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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
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
Nielsen season best shot put in California
Foster's school record punctuates West Coast trip
No Mercy VIII May 19 in Mahnomen
Two DL Pacesetter teams advance to state
Carrier places at NYWA State Wrestling
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
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
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
October 18, 2013
Crackdown on commercial vehicles begins next week in Minn.
ST. PAUL – Commercial drivers in Minnesota can expect stricter enforcement of seatbelts, driver roadside inspections and regulatory compliance next week. The Minnesota State Patrol Commercial Vehicle Section will be increasing traffic enforcement statewide Oct.
October 18, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 3, 2013
Deer collisions are on the rise
You better watch out, you better not cry. Not fat guys in red suits. Deer, and plenty of them, sporting their winter darks, are lurking by the roadsides. “I don’t know if it’s above normal but we’ve certainly had our share of them for this fall, no doubt,” said Hubbard...
October 3, 2013 - 9:00am
September 25, 2013
Getting to be that time of year: Maintain furnaces to ensure safety
The heating season is right around the corner, so it is time to make sure your heating system is working properly. Heating and cooling account for about 55 percent of the energy used in a typical U.S. home, the largest energy expense for most households. Furnaces and boilers, the...
September 25, 2013 - 11:23am
September 4, 2013
Area crews get x-ray-ready backboards
Victims of car crashes and other accidental injuries who are picked up by area first responders and rescue workers for transport to the hospital...
September 4, 2013 - 11:55am
September 3, 2013
University of Minnesota Duluth group on cutting edge in car safety
DULUTH -- When cars talk to each other, everyone on the road is safer. That’s the summation of University of Minnesota Duluth professor...
September 3, 2013 - 8:47am
August 31, 2013
Jesse Grabow: School safety tips for motorists, students
With school starting I wanted to have this article entirely focused on the safety of the most precious cargo in the world – our children.
August 31, 2013 - 12:00pm
August 28, 2013
Youth ATV training
Woods-n-Wheels ATV Club is offering youth ATV safety training Saturday, Sept. 21, in Detroit Lakes. Registration for the class will be Sept. 5 from 6-7 p.m. in the basement of the VFW Club on north Washington Avenue. The classroom session will be at 8 a.m. in the VFW basement....
August 28, 2013 - 10:25am
August 21, 2013
Marijuana effects on driving
Question: What are the real facts on marijuana, and can you be arrested for driving after smoking it? How bad is it really? I know some people want to legalize it to tax it and for medicinal purposes. Thanks! Answer: Yes, you can be arrested for impaired driving. Minnesota has...
August 21, 2013 - 7:21am
Make sure to check your canning equipment
Food preservation season is here. Now is the time to check your equipment. Pressure canners are either a dial gauge or a weighted gauge. Weighted gauges do not require testing but should be kept clean and rust-free. Dial gauges should be tested every year for accuracy. The...
August 21, 2013 - 7:20am
August 3, 2013
Deputies are in command at WE Fest
The law enforcement presence at WE Fest is receiving some extra support this summer. For the first year, the White Earth Police Department...
August 3, 2013 - 7:00pm
July 31, 2013
County goes with reverse E911 alert system -- messages go out to public in an emergency
Just in time for WE Fest, Becker County has implemented a “reverse E911” system to warn about approaching storms and other emergencies. Code Red system continually collects and updates local phone numbers, including some cell phone numbers, from a variety of sources, including...
July 31, 2013 - 4:16pm
July 17, 2013
Speeding through the ages: Younger drivers tipping scales of fatal crashes
Younger drivers feel the need to speed, and as a result accounted for nearly 60 percent of the speed-related deaths over the past three years, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. In comparison, drivers 65 and older were involved...
July 17, 2013 - 7:01am
July 16, 2013
New highway messages posted on Minn. interstate signs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota drivers Monday began to see a different type of message on electronic interstate signs that normally warn about crashes, closed lanes and the like. State transportation and public safety officials say they now also will use some of the 150 message boards to...
July 16, 2013 - 8:10am
July 5, 2013
Patrol explains work signs
It is the time of year where road construction mandates temporary signage restricting or detouring traffic. I contacted MNDOT Engineer Scott Thompson to define what it all means. ROAD CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC or LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY tells you that you need to take a different route...
July 5, 2013 - 8:33am
June 30, 2013
Prevent water illnesses
State health officials are reminding residents to “swim healthy” by taking steps to prevent recreational water illnesses this summer. The best way to prevent recreational water illnesses is to keep germs out of the water in the first place. Swimmers can take an active role...
June 30, 2013 - 7:00am