Devils Lake is getting an opportunity to enjoy music and culture from halfway around the world. The band "tarim" has been in Devils Lake all week, coming all the way from Western China.
People in Devils Lake might have noticed a familiar spring stench in the air. The Devils Lake Lemna wastewater treatment plant is thawing, releasing a smell some liken to a sewer.
Students from Devils Lake high school spent the day filling up an entire school bus with food for the needy. The high school student council traveled to all Devils Lake public schools collecting food for the bus.
The Lake Region is preparing in case ugly weather rears its head during this summer.
Flood waters are starting to make an impact in the lake region. As feared, the spring runoff has washed over some rural roads, leaving them damaged and impassable.
The President of Lake Region State College is lobbying the state legislature to approve the first facility upgrades at the college in more than 35 years. The college is trying to secure 5.9 million dollars to update and expand the Earlandson Technical Center, which hasn't been updated since 1978.
With the temperatures warming up, you would assume people are gearing up for summer recreation. But that's not the case in Devils Lake, where this weekend will still provide excellent ice fishing conditions.
The second stage of the railroad raise in Ramsey County is slated to begin in less than a month, but the lake rise could potentially throw a kink in the plans.
The Devils Lake Kiwanis Club is serving hundreds of meals today to raise money for service projects in the city.
The effects of flooding could be felt in the Lake Region as soon as this weekend when temperatures are expected to reach into the 60s. That warm weather will hasten the spring melt, leaving rural roads vulnerable.
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