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Tearful father supports poison control funds
Deadly bird flu strain makes first strike at a poultry farm in Mississippi Flyway
Transportation brings together Bakk, Dayton
DL sex offender going back to prison
Local woman sentenced for felony check forgery
Albany knocks off top-seeded Lakers in Section final
Titans end Raiders season in 6A subsection
McArthur leads Bombers to 6A subsection semis
Vikings edge Hornets in 8AA playoff thriller
Freeman advances to state diving finals
The ‘hairy’ issue of pet vaccinations
Local team developing anti-body for dog virus
Ice caves draw thousands opening day
Death in the family: Getting a refund from the airline
Friday Matters: Everyday Valentine
Friends & Neighbors
Business manager named for DL Newpapers
Waller joins Bell State Bank in Detroit Lakes
Eyelash extension tech opens DL studio
Refinery issues spark fuel price jump in MN
Booking a scam-free vacay
Artists to take up residence at Kirkbride
Book ‘1965’ shines spotlight on music’s ‘most revolutionary year’
Emerging writers grant meeting is set for March 16 in Bemidji
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Letter: Thanks for supporting Giving Hearts Day
Letter: Environmental record ‘mischaracterized’ in letter
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Search for lone wolf in Voyageurs National Park comes up empty
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
July 19, 2008
Free water testing clinic for nitrates at county fair
The Becker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will sponsor a free water-testing clinic for nitrate in drinking water on Friday, July 25, from 3-6 p.m. Tests will be conducted by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Becker SWCD staff. The clinic will be held in the...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Week ahead will be packed with events
If you thought this past weekend's Northwest Water Carnival celebration was jam-packed with activity, you ain't seen nothing yet. From Monday through Sunday, there will be something to do every day this week. Monday The Frazee Community Club will crown the king and queen of the...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
Water carnival gets underway in DL
The fifth annual Family Jam, "Concert and Fun in the Light of the Son,"?takes place today (Sunday) from noon to 8:30 p.m. at the Detroit Lakes City Park, near the DL Pavilion. Enjoy musical performances from regional and nationally known entertainers including Warren Barfield, Triad...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
NW Water Carnival kickoff is Friday
Wednesday, July 9 Live music at Zorbaz Zorbaz Restaurant, located across the street from the city beach on West Lake Drive, will host a performance by Acoustic Addiction. Thursday, July 10 Live at the Lodge The Lodge on Lake Detroit continues its Live at the Lodge concert series...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 21, 2008
All in a day's work for soil, water district
BECKER COUNTY - Controlling invasive plant species in one township, planting trees for a windbreak in another, and constructing a grassed waterway in another -- it's all part of a day's work at the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District. Last Tuesday, about 40 interested...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Plan to divert Missouri River water on hold
FARGO - The government's preferred option to divert Missouri River water to the Red River Valley is on hold while diplomats try to resolve objections from Canadians. Federal and state officials have recommended a $660 million proposal for transferring Missouri River water to Fargo...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Ag Matters column: Good quality drinking water is essential for livestock
Water is the most important nutrient livestock require. If dry conditions persist, livestock producers should be aware of the quality of water they provide for their livestock. The issue of quality becomes as important as quantity if there will be a decrease in surface water...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 4, 2008
Water Festival celebration at Rossman
May 4, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
Lake water quality to be assessed in Becker Co.
The Becker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in cooperation with Becker County Lakes Association (COLA) have been awarded a two year Surface Water Assessment Monitoring Grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency through the Clean Water Legacy Act. The amount of...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Why water in private wells can smell bad
If you have a private well and the water smells musty or like "rotten eggs," you may have a bacteria problem. The bacteria that cause this smell live in the soil or aquifer. They do not pose a health risk. However, once they are introduced to a well, they may multiply rapidly and...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
February 20, 2008
Conservation district honored for leadership
DETROIT LAKES -- Sixty years ago, in July 1948, the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District first came into being, with its official certification by the state of Minnesota. But its roots actually go back a little farther than that, explained County SWCD Administrator...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am
February 18, 2008
Minnesota voters to decide where state sales tax goes
Minnesota voters will now take control of a decade-old proposal to send a portion of state sales tax to outdoors, environment and arts programs now that Minnesota legislators approved it. After 10 years of failures, lawmakers Thursday easily passed a constitutional amendment to...
news / outdoors
February 18, 2008 - 12:00am