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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
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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
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
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
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
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 9, 2014
How to find toys, games that spark kids’ natural desire to learn, engage in imaginative play
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- When Elizabeth Ferguson of Grand Forks shops for toys for her boys, 4-year-old Xander and 3-year-old Asher, she uses her...
December 9, 2014 - 8:36am
July 13, 2008
Small business information meeting scheduled July 23
Have you ever wished you had a shoulder to lean on in business, someone who knows business from the inside out? Starting or expanding a small business can be overwhelming. SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is a resource partner of volunteers with the U.S. Small Business...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
May 31, 2008
Lake Learning column: What good are leeches and snails?
I've noticed that there are a lot of those little white spiral shells along the beach this spring, which inspired me to talk about the creepy crawlies in the lake that we often overlook. Leeches and aquatic snails are commonly ignored and considered a nuisance, but they are actually...
May 31, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Lake Learning column: Monitoring water clarity
Did you know that the easiest, most inexpensive way to monitor water quality in a lake is with a simple white disk? This type of water monitoring is free. The measurement tool is called a Secchi disk. It is a metal disk, 8 inches in diameter that has a cord attached to the middle....
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Lake Learning column: Comparing one lake to another is a complicated matter
Whenever I tell people I'm a lake ecologist, their first question is usually, "So how are the lakes in the Detroit Lakes area?" This is a complicated question to sum up with a short answer or even a newspaper column, so I'm going to take two columns to break it down to basic concepts....
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 24, 2008
Lake Learning Column: Help prevent water pollution during spring runoff
Water pollution is a scary word. All it tells us is that there is something in the water that's not naturally there. The problem is that the word "pollution" is general and doesn't tell you anything specific about what's in the water or how it got there. Water pollution is easier...
March 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Lake Learning column: The dock issue -- dissected and explained
DETROIT LAKES -- Not much can top the feeling of sitting on a dock to watch the sunset, feeling the cool breeze on your face, or jumping off the end of the dock on a hot day to be refreshed in the lake. We Minnesotans love our docks, and no one will take that away from us. But how...
February 24, 2008 - 12:00am
February 10, 2008
Lake Learning column: The tremendous power of lake ice
DETROIT LAKES -- Ice is a marvelous form of our most precious resource. We depend on it for winter fun, and our lakes depend on it for their natural seasonal cycles. Despite the joy we get from frozen lakes in the winter, the ice can also wreak havoc on lakeshore by pushing up the...
February 10, 2008 - 12:00am