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Tax preparer accused of not paying her taxes
Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
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Bison third, Roth fourth heading into Summit Championship final round
Summer softball camp registration open
Richter has big performance for Dragons in spring game
GIRLS GOLF: Parsons places at HOL Perham
Raider track teams compete at Anderson-Cole Invite
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Richard M. Gordon
Richard M. Gordon
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
March 10, 2017
'Never Curse the Rain': Wisconsin author recalls the importance of water on his family’s farm
Your eyes are on the forecast. Depending on what it says, you'll either approve or scowl. You don't want your plans ruined but here's the thing:...
March 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
October 28, 2016
Forget the Mississippi, Rainy rivers for now-the bite is better in this area
Water temperatures have dropped into the high 40s and continue to drop with the shorter days. We have been unseasonably warm for the last week or so and it looks like next week will continue to provide open water fishing opportunities.
October 28, 2016 - 2:06pm
August 17, 2016
Lake activity is winding down in the Detroit Lakes area with the end of summer closing in on us and fall right around the corner. Walleyes are still deep during the daylight hours in the 18-28ft depths on most area lakes. With the full moon, night fishing on the flats with crankbaits...
August 17, 2016 - 11:39am
April 24, 2016
VIDEO: Another soaking rain
After a mostly snow-less winter and a dry start to spring, much of the region is beginning to wetten up nicely. Areas of rain and thunderstorms...
April 24, 2016 - 6:56pm
October 22, 2015
Cool, fall rain
It has been a dry autumn over much of the region but a rain system moving in tonight and Friday is expected to bring a general rain with generous...
October 22, 2015 - 5:28pm
May 29, 2015
Rain Totals: May 28-29
Fargo, ND (WDAY-TV) -- Scattered showers and thunderstorms moved through the region over the past 2 days, with the strongest activity occurring...
May 29, 2015 - 11:55am
May 17, 2015
It’s been a very rainy May
The Detroit Lakes area has seen a lot of rain fall so far this month, more than 3.5 inches total, but Becker, Otter Tail, Hubbard and Mahnomen...
May 17, 2015 - 5:35am
May 14, 2015
Here is a map of approximate rainfall totals for May. Almost all of this has fallen since Sunday, May 10. This generally more than doubles...
May 14, 2015 - 3:43pm
‘Rain’ is sprinkled with delightful surprises
The kids were unbelievably disappointed. There isn’t much you could do, though, when a long-anticipated event gets rained out. You can rant...
May 14, 2015 - 5:15am
May 11, 2015
Cold, steady rain
Rainfall has been widespread across the region Sunday and Monday. Most of the region has picked up more than an inch with more than four inches...
May 11, 2015 - 10:25pm
March 26, 2015
Moderate Drought Conditions Continue
Fargo, ND (WDAY-TV) - Our weather has been very dry for the past several weeks. The latest drought monitor has been released, which still...
March 26, 2015 - 10:50am
December 22, 2014
Sloppy Pre-Christmas Weather
The weather could certainly be worse, but it could also be better for holiday travel. Above-average temperatures prevail all across the region...
December 22, 2014 - 9:34pm