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Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
May 29, 2017
Make your summer vacation plans with library's help
Did you know America has 59 National Parks, while closer to home our state boasts 67 State Parks? The best part is, they're all waiting for you...
May 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 5, 2017
Park it: State parks offer sunny travel destinations close by
As the sun (finally) begins to shine its steady rays across Minnesota, residents stretch their legs, shake off those winter layers and head...
May 5, 2017 - 8:00am
December 17, 2016
Get out and enjoy a snowy walk in the (state) park
Winter officially begins on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Upcoming events at Minnesota state parks and trails provide many ways to get out and enjoy it....
December 17, 2016 - 8:00am
May 28, 2016
State parks expand self-service options
Heading into the first major holiday weekend of 2016, Minnesota state parks have already seen a record number of visitors. Compared with 2015, year-to-date sales of one-day permits are up 41 percent, sales of year-round permits are up 24 percent and overnight stays are up 39 percent....
May 28, 2016 - 5:15am
March 12, 2016
Better customer service coming to state parks
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that some key customer service improvements are coming to Minnesota state parks and recreation areas this summer. Summer 2016 changes include:
March 12, 2016 - 5:00am
January 21, 2016
Get out there: 125 years of state parks
This year marks 125 years, that’s a quasquicentennial, of the Minnesota parks and trails system. Earlier this month, the state kicked off outdoor activities at Fort Snelling State Park, representing all state parks and trials. There will be special activities planned throughout...
January 21, 2016 - 5:00am
December 28, 2015
Start the New Year with a ‘First Day Hike’
Minnesota state parks and trails will join other states in a nationwide effort to get as many kids and adults out hiking on Jan. 1 as possible,...
December 28, 2015 - 5:00am
December 19, 2015
Candlelight events begin Dec. 31 at State Parks
Every year, candlelight events at Minnesota state parks and trails encourage new people to get outdoors and warm up to winter. The events feature trails lit up at night with candles, lanterns and other luminaries.
December 19, 2015 - 5:00am
November 25, 2015
Burn off turkey day calories at MN state parks
Everyone ready for the turkey sweats from Thursday’s Thanksgiving dinner? Did you know that the average American consumes around 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day? Yikes. Well, the state of Minnesota is trying to help save people some cash and burn those extra calories off. On...
November 25, 2015 - 9:04am
September 18, 2015
Minnesota state parks report another big increase in visitors
A post-Labor Day report from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows a trend is continuing for significant increases in visitation and camping at state parks. Through Sept. 7, one-day permits in 2015 are up 16 percent over the same time period in 2014, and sales of...
September 18, 2015 - 10:08am
Learn mountain biking basics at Cuyuna Country SRA
Experience the fun of mountain biking during introductory programs on Saturday, July 25, and Saturday, Aug. 29, at Cuyuna Country State Recreation...
July 18, 2015 - 5:25am
Minnesota state parks are for the birds
As far as Bob Janssen is concerned, Minnesota state parks are for the birds. A noted ornithologist and avid birder, Janssen has written a...
April 18, 2015 - 5:10am
April 8, 2015
Invest in state parks and trails
Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed plan to put $10 million of new money into Minnesota state parks and trails systems is good to see. More than 8 million people visit Minnesota state parks each year with 1.3 million of them travelling from other states or countries, according to the...
April 8, 2015 - 12:45pm
March 28, 2015
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
What Minnesota state parks will you visit this year? According to 2014 visitor data, these are the state’s 10 most-popular state parks. 10....
March 28, 2015 - 5:15am
June 30, 2014
North Dakota, Minnesota park visits are on an upward trend
MAPLEWOOD STATE PARK, Minn. – The next few weeks will be some of the busiest this year at Minnesota and North Dakota state parks, as tens of...
June 30, 2014 - 9:08am