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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
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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
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
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
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
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
November 27, 2009
Itasca State Park hosts winter programs
Itasca State Park winter programs for December include Dec. 15, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. -- Circle Time Under the Pines: O is for Owls. Children 2-5 years old come explore and have fun, learning about owls. Dec. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon -- Holiday in the Northwoods. Discover...
November 27, 2009 - 2:43pm
Refuge to host open house Dec. 6
Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge's holiday open house is Sunday, Dec. 6, from noon to 4 p.m. A Winter Gathering at Tamarac -- "Biboon Maawanji'iding" -- includes special guests Ojibwe artists Dan Neisen and Wendy Roy. There will also be sample foods from nature and children's...
November 27, 2009 - 1:33pm
October 9, 2009
Fall colors: See 'em while they last
They may be late in coming, but the colors are starting to appear in trees and underbrush around the area. Some of the best color in the area...
October 9, 2009 - 3:37pm
September 16, 2009
Lend a hand at Tamarac
Celebrate National Public Lands Day Saturday, Sept. 26, at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Help protect the pine trees. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to help re-stake and install tree tubes that will protect pine trees from deer browse. This area was once logged and with...
September 16, 2009 - 10:42am
September 15, 2009
State forests may disappear due to climate change according to University of Minnesota research paper
DULUTH -- Substantial areas of what is now Northland forest may someday change to savanna or grassland, according to University of Minnesota...
September 15, 2009 - 8:45am
September 4, 2009
State parks now offer virtual tours
For anyone wondering what there is to see or do at Minnesota state parks once you get there, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is adding virtual tours to its Web site. Virtual tours of Itasca, Jay Cooke, Minneopa and Soudan Underground Mine state parks were created this...
September 4, 2009 - 4:43pm
August 20, 2009
Tamarac Fall Festival
Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 26. The entire family is invited to attend the day's...
August 20, 2009 - 11:42am
Maplewood Leaf Days
As autumn paints Maplewood State Park with brightly hued leaves, visitors are invited to come breathe in the crisp air and appreciate the scenery...
August 20, 2009 - 11:40am
June 29, 2009
Conservationists say tax equals green Minnesota
June 29, 2009 - 3:57pm
June 25, 2009
Park Rapids purple martin colony site of annual festival for birds
PARK RAPIDS - Don and Monika Wilkins will showcase their martin colony on Long Lake in Park Rapids at the seventh annual Minnesota MartinFest. The...
June 25, 2009 - 8:18am
June 24, 2009
InPulse to host vocal camp next week in Detroit Lakes
Thursday, June 25 Refuge tour Tamarac Wildlife Refuge offers a Refuge tour from 10 a.m. to noon (every Thursday through August). Join a refuge guide for an informative and fun adventure on the refuge. Search for wildlife and learn about the cultural and natural history of Tamarac. Live...
June 24, 2009 - 7:29am
June 20, 2009
Do you care about the lakes? Water Plan update subject of June 23 Otter Tail meeting
A public hearing will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 23 in the Commissioner's Room at the Otter Tail County Government Services Center 500 Fir Ave. W., Fergus Falls for the purpose of hearing comments on the update of the Otter Tail County Local Water Management Plan. The...
June 20, 2009 - 12:03am
June 16, 2009
Historic Cormorant cabin moved to Rollag
A piece of history was moved June 9. One that will be restored and on display for all to tour. Don and Laurine Kounovsky moved their log cabin...
June 16, 2009 - 9:42am
June 4, 2009
Minnesota trees found infested with emerald ash borer
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) reported Monday that a multi-agency survey found 59 trees infested with emerald ash borer in and around the St. Anthony Park neighborhood where the pest was first discovered in May. All 59 trees are within a half mile of the first infestation...
June 4, 2009 - 9:02am
May 29, 2009
Tamarac Wildlife Refuge
Early summer is a wonderful time to quietly observe the young of spring. Look for deer fawns hiding behind their mothers, bear cubs exploring...
May 29, 2009 - 3:46pm