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Oak Grove Cemetery in DL flying 1,950 flags
Park Rapids woman hurt in rollover crash near Waubun
Want to win the lottery in Minnesota? History provides some tips
Man sentenced for check forgery
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Late inning heroics: Lakers advance with lively last at-bats
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Jeanne E. Dahring
Barbara A. Ware
Collin Peterson on observing Memorial Day
Dayton's vetoes will harm Minnesotans
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
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