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No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Panthers send Lakers to defeat in overtime
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
March 30, 2016
Ice-off comes 3 weeks early to Detroit Lake
Hallelujah! The ice is off the lake. In a fitting end to a mild winter, the ice left Detroit Lake about three weeks early. It left on March 29,...
March 30, 2016 - 9:53am
March 9, 2016
Snow mold pops up right after melting, causing allergies
The great meltdown is upon us, as above-average temperatures trigger little trickles of water that seem to be coming from everywhere. Drivers...
March 9, 2016 - 11:50am
December 23, 2015
Ice conditions not ideal yet
A couple of snowmobilers on Little Detroit learned the hard way not to taunt Mother Nature after they - and their sleds - ended up falling into...
December 23, 2015 - 10:26am
December 19, 2015
Making good ice, but be aware out there
The snow is a relief to see for most winter outdoor enthusiasts. Skiers, cross-country skiers and snowmobilers can finally start getting on with their winter season. Ice anglers have been stalled by the El Niño effects and the jet streams lack of cooperation to bring that cold arctic...
December 19, 2015 - 5:15am
December 5, 2015
This snow shouldn’t harm the ice-making process
Ice anglers getting excited and ready for the upcoming hard water season are a little disappointed to get the first snowfall as soon as we did after getting most lakes iced up. It was also a disappointment to have it as wet and heavy as it was. No worries. The wet and heavy snow will...
December 5, 2015 - 5:55am
November 23, 2015
Becker County Sheriff says stay off ice
Local law enforcement officers are warning people to stay off the freshly frozen ice right now. The below freezing temperatures in the past several...
November 23, 2015 - 10:39am
April 3, 2015
Fire department, DNR rescue deer from Red Lake River ice
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A successful rescue of a deer that was stranded in the icy waters of the Red Lake River in Crookston was caught on video...
April 3, 2015 - 9:31am
March 29, 2015
This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
If the bold predictions for ice-out on Detroit Lake from the Pelican River Watershed District staff hold true, the ice will leave the lake a...
March 29, 2015 - 6:00am
March 14, 2015
Clean up after yourself, get ice houses off and be careful on the ice
First, just a reminder that Monday, March 16, shelters need to be removed from the lakes north of Highways 10 and 34. It looks like most anglers took advantage of the nice weekend last weekend to get most of the houses off the lakes. There are still some shelters out, and for those...
March 14, 2015 - 5:20am
March 12, 2015
Otter Tail County lakes seeing unusual ice heave
OTTERTAIL, Minn. -- Ice is a normal part of winter along Minnesota’s lakes. However, this year, some property owners on Otter Tail County lakes...
March 12, 2015 - 8:15am
March 4, 2015
Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
One of the people rescued after falling through the ice of Lake Andrew last night has died, according to family members. In a statement issued...
March 4, 2015 - 1:18pm
February 28, 2015
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
We are now unseasonably cold again, and this may extend the ice season locally. With little snow cover and the brutal cold of the last couple weeks, we are making more ice, not losing ice. You can probably count on at least another four weeks of accessible, fishable ice before we...
February 28, 2015 - 5:15am
February 14, 2015
Variable weather means ice may not be safe
With recent temperatures varying from below 0 to 40 degrees, the Minnesota DNR reminds winter recreationists that they should check local conditions before venturing onto the ice. “A spell of cooler weather does not mean the ice on a lake, pond or river is safe,” said Stan...
February 14, 2015 - 5:15am
January 27, 2015
Thin ice causing big problems on northern Minnesota lakes
WALKER, Minn. -- The Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to four incidents of vehicles going through thin ice during the past weekend. Just more than a week go, two other vehicles dropped into frigid waters. There were no serious injuries reported in the incidents, according...
January 27, 2015 - 7:58am
January 2, 2015
Good ice-making but challenging fishing
It seems like a long time since we have gone into a new year with no snow on the ground. Every season seems to have a new twist making them all unique. With the lack of snow cover and the recent extreme cold snap, the lakes have had a chance to continue to make ice. We have great...
January 2, 2015 - 12:25pm