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Ice left early in spring, arrived late this fall, leading to record-breaking ice-free season on Detroit Lake
From teen rebel to astronaut: Columbia Space Shuttle Pilot Digger Carey talks to youngsters in Mahnomen
DL man gets 45 days on drug charge
Criminal sexual conduct charges dropped against DL man
Callway man sentenced for domestic assault
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Otters snap five-game skid to Laker girls
GIRLS HOCKEY: Prowlers complete season sweep of DL
Pins galore in Laker wrestlers first dual
Lakers rout Rebels in season-opener
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
'Magical Medora Christmas' comes to Detroit Lakes Dec. 18
'This Little Light of Mine': Trinity Lutheran to host 14th annual Candles & Carols Dec. 18
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Jeanette M. Giesinger
Diana Lynn Aker
Diana Lynn Aker
Robert Alfred (Bob) Anderson
Helen C. Erickson
Letter: Why does Trump spend so much time demonizing the working press?
Letter: Americans are right to worry about insurance quality
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Brad Laabs Column: It's almost ice fishing time--here's where to find the fish
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Leech Lake
Outdoors Column: With decurved beak and sweet song, the rarely-seen little brown creeper is unique
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
Lucky number 13: MN Flyers’ Level 3 and 4 gymnasts competing in state compulsories this weekend
A new home for the holidays: Manna Food Co-op secures lease on Cutting Edge building
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
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