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Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Camp dedicated to military kids
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Warming Up In March
DL man sentenced for threatening cop
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Frazee's Tanner Reetz gets redemption with state wrestling title
DL advances to 8AAA basketball section final
Four Laker individuals and three relays advance to 5A swimming finals
Monday Matters: Everyday I Should
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
December 21, 2011
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
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
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
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