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DL docs return from Nepal
Fargo man charged with baby's death set to change plea
Little Falls man assaulted and shot in Randall trailer park
Minnesota budget negotiators looking to compromise
Minn. farmers analyze new water rule: Does it go too far?
Laker girls win handily at subsections
Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale ends Raider baseball season
Fondrick and Howard eliminated in section doubles
Paul McDonald to direct Pacesetter championship basketball camp in Walker July 21-23
DL couple plans wedding visit around national parks
Artichokes can help kids learn to love veggies
Spouses of Social Security beneficiaries can apply for Medicare at age 65
Wyatt Gene Swyter
Friends & Neighbors
Youth, volunteers produce TV ad for Ice Cream Truck
National Star of Life Award goes to Kaiser
Lamppa steps away from oil pipeline biz
Low interest loans available for farmers
Beware: Not all pay-day loans legit
'Tomorrowland' is a well-intentioned mess
Book signing Friday in Detroit Lakes
June 11 concert set to support Vergas Trail
Magic and music show set June 4 at local library
Watercolor exhibit opens June 21 at Hjemkomst Center
Minnesota tobacco use down
Bad luck gets the blame and a bad rap
Marquart: ‘Every vote I take’ is for rural MN
Letter: Saddam Hussein was a WMD himself
Follow the rules and stop AIS
Northern Minnesota study focuses on sandhill cranes
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
Cool weather, water slow the bite down
Bats are incredible creatures to enjoy during twilight travels
Lake & Home Real Estate - June 2015
Summer Scene - May 2015
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Try one of the many golf courses in the area
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 17, 2015
Oil safety lawsuit unhelpful
While the primary purpose of the American Petroleum Institute is to advocate for its member oil companies, it is disappointing that the institute’s narrow focus all but dismisses matters of public safety. So when the oil lobby this week asked a U.S. Court of Appeals to block rules...
opinion / editorials
May 17, 2015 - 5:15am
May 8, 2015
Motorcycle fatalities in Minnesota at highest point in 20 years
ST. PAUL--The 2015 motorcycle riding season is off to a deadly start, with 11 motorcyclist fatalities reported this year across the state, reports the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The number of fatal motorcycle crashes reported so far this year is the highest at this...
May 8, 2015 - 8:30am
May 2, 2015
Are you ready, really ready, to launch?
With May on the horizon and nicer weather surely ahead, many are itching to get out boating. But there are things boaters should be thinking about now before hitting the water. They should be inspecting their boats and equipment to make sure they are in working order, as well...
opinion / editorials
May 2, 2015 - 5:25am
April 18, 2015
Bike Rodeo in DL teaches kids safety
Kids, get ready to learn more about bikes and bike safety. The fifth annual Bike Rodeo, hosted by the Detroit Lakes Active Living Committee, is taking place on April 25 in the Kent Freeman Sports Arena from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Families from around Becker County are invited to...
entertainment / events
April 18, 2015 - 5:35am
March 14, 2015
Marquart advances rail debate
The initial reaction to Rep. Paul Marquart’s, DFL-Dilworth, oil train safety proposal is Republican anti-tax boilerplate. While giving lip service to the need to improve rail safety as it applies to oil trains rumbling through Minnesota communities, Republican leaders in the House...
opinion / editorials
March 14, 2015 - 5:55am
January 2, 2015
Minn. study: Millions needed for rail safety
Minnesota needs to spend $244 million to improve railroad crossing safety where oil trains cross the state, the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
news / government
January 2, 2015 - 2:07pm
MnDOT study prioritizes railway safety improvements
Safety improvements at highway/rail grade crossings along crude-by-rail corridors are the focus of a Minnesota Department of Transportation study that identifies locations where improvements will make the transport of oil safer for residents, workers and emergency responders. The...
news / government
January 2, 2015 - 1:34pm
December 12, 2014
SD yanks 'Don’t Jerk and Drive' campaign
A public safety campaign in South Dakota backfired when officials heard its “Don’t Jerk and Drive” push and forced them to pull the ad. Officials...
December 12, 2014 - 11:33am
December 6, 2014
Drive safely this snowmobile season
As another snowmobile season gets underway, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages snowmobilers to get this season off to a smooth, safe start. Snowmobile trails in Minnesota opened Dec. 1. Minnesota residents born after Dec. 31, 1976, must complete a DNR snowmobile...
outdoors / DNR
December 6, 2014 - 7:30am
November 19, 2014
Watchdog lists '10 worst' holiday toys
BOSTON - A plastic battle hammer for 3-year-olds, a glow-in-the-dark bow and arrow set, and a pencil that doubles as a slingshot are on the short list of the most dangerous children's toys this holiday season. The annual "10 Worst Toys" list published by the U.S.-based consumer...
November 19, 2014 - 12:50pm
June 6, 2014
ATV safety week in June 8-15
Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed June 8-15 as all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety week in Minnesota. More than 600,000 ATVs are used by Minnesotans for outdoor recreation and to support their daily livelihood. State law requires anyone born after July 1, 1987, to have a certificate...
June 6, 2014 - 2:03pm
MnDOT seeking input on state highway safety plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites public comment on the draft Minnesota Strategic Highway Safety Plan, a comprehensive policy plan that provides insight and direction on how to reduce traffic-related crashes. The public comment period is open from June 9 until...
June 6, 2014 - 11:00am