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DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
'Our little missing link': DL parents talk growing their families through foster-to-adopt option
Home sweet...Holmes?: Country crooner John Berry returning to Detroit Lakes for Dec. 2 Christmas concert
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Vikings hold off Lions to win seventh straight game
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Pazdernik rebound leader in loss to Dragons
HOCKEY: Laker girls drop conference opener
This is one of the most incredible encounters you'll see between a hunter and a deer
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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
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Gas prices down 4.2 cents last week
MnDOT honored with National Roadway Safety Award
Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Detroit Lakes
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Franklin Benjamin "Bud" Heisler
Roger (Ben) Nelson
Maynard A. Hanson
Charles Andersen Petersen
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
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Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
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
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