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Raiders, Greyhounds to meet for Fosston holiday title
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Helen C. Erickson
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
February 12, 2013
Driver seriously hurt in rollover crash on Highway 10
HAWLEY, Minn. - The driver of an SUV was seriously injured in a rollover accident reported at 6:24 a.m. today on Highway 10 near the Hawley Municipal Airport. The Minnesota State Patrol briefly shut down eastbound Highway 10 so that Lifeflight helicopter could land and airlift the...
February 12, 2013 - 8:57am
February 8, 2013
Expect to receive 6 to 10 inches of snow on Sunday
FARGO - Much of the Red River Valley and surrounding areas could be in for some snow and blizzard-like winds starting early Sunday morning. A winter blast moving out of the Rockies and into the Dakotas has caused the National Weather Service to issue a winter storm watch for much...
February 8, 2013 - 9:05am
February 1, 2013
Driving a highway plow is no walk in the park -- 'It's pretty tense stuff'
PARK RAPIDS -- The sky is darker than a pocket when John Adam reports to work at 3 a.m. His supervisor, Gary Kennedy, has likely been at work...
February 1, 2013 - 10:12am
January 31, 2013
Wind chill warning, advisory in effect through Friday morning
FARGO - Dangerous wind chills of up to 50 degrees below zero will keep the region in the deep freeze through Friday morning, the National Weather Service said. Blowing snow reduced visibility for motorists in some areas this morning. The Minnesota State Patrol closed U.S. Highway...
January 31, 2013 - 9:04am
January 30, 2013
Snow and more snow
The snowmobilers should be ecstatic. Kids got a day off from school -- even more enthusiasm. And the ditches were littered with vehicles here...
January 30, 2013 - 12:14pm
January 29, 2013
Snowfall forces many schools to cancel classes or start late
FARGO - Area residents are digging out after a weather system dropped almost half a foot of snow in the Fargo-Moorhead area and up to 12 inches on parts of west-central Minnesota on Monday and early today, prompting many schools to start late and some to cancel classes today. The...
January 29, 2013 - 9:32am
January 28, 2013
Freezing drizzle will switch to snow; 6 to 12 inches possible in some areas
Freezing drizzle falling across southeastern North Dakota is expected to switch to snow by late this morning or early this afternoon, with 6 to 12 inches possible in some areas by Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. A freezing rain advisory remains in effect until...
January 28, 2013 - 12:28pm
January 25, 2013
Wind, blowing snow making driving conditions difficult
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking drivers to slow down and drive with extra caution due to icy roads, slippery intersections, bridges and overpasses caused by the extreme cold weather and windy conditions. MnDOT snow plow operators are doing their part to make...
January 25, 2013 - 3:40pm
January 24, 2013
Warren man missing a week found frozen, dead in field quarter-mile from home
A Warren, Minn., man missing for perhaps a week was found this morning, dead apparently of exposure to the cold, only a quarter-mile from his rural home. It wasn't known yet how long his body had been lying there, about 15 miles east of Warren. But the man, who was 59, last was seen...
January 24, 2013 - 3:51pm
January 17, 2013
Kip's out, Kupec's in at Fox News
FARGO - Kip Hines has been in broadcasting since he was around 14 years old. But sometimes the weather changes abruptly, and so do the weathermen. Hines...
January 17, 2013 - 8:41am
December 7, 2012
MnDOT urges motorists to prepare for winter driving
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to check road conditions at www.511mn.org or call 511 before traveling this weekend. A series of systems are expected to bring snow and strong winds into parts of Minnesota. MnDOT crews are prepared to assist motorists...
December 7, 2012 - 2:27pm
October 4, 2012
DNR: Fire danger hits record high; public assistance needed
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Minnesota Incident Command System (MNICS) needs the help and cooperation of the general public statewide to help prevent and minimize fire danger, which is at a seasonal all-time high in much of Minnesota since automated...
October 4, 2012 - 11:53am
Snowstorm causes power outages in Fargo-Moorhead area
FARGO - An early fall snowstorm packing strong winds has knocked out power to parts of the Fargo-Moorhead metro area. More than 3,800 customers lost power at 6:35 a.m. in Fargo, Moorhead, Dilworth and the Minnesota communities of Baker, Barnesville, Comstock, Glyndon, Sabin and Wolverton,...
October 4, 2012 - 9:03am
October 3, 2012
Snow could be heading our way by Thursday
GRAND FORKS - Snow in October? In the vernacular, you betcha! A cold front that is expected to move into Red River Valley today likely will bring some rain and possibly even snow by Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. The group's Grand Forks office forecasts the...
October 3, 2012 - 1:10am
October 2, 2012
Fire warnings to continue in Minnesota, N.D.
Red flag fire warnings will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
October 2, 2012 - 8:50am