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Thielen Shines At Vikings Mini-Camp

Detroit Lakes-native Adam Thielen put on quite a show during Vikings mini-camp last week. He had a magical fall while playing at Minnesota State Mankato. While the coach was on leave, the team rallied and ran the table in the conference before losing in the NCAA playoffs. “Most fun year I ever had. To be able to focus on just football and come together as a team and just really play our hearts out and give it all we got,” Thielen said.

06/23/2013

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New Minn. Section Opens Of North Country Trail

The Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge in northwestern Minnesota is celebrating the opening of a new section of the North Country National Scenic Trail. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service marked the occasion with a two-day celebration this past weekend that welcomed hikers to learn more about the trail through guided walks, lectures and photo sessions.

06/04/2013

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North Country Trail Stretches In Becker County

Trail enthusiasts are ready to celebrate the opening of a 21-mile section of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northwestern Minnesota.

05/28/2013

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North Country Trail Stretches In Becker Co.

Trail enthusiasts are ready to celebrate the opening of a 21-mile section of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northwestern Minnesota. A day of activities is planned for Saturday, including a variety of guided hikes, cake and a ribbon cutting.

05/28/2013

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History Theatre To Tour Greater Minn. With 2 Shows

The St. Paul-based History Theatre is taking its show on the road to greater Minnesota in June and July. The theater will bring its production of “Beyond the Rainbow: Garland at Carnegie Hall” to three theaters.

05/18/2013

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Police Say Woman Died Of Arrow Injuries

Police say the woman whose body was found in a Detroit Lakes apartment died of “arrow injuries to the chest.” The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office identified her as 69-year-old Geraldine Kading of rural Dent.

04/12/2013

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3 Roadways Re-Open In Western MN; But Travel Still Not Advised

Authorities said three roadways re-opened at 5 p.m. Monday after being closed due to a late winter storm.

03/18/2013

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Late Winter Storm Closes Highways In W. Minn.

Heavy snow and strong winds are creating hazardous travel conditions in west central Minnesota.

03/18/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Detroit Lakes – Part 2

Every Thursday and Friday til the end of February, we’re going to your favorite frozen lakes. On Friday, WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer continued their fun in Detroit Lakes, which is celebrating Polar Fest this weekend.

02/08/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Detroit Lakes

Every Thursday and Friday til the end of February, we’re going to your favorite frozen lakes.

02/07/2013

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MnDOT: Near White-Out Conditions In W. Central MN

Wind gusts and blowing snow in west central Minnesota has the Minnesota Department of Transportation urging drivers to slow down and use their headlights.

01/19/2013

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Miss Minnesota Prepares For Pageant In Vegas

Miss Minnesota Siri Freeh is a junior and nursing major at the University of Minnesota.

12/28/2012

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Prep Blog: Week 7, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s yet another big week in high school football across the state. It’s Week 7, which means the regular season is winding down and we’re getting ever so close to the playoffs.

10/11/2012

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WE Fest Celebrates 30th Anniversary In Minn.

WE Fest, one of the nation’s biggest country music festivals, celebrates its 30th anniversary this week near Detroit Lakes.

08/02/2012

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Ducks Deliver Mail To Nursing Home In Detroit Lakes

People living in a western Minnesota nursing home have an unusual system for getting their mail. The mailman often brings some helpers who waddle along behind him.

06/23/2012

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