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Drug charges dismissed against woman
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Osage man charged with assault
Vice President Mike Pence's Fargo appearance announced
Finally, a new home: Construction begins soon on $6.5 million Boys & Girls Club building project
Thunderbirds outwork Owls for Section 6A title
Roth tied for third after opening round at Lady Thunderbird Invitational
Gymnasts' four-peat a new feat at DLHS
Breckenridge repeats in 8AA; hands No. 3 Perham its first loss of the season
Sauk Rapids-Rice knocks off two-time defending section champ Fergus Falls
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
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ag expert joins Rep. Peterson's committee staff
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
Catherine L. Slone
Harvey L. Lundstrom
Brian B. Eide
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Panfish bite should be good next few weeks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
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