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Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Richard M. Gordon
Patrick Dwayne Buckanaga Sr.
Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
August 5, 2016
Tornado, storm hits the region
A strong thunderstorm and possible tornado that came through Becker County in the early morning hours Thursday destroyed a pole barn and tore...
August 5, 2016 - 3:23pm
August 4, 2016
Storm Pictures from Wednesday
Storms popped up between Minot and Devils lake near highway 2 around 4 pm Wednesday afternoon. The storms spread eastward dropping hail and producing...
August 4, 2016 - 9:22am
May 27, 2016
Friday's Weak Tornado
Friday afternoon, shortly after 2:30 pm, a developing thunderstorm just southeast of Moorhead produced a funnel cloud. The thunderstorm was not...
May 27, 2016 - 9:05pm
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
June 23, 2015
Tornado damages Shooting Star Casino
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - The Shooting Star Casino here suffered minor damage early Monday morning when a tornado tore through town, the casino said in a statement. The National Weather Service confirmed it as an EF-1 tornado with a path of 400 yards, a width of 30 yards and winds between...
June 23, 2015 - 10:45am
April 29, 2015
This is Severe Weather Awareness Week for North Dakota. Here is a little perspective about tornadoes. Statistics compiled by the National Weather...
April 29, 2015 - 8:16pm
September 19, 2014
September 19th Severe Weather
On the evening of Friday September 19, a few storms moved in from southern Manitoba, and one quickly became severe. A Tornado Warning was issued...
September 19, 2014 - 10:05pm
Tornado rips through S.D. town
WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. -- Kim Christensen was driving his four-wheeler through Wessington Springs on Wednesday night, because he didn’t want...
June 19, 2014 - 8:01am
May 28, 2014
Twister blows away homes for people drawn to Oil Patch for work
Aly and Derrick Dickinson’s baby boy is due in six days, but Monday night’s tornado demolished their RV and the nursery they had set up for...
May 28, 2014 - 9:50am
April 29, 2014
U.S. tornadoes kill 34, threaten more damage in south
TUPELO, Miss. - At least 34 people across six states were killed in tornadoes unleashed by a ferocious storm system that razed neighborhoods...
April 29, 2014 - 4:25pm
July 27, 2013
Mahnomen family left homeless
Theresa Thielen and her rural Mahnomen house have been through so much that she said she’s not sure if she’s in shock or just deals with...
July 27, 2013 - 11:00am
July 24, 2013
Weather Service tags Mahnomen tornado as EF2
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that struck the Mahnomen area early Monday as an EF2, with peak winds of around 115 mph. According to information on the Weather Service’s Grand Forks, N.D., website: The tornado was on the ground for about...
July 24, 2013 - 8:58am
May 25, 2013
Pet Care Systems sends aid to Oklahoma
A Detroit Lakes company is helping out victims of a massive tornado that struck near Oklahoma City recently. Pet Care Systems, makers of Swheat...
May 25, 2013 - 10:00am
September 24, 2012
East Otter Tail, Wadena tornado footage arrives at Omnitheatre
IMAX footage of the East Otter Tail County and Wadena tornadoes will have its Minnesota premiere when "Tornado Alley" opens at the Science Museum of Minnesota's Omnitheater in St. Paul on Friday. "Tornado Alley" opened in other IMAX theatres, mostly science museums, in March 2011....
September 24, 2012 - 12:26am
July 19, 2011
Workers escape Wadena, Minn., fairgrounds building blown down in Tuesday morning storm; building first demolished in 2010 tornado
By Brian Hansel and Rachelle Klemme JR Construction owner Robert Weiher told his three-man crew to "get out of there" Tuesday morning and his...
July 19, 2011 - 1:56pm