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Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Travel alert: Westbound I-94 blocked between Osakis and Alexandria
Frost Advisory: Areas Of Frost May Develop Overnight
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 just before heart surgery
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
Roth, Smith tied heading to Chip-N Club final round
DL swimmers second to Visitation at Otter Invitational
FOOTBALL: Raiders beat up on winless Gators
Johnson’s first place finish leads DL boys to second at Milaca Mega Meet
Fostering hope: Local woman organizes ‘kid kits’ fundraiser for county’s foster care program
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Ronald R. Aanerud
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
November 19, 2013
U.S. midwest assesses after storms kill eight; damage may be $1 billion
By Mary Wisniewski WASHINGTON, Illinois (Reuters) - Rescue workers in a small Illinois city raked by a powerful tornado were combing through...
November 19, 2013 - 9:13am
November 18, 2013
Six killed as tornadoes rip through U.S. midwest
By Mary Wisniewski WASHINGTON, Illinois (Reuters) - Police were turning residents away from Washington, Illinois, on Monday morning, the...
November 18, 2013 - 9:36am
November 6, 2013
Minnesota farmers’ story same for weather, economics: volatile
MINNEAPOLIS -- Farmers face unpredictability, whether the topic is the weather or economics. In the weather, farmers are going to be forced...
November 6, 2013 - 8:12am
November 4, 2013
Parts of Minnesota could receive up to 7 inches of snow by Wednesday
ST. PAUL – The season’s first significant snowfall for most Minnesotans could bring more than a half-foot in places by Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm advisory for a broad swath of the state, from the southwest to east central. The weather...
November 4, 2013 - 9:06pm
October 11, 2013
Winter weather: Too early to predict
Those wondering what kind of weather to expect this winter will have to keep waiting for guidance. It’s too early to make a prediction about the outlook for winter, the North Dakota state climatologist said Thursday. One key weather pattern used in climate predictions, the...
October 11, 2013 - 3:42pm
August 28, 2013
State fair center of heat wave
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- The Bennett family was well prepared for searing heat at the Minnesota State Fair. The frozen grapes, plentiful water,...
August 28, 2013 - 10:12am
August 24, 2013
Wildfire danger intensifies as fuels dry out in MN
As precipitation over the last 30 days has been at 50 percent of normal over most of Minnesota, fire managers from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are seeing an increase in fire danger and are urging people to use caution when working and recreating in dry areas. So far...
August 24, 2013 - 8:00am
Park Rapids asking residents to water trees
The city of Park Rapids is asking for a citizens’ hose brigade to begin immediately. Tinder dry conditions are leaving city trees drying...
August 24, 2013 - 7:00am
August 8, 2013
International Falls sets record low this morning
After tying a record low temperature on Wednesday, Intentional Falls broke a record Thursday with a morning low of 37, surpassing the old record of 39, set in 1999. The first week in August has been unusually cold across much of the Northland, with each day below normal in the...
August 8, 2013 - 10:03am
July 31, 2013
County goes with reverse E911 alert system -- messages go out to public in an emergency
Just in time for WE Fest, Becker County has implemented a “reverse E911” system to warn about approaching storms and other emergencies. Code Red system continually collects and updates local phone numbers, including some cell phone numbers, from a variety of sources, including...
July 31, 2013 - 4:16pm
July 27, 2013
Mahnomen family left homeless
Theresa Thielen and her rural Mahnomen house have been through so much that she said she’s not sure if she’s in shock or just deals with...
July 27, 2013 - 11:00am
July 24, 2013
Weather Service tags Mahnomen tornado as EF2
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that struck the Mahnomen area early Monday as an EF2, with peak winds of around 115 mph. According to information on the Weather Service’s Grand Forks, N.D., website: The tornado was on the ground for about...
July 24, 2013 - 8:58am
July 18, 2013
Dayton asks president for federal disaster aid
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton wants the federal government to help Minnesota pay for nearly $18 million in public facility damages from last month’s storms. He sent President Barack Obama a letter Wednesday seeking a major federal disaster declaration for the 18 counties that experienced...
July 18, 2013 - 8:06am
July 16, 2013
Storm cleanup continues in Thief River Falls
Residents of Thief River Falls, Minn., continued cleaning up Monday after a powerful thunderstorm whipped through their community. Pennington County Sherriff Ray Kuznia said last Friday’s storm was the most dangerous he’s seen in 27 years working with the department. “It...
July 16, 2013 - 8:13am
June 21, 2013
Storm hits area hard
Those in the area on Thursday likely experienced the torrential downpour, and perhaps were kept awake by the roar of thunder late Thursday night...
June 21, 2013 - 3:46pm