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Marquart, Eken talk state issues
High Tunnel class in Park Rapids
6th-grader needs heart transplant
No job too small for 'Helping Hands'
Trucks crash on icy I-94 near Barnesville, one driver killed
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
DL picks up first ‘W’
Lakers dominate Lakeview
Track and Field: Nielsen wins 2 events in Moorhead
Frazee softball opens with three-consecutive victories
In the Zone
Family favorite brightens up Easter morning
Lutheran church hosting Spring Rally
Social Security: Children do not need to live in same home to get Social Security benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Butzer on dean’s list at UM-Twin Cities
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Fine dining at the 59er: The Lake Room is their latest addition
Two stylists join team at Creative Mix salon
T.S. Dock & Lift is now Shoremaster affiliate
DL man joins staff of Karvakko Engineering
Don’t forfeit past tax returns
DL should help, not hinder downtown businesses
A low health ranking for Becker County
Eric Bergeson: Goodbye writing, hello politics
Senate, governor need to follow House lead on rural broadband, local gov’t aid
Lynn Hummel: Spring is the season for optimists
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
Cash tribute set May 6
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
Celebrating our heroes: United Way event is April 24 in Detroit Lakes
Artists sought for show
August 3, 2013
New camp helps kids ‘Feed the Fish’
It’s said that every amateur angler will at first “feed the fish” by losing their worms in the water before learning how to reel one in the right way. That was the idea behind the name of Rick and Shirley Umberger’s new camp for kids in rural Dent, Feed the Fish. With...
August 3, 2013 - 1:00pm
July 30, 2013
Paddleboards heading to Minnesota State Parks
STARBUCK, Minn. — Minnesota State Parks have latched onto the latest trend in water sports by making stand up paddle boards available for rent at a select number of pilot sites, including Starbuck’s Glacial Lakes State Park. Called “SUP” by the in-the-know-crowd, stand...
July 30, 2013 - 11:50am
July 13, 2013
Tamarac Refuge hosts various programs
The Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge has several events coming up over the next week or so. Sunday, July 14, 2 p.m. — Wolves: Paws, Claws & Bushy Tails! Learn how this species was decimated and how the Endangered Species Act made their incredible journey of recovery possible....
news / Detroit Lakes
July 13, 2013 - 9:00am
June 26, 2013
'Peers to Piers' is free every Tuesday in DL
The Department of Natural Resources wants to make sure all kids that want to fish have that chance. Through the MinnAqua education program, the DNR is hosting the Peers to Piers program in Detroit Lakes each Tuesday night this summer from 6:30-8:30. It is free for children 15 and...
news / Detroit Lakes
June 26, 2013 - 11:14am
June 12, 2013
Sessions at Sucker Creek
Did you know there are 90,000 different species of insects in North America? Did you know there are 5 million species worldwide? Did you know that only 2 percent of those insects are actually considered pests? Those are just a couple of the fun facts Sally Hausken is teaching kids....
June 12, 2013 - 11:40am
June 7, 2013
Ticks are at large: Time to watch for Lyme disease
WILLMAR, Minn. — As summer activities get ready to start, the risk of tick-borne diseases is at its peak. While you may not live in a high-risk area, many people will visit a high-risk area at some point this summer, whether it be for camping or other outdoor activities. Dave...
June 7, 2013 - 3:54pm
Northern lights put on a show in northern Minn. skies
A brilliant display of the northern lights filled skies across the Northland late Thursday and early Friday. Where skies cleared, late-night and early morning watchers were treated to rays, arcs and curtains dancing in the sky. "When I first saw the aurora doing its crazy moves...
June 7, 2013 - 9:34am
June 5, 2013
Bear shot by game warden near McGregor after attack on woman
A 72-year-old McGregor woman was bitten and clawed by a sow bear before the animal and her three yearlings left the woman’s property Monday night. The woman received “non-life-threatening” injuries and the bear later was killed when it charged at a state conservation...
June 5, 2013 - 2:30pm
June 4, 2013
Tamarac hosts grand opening of new trail through Becker County
Though many might have found Saturday’s unseasonably cool and overcast weather a bit less than inviting, it was, as Ray Vlasak put it, “a perfect day for hiking.” That was good news for Vlasak and his fellow members of the North Country Trail Association-Laurentian Lakes...
June 4, 2013 - 3:55pm
May 25, 2013
Two celebrations in 1 at Tamarac
It’s a celebration so big, it couldn’t all be contained in one day. The Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge is getting ready to observe not only its 75th anniversary, but also the grand opening of a new 21-mile segment of the North Country National Scenic Trail that runs through...
May 25, 2013 - 3:00pm
May 19, 2013
Tamarac site of $500,000, geothermal learning center
For many families in the lakes area, the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge has provided generation after generation with opportunities to explore the outdoors — hiking, biking, kayaking, bird watching, or just communing with nature. The Friends of Tamarac is a nonprofit volunteer...
May 19, 2013 - 2:00pm
May 15, 2013
Lake advocates unhappy with county board
Zebra mussels reared their ugly little heads at the Becker County Board meeting Tuesday. Members of the county’s aquatic invasive species task force sparred with county officials over whether the county is doing enough to keep zebra mussels and other aquatic invaders out of county...
news / Detroit Lakes
May 15, 2013 - 1:33pm
Get ready to hike, see nature
The grand opening of the North Country Trail in Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge is Saturday, June 1. There are guided hikes and activities from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at the Pine Lake Boat Access at 10 a.m. On Friday, May 31, there will...
May 15, 2013 - 10:57am
May 13, 2013
Crookston moose back in town after brief hiatus
She’s baaaaaack. Crookston’s female yearling moose, that is. The moose had hung around town for about 10 weeks in the winter and early spring. Authorities believed they had finally shooed her out of town for good about two weeks ago. However, she showed up...
May 13, 2013 - 9:22am
May 12, 2013
Ice puts chill on walleye opener in DL
The late ice-out on area lakes this season has put a damper on the walleye fishing opener. “We don’t make any money, and it’s a weekend we don’t get back,” said John Store, owner of Quality Bait & Tackle in Detroit Lakes. Resorts that cater to anglers have been...
news / Detroit Lakes
May 12, 2013 - 2:00pm