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Saturday night rain totals
This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 21, 2015
Light Snow Expected on Sunday
Fargo, ND (WDAY/WDAZ TV) - Another weather will move through the region on Sunday, and will be bringing some snow with it. The snow will move...
March 21, 2015 - 10:45pm
March 20, 2015
Accumulating Snow Today
Fargo, ND (WDAY/WDAZ TV) - A weather system is moving into the area this morning, and it already spreading rain and snow into North Dakota. This...
March 20, 2015 - 3:25am
March 12, 2015
Involving kids in family vacation plans
Family vacations produce memories for a lifetime, but they can also teach kids great money lessons they’ll need as adults. Involving kids in planning family vacations not only helps them appreciate the overall benefits of travel, but offers an opportunity for even the youngest...
business / money management
March 12, 2015 - 5:40am
March 6, 2015
Ice caves draw thousands opening day
The frozen spectacle of the Apostle Islands, Wis., mainland sea caves picked up Saturday where it left off last year, with thousands of people — poles in hand and cleats on their feet — making the slippery trek across the Lake Superior ice. Boys on ice skates, parents pulling...
March 6, 2015 - 5:10am
Death in the family: Getting a refund from the airline
Q: My husband and I had to cancel a flight from Tucson, Ariz., to Charlotte, N.C., last summer because my mother-in-law passed away in Ohio and we needed to be at her funeral. We contacted Expedia to cancel and were advised that the death of a parent was a legitimate reason for cancellation...
March 6, 2015 - 5:05am
Trip of a lifetime: Radio DJ, mother head for New York City
A morning radio show team here and their families will soon take a “trip of a lifetime” to visit the set of the ABC television talk show “The View” in New York City, and the timing couldn’t be better for one of the hosts. Amanda Lea of “Jesse and Amanda with Pike in...
February 6, 2015 - 7:30am
I can’t make it to my cruise on time, how about a refund?
Q: We recently booked an 11-night, air-inclusive Adriatic cruise on the Celebrity Silhouette through the cruise line. We paid the $6,800 using our Visa card. A few days before our flight from Minneapolis to Venice, Delta Air Lines notified us of a change in flights due to an Air...
February 6, 2015 - 7:00am
February 4, 2015
South Dakota’s Needles Highway
We want your travel pictures! Send your travel pictures (or story ideas as well) to email@example.com to be featured on the new Travel page in the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Above is a picture of a tunnel along Needles Highway, which is located about 30 miles south of Rapid...
February 4, 2015 - 8:29am
Headed for Chicago? Here’s highest rated hotels, restaurants
AAA unveils the five hotels and six restaurants named as AAA Five Diamond Award designees for 2015 in Illinois and northern Indiana. All 11 designees are located in Chicago. This year, Chicago added one Five Diamond rated hotel, The Langham, one of only 8 new Five Diamond hotels...
February 4, 2015 - 8:26am
December 22, 2014
Sloppy Pre-Christmas Weather
The weather could certainly be worse, but it could also be better for holiday travel. Above-average temperatures prevail all across the region...
December 22, 2014 - 9:34pm
December 19, 2014
Turn on any hazards possible on stalled vehicles
Question: I was recently in a stalled vehicle in a dangerous location (where two roads divide) when the alternator went out on my truck so I did not have battery power for emergency flashers or signals. I saw at Fleet Farm they were selling an orange flashing light that magnetically...
December 19, 2014 - 10:30am
December 14, 2014
Weather Alerts: Freezing Rain and Dense Fog Advisories
FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY: In effect this evening and tonight. Expect periods of freezing drizzle/rain. Ice accumulations of less than 0.10" are possible. DENSE FOG ADVISORY: Dense fog will continue across much of the region through tonight. Visibility will be reduced to under 1/2...
December 14, 2014 - 5:51pm
November 26, 2014
Drive carefully over Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving begins a busy travel season and the Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists to use caution when driving across the state and to take advantage of the tools MnDOT makes available for safer, more predictable travel. “The holidays are a busy time on...
November 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
November 17, 2014
Icy conditions result in 5 fatal crashes throughout Minnesota and numerous accidents on city streets
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The snow that hit the state last week led to a deadly weekend on snow-covered, icy Minnesota roads and numerous crashes on city streets and county roads. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Sunday that five people died in crashes over the weekend, including a...
November 17, 2014 - 8:56am
October 13, 2014
MnDOT to use new terms for winter road conditions
ST. PAUL — Travelers may have a better understanding of road conditions using the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s new winter road condition descriptions on the 511mn.org website and smartphone app. The old winter road descriptions were “good,” “fair,” “difficult”...
October 13, 2014 - 2:35pm