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Zebra mussels confirmed in Rush Lake in Otter Tail County
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Stetson benefit is Saturday afternoon at Shorewood Pub
LP-A to hold special election Nov. 7: Filing opens Aug. 1 for one-year seat on school board
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Cold Spring sends DL Babe Ruth to state elimination bracket
Kate Smith victorious at Minnesota Women’s Amateur Championship
All-City Golf third round results
Smith leads by three after second round of 75th Women’s Amateur
Wounded Warriors Project to Try Sled Hockey
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver's seat
Recent storms spark memories of past tornadoes
Find strength, serenity this summer: Local yoga studios offer wide range of classes
Here comes the sun: Tips for summer skincare
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Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Save on your summer road trip adventure
Minnesota Lottery continues to be recognized for its accounting and financial reporting
'Acting small, delivering big': Minnesota business makes name for itself in competitive automation industry
BBB, DLI warn against insurance deductible rebates
Arts and culture boost Minnesota, North Dakota economies, studies show
Friendship Day is July 30
Here's a sneak peek at some of the music coming to F-M area this fall
29 movies that scream summer
'Hardcore Troubadour' Steve Earle comes to Shooting Star this Friday
Nettie Jane Momb
Arnold "Barney" Barnhart
Jon Hall Christensen
Tribune Editorial: DL City Council got it wrong this time, but that's not all they've done
Letter: Kudos to Becker County Landfill
Other Opinions: Restoring faith in representative democracy
Tribune editorial: An epidemic of drug overdoses
McFeely: Otter Tail County delays decision on Star Lake Casino
Brad Laabs column: Weeds can be an angler's best friend
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
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
Israelson siblings highlight field of Birchmont returning champions
Hanson in the hunt at Minnesota State Open
Hoge catches leaders to share first-round lead at PGA's Barbasol
Beau Hanson gets fresh start after injury layoff
Pine to Palm Senior Division turns 50
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. “When conditions are dry, soak...
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