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Weekend Rainfall Totals: July 4-5
Fireworks and Lightning
Severe Thunderstorm Watch
With continuous growth in numbers, Club in need of space
Water Carnival adds new activities to line-up
Detroit Lakes shuts out Vergas
Wrestlers attend summer camp
Smith and Mallow post wins at Junior Cup
Angels place third at Staples tournament
South All-Stars defeat North 21-10
Frazee takes first place at Envirothon
Yearbook camp teaches more than just design
Get your crown: It’s time to party with a princess
Too many pets wait a long time to be adopted
Sunny’s Peanut Butter Ginger Chicken smells as good as it tastes
Friends & Neighbors
‘Pumped’ about the future, SJE turns 40
Kangas promoted at Midwest Bank, DL
T.S. Recreation Inc. gets national award
AT&T fined $1 million
Savers to pay $1.8M to charities, agrees to settlement
Ridin’ for the Future: Event in lakes country to benefit kids
Perham photo contest deadline is extended
Learn to dance the Norwegian way at DL Library
Dano, Cusack bring Beach Boy Brian Wilson to life
Photography exhibit at Trinity through August
Newspaper strives to be a community leader
Supreme court preserves health insurance marketplaces
Letter: Opportunities abound in the lakes area
Sec. of State Simon helps promote ‘Safe at Home’
Letter: Thanks for sharing the road with bikes, lakes area
AnglingBuzz: Catching Largemouth Bass feeding on suspended bluegills
Mallard numbers down, other species up
Try a new lake but do your homework first
Phoebe birds build their nests in the most unseemly places
Sign up now for a hunter safety course
Lake & Home Real Estate - July 2015
Years of planting and care leads to backyard getaway
Enjoy the outdoors at Lakeside’s Tavern Brewery
Tips to help any level of gardener grow native greenery
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
January 2, 2015
Conservation Corps seeks applicants
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for 2015 AmeriCorps field crew member positions from individuals, ages 18 to 25, who have an interest in working outdoors. The priority application deadline is Dec. 31, but applications will be accepted until all positions...
January 2, 2015 - 12:32pm
Chickadee’s winter song means spring isn’t far off
There’s an avian tune that I listen for every year around this time. In fact, this season I heard it for the first time on Christmas morning. It’s a song that reminds us that even in the face of cold and ice, spring really isn’t all that far away. Indeed, what I’m referring...
outdoors / Blane Klemek
January 2, 2015 - 12:31pm
Where do our feathered friends sleep?
The rustling and fluttering would be abrupt and startling. Dark, soundless mornings were quite often ripped open in this fashion, causing me...
January 2, 2015 - 12:29pm
Good ice-making but challenging fishing
It seems like a long time since we have gone into a new year with no snow on the ground. Every season seems to have a new twist making them all unique. With the lack of snow cover and the recent extreme cold snap, the lakes have had a chance to continue to make ice. We have great...
outdoors / Brad Laabs
January 2, 2015 - 12:25pm
October 20, 2014
Hunter falls out of tree
HILLMAN, Minn. - A 56-year-old Rice, Minn., man fell out of his tree stand Sunday and was carried out of the woods on a stretcher near 73rd Street in Lakin Township in Morrison County, the Morrison County Sheriff's Office reported. David Cheney was transported to St. Cloud Hospital...
news / accidents
October 20, 2014 - 1:22pm
July 27, 2014
AIS deputies on patrol
Flowering rush. Curly leaf pondweed. Zebra mussels. Is there anyone in the area who hasn’t heard of one or all of these invasive species? Not...
news / Detroit Lakes
July 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
July 11, 2014
Stopping spread of AIS
With the news last week that zebra mussels have invaded two Becker County lakes (Melissa and Pickerel) a decision on what to do with the $150,000 the state has allocated to Becker County for aquatic invasive species prevention has acquired new sense of urgency. Thus, it came as...
news / Detroit Lakes
July 11, 2014 - 3:24pm
July 9, 2014
Tram will stay closed
In a split vote, the Becker County Commissioners voted Tuesday to keep the Dunton Locks tram between Muskrat Lake and Lake Sallie closed indefinitely. Last week, county staff closed the tram after the DNR confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Melissa, which is at the...
news / Detroit Lakes
July 9, 2014 - 1:54pm
March 21, 2014
Cormorant Sportman’s Club hosts trapper education class this summer
For anyone in need of purchasing a Minnesota trapping license, the Minnesota Trappers Association has available online The Minnesota Trappers...
life / wave
March 21, 2014 - 9:00am
February 12, 2014
Number of state park vehicle permits being sold increases
Spending time in nature is on the rise. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports that state park permits were up in Minnesota in 2013, showing that people are getting outdoors more. “At Maplewood State Park, we have seen about a 20 percent increase in daily vehicle...
February 12, 2014 - 10:44am
2.99-pound Northern wins Poles ‘N Holes
With more than 800 people competing and no unusually hazardous winter weather conditions to contend with, this Saturday’s Poles ’N Holes...
news / Detroit Lakes
February 12, 2014 - 9:54am
January 29, 2014
Lawmaker says Minnesota not doing enough to manage wolves
ST. PAUL – Opinions remain sharply divided about whether Minnesota should allow wolf hunts, and Tuesday night a state lawmaker also questioned...
news / government
January 29, 2014 - 8:21am
January 14, 2014
Winter in Moab: Pretty and peaceful even when bitterly cold
Some people call the Moab area the most beautiful place on Earth, and even if beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, it is hard to argue the...
January 14, 2014 - 3:15pm
January 8, 2014
Statewide COLA group pushes to protect waters
The Minnesota Coalition of Lake Associations (MN COLA) is releasing its Legislative Agenda for consideration in the 2014 Minnesota State Legislative Session. The overall intention of their 2014 legislative platform is to protect the waters of the state more effectively and more...
news / legislative
January 8, 2014 - 1:00pm
Online courses prepare you for a successful deer hunt
The key to successful deer hunting is preparation, and the most successful hunters almost always look at the pastime as a year-round pursuit that goes far beyond the hunt. With that in mind, the publishers of Deer & Deer Hunting magazine have launched a series of “Deer &...
December 8, 2013 - 7:00pm