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Hottest ticket in town: Lakes Crisis & Resource Center’s banquet, auction sells out
St. Jude's Radiothon set for April 6-7 on local stations: BTD Manufacturing is challenging area businesses to match its contribution
Child sex charges pending for Bemidji middle school assistant principal
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Friends & Neighbors
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
September 28, 2012
Should be warm winter
The good news is, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac anyway, the 2012-13 winter should be mild and dry. Well, good news for those not wishing...
September 28, 2012 - 3:10pm
Drought worsens over parts of Red River Valley
FARGO - The drought intensified in portions of the Red River Valley as areas now are classified in the extreme category. That designation, in an updated Drought Monitor issued Thursday, applies to an area of the central and northern Red River Valley and northwest Minnesota. The...
September 28, 2012 - 8:40am
September 24, 2012
East Otter Tail, Wadena tornado footage arrives at Omnitheatre
IMAX footage of the East Otter Tail County and Wadena tornadoes will have its Minnesota premiere when "Tornado Alley" opens at the Science Museum of Minnesota's Omnitheater in St. Paul on Friday. "Tornado Alley" opened in other IMAX theatres, mostly science museums, in March 2011....
September 24, 2012 - 12:26am
August 29, 2012
West Nile outbreak worst in a decade
Meredith Mitskog is no longer fighting for her life, though she has some work ahead to get back to good health. The 71-year-old Wahpeton woman...
August 29, 2012 - 8:30am
August 25, 2012
Dayton signs bill, $180 million heads to disaster victims
ST. PAUL - Help is on the way. The Minnesota Legislature sent that message Friday when it overwhelmingly approved spending $180 million so disaster-stricken...
August 25, 2012 - 5:38pm
July 23, 2012
Summer's not so hot for some: Heat waves can bring out depression, local doctor says
With the unforgiving winters here, you might be hard pressed to find someone who's sad to see the summer sun. "I think people in North Dakota are probably thankful for the summer, even if it's hot," said Christine Rohrer, 34, of Moorhead, as she battled 90-degree heat at the Fargo...
July 23, 2012 - 8:48am
July 17, 2012
Feeling the heat: From an early planting start to a full-on drought
FARGO -- After years of combating saturated soil during the spring planting season, many Red River Valley farmers were relieved to get into the...
July 17, 2012 - 10:12am
July 4, 2012
Hot enough for ya? Weather service issues heat advisory; heat index could reach 110 degrees
GRAND FORKS - The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a heat advisory from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today for much of the Red River Valley in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota. High humidity combined with temperatures into the 90s will provide dangerous heat index...
July 4, 2012 - 1:35pm
June 19, 2012
Hail breaks car windows just west of Detroit Lakes
Hail stones the size of golf balls and small baseballs smashed car windows west of Detroit Lakes this afternoon. A half-dozen cars in the...
June 19, 2012 - 4:53pm
June 5, 2012
Moorhead State right spot to see Venus transit today
MOORHEAD - Astronomy enthusiasts around the area are gearing up for an event today that won't happen again for another 105 years. Starting a little bit after 5 p.m., the orbit of planet Venus will take it directly in front of the sun, blocking out a small portion of its light as...
June 5, 2012 - 9:56am
May 27, 2012
Weather Talk: String of warm autumns could be ending this year
A year ago, Fargo-Moorhead had yet to hit 80 degrees. That would come on Memorial Day, which was on May 30 last year. May 2011 would be our sixth straight month with below-average temperatures, and all of those months, with the exception of February, had above-average precipitation. June...
May 27, 2012 - 2:56pm
April 4, 2012
Warm weather = early tick season
Early spring. Early tick season. Yes, wood ticks and deer ticks have been out for quite some time already. "It is dependent on temperature and moisture," Tamarac Wildlife Refuge Manager Neil Powers said. "Basically at about 40 degrees, either way, in the spring of the year or...
April 4, 2012 - 1:55pm
March 16, 2012
Flying high with the heat
When you start shattering high temperature records this time of year in Minnesota, people just get plain giddy. Detroit Lakes hit 63 degrees...
March 16, 2012 - 4:22pm
March 2, 2012
Winter was warmest on record for Fargo
FARGO - Cold weather, we hardly knew ye. The National Weather Service says the meteorological winter months of December, January and February were the warmest on record for Fargo, based on preliminary data. The average temperature of 22.1 degrees from Dec. 1 through Feb. 29 was...
March 2, 2012 - 8:36am
February 29, 2012
Central Plains thunderstorms hijack moisture from Northern Plains blizzard
The blizzard that wasn't left Hubbard County wind, but little snow. "You're not alone," laughed National Weather Service meteorologist Al Voelker. "From...
February 29, 2012 - 6:33am