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DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
'Our little missing link': DL parents talk growing their families through foster-to-adopt option
Home sweet...Holmes?: Country crooner John Berry returning to Detroit Lakes for Dec. 2 Christmas concert
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Laker hockey team building on experience from last year
Hibbert enters 18th pro Snocross season determined to reclaim national title
Vikings hold off Lions to win seventh straight game
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Pazdernik rebound leader in loss to Dragons
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Willing and able: Adults with disabilities find pride, friendship through job partnerships in Perham
Gas prices down 4.2 cents last week
MnDOT honored with National Roadway Safety Award
Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Detroit Lakes
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Maynard A. Hanson
Charles Andersen Petersen
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
We're thankful for you, dear reader
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
May 5, 2010
Pawlenty wants cuts in health, local aid
ST. PAUL - Gov.
May 5, 2010 - 8:50am
September 25, 2009
DEED invests $1.5 million in stimulus funds on internships for people with disabilities
As of Sept. 1, about $1.5 million has been available to finance as many as 169 paid internships for Minnesotans who have significant disabilities. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED) Vocational Rehabilitation Services will pay for the internships...
September 25, 2009 - 4:16pm
July 1, 2009
SJE-Rhombus wins health cost battle
Health care is costing employers and employees alike more and more each year. Recognizing the steps companies are taking to manage skyrocketing...
July 1, 2009 - 10:38am
May 27, 2009
Veterans health care gets boost from federal budget
When U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad visited his uncle in Fargo's VA Medical Center 43 years ago, the ward lacked air conditioning, and temperatures climbed to 100 degrees. During a Tuesday meeting with local veterans service officials at the medical center, Conrad noted that changes have...
May 27, 2009 - 3:32pm
April 24, 2009
State education funding plans similar, but different
ST. PAUL - Minnesota education funding plans by the House, Senate and Gov. Tim Pawlenty are similar in many ways, but the amount they spend - and how they plug a deficit - differ. A bill the House passed 85-48 Thursday night would spend $13.7 billion on public education for the next...
April 24, 2009 - 4:13pm
Legislature begins its main job: balancing budget
ST. PAUL - Legislators arrived at the Minnesota Capitol in early January with five months to fix a multi-billion-dollar budget deficit. Now, lawmakers are staring at the same massive budget problem and a deadline just three weeks out.
April 24, 2009 - 4:09pm
Vets gain, farmers cut in House budget bill
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House would give veterans programs more money, but delay or eliminate some agriculture spending. But for some representatives, neither got enough money in a Wednesday 83-49 mostly party-line vote, with Democrats in favor and Republicans opposed. "We are...
April 24, 2009 - 2:42pm
April 8, 2009
Minnesota Senate okays education cuts
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators voted to chop public school budgets $273 per pupil Tuesday while opting to expand a program that pays teachers based on performance instead of seniority. Those on the winning side of the 37-29 vote were not happy to be cutting schools, but said a budget...
April 8, 2009 - 9:05am
April 1, 2009
Senate proposes 3.2 percent education cut
ST. PAUL - The governor would increase public school education funding 2.2 percent. But Minnesota House leaders propose keeping education for the next two years at about the same level as in the budget that ends on June 30. And on Wednesday, Senate Democrats proposed cutting education...
April 1, 2009 - 4:28pm
March 24, 2009
Moorhead schools to cut 37.5 positions
MOORHEAD - The Moorhead School Board decided unanimously Monday to cut 37.5 full-time-equivalent licensed positions. The cuts were recommended by Superintendent Lynne Kovash. "It's very difficult," Kovash said. "This isn't anything any one of them (board members) wants to do or...
March 24, 2009 - 9:04am
March 21, 2009
Minnesota budget outlines emerge
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators are nearly 11 weeks into their 2009 session, but only now are getting a look at outlines of their main task...
March 21, 2009 - 3:02pm
March 18, 2009
Economy worse, but Pawlenty ups spending
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty's newest budget plan, released Tuesday, increases education, courts and other spending, despite a worsening economy. And...
March 18, 2009 - 9:58am
March 17, 2009
Legislature briefs: Langseth says bonding bill needed quickly
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota House has about two weeks to complete its public works bill if the maximum number of jobs will be created, according...
March 17, 2009 - 5:56pm
March 10, 2009
Bill looks to cut local mandates
ST. PAUL - The recession means local governments have less money available to spend, but some Minnesota lawmakers say reducing things the state...
March 10, 2009 - 10:40am
March 5, 2009
Area legislators: Cuts alone won't solve state deficit
PARK RAPIDS - State legislators representing Park Rapids and rural Becker County answered questions about the state's financial situation Saturday...
March 5, 2009 - 9:04am