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Cold air funnels sighted
Cattle complex: NDSU is home to one of the best beef cattle research facilities in the nation
DL docs return from Nepal
Hiking the North Country Trail in Itasca
Some teens not worried about college
Angels down Bulldogs in home opener
DL JV baseball finishes season 11-7
Frazee remains alive in Section 8AA softball playoffs
Fondrick and Howard advance to section tennis meet
DL ends baseball regular season with win at TRF
Museum finds photos used in murder trial, lots of misinformation
Turning back the pages
Congratulations Lake Park-Audubon Class of 2015
Emerson Charles Burlingame
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
New early childcare center opens in DL
Minnesota adds 7,400 jobs, jobless rate drops
Zurn named Farmers Feed the World rep
B&G Club Thrift Store gives away furniture
March of Dimes gives Essentia DL honors
Street Faire at the Lakes still on
MN State Fair concert tickets now on sale
Library summer kickoff set May 28
Chappelle coming to Fargo June 23
Cormorant Art Show set July 11-12
Follow the rules and stop AIS
It’s time to reform crop insurance
MN lawmakers hit deadline with too much undone
Letter: DL City Council should be designated AIS
Letter: DL schools need to follow grading policy
Northern Minnesota study focuses on sandhill cranes
Cool weather, water slow the bite down
Bats are incredible creatures to enjoy during twilight travels
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Busy opener brought lots of anglers to area lakes
Lake & Home Real Estate - June 2015
Summer Scene - May 2015
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Try one of the many golf courses in the area
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 likely. Over the last few years, Becker County, Detroit Lakes, Pelican River Watershed District and lake associations have increased the...
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 Education Course on their web page, www.mntrappers.org. The correspondence course offers a down­loadable Minnesota Trapper Education...
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 Fishing Derby on Little Detroit Lake was a resounding success. “We had a great derby!” exclaimed event organizer Brent Gerber, of...
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 whether state officials are doing a good job of managing wolves. Rep. Jason Isaacson, D-Shoreview, said the state Department of Natural...
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 point. Look down almost any street in town and you see canyon walls, setting the scene for what is beyond. Five miles north is Arches...
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