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DL man appears in court for burglary at parents’ home
MNsure to pay $3 million for additional website help
Republican candidates spar at MPR debate
Duluth man charged in 14-month-old daughter’s suffocation death
Thielen making big progress in Mankato
Birchmont medalists crowned
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
Laker duo take part in summer tennis
Waubun U-12 team takes state silver
In the Zone
Photo of the Day
Cool summer treats: Make popsicles in your favorite flavors
Social Security: Wait for full retirement age for Social Security benefits
Local students on dean’s list at Bethel
Lundgren awarded scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Blane Klemek: Where have the swallows gone?
Brad Laabs: Tips to keep equipment working safely, properly
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Personal FX adds new nail technician in DL
Grieger receives 2014 MSC service award
Bergeson Gardens open to public viewing
Orthopedic surgeon joins Essentia DL
MN gas prices continue slow, summer fall
Moorhead homeless objections get sillier
Lynn Hummel: Is nostalgia only for sentimental fools?
Minnesota is at-risk for Ebola
Letter: Vote for Darryl Hensel for Becker County recorder
Letter: Most people want peace, some want power, control
NYM Sculpture Park gets new addition
Brekke to play Pioneer Fest
Switchfoot to play at the Sanford Center
Bloch Party set Sunday at Hjemkomst Center
Smith documentary to be featured at Square Lake Film Festival in Stillwater
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...
news / outdoors
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...
news / outdoors
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
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
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
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
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
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