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XC: Laker boys third, girls fifth at Hermes Invite
Lakers down Prowlers in five-set thriller
DL Youth Hockey fundraiser banquet Oct. 14
Middle schoolers revive Chess Club
HALL OF HONOR: 2006 girls golf first-ever state champions
Mn State colleges, universities waive application fees in October
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
October is National Apple Month!
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Marion E. Olson
Duane L. Erickson
DeAnn K. Helliksen
Jerome F. "Jody" Muench
William V. "Bill" Vipond
'Ban the Box' helps ex-offenders succeed
Klobuchar concerned about ongoing Legionnaires' Disease in Minnesota
How to survive a crash with a power pole
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Small lakes have 'turned,' big lakes still cooling down
Looking for a place to hunt? DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
Bring on the cold: Snow buntings sing, feed and fly in the worst conditions
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
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