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Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Little Pine Lake home windows shot out
Vehicle rolls near Verndale, injuring one
Late rally comes up short for Yellowjacket girls
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
WR: Yellowjackets capture third straight Section 8AA Crown
WR: Yellowjacket wrestlers cruise into 8AA Championship
WR: Yellowjackets open 8AA with win over Sauk Centre/Melrose
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
August 28, 2013
DNR pilot looks for lakeshore violations, illegal activity
Area lakeshore owners who occasionally borrow their neighbor’s weed roller to clear out the aquatic vegetation in the water around their dock...
August 28, 2013 - 2:33pm
July 26, 2013
More businesses now fall under AIS training requirement
Businesses that decontaminate, rent or lease boats or other water-related equipment will now be required to attend aquatic invasive species (AIS) training and acquire a permit under a state law change that took effect July 1, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Before...
July 26, 2013 - 9:52am
July 10, 2013
Minnesota's wolf population down nearly 25 percent
DULUTH -- A survey across Minnesota's northern forest last winter showed the state has about 2,211 wolves, down about 700 from the most recent...
July 10, 2013 - 10:38am
June 26, 2013
Crookston moose relocated
The Crookston Police Department and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources tranquilized the moose that had been occasionally entering...
June 26, 2013 - 10:28am
June 10, 2013
DNR urges patience before cutting trees
Logging is underway following the May 14 fire that burned 7,100 acres in Hubbard, Wadena and Becker counties, area DNR Forestry supervisor Mark...
June 10, 2013 - 2:31pm
June 6, 2013
Bear shot by game warden near McGregor after attack on woman
A 72-year-old McGregor woman was bitten and clawed by a sow bear before the animal and her three yearlings left the woman’s property Monday night. The woman received “non-life-threatening” injuries and the bear later was killed when it charged at a state conservation officer,...
June 6, 2013 - 10:50am
May 22, 2013
Minnesota DNR lifts burn bans in 32 counties
Prompted by recent rains, the Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday lifted burning restrictions in all or parts of 32 Minnesota counties, including Becker, Hubbard, Otter Tail, Todd and Wadena. The DNR also lifted burning restrictions in Aitkin, Anoka, Benton, Carlton, Cass,...
May 22, 2013 - 9:29am
Rain helps contain 7,100-acre grass fire in Park Rapids area
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – A 7,100-acre grass fire that consumed 64 buildings last week is contained. Weekend rains helped departments get the fire under control. “We got rain, and that’s excellent,” Jeff Edmonds, spokesman for the state Department of Natural Resources, said...
May 22, 2013 - 9:04am
May 13, 2013
Burning bans in effect
Statewide fire conditions have led the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to place burning restrictions in the following counties: Aitkin, Anoka, Becker, Beltrami, Benton, Carlton, Chisago, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Dakota, Douglas, Hennepin, Hubbard, Isanti, Itasca, Kanabec,...
May 13, 2013 - 2:18pm
May 9, 2013
Groundwater levels a rising concern in Minnesota
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part story examining Perham’s water. This article focuses on groundwater levels, while the first part, published in last week’s Focus, looked at nitrate levels in the drinking water. Groundwater has been making waves in Minnesota...
May 9, 2013 - 3:51pm
April 18, 2013
Walk for Glendalough is this Saturday
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, along with the Glendalough Park Partners, will host the 17th annual “Walk for Glendalough” at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at the trail center at Glendalough State Park in Battle Lake. There is no fee to enter the park on this day,...
April 18, 2013 - 1:12pm
March 28, 2013
Shoreland ordinance changes coming
Otter Tail County Commissioners are planning to make changes to the Shoreland Management Ordinance. Possible changes discussed at recent meetings include guidelines for shoreline alterations, criteria for conditional use permits, grade/fill permits, retaining walls and other related...
March 28, 2013 - 2:45pm
February 8, 2013
DNR eagle cam hooked up and ready for hatch
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has launched an "eagle cam," a live online video feed of a pair of nesting American bald eagles...
February 8, 2013 - 10:27am
May 2, 2012
Pine lakes slot regulations set to expire next year
The opener, the break, the bite, the class, the limit - the colloquial adages of angling. In 2003, that local lake lexicon added another: The slot. The slot, in this instance, is a Minnesota DNR experimental, 10-year regulation on Big and Little Pine lakes which mandates all caught...
May 2, 2012 - 2:18pm