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DL School Board approves $39 million budget for FY 2018
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner starts 'A Little Summer Fun' to keep town alive
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
Snake hiding in engine pops out at driver on Interstate 29
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State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
Angels fall at Pelican Rapids
Busker, Herzog top five at Duluth Jr. PGA
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Bakko family welcomes son
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Richard M. Lynch
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
James Ray Peach
Warren C. Koester
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Sen. Al Franken column: Healthcare plan would hammer Minnesota and Becker County
Letter: Vaping can help people quit smoking
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
June 5, 2017
There was a tornado coming, but this guy just kept mowing his lawn
Had it been a painting, the artist could’ve been criticized for failing to imagine a more nuanced metaphor to capture the perils of suburban...
June 5, 2017 - 8:47am
June 2, 2017
A break from the gloom: Detroit Lakes area expected to climb out of cold, windy weather
It's been cold and rainy lately, but that doesn't mean May was so far from normal. "I would say that Memorial Day Weekend turned out about the way we expected," said Jared Piepenburg, morning meteorologist at WDAY. "There were a couple of nice days, and it was a mess (cold and rainy)...
June 2, 2017 - 11:00am
April 26, 2017
As April snow hits, driver killed in Otter Tail County crash
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. -- A late April return to winter weather made for slippery driving conditions here Wednesday morning, April 26, likely...
April 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 7, 2017
Strong winds damage Minnesota landmark, knock out power
TWO HARBORS, Minn.—Winds gusting in excess of 60 mph in northern Minnesota on Tuesday downed trees and power lines, left thousands without...
March 7, 2017 - 10:47pm
If a tree falls...: High winds cause tree to fall on South Shore Drive power line
High winds caused a tree to fall on a power line along the 1300 block of South Shore Drive at approximately 6:25 p.m. tonight. Public utilities responded quickly, meaning Detroit Lakes residents in the area were only without power for about an hour. The Detroit Lakes Fire Department...
March 7, 2017 - 7:54pm
March 6, 2017
2 reported tornadoes in Minnesota could be record
ZIMMERMAN, Minn. -- A pair of tornadoes reportedly touched down in Minnesota on Monday as a band of severe weather moved through the Midwest....
March 6, 2017 - 11:19pm
February 26, 2017
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
SUPERIOR, Wis.—When a meter reader discovered the bodies of Richard Ellison and Shirley Johnson four days before Christmas, they were frozen,...
February 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
January 4, 2017
Absolute zero: MN winters rated worst in the U.S., ND’s ranked fourth worst
Minnesota’s infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com. The...
January 4, 2017 - 12:58pm
January 1, 2017
Hold off on big trucks - weird weather made for weird lake ice
Weird weather so far to start the ice season. Cold, wind, snow, wind, melt, snow, wind, cold, wind, melt, rain, snow, cold. Anticipating what is next might be a challenge! I think this was our family's first Christmas in the rain. Fortunately the rain didn't seem to negatively impact...
January 1, 2017 - 4:00am
December 30, 2016
'It's something different every day': Weird weather is keeping area highways icy
A combination of unfortunate weather events over the past week has kept highways in the Detroit Lakes area icy and has led to a number of rollover accidents with injuries. In particular, the stretch of Highway 10 from Detroit Lakes to Wadena, and the stretch of Highway 10 from Detroit...
December 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
December 25, 2016
Travel advisory: Freezing rain and snow in area
FARGO -- A promised holiday storm in the Red River Valley began Sunday afternoon, Dec. 25, with scattered freezing rain from southeast South Dakota to Minnesota’s lakes country.
December 25, 2016 - 4:49pm
December 21, 2016
The latest on the Christmas storm
The weather is settling down for the rest of this week after a duo of smallish weather systems have produced scattered snow, strong wind, and...
December 21, 2016 - 11:32pm
December 20, 2016
Christmas Weekend Storm Update
(WDAY-TV / WDAZ-TV) A major winter storm remains a distinct possibility for the Christmas weekend. But icy roads are already a problem Tuesday...
December 20, 2016 - 6:55pm
December 19, 2016
What to expect for this year's holiday travel forecast
Gone are the frigid temperatures and painful wind chills of the past weekend. But Old Man Winter is presenting us with several new problems....
December 19, 2016 - 7:04pm