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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
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
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
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
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
June 17, 2010
Eyewitness recounts Wadena tornado touchdown
An eyewitness to today's tornado touchdown in the city of Wadena counts himself lucky to be alive after a debris-filled, swirling funnel cloud...
June 17, 2010 - 11:30pm
March 11, 2009
Clay deputies rescue stranded motorists who went to get milk
HAWLEY - Clay County sheriff's deputies and a snowplow operator had to rescue four people who got stuck on a county road during a trip to buy milk in Tuesday's blizzard. Authorities received a call at 9:10 p.m. that four adults were stranded in a van stuck in a 4-foot-deep snowdrift...
March 11, 2009 - 10:04am
February 10, 2009
Snow plow operators plan to clear roads early Tuesday as motorists urged to use caution
An updated travel alert in North Dakota was issued late Monday by the state's Transportation Department due to expected poor weather conditions. Rain in western North Dakota is expected to change to snow as temperatures drop. Snow accumulation could be heavy at times, which could...
February 10, 2009 - 6:00am
January 7, 2009
Winter storm watch declared for Becker County with storm moving into area Thursday
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Winter storm warning Monday night
You might as well park those shovels and snow blowers near the garage door. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Monday night into Tuesday afternoon for the southern half of the Red River Valley. Snow totals of at least 3 inches are expected in most...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 20, 2008
Winter storm warning canceled for much of Red River Valley
FARGO - A winter storm warning for eastern North Dakota and parts of Minnesota has been canceled and replaced by a winter weather advisory until noon Sunday. The winter storm warning is still in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday for much of Minnesota, including Fergus Falls, Thief River...
December 20, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Weekend offers some potential for 'significant snow,' wind, bitter cold
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A major winter storm with "significant" snow fall, strong winds and dangerous wind chills will disrupt lives in the Northern Plains this weekend, the National Weather Service in Grand Forks says. A winter storm watch has been issued for the Red River Valley region...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Parts of southwestern North Dakota get about a foot of snow; no travel advised
BISMARCK - Stanley and Sharon Gjermundson, the only two residents of the southwestern North Dakota town of Marshall, are snowed in. Sharon works...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Storm warning -- City of DL looking closely at Instant Alert warning system
After hearing the benefits the Detroit Lakes Public Schools is reaping after signing on with Honeywell for the Instant Alert messaging system, the city is looking into it as well. Incident Communications Consultant Danielle Ritter spoke to the Public Safety Committee and other city...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 15, 2008
It seemed as if everyone had a story after Friday's tornadoes laid a path of destruction in northern Wadena and the south half of Hubbard counties. From the air, the hopscotch pattern where the twister touched down appears random. As Gov. Tim Pawlenty remarked after he flew over the...
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Storms pummel region
DETROIT LAKES - From Audubon to Wolf Lake, high winds and thunderstorms plagued Becker County Wednesday and Thursday, knocking over trees and dropping branches on power lines. Both the Becker County Sheriff's Office and the Detroit Lakes Police Department fielded numerous calls...
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Room with a view
When I returned to work this afternoon it was sprinkling lightly and, as my workroom has no window, I had no idea what was going on outside. At the end of the day, I went outside again and saw leaves, twigs and branches all over the ground. I must have missed quite a storm. For...
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
FARGO - Significant rainfall in the Red River Valley has caused construction setbacks and profit losses for seasonal businesses this week. Consistent rainfall coupled with low temperatures has also left standing water in yards and fields, damaging crops throughout the region. On...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Snow creating treacherous driving conditions in southeast North Dakota
Snow creating treacherous driving conditions in southeast North Dakota WAHPETON, N.D.
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
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