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Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo for law enforcement announcement, discuss drug crisis
Hornet nine open with win at Crookston
UCB track teams fourth at Barnesville Booster
Sharp “best boxer” in Proctor
Herzog medalist, Laker girls win at The Meadows
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
Harriet E. Anderson
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
December 1, 2014
Man dies after breaking through lake ice in Aitkin County
AITKIN - A 62-year-old Aitkin man died Wednesday night after being pulled from the water on Gun Lake in central Aitkin County. He had been operating his all-terrain vehicle on the lake when it broke through the ice that was only about 1-inch thick in that location. At 3:36 p.m....
December 1, 2014 - 8:43am
November 26, 2014
Warm and cold weather mix creates dangerous ice conditions
November 26, 2014 - 9:55am
February 7, 2014
Lake Superior nearing rare ice-over: While areas of open water remain, about 91 percent of lake has some ice
DULUTH – A frigid winter is pushing Lake Superior toward a complete ice-over for the first time since 1996, although there’s still a ways...
February 7, 2014 - 9:04am
December 21, 2013
Bemidji man uninjured as truck goes into lake
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji man avoided injury Friday after his vehicle went into Lake Irving while trying to plow snow off the lake surface...
December 21, 2013 - 1:30pm
December 18, 2013
Antarctica may have a new type of ice - diamonds
OSLO - A kind of rock that often contains diamonds has been found in Antarctica for the first time, hinting at mineral riches in the vast, icy...
December 18, 2013 - 4:30pm
December 16, 2013
Spicer, Minn., man pulled from lake after ATV falls through
SPICER, Minn. – A 74-year old Spicer man was rescued from a lake Sunday after the all-terrain vehicle he was driving plunged through the ice. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call at 6:47 p.m.
December 16, 2013 - 2:01pm
November 20, 2013
Ice still much too thin to walk on
DNR officials want Minnesotans to understand that it still is too early to walk on the ice. “The bottom line is it’s crucial that people do not let their guard down,” the DNR’s Kara Owens said, “because ice is never 100 percent safe. A few days of cold temperatures don’t...
November 20, 2013 - 10:04am
December 11, 2011
Winter angling is no walk on the ice
It's difficult to make a sweeping statement, but by most accounts, it's officially ice time. Be prepared, ice fishing itself is hard work. On...
December 11, 2011 - 11:07am
Getting rid of ice dams
The warmer weather expected over the next several days may be a welcome change for Minnesotans, but winter-weary consumers should also brace...
February 11, 2011 - 2:04pm
December 3, 2010
Ice accident victim repays rescuers
A Bloomington businessman plucked from icy Island Lake in Hubbard County two weeks ago met with his rescuers Wednesday night, thanked them and...
December 3, 2010 - 9:00am
March 26, 2010
Early spring equals early ice out?
Now that spring is in the air, many people are beginning to wonder when the ice will come off of Big and Little Detroit lakes. Abnormally warm temperatures have brought speculation that it could happen before the end of March -- but according to Richard Hecock, a consultant for...
March 26, 2010 - 4:01pm
April 29, 2009
'09 ice-off lags by a few days
Warm temperatures and a stiff wind took the ice off Detroit Lake, Lake Sallie and most other area lakes on Thursday and Friday, a few days later...
April 29, 2009 - 11:09am
February 26, 2009
Ralph Engelstad Arena sues over 'inefficient' ice-making
GRAND FORKS - The ice in Ralph Engelstad Arena hovers just above 20 degrees -- the ideal temperature for hockey. But inches below the hard, fast surface, there's a multimillion-dollar problem, according to the Grand Forks arena. The Ralph says the systems that make ice in both...
February 26, 2009 - 9:08am
February 13, 2009
DNR issues ice safety reminder
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) water safety officials have issued an ice safety reminder now that temperatures have surpassed 40 degrees in many areas of the state. "Even with the relatively thick ice produced by our cold January, it doesn't take very long for ice...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Icy roads have school buses on the skids
Icy conditions in Becker and Otter Tail counties put school officials and parents in a scramble mode to get students home on Tuesday afternoon. Bus service in the Detroit Lakes and Frazee-Vergas school districts has been curtailed because of the slick roads. Instant Alerts sent...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am