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'Something wicked this way comes...'
DL man loved life, lived it to the fullest
County moves forward on new public works facility
2 arrested after truck crashes into Fargo home
Roth named Summit golfer of the year
100+ Seasons: Fuhs making an impact on DL athletes for four decades
One-handed Hawley pitcher trying to prove himself in Northwoods League
Babe Ruth, Junior Legion teams pick up wins
Ericksons to be honored June 24
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
In honor of her late father, local Bell Bank employee uses 'Pay it Forward' to fund veterans' skydiving trips
McFeely: The Whopper replaces the Big Mac in Pelican Rapids
Double batch of bad news: Two bakery stores close within one week in Detroit Lakes
Whittney Risser promoted at Midwest Bank
Norby’s discounted inventory flying off the shelves: Crowds lined the streets for going out of business sale
Local Sons of Norway to host Trio Con Brio concert
MN author to discuss new book Sunday in Wadena
Red Bridge Park Sculpture Trail to be unveiled June 16
Are you ready to party?
Upcoming Prince album features nine new tracks
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Layden & Hope Jacobson
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Rolland "Rollie" J. Michaelson
John Douglas "Jack" Vogt
Donald "Pork Chop" Welty
This session, Minnesota did right by public employees
Letter: Line 3 pipeline will be good for Minnesota
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
Opinion: The cure for obesity, heart disease, and anxiety? Puppies!
Opinion: The changing face of deafness
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
Time on the water takes a toll on your body
Brad Laabs column: Time on the water takes a toll on your body
Ground blinds let you hang with the wild birds
Walleye limits may change on Minnesota's Rainy River
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Ahh, good times: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival another success
The party continues...: Thousands coming out for the 82nd annual Water Carnival
'Water' you doing this weekend?: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival takes over DL
Photos: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival rushes into town
'I want to fly, man': Frankie Ballard to play in DL on July 15
September 22, 2017
Maplewood State Park ready to host Leaf Days celebration
The leaves are beginning to turn and by early indications, this might be a year of vibrant colors — which makes it a wonderful time to...
September 22, 2017 - 7:26am
August 24, 2017
North Country Hiking Fest set for Saturday at Itasca
Hundreds of hikers are expected to take part in the 11th annual North Country Hiking Fest at Itasca State Park on Saturday, Aug. 26. The event will feature a day packed full of family friendly and healthy activities focusing on hiking within the park. Hiking Fest participants will...
August 24, 2017 - 10:00am
February 23, 2017
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
Minnesota state parks and trails will host more than 30 candlelight events this winter, including one at Maplewood State Park this Saturday, Feb. 25. Drop by anytime between 5and 8:30 p.m. for an unforgettable — some might even say "magical" — experience of hiking, skiing,...
February 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 12, 2016
Of presidents and 50-mile hikes
Can you hike 50 miles in 20 hours? In 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt, champion of the vigorous life, issued an executive order challenging his U.S. Marine Corps Officers to hike 50 miles in 20 hours in order to maintain their commissions. Fifty-four years later, President John...
October 12, 2016 - 9:20am
June 26, 2016
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
At 69 and 72 years old, Dan and Ruth Dorrough both claim, “We represent the ‘if they can do it anybody can do it’ group.” The Dorroughs...
June 26, 2016 - 5:15am
December 28, 2015
Start the New Year with a ‘First Day Hike’
Minnesota state parks and trails will join other states in a nationwide effort to get as many kids and adults out hiking on Jan. 1 as possible,...
December 28, 2015 - 5:00am
July 10, 2015
Hikers celebrate 100 mile trek
The Laurentian Lakes and Itasca Moraine Chapters of the North Country Trail Association have completed the first portion of the Hiker’s Challenge...
July 10, 2015 - 5:25am
April 24, 2015
Go take a hike
Take up the challenge, and join the fun! Hike 165 miles in 2015 on Wednesdays and Saturdays, beginning April 25 with a guided hike near the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge and finishing on Sept. 23 in the Chippewa National Forest. The guided hikes are sponsored by the Itasca...
April 24, 2015 - 5:35am
August 23, 2014
One year goal: North Country Trail hiker passes through lakes area
Hiker Gail Lowe is on a mission to become the first woman to hike the entire North Country National Scenic Trail within a year. Lowe stayed...
August 23, 2014 - 1:30pm
September 25, 2013
North Country Trail hikes scheduled
The Itasca Moraine Chapter is pleased to announce that Jim Boyd, acting director, Walker District Ranger, Chippewa National Forest is participating in the North Country Trail hike scheduled for 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 28. There are two hikes: a two-mile hike and a 4.2-mile hi...
September 25, 2013 - 12:32pm
June 12, 2013
North Country Trail hikes
The Itasca Moraine Chapter of the North Country Trail Association has scheduled three mid-week resort hikes that are designed for people who have not hiked the trail before. Experienced hikers can join as well and have a good experience. The public is welcome and families with...
June 12, 2013 - 10:12am
May 25, 2013
Two celebrations in 1 at Tamarac
It’s a celebration so big, it couldn’t all be contained in one day. The Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge is getting ready to observe not...
May 25, 2013 - 3:00pm
November 21, 2012
DNR encourages Minnesotans to hit the trails during Thanksgiving weekend
From trails along the coast of Lake Superior to routes through hardwood forests and over prairie knolls, Minnesota offers abundant hiking opportunities for all ages and abilities. This fall, Minnesota State Parks Director Courtland Nelson encourages families to get outdoors to enjoy...
November 21, 2012 - 10:26am
August 18, 2010
North Country Trail to host Itasca Park hike fest
The North Country Trail Association and Itasca State Park will host a family-friendly event called North Country Hiking Fest at Itasca State Park on Saturday, Aug. 28. The 4th Annual North Country Hiking Fest event features a variety of free activities. The event will kick off...
August 18, 2010 - 12:13pm
April 30, 2010
Workshops give citizens an opportunity to chart future of parks and trails
Minnesotans have an opportunity to help chart the course of regional and state parks and trails for the next 25 years by participating in one of 17 workshops to be held around the state in May and June. The meetings will provide citizens with a chance to influence the Parks and...
April 30, 2010 - 3:11pm