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Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Leola L. Shockley
Joan A. Watland
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
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