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'A tradition of excellence': Detroit Lakes newspaper's history goes back...way back
Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high
Picturesque Cooking: Summer class at DL's Boys & Girls Club teaches gardening, cooking – and photography
Minn. 9-year-old helped his sister escape rollover before his death
‘American Idol’ to hold auditions in Dakotas in early September
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PREVIEW: Injuries hampering preseason workouts of Waubun Bombers
Frazee to forfeit football season because of low roster numbers
Thielen celebrates 27th birthday Tuesday
PREVIEW: Laker football opponents in for DL’s culture shock
Area teams fall at state Class C baseball tournament
Mental health matters: How to stay emotionally healthy this school year
Guide to lakes country camping
The light of an eclipse: An essay on the experience
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
friends & neighbors
Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Autumn nuptials are latest wedding trend
Boats & Bars & so much more
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Mason J. Smith
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Frederick A. Coughlin
Marlene Rae Andring
Gary L Braasch
How dark will it get during total eclipse?
Vaping is not any "cooler" than smoking
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
Here's how to get kids to love going fishing
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
pine to palm
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
May 20, 2014
Local corn, soybean farmers donate books
Some local farmers are doing their part to help promote agriculture education in their local schools. The Becker/Mahnomen Corn and Soybean...
May 20, 2014 - 11:30am
April 25, 2014
True ag advocates: Zurns are Valley Farmer, Homemaker for 2014
If you’re looking for people who are willing to serve as cheerleaders for all things agriculture, they don’t come much more passionate than...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
April 25, 2014 - 8:00am
April 23, 2014
MN farm featured in film: ‘Farmland’ spreads message of six area farmers
Ryan Veldhuizen isn’t hinting exactly what his message will be in his role in the documentary movie “Farmland,” which will be released...
April 23, 2014 - 9:55am
April 17, 2014
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that eligible farmers and ranchers can now sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill. “We implemented these programs in record time and kept our commitment to begin...
April 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
April 11, 2014
Organic farm feedback
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is asking organic farmers about a range of topics from planting to promoting. Minnesota’s 700 certified organic farmers were mailed the Survey of Minnesota Organic Farms in mid-March. The survey asks them to share their experiences...
April 11, 2014 - 6:00am
March 30, 2014
Farm income takes a big hit
Net farm income plummeted in Minnesota last year, after banner profits in 2012. A steep fall in corn prices was largely to blame, according...
March 30, 2014 - 11:00am
March 21, 2014
Applicants sought for MCGA ‘Agvocate’
Applications are currently being accepted to become an “Agvocate” through the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA). Agvocates will receive a $3,000 scholarship to be used for qualified education expenses, and will develop leadership skills while receiving first-hand experience...
March 21, 2014 - 7:00am
March 13, 2014
Farmers encouraged to get crop insurance
State Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson and Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman are encouraging Minnesota farmers to consider purchasing crop insurance ahead of this year’s growing season. The standard deadline for purchasing crop insurance is right around the corner. Farmers...
March 13, 2014 - 5:00pm
March 2, 2014
Farmers in crisis get help haying
Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting and harvesting assistance free of charge to farm families who have experienced a major injury, illness or natural disaster, is now adding haying assistance for farmers and ranchers throughout Farm Rescue’s coverage area...
March 2, 2014 - 9:00am
February 5, 2014
Farm Bill clears way for hemp crops in N.D.
The new five-year, $480 billion Farm Bill passed by the Senate Tuesday includes a tiny provision authorizing North Dakota and a few other states to grow research plots of cannabis as a farm crop. No, it’s not pot, but the version of the same cannabis species used for marijuana...
February 5, 2014 - 11:17am
Farmers, farm groups pleased with Senate approval of long-delayed farm bill
U.S. farmers and farm group leaders aren’t entirely happy with the next farm bill, but they’re pleased to be on the verge of having one. “Finally. This has been in the works for so long,” said Bruce Schmoll, a Claremount, Minn., farmer. He’s active in the state Soybean...
February 5, 2014 - 8:12am
February 4, 2014
Senate passes farm bill, sends it to Obama for expected signature
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval on Tuesday to a nearly $1 trillion farm bill that trims food stamps for the poor, expands federal crop insurance and ends direct payments to farmers, and sent it to President Barack Obama for his expected signature. The...
February 4, 2014 - 3:14pm
February 2, 2014
Peterson talks ‘Farm bill hell’ and re-election
Being a vital cog in passing a major U.S. House bill generally is an exhilarating experience. But for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, passing the farm bill may have been less excitement and more relief. “Today, after nearly four years of work, the House is finally considering the...
February 2, 2014 - 10:00am
January 29, 2014
U.S. House passes long-overdue farm bill
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a nearly $1 trillion farm bill on Wednesday that cuts food stamps and ends a direct subsidy to farmers, while expanding government-backed crop insurance programs. The measure passed easily by 251 votes to 166. The bill is more...
January 29, 2014 - 10:19am
January 28, 2014
Congressional negotiators reach deal on farm bill; House could vote Wednesday
WASHINGTON - Congressional negotiators agreed to a farm bill on Monday that they think finally will pass the House and Senate. It is a compromise package that pleases neither side, with food stamp cuts and farm subsidies continuing. “Compromise is rare in Washington these...
January 28, 2014 - 8:59am