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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
February 28, 2017
As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines
CANNON BALL, N.D. - Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline who were pushed out of their protest camp this week have vowed to keep up efforts...
February 28, 2017 - 11:15am
January 26, 2017
Letter: Klobuchar 'blew us off' on request for PolyMet hearings
Shame on you, Senator Klobuchar! The U.S. Forest Service just signed off on transferring 6,650 acres of public lands in the Superior National Forest to PolyMet. That's where the ore body is located that the company wants to mine — on public land, YOUR land. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar...
January 26, 2017 - 8:00am
December 4, 2016
Lovers of Bad Medicine Lake rally to protect lakeshore
Minnesotans love their lakes, but few have been so willing to put their money where their mouths are as the environmentally-minded folks who...
December 4, 2016 - 11:00am
October 20, 2016
Solid support: Fond du Lac trees harvested for North Dakota protest
CLOQUET, Minn.—Working on slopes thick with red pine outside Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet on Tuesday, a crew armed...
October 20, 2016 - 10:47am
October 11, 2016
5 Enbridge pipelines targeted in coordinated protests in MN, ND as environmental activists claim arrests
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — Activists protesting the movement of tar-sands oil from Canada into the U.S. have taken action today against five...
October 11, 2016 - 1:50pm
October 9, 2016
Some plants and animals have special need for each other
Ecology, or the relations of organisms to one another and to their surrounding physical environment, include near limitless examples the world over. Some of the more interesting and fascinating examples involve pollinators and seed dispersal mechanisms.
October 9, 2016 - 5:39am
August 31, 2016
At least 2 arrested after protesters bind themselves to Dakota Access construction equipment
BISMARCK — Two people were arrested Wednesday morning, Aug. 31, and additional arrests were possible after protesters descended on a construction...
August 31, 2016 - 1:48pm
June 25, 2016
10 tips for protecting our water
How about a nice, tall glass of yard waste? Or motor oil? Or litter, soil or pet waste? Yuck! But that’s what ends up in our lakes and groundwater if residents aren’t more conscientious. The city of Alexandria is trying to increase awareness that stormwater runoff isn’t just...
June 25, 2016 - 5:10am
June 5, 2016
Environment groups celebrate governor’s veto of land study
Members of Toxic Taters, Land Stewardship Project, White Earth Land Recovery Project, and Pesticide Action Network celebrated and commended Governor Dayton’s line item veto Tuesday that removed $1.5 million dollars of funding for the Pineland Sands Land and Water Study from the...
June 5, 2016 - 5:20am
June 2, 2016
Blue-green algae in MN: If in doubt, stay out
With Memorial Day past, the unofficial start of summer is here. While water enthusiasts and pets enjoy swimming and boating when the weather is calm and sunny, these conditions are also perfect for growing blue-green algae, which can be harmful to both people and animals. Last summer,...
June 2, 2016 - 5:25am
May 12, 2016
Saturday is Clean Drain Dry Day in MN
At the stroke of midnight on Saturday, May 14, Governor Mark Dayton will cast his line and proclaim Clean Drain Dry Day, signaling the start to a time honored tradition, the Minnesota Fishing Opener! With over 1.6 million anglers hitting the water, fishing opener is the perfect opportunity...
May 12, 2016 - 5:50am
April 22, 2016
Bill clarifying Minnesota water buffers headed to Dayton
ST. PAUL — Nearly a year after he signed the first one, another bill regulating the use of vegetative buffers strips to protect Minnesota’s waters is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk. Dayton has said he supports the bill that the House passed Thursday by a 105-24 vote and that...
April 22, 2016 - 8:37am
April 20, 2016
County forms new Land Department
In a bid to streamline county operations, the Becker County Board on Tuesday voted 4-1 to create a new Land Department led by Steve Skoog, the former county assessor and current environmental services director. The move restructures and consolidates the departments of Planning and...
April 20, 2016 - 10:57am
March 18, 2016
Lawmakers to revisit ‘buffer strip’ law
A key water-quality initiative of Gov. Mark Dayton last year — vegetative buffer strips along streams and drainage ditches — is returning...
March 18, 2016 - 5:35am
March 1, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton speech at water summit
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to clean the state’s...
March 1, 2016 - 3:12pm