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April 9, 2019
Detroit Lakes man Joe Johnson has turned his life around after years of substance abuse. He now leads the Park Rapids-based, award-winning FATHER Project, helping struggling dads from around the area become their best selves. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'A big demon': Joe Johnson shares his story of addiction, getting clean, and the changed man he is today
April 9, 2019 - 8:20am
March 31, 2019
A Friends of Maplewood volunteer shows how the evaporator at the Sugar Shack is powered by a wood burning stove. Similar demonstrations will be given as part of this year's Maple Syrup Demonstration Day on Saturday, April 7 at Maplewood State Park. (Submitted photo)
Maplewood State Park to host maple syrup making demonstrations
March 31, 2019 - 3:40pm
March 27, 2019
The natural beauty of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge has sparked many an artistic photograph like this one — and now, organizers of a Nature Poetry Workshop on April 7 are hoping that it will inspire some literary creativity as well. (Submitted photo)
'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' Tamarac Discovery Center to host Nature Poetry Workshop on April 7
March 27, 2019 - 3:31pm
March 12, 2019
Correction: DNR deer open house in Waubun is March 26
March 12, 2019 - 9:54pm
March 9, 2019
DNR invites conversation about deer at open house in Waubun: Meet local wildlife staff and learn about proposed season changes
March 9, 2019 - 10:37am
Congressman Peterson welcomes proposal to delist gray wolf
March 9, 2019 - 12:35am
March 8, 2019
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Fergus Falls museum holds exhibit on prehistoric woman's remains found in northwest Minn.
March 8, 2019 - 10:45am
January 28, 2019
A shot of the brambling at the Shroyer family home this week. (Photo courtesy of Wayne Perala)
Rare bird repeatedly spotted near Richwood
January 28, 2019 - 11:57pm
Robotics team members who brought their robot to the Menahga School Board meeting Tuesday were Mason Palmer, Zach Urvig, Jon Kicker, Dylan Urvig, Jack Christofferson and Tater Butler.
Menahga robot visits school board meeting
January 28, 2019 - 2:31pm
January 20, 2019
First-grade students at Horace Mann Elementary participate in a mobile geology museum in April 2018. Similar interactive displays could be offered at a potential science museum in Fargo. Courtesy of the Fargo-Moorhead Science Project Committee
Fargo-Moorhead science museum idea getting off the ground
January 20, 2019 - 1:42pm
January 9, 2019
A drone photo shows an erosion control project nearing completion in Callaway Township this past fall. The project treated 450 acres to eliminate a chief contributor of sediment to the upper reaches of the Buffalo River. New grant dollars will allow for accelerated planning and construction of similar measures throughout Becker County's portion of the Buffalo River Watershed. (Photo courtesy Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District)
Becker County awarded Clean Water Fund grant: $800K will keep improvements flowing at Buffalo River Watershed
January 9, 2019 - 1:27pm
December 26, 2018
For some, feeling blue is part of the holiday season
December 26, 2018 - 10:23am
December 16, 2018
National Weather Service Graphic
Impacts of climate change felt in region, but uncertainty lingers on the causes
December 16, 2018 - 6:30am
Becker County kids partake in state study about exposure to chemicals
October 16, 2018 - 10:16am
October 15, 2018
Nathan Olson of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources pulls a plankton sample out of the water on Detroit Lake. This year's sampling was completed in September; they plan to start up again in May 2019. (Submitted photo)
Breaking down zebra mussels: DNR, PRWD collaborate on study of how invasive species will impact Detroit Lake ecosystem
October 15, 2018 - 12:10pm