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Resignation under fire: Pelican Rapids coach accused of sexual misconduct quits district job after school reopens investigation
Five charged in DL parking lot assault
Minnesota man faces 11th charge of driving while intoxicated
Happenings in the lakes area
Red Wing duo goes low; Lakers fourth at Alex Invite
Justesen leads Laker boys at Ridges
Lions name Twigg as next head football coach
Sundown bowling league celebrates season
Laker softball remains unbeaten in road sweep
Family histories: N.P. Hanson family
Eagles give $300 to Food Pantry
Area students are excelling academically at colleges across MN, N.D.
Area students earn academic honors
friends & neighbors
Sanford investing over $100M to make Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo a 'destination' for treatment
Detroit Lakes hotel named best of AmericInn
HOMe offers to help homebuyers
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
The Pinke Post: How Vergas Hardware and this column are related
Miranda Lambert, Elle King, more to play the Fargodome
Patrick Scully is Walt Whitman April 18 in Wadena
Country superstar Chris Janson coming to Shooting Star Friday
Sneaky cents: Parents say finances can be impacted by children's 'Fortnite' spending and threats from hackers
Police chief orders ‘Pokemon’ to go as players create hazards at Minn. fairgrounds
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Essentia Health St. Mary's births
Area students achieve academic honors
Gerald D. Galbrecht
Margaret J. Bellefeuille
Coleman A. Nordhausen
Guest Editorial: Young voters show political power
Letter: We need more plug-ins for electric cars in Detroit Lakes
Letter: USMCA provides the lift that Minnesota soybean farmers need
Sen. Utke explains why he skipped DL forum
Creative? Want to raise your I.Q.? Let's talk toothpicks
DNR seeks input about deer seasons, changes for youth deer, wild turkey and trapping seasons
Laabs column: Even hardcore ice angers are now done for the season
It gets interesting when squirrels try to beat 'squirrel-proof' feeders
Ravens are among the smartest of birds
Catching the end of the walleye season at Rainy River
'A really cool situation': College student Laker alums create scholarships for new grads
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
'It's just something you deal with': Erika Gilsdorf, creator of the 'Inside Out' campaign, talks about her experience with OCD
'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
Polar Fest 2019
Breaking boards and swinging swords: Martial arts Break-A-Thon raises $2,200
A Chocolate Fantasy: Museum fundraiser was a hit with Polar Fest-ers
Cold molds: Snow sculptures a sight to see at City Park
Oodles of noodles: Hundreds had a (meat) ball at Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner
Deuces Wild returns to Holmes Theatre stage Saturday
science and nature
April 9, 2019
'A big demon': Joe Johnson shares his story of addiction, getting clean, and the changed man he is today
Editor’s note: This story is the sixth in an 8-part series of feature stories written in conjunction with the ongoing “Inside Out” community...
April 9, 2019 - 8:20am
March 31, 2019
Maplewood State Park to host maple syrup making demonstrations
Have you ever had the desire to learn about how maple syrup is made? Did you know that this northeastern part of the U.S. and Canada is the only...
March 31, 2019 - 3:40pm
March 27, 2019
'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' Tamarac Discovery Center to host Nature Poetry Workshop on April 7
Tamarac Wildlife Refuge, with its 44,000 acres of unspoiled natural beauty, has been the site of many a photo safari and birding expedition over...
March 27, 2019 - 3:31pm
March 12, 2019
Correction: DNR deer open house in Waubun is March 26
Anyone interested in deer can talk with area wildlife managers from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday, March 26, 6-8 p.m., at the Waubun School Library, 1013 Third Street. The original news release gave a meeting date of March 19, which is incorrect. This local,...
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
Anyone interested in deer can talk with area wildlife managers from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday, March 19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Waubun School Library, 1013 3rd Street. This local, open-house-style meeting is a way to encourage discussions about...
March 9, 2019 - 10:37am
Congressman Peterson welcomes proposal to delist gray wolf
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson applauds Interior Acting Secretary David Bernhardt for his efforts to delist the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act in the lower 48 states. "I am pleased to see that Acting Secretary Bernhardt supports state management of wolves," Peterson said in...
March 9, 2019 - 12:35am
March 8, 2019
Fergus Falls museum holds exhibit on prehistoric woman's remains found in northwest Minn.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — It was a discovery that made headlines in newspapers around the world. On a hot June day in 1931, on a hillside along...
March 8, 2019 - 10:45am
January 28, 2019
Rare bird repeatedly spotted near Richwood
A bird that’s very rarely seen in Minnesota has been hanging out around a home north of Detroit Lakes, and birders are flocking in from all...
January 28, 2019 - 11:57pm
Menahga robot visits school board meeting
Members of the Menahga Gigabots robotics team were excited to show their robot to the school board Tuesday night. They are considered a rookie...
January 28, 2019 - 2:31pm
January 20, 2019
Fargo-Moorhead science museum idea getting off the ground
FARGO - A science museum in the Fargo-Moorhead area is now one step closer to becoming a reality. A number of community members and the Moorhead...
January 20, 2019 - 1:42pm
January 9, 2019
Becker County awarded Clean Water Fund grant: $800K will keep improvements flowing at Buffalo River Watershed
Becker County is a big beneficiary in the latest round of Minnesota’s Clean Water Fund grants, and the funds will be used for big improvements...
January 9, 2019 - 1:27pm
December 26, 2018
For some, feeling blue is part of the holiday season
Feeling down this holiday season? You're not alone. "It definitely is a real thing," said Shelly Guida, licensed marriage and family therapist at Lakeland Mental Health. The winter holiday season can be a dark time physically, not just emotionally, since the shortest day of the year...
December 26, 2018 - 10:23am
December 16, 2018
Impacts of climate change felt in region, but uncertainty lingers on the causes
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota and Minnesota, along with other parts of the U.S., have reported more extreme weather in recent years, including...
December 16, 2018 - 6:30am
Becker County kids partake in state study about exposure to chemicals
The Minnesota Department of Health is conducting a study on chemicals that may harm development in children, and volunteer families from Becker County are among those taking part. The Healthy Rural and Urban Kids Project measures preschoolers’ exposure to metals, air pollution,...
October 16, 2018 - 10:16am
October 15, 2018
Breaking down zebra mussels: DNR, PRWD collaborate on study of how invasive species will impact Detroit Lake ecosystem
Ever since zebra mussels were first discovered in Detroit Lake in 2016, area residents have been wondering what the ultimate impact of the infestation...
October 15, 2018 - 12:10pm