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Lawyers overwhelmingly support Hudson for MN Supreme Court
Five years for assaulting family
Man faces felony assault charge
Broadside crash on Hwy 34 injures one
Angels’ rally falls short in upset loss at Regions
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Doris M. Mattson
Timothy J. Karsnia
Ban smoking in rental housing
Here’s how drug law will help
Letter: What’s gone wrong? America has lost its way over the past 60 years
Kudos to Minnesota’s improving credit rating
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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