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Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
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: Central Street from Roosevelt Avenue to Laura Avenue.Barbara Avenue from Central Street to Highway 34.Roosevelt Avenue from Central...
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
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