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Oak Grove Cemetery in DL flying 1,950 flags
Park Rapids woman hurt in rollover crash near Waubun
Want to win the lottery in Minnesota? History provides some tips
Man sentenced for check forgery
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Late inning heroics: Lakers advance with lively last at-bats
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Barbara A. Ware
Collin Peterson on observing Memorial Day
Dayton's vetoes will harm Minnesotans
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
April 9, 2018
How the Lake Park-Wild Rice Children's Home came to be
We love cameos. We see them everywhere. There's something about characters from different stories all coming together for one purpose, one story....
April 9, 2018 - 11:05am
January 12, 2018
The big blizzard of 1872
Well, we asked for it and it came, rolling in just in time for the holiday season. It's a cold that seeps in through your layered flannel and...
January 12, 2018 - 9:00am
July 22, 2017
Recent storms spark memories of past tornadoes
With summer weather heating up and humidity levels rising, the Detroit Lakes area has been getting hit by numerous storms. However, this area...
July 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 11, 2016
Severe Weather Day Three
(WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) The third consecutive day of severe weather may end up being somewhat reduced due to the cooling effect of the Monday morning...
July 11, 2016 - 2:42pm
June 19, 2016
Severe T-storm Watch Overnight
(WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) A Severe Thuderstorm Watch has been issued for northern North Dakota through 6 am. Fast-moving thunderstorms are expected...
June 19, 2016 - 12:27am
June 18, 2016
More Storms Late Tonight, NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch throughout ND
The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch 272 in effect until 6 am CDT Sunday for the following areas In North Dakota...
June 18, 2016 - 7:02pm
August 21, 2015
Severe Thunderstorms Possible On Saturday
WDAY-TV / WDAZ-TV -- A strong low pressure system will move across North Dakota and northern Minnesota on Saturday and Saturday night, causing...
August 21, 2015 - 8:30pm
July 27, 2015
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been posted over parts of eastern North Dakota west of the Red River Valley through 5 am. Although the storms...
July 27, 2015 - 11:44pm
July 11, 2015
Sticky and Maybe Stormy
Warm and humid weather has spread across the Northern Plains this weekend. Temperatures this afternoon are in the 80s with dew point temperatures...
July 11, 2015 - 9:50pm
July 5, 2015
Cloud-Ground Lightning Video
Walhalla, ND (WDAY-TV/WDAZ/TV) -- Up close video of a cloud-ground lightning strike Saturday night. This video was taken in Walhalla, ND as thunderstorms moved through the area. The storms were not severe, but they did have a lot of lightning with them. Credit for this video goes...
July 5, 2015 - 12:37am
June 27, 2014
Stormy Weather is Chancy
When the weather becomes humid, it is intuitive that there is an accompanying increase in thunderstorm activity. But trying to forecast the timing and location of storms during humid weather is often very hard. Storms do well in humid environments. In addition to helping it rain,...
June 27, 2014 - 10:35am
November 19, 2013
U.S. midwest assesses after storms kill eight; damage may be $1 billion
By Mary Wisniewski WASHINGTON, Illinois (Reuters) - Rescue workers in a small Illinois city raked by a powerful tornado were combing through...
November 19, 2013 - 9:13am
July 18, 2013
Dayton asks president for federal disaster aid
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton wants the federal government to help Minnesota pay for nearly $18 million in public facility damages from last month’s storms. He sent President Barack Obama a letter Wednesday seeking a major federal disaster declaration for the 18 counties that experienced...
July 18, 2013 - 8:06am
July 16, 2013
Storm cleanup continues in Thief River Falls
Residents of Thief River Falls, Minn., continued cleaning up Monday after a powerful thunderstorm whipped through their community. Pennington County Sherriff Ray Kuznia said last Friday’s storm was the most dangerous he’s seen in 27 years working with the department. “It...
July 16, 2013 - 8:13am
June 1, 2011
Trees, roofs down in Park Rapids, Hubbard County
A powerful overnight storm hit Park Rapids and Hubbard County Monday night, sucking trees out of the ground, ripping roofs off structures and...
June 1, 2011 - 12:41pm