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Two-car crash sends four to the hospital
BNSF crossing in DL closed until Tuesday afternoon
New roundabout on Hwy 59 partially opens
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Hole in one
Labine leaves three-decade legacy with DL track and field
Richards joins RPI in group of nine new faces
Lamoureux Named Force Associate Head Coach
The 10th annual Youth Golf series begins June 29
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Edible architecture at the DL Public Library
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
Rick "Joey" Lynch
Jerome (Jerry) Thielen
Warren C. Koester
Ronald L. Brett
Letter: Veteran supports raising tobacco age
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
Brad Laabs column: Not all 'keepers' should be kept
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
Pine to Palm
June 5, 2015
Here’s some tips on keeping phosphorus out of the lakes
In the summer, Minnesotans enjoy every one of their 10,000-plus lakes. After months of being cooped up, it’s understandable! Yet summer is when people often unknowingly damage the very lakes they love by polluting them with phosphorous. Phosphorous is in anything that once...
June 5, 2015 - 5:15am
February 11, 2015
Becker Soil and Water District gets $655K in grants
When the Minnesota Board of Soil & Water Resources announced the allocation of more than $14 million in 2015 Clean Water Fund grants on Jan. 26, the Becker Soil & Water Conservation District was a big winner. Two of Becker SWCD’s Clean Water Fund grant applications, totaling...
February 11, 2015 - 12:15pm
January 6, 2015
Sandpiper oil pipeline gets support, criticism
DULUTH, Minn. -- The proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline across northern Minnesota is either a safer way to move domestic energy or an immoral boost for fossil fuels and climate change. That was the gamut of testimony Tuesday in Duluth at a public hearing on the proposed, all-new,...
January 6, 2015 - 9:58pm
December 23, 2014
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