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This rural, red southern county was a vaccine success story. Not anymore
par Brett Kelman / Kaiser Health News le 22/05/2022 à 3:00
A small county in Tennessee for much of the past year has reported the highest COVID-19 vaccination rate in Tennessee and one of the highest in the South. If only it were true. The rate in Meigs County was artificially inflated by a data error that distorted most of Tennessee’s county-level […]
'Flowerpot Poetry Walk' set for this summer in downtown Detroit Lakes
par Vicki Gerdes le 22/05/2022 à 12:00
Fresh off the success of Detroit Lakes' first-ever 'Polar-try Poetry Walk,' held during Polar Fest 2022, mother-daughter duo Mary Beth and Kendra Gilsdorf are planning a summer poetry walk — with poetry submissions to be printed and displayed in the colorful downtown flower pots, next to all […]
Marina Mabrey helps lift Wings over Lynx
par Field Level Media le 22/05/2022 à 3:17
All five Lynx starters scored in double figures, led by 14 points each from Jessica Shepard, Sylvia Fowles and Kayla McBride. Aerial Powers and Moriah Jefferson added 12 each for Minnesota.
Twins use small ball, make Royals pay for walks in win
par Betsy Helfand / St. Paul Pioneer Press le 22/05/2022 à 3:03
Pitcher Joe Ryan gave up one run in his 5 2/3 inning effort, and while he worked around traffic in all but two of his innings, he was able to limit the damage against him.
Mito Pereira leads by 3 shots entering final round at Southern Hills
par Field Level Media le 22/05/2022 à 1:52
Tiger Woods shot 9-over 79 and withdrew -- the first time Woods has withdrawn from a major as a professional
$20M higher education compromise awaits vote in Minnesota Senate
par Alex Derosier le 21/05/2022 à 11:53
In addition to spending, the higher education bill also includes a provision that would require all higher education institutions to include an affirmative consent standard as part of their sexual conduct policies.
U.S. Navy ceremony commands respect in Duluth
par Brady Slater le 21/05/2022 à 10:14
The commissioning of USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, the first ceremony like it in state history, packed the port with dignitaries, military service veterans.
Keith Ellison accepts endorsement for Minnesota Attorney General at DFL Convention in Rochester
par Abby Sharpe le 21/05/2022 à 9:09
Ellison received resounding support for his work over the last four years.
Steve Simon accepts DFL endorsement for Minnesota Secretary of State
par Abby Sharpe le 21/05/2022 à 9:05
Simon and his wife, Leia, both delivered emotional speeches following the endorsement.
Social Security tax elimination, tax cut included in Minnesota deal but no Walz checks
par Dana Ferguson le 21/05/2022 à 7:14
The compromise plan was announced Saturday, May 21, and could be the state's largest tax cut proposal in state history. Lawmakers would have to adopt it and the governor would have to sign it into law before the changes could take effect.
Escapee from northeast Minnesota jail in custody
par Forum News Service le 21/05/2022 à 4:20
Kris Richard Severin was taken into custody on Friday morning.
The best tools for combating anxiety in children are often within reach, experts say
par Paul John Scott le 21/05/2022 à 3:00
The key is to continually remind children and teens that they are cared for, and to help them get back into the structure and familiar activities that give them a feeling of accomplishment. That's the advice of two experts from Mayo Clinic.
Mom with dementia won’t accept help at home and fights going to memory care
le 21/05/2022 à 1:00
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says there are times when a decision has to be made on behalf of a family member.
North Shore mother-daughter duo update classic guide to Minnesota State Parks
par Jay Gabler le 21/05/2022 à 12:20
After writing four editions herself, Anne Arthur invited her daughter Signy Sherman to collaborate on the the latest.
Late spring wreaks havoc on spottail shiner run, to the detriment of minnow dealers and bait shops
par Brad Dokken le 21/05/2022 à 12:00
Complicating the shortage is a Minnesota DNR requirement that minnow dealers who trap spottail shiners in waters designated as infested with zebra mussels must remove their gear by Monday, May 23.
Detroit Lakes-Becker County Airport eyeing $1M improvements for parking lot and fueling system
par Michael Achterling le 21/05/2022 à 12:00
Members of the airport commission are seeking federal and state grants to assist with plans for a refurbished parking lot and fueling system replacement at the Detroit Lakes-Becker County Airport.
Lawns with dead spots, spraying newly seeded grass, and quackgrass in raspberries
par Don Kinzler le 21/05/2022 à 12:00
"Fielding Questions" columnist Don Kinzler also answers questions about spraying newly seeded grass and dealing with quackgrass in raspberries.
Walz accepts DFL endorsement for governor, warns what will happen if GOP wins in November
par Matthew Stolle le 21/05/2022 à 2:28
The call to defend abortion rights animates the DFL convention Friday night in Rochester.
Fallen Minnesota firefighter killed in severe storm remembered for always showing up when needed
par Jennifer Kotila le 21/05/2022 à 1:04
Friends and colleagues attending the funeral for Blomkest firefighter Ryan Leif Erickson remembered him as a man who always “showed up” where he was needed. Erickson's funeral was Friday in Willmar.
Man faces felony murder, manslaughter charges in north-central Minnesota stabbing
par Forum News Service le 21/05/2022 à 12:08
Investigators at the scene identified the area outside where the confrontation occurred, finding the bat, scuff marks, a pool of blood and a small lock blade knife.
'Free the growler' beer bill on its way to Minnesota governor's desk for signature
par Dana Ferguson le 20/05/2022 à 10:38
Both chambers of the Minnesota Legislature on Friday approved a plan to rewrite the state's liquor laws to boost the amount breweries can produce and still offer to-go sales from their taprooms.
Dokken: Fishing opener on Lake of the Woods might have been cold, but at least it was windy
par Brad Dokken le 20/05/2022 à 10:13
The action last Saturday was fair – no surprise, considering the weather – but it was good enough to keep things interesting.
Stressed out because there's too much to do? Get tips on how to calm the craziness through meditation
par Viv Williams le 20/05/2022 à 7:21
In today's world, stress is everywhere. Sometimes your to-do list becomes overwhelming. Meditation — even just 30 seconds a day— can help. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams talks with a meditation expert who explains how it works, gives a shout out to a study […]
All five Otter Tail County commissioners file for reelection; state and county candidate filing ends May 31
par News Staff le 20/05/2022 à 4:17
All five Otter Tail County Commissioners have filed for reelection with the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office and will be on the ballot this November.
Why did this Minnesota man kill his family in 1984 before setting his house on fire, killing himself?
par Mark Wasson le 20/05/2022 à 3:02
A seemingly happy family ended in tragedy after the father bludgeoned his wife to death, suffocated his 9-year- and 22-month-old children, lit his house on fire and then hanged himself 38 years ago.
How to defeat quackgrass and crabgrass in lawns and landscapes
par Don Kinzler le 20/05/2022 à 3:00
"Growing Together" columnist Don Kinzler says different strategies are required to deal with the weeds.
Chronic wasting disease doesn't affect humans. Experts say tracking, containment key to keeping it that way
par Alex Derosier le 20/05/2022 à 2:40
Humans have eaten venison from CWD-infected deer before and did not get the disease, but at a recent Minnesota legislative hearing on this year’s environment and natural resources bill, a leader in the state’s effort to trace CWD said the key to preventing a possible animal-human jump […]
Finding Faith: God's call is by design
par Devlyn Brooks le 20/05/2022 à 2:30
Five years ago, Inka Mathew felt a tug on her heart from God after she learned from a friend that Houston is a big hub for human trafficking. A freelance graphic designer, Mathew said God pulled on her heart to use her talents to help fight the slave trade, and the small business 139Made was born.
Grimsley faces three challengers for Becker County Board; candidate filing open until May 31
par News Staff le 20/05/2022 à 12:45
Grimsley filed for election on May 17, as did Steven D. Walz and Darin Halvorson. David Meyer filed May 18.
Bus rout: Olander edges out competition to buy county highway complex
par Nathan Bowe le 20/05/2022 à 12:10
“We’ve been squeezed for a good long while,” between the BNSF railroad tracks and the county highway site, owner Nathan Olander said. “Buses haven’t gotten smaller since 1961.”
Detroit Lakes Rotary Club fundraiser for Ukraine war relief nets $44,000
par Vicki Gerdes le 19/05/2022 à 10:41
This past March, the Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary Club spearheaded a community-wide fundraiser in support of Ukraine. Though the initial campaign was to raise $30,000 — including a pledged $15,000 match from an anonymous donor — the effort brought in a total of $44,000 by the time it was […]
'Free the Growler' plan picks up steam at the Minnesota Capitol, days before the legislative deadline
par Dana Ferguson le 19/05/2022 à 10:35
A conference committee on Thursday approved a compromise liquor bill and moved it forward.
State tournaments are for everybody: Adapted bowling sends four to state, Unified Club competes in Moorhead
par Jared Rubado le 19/05/2022 à 8:28
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started, the Detroit Lakes adapted bowling team had members compete in an in-person state tournament.
Happenings around the lakes area, May 22-June 1
par News Staff le 19/05/2022 à 7:25
All the upcoming events and gatherings in the Detroit Lakes area.
Becker County Court news: Lost thumb drive with child porn leads to 39-month prison term for trucker
par News Staff le 19/05/2022 à 6:22
According to court records, on Oct. 14, 2021 an employee of a Becker County trucking business came into the Becker County Sheriff’s Office with a flash drive that was discovered in one of the trucks owned by the business.
Girls golf: Lakers impress at Brainerd's The Classic Invitational
par Jared Rubado le 19/05/2022 à 5:08
Results from Detroit Lakes girls golf at Brainerd.
Baseball: Detroit Lakes bounces back from first Section 8-3A loss with win at Thief River Falls
par Jared Rubado le 19/05/2022 à 3:25
Recap of Detroit Lakes baseball at Thief River Falls and at home against Sauk Rapids.
Learn the latest on aquatic invasives: State experts to hold free seminar in Detroit Lakes
par Vicki Gerdes le 19/05/2022 à 12:00
Experts from the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center at the University of Minnesota are coming to Detroit Lakes on Thursday, June 9 for an all-day seminar to update local residents on the latest AIS research. The event, which will be held inside the M State conference center, is free […]
Softball: Park Rapids pounds out 22 hits in sweep over Detroit Lakes
par Vance Carlson le 19/05/2022 à 2:37
The Panthers follow a 14-4 win with an 11-5 victory in a Mid-State Conference doubleheader.
Track and field: Detroit Lakes girls cruise to Mid-State Conference title, Laker boys take fourth
par Jared Rubado le 19/05/2022 à 1:28
Results from Detroit Lakes track and field at the Mid-State Conference championships
‘Small town girl for the win:' Onamia educator is Minnesota Teacher of the Year
par Theresa Bourke le 18/05/2022 à 2:26
Sarah Lancaster hopes to use her newfound platform to advocate for more mental health services in schools and the important of teachers of color.
Colorful Tossed Salad with Parsley Dijon Vinaigrette is a quick and easy lunch for busy spring days
par Sarah Nasello le 18/05/2022 à 12:15
In this week's "Home with the Lost Italian" column, Sarah Nasello shares a tossed salad recipe with ingredients that will hold up well for several days in the refrigerator.
READ ALL ABOUT IT! The Detroit Lakes Tribune celebrates 150 years
par Vicki Gerdes le 18/05/2022 à 12:00
The newspaper is the longest continuously-running business in Detroit Lakes, dating back to May 18, 1872, when the first edition of The Record was published. Read on to learn more about the paper's long history: How it got its start, who's been instrumental in its success, and what's changed […]
From 'Where's the beef? to 'Let's get Mikey,' what are your favorite old TV commercials?
par Tracy Briggs le 18/05/2022 à 11:00
When you only have 3 or 4 stations, you tend to hear the same commercials over and over again, and boy do we remember them. "Back Then" columnist Tracy Briggs wants to know your favorites.
Students in Minnesota State system likely face 3.5% tuition increase
par Josh Verges / St. Paul Pioneer Press le 18/05/2022 à 12:15
The cost of student housing and meal plans will go up by more than usual next year — 3.7% on average, or $344.
Minnesota woman tries to flee police, drives into wet concrete
par Erich Fisher le 17/05/2022 à 7:17
A worker witnessed the woman drive through a barricade into the concrete on Seventh Street Northeast in Rochester.
Preschool moves from the classroom to the forest
par Dan Kraker / MPR News le 17/05/2022 à 6:12
Duluth is a hotbed of a growing national trend focused on moving preschool classrooms outdoors.
Kidnapper’s trail of evidence paints horrific picture in South Dakota missing woman case
par Trisha Taurinskas le 17/05/2022 à 3:05
A key piece of evidence in this case stemmed from the discovery of Pamela Dunn's engagement ring.
Peterson joins staff at Sanford Health in Detroit Lakes
par News Staff le 17/05/2022 à 2:59
Sanford Health in Detroit Lakes recently added a new staff member. Becky Peterson specializes in obstetrics and gynecology, including birth control, gynecology, hormone therapy, pregnancy care and women’s health.
Crime and fire report: May 12 - May 15
par News Staff le 16/05/2022 à 6:31
Two water rescues were needed on Sunday, downed power lines from severe weather caused multiple fires, and multiple camper burglaries were reported in Detroit Lakes.