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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
January 10, 2018
Live updates: Winter weather hits Minnesota
Stay up to date on the latest developments as winter weather moves into our area. Tweet your photos, videos and weather updates to include on...
January 10, 2018 - 4:49pm
December 5, 2017
Baby, it's cold outside!: Blizzard blows through Becker County, but residents seemed prepared
Winter might just be in like a lion this year after all. The weather made a total 180 last night, in true Minnesota fashion, going from temps...
December 5, 2017 - 12:46pm
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...
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:
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...
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...
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