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Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo for law enforcement announcement, discuss drug crisis
Hornet nine open with win at Crookston
UCB track teams fourth at Barnesville Booster
Sharp “best boxer” in Proctor
Herzog medalist, Laker girls win at The Meadows
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
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
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
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
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
Harriet E. Anderson
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
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
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
April 17, 2009
Becker County, others added to DNR burning ban list
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is adding more counties to the list of those designated for burning restrictions. Beginning April 20, restrictions will go into effect in the following 13 counties: Aitkin, Becker, Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Clearwater, Crow Wing,...
April 17, 2009 - 2:54pm
April 15, 2009
Grass fire season has begun
April 15, 2009 - 11:43am
April 13, 2009
Historic Stump Lake, N.D. pavillion in dangerof being lost to flooding
STUMP LAKE, N.D. -- A 90-year-old pavilion at Stump Lake could become one of the next victims of the ongoing Devils Lake flood. A projected 90 percent chance that the lake will rise to a record 1,451.25 feet this year means that the pavilion and cafe at Stump Lake Park would be in...
April 13, 2009 - 12:16pm
April 10, 2009
Township fire wardens recognized for service
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is presenting awards to several dedicated fire wardens in the Wadena, southern Hubbard, and eastern Becker county areas. Fire Warden Betty Branham of Hubbard Township in Hubbard County is being recognized with a length of service...
April 10, 2009 - 11:12am
January 16, 2009
Lucy the wolf chaser
Welcome back to the bark side of life here in Ottertail, where the pale morning sun is refracted through the frozen outside windows in crystalline mosaics. The temperature outside has warmed up to minus 26, and promises to almost reach zero by this afternoon. Can we say brrrrrr?...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Laker volleyball places third in M-W tournament
The Detroit Lakes volleyball team finished third in Saturday's Mound-Westonka tournament by going 3-1. The Lakers dropped their first match of the tourney to Mounds View 2-1, losing by scores of 25-21 and 18-16, while winning game two 25-14. "It was a very good match for us,"...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Unusually cool summer caused turnover in some area lakes
Have you noticed that the shallow areas of lakes (20 ft deep or less) look murkier and/or greener this week compared to the past couple weeks? The nighttime temperatures in the low 50s last weekend combined with 30+ mph winds caused many of the small, shallow area lakes to turnover....
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 19, 2008
Hamden Slough could open to youth hunting
By JASON ADKINS Detroit Lakes Newspapers Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge could be open to some hunting under proposed rule changes by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It will be change for the 3,400-acre area that is located on a thin strip north of Audubon and west...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 3, 2007
Lake Learning column: Where does my lake water come from?
All water on the globe whether in the atmosphere (clouds), on the ground (rivers, lakes, ocean), or under the ground (ground water) is ultimately connected. These different groups of connected water can be broken down into smaller and smaller divisions that are more intimately connected....
November 3, 2007 - 12:00am
October 21, 2007
Marsh walk, memorial path underway at Sucker Creek
The newest addition to Sucker Creek Preserve -- a marsh walk and hiking path -- is certainly a joint effort.
October 21, 2007 - 12:00am
DNR making progress toward sustainable forestry plans in NW region
According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Subsection Forest Resource Management Plan (SFRMP) for two major ecological subsections in north central Minnesota is nearing completion. The subsections, referred to as the Chippewa Plains and the Pine Moraines...
October 21, 2007 - 12:00am
October 1, 2007
A tour of Tamarac NWR brings back memories
A few days ago, we made a ritual trip through the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. It's as good as any place around Detroit Lakes where one can tour the woodlands to observe the fall colors. Yes, there has been a lot of wet weather and high winds, but the fall foliage was good,...
October 1, 2007 - 12:00am