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Friends say slain Fargo cop ‘had no fear’
Barnesville man accused of violating protection order shortly after leaving jail for similar offense
Snowmobile ice drag races today and Saturday on Little Detroit Lake
Greater Minnesota sex assault victims often receive less care
Health Department erred in Minnesota drinking water tests
DL gymnasts on top despite adversity
Teiken, Askelson finish season at state
Boys Hockey: Flyers dump DL in season finale
Cihak, Priem lead DL past Albany
Raiders close out Cougars, push win streak to 17 games
DL students compete in regions, qualify for state
Ask a trooper: Does driver’s license show drinking violation?
Dreams are coming true for columnist headed to Denmark
M State named top 100 community college
M State nursing students add gymnastics program to clinical rotation
Friends & Neighbors
Water park to return after roof collapse
Midwest Bank gets top financial scores
Becker is best place to get a mortgage
Ideas for Valentine’s Day
This region has the cheapest gasoline
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at Shooting Star Friday
Valentine’s Day concert set for Sunday in Motley
While entertaining, ‘NFL Confidential’ leaves room for doubt
Elmer’s summer dinner theater season expands
Wadena history program Feb. 20
Christie Renee Herbranson
Carl Melvin Sunram
Marlys Christine Wittnebel
Nydia J. Lefebvre
Jane M. Ries Radermacher
Get out the hand warmers and support remaining Polar Fest activities this weekend
Every egg has meaning behind it
Letter: Kinship program can make a big difference in children’s, mentors’ lives
Letter: West Central Initiative already addressing pressing issues
It’s nice to receive a helping hand
Lake becomes archaeological site for bison
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Not getting bites? Time to mix it up
Not just fresh air, the outdoors can provide humor, too
Help wildlife during tax time
Detroit Mountain sees successful first year
Polarific Activities: February is for playing outdoors in Detroit Lakes
Peoples Park offers skating, hockey rinks
From Holiday Train to Santa, December is full
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 10, 2016
Enbridge calls regulatory action on Sandpiper ‘unreasonable’
Enbridge Energy on Monday called an order by regulators in the Sandpiper pipeline permitting process “unlawful and unreasonable” and requested it be altered. The company’s complaint centers on when an Environmental Impact Statement, or environmental study of the proposed crude...
February 10, 2016 - 10:09am
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
November 4, 2015
Minnesota second in U.S. for climate change
Things are literally heating up in our neck of the woods - that's according to climate experts with a group called Climate Minnesota. The advocacy...
News / Detroit Lakes
November 4, 2015 - 11:53am
October 31, 2015
Climate MN seminar set Monday in DL
You may remember the name Will Steger. He is a polar explorer who has traveled tens of thousands of miles via kayak and dogsled. He has also traveled to Detroit Lakes, speaking here in 2012. While he isn’t back in town, his project, “Climate Minnesota: Local Stories, Community...
News / Detroit Lakes
October 31, 2015 - 9:48pm
October 27, 2015
Nelson is Becker SWCD’s 2015 Conservationist of the Year
Each year, the 89 Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) comprising the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts...
Life / Friends & Neighbors
October 27, 2015 - 2:29pm
October 18, 2015
Callaway native gets environmental award
Stephanie Reynolds, daughter of Bonnie Reynolds of Callaway, was just awarded the prestigious Floyd Forsberg Environment Quality Scholarship....
October 18, 2015 - 5:20am
October 1, 2015
Minnesota reports warmest September on record
DULUTH, Minn. – The long, glorious summer of 2015 just kept rolling along into early fall, giving Minnesota its warmest September in recorded history. The Minnesota State Climatology Office says the average statewide temperature for September 2015 will come in above 64 degrees,...
October 1, 2015 - 9:01am
August 7, 2015
Clean Power Plan good for the planet, public health
The Obama administration’s new Clean Power Plan is a historic step forward in the fight to slow climate change. Less well-known is that it’s also a dramatic public health advance. Limiting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the leading source of this climate change...
opinion / editorials
August 7, 2015 - 5:30am
June 24, 2015
Minnesota Pollution Control’s citizen board eliminated after day of protests, tears
ST. PAUL -- The citizens’ board of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency approved a disputed sewage facility Tuesday, then adjourned itself out of existence. The 48-year-old board was eliminated by the Legislature this year, enraging environmentalists who saw the move as a step...
June 24, 2015 - 8:22am
June 18, 2015
Clean energy advocates urge Minnesota lawmakers for tough emissions regulations
ST. PAUL -- Clean energy supporters, including a world-famous polar explorer, gathered Wednesday in the State Office Building to urge Minnesota...
June 18, 2015 - 2:18pm
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