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Mother, daughter fighting cancer battle together
Wild get just enough offense to beat Sharks
Ravens storm past Vikings in frantic finish
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Scoring buckets to be strength for Lady Hornets
Bohl confirms he is headed to Wyoming
In the Zone
Life after retirement: Retirees face financial, emotional challenges
Howard Kossover: Where Social Security benefits come from
Rylee Sue Fingalson
Niilo Adam Tervola Hultberg
Friends & Neighbors
Mark Greenig: Shakespeare fly fishing reels — so many choices
Brad Laabs: Snow makes for sketchy ice conditions
Blane Klemek: Wildlife have their own winter survival techniques
Best start to winter rec season since 2010
12 lakes open to spearing
Unemployment rate hits five-year low, eyes on the Fed
Old bar turns into new, cozy ‘Event 34’
Gas prices in MN dip faster than nation
Creative Mix hires new personal stylist
Canola event being held for area farmers
Eric Bergeson: Don’t be cruel, but that’s how we get our laughs
Jeers to poor winter drivers
Randy Wilson: Property tax hikes needed for cities to play catch-up
Our Opinion: Quit putting off that flu vaccine
Lynn Hummel: Imagination and a pile of junk
Holiday Train’s a-comin’: December 16 stop planned in Detroit Lakes
Danell Haspel: A Homemade Christmas
Terri Schlichenmeyer: ‘The Dogs of Christmas’ is a holiday treasure
Saana Ensemble in NYM Friday
This Week in Entertainment
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
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