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Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Leola L. Shockley
Joan A. Watland
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
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...
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...
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...
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