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County may hire a lawyer to lead its zoning office
DL man charged with felony threats
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Busker, Herzog top five at Duluth Jr. PGA
Unruh third at Players Tour Series A at Northland CC
Frazee 14U places third at West Fargo tourney
Tough stretch continues for Post 15
Post 14 sweeps DL in opening doubleheader
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Bakko family welcomes son
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
New Yorker named 'America's Greatest Thinker' in New York Mills: Pamela Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off June 10
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
James Ray Peach
Warren C. Koester
Kermit H. Rodewald
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Sen. Al Franken column: Healthcare plan would hammer Minnesota and Becker County
Letter: Vaping can help people quit smoking
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
January 29, 2014
Lawmaker says Minnesota not doing enough to manage wolves
ST. PAUL – Opinions remain sharply divided about whether Minnesota should allow wolf hunts, and Tuesday night a state lawmaker also questioned...
January 29, 2014 - 8:21am
January 12, 2014
City, DNR to host trail meeting Jan. 23
Connecting the pieces of trails throughout Detroit Lakes is a priority for the city, and Jan. 23, there will be a meeting regarding the latest connection. The city of Detroit Lakes and the Department of Natural Resources are working on plans for the multi-use Heartland Trail extension....
January 12, 2014 - 5:00pm
December 4, 2013
Donations needed for Upstream Preserve
Last year, the city of Detroit Lakes received a DNR grant to cover the costs of purchasing Upstream Sucker Creek and to install a marsh walk, bathrooms and picnic area at the site east of town. Once the bids came in on the project though, the city was about $84,000 short on funding....
December 4, 2013 - 11:00am
November 28, 2013
Two swans shot
Two trumpeter swans were found shot and dead near Detroit Lakes recently, and DNR officials are now asking for the public’s help in finding out why. The incident occurred Sunday, November 17 — the last day of deer hunting in Minnesota. The swans were found east of Detroit...
November 28, 2013 - 1:00pm
November 21, 2013
Four men arrested for violating a variety of hunting laws
A vehicle pursuit and a foot race related to illegally shining deer landed four men in the Otter Tail County Jail, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Charged in Otter Tail County Court with a variety of charges ranging from felony fleeing a law enforcement...
November 21, 2013 - 5:30pm
October 11, 2013
Tax revenues mixed early in state fiscal year
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota sales and personal income tax receipts were up in the first three months of the state fiscal year as state revenues came in just short of projections. Minnesota Management and Budget on Thursday reported that overall state tax collections were down $2 million,...
October 11, 2013 - 10:54am
August 29, 2013
Wolf believed to have bitten Minnesota boy tests negative for rabies
BEMIDJI -- A 75 lb. gray wolf wildlife experts suspect bit a 16-year-old Solway boy Saturday at Lake Winnibigoshish campground has tested negative for rabies, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Thursday. The wolf was trapped and killed Monday at the site of the...
August 29, 2013 - 10:41am
August 28, 2013
Campground reopens after wolf attack
BEMIDJI, Minn. - The campground where 16-year-old Noah Graham was attacked by a wolf last weekend was again open for business Wednesday. Ann Long-Voelkner, a spokeswoman for the Chippewa National Forest, said the West Winnie Campground at Lake Winibigoshish reopened Wednesday afternoon....
August 28, 2013 - 9:00pm
DNR pilot looks for lakeshore violations, illegal activity
Area lakeshore owners who occasionally borrow their neighbor’s weed roller to clear out the aquatic vegetation in the water around their dock...
August 28, 2013 - 12:16pm
Youth ATV training
Woods-n-Wheels ATV Club is offering youth ATV safety training Saturday, Sept. 21, in Detroit Lakes. Registration for the class will be Sept. 5 from 6-7 p.m. in the basement of the VFW Club on north Washington Avenue. The classroom session will be at 8 a.m. in the VFW basement....
August 28, 2013 - 10:25am
August 26, 2013
16-year-old boy attacked by wolf at Lake Winnibigoshish
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Noah Graham, after waking up to find his skull in the jaws of a wolf, fought off the animal and lived to tell the tale. Graham,...
August 26, 2013 - 4:14pm
August 24, 2013
Park Rapids asking residents to water trees
The city of Park Rapids is asking for a citizens’ hose brigade to begin immediately. Tinder dry conditions are leaving city trees drying...
August 24, 2013 - 7:00am
July 25, 2013
DNR officer charged over gas purchases
WILLMAR, Minn. – A Sunburg man has been charged with felony theft related to gasoline purchases on his state-issued fleet card while working as a state conservation officer. James Clifford Steffen, 47, is accused of charging more gas on his fleet card than was used in the state-owned...
July 25, 2013 - 8:55am
July 17, 2013
More businesses now fall under AIS training requirement
Businesses that decontaminate, rent or lease boats or other water-related equipment will now be required to attend aquatic invasive species (AIS) training and acquire a permit under a state law change that took effect July 1, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
July 17, 2013 - 7:24am
June 27, 2013
Booze and boating don’t mix; DNR ramps up enforcement this weekend
Boaters should think twice before having a cocktail on the water, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. The DNR and other agencies around the state are stepping up patrols for impaired boaters this weekend — June 28-30. The enforcement is part of Operation...
June 27, 2013 - 12:37pm