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Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Montana man hunting for pheasants shoots, kills rapidly-approaching grizzly bear
A career spent fighting wildfires: DL man puts down the hose after 28 years
Call the doctor, this dirt needs help: Local farmers will play key role in new healthy soils initiative
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Irene Rose Byer
Maureen "Mary" Miller
Maxine M. Boswell
Marilyn Joy Ostrander
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
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
February 10, 2009
Snow plow operators plan to clear roads early Tuesday as motorists urged to use caution
An updated travel alert in North Dakota was issued late Monday by the state's Transportation Department due to expected poor weather conditions. Rain in western North Dakota is expected to change to snow as temperatures drop. Snow accumulation could be heavy at times, which could...
February 10, 2009 - 6:00am
Parents in Detroit Lakes and Frazee-Vergas school districts may need to make arrangements to pick kids up after school
School buses in the Detroit Lakes School District will not be traveling on dirt roads today after school. In Frazee-Vergas, the Superintendent Deron Stender said in an Instant Alert message that buses will try to main regular route times, but some buses will not be able to travel...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 9, 2009
No travel advised in Becker County
The Becker County Sheriff's Department is advising no travel today or Tuesday due to icy conditions. Numerous fender-benders and cars in the ditch have been reported around the region today, and ongoing rainfall continues to make for slippery conditions. According to the National...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
Rollover on Highway 10 near Frazee; no one hurt
FRAZEE - No one was injured in a rollover accident on Highway 10 near Acorn Lake on Monday morning. Travis Berger of rural Detroit Lakes was...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Three snowmobiles break though ice on Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI - Three snowmobiles broke through the ice on the east side of Lake Bemidji near the Mississippi River outlet at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a report from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office. The three drivers of the snowmobiles - Darwin Brewer, 50, of Minneapolis;...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Three snowmobiles break though ice on Lake Bemidji
Three snowmobiles broke through the ice on the east side of Lake Bemidji near the Mississippi River outlet at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a report from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office. The three drivers of the snowmobiles - Darwin Brewer, 50, of Minneapolis; Erik...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am