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As Minnesota warms there are fewer and fewer days of winter ice on Detroit Lake, as seen in the blue circle. SUBMITTED GRAPHIC
Ice-off comes 3 weeks early to Detroit Lake
March 30, 2016 - 9:53am
March 9, 2016
Snow mold like this gray variety can spread out in a larger area, and if inspected closely, will feature black dots. Pink snow mold is smaller and will appear pinkish in color. It is seen right after the snow melts and before the grass dries out. Photo courtesy of UMN Extension Office
Snow mold pops up right after melting, causing allergies
March 9, 2016 - 11:50am
December 23, 2015
While most of Detroit Lake is iced over, open water remains for most of the year at the Pelican River outlet near the bowling alley. Two snowmobilers went through the thin ice near here last Friday. According to Becker County Deputy Sheriff, nobody was hurt, they were just “really cold.” DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Basham
Ice conditions not ideal yet
December 23, 2015 - 10:26am
December 19, 2015
Making good ice, but be aware out there
December 19, 2015 - 5:15am
December 5, 2015
This snow shouldn’t harm the ice-making process
December 5, 2015 - 5:55am
November 23, 2015
Becker County Sheriff says stay off ice
November 23, 2015 - 10:39am
April 3, 2015
Ross Hier, area wildlife supervisor with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and Crookston Fire Department firefighter Chris Klawitter rescue a deer from the Red Lake River in Crookston on Wednesday. (Image from KROX video)play button
Fire department, DNR rescue deer from Red Lake River ice
April 3, 2015 - 9:31am
March 29, 2015
This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
March 29, 2015 - 6:00am
March 14, 2015
Clean up after yourself, get ice houses off and be careful on the ice
March 14, 2015 - 5:20am
March 12, 2015
Ice damage on Otter Tail Lake mostly has been concentrated on the south shore of the lake, according to Dave Sethre, President of the Otter Tail County Coalition of Lake Associations. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Otter Tail County lakes seeing unusual ice heave
March 12, 2015 - 8:15am
March 4, 2015
Douglas County Dive Team members and Bosek Underwater Recovery Services pulled a utility task vehicle out of Lake Andrew this morning. The vehicle went through the ice a couple hundred yards from shore by the Pospisil lake access. ALEXANDRIA ECHO PRESS/Al Edenloffplay button
Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
March 4, 2015 - 1:18pm
February 28, 2015
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
February 28, 2015 - 5:15am
February 14, 2015
Variable weather means ice may not be safe
February 14, 2015 - 5:15am
January 27, 2015
Thin ice causing big problems on northern Minnesota lakes
January 27, 2015 - 7:58am
January 2, 2015
Good ice-making but challenging fishing
January 2, 2015 - 12:25pm
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