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Vergas semi driver rear-ended in Moorhead
Three dead in Minnesota plane crash
Minnesota GOP lawmakers want to waive permit training requirement for active-duty military members
Lockdown lifted at Minn. State Capitol after suspicious packages cleared
Truedson homer leads Angels past Pirates
14U softball state runners-up
7-8 Grade DL football camps
20th Lake Lida junior golf tournament Aug. 9
Errors too much for Detroit Lakes to overcome
After more than 50 years, Hanks Family Band still going strong
Tuesday Matters: Everyday It's Church
Monday Matters: Everyday Alone
Badlands comes with a side of science
A ‘deceptive’ Airbnb rental
Friends & Neighbors
Family business produces organic, gluten-free mixes
Summer savings made easy
Gas prices on the rise
Hagedorn to head up MMFCU DL location
Wagoner takes home photography awards
Becker County Fair kicks off this week
Detroit Lakes Library sets annual book sale for Aug. 4
Amy Schumer's 'Trainwreck' gets a boost from LeBron James
Modest Mouse, Breaking Benjamin coming to Bluestem Amphitheater
‘American Pickers’ coming to Shooting Star Casino Friday
Mary Lou Smith
For safety, arm our military
Letter: DL Jaycees put on fantastic Water Carnival
Where the presidency is headed
NRCC anti-Peterson agenda dumb and dumber
Fargo’s decision to ban park photographer is cause for concern
Walleye shutdown? Mille Lacs Lake catch nears walleye limit
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Practicing catch, photo, release benefits a fishery
The coyote: Cunning to some, nuisance to others
Fewer barriers means better Red River Basin fishing
Lake & Home Real Estate - August 2015
WE Fest 2015
2015 Becker County Fair
4-Hers from all over the county unite, compete
4-Her sews up her final year
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
July 18, 2015
Several lakes, Red River added to ‘infested’ list
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will list three water bodies as infested with zebra mussels: Clearwater Lake in Wright and Stearns counties, Ruth Lake in Crow Wing County, and the Red River bordering northwestern Minnesota. Clearwater Lake and Ruth Lake were infested...
outdoors / DNR
July 18, 2015 - 5:20am
July 10, 2015
Lakes are safe despite recent deadly infections, officials say
Throughout the summer, many people will make the trek to one of the region's many lakes. But with an infection contracted in a lake being blamed for the death of an Alexandria, Minn., boy, many may hesitate before packing up and heading out this weekend. However, health officials...
July 10, 2015 - 9:59am
June 27, 2015
Walleye stocking: By the numbers
Anglers are never far from a lake where they can catch walleye in Minnesota. Fish stocking keeps it that way. Stocking walleyes involves taking eggs from waters that have reproducing walleye populations and releasing newly hatched fry or small walleye fingerlings into lakes that...
outdoors / DNR
June 27, 2015 - 5:20am
June 20, 2015
Volunteers needed for annual DNR loon survey
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking volunteers to help monitor the loon population in Itasca, Lake and Cook counties...
outdoors / DNR
June 20, 2015 - 5:10am
June 13, 2015
PRWD: Flowering rush treatment is working
The Detroit Lakes area is a great place to live and provides many recreational opportunities for all who come here. Driving by the Detroit Lake City beach today is a far cry from when the aquatic invasive plant, flowering rush invaded and caused “swamp-like” conditions in some...
opinion / letters
June 13, 2015 - 5:15am
June 12, 2015
Homes on area’s flooded lakes will likely get outlet
For at least a decade, high water levels on four lakes in the northeast corner of Otter Tail County have caused enough problems that the Little McDonald, Kerbs and Paul Lake Improvement District has been advocating for an outlet. Nearby Devils Lake is in the same shape. Now there...
June 12, 2015 - 5:20am
June 5, 2015
Here’s some tips on keeping phosphorus out of the lakes
In the summer, Minnesotans enjoy every one of their 10,000-plus lakes. After months of being cooped up, it’s understandable! Yet summer is when people often unknowingly damage the very lakes they love by polluting them with phosphorous. Phosphorous is in anything that once...
June 5, 2015 - 5:15am
June 3, 2015
More industrial chemicals found in remote Minnesota lakes
ST. PAUL -- A chemical associated only with X-ray technology is showing up in Lake Kabetogama in Voyageurs National Park and other northern lakes, one of many industrial compounds showing up in samples taken from Minnesota waterways. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Tuesday...
June 3, 2015 - 8:01am
Dry spring: Lake level down a foot
This part of Minnesota is the driest in the state, and Becker County is among those listed being in “severe drought” by the U.S. Drought...
News / Detroit Lakes
May 3, 2015 - 5:50am
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...
outdoors / Brad Laabs
March 14, 2015 - 5:20am
Clean Minnesota lakes well worth the investment
There’s mixed news on a topic that’s near and dear to our area: clean lakes. As reported in a front-page Star Tribune story, keeping Minnesota lakes clean is hugely expensive. Over the next 20 years, the state will spend an estimated $2.5 billion from the 2008 Legacy Amendment...
opinion / other opinions
February 14, 2015 - 5:50am
March 2, 2014
Some fish houses need to be off lakes by Monday
It’s time to reel up the lines and get ready to say goodbye to this year’s ice fishing season. Fish houses need to be off area lakes by...
News / Detroit Lakes
March 2, 2014 - 11:00am
March 27, 2013
Washing your hands might be bad for fish
ALEXANDRIA— A lot of questionable decisions were made in the 1960s. Was introducing the antibacterial agent triclosan one of them? The antimicrobial...
March 27, 2013 - 8:53am
Time to take houses off area lakes
A good amount of snowfall is causing a good amount of trouble for area anglers. Snow pack and drifts on the lakes are making for a tough time...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00pm
January 26, 2013
Update: Double-shooting near Detroit Lakes leaves one dead, one injured, one in jail awaiting murder charge
Investigators from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Becker County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man in connection with...
January 26, 2013 - 5:07pm