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Cruisin' (and improvin') the strip: City of Detroit Lakes proposes changes to West Lake Drive
Lake Park sugar beet worker spreads joy with costumes
'St. Paul couldn't get it done' but we can: Local ice harvest organizers proceeding with plans to build an ice palace right here in DL
Save the eagles--Go lead free: Fish & Wildlife Service is urging deer hunters to use non-toxic ammo
DL girl sustains minor injuries in collision with semi Monday evening
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Roth medalist, Bison end fall season with win in Washington
Raider girls third, Lakers fifth at final XC race
Tschider accepts soccer scholarship to Augustana
Laker volleyball gaining late-season momentum
Laker boys XC heads to sections with win at Park Rapids
How did Social Security work without computers?
Local Sons of Norway give back to community
National Honor Society at LP-A inducts new members
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
friends & neighbors
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
MN gas prices down this week
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
How do we make a great country still greater?
Letter: Fox is guarding henhouse at EPA
DL School Board member apologizes to preschool teachers
Tribune Editorial: Want to be taken seriously? Stop using vocal fry
Leaving home--and finding a new one
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
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
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
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
September 30, 2017
AgweekTV: Hops Harvest
There's growing interest in locally-brewed beer, and that means a growing demand for hops. Rose Dunn visited a local farm as the hops harvest...
September 30, 2017 - 8:30am
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