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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
February 13, 2009
Freedom of speech sticker has right to offend
Question No. 1: Today I was driving and saw a pick-up truck with the words "Crazy B----" (edited by Trooper Andy) prominently displayed in the back window. Is this something that is allowed or at what point does it become a violation? Answer No. 1: I understand where you are coming...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Auxiliary to offer kids' safety books
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 15 is set to introduce a personal safety and education program to students grades 3-6. The Auxiliary will present each student with a copy of Personal Safety For Kids, a 136-page handbook that features information about safety in the home, at school,...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
MnDOT evaluates safety of two lane highways
In response to concerns about Highway 60 and Highway 14 in southwestern Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has begun to evaluate the safety of similarly designed highways that drop from four to two lanes. "We appreciate concerns expressed by the public and elected...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Safety versus aesthetics:
What may be an eyesore for neighbors is strictly a health and safety issue for the city of Detroit Lakes. Last month the city council voted to abate a hazard at 1941 Long Bridge Road because an unfinished house was becoming a safety hazard as the cap was rotting on the foundati...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Will's Windmill: Take steps to make your farm safer
Here are 10 basics suggestions for making your farm a safer place to work and live: 1. Buy a rollover protective structure (ROPS) for older tractors. If an approved ROPS is not available, avoid using that tractor or consider trading or selling it through a local dealer. 2. Replace...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
St. Mary's earns state patient safety award
St. Mary's Innovis Health has earned a Minnesota Hospital Association Patient Safety Excellence Award for its work on preventing patients from falling during hospital stays. Patient safety is a top priority for Minnesota hospitals. Because of this, St. Mary's Innovis Health joined...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Minnesota hospitals recognized for safety
Several regional hospitals have received awards for patient safety, the Minnesota Hospital Association announced today. The association recognized Lake Region Healthcare Corporation in Fergus Falls, St.
July 9, 2008 - 2:42pm
June 29, 2008
Shooting Star promoting safe behavior
Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center launched a property-wide effort last week to promote responsible drinking behavior among its guests. Dubbed as "WE CARE" -- which stands for "WE Create A Responsible Environment" -- the campaign aims to provide a safe, healthy and fun...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 21, 2008
Safety Supervisor tips
Determining all the necessary pre-job safety activities that need to be done before a construction project starts can be a daunting task. However, the Construction Safety Software Corporation has now significantly simplified this planning task. With the advent of "Construction...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
June 1, 2008
Extension Service offers food safety classes in Moorhead
The University of Minnesota Extension Service is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for certified food managers. A third class will be offered for food service employees who are not in a management position. The initial certification...
news / food
June 1, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Pool Safety Act passes in honor of 6-year-old
The Minnesota House of Representatives has unanimously passed the "Abigail Taylor Pool Safety Act" sponsored by Rep. Paul Thissen. The bill strengthens and broadens Minnesota's pool safety regulations to make sure all public pools in the state are designed to avoid serious injuries...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 3, 2008
Record Editorial: Feds should move quickly on rail safety plan
Cheers to a federal plan to toughen rules on hazardous chemicals shipped by rail. It's an issue that should be near and dear to the hearts of residents of Detroit Lakes, Frazee, Lake Park, Audubon and all other cities along the east-west BNSF rail corridor. Not to mention the...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am