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Wednesday Afternoon/Evening Forecast Discussion
Seifert casts wide net in primary campaign
Minn. to N.D.: Don’t wait to work out details of outdoors amendment
Perham to host walking tour July 31
Legion Post 15 loses 3 in Water Carnival; head into Sub-State
Kluwe’s quest for justice turns in different direction
Ulen man excels in truck racing
HI-10 League Playoffs: Angels swoop into Regions
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
In the Zone
Light and heavenly: Zabaglione is the perfect summer dessert
Social Security: Age 60 is earliest spouse can claim age-based SSA survivor’s benefits
Area students on dean’s list at NCTC
Area students on Northwestern dean’s list
Area students graduate at UM-Morris
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Mussels on Green Lake?
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
Letter: Politicians shouldn’t expect Israel to give up land
Letter: Poor decision by county to re-surface Frazee Main St.
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Artist creating painted keepsakes for lakes area residents
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
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Time to turn off the water
Those Detroit Lakes residents who have been running water to keep their pipes and service lines from freezing this winter can now shut off the water. Residents are being asked to check the temperature of their water, and if it is at least 40 degrees, faucets can be turned off....
news / Detroit Lakes
April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm
February 13, 2014
Water lines are freezing up in Detroit Lakes -- residents urged to check water temps, let faucets run
The Detroit Lakes Water Utility is advising all residents check their water temperature in an indoor faucet and let their water run due to a deeper-than-normal frost line. Detroit Lakes has had 20-plus service lines freeze up in the past week and the problem is not going away any...
news / Detroit Lakes
February 13, 2014 - 3:44pm
Tap water use OK'd in some West Virginia areas after spill
By Ian Simpson West Virginia officials on Monday lifted a ban on drinking or bathing with tap water in some areas of the state hit by a chemical spill that affected hundreds of thousands of people for five days, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin said. Consumers in cleared areas should...
January 13, 2014 - 1:19pm
October 9, 2013
City speeds up water-loop plan
With all the Highway 10 construction scheduled west of Detroit Lakes in a couple years, the city is taking steps to slip in another project next year that will help with the 2015 highway project. City Engineer Jon Pratt suggested the city complete a water main loop next year that...
news / Detroit Lakes
October 9, 2013 - 7:00pm
June 30, 2013
Prevent water illnesses
State health officials are reminding residents to “swim healthy” by taking steps to prevent recreational water illnesses this summer. The best way to prevent recreational water illnesses is to keep germs out of the water in the first place. Swimmers can take an active role...
June 30, 2013 - 7:00am
June 29, 2013
Clean water groups applaud MPCA study
Minnesota’s clean water advocates praised the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency this week for its comprehensive study documenting the sources of nitrogen pollution that endanger Minnesota’s drinking water, fish and aquatic habitat – and contribute to the Dead Zone in the Gulf...
June 29, 2013 - 7:00am
March 13, 2013
Private well owners: It’s time to find out what’s in your water
Private well owners: Do you know what’s in your water? More than 1 million people in Minnesota rely on private wells as their source of drinking water, but too many of them are not tested on a regular basis for things that can make people sick, such as bacteria, arsenic, or...
March 13, 2013 - 10:50am
July 10, 2010
Paakh crowned Miss Northwest 2010
Melissa Paakh of Detroit Lakes was crowned Miss Northwest 2010. She is the 17 year-old daughter of Bruce and Lori Paakh. She will be a senior...
July 10, 2010 - 12:32pm
August 28, 2009
High water levels on LaBelle, Boyer lakes to be discussed
A public informational meeting to discuss high water issues on LaBelle and Boyer lakes in western Becker County is set to take place this Monday, Aug.
news / outdoors
August 28, 2009 - 1:15pm
August 7, 2009
Meeting on high water Aug. 31
A meeting regarding the LaBelle/Boyer lakes high water problem between Lake Park and Audubon will be held 7:30 p.m. Aug.
August 7, 2009 - 4:18pm
July 24, 2009
Aquatic plants -- an essential part of a water ecosystem
Plants that grow in and under the water are part of our surroundings, whether we are fishing, swimming or just sitting on the shore. A diversity of aquatic habitats makes for healthy lakes, rivers and wetlands that are home to a variety of fish, birds and wildlife. Unfortunately,...
July 24, 2009 - 12:47pm
Keeping your head above (clean) water
Your family's health could sink or swim, depending on where you choose to spend the summer. But a few very basic precautions can greatly reduce your risk of trouble. "Bacterial infections and water-borne illnesses are real risks for those who enjoy swimming, water-skiing or many...
June 24, 2009 - 12:35pm
January 21, 2009
Unsafe ice conditions possible on Mud Lake and Bois de Sioux due to water release
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began releasing water out of Lake Traverse near Wheaton, Minn., on Tuesday, which will create dangerous ice conditions upstream. In a news release, the Corps of Engineers said ice conditions on Mud Lake and Bois de Sioux River could deteriorate and...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Newfolden tackles water supply issues
The city of Newfolden is mostly back to normal after dealing with two water main breaks last week. City officials knew about one of the leaks for about a week before a repair crew from South Dakota arrived in town Thursday.
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
January 18, 2009
Most of Newfolden's water supply is restored
Most of Newfolden had its water restored Friday night after more than a day without service caused by two water main breaks. City administrator Tammy Hansen said the area of one leak was determined Friday at about 8:30 p.m.
January 18, 2009 - 12:00am