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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Severe Weather Announcements (6)
August 17, 2016
Staples to host Railroad Days Aug. 25-28
The Staples Motley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2016 Railroad Days celebration Aug. 25-28 in Staples. The Chamber is excited about this year's lineup of events. The Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union will be holding a Medallion Hunt, with new clues everyday until it is...
August 17, 2016 - 11:42am
July 1, 2016
Fish house festival, fishing tournament and summer celebration set Saturday in NYM
The Cultural Center in New York Mills is hosting its 3rd annual Fish House Festival on Friday, July 8, and will once again host a raffle and live auction of fish houses, decoys, and other sporting art and cabin décor painted on the street during the festival. Just 290 raffle tickets...
July 1, 2016 - 1:52pm
May 19, 2016
Scandinavian, Viking fests set June 24-25 in Moorhead
The Nordic Culture Clubs and the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County have teamed up once again to present the 39th Annual Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival and Midwest Viking Festival. These festivals will be celebrated on June 24-25 at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. This...
May 19, 2016 - 5:05am
February 7, 2015
Afro-Cuban band coming to Moorhead in March
The timing is terrific! Cuba and the United States are “speaking” again. Doesn’t matter whether you think that’s good or bad, because The Pedrito Martinez Group has been in New York City since 2005 anyhow, selling out every performance and attracting musicians from all...
February 7, 2015 - 5:25am
May 22, 2013
Summer Moon Festival set
The Summer Moon Festival at the Olive Branch Retreat in Grey Eagle, Minn., is an uplifting, inspirational, fun event meant to be a celebration of life and is open to the public. Set for Saturday, June 8, the festival includes lakeside booths providing a sampling of integrated wellness...
May 22, 2013 - 10:05am
February 17, 2009
Flapjack festival pledges changes for next year
FARGO - An organizer for the Fargo Kiwanis Club Pancake Karnival said the group "made a major, major mistake" in not having enough grills, sausage cookers or coffee machines at Saturday's event. The Kiwanis will meet today to examine the event to avoid the mistakes from Saturday's...
February 17, 2009 - 8:00am
February 12, 2009
Twitter crash course set tonight in Fargo
FARGO - If you've fallen behind in social networking trends, you can get a crash course in Twitter tonight. Ristreto Coffee & Tea is one of 175 locations worldwide hosting a Twestival. The fundraiser will send all the proceeds to "charity: water," a nonprofit that works to bring...
February 12, 2009 - 1:15pm
February 3, 2009
Jackson man sentenced for drug possession
A Jackson, Minn., man was sentenced to five years' probation and 30 days in jail last week in Becker County District Court on two felony counts of drug possession. Jason Richard Weets, 23, of 64 River St., Jackson, Minn., pled guilty to two felony counts of drug possession on Dec....
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Dave Matthews Band coming to DL for 10,000 Lakes Festival
Hoping to reach what 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) spokesman Dave Weissman describes as "a wider fan base," the 10,000 Lakes Festival announced...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Festival of Trees winners named
Winners from the 2008 Frazee Festival of Trees are: Peoples Choice winner was "A Johnny Jumpen Christmas," which was a restored John Deere tractor display designed by Teresa Fett in memory of her parents Henry & Ruth Rethwisch. This award is decided by the vote of those attending...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Frazee Festival of Trees kicks off Nov. 28
Millions of glistening lights will be on display at the 13th Annual Festival of Trees in the Frazee Event Center. Enjoy a walk through a magical forest of designer-trimmed theme Christmas trees on Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 28-30, and the following weekend, Dec. 5-7, from 10 a.m....
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Renaissance Festival offers two weekends of fun
The 2008 Minnesota Renaissance Festival is back with a weekend fit for chocolate and romance lovers and filled with free treats to indulge your taste buds in at the Renaissance Festival fairgrounds. The Chocolate Festival is just one part of this year's Chocolate and Romance Weekend...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Girl dies at 10,000 Lakes Festival
A 17-year-old Wisconsin girl has died at a campground while attending the 10,000 Lakes Festival at the Soo Pass Ranch. Foul play is not suspected and the case remains under investigation. No other information was released by the Becker County Sheriff's Department, which sent out...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Pelican Rapids hosts art festival
Drop by Sherin and Peterson Parks in Pelican Rapids on Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and browse arts, crafts, and food from over 200 vendors. This is the 20th year for Pelican Rapids' Art in the Park, and it's one of the largest in the area.
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Wolf Lake Festival is Aug. 8-10
The 25th annual Wolf Lake Harvest Festival is scheduled for Aug. 8-10. Friday, Aug. 8, is the Miss Wolf Lake and Little Miss pageants at 7 p.m. in the Community Hall. Contact Amanda Aho at 218-538-6690 for more information. From 8 p.m. to midnight, there is a street dance with...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am