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Why is it so hard to get internet in the country? Klobuchar, Peterson in DL Friday to 'seize the moment'
Special council meetings set: Scheduling conflicts result in separate sessions for street project, sales tax
Libraries (quietly and respectfully, of course) push for state funding change
Woman pleads guilty in beheading death of Minn. man
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
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Congratulations and good luck Laker Gymnastics!
VIDEO: Lakers three-peat in convincing fashion
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Lamoureux Hockey Camp coming to DL in June
Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Getting to know Norway: Local pastor leads overseas trip
Rietsema graduates from RCTC
Time to take after the Good Samaritan
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Noreen M. Huwe
Albert M. Finch
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
October 17, 2008
Start protecting trees for winter now
Minnesota winters may be as stressful on trees and shrubs as they are on humans. Plants may suffer from root or stem damage, frost cracks, winter browning, die back, bud death and even plant death. Each spring, we get scores of calls on damage to newly planted trees. In many cases,...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Protecting trees, shrubs from animals
Now that fall is here, it is time to consider protecting trees and shrubs from damage caused by mice and rabbits. Deer may also be a problem; controlling them is very difficult without the use of properly installed fencing. These animals cause damage during the winter months by...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am