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MN Commerce Department warns Minnesotans about unclaimed property scams
Frazee native walks away unscathed after vehicle slides off highway into Devils Lake
Major Highway 10-Highway 59 intersection work begins today
Showcasing student art: DLHS hosts end-of-semester art show
Student in BHS yearbook: 'It is not what I said'
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DL softball bombards Spuds in sweep
Lakers third at East-West Classic
DL bowlers compete at state tournament
Smith sinks sixth career hole-in-one
DL boys sixth, Hornet girls seventh at state True Team
Perlmutter presents research at Carthage College
Column: Orange is the new blessing
The Lost Italian: Celebrating Norwegian culture with Fruktsuppe
A reluctant missionary: Local family felt called by God
Beach reads 2017: Here's a look at what's coming to a bookstore near you this summer
Friends & Neighbors
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
MN gas prices up (almost) one cent
Detroit Lakes photographer earns master of photography
A different view: Sanford eye center remodels, adds optometrist
Nereson Chevrolet Cadillac has new sales and leasing consultant
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
It's time to 'Leather Up for Lupus': DL Eagles Club to host 2nd annual charity ride this Saturday
Chris Young concert to kick off holiday weekend at Shooting Star
Lakes Area Farmer's Market opens Saturday: Peoples Park venue to offer variety of produce, slightly shortened hours
James O. Erickson
Clarice Lucille Ernst
Duane J. Husby
Jeanetta Lee "Poncho" Jones
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
Hummel column: Graduation message for the 'first half' of the class
Guest Editorial: Positive changes for school lunches
Minnesota doctors say Republican health plan is a bad deal for patients and a bad deal for Minnesota
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
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
May 18, 2017
Is child care, child protection getting lost in political dust?
Saying it was "reckless and foolish" to cut $505 million in projected spending, Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the health and human services budget...
May 18, 2017 - 9:00am
May 1, 2017
WCI offers forgivable loans for child care providers
FERGUS FALLS, MINN — A $50,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Employment (DEED) has made it possible for West Central Initiative (WCI) to offer forgivable loans for home- and center-based child care providers for a second year. In 2016, WCI piloted...
May 1, 2017 - 10:42am
March 3, 2017
Child care providers blame over-regulation for Minnesota shortage
ST. PAUL—A bobby pin left on a bathroom counter might go unnoticed in most homes, but the tiny object sparked a larger discussion about...
March 3, 2017 - 11:08am
April 1, 2016
MN parents can help solve worker shortage
Unfortunately, child care is not thriving in too much of Greater Minnesota. With the fourth-highest cost in the nation for infants and 4-year-olds, according to a recent survey, high-quality care in Minnesota is unaffordable for too many working families. A state-federal subsidy program...
April 1, 2016 - 5:20am
March 22, 2016
Minnesota lawmakers look to retain child care providers
ST. PAUL – More than 3,000 Minnesota child care providers have stopped providing the service in the past decade, and a bipartisan legislative...
March 22, 2016 - 8:28am
April 5, 2015
Simplifying the hunt for child care
Parents searching for childcare in Becker County know all too well how daunting the task can be, but that’s about to change. Becker County Human Services has just launched a new initiative that will essentially pair up parents in need of childcare with licensed childcare providers...
April 5, 2015 - 5:50am
February 3, 2015
$13.5 million verdict returned in Mille Lacs day care lawsuit
MINNEAPOLIS - A Hennepin County jury late last week eturned a verdict of over $13.5 million in the case of a 3-year-old boy who was physically and sexually assaulted at a New Horizons day care center at Grand Casino Mille Lacs in 2008. Twin Cities-based TSR Injury Law, which represented...
February 3, 2015 - 4:09pm
December 18, 2014
Child care, home health scam bilks state of $4M, prosecutor says
ST. PAUL -- Four people were charged Tuesday in what Ramsey County authorities called a “massive” multimillion-dollar public benefits fraud scheme. The four were accused of falsifying records to obtain public assistance through a home health care business and three child care...
December 18, 2014 - 7:59am
January 22, 2014
US Supreme Court case on unionizing child care workers expands
ST. PAUL – A U.S. Supreme Court hearing that could affect a Minnesota law allowing child care workers to join unions took on broader interest during Tuesday’s arguments when it became apparent that justices could make a decision to ban forcing government workers to join unions. The...
January 22, 2014 - 8:39am
May 30, 2013
Child care providers challenge new state law in federal court
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota child care providers who want nothing to do with a union are taking a new law to federal court. The law Democratic Gov....
May 30, 2013 - 8:34am
May 15, 2013
Marathon Minn. Senate session OKs child care union
ST. PAUL – Minnesota senators took nearly 17 hours to approve a bill allowing childcare providers and personal care attendants to unionize. The bill passed 35-32 a little after 8 a.m. today after senators debated it continuously since Tuesday afternoon. “Republicans stalled...
May 15, 2013 - 11:28am