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September 22, 2018
The current home of the Detroit Lakes Police Department, located on Holmes Street, has about a third of the 17,800 square feet of space needed for a department of its size, according to a facility assessment and space needs study commissioned by the City Council. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
A closer look at DL's new police department plan
September 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
September 20, 2018
Keith Ellison's ex-girlfriend shares medical record alleging abuse
September 20, 2018 - 9:03pm
Dana Ferguson
Experienced watchdog journalist hired to cover Minnesota government for Forum News Service
September 20, 2018 - 8:12am
September 19, 2018
Donald Trump Jr., left, arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington on Monday, April 2, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump son plans fundraising visit to Minnesota next week
September 19, 2018 - 8:50pm
September 18, 2018
MnDOT reminds residents where political signs aren’t allowed
September 18, 2018 - 9:25pm
September 12, 2018
DL council proposes $5.5 million levy, $23 million budget to be finalized in December
September 12, 2018 - 10:53am
September 10, 2018
Veterans follow the instruction of Kristi Steidl  during a Tai Chi class at the VA Medical Center in north Fargo on Sept. 5, 2018. David Samson / Forum News Service
Healing invisible wounds: Fargo's VA offers holistic care for veterans
September 10, 2018 - 7:57am
September 7, 2018
The new Minnesota REAL ID will look like this. It's similar to the current licenses with the exception of the gold star in the upper right hand corner.  Courtesy of the  Minnesota Department of Public Safety
New IDs will be ready next month, but Minnesotans have two years to switch
September 7, 2018 - 8:52am
Capitol Chatter: Rural guy in big cities for a reason
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
September 5, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates Democrat Tim Walz, left, and Republican Jeff Johnson debate Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Minnesota State Fair. The event was organized by Minnesota Public Radio. Dave Orrick / St. Paul Pioneer Press
DL native Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz talk differences in race for governor
September 5, 2018 - 10:13am
September 2, 2018
Keith Ellison answers questions from the press after he kicks off a grass-roots door-knocking event at North Commons Park in Minneapolis, Friday, Aug. 17.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota Republicans trying to make just about every race about Keith Ellison
September 2, 2018 - 7:02pm
August 29, 2018
President Donald Trump enters Scheels Arena in Fargo on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.David Samson / Forum News Service
Trump to return to Fargo next week for fundraiser
August 29, 2018 - 5:14pm
August 27, 2018
Governor Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of Sen. John McCain
August 27, 2018 - 3:56pm
August 23, 2018
Minnesota minimum wage to rise on Jan. 1
August 23, 2018 - 10:58am
August 22, 2018
President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, June 27, 2018. Trump was en route to a campaign event in North Dakota, where Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) is hoping to unseat the incumbent Democratic senator, Heidi Heitkamp. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Washington Post reports Trump heading back to North Dakota
August 22, 2018 - 8:35am