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Machete, baseball bat attack linked to eBay sale
Legacy research apps due
Getting the right equipment for food preservation
Woman hurt in car-semi crash in Detroit Lakes
Former Mankato, UMD football player faces attempted murder charge
San Jose State wins 42-10 over UND
Bombers blank Bears 18-0
Vikings take down Titans to finish preseason undefeated
Gophers easily handle Eastern Illinois in opener
Bemidji improves to 2-0 with win over Detroit Lakes
In the Zone
Get ready to climb
Holly McCamant: Jumping off bridges and drinking too much, just another day at the lake
Credit 101 for college freshmen and parents
Older driving safety: Warning signs and how to know when to stop driving
Freezing herbs: Preserve those fresh summer flavors
Friends & Neighbors
Attorney opens new office in hometown of DL
A Creative Mix Hair Salon hires new staff
MN gas prices take smaller dip this week
Minnesota Chamber leadership named
DL doctor helps local health care students
Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre celebrates 10 years
Auditions for DLHS fall musical open Sept. 2
Mah Jongg tournament is set for Thursday, Sept. 4 in Park Rapids
Tonic Sol-fa coming to Holmes Sept. 3
‘Rockin’ on the Red’ set Sept. 20
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Lynn Hummel: Gestures can be powerful stuff
Bad news for bottom 60 percent
Don’t fall for this clever phone scam
Letter: ‘Gouen’ to miss Park
Letter: Combat climate change to preserve the outdoors
Brain matter or delicious mushroom?
Brad Laabs: Lots of favorite lakes, many ways to prepare fish
Blane Klemek: Mallards are perhaps the most widespread duck on Earth
Recreational activities to be expanded at MN SNA’s
Learn the basics of hunting upland birds at DNR clinic
Pine to Palm
April 7, 2011
First flood-fighting soldiers arrive in Moorhead area
ST. PAUL -- Two-hundred Minnesota National Guard soldiers joined the Moorhead-area flood fight today (Thursday). Col. Dirk Kloss of the Guard said the soldiers will help patrol dikes and provide "a quick reaction force" to conduct dike repairs. Activating the soldiers came shortly...
April 7, 2011 - 11:55am
March 23, 2010
Man who jumped in flooded S.D. river to flee authorities suspected to be dead
MITCHELL, S.D. - Local police announced this morning that they are searching for a man who jumped into the James River while fleeing from authorities overnight. Mitchell Public Safety Chief Lyndon Overweg made the announcement this morning during a news conference.
news / crime
March 23, 2010 - 11:11am
March 19, 2010
Veriizon: Hundreds of phones deployed to flood workers in Fargo-Moorhead
FARGO, N.D.--Forecasters predict record flooding this week with the Red River expected to crest in the Fargo-Moorhead area by Saturday. Verizon Wireless' network team has made preparations to its voice and 3G network here, ready to deliver reliable wireless coverage and service during...
March 19, 2010 - 3:42pm
March 18, 2010
FLOOD UPDATE: Walaker: 'We're not through this yet' as Red River rises and colder temps expected
FARGO - City leaders are moving into maintenance mode for this spring's flood fight as they remained cautiously optimistic in the battle against the Red River. The river's last recorded reading was 33.16 feet at 7:15 this morning. The National Weather Service forecasts the Red to...
March 18, 2010 - 9:16am
FLOOD UPDATE: Red River passes 33 feet, crest still predicted at 38 feet
FLOOD UPDATE: Red River passes 33 feet, crest still predicted at 38 feet FARGO - The Red River at Fargo rose above 33 feet overnight and is still predicted to crest at about 38 feet on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. FARGO - The Red River at Fargo rose above 33...
March 18, 2010 - 9:14am
March 16, 2010
Bus from DL available starting today for volunteer sandbagging in Moorhead
With the Red River expected to crest in Fargo-Moorhead at near-record levels on Saturday, Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena is organizing daily buses for volunteers to lay sandbag dikes. Starting today, a bus will leave at 5 p.m. from the Detroit Lakes Police Department at 106...
Detroit Lakes / news
March 16, 2010 - 10:00am
March 14, 2010
Flood fight picks up as Red River rises
A sense of urgency seemed to be setting in for Fargo-Moorhead flood fighters Saturday as the Red River reached flood stage 36 hours sooner than...
March 14, 2010 - 12:41pm
March 7, 2010
Fargo and Moorhead close in on goals for sandbagging
FARGO -- The city was one-third of the way to its sandbagging goal Saturday while folks in Moorhead have filled one-fourth of the bags that city expects it'll need for forecasted flood levels. Terry Ludlum, Fargo Solid Waste Utility manager, put the number of filled sandbags at 312,000...
March 7, 2010 - 11:38am
In Red River Valley, prospect of back-to-back flood fights overwhelms many homeowners
Linda Briggs will never forget the sound. She awoke at 2 a.m. that April night to hear water lapping - as if she were in a cabin by a lake. But...
March 7, 2010 - 10:58am
March 4, 2010
Levees will begin to go up next week in Fargo
Work is expected to start next week to place long-term earthen levees in several flood-prone Fargo neighborhoods. The strategy aims to cut down on the desperate backyard sandbagging some neighborhoods have waged annually for years. So far, protests to the plans have been rare from...
March 4, 2010 - 9:27am
February 22, 2010
Dry weather, slow snow melt ideal for area
Warm, but not too warm. And dry.
February 22, 2010 - 8:48am
June 19, 2008
Iowa's Katrina? Not if state does its part
Many Minnesota hearts ached in recent days as swollen rivers in eastern Iowa swallowed hometowns, old haunts and other Hawkeye State places they know well. The toll is huge: Beautiful Cedar Rapids, a city that trusted its namesake river so well that it built its City Hall on an...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am