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Big federal grant paves way for airport project
Becker County takes step to help develop regional park near Frazee
WATCH: Jake Patterson sentencing for Closs kidnapping, murders
Stretch of Willow Street in DL will close Tuesday for reconstruction
Vergas man helps rescue pinned semi driver after rollover in ND
East Ridge wrestling parents back Everson amidst contract non-renewal
Laker girls finish regular season with win at Park Rapids
Seebold and Hanninen place fourth at sections
Laker softball scores late to advance to third round
Twins smack 8 HRs in rout of Angels
Area students continue to excel academically
Richwood Lutheran honors Erickson for 45 years as church organist
Area students graduate from MN colleges
It's graduation time at area colleges
Extension recognizes Audubon couple as 2019 'emerging leaders'
friends & neighbors
South Dakota cattle scheme
40 years and counting: BTD celebrates 40 years in business this month
Markuson-Baer Insurance acquires Community Development Insurance Services, LLC
Farmers under pressure
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
What's happening in lakes area entertainment this weekend
Theater, magic and art camps set for this summer at Holmes
A little art, a little music, and a lot of fun: Holmes Art Cellar hosts its first Open Mic Night
Take a look: Red Bridge Park Sculpture Walk will change soon
'Walk for Hope & Peace' exhibition opens at Nemeth
Wayne & Gail Quittschreiber
George Richard Manke
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Elaine L. Kertscher
James Dennis "Jim" Conklin
Gerald (Gene) Eugene Miller
Troy Lee Bruce
Guest editorial: Strides and divides in this part of MN
Letter: Bird festival was a wonderful experience
Letter: Strand's attorney says DL police chief must go
Letter: Confederate flag is nothing to brag about
Opinion: Klobuchar bill takes aim at senior fraud
Minnesotans love their ruby-throated hummingbird
Glamping app offers quirky, quaint camping: Hipcamp.com encourages landowners to open space for camping
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener
This Saturday, about 500,000 anglers will visit Minnesota waters to catch a fish. Here's a closer look.
Anglers can find nutritious, plentiful sunfish in all areas of the state
Vergas man helps rescue pinned semi driver after rollover in ND
Riding on faith: Emily Mingo opens nonprofit, faith-based youth ranch in Vergas
Turning a corner in Frazee: CornerStone community and youth center now in development
'Race For Survivors' at Holbrook Farms: Eagle Scout plans 5K to benefit the families of fallen service members
'A really cool situation': College student Laker alums create scholarships for new grads
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 - nature
May 17, 2019
Missing red panda found in tree near Fargo zoo
FARGO — A red panda discovered missing from the Red River Zoo Thursday morning, May 16, was safely returned his indoor holding space early...
May 17, 2019 - 10:37am
May 11, 2019
Tamarac's proposed changes to hunting rules to be focus of May 14 open house
Hunting and fishing on national wildlife refuges is a tradition that dates back to the early 1900s. Today, more than 370 refuges are open to...
May 11, 2019 - 9:42pm
May 9, 2019
Get ready: Fishing opener is Saturday
Fishing opener is almost here, and anglers have been getting their boats ready, buying fishing licenses and getting ready to go after walleye,...
May 9, 2019 - 10:54am
May 6, 2019
DNR crews working hard to have boat ramps and docks ready by fishing opener
Crews with the Department of Natural Resources are confident they will have the majority of DNR public water accesses ready in time for the Saturday fishing opener. "DNR crews statewide are making good progress preparing public water accesses for the upcoming fishing season," said...
May 6, 2019 - 3:50pm
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