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County OKs $40,000 for jail needs study
Stopping spread of AIS
Woman wins big; no one believes her
Gas leak leads to evacuation of six Detroit Lakes homes
Nagel comes home to coach Hornets
Angels clinch Hi-10 West title
Vergas man wins Handball championship
‘Beast Mode’ event is July 26 in Frazee
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
In the Zone
Area students perform in Piano Honors Concert
SSA benefits the same for survivors whether person retired, disabled
Peterson nominates NYM student for Air Force
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Friends & Neighbors
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Veterans looking for work get well deserved boost
DL fireworks came too late for families with children
Alert driving improves safety for all road users
Immigration reform has support
Goeun Park: If only the tooth fairy had taught proper brushing techniques
It’s s’mores season at your local library
A sundry selection of salads
Sunday is Family Day at Northwest Water Carnival
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
July 22, 2013
Former Moorhead hockey coach Cullen credited with saving 10 others in Minn. house fire
LAKE PARK, Minn. – Richard Olson said there’s no doubt former Moorhead High School boys hockey coach Pete Cullen saved the lives of 10 people during an early morning house fire near here on July 5. Olson confirmed Friday that Cullen, who resigned from his job June 26 after...
news / Lake Park-Audubon
July 22, 2013 - 8:37am
July 17, 2013
Family loses everything to house fire
At 5:24 a.m. on July 5 disaster stuck at the home of a Lake Park family. A fire destroyed their home and belongings, leaving behind a few charred walls — they lost everything. Eleven people, including homeowner Richard Olson and his family, managed to escape the fire. Sleeping...
news / Lake Park-Audubon
July 17, 2013 - 11:30am
July 9, 2013
Two firefighters injured and five businesses damaged by Fergus Falls fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Two firefighters were injured here battling a down-town fire that left one building a total loss, displaced several residents and damaged five businesses. Fire Chief Mark Hovland said a report of light smoke in the hallway of upstairs apartments at 218½...
July 9, 2013 - 9:24am
June 13, 2013
Fire kills 26 calves, destroys barn near Minnesota-Iowa line
BIGELOW, Minn. - A barn was destroyed and 26 3-week-old bottle calves were killed in a fire Tuesday night, about a mile south of the Lake Bella dam near the Minnesota-Iowa line. The blaze was reported at 8:45 p.m. by a neighbor to the farm in Horton Township, Iowa. Bigelow Fire...
June 13, 2013 - 8:26am
May 24, 2013
2 Becker County deputies rescued dog from Menahga-area wildfire
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Two Becker County sheriff’s deputies went beyond the call of duty during the recent Green Valley fire near Menahga to save a scared family dog caught in the flames. Deputy Todd Glander and Deputy Jon Peterson were helping with the evacuation of homes...
May 24, 2013 - 8:12am
May 22, 2013
Rain helps contain 7,100-acre grass fire in Park Rapids area
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – A 7,100-acre grass fire that consumed 64 buildings last week is contained. Weekend rains helped departments get the fire under control. “We got rain, and that’s excellent,” Jeff Edmonds, spokesman for the state Department of Natural Resources, said...
May 22, 2013 - 8:47am
May 16, 2013
Resources available for residents affected by wildfire
Several resources are available to residents who suffered damages due to the wildfire north of Menahga. The American Red Cross has volunteers in the area ready to assist victims of the wildfire. Terry Sluss of the American Red Cross urged people to contact that agency for...
May 16, 2013 - 11:58am
Progress anticipated in containing Green Valley Fire
“We’ll make a lot progress today,” said incident commander Mike Aultman of the Green Valley Fire that scorched 7,100 acres in three counties. Calm winds were allowing 40-some fire departments to get control of a brush fire that has consumed 12 structures...
May 16, 2013 - 11:52am
Dozens of structures destroyed or damaged as firefighters struggle to slow down Green Valley fire north Menahga
PARK RAPIDS — A north-central Minnesota fire grew to an estimated 7,100 acres Wednesday, destroying or damaging dozens of structures, as firefighters struggled to slow it down. The Green Valley fire started about 3 p.m. Tuesday and quickly spread in the area north of Menahga...
May 16, 2013 - 9:03am
Some in fire’s path luckier than others
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Contractors arriving to repair fire damage on Judy and Don Dalski’s log home on County Road 111 near Menahga on Wednesday estimate the structure would have been destroyed if the plane dropping water on the wood-shingled roof had come just two minutes later. Their...
May 16, 2013 - 8:41am
May 15, 2013
Evacuated Menahga nursing home residents return home after spending night in Sebeka school
SEBEKA, MINN. – Sebeka School Board members were meeting Tuesday night when the phone in the district offices started ringing. Superintendent Dave Fjeldheim said the call was from officials battling a wildfire near Menahga. They wanted to know if residents of the Green Pine Acres...
May 15, 2013 - 11:29am
Wildfires raging near Park Rapids zero percent contained
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – As the Rev. Jim Neubauer stood outside St. John’s Lutheran Church here, he watched the billowing smoke of the nearby raging wildfires, looking for slight changes in color. A Hubbard County sheriff’s deputy told him the shifting colors were a sign of devastation. “He...
May 15, 2013 - 8:21am
May 11, 2013
Burning ban starts Monday
Statewide fire conditions have led the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to place burning restrictions on additional counties. Burning restrictions take effect Monday, May 13, at 8 a.m. in the following counties: Becker, Beltrami, Carlton, Clearwater, Hubbard, Itasca,...
outdoors / DNR
May 11, 2013 - 8:00am
March 4, 2013
Minnesota barn fire kills 1,800 hogs
MORRIS, Minn. -- A barn fire in western Minnesota on Saturday morning killed about 1,800 hogs and caused nearly $700,000 in property damage,...
March 4, 2013 - 12:35pm
February 20, 2013
12 cows die in rural Hawley barn fire
HAWLEY, Minn. - Firefighters dealt with frigid temperatures as they battled a barn fire that killed 12 cows this morning in rural Hawley. The Hawley, Hitterdal and Ulen volunteer fire departments responded to the blaze, which was reported about 3:30 a.m. at 11149 210th St. N. Crews...
February 20, 2013 - 8:33am