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A storied past: Oak Grove Cemetery Walk deemed a huge success
Detroit Lakes’ first official Dog Park will have its grand opening on Thursday
Lord, give me a sign: OK, how about 10 of them?
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
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Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Richard P. Molstre
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
June 22, 2017
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
Feeling anxious about your health care coverage? You're not alone. Aiming to replace the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. House approved its replacement version, called the American Health Care Act; the U.S. Senate is working on its own secret version; and it's anyone's guess what the...
June 22, 2017 - 8:00am
May 1, 2017
Farm bill stalwarts in Congress convinced farm bill deal will be reached
WASHINGTON — Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., was talking with a group of ag journalists when Rep. Collin Peterson. D-Minn., strolled into the room, a little early for his own meeting with the group. Roberts, generally considered one of the funniest people in Congress, greeted Peterson...
May 1, 2017 - 10:33am
April 29, 2017
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office have given the public plenty to talk about. But is he doing a good job? It depends on who you...
April 29, 2017 - 2:17pm
April 13, 2017
Minnesota's 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson appearing on live broadcast "Your Legislators" tonight
Western Minnesota's 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson is scheduled to be the guest on the live broadcast "Your Legislators" on April 13 at 8:00 p.m. on many public television stations across the state. The program will also be available for viewing via Facebook Live on the...
April 13, 2017 - 11:46am
February 26, 2017
Why is it so hard to get internet in the country? Klobuchar, Peterson in DL Friday to 'seize the moment'
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit Lakes Friday to help solve...
February 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 5, 2017
Guest Editorial: Dems should look to Collin Peterson, not Keith Ellison
The national Democratic Party is looking to the wrong Minnesotan to restore the party to power. North Dakota Democrats should learn from Washington's mistake, and ask the right Minnesotan — Congressman Collin Peterson of Detroit Lakes — for advice.
January 5, 2017 - 8:00am
December 22, 2016
Peterson supports Trump's wish to repeal NAFTA
So what can Americans, and particularly farmers in rural Minnesota, expect from a Trump presidency in 2017? "Honest answer? I have no idea—and...
December 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 7, 2016
Elected officials hold affordable housing discussion
Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Congressman Collin Peterson recently hosted a Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation visit in Thief River...
September 7, 2016 - 10:31am
April 10, 2016
Peterson receives Builder of the Valley Award
The Red River Valley Development Association presented Congressman Collin Peterson with the 2016 Builder of the Valley Award during an honor...
April 10, 2016 - 5:00am
March 28, 2016
As delegate, Peterson says he’d vote for Sanders
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said he would vote for Bernie Sanders if he attends the Democratic National Convention as a superdelegate. Sanders...
March 28, 2016 - 5:30am
July 25, 2015
NRCC anti-Peterson agenda dumb and dumber
The agenda must be dumb and dumber for the folks at the National Republican Congressional Committee if the best they can do is go after 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson, D-Minn. Peterson, who has been re-elected again and again since 1990, is in the committee’s sights, but...
July 25, 2015 - 5:00am
April 11, 2015
Peterson builds Haiti connection
U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson made an interesting new friend in Haiti while being one of eight members of a congressional congregation that...
April 11, 2015 - 5:45am
March 15, 2015
Peterson: Goodbye to Blue Dogs
The political climate in Washington, D.C., is so polarized right now that it’s all Congress can do to get even the most basic legislation passed,...
March 15, 2015 - 5:55am
January 27, 2015
Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
WASHINGTON – There’s no waiting game for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson this year. Peterson, a Detroit Lakes Democrat who represents Minnesota’s sprawling 7th Congressional District, which stretches along the western edge of Minnesota, said through a spokeswoman Tuesday that he...
January 27, 2015 - 4:04pm
January 7, 2015
Peterson aide retires after 24 years
When Detroit Lakes’ own U.S. Congressman, Collin Peterson, was first sworn in to represent the Seventh District 24 years ago, Sharon Josephson...
January 7, 2015 - 3:00pm