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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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
April 4, 2015
Groundwater sampling planned for Clay County
Water samples from about 90 wells in Clay County will be collected and analyzed for water chemistry this spring by hydrogeologists from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
April 4, 2015 - 5:05am
February 28, 2015
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
We are now unseasonably cold again, and this may extend the ice season locally. With little snow cover and the brutal cold of the last couple weeks, we are making more ice, not losing ice.
February 28, 2015 - 5:15am
February 25, 2015
Lawmaker says water rules threaten mines
ST. PAUL -- Existing water quality standards threaten one of Minnesota's biggest industries, a state representative claims, and could force cities,...
February 25, 2015 - 5:20am
February 14, 2015
Clean Minnesota lakes well worth the investment
There’s mixed news on a topic that’s near and dear to our area: clean lakes. As reported in a front-page Star Tribune story, keeping Minnesota lakes clean is hugely expensive. Over the next 20 years, the state will spend an estimated $2.5 billion from the 2008 Legacy Amendment...
February 14, 2015 - 5:50am
February 11, 2015
Becker Soil and Water District gets $655K in grants
When the Minnesota Board of Soil & Water Resources announced the allocation of more than $14 million in 2015 Clean Water Fund grants on Jan.
February 11, 2015 - 12:15pm
February 6, 2015
Pine forests being transformed into potato fields
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced it had temporarily ordered a halt to a massive conversion...
February 6, 2015 - 5:15am
April 23, 2014
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....
April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm