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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
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
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...
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
November 23, 2010
Seeing double: Storm packs surprise wallop for Fargo-Moorhead area
Thomas Warnell took a break from shoveling Monday to scoop up a pile of freshly fallen snow into his glove.
November 23, 2010 - 8:24am
October 25, 2010
Powerful storm on way to Plains -- System to bring wind, mix of rain and snow
October is trying on a Halloween costume. Unfortunately, it's Dr. Jekyll and Mr.
October 25, 2010 - 8:19am
February 8, 2010
Weekend storm drops 11 inches of snow
Detroit Lakes received almost 11 inches of snow over the weekend and today, according to KDLM Radio, but it looks like the worst of the storm...
February 8, 2010 - 2:55pm
January 20, 2010
Snowmobile lovers want more snow
Minnesota is famous for a few things -- that Nordic accent, ice fishing and extreme cold -- as well as snowmobiling. The past decade hasn't been kind to the snowmobiling industry, not factoring in the recession that began in 2008. Becker County Park and Recreation Administrator...
January 20, 2010 - 11:11am
April 1, 2009
Weather update: Out like a lion
The county advised no unnecessary travel on Tuesday, including enforcing a snow emergency, due to the massive storm system that dumped 13 inches of snow on the Detroit Lakes area. Sheriff Tim Gordon said everyone was having a tough time on the roads, including plows and emergency...
April 1, 2009 - 2:12pm
Worst of winter storm misses Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS - Mother Nature brought heavy snow to much of eastern North Dakota and northwest Minnesota Tuesday, but Grand Forks missed the worst of it. The city only received about 1 inch of snow with a moisture content of 0.08 inches during the day. Another 1 inch was expected...
April 1, 2009 - 11:33am
Flood fight turns white in Fargo-Moorhead
FARGO - The Red River continued to retreat Tuesday from its record high, dipping below 38 feet and clearing the way for business and roads to...
April 1, 2009 - 9:38am
March 31, 2009
Snow emergency in Detroit Lakes ends at 6 p.m. today
A Snow Emergency declared by the City of Detroit Lakes during the noon hour will terminate at 6 p.m. tonight. Motorists should be advised that travel is still discouraged, as plows are operating on emergency routes only. Snowplows will return to work at 4 a.m. Wednesday, weather...
March 31, 2009 - 4:05pm
March 25, 2009
Snow-plowing efforts in Fargo concentrating on primary, sandbagging routes; residential streets may not get plowed today
FARGO - City officials said that crews most likely won't get snow cleared from residential streets until this evening, if at all today. Street Department officials said in a news release this morning they have a full fleet of plows on city roads and they are sanding as quickly and...
March 25, 2009 - 1:07pm