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Red Lake forfeits opening playoff football game at Mahnomen
Thielen reflects on breakout season with Vikings
Area playoff scoreboard Oct. 24-26
Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
Marylou F. Chromy
Arlen G. Restad
Betty Jane McGuire
Michael "Money Mike" Goodman
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
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