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Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
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Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Hornets to make 24th state appearance
DL wrestlers section runners-up
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Leola L. Shockley
Joan A. Watland
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
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