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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
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
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
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
April 9, 2018
Strategy for lake invaders: Slow the spread
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—With a steady stream of reports of zebra mussels and other aquatic invasive species getting into lakes, the battle to...
April 9, 2018 - 10:30am
March 12, 2018
Zebra mussels double water clarity in Big Winnie: DNR calls meeting to talk about future of walleye fishery
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The first zebra mussel babies, called veligers, were confirmed in Lake Winnibigoshish in 2012. By 2016 the first...
March 12, 2018 - 6:05am
February 24, 2018
2017 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Feb. 28
Minnesota fishing, hunting and trapping licenses for 2017 expire Wednesday, Feb. 28, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Licenses for 2018 are now available wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold, online at mndnr.gov/buyalicense and by telephone at...
February 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
December 3, 2017
In bits and pieces, Heartland Trail is coming together
Good news on the Heartland Trail between Detroit Lakes and Frazee: The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway has agreed to let the trail be built...
December 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 27, 2017
Hunters register 161,057 deer through third weekend of season--Harvest climbs 16 percent from 2016
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 161,057 deer through the third weekend of deer season, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Preliminary results through the third weekend show that the number of deer registered was up 16 percent from 2016. Of the deer harvested,...
November 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
November 25, 2017
Whitefish and cisco sport netting to open on Straight Lake in Becker County
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Park Rapids area fisheries office has set the whitefish and cisco (tullibee) netting season for Dec. 1 through Dec. 31 on Straight Lake in Becker County. Notice will be posted at the lake access and other public places near the lake. To...
November 25, 2017 - 9:00am
November 22, 2017
DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
Getting that trophy buck and stocking their own freezers with meat aren't the only reasons for hunters to be out in the predawn hours, helping...
November 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
November 7, 2017
From scat to identifying songbirds, Minnesota call center answers questions from the field
BRAINERD, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources boosted its call center hours for curious Minnesotans spending time in...
November 7, 2017 - 7:00am
October 29, 2017
Hunters looking forward to higher deer numbers this season
Hunters will have additional opportunities to harvest deer this season thanks to a series of mild winters and conservative hunting regulations,...
October 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
September 25, 2017
With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
DULUTH — Minnesota's wolf population jumped 25 percent in the past year, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday, Sept....
September 25, 2017 - 5:34pm
August 19, 2017
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
The number of Minnesota small-game hunters dropped last fall compared to 2015, continuing a steady trend, the Minnesota Department of Natural...
August 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 24, 2017
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the 2018 Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp through 4 p.m. Friday, July 28, according to the Department...
July 24, 2017 - 8:43am
July 2, 2017
Study: Warm waters increase lake trout hooking mortality
Many more lake trout released by Lake Superior anglers die when water temperatures are over 50 degrees than originally thought, according to...
July 2, 2017 - 10:04am
May 30, 2017
DNR asks lakeshore owners to report mudpuppy observations and die-offs
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking lakeshore owners and citizens to report any mudpuppy salamanders they see, especially...
May 30, 2017 - 9:00am
May 12, 2017
Drop in a line--it's walleye time: Bait shops, anglers prepare for a warm, sunny fishing opener
Fishing opener is set to be a good one, with the ice long gone, and the weather predicted to be sunny with a temperature high just shy of 80...
May 12, 2017 - 2:12pm