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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in Becker County
To the Rezcue!: Stray dogs run rampant on White Earth...until now
Police, FBI issue warning over new social app
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
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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
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
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
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
Martin E. Cox
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
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
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
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