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Peoples Park skating rink is open
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Jackson wins 152-pound championship at Big Bear
Four-goal second period leads Stars over Lakers
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Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
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From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
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Warm temps delays rink opening Warming house opens
No one can deny the unseasonably nice weather in the Detroit Lakes area. And because of those nice, above average temperatures, the ice skating rink at Peoples Park hasn't been ready for skaters -- until now. There may not be snow yet but temperatures have dropped enough that starting...
December 21, 2011 - 1:07pm
November 14, 2011
Guide to winter survival kits
A cellphone is a vital piece of gear for winter traveling, Sgt. Steven Fischer with the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. It can be used to...
November 14, 2011 - 10:53am
November 24, 2010
Trip to Gramma's house could be tricky
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory and hazardous weather outlook for parts of the region and a blizzard watch...
November 24, 2010 - 7:38am
January 20, 2010
Snowmobile lovers want more snow
Minnesota is famous for a few things -- that Nordic accent, ice fishing and extreme cold -- as well as snowmobiling. The past decade hasn't been kind to the snowmobiling industry, not factoring in the recession that began in 2008. Becker County Park and Recreation Administrator...
Detroit Lakes / news
January 20, 2010 - 11:11am
January 16, 2009
Stay warm on the ice this winter
Ice-fishing is a great activity, but some folks don't get involved because they don't like to get cold. You know what? I don't like to get cold either, but I really enjoy ice-fishing. With the developments in clothing of the past several years, there really is no reason to get...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Deer don't need supplemental feeding this winter
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wildlife managers are urging people not to feed deer this winter even though it may appear they need help to make it through the cold and snowy conditions. "Deer have evolved several strategies to help them survive Minnesota winters," said...
outdoors / DNR
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Brighten up winter by propagating houseplants
Are you looking for an activity that is rewarding, involves plants, can be done from the comfort of your own home, and can entertain the whole family? If so try propagating your houseplants. There are several ways houseplants can be propagated such as by vegetative cutting, layering,...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Winter storm warning Monday night
You might as well park those shovels and snow blowers near the garage door. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Monday night into Tuesday afternoon for the southern half of the Red River Valley. Snow totals of at least 3 inches are expected in most...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Bundle up: Meteorological signs pointing to colder-than-average winter
Blame the missing sunspots, or the curious churnings of the Pacific Ocean, or the relentless law of averages. The meteorological signs all seem to point to a colder-than-average winter. Even the heavy snow dumped by the fierce weekend blizzard, by laying down a terrestrial icebox,...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Dried distillers grains as winter beef supplement
Cow/calf producers that live in the upper Midwest are acquainted with the use of ethanol by-product feeds as a supplement for winter-feeds for cows. These by-products should be considered when shopping for winter supplements. Dried distillers grains contain approximately 30 percent...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
July 19, 2008
Winter wheat: To plant or not to plant
Although much of the spring wheat crop is still in the field, it is good to think ahead and explore the potential of seeding winter wheat. If it survives the winter and spring cold, winter wheat has an advantage of a longer growing season than spring wheat, because it establishes...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
Eric Bergeson column: Is winter driving you crazy yet?
Is winter driving you nuts? You aren't alone. The signs are everywhere. People are on the verge of losing it. Some have already gone over the edge, poor souls. Last week, I went to town for gas. It wasn't a necessary trip. I could have waited. When I got to the station, there...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am
January 30, 2008
DETROIT LAKES - Polar Fest: As the name implies, it's a celebration of all things winter -- an opportunity to experience all that Detroit Lakes has to offer when the temperature drops below freezing. "Detroit Lakes is so well known for its summertime fun," says Kesley Myhre, one...
January 30, 2008 - 12:00am