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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
October 16, 2013
North Dakota oil production tops 900,000 barrels per day
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil and gas production hit two milestones in August, exceeding daily production of 900,000 barrels of oil and 1 billion cubic feet of natural gas for the first time. Oil production rose 4 percent in August to 911,242 barrels per day, according to...
October 16, 2013 - 7:00am
October 15, 2013
ND lawmakers question Tioga oil spill notification; agency says communication needs to improve
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers questioned state officials Monday about the response to the worst oil spill since the state’s current energy...
October 15, 2013 - 8:20am
October 14, 2013
North Dakota oil spill drawing national media visits; cleanup will take months
TIOGA, N.D. – As crews continue cleaning up after a pipeline break spilled 20,600 barrels of oil near here, more national media outlets are finding their way to the site in northwest North Dakota. Farmer Steve Jensen, who discovered the spill Sept. 29 while harvesting his wheat...
October 14, 2013 - 8:32am
October 11, 2013
Pipeline leak spills 20,600 barrels of oil in North Dakota
UPDATED 10/11/2013 10:30am TIOGA, N.D. – The farmer who discovered a pipeline break that spilled 20,600 barrels of Bakken crude near here...
October 11, 2013 - 10:30am
September 3, 2013
DL man victim in dirt bike crash near Hunter, ND
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday released the identity of a man who died Monday in a dirt bike crash near Hunter. John J. Housholder, 46, of Detroit Lakes was injured on a private dirt track while riding a dirt bike about 1 p.m. Monday, said Capt. Mitch Burris of the...
September 3, 2013 - 3:01pm
August 22, 2013
Report: White supremacist tries to take over N.D. town
LEITH, N.D. -- A man wanted in Canada for hate crimes has been slowly buying up property in Leith with plans to create a white nationalist community close to good-paying jobs in the Oil Patch. According to the Bismarck Tribune, Craig Paul Cobb, 61, is a known white supremacist...
August 22, 2013 - 10:01am
July 27, 2013
Man accused of driving from Canada to have sex with teen
MOORHEAD — A Winnipeg man faces criminal charges in Clay County court after prosecutors accused him of driving here from Canada to have sex with a 15-year-old West Fargo, N.D., girl who was reported by her mother as a runaway. Samuel Juliann Viviezca Seneres, 27, was charged...
July 27, 2013 - 6:00pm
July 26, 2013
Anti-abortion group under fire for handing out toy fetuses at ND State Fair parade
MINOT, N.D. – An anti-abortion group is taking heat for handing out small toy fetuses during the parade at this year’s North Dakota State Fair in Minot. North Dakota Right to Life and other local chapters have since stopped passing out the dolls, fair General Manager Renee...
July 26, 2013 - 7:00pm
July 22, 2013
Judge stops N.D. abortion law from taking effect
BISMARCK -- A federal judge has stopped a strict new North Dakota anti-abortion law from taking effect Aug. 1. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland today ruled the law prohibiting abortions once a heartbeat is detected, which some say is about six weeks, “is clearly an invalid...
July 22, 2013 - 12:29pm
July 17, 2013
Presidential permit approved for Vantage Pipeline
WASHINGTON – A presidential permit has been approved for the Vantage Pipeline, which will connect a natural gas processing plant in Tioga, N.D., to pipelines in Canada. The 430-mile pipeline will transport ethane from Hess Corp.’s processing plant to a pipeline network near...
July 17, 2013 - 8:18am
July 12, 2013
Cass deputies seize 170 dogs from puppy mill
WHEATLAND, N.D. – Cass County authorities on Wednesday seized 170 dogs living in filthy, cramped conditions at an apparent puppy mill near...
July 12, 2013 - 9:35am
July 11, 2013
Sheriff defends decision to kill dogs at Walsh County home
WALSH COUNTY, N.D. - Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild is confident in his choice to kill 13 of Peter Grzeskowiak’s dogs after a pack of them...
July 11, 2013 - 8:47am
July 9, 2013
Dogs suspected of mauling Fargo man destroyed; owner arrested
July 9, 2013 - 12:22pm
Fargo man says he was mauled by pack of dogs
FARGO – A Fargo man is recovering from injuries after being attacked by a pack of large dogs early Sunday morning near Warsaw, N.D. John...
July 9, 2013 - 9:34am
June 26, 2013
There’s magic in Medora: Former Bismarck mayor co-hosts musical
MEDORA, N.D. — Each night, about 20 minutes before the Medora Musical begins, Bill Sorenson invites all the children under 12 in attendance to come to the stage and help with magic. Everyone receives a magic wand and learns some magic words to help boost the power behind the...
June 26, 2013 - 10:15am