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Poverty in DL schools: Roosevelt faces the highest number of students living in poverty; rising each year
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
Dent man injured when car leaves roadway
Man arrested in mobile home fire near Acorn Lake
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
Laker swimmers reach finals in seven events, bust six school records
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
James "Jim" Hermanson
Maxine M. Boswell
Marilyn Joy Ostrander
Georgia L. Reiffenberger
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
June 19, 2017
Tree removal along Highway 113 begins today
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Motorists on Highway 113 east of Waubun will encounter intermittent lane closures starting Monday, June 19, when a tree removal project begins. Crews will remove trees in 10 different locations on the south side of the highway between milepost 25 near McCraney...
June 19, 2017 - 12:31pm
May 26, 2017
In living color: Downtown Alive project brightens up DL's shopping district
Shoppers in downtown Detroit Lakes may have noticed that the sidewalks along Washington Avenue have begun to bloom with color over the past few...
May 26, 2017 - 9:00am
February 6, 2017
Balancing recreation and logging: Dan McLaughlin runs the Becker County Natural Resources office
No one ever accused Dan McLaughlin of not being able to see the forest for the trees. McLaughlin, 44, has the big picture in mind as he manages...
February 6, 2017 - 2:37pm
Yelling timber; Warm fall gives public works chance to remove hazardous trees from city park
The Detroit Lakes Public Works Department has been chopping down a number of trees throughout the city parks over the last couple of weeks. But...
November 6, 2016 - 6:19am
July 30, 2016
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Ask any wildlife biologist, forester, fisheries biologist or field ecologist why they chose the career they did, and you will get a response as varied as their individual backgrounds, personalities, and hometowns. Yet I would bet that most natural resource professionals got into their...
July 30, 2016 - 5:00am
July 23, 2016
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Cleanup following a storm can be an overwhelming task for homeowners. Knowing which trees to save and which to remove can impact safety and the...
July 23, 2016 - 5:25am
November 7, 2015
Help yard trees survive this winter
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recommends taking steps to help yard trees survive the winter. “Make sure your trees are healthy when winter arrives by taking action now,” said Jennifer Teegarden, DNR forestry outreach specialist.
November 7, 2015 - 5:05am
June 6, 2015
Silver maples showing signs of stress
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources foresters are seeing many silver maples and some elms with stunted or no leaves and an abundance of seeds this spring. These trees are not dead and will rebound over the next couple of years. The DNR encourages proper tree care and patience. “Silver...
June 6, 2015 - 5:00am
March 28, 2015
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
When one considers the tug-o-war that occurs every year between winter and spring in the fight for who will outlast whom, then it’s easy to understand why the month of March was so named. March, you see, was named after Mars, the Roman god of war. Yet, ‘tis the month of...
March 28, 2015 - 5:10am
August 24, 2013
Park Rapids asking residents to water trees
The city of Park Rapids is asking for a citizens’ hose brigade to begin immediately. Tinder dry conditions are leaving city trees drying...
August 24, 2013 - 7:00am
June 12, 2013
DNR urges patience before tree cutting after massive fire
Logging is underway following the May 14 fire that burned 7,100 acres in Hubbard, Wadena and Becker counties, area DNR Forestry supervisor Mark...
June 12, 2013 - 11:12am
June 14, 2011
DNR Forestry in Park Rapids loses 600 trees in Memorial Day tornado
The berm off Highway 34 shows only part of the tree damage suffered by the Park Rapids DNR Forestry office. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise) "We aren't...
June 14, 2011 - 8:38am
January 31, 2009
Prune fruit trees now for higher quality later
The objective of growing apple and other fruit trees is to maintain production of high quality fruit on a continuing basis. The two primary reasons that trees do not produce high quality fruit are improper pruning and lack of effective insect pest control. Because late February,...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Festival of Trees winners named
Winners from the 2008 Frazee Festival of Trees are: Peoples Choice winner was "A Johnny Jumpen Christmas," which was a restored John Deere tractor display designed by Teresa Fett in memory of her parents Henry & Ruth Rethwisch. This award is decided by the vote of those attending...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Frazee Festival of Trees kicks off Nov. 28
Millions of glistening lights will be on display at the 13th Annual Festival of Trees in the Frazee Event Center. Enjoy a walk through a magical forest of designer-trimmed theme Christmas trees on Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 28-30, and the following weekend, Dec. 5-7, from 10 a.m....
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am