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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
August 1, 2015
The social, graceful, beautiful purple martin captures our admiration
As soon as springtime warms enough to where insects are fairly abundant, several species of swallows begin showing up throughout Minnesota. In all, six of the nine North American swallows migrate to Minnesota to breed and nest. All of them share similar physical characteristics with...
August 1, 2015 - 5:10am
More deer seen after milder winter
Reports of good white-tailed fawn numbers are coming in from around Minnesota as a milder winter and a conservative approach to the 2014 hunting...
August 1, 2015 - 5:05am
July 25, 2015
The coyote: Cunning to some, nuisance to others
I remember well the first time I ever observed a coyote in the wild. I was deer hunting on an early November morning from a deer stand that my Dad and I had made from ironwood earlier that fall. The location of the stand was adjacent to a narrow forest wetland choked full of sedge...
July 25, 2015 - 5:20am
June 21, 2015
After initial testing, DNR still investigating avian flu in wildlife
After collecting and testing more than 3,300 samples from wild birds, nearly all of the test results are back and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has found only one positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), a Cooper’s hawk from Yellow Medicine County reported...
June 21, 2015 - 5:10am
June 7, 2015
Wildlife biologist earns top honors
A wildlife biologist from Detroit Lakes recently found herself “under the microscope” as experts in the field dissected and studied what...
June 7, 2015 - 5:30am
May 20, 2015
Despite rain, bird fest is a success
Despite intermittent rainfall that was at times quite heavy, the turnout for this past weekend’s 18th annual Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds...
May 20, 2015 - 12:45pm
May 2, 2015
Black bears, abundant in MN, are rarely seen
The American black bear is one of the most fascinating of Minnesota’s many mammals. While abundant throughout much of Minnesota, observing one is a rare event. Active mostly at night and asleep for about half of every year, it’s no wonder that few of these special wild animals...
May 2, 2015 - 5:15am
April 25, 2015
Prairie chicken show exceeds expectations
It’s still dark, and we wait, patiently, for the pageant to begin. Before long, the prairie in front of us will come alive with the sights...
April 25, 2015 - 5:05am
March 7, 2015
The plain black raven is far removed from the ordinary
I just read a story about a little girl somewhere in England that receives little gifts from crows that she feeds daily handouts to. The crows evidently leave her (in kind perhaps?) with an array of objects. These objects range anywhere from tiny colorful trinkets that the crows manage...
March 7, 2015 - 5:10am
February 28, 2015
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
The pileated woodpecker doesn’t hide its whereabouts when searching for its supper or announcing its territory. Those who spot them often...
February 28, 2015 - 5:10am
The European starling is a transplant to North America
So far I haven’t had a lot of feathered friends visiting my feeders this winter. Consequently, I haven’t needed to work too hard at keeping the feeders filled. It’s never really work, you know, but I’ve sometimes gone several days in a row without replenishing my birdfeeders...
February 28, 2015 - 5:05am
February 14, 2015
More time for comments
The opportunity to email or mail comments on deer populations in large portions of northeastern, north-central and east-central Minnesota has been extended until Friday, Feb. 20. “We are giving people more time to mail or email comments on deer populations during the 2015 deer...
February 14, 2015 - 5:05am
February 13, 2015
Bills to end Endangered Species Act protections for wolves introduced in Congress
DULUTH, Minn. -- Two bills have been introduced in the U.S. House this week to strip federal Endangered Species Act protections from wolves in several states. U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., introduced HF 843 that would prohibit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing wolves...
February 13, 2015 - 5:55am
February 12, 2015
Lawmakers to DNR: We want more deer up north
ST. PAUL -- A panel of Minnesota lawmakers Wednesday told state wildlife officials they wanted to see more deer in the woods, especially up north. A House committee hearing room served as the setting for what amounted to a stern talking-to by lawmakers echoing a refrain among many...
February 12, 2015 - 8:09am
February 7, 2015
Shrews are among the most fascinating MN mammals
They’re neither mouse nor vole, yet they have features of both. They scamper about, they squeak, they’re small, and they’re furry. But strange as it is, these mouse-like creatures of the woods and farm are no more a rodent than you and I are. Indeed, what I’m writing about...
February 7, 2015 - 5:10am