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Grain bin catches fire northwest of Lake Park
Update: Two people escape house fire in Detroit Lakes
Studies suggest legalizing marijuana could help opioid epidemic
Central Minnesota boy dies month after crash with semi-truck
Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Hornet nine open with win at Crookston
UCB track teams fourth at Barnesville Booster
Sharp “best boxer” in Proctor
Herzog medalist, Laker girls win at The Meadows
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
December 10, 2016
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Pheasant hunters can expect to see some roosters in the fields this December, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "We've...
December 10, 2016 - 12:00am
November 11, 2016
Letter: Proposed diversion project doesn't meet Minnesota standards, but let's explore other options
There's been a lot of discussion and misunderstanding since the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources denied a state permit for the proposed...
November 11, 2016 - 12:47pm
October 9, 2016
Eagles fly high even after death; National Eagle Repository supplies feathers to Native Americans
After a young bald eagle died last week after befriending the residents of Turtle Lake, the Department of Natural Resources picked up the body....
October 9, 2016 - 5:00am
October 2, 2016
Drowning is biggest safety risk for waterfowl hunters
Hunters preparing to hit the water this fall in pursuit of ducks, geese and other wild game are reminded to include life jackets on their hunting...
October 2, 2016 - 6:00am
Young eagle that made the rounds at Turtle Lake has died
A young bald eagle that spent the month making the rounds of homes on Turtle Lake has died. "He died in my yard," said Evie Soukup. "I knew he...
October 2, 2016 - 5:38am
October 1, 2016
Looking for a place to hunt? DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
The Department of Natural Resources will sell 40 northern Minnesota parcels in three public oral bid auctions in October and November. Tuesday, Oct. 25 - Nine northwestern Minnesota parcels will be auctioned at the County Administration Building in Bemidji. Thursday, Oct. 27 - 27...
October 1, 2016 - 9:22am
September 24, 2016
DNR to hold annual trapping season permit meeting for Hubbel Pond Wildlife Management Area Oct. 5
The annual meeting to issue permits for the 2016-2017 Hubbel Pond Wildlife Management Area trapping season will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. at the DNR Area Headquarters on Lake Sallie, 2 1/2 miles southwest of Detroit Lakes at 14583, County Road 19. The number of permits...
September 24, 2016 - 11:39am
September 17, 2016
Farmers losing faith in Dayton: DNR commissioner meets with Becker County officials
Gov. Mark Dayton has lost trust with farmers and will have to work hard to restore it. That was the message Becker County Board Chairman Barry Nelson had for DNR commissioner Tom Landwehr during a meeting earlier this month with Becker County officials. Farmers were not happy when...
September 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
September 11, 2016
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Another mild winter, good nesting season conditions and a slight increase in grassland habitat in the pheasant range all combined to increase Minnesota's roadside pheasant index by 29 percent compared to last year, according to the Department of Natural Resources. "Grassland habitat...
September 11, 2016 - 5:00am
August 31, 2016
One small step for fish: DNR removes Shell Lake dam, replaces it with rocky structure
The DNR is planning to remove a dam at the outlet of Shell Lake and replace it with natural rock rapids, allowing fish to move in and out of...
August 31, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 27, 2016
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
As the bear hunting season approaches, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking hunters to avoid shooting research bears that...
August 27, 2016 - 5:00am
August 21, 2016
Zebra mussels found in Detroit Lake
They're here. Zebra mussels have been found in Detroit Lake. DNR invasive species staff confirmed two juvenile zebra mussels and two adults at...
August 21, 2016 - 5:00am
August 12, 2016
Presence of zebra mussels confirmed in five Minnesota lakes
A swimmer found a single zebra mussel in the huge Otter Tail Lake in west-central Minnesota, but a search of 3,000 other objects in the lake...
August 12, 2016 - 3:11pm
August 6, 2016
New bat species enters MN
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in collaboration with Central Lakes College, has discovered a bat species new to Minnesota, the...
August 6, 2016 - 5:35am
Deer numbers rise, licenses now on sale
Steadily growing deer populations may produce more deer sightings and slightly more harvest opportunities for hunters during the 2016 season, although one-deer limits remain in place for much of the state. “Hunters can look forward to seeing the growth in local deer populations...
August 6, 2016 - 5:30am