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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
friends & neighbors
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
February 22, 2017
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
Gary Thompson has been pulling pieces of history out of Becker County's lakes and rivers for going on half a century now. "This will be my 50th...
February 22, 2017 - 3:34pm
May 23, 2016
Apply now to hunt elk in Minnesota
Hunters have until Friday, June 17, to apply for one of seven elk licenses offered this year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “The number of hunting licenses available is influenced by the state’s elk management plan,” said Adam Murkowski, DNR big game program...
May 23, 2016 - 5:00am
February 13, 2016
DNR to begin elk research project in NW Minnesota
A new research project on free-ranging, wild elk of northwestern Minnesota aims to improve understanding of elk movements and habitat use. The study will run through June 2018. Beginning Feb. 15, the DNR will collar approximately 20 adult female elk in northwestern Minnesota, from...
February 13, 2016 - 5:00am
December 6, 2015
The sight, sound, scent of elk unique in the wild
Surprisingly few Minnesotans know that giant bull elk adorned with impossibly large antlers gather each September during the annual rut throughout secluded areas of the far northwestern corner of Minnesota. Their roaring vocalizations, or “bugling/bugles” as the calls are commonly...
December 6, 2015 - 5:40am
March 14, 2015
Survey reports 131 elk in three herds in NW MN
Three distinct herds totaling 131 animals that roam portions of far northwestern Minnesota comprise the state’s elk population, according to results of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ annual aerial population survey. Spotters counted 79 elk in the Caribou-Vita...
March 14, 2015 - 5:10am
February 5, 2015
Tribe seeks studies of reintroducing elk into northeast Minnesota
February 5, 2015 - 8:34pm
December 9, 2014
Elk citation in front of cameraman angers hunter
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Jim Latvala, a 65-year-old fishing guide from Two Harbors, Minn., shot a six-point bull elk while hunting with his brother...
December 9, 2014 - 8:28am
May 20, 2014
DNR reduces northwest Minnesota elk tags
As a result of lower elk numbers, the Department of Natural Resources is offering fewer elk licenses this fall in Kittson County of northwest Minnesota. The Grygla, Minn., elk zone again will be closed in an effort to rebuild the herd to population goal levels. “The number of...
May 20, 2014 - 9:30am
May 17, 2014
Apply now to hunt elk in Minnesota this fall
Hunters have until Friday, June 13, to apply for one of nine elk licenses offered this year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Hunters interested in applying for a license can find maps of the two hunting zones and other pertinent information on the DNR website.
May 17, 2014 - 8:00am
March 15, 2014
Blane Klemek: Elk are well adapted for the wilds of Minnesota
It was within the Cabinet Mountain range of extreme northwestern Montana near the Idaho border where I saw my first wild elk. I was alone, walking a rugged and steep mountain trail some 6,000 feet above sea level, when a movement caught my attention. At first I couldn’t identify...
March 15, 2014 - 8:00am
March 10, 2014
Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
A plan is in the works to restore wild, free-roaming elk to parts of east-central and Northeastern Minnesota for the first time since they were...
March 10, 2014 - 9:17am
December 12, 2013
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
MOORHEAD — The rack of a massive bull elk shot this fall in northwest Minnesota has been scored by a certified measurer for the Boone and Crockett...
December 12, 2013 - 5:30pm
September 26, 2013
DNR seeks info on elk poaching
Authorities are seeking information on a large bull elk that was shot and left last week in eastern Marshall County north of Grygla, Minn. According to 1st Lt. Pat Znajda, District 1 enforcement supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the elk was reported...
September 26, 2013 - 8:35am
September 23, 2013
Minnesota man's caribou hunt produces big elk
Brad Penas had never hunted elk and had never seen one in the part of northwest Minnesota where he hunts deer. So, when Penas, 45, of Moorhead,...
September 23, 2013 - 9:17am
March 8, 2013
Former Detroit Lakes man bags second largest elk ever taken in MN
I was lucky enough to be drawn for an either-sex elk tag in the 2012 Minnesota elk hunt’s first season Sept. 15 through Sept. 23 in the Kittson...
March 8, 2013 - 2:22pm