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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
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
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
Creek turns green, but water’s fine
DULUTH, Minn. -- Tim Pohl woke up Monday at his home in Duluth and drove his children to school before he noticed something peculiar about his...
December 23, 2014 - 7:42am
December 22, 2014
Albright named as BWSR’s Watershed Employee of the Year
The Buffalo-Red River Watershed District was in its infancy when Bruce Albright was appointed as its administrator in 1980. Thirty-four years...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
December 22, 2014 - 3:04pm
December 17, 2014
Cormorant peninsula preserved
Becker County’s newest piece of land includes 21 acres, with an eight-acre pond within, on Big Cormorant Lake. The site is part of an Aquatic Management Area acquisition and is located in the middle of a narrow peninsula that extends into Big Cormorant Lake. Mandy Erickson,...
December 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
December 13, 2014
Albright named Outstanding Watershed Employee
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is pleased to announce that Bruce Albright, district administrator for the Buffalo-Red...
December 13, 2014 - 1:00pm
October 26, 2014
Phosphorus levels in St. Clair Lake need to be lower as they are endangering waters downstream, like Lake Sallie
St. Clair Lake’s phosphorus level needs to be lowered soon or it could impair other area lakes. On Thursday, the Minnesota Pollution Control...
October 26, 2014 - 8:00am
October 16, 2014
Hamden a haven for birds
To look north of Audubon 25 years ago would be a much different sight than it is today. One would have seen thousands of acres of dry farmland,...
October 16, 2014 - 9:45am
October 10, 2014
Waubun-Ogema takes first in Junior Envirothon; Holy Rosary takes third
The Area I Junior Envirothon was held at Prairie Wetlands Learning Center in Fergus Falls, on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The weather cooperated and...
October 10, 2014 - 8:30am
October 5, 2014
Worst possible route for crude oil pipeline? Former officials blast the Sandpiper
Because of the permeable soil and low-lying, relatively fast-moving aquifer in the Straight River area, retired DNR hydrologist Bob Merritt says...
October 5, 2014 - 10:30am
September 3, 2014
Dayton warns diversion proponents to play nice
Gov. Mark Dayton had strong words for the contentious $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project at a meeting Tuesday with local and state officials that attracted a large public audience. Dayton listened as commissioners, mayors, state regulators and farmers voiced their...
September 3, 2014 - 10:00am
August 27, 2014
No pipeline plans for Becker - yet
The proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline is not being rerouted through Becker County lake country, at least, not yet. Detroit Lakes and Becker...
August 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
Dayton wants work on F-M diversion stopped; claims major part to protect economic development
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging the federal government to stop its work on Fargo-Moorhead’s flood diversion plan, including any approval of funding, until Minnesota can complete an environmental review of the $1.8 billion project. Dayton made his request in a letter to Jo-Ellen...
August 27, 2014 - 11:34am
August 11, 2014
Politicians weigh in on Sandpiper crude oil system
BEMIDJI -- In the shadow of a state decision Thursday to study alternative routes for the proposed $2.6 billion Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, politicians weighed in on whether to wait for new and different pathways through Minnesota or go ahead with Enbridge Energy's original proposed...
August 11, 2014 - 8:25am
August 7, 2014
Hearing today on Sandpiper pipeline
ST.PAUL - The route for the controversial Sandpiper oil pipeline will be discussed today at a hearing before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. The Enbridge pipeline project would transport oil from near Tioga in western North Dakota more than 600 miles to an Enbridge terminal...
August 7, 2014 - 9:45am
July 25, 2014
Nolan wants Enbridge Sandpiper route moved south
BRAINERD, Minn. -- U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan voiced opposition Thursday to Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline route, which would cut...
July 25, 2014 - 8:01am
June 6, 2014
Area high schoolers take part in Envirothon
The Area I Senior Envirothon was held at Prairie Wetlands Learning Center in Fergus Falls on May 7. The weather was chilly, but all stations...
June 6, 2014 - 8:00am