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Safe from lightning in a car? Think again.
MN Department of Education Releases 2016 MCA Scores
Crime & Accident Report
If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
Angels’ rally falls short in upset loss at Regions
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
Ban smoking in rental housing
Here’s how drug law will help
Letter: What’s gone wrong? America has lost its way over the past 60 years
Kudos to Minnesota’s improving credit rating
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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