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After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
Could being a 'yes man' get you scammed?
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
Man found guilty of sex acts with a child, filming them in Frazee trailer park
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Two local students graduate from UM-Morris
Smith named to dean's list at University of Nebraska
Detroit Lakes students on dean's list at Mankato
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
She's ready...: New Holiday gas station opens to ‘pumped’ community
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Don L. Wilhelm
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
April 30, 2013
Fargo flood forecast drops again to 34 feet
FARGO – The National Weather Service has issued a new forecast for the Red River that anticipates a crest in Fargo-Moorhead at 34 feet early Wednesday – taking 1.5 feet off the forecasted crest for the second time in two days. A graphic released with the forecast showing the...
April 30, 2013 - 1:16pm
April 29, 2013
NWS lowers Fargo flood forecast to 35.5 feet, crest expected Wednesday
FARGO – The Red River here is expected to crest at 35.5 feet Wednesday, according to an updated flood forecast released by the National Weather Service this morning. That’s a foot and a half lower than the 37-foot crest predicted on Sunday. A lower crest on the Wild Rice...
April 29, 2013 - 12:42pm
Red River crest in Fargo pegged at 37 feet late Tuesday or early Wednesday
As the Red River reached major flood stage here on Sunday, the National Weather Service lowered its predicted peak to 37 feet late Tuesday or early Wednesday – and Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said he believes it will crest even lower than that. The Wild Rice River, a...
April 29, 2013 - 8:32am
April 26, 2013
No firm crest prediction yet as Fargo flood fight set to begin
FARGO – Sandbagging efforts will begin here today as city leaders want to build levees up to 40 feet to prepare for a river crest late next week between 38 and 40 feet. The Red River is expected to hit 38 feet Thursday, according to an updated forecast released by the National Weather...
April 26, 2013 - 8:22am
March 21, 2013
Flood forecast gives 50 percent chance of 38 feet, 10 percent chance of 2009 levels
FARGO - The Red River here has a 50 percent chance of topping 38.1 feet when it floods this spring and a 10 percent chance of exceeding 40.9, which would top 2009's record-setting crest. There is also a 5 percent chance of the Red River rising to 41.3 feet in Fargo during this spring's...
March 21, 2013 - 10:57am
October 19, 2012
Four months after being devastated by floods, popular Northland state park to reopen Monday
Jay Cooke State Park will reopen Monday, four months after flooding washed away roads, trails and bridges. "We're excited to let people back...
October 19, 2012 - 8:40am
January 16, 2012
Water storage site search under way in valley
WEST FARGO - The hunt is on to find enough water storage sites in the Red River Valley to temporarily hold the equivalent of a lake covering...
January 16, 2012 - 9:00am
August 19, 2011
Otter Tail flooding spurs public forum
Residents of Little McDonald, Kerbs and Paul lakes have had enough. This summer's fun has been replaced with efforts to keep rising water at bay. Many of the lakes' shoreline homes and cabins have been seriously damaged, leaving areas uninhabitable. This is the worst flooding...
August 19, 2011 - 2:50pm
August 9, 2011
News Corp. may have used drones to film Souris River flooding
MINOT, N.D. - Did Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., already under fire for hacking into cellphones in Britain, have an illegal eye in the sky during the Souris River flood here? Regulators with the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the news company's use of drones that...
August 9, 2011 - 8:10am
July 12, 2011
Homeowners face unique flood fight against lake with no inlet or outlet
July 12, 2011 - 8:09am
July 7, 2011
Minoters get first look at flooded homes, First evacuees find sewage damage
MINOT, N.D. - Gene Ritchie gestured with his hands as he talked, drawing an imaginary line down the middle of 21st Street Northwest. On the one...
July 7, 2011 - 8:18am
June 29, 2011
As Souris slowly recedes in Minot, officials concentrate on recovery efforts
MINOT, N.D. - As the Souris River slowly recedes after devastating this city with floodwaters, officials are focusing more on recovery efforts...
June 29, 2011 - 9:45am
June 28, 2011
Maintaining Minot: Officials working to fight levee erosion
MINOT, N.D. - Efforts to prevent clay levees from eroding are the top priority for the flood fight here as the thousands affected by the flood...
June 28, 2011 - 8:42am
June 26, 2011
Souris dropping in Minot
MINOT - The Souris River appears to have crested here at a slightly lower elevation than the National Weather Service projected. The highest...
June 26, 2011 - 10:46am
June 25, 2011
FEMA says 'Yes' to Minot flood assistance ... River level update ... How to help
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer individual assistance to flood victims in Ward and Burleigh counties, Gov. Jack Dalrymple's...
June 25, 2011 - 11:33am