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Ponsford man sentenced for using stolen credit card
Happy hundredth! Graystone Plaza celebrates centennial with tours, history, and a barbershop quartet
Man gets prison for fleeing police officers
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Lakers throttle Park Rapids for first victory
Dehler and Priem win at Maple Hills
Peterson runner-up at Bagley; LP-A finishes fourth
Titans, Bombers to clash in 9-man battle at Ulen
John Otto to be honored for 50 years with Ulen football
Knowing when, and how much, to step in
Learning the lingo of Social Security can help with your retirement planning
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
friends & neighbors
Daggett Truck Line honors trucker for 'superb' driving
Cost Share Program makes organic certification more affordable, rebates available
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
'Two slightly clueless 19 year olds camping...what could go wrong?'
Renowned musician Annie Humphrey comes to New York Mills Saturday
Maplewood State Park ready to host Leaf Days celebration
Fall into autumn this Friday
Big weekend ahead in Park Rapids: Art Leap, Great American Story events set Sept. 23-24
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Robert "Bobby" Wayne Arnold
Ronald F. Williams Sr.
Robert Wayne Arnold
Marlene A. Collins
Letter: Otto created lifelong impact on his students
Letter: Collin Peterson foe is 'heartless' Republican
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Like U.S., Canada has issues with healthcare, but the solution is not to dismantle universal care
Appeals panel goes against county, Osage gun range
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Grizzlies have come back from the brink
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
September 21, 2017
NOAA says warmer start to winter, but La Nina could bring cold, snow later
DULUTH — Seasonal weather experts at the National Climate Prediction Center on Thursday, Sept. 21, forecast a warmer-than-average start...
September 21, 2017 - 6:37pm
July 14, 2017
(WDAY-WDAZ) The National Weather Service has issued its storm damage survey of last Tuesday’s storms. The most impressive storm produced four...
July 14, 2017 - 9:04pm
July 11, 2017
Tornadoes touch down as storm rips through northeast ND, northwest Minnesota
GRAND FORKS—An early evening storm produced tornadoes and large hail but no widespread damage reports as it moved through eastern North...
July 11, 2017 - 9:35pm
Severe storms likely to strike much of tri-state area today
Today, an upper-level disturbance is likely to set off scattered severe storms somewhere across central and eastern North Dakota during the late...
July 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
June 5, 2017
There was a tornado coming, but this guy just kept mowing his lawn
Had it been a painting, the artist could’ve been criticized for failing to imagine a more nuanced metaphor to capture the perils of suburban...
June 5, 2017 - 8:47am
June 2, 2017
A break from the gloom: Detroit Lakes area expected to climb out of cold, windy weather
It's been cold and rainy lately, but that doesn't mean May was so far from normal. "I would say that Memorial Day Weekend turned out about the way we expected," said Jared Piepenburg, morning meteorologist at WDAY. "There were a couple of nice days, and it was a mess (cold and rainy)...
June 2, 2017 - 11:00am
April 26, 2017
As April snow hits, driver killed in Otter Tail County crash
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. -- A late April return to winter weather made for slippery driving conditions here Wednesday morning, April 26, likely...
April 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
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