Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Camper giveaway raises $36,000
Hibbing man charged with murder in death of 2-year-old girl
Crime & Accident Report
Zoo pursues endangered species
Fergus Falls police say woman who reported threats may have been hallucinating
Late goal not enough for Lakers against Crookston
San Jose State wins 42-10 over UND
Bombers blank Bears 18-0
Vikings take down Titans to finish preseason undefeated
Gophers easily handle Eastern Illinois in opener
In the Zone
Get ready to climb
Holly McCamant: Jumping off bridges and drinking too much, just another day at the lake
Credit 101 for college freshmen and parents
Older driving safety: Warning signs and how to know when to stop driving
Freezing herbs: Preserve those fresh summer flavors
Friends & Neighbors
Attorney opens new office in hometown of DL
A Creative Mix Hair Salon hires new staff
MN gas prices take smaller dip this week
Minnesota Chamber leadership named
DL doctor helps local health care students
Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre celebrates 10 years
Auditions for DLHS fall musical open Sept. 2
Mah Jongg tournament is set for Thursday, Sept. 4 in Park Rapids
Tonic Sol-fa coming to Holmes Sept. 3
‘Rockin’ on the Red’ set Sept. 20
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Letter: Things are better, thanks to top-tier tax increases
Lynn Hummel: Gestures can be powerful stuff
Bad news for bottom 60 percent
Don’t fall for this clever phone scam
Letter: ‘Gouen’ to miss Park
Brain matter or delicious mushroom?
Brad Laabs: Lots of favorite lakes, many ways to prepare fish
Blane Klemek: Mallards are perhaps the most widespread duck on Earth
Recreational activities to be expanded at MN SNA’s
Learn the basics of hunting upland birds at DNR clinic
Pine to Palm
May 18, 2014
SWCD hosts area fifth graders
The Becker Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual 5th Grade Conservation Tour at Ike Fischer’s Farm near Frazee this week. Despite chilly temps and brief showers this last Tuesday, fifth graders from Detroit Lakes, Holy Rosary, and Frazee Elementary enjoyed their...
news / Frazee
May 18, 2014 - 9:30am
May 13, 2014
Candidates can file for SWCD supervisor, May 20-June 3
Individuals concerned about water quality and soil erosion in Becker County should consider filing by June 3 to run for the position of Supervisor of the Becker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). “Supervisors play an important role in how our community deals with a...
May 13, 2014 - 4:00pm
March 9, 2014
Help for Becker County’s shallow lakes
In 2013, the Becker Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) secured $398,000 in Clean Water Legacy Grant funds, and pledged an additional $100,000 in local and federal matching funds, to address excess nutrient and sediment levels in nine shallow lakes in the Lake Park area. The...
news / Detroit Lakes
March 9, 2014 - 5:00pm
January 12, 2014
SWCD now accepting tree orders for 2014
With winter just around the corner, now is the time to prepare for your spring tree and shrub planting needs. The Becker Soil and Water Conservation District’s (SWCD) 2014 Tree Order form is now available. Landowners interested in ordering trees or shrubs for next spring...
January 12, 2014 - 2:00pm
January 9, 2014
After 42 years, Lefebvre leaves Becker SWCD board
It’s been 42 years since Callaway native Don Lefebvre was first elected to serve as a supervisor with the Becker County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) — and he decided recently that this past year would be his last. As of Dec. 31, Lefebvre has resigned his position...
life / Friends & Neighbors
January 9, 2014 - 8:00am
December 23, 2013
New Becker County SWCD leader sees change
In his work with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Peter Mead spent a lot of time traveling across the state, working on various engineering projects. “My mantra was always about doing the right thing at the right place at the right time,” he said. So when...
December 23, 2013 - 2:40pm
May 14, 2013
Hendrickson, Grant leave SWCD
Though they are both graduates of Audubon High School, Dean Hendrickson and Brad Grant were not classmates. “I graduated in 1967,” Grant said. “And I graduated in 1972,” Hendrickson added. But the career paths that each of them took from their childhood years in Audubon...
life / Friends & Neighbors
May 14, 2013 - 6:00am
January 9, 2009
Schouvillers honored by state SWCD
Soil and Water Conservation District board members and staff from across the state learned about wetland issues, water quality trading, working...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
June 21, 2008
Three positions open for Becker County SWCD supervisor; filing period starts July 1
Individuals concerned about water quality and soil erosion in Becker County should consider filing by July 15 to run for the position of supervisor for the Becker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). "SWCD supervisors play an important role in how Becker County deals with...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
SWCD plans 50th anniversary party
The Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District supervisors and staff are hosting a 50th anniversary celebration on June 20. The Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District was established on May 26, 1958. It was organized by local farmers with the help from the Agriculture Extension...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am