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Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
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Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
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
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
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
March 7, 2017
Strong winds damage Minnesota landmark, knock out power
TWO HARBORS, Minn.—Winds gusting in excess of 60 mph in northern Minnesota on Tuesday downed trees and power lines, left thousands without...
March 7, 2017 - 10:47pm
If a tree falls...: High winds cause tree to fall on South Shore Drive power line
High winds caused a tree to fall on a power line along the 1300 block of South Shore Drive at approximately 6:25 p.m. tonight. Public utilities responded quickly, meaning Detroit Lakes residents in the area were only without power for about an hour. The Detroit Lakes Fire Department...
March 7, 2017 - 7:54pm
March 6, 2017
2 reported tornadoes in Minnesota could be record
ZIMMERMAN, Minn. -- A pair of tornadoes reportedly touched down in Minnesota on Monday as a band of severe weather moved through the Midwest....
March 6, 2017 - 11:19pm
February 26, 2017
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
SUPERIOR, Wis.—When a meter reader discovered the bodies of Richard Ellison and Shirley Johnson four days before Christmas, they were frozen,...
February 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
January 4, 2017
Absolute zero: MN winters rated worst in the U.S., ND’s ranked fourth worst
Minnesota’s infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com. The...
January 4, 2017 - 12:58pm
January 1, 2017
Hold off on big trucks - weird weather made for weird lake ice
Weird weather so far to start the ice season. Cold, wind, snow, wind, melt, snow, wind, cold, wind, melt, rain, snow, cold. Anticipating what is next might be a challenge! I think this was our family's first Christmas in the rain. Fortunately the rain didn't seem to negatively impact...
January 1, 2017 - 4:00am
December 30, 2016
'It's something different every day': Weird weather is keeping area highways icy
A combination of unfortunate weather events over the past week has kept highways in the Detroit Lakes area icy and has led to a number of rollover accidents with injuries. In particular, the stretch of Highway 10 from Detroit Lakes to Wadena, and the stretch of Highway 10 from Detroit...
December 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
December 25, 2016
Travel advisory: Freezing rain and snow in area
FARGO -- A promised holiday storm in the Red River Valley began Sunday afternoon, Dec. 25, with scattered freezing rain from southeast South Dakota to Minnesota’s lakes country.
December 25, 2016 - 4:49pm
December 21, 2016
The latest on the Christmas storm
The weather is settling down for the rest of this week after a duo of smallish weather systems have produced scattered snow, strong wind, and...
December 21, 2016 - 11:32pm
December 20, 2016
Christmas Weekend Storm Update
(WDAY-TV / WDAZ-TV) A major winter storm remains a distinct possibility for the Christmas weekend. But icy roads are already a problem Tuesday...
December 20, 2016 - 6:55pm
December 19, 2016
What to expect for this year's holiday travel forecast
Gone are the frigid temperatures and painful wind chills of the past weekend. But Old Man Winter is presenting us with several new problems....
December 19, 2016 - 7:04pm
December 14, 2016
Ice-coated ship arrives in Duluth
The barge/tug combo Great Lakes Trader/Joyce L. VanEnkevort arrived in Duluth on Tuesday morning to pick up a load of taconite. It already was...
December 14, 2016 - 2:29pm
December 6, 2016
Blizzard warning continues Tuesday night
(WDAY-TV / WDAZ-TV) The Blizzard Warning continues tonight across much of east-central and eastern North Dakota into the far northwestern part...
December 6, 2016 - 10:28pm
November 18, 2016
MnDOT advising no travel in parts of southwest Minnesota
WILLMAR, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Transportation on Friday, Nov. 18, has issued a no-travel advisory for parts of southwest Minnesota, where visibility has been reduced to zero.
November 18, 2016 - 1:18pm