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Last of the Really Cold Nights?
Dentists not smiling over state payments
Father-son shooting incident investigated Thursday in rural Perham
Man found dead near Dilworth by train tracks apparently froze to death
LP-A Kindergarten Roundup is March 18
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Laker trio prepared for deep runs at state wrestling
DL Mites finish hockey season
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
First White Earth newspaper found at Becker County Museum
Cream-based soups offer quick winter warm-up
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
Wedding Extravaganza is March 1
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
Minnesota moose population still down
Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
Northland Fat Bike Rally to be held in Bemidji
Wild turkey opportunities explored in DNR class
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
December 4, 2013
Winter weather blows in
Winter has finally settled into the lakes area, as more than half a foot of snow was dropped on the ground in Detroit Lakes Monday night, with another six to nine inches expected to fall sometime between Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks. “The...
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December 4, 2013 - 3:00pm
Parts of Minnesota could receive up to 7 inches of snow by Wednesday
ST. PAUL – The season’s first significant snowfall for most Minnesotans could bring more than a half-foot in places by Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm advisory for a broad swath of the state, from the southwest to east central. The weather...
November 4, 2013 - 9:06pm
April 19, 2013
Biggest snowstorm since 2009 shuts down much of Duluth area
DULUTH, Minn. - A massive winter storm shut down much of the Northland early today, dumping up to 22 inches of snow over three days, closing schools and clogging side streets, driveways and sidewalks. Many side roads remain impassable this morning, and gusty winds are blowing snow...
April 19, 2013 - 2:22pm
March 21, 2013
The City of Detroit Lakes Public Works Department will be removing snow tonight
The City of Detroit Lakes Public Works Department will be removing snow tonight, Thursday, March 21, starting just after midnight on the following streets: Central Street from Roosevelt Avenue to Laura Avenue.Barbara Avenue from Central Street to Highway 34.Roosevelt Avenue from Central...
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March 21, 2013 - 3:45pm
March 8, 2013
Melting snow won’t help drought
Melting winter snowfall won’t do much to alleviate the extremely dry soil conditions across Minnesota, even if some areas experience spring flooding, said Greg Spoden, the state climatologist. Roughly 70 percent of Minnesota is in extreme drought or severe drought. “All of the...
March 8, 2013 - 2:14pm
February 15, 2013
Where does all that snow go?
Detroit Mountain is no longer the only large peak in town, as last weekend's snow resulted in a whole mountainous range popping up overnight. But the large piles of snow around town aren't a welcome one for many residents and business owners.
Detroit Lakes / news
February 15, 2013 - 1:03pm
April 16, 2012
Close to a foot of snow reported in parts of the Northland
Close to a foot of heavy snow fell overnight across parts of the Northland, causing school cancellations and power outages across the Iron Range and points north. Heavy rain changed over to snow late Sunday night from north to south across the region. While the Duluth airport reported...
April 16, 2012 - 8:48am
It's that time of the year again: Watch for snowplows
The Minnesota Department of Transportation's snowplow operators are trained, experienced and prepared to assist motorists through another winter season. "Our crews have the equipment and technology to do an excellent job of clearing Minnesota's roads," said MnDOT Commissioner Tom...
November 16, 2011 - 12:32pm
March 24, 2011
Fargo-Moorhead snow total moves past 2009 mark
Only time will tell if the spring flood will be worse than in 2009, but Fargo-Moorhead already blew by one foreboding mark from that winter. The Tuesday-Wednesday storm pushed the metro's snowfall total past 2009's mark and into fourth place on the list of all-time snowiest winters. Prior...
March 24, 2011 - 9:56am
March 7, 2011
Icy conditions cause numerous accidents Sunday
Icy conditions caused by blowing snow on Sunday contributed to a number of vehicle crashes. The patrol car of a North Dakota trooper was struck on Interstate 29 around 3:45 p.m., Lt.
March 7, 2011 - 8:32am
Winter not as bad as it seems, National Weather Service says
It's been a cold winter for much of the U.S., and AccuWeather.com reported last week that it just might end up being the coldest winter for the country as a whole since the 1980s or even the late 1910s. But Mark Ewens, data manager for the National Weather Service, said it's "not...
February 7, 2011 - 8:41am
December 31, 2010
Weather Talk: Snowy winter warrants comparison to 1996-97
The winter of 1996-97 has become the benchmark against which all other winters are judged. That winter, 117 inches of snow fell in Fargo- Moorhead, which is nearly 30 inches more than any other season in the record book. Since then, there have been a few winters when there was talk...
December 31, 2010 - 1:28pm
December 24, 2010
Tips for driving safely this snowmobile season
As Minnesota's snowmobile season begins, conservation officers from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) remind snowmobile operators to drive safely and to drive smart. "They need to contain their enthusiasm for that first ride and get this season off to a smooth, safe start,"...
December 24, 2010 - 1:25pm
December 20, 2010
Mn/DOT: Heavy snow causes hazardous road conditions
The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to use extreme caution in west central Minnesota due to heavy snow and reduced visibility.
December 20, 2010 - 3:12pm