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Highway 59 lane closures in Detroit Lakes begin today
Three seriously injured in semi-pickup collision near Hawley
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Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
Laker boys victorious, girls seventh at XC season finale
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Winters celebrate 50 years together
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The Real Estate Company gets a new realtor
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
'Kiss This' singer Aaron Tippin comes to Shooting Star Friday
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Railroad Retirement Act
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
January 13, 2014
VIDEO: Freezing rain in Duluth
Freezing rain causes difficult driving conditions on Mesaba Avenue and elsewhere in Duluth.
January 13, 2014 - 8:58am
January 11, 2014
Ice could harm wildlife more than the cold
Most wildlife should be able to weather the recent arctic blast just fine, but some species could have difficulty finding food because freezing...
January 11, 2014 - 9:00am
January 7, 2014
UMD student found in subzero temps has parts of feet removed
DULUTH – The 19-year-old University of Minnesota Duluth student found in subzero temperatures in mid-December in Duluth had surgery Monday...
January 7, 2014 - 9:19pm
‘Polar vortex’ may ease grip on region
Meteorologists say that what they call a “polar vortex,” and the rest of us call bitterly cold weather, is beginning to ease up in the Upper...
January 7, 2014 - 8:35am
Recorder in Minnesota’s coldest town says record low could be broken
EMBARRASS, Minn. — For 25 years, the first person to record this city’s temperatures as the nation’s cold spot, as it bills itself, has...
January 7, 2014 - 8:32am
January 6, 2014
Minnesota leaves Tuesday school closing decision to local officials as Midwest shivers
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday decided to leave the decision about closing schools on Tuesday to local officials as the Upper Midwest fought bitterly cold weather today, with Tuesday warming in some places but still remaining frigid. Dayton took the rare step Friday of announcing...
January 6, 2014 - 11:47am
January 3, 2014
All Minnesota schools shutting down Monday, activities cancelled in DL
All school-related activities for the Detroit Lakes School system are being cancelled for tonight, Saturday and Monday, according to school officials. Gov. Mark Dayton is closing schools Monday because of predicted frigid weather. “The safety of Minnesota’s schoolchildren...
January 3, 2014 - 11:42am
December 15, 2013
Cold temps keep some businesses hopping
The colder-than-normal temperatures so far this month have been keeping businesses hopping — from retail to heating contractors to tow truck operators. And there doesn't appear to be a whole lot of relief in sight. "More cold temperatures are coming this weekend," said Bill Barrett,...
December 15, 2013 - 6:42pm
December 11, 2013
Duluth student who nearly froze to death may have sought shelter in garage
DULUTH – Police interviews and observations from the scene where Alyssa Jo Lommel was found nearly frozen to death Saturday morning indicate that the 19-year-old college student probably searched around a neighbor’s home for a way in, sought shelter in an unheated garage and ultimately...
December 11, 2013 - 8:41am
December 10, 2013
Snowstorms of the past
Snowstorms like last week's gave kids a day off from school, and in return, some parents the day off from work, and reminds us all that winter...
December 10, 2013 - 4:00pm
December 7, 2013
Minnesota woman killed in car-truck crash on icy highway
CLARA CITY, Minn. -- A woman was killed Thursday in west-central Minnesota in a head-on crash with a truck that had jack-knifed on an icy highway. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Debra Griebel, 60, of Marshall, was killed in the crash, which was reported shortly before...
December 7, 2013 - 10:30am
December 5, 2013
Arctic air spreads cold, snow from Rockies to Great Lakes
(Reuters) - A powerful Arctic cold front blanketed the western and central United States on Wednesday, dropping heavy snow on the Colorado Rockies...
December 5, 2013 - 8:56am
December 4, 2013
Winter weather blows in
Winter has finally settled into the lakes area, as more than half a foot of snow was dropped on the ground in Detroit Lakes Monday night, with...
December 4, 2013 - 3:00pm
Deadly Monday prompts safe winter travel tips
Four fatal crashes on snowy and slippery Minnesota roads are a reminder that motorists need to plan ahead and adjust their driving to the weather, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. The four fatal crashes occurred Monday, Dec....
December 4, 2013 - 1:30pm
Be prepared for winter storm woes
Heavy snowfall, often accompanied by wind and followed by intense cold, can immobilize an entire region, closing streets and highways and causing power outages. Otter Tail Power Company’s Safety Services Manager Eric Hamm advises residents to check National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
December 4, 2013 - 11:30am