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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Goeun Park: Older self, you’ll figure things out in time
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
June 1, 2014
Expect a bad year for bugs: Buried ticks give local man Lyme’s Disease four times
They’re blood-sucking little creatures full of bacteria and diseases that want to stick their heads into your skin. It’s tick season, and true to what experts predicted, it’s already turning out to be an active one. “I was just out today and we were walking through the...
June 1, 2014 - 2:00pm
May 22, 2014
Tick danger: Don’t bury your head
Summer is here, the woods and fields are calling, and people want to get out there and enjoy the outdoors. Unfortunately, Becker, Hubbard, Mahnomen, and to a lesser degree, Otter Tail counties are in the red zone for disease-carrying ticks, according to the Minnesota Department...
opinion / editorials
May 22, 2014 - 9:30am
June 12, 2013
Last year’s decline in ticks doesn’t mean anything for this year
An unusually warm, dry spring and summer may have contributed to a substantial drop in cases of disease caused by ticks in 2012 in Minnesota, but the decline doesn’t mean the risk of illness from tick bites in 2013 will be any less than in most previous years, state health officials...
June 12, 2013 - 10:11am
June 7, 2013
Ticks are at large: Time to watch for Lyme disease
WILLMAR, Minn. — As summer activities get ready to start, the risk of tick-borne diseases is at its peak. While you may not live in a high-risk area, many people will visit a high-risk area at some point this summer, whether it be for camping or other outdoor activities. Dave...
June 7, 2013 - 3:54pm
October 12, 2010
Conditions in Minnesota ideal for deer ticks
Lots of Northland residents -- and their dogs -- are encountering deer ticks this fall, but that doesn't mean more deer ticks are out and about. Chances are, people are finding more deer ticks (also called blacklegged ticks) simply because the weather has been so good and people...
October 12, 2010 - 9:22am
April 28, 2010
Trouble from a tiny tick
Health experts are urging people who spend time outdoors to be on the lookout for disease-causing deer ticks this spring. Formally known as black-legged ticks, the tiny ticks are less than half the size of a common wood tick and are known carriers of Lyme disease, an illness that's...
news / outdoors
April 28, 2010 - 9:19am
June 7, 2008
Diseases from ticks rise to record levels
Bites from blacklegged ticks (also called deer ticks) led to a record number of tick-borne disease cases in Minnesota during 2007, say state health officials. Blacklegged ticks carry Lyme disease, human anaplasmosis, and babesiosis, three illnesses which can all lead to serious complications. To...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
April 19, 2008
Tick-borne illnesses gain ground
Deer ticks that cause Lyme disease and other ailments are moving north and west in Minnesota, and health officials say people should be on the lookout for the tiny critters now that spring is here. In northwestern Minnesota, southern Beltrami County, southeastern Clearwater County,...
April 19, 2008 - 12:00am