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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
April 9, 2018
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Kristen Ketter has recently joined Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union as Detroit Lakes branch manager. She will be working with Becca Robbins,...
April 9, 2018 - 10:34am
April 8, 2018
MN job vacancies up 16 percent
Minnesota employers reported nearly 114,000 job vacancies in the fourth quarter of 2017, up 16 percent from the same period one year earlier, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. DEED's biannual Job Vacancy Survey...
April 8, 2018 - 8:59pm
Steve Stoa honored by Novus Auto Glass
Steve Stoa, owner of Novus Auto Glass in Detroit Lakes, was honored recently for 20 years of ownership and service of the local franchise at...
April 8, 2018 - 8:55pm
February 15, 2018
Economic Development Summit scheduled for Friday, March 3
Another year, another dollar, another Economic Development Summit hosted by the Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce at M State in Detroit Lakes. "The idea is to look at the economic impacts for the area," said Chamber of Commerce President Carrie Johnston, adding that they look at both...
February 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 11, 2018
Unemployment reaches historic low; business survival rate tops in nation
In November, the Minnesota unemployment rate fell to 3.1 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.1 percent. The state lost 4,000 jobs in November. Over the past year, Minnesota gained 34,566 jobs, an increase of 1.2 percent, while U.S. jobs grew 1.4 percent.
January 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
January 10, 2018
A little help up: Vocational Rehabilitation Services in Detroit Lakes now offering services full time
Vocational Rehabilitation Services in Detroit Lakes has recently gone from a part-time service to full-time, offering that much more assistance...
January 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
January 4, 2018
New year, new minimum-wage rate as of Jan. 1, 2018
Minnesota's minimum-wage rates have adjusted for inflation as of Jan. 1, 2018, to $9.65 an hour for large employers and $7.87 an hour for other state minimum wages. An estimated 250,000 hourly workers in Minnesota will earn less than $9.65 an hour. "In 2014, I worked with the DFL...
January 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 28, 2017
Minnesota workplace injury rate stays at all-time low level
Minnesota's estimated workplace injury and illness rate for 2016 is at its lowest rate since the measurement started in 1973. According to the annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, the state had an estimated 3.4 OSHA-recordable nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses...
December 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
December 25, 2017
MN unemployment rate lowest since July 2000
Minnesota's unemployment rate fell to 3.1 percent in November, the lowest it has been since 2000. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced that while employers eliminated 4,000 jobs this past month, the state's seasonally-adjusted jobless rate fell...
December 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 7, 2017
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Becker County's unemployment rate seems to be on a downward trend, sitting at 2.4 percent, the lowest it's been, according to DEED and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics compiled data, which dates back to 1990. The statistics show the county's unemployment rate has been dropping...
December 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 30, 2017
Your legal rights: pension advance schemes
Some companies attempt to convince people to hand over some of their monthly pension payments in exchange for a short-term loan. Exchanging future...
November 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 25, 2017
Packing plant offers temporary homes to new employees
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Businesses in communities short of housing commonly donate money to build apartments, or help employees buy homes, but a central Minnesota meatpacker bought an entire apartment building to shelter some of its new employees. Long Prairie Packing, part of the...
November 25, 2017 - 11:00am