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AgweekTV: Biotech Labeling
WE Tribal Council exonerates Tara Mason
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
Strong feelings arise about plans for DL Pavilion
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
Otters upset DL to end softball regular season
Playoffs begin Monday for DL tennis
Johnson honored in MIAC Women's Track and Field awards
Park Rapids sweeps Pequot Lakes, repeats as Mid-State champs
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
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
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Final three acts announced for Minnesota State Fair grandstand
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Some things you don't brag about
Do Minnesotans value roads and bridges more than schools and public safety?
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
April 14, 2018
At rest and on the move: Parks and trails are part of the West Lake Drive plan
While potential redevelopment plans near the city beach have caught the public's attention, park improvements and new trails are another element...
April 14, 2018 - 6:12am
October 11, 2017
How you play the game: Local residents work with city to enhance disc golf, pickleball facilities
What do Detroit Lakes Frisbee golfers and pickleball players have in common? They are both raising money and working with the city to improve...
October 11, 2017 - 10:02am
July 6, 2017
Art returns to parks in NYM, Wadena this summer
Another summer is in full swing, parents are wishing for school, and the Cultural Center in New York Mills offers a free summer program for children looking for something to do. Art In Your Park has been a successful community public art opportunity for the several summers and this...
July 6, 2017 - 10:00am
June 15, 2017
Criminal activity at city parks leads to 10:30 p.m. closing proposal
Local residents will soon be able to stay out on the city beach a little bit later at night — but all other city parks will close at 10:30 p.m., according to a new city ordinance that was given its first reading at Tuesday night's Detroit Lakes City Council meeting.
June 15, 2017 - 10:00am
May 5, 2017
Park it: State parks offer sunny travel destinations close by
As the sun (finally) begins to shine its steady rays across Minnesota, residents stretch their legs, shake off those winter layers and head...
May 5, 2017 - 8:00am
April 15, 2017
Letter: Why put dog park before human kids?
We were surprised to see the article "A park just for canines." We moved to Detroit Lakes six years ago and live in a new area without a decent park close by. Croviseir Park (by the Boys and Girls club) is close but only has one way to enter the park and it has no flat areas where...
April 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 6, 2015
DL looking to add parks, keep up existing ones as well
When it comes to parkland and public spaces, all corners of Detroit Lakes are not created equal. The northeast quadrant has 190 acres of city and school district green space, including City Park, the high school ball fields, the Rec Center, the Rotary Soccer Park, the Boys & Girls...
December 6, 2015 - 5:45am
October 14, 2015
Conserving the great outdoors
Local outdoor projects like Sucker Creek Preserve, Dunton Locks Park, Hungry Man Lake Campground, Lake Park City Park, Wolf Lake's Waterfront...
October 14, 2015 - 1:06pm
September 1, 2013
Greater MN Parks & Trails Commission chosen
Selection of the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks & Trails Commission signifies the beginning of another new and exciting chapter in Minnesota’s long history of leadership and appreciation for outdoor recreation. Over the course of the next two decades, the commission will...
September 1, 2013 - 10:00am
July 13, 2013
New playground open at City Park
Kids can now enjoy new slides, climbing areas, tunnels and more at the City Park playground. “We got it in place for Water Carnival as promised...
July 13, 2013 - 2:00pm
July 3, 2013
‘Kids’ Fun Run & Obstacle Course’ draws more than 130 to DL City Park
The popularity of obstacle courses and “fun run” events has grown immensely in the past few years. But most of those events are geared...
July 3, 2013 - 8:09am
May 19, 2010
Ely mayor sentenced after decades of flouting law
DULUTH -- The mayor of Ely was sentenced in federal court in Duluth on Tuesday after pleading guilty to driving his snowmobile in a federal wilderness...
May 19, 2010 - 9:38am
February 11, 2009
Fargo Park District moves toward ban on smoking at all events aimed at children
FARGO - The Fargo Park District is moving toward putting a policy in place this spring to ban smoking from all events that are aimed primarily at children and families. The potential outline for such a policy was discussed by the Park Board's recreation subcommittee today. Commissioner...
February 11, 2009 - 3:30pm
November 13, 2008
University of Minnesota to conduct field study at Old Wadena
WADENA - The University of Minnesota department of anthropology plans to establish an archeological field study in Old Wadena County Park this June, according to Richard Paper of the Wadena County Historical Society. "I think it's a great opportunity for our county because we do...
November 13, 2008 - 12:30pm
October 24, 2008
State parks holding management deer hunts
Thirty-five Minnesota state parks will be holding special resource management deer hunts this fall. Access to the public will be varied around the state during the special hunts. Fifteen parks will be open to all visitors during this time and eight will have limited public access....
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am