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Helping Greater Minnesota
Supporters rally for Minnesota native held in United Arab Emirates maximum security prison
Officers shut down I-494 in Woodbury during 'significant arrest'
WF police say school district will decide whether reporter is charged
Boys Basketball: Cihak goes off on Pats to pace DL to Mid-State win
Girls Hockey: West Fargo team snaps DL’s streak
Wrestling: Lakers score win over M/W
New Minneapolis football stadium loses out to Florida for college championship
Wild come back, win in shootout vs. Canucks
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
Eric Bergeson: Just get me socks for Christmas
First Lutheran hosts holiday dinner
Danell Haspel: Ideas for holiday get-togethers at library
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
Plains Art Museum curator seeks a sense of story
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
4-H builds 'purple ribbon kids'
Minnesota 4-Hers from 87 counties exhibited 3,246 projects that were judged in the 4-H Building at the 2009 Minnesota State Fair. These 4-Hers all placed high at their county fairs with their projects, thereby earning them the top honor of showing at the State Fair this year. Education...
wave / life
September 18, 2009 - 11:52am
Conference offers youth perspective on gardening programs
CHANHASSEN -- Put a kid in a garden and watch what grows! A bountiful harvest of self-esteem, responsibility, love of nature and positive work ethic, are just a few of the amazing bumper "crops." Youth gardening programs and their effectiveness -- from the perspective of the youths...
September 18, 2009 - 11:48am
Members selected, announced for new Feeding Minnesota Task Force
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson has named nine members to serve on the new Feeding Minnesota Task Force. The group is charged with developing a plan to take surplus food and resources and disperse it to those in need. "We know in tough economic times more people...
September 18, 2009 - 11:47am
The arrival of home-invading bugs
The boxelder bugs are gathering on the outside of some homes in large numbers, and the multi-colored Asian lady beetles will probably arrive soon. They congregate on the outside of homes as they search for sites to overwinter. Many of them may find there way into the home and,...
September 18, 2009 - 11:45am
September 2, 2009
Steam Threshers Reunion starts Friday
Friday, Sept. 4 Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion The 55th annual Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion continues today at the...
entertainment / events / music / life
September 2, 2009 - 7:18am
August 28, 2009
Saving Main Street USA
The decline of Main Street USA is a new trend as more and more businesses national chains have opened their door. The Detroit Lakes Regional...
business / life
August 28, 2009 - 3:14pm
American Quarter Horse event coming to DL in Sept. 11-13
The Central Minnesota Team Penning, an American Quarter Horse Association-approved special event, will be held Sept. 11-13 at the Double S Arena in Detroit Lakes. American Quarter Horse shows test horses' abilities in dozens of different classes. This special event is just for team...
August 28, 2009 - 2:56pm
September County Line now available
August 28, 2009 - 12:27pm
August 26, 2009
Lake Park woman hospitalized after being injured by protective cow
A Lake Park woman was seriously injured Monday afternoon by a protective mother cow after taking some children to see its calf. Mindi Mikkelsen, of the 2000 block of Second Street, Lake Park, suffered seven broken ribs on her right side and a laceration to her liver, according to...
news / accidents / life
August 26, 2009 - 11:00am
August 21, 2009
Gardening calendars available through BC Extension office
The award winning 12-month gardening calendar (9 x 12 inches, 30 pages, spiral bound) is filled with new, full-color photographs that highlight each month. Also find timely tips for lawn, garden and houseplant care, with a special feature on using vines in Minnesota home landscapes....
news / life
August 21, 2009 - 2:42pm
August 14, 2009
Moisture brings lawn mushrooms
As a result of the rain and humid weather, mushrooms are appearing in many lawns. Their presence in the lawns prompts homeowners to search for a safe, effective chemical that will make them disappear. Unfortunately, such a chemical does not exist and there is little to do but let...
August 14, 2009 - 2:42pm
August 12, 2009
Wolf Lake's Harvest Fest is this weekend
The 26th annual Wolf Lake Harvest Festival is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14-16. The festivities begin with the Miss Wolf...
entertainment / events / life
August 12, 2009 - 12:53pm
August 5, 2009
Scenes from the Becker County Fair
The Becker County Fair closed out its run Saturday. Thousands of visitors enjoyed the midway, food, entertainment, demolition derby and livestock...
Detroit Lakes / news / life
August 5, 2009 - 11:20am
July 31, 2009
Even hardy farmers need a little help sometimes
One of the real pleasures of being Agriculture Commissioner is the opportunity to get to know so many of Minnesota's energetic and talented farmers. It can really lift your spirits to meet someone who is excited about their prospects and profession. I can't tell you how many...
July 31, 2009 - 3:45pm
July 29, 2009
Becker County Fair starts Wednesday
The lakes area doesn't have much time to catch its collective breath from all that is going on during the summer. Add on another big event as the 118th edition of the Becker County Fair rolls into town Wednesday through Saturday. While volunteers have been working pretty much...
Detroit Lakes / news / entertainment / life
July 29, 2009 - 10:51am