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Starry Trek 2017: Volunteers needed for citizen science event
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Post 15 eliminated from postseason
Hanson in the hunt at Minnesota State Open
Online petition surfaces trying to stop Waubun-Mahnomen co-op for all sports
412 BMX race results
Hoge catches leaders to share first-round lead at PGA's Barbasol
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
Column: Breaking the ice--an introduction to Becker County
Friends & Neighbors
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
A relaxing day of shopping beneath the trees: DL's 39th Arts & Crafts in the Park set for this Sunday
So close they can taste it: DL's Holmes Theatre to host WE Fest Karaoke Roundup finale on Saturday
Arts and music at Maplewood
Comedian Rodney Carrington comes to Shooting Star Friday
Coming home: Fargo native Shannon Curfman brings solo act to Shooting Star this Thursday
Delores "Dee" Lugert
Ian R. Stalboerger
Lynn Hummel column: What if Moses had 10 more commandments?
Letter: City needs to give veteran, landlord a break
Letter: DL should show compassion towards landlord, veteran
Port: I'm pretty sure we elected Zaphod Beeblebrox as president
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Some tips for successful warm-weather fishing
Blane Klemek column: A sleepy squirrel that acts like a prairie dog
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
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
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...
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...
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...
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.
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
October 28, 2008
Grant, Schara among proponents for MN tax who will be in Moorhead on Wednesday
MOORHEAD - A press conference on Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy amendment will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Davy Memorial Park, 210 8th St.
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am