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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
December 31, 2008
Polk County snow remover fired after driving loader through ice on Red Lake River
The man who drove the county's loader onto, then through, the ice into the Red Lake River early Monday here in Central Park was fired Tuesday. "It...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
More snow on the way Thursday
More snow is expected Thursday in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota, the National Weather Service says. A winter weather advisory is in effect from midnight tonight until 6 p.m. Thursday. The heaviest snow amounts are expected from Langdon east to Baudette, Minn., near...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Winter storm warning until 3 p.m. today for Becker County
The National Weather Service's Grand Forks office said in an urgent message Monday evening that the winter storm that barreled into the region tonight will likely pack more of a punch than originally forecasted. The heaviest band of snow is shifting farther north than previously...
December 29, 2008 - 11:00pm
December 22, 2008
More snow on the way
If your back isn't sore from shoveling yet, another storm system is predicted to come in this evening and taper off by noon Tuesday. Fargo residents should expect about 2 to 4 inches of snow, said Jim Kaiser, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, N.D. Today...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
New York Mills water tower overflow creates ice sculpture
NEW YORK MILLS - After last weekend's storm dumped nearly a foot of snow on New York Mills, freezing temperatures and a mechanical mishap created...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
Blizzard drops nearly a foot of snow on Becker County
A blizzard that swept through the area dropped 11 inches of snow on Detroit Lakes Sunday and early Monday, according to KDLM Radio, which maintains...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Up to 5 inches of snow expected today
FARGO - The National Weather Service predicts 3 to 5 inches of snow today across parts of eastern North Dakota and west-central Minnesota. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 6 p.m.
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Parts of southwestern North Dakota get about a foot of snow; no travel advised
BISMARCK - Stanley and Sharon Gjermundson, the only two residents of the southwestern North Dakota town of Marshall, are snowed in. Sharon works...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
First winter storm of season heading for southwest North Dakota
A slow-moving weather system moving out of the Rockies could dump up to 10 inches of snow on the southwest corner of North Dakota, the National Weather Service said. The large upper-level system is slowly moving north-east out of the central Rockies, carrying a lot of cold air and...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
Spring surprise -- DL doubles record for snow in April
Think this has been the weirdest spring weather in memory?
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Farmers play waiting game for spring planting
WILLMAR -- Thanks to last weekend's spring snowstorm, area farmers will need to wait until the end of the week for soil conditions to improve enough for field work. Larry Konsterlie, of Willmar, estimated he's about a week behind in field work this year and hasn't gotten the opportunity...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
DL reports more than foot of snow
A late April snowstorm has dumped snow across much of western and northern Minnesota -- with some reports of a foot or more. KDLM Radio in Detroit Lakes reported more than a foot of snow at its weather station, but snow amounts varied around the area. The National Weather Service...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 25, 2008
Snow advisory in effect; 6 to 12 inches possible
Portions of northwest and west central Minnesota are expected to receive 6 to 12 inches of snow this afternoon and tonight, the National Weather Service said. Areas east of a line from Roseau to Fosston to Elbow Lake will see the heaviest snowfall, the weather service said. A snow...
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Careful out there -- spring snowfall can make driving treacherous
The Becker County area got about 5 inches of wet, heavy snow Thursday night and Friday morning as another spring snowstorm moved across the region. A lot of cars have gone off roadways in the county, largely because of driver inattention, said Sheriff Tim Gordon. "There have been...
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 9, 2008
Letter: DL resident not happy with city snow removal
Sunday night we got almost two feet of snow dumped on us. My husband and I shoveled three times Sunday night. My neighbor was nice enough to plow the sidewalk in front of my house late Sunday night. I planned on finishing up Monday morning so the mail lady would be able to walk...
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am