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Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
July 2, 2014
Zebra mussel found in Pickerel Lake
A zebra mussel has been found in Pickerel Lake near Cotton Lake in central Becker County, and the DNR plans to declare the lake infested on Thursday. Gary Thompson, owner of Tri-State Diving, said he found a solitary zebra mussel last week just off the public boat access on Pickerel...
July 2, 2014 - 4:27pm
County gears up for AIS work plan
Lake Melissa was declared infested with zebra mussels last week, and that puts Becker County behind the 8-ball on invasive aquatic species. The...
July 2, 2014 - 1:00pm
Five years in, Pelican Lake is doing OK
Pelican Lake has had zebra mussels for five years now, and a resident there had this to say about the recent discovery of zebra mussels in Lake...
July 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 27, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Lake Melissa
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Zebra mussels have been discovered in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
June 27, 2014 - 11:20am
May 29, 2014
Northeastern Minnesota lake declared infested with zebra mussels
FINLAND, Minn. -- An aluminum can encrusted with zebra mussels was found recently at Crooked Lake in Lake County, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, indicating the foreign invader has apparently moved into another northeastern Minnesota lake. The discovery...
May 29, 2014 - 6:30am
August 3, 2013
Zebra mussels found in Lake Mary near Alexandria
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Mary in Douglas County near Alexandria. After lake residents reported finding a zebra mussel attached to a rock in the northeast bay, DNR crews searched the area July 29 and...
August 3, 2013 - 4:00pm
July 24, 2013
Bio-weapon against zebra mussels to get another test
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Another trial of a biological weapon against an invasive species threatening Minnesota’s lakes is planned near Alexandria...
July 24, 2013 - 8:53am
July 21, 2013
It’s official: Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Lida
It’s now official: according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the presence of zebra mussels in North Lida Lake has been confirmed. Late last week, DNR crews searched the lake near Pelican Rapids and discovered two zebra mussels about a half-mile...
July 21, 2013 - 3:30pm
July 18, 2013
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Lida near Pelican Rapids
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lake Lida, a popular Otter Tail County lake near here, according to a news release issued Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. DNR crews found two zebra mussels late last week, the release st...
July 18, 2013 - 9:26am
July 7, 2013
Educating about invasive species while inspecting
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Josh Martindale uses his hands to feel underneath a boat’s hull and trailer, carefully using his fingers to search for evidence...
July 7, 2013 - 7:09pm
June 12, 2013
DNR dog sniffs out AIS mussels
In order to get a black lab interested in finding zebra mussels, start with venison. “It’s easy to teach ‘the game’ of sniffing it...
June 12, 2013 - 11:38am
June 5, 2013
Volunteer coordinator may be needed to combat aquatic invasive species
BEMIDJI — The creeping threat of aquatic invasive species, not yet seen in Beltrami County lakes, rivers and ponds, may result in the hiring...
June 5, 2013 - 9:22am
May 31, 2013
Zebra mussels found in Itasca County lakes
May 31, 2013 - 9:07am
February 6, 2013
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Lake Winnibigoshish
DULUTH -- Zebra mussels have been moved into yet another popular lake, this time Lake Winnibigoshish in north-central Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Thursday. Zebra mussels and their larger cousins, quagga mussels, feed by filtering tiny organisms...
February 6, 2013 - 10:54am
October 24, 2012
Rose Lake out of luck
Despite their best efforts, officials with the Department of Natural Resources were unable to eradicate zebra mussels from Rose Lake this summer as they had hoped. "We knew that these treatments were something that has never been tried before, so we were cautiously optimistic on...
October 24, 2012 - 12:48pm