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DL man gets jail time for meth
More than just a temporary fix: Rossman Elementary space issues include wonky layout, 40-year-old temporary classrooms
New sheriff in town: DNR creates Straight River Groundwater Management Area
Man sentenced for possessing stolen rifle
Aiming for cop, man hits girlfriend in face with cellphone
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Turning back the pages
Lormis to attend UM-Morris this fall
Benscoter on dean's list at Mayville State
Richville couple welcomes daughter
Mankes welcome baby boy
Friends & Neighbors
Cabinets Plus now designing closets
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
February 21, 2016
DNR will not review Offutt irrigation wells
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources decided last week not to carry out an environmental review of two permits affecting about 195 acres of former forestland that R.D. Offutt Co. plans to convert to potato fields. R.D. Offutt Co., based in Fargo, planned extensive conversion...
February 21, 2016 - 5:00am
January 31, 2016
Hardball politics forces Dayton to support change in buffer law
In a victory for farmers and a defeat for environmentalists, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton has capitulated to legislators on the issue of un-farmed buffer...
January 31, 2016 - 5:10am
January 15, 2016
More ‘gold grains’ found in Iron Range
There’s gold in them thar forests! The question is, how much, and how easy will it be to extract? The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
January 15, 2016 - 5:45am
January 14, 2016
Opposition agrees to more time for DNR pines-to-potatoes study
Groups petitioning for an environmental review of a local potato grower’s expansion into the pinelands of north-central Minnesota say they’re...
January 14, 2016 - 5:40am
October 25, 2015
Charges after DNR sting, surveillance, search warrant at Ketter’s in Frazee
One of the owners of Ketter’s meat market in Frazee has been charged with two misdemeanors for allegedly taking and possessing snapping turtles...
October 25, 2015 - 5:05am
October 14, 2015
DNR to hold metallic mineral lease sale
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is initiating the sale of leases for state-owned metallic minerals. Areas offered for lease are in Aitkin, Carlton, Itasca, Kanabec, Koochiching and St. Louis counties and total 88,572 acres. The notice of sale, mining unit book containing...
October 14, 2015 - 11:00am
September 20, 2015
Tulaby boater chases buck until it drowns
The DNR is investigating the death of a large buck that grew tired and eventually drowned in Tulaby Lake after being followed and harassed by a pontoon driver. “It was out swimming in the lake, towards the north end of the lake on the Mahnomen County side,” said Ray Thorkildson,...
September 20, 2015 - 5:50am
September 13, 2015
RDO and DNR talk groundwater contamination
In a win for those concerned about groundwater contamination from the large-scale conversion of timberlands into potato farming in Becker, Cass,...
September 13, 2015 - 5:15am
August 23, 2015
DNR seeks muskie lake: Why 3 Otter Tail lakes are in the running
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Section, is considering implementing a muskie management program in Loon Lake, Lake Lizzie or Franklin Lake in Otter Tail County. Here is a list of commonly asked questions regarding muskie management, answered by the DNR. Q:...
August 23, 2015 - 5:30am
August 19, 2015
Residents upset that DNR plans to stock lakes with muskie
The great muskie war continues. Several lake associations are up in arms over DNR plans to start stocking muskie in one of three Otter Tail County lakes. And now, after 36 years, the Pelican Lake Association wants the DNR to stop stocking muskellunge in that lake. The concern...
August 19, 2015 - 11:45am
August 15, 2015
Good way to catch more fish: call TIP line
Here’s an easy way to catch more fish: Catch more poachers. Those who break the rules by catching way too many fish are selfishly draining a precious resource and they should pay the consequences of a stiff fine and a loss of their license. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
August 15, 2015 - 5:55pm
July 26, 2015
Access project begins Aug. 21
The Detroit Lake public access on South Shore Drive will close for a month starting Aug. 21 for an expansion and improvement project, and will...
July 26, 2015 - 5:30am
July 1, 2015
Lake Detroiters hold 71st annual meeting to talk sustainability
Turnout was great for the 71st annual Lake Detroiters Association meeting Saturday on Deadshot Bay: there were 267 people there, about a third...
July 1, 2015 - 12:15pm
June 10, 2015
DL hotel jumps final hurdle
The controversial new hotel, condominium and restaurant project at the corner of West Lake Drive and Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes moved another step closer to completion on Tuesday. The Detroit Lakes City Council approved, on a 6-2 vote, the final plan for a planned unit...
June 10, 2015 - 11:15am
June 7, 2015
DNR to hold Straight River Aquifer meeting Thursday
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold the Straight River Groundwater Management Area project advisory team meeting on Thursday, June 11, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Hubbard County Courthouse County Board Room, 301 Court Ave. in Park Rapids. Individuals do not need...
June 7, 2015 - 5:20am