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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
January 3, 2016
Ikes to host meetings on ag, water quality
Matthew Davis and his fellow Izaak Walton League members are concerned about water quality, agriculture, the two coinciding and fairly sharing both sides of the issue. They are wrapping all that into three meetings for the public to attend, and the first one is Jan. 11. The Prairie...
January 3, 2016 - 5:40am
October 16, 2015
Land use symposium highlights efforts to protect water quality
The leadership training event of the year was unfolding at the Prairie Event Center last Wednesday, Oct. 7. One hundred and fifty local land use decision makers and natural resource managers from eight counties in west-central Minnesota gathered to discuss preserving and enhancing...
October 16, 2015 - 5:00am
October 10, 2015
Hunters reminded cold water can kill
Late season waterfowl hunters are reminded that with water temperatures rapidly dropping across the state, wearing a life jacket is the best defense against the dangers posed by cold water, the Minnesota DNR said. In Minnesota, one-third of all boating fatalities occur during the...
October 10, 2015 - 5:20am
October 4, 2015
Land use symposium set this Wednesday in Parkers Prairie
An eight county Central Minnesota Land Use Decision Makers Symposium is being held on Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature prominent water quality experts from Minnesota and be addressed by keynote speaker Don Shelby, a supporter of the Clean Water Legacy...
October 4, 2015 - 5:30am
September 12, 2015
Warm up, cool down has algae blooming on lakes
After this recent warm-up and the following cool down of the last week, many may have noticed the significant algae bloom occurring on many of the area lakes. This is normal, and may occur again as we cool down, look to warm back up, and cool down again. Nature knows what it needs...
September 12, 2015 - 5:15am
September 6, 2015
Action welcome to improve MN water quality
A great benefit of living in Grand Forks is the sense that problems here have solutions. Not only can taxpayers bring issues to the attention of city leaders, but also, those leaders are likely to act, especially if a lot of people are voicing the complaint. On balance, in other...
September 6, 2015 - 5:30am
September 4, 2015
Water, water everywhere?
When I was a kid, our Dad drove our family out to visit Uncle Dave and Aunt Kate at the farm where Dad grew up. When we got near the farm, we stopped, all got out of the car and went to a familiar spring for a sip of water. The spring was a bowl in the prairie, about the size of two...
September 4, 2015 - 5:40am
August 23, 2015
Two DL churches each give $5K for wells in Chad
In Wednesday’s Tribune, a story on Shepard of the Lakes and Lund churches raising money for a water well in Chad, Africa, was mistakenly combined. The...
August 23, 2015 - 5:15am
June 19, 2015
Tiny leak wastes 1.4 million gallons of drinking water in Minnesota
SPICER, Minn. — A dime-sized hole in a slender copper pipe could be the culprit in a 1.4 million-gallon loss of drinking water every month...
June 19, 2015 - 8:42am
June 7, 2015
County drought is officially over
This should come as a surprise to no one, but the drought in Becker County is officially over – thanks to a possibly record-breaking rainy month of May that brought double, and in some cases quadruple, the normal amount of precipitation. The early low lake levels, coupled with...
June 7, 2015 - 5:25am
May 28, 2015
Minn. farmers analyze new water rule: Does it go too far?
ST. PAUL – Farmers who worry that the federal government wants to regulate mud puddles on their land are examining a 297-page rule the Obama administration released Wednesday. The new water quality rule was not well received in farm country, but agriculture groups' attorneys...
May 28, 2015 - 8:14am
May 20, 2015
High arsenic levels a threat to area wells
Gerald Steinbach’s well water near Felton, Minn., contains an odorless, colorless, naturally occurring health risk that seeps from underground. The...
May 20, 2015 - 10:18am
May 7, 2015
Minnesota governor highlights improving water quality as a big priority
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton used an annual report about Minnesota’s drinking water to highlight what he says has quickly become a big priority of his second term — improving water quality. In the coming months, Dayton said he would name a director of water quality to help...
May 7, 2015 - 8:20am
May 2, 2015
Low water, ice damage may make boat launches difficult
Boaters eager to hit newly thawed lakes and rivers across Minnesota should know that low water conditions at public water access sites may make...
May 2, 2015 - 5:10am
April 26, 2015
Water on the brain: Festival set for Tuesday at Freeman Arena
Fourth-graders from across the area may leave the Kent Freeman Arena with a serious case of water on the brain after experiencing the first ever...
April 26, 2015 - 5:35am