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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
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
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
February 12, 2018
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Taking a "break" from the confines of my fish house while passing the time listening to the radio and spear fishing for northern pike recently,...
February 12, 2018 - 10:00am
February 3, 2018
American dipper is unique among songbirds
The American dipper is classified as a songbird. A stocky little species at about 7.5 inches long, this short-tailed bird is rather ordinary...
February 3, 2018 - 4:00pm
February 1, 2018
February is a fun time for ice fishing
Welcome to February ice fishing. The days start to become noticeably longer, and the weather will start to be noticeably nicer. We will still...
February 1, 2018 - 10:00am
January 29, 2018
Forget the Vikes--get out and ice fish
We are at the time of the season when we say goodbye to the Vikes and the playoff run. By now everybody should be done grieving the difficult Viking loss to the Eagles with the chance to go to the Super Bowl we are hosting this year. It would have been awesome, but ... oh well. It...
January 29, 2018 - 12:16pm
January 28, 2018
Wolves are roaming in Yellowstone again
He's a tall and slim man. His hair, nearly shoulder length, is thick and dark with strands of gray bespeaking his middle age. He wears an untrimmed...
January 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 21, 2018
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Years ago, when I was much younger and learning tricks to better identify birds in the field, I remember learning about "diagnostic" traits to...
January 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 20, 2018
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
I always suggest when you travel on the lakes you should have a shovel, tow rope, and your cell phone. I always recommend having your warm weather...
January 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. —- Jim Dresch was ice fishing with his good friend, Roger Van Surksum, a couple years ago when Van Surksum latched into...
January 20, 2018 - 11:00am
January 13, 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
I've always been drawn to tiny creatures. Maybe it's because I'm not very tall myself. For example, while sitting in my fish house this winter...
January 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing has come a long, long way
As you can see by the number of ice houses out on area lakes, as well as the many portables, a significant growth in the sport of ice angling...
January 13, 2018 - 11:00am
January 9, 2018
Don't make waves--slow down on the ice
The polar vortex that has kept us in this major cold front the last 10 days is finally moving on. The benefit has been the additional ice thickness...
January 9, 2018 - 4:00pm
Blane Klemek column: To attract different birds, try new things
A few days ago, I enjoyed observing a diverse array of different species of birds at my backyard feeding station. The collection of species reminded...
January 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 30, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Beavers are amazing animals
Beavers are the largest native rodents found in North America. Adults average 35 pounds with some individuals reaching as much as 65 pounds. Specimens of 90 pounds have also been recorded. Beavers can reach four to five feet in length from nose to the tip of their tail. Even more...
December 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
Brad Laabs column: Lakes are making ice like crazy now
The huge benefit of this severe cold front right before the new year is the improvement to the ice conditions in our area. When we have multiple...
December 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 25, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Where have all the finches (and red polls) gone?
So far this early winter, my backyard birdfeeders have been active, but by not that many different species of birds. I've had the usual abundance of black-capped chickadees, white-breasted nuthatches, and blue jays, but no evening grosbeaks or pine grosbeaks yet this year. I've also...
December 25, 2017 - 9:00am