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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
December 4, 2013
Downtown Crossing gets OK to construct building bump-out
Some physical changes to Downtown Crossing will be happening soon, with a new tenant opening shop next year. The Detroit Lakes Development Authority approved DLM Properties’ request to bump out a portion of the middle building that once housed Maid Rite. Though developer/owner...
December 4, 2013 - 12:00pm
December 2, 2013
Development in Hawley heats up: Minnesota town sees boom in commercial building
HAWLEY, Minn. - For decades, city leaders here have taken an “if you build it, they will come” approach to attracting businesses. Infrastructure...
December 2, 2013 - 8:24am
November 19, 2013
Xcel Energy contacting customers about errors on electric bills
MINNEAPOLIS - Xcel Energy is notifying about 16,000 customers in Minnesota and South Dakota that some information about their accounts inadvertently was printed on another customer’s bill. The company is also changing the affected residential customers’ account numbers and...
November 19, 2013 - 4:20pm
November 15, 2013
Red Wing Pottery, third-generation family business, up for sale
RED WING, Minn. – A few weeks ago, Red Wing Pottery owner and manager Scott Gillmer announced he intends to sell the family business by year’s end or cease operations. Gillmer said he soon received some inquiries about purchasing Red Wing Pottery. After some recent play from...
November 15, 2013 - 10:30am
U.S. Postal Service ends fiscal year with smaller loss of $5 billion
By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) said on Friday its 2013 fiscal-year loss narrowed to $5 billion...
November 15, 2013 - 9:44am
November 6, 2013
Park Rapids gunsmith steps up to meet demand
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Roy Holland isn’t sure his midlife career switch was a calling or response to a growing and unfilled need. In either...
November 6, 2013 - 8:26am
October 24, 2013
Obama administration says closing tax loopholes 'crucial'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday said it was "crucial" to close wasteful loopholes in the U.S. tax code so the government...
October 24, 2013 - 9:30am
October 20, 2013
Tobacco sales down in Minnesota, up in North Dakota
In the months since Minnesota raised taxes on tobacco products, more cigarettes were sold to retailers in North Dakota. And at the same time, it’s too early to tell whether the tax hike has reduced the number of smokers, one of its intended effects. According to data from...
October 20, 2013 - 6:00pm
October 11, 2013
$725M in hunter spending fuels MN economy
When thousands of pheasant hunters wade into cattails and grasslands for the Minnesota pheasant opener that begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, they will be contributing to the economic health of the state’s economy. More than a half-million Minnesotans and nonresidents hunt...
October 11, 2013 - 2:13pm
October 7, 2013
Environmental board prepares Minnesota silica advisory team
RED WING, Minn. -- The state’s Silica Sand Technical Assistance Team is just about ready to begin advising local governments on mining and related impacts. The Minnesota Environmental Quality Board is scheduled to vote on formally establishing the team at a meeting Oct. 16 in...
October 7, 2013 - 8:47am
October 2, 2013
Help for home buyers
Some of the biggest employers in the area are teaming up with Becker County and area city governments to help workers buy a home. The idea behind the employer-assisted housing program is to provide an employee $5,000 or more in down payment assistance by tapping into the Greater...
October 2, 2013 - 12:39pm
Defense rests in Duluth synthetic drug case
MINNEAPOLIS - Jurors in the trial of a Duluth business owner accused of misbranding and selling synthetic drugs have now heard all of the evidence they will consider, but they will have to wait awhile to begin deliberations. The defense rested its case Tuesday morning without any...
October 2, 2013 - 8:32am
September 20, 2013
Minnesota gains 1,200 jobs in August
ST. PAUL – Minnesota regained 1,200 jobs in August, pushing the state past the high mark it reached before the recession. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday that the state has more jobs than in February 2008, the record level before...
September 20, 2013 - 9:45am
September 4, 2013
Historic cabin, antique store on Nevis’ Belle Taine closing
The rustic log cabin on the south shore of Belle Taine near Nevis has seen more than a century of entrepreneurial commerce. But that’s about...
September 4, 2013 - 11:22am
September 1, 2013
Company breathes new life into Fergus Falls' Kirkbride building
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The newly formed Historic Kirkbride LLC is expected to bring new life to the former Regional Treatment Center here, along...
September 1, 2013 - 9:23pm