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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
April 27, 2012
Early wheat endures
FISHER, Minn. -- The earliest spring wheat planted in the region in years looks pretty good, despite enduring below-freezing temperatures for...
April 27, 2012 - 6:38am
March 28, 2012
I'm on a (spring) roll
Four adults lined both sides of the island in my kitchen on a recent Sunday afternoon. Picking and choosing from an array of brightly colored...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 1, 2009
Spring is coming, so are the birds
This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, April 30, sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218) 847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. We thought spring had arrived in the northwest, but last week we had a...
May 1, 2009 - 12:28pm
February 11, 2009
NDSU sets spring semester enrollment record
Spring enrollment at North Dakota State University broke another record with 12,562 students, the university said Tuesday. That's a 7.4 percent increase over the previous spring enrollment figures, which itself was a record. Prakash Mathews, vice president for student affairs, attributed...
February 11, 2009 - 6:00am
Hinting at spring: More birds spotted
This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, Feb. 5, sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218) 847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. Spring is not here yet in the northwest but we can see it from here! At least...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Weather service predicts 50 to 75 percent chance of major Red River flooding
FARGO - The National Weather Service today issued an alert predicting a strong chance of significant flooding in the Red River Valley this spring. "Based...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
MN had an excellent spring turkey hunt
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported an excellent wild turkey hunting season this spring, with a record harvest totaling 10,994 gobblers. During the past 30 years, wild turkeys have flourished across the North Star State due to the efforts of the DNR, the Minnesota...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Spring planting begins... finally
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
U of M spring plant sale
It's the big one. Shop for specialty plants, University of Minnesota introductions and old-time favorites at one of the largest plant sales in the region. This annual Arboretum Auxiliary fund-raiser is Saturday, May 10, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and Sunday, May 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Shop...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Lake Learning column: Spring turnover on lakes
We are now near to the summer season on our lakes again. This marks the fourth installment of my lake stratification (layers) and mixing articles. Once the ice melts off the lake, the lake goes through another period of mixing like it did back in the fall. First, I'll recap the...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 24, 2008
Spring burning restrictions now in effect in Becker, Otter Tail
Much of northwestern and west-central Minnesota are now under spring open burning permit restrictions, starting at 8 a.m. today. The restrictions took effect today in Becker, Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater, Crow Wing, eastern Polk, Otter Tail, Aitkin, and Wadena counties. Restrictions...
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 19, 2008
Classic ghost story brought to life in DL's 'The Uninvited'
The ghost of the George Simson Auditorium, if there is one, will have to share the stage with another ghost this week. The Detroit Lakes Public Schools Department of Performing Arts presents "The Uninvited" April 24-26 at 7:30 p.m.
April 19, 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
March 24, 2008
Damlo column: Despite unknown snow, columnist happy spring has arrived -- kind of
It's 2 a.m. Do you know where your children are? I do not, because, alas I do not have children. Anyway, it is actually 9:30 and I'm sitting at home writing this article anxiously awaiting to leave for our school's choir trip to NYC. Something miraculous has happened. That special...
March 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Lake Learning Column: Help prevent water pollution during spring runoff
Water pollution is a scary word. All it tells us is that there is something in the water that's not naturally there. The problem is that the word "pollution" is general and doesn't tell you anything specific about what's in the water or how it got there. Water pollution is easier...
March 24, 2008 - 12:00am