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Safe from lightning in a car? Think again.
MN Department of Education Releases 2016 MCA Scores
Crime & Accident Report
If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
Angels’ rally falls short in upset loss at Regions
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Doris M. Mattson
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Ban smoking in rental housing
Here’s how drug law will help
Letter: What’s gone wrong? America has lost its way over the past 60 years
Kudos to Minnesota’s improving credit rating
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
December 21, 2015
Money raised, county ready for K9 unit
After about seven years without a Becker County K9 unit, the county is well on its way to having a new dog in town. This summer, the county started taking donations to get a dog and to send the dog and deputy handler through training. They set a goal of $25,000. They have already...
December 21, 2015 - 5:10am
September 27, 2015
Snowplow drivers practicing
Just in case winter decides to show up again this year, MnDOT snowplow drivers have to be ready. It’s no joke to be behind the wheel of one of those new 35-ton tandem-axle truck plows. First off, you have to control the front plow, and if you can’t see the road for the snow,...
September 27, 2015 - 5:40am
September 18, 2015
You, too, can become a master gardener this year
Master Gardeners are unique people who take an active interest in gardening, are willing to learn and enjoy helping others. The professional training they receive in horticulture makes Master Gardeners special. The University of Minnesota Extension Service provides this training...
September 18, 2015 - 5:55am
June 5, 2013
Flight school helps dreams come true
Pride. Passion. Purpose. It is those three things that Rich McCrady stresses in both life and work. And he has made it his work to help those...
June 5, 2013 - 2:06pm
March 6, 2013
M State, BES, offer business training in marketing, sales, highly-effective habits
The Detroit Lakes campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College has scheduled three innovative business courses in a flexible format designed for working professionals. In addition, the college is offering a three-night dynamic training session based on the best-selling...
March 6, 2013 - 1:20pm
May 11, 2012
Firefighters learn to tame a 3,000 degree flaming monster
Three rural fire departments immersed themselves in propane flames Monday night to train separately and with each other in Lake George. And they learned when to walk away from a fire and let it burn. "Not all fires can be fought," training instructor Shawn Bailey warned. Bailey...
May 11, 2012 - 9:05am
September 24, 2010
Rookies learn to fight fires
A few inexperienced Frazee and Wolf Lake firefighters got a taste of what's it like to be on the scene of a major blaze at a drill Wednesday...
September 24, 2010 - 4:01pm
North Dakota National Guard prepares for flooding through training
BISMARCK - The North Dakota National Guard and the State Department of Emergency Services are conducting a three-day flood training exercise beginning today. First Lt. Dan Murphy says the idea is to make sure the pieces are in place - including equipment and manpower - for a quick...
February 24, 2009 - 11:15am
January 28, 2009
MeritCare live animal use under fire
FARGO - MeritCare Medical Center in Fargo is facing heat over its use of live pigs in its trauma training classes intended to reduce patient death rates. MeritCare offers Advanced Trauma Life Support courses for doctors, which typically involve using human cadavers, nonhuman technology...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Hubbard/Wadena SWAT team training for the unimaginable
PARK RAPIDS - When shots rang out in the secure hallway of the Hubbard County courthouse Tuesday morning, a security drill became all too real:...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Getting started in hunting with training
About 25 years ago, sportsmen in Detroit Lakes and many other towns in the state organized into instructional groups to teach young boys and girls something about guns, shooting, hunting techniques, along with safe gun handling. Somewhere along the line, it was decided that 12 years...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Detroit Lakes school board stays the course with new athletic training contract
DETROIT LAKES - MeritCare will once again be providing athletic training services to Detroit Lakes High School after the school board approved continuing the existing relationship at Monday night's meeting. Only half of the board members approved the measure -- by a 3-0 vote --...
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Youth ATV training offered in September
The Woods and Wheels ATV Club of the lakes area will be offering an ATV Youth Safety Training course for youth 11-15 years of age on Sept. 20 at the Detroit Lake Minnesota State Community and Technical College. A rider can take the course at 11 but the certificate does not take...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Matter finishes training
James Matter of Detroit Lakes, an agent for Farmers Insurance Group, has completed the Career Agents Course at the University of Farmers training facility located in Agoura Hills, Calif. "Matter completed the five-day Career Agents Course which is clearly defined and targeted...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
Scenes from Vikings training camp
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am