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Silence hides violence
Election notebook: Michelle Obama leads big names to Minnesota campaigns
OSHA begins inspection of Willmar Jennie-O plant
Detroit Lakes man struck, injured by train
Frazee locks up No. 2 seed with big win over Barnesville
Golden Gloves boxing season to begin Oct. 21
Cowboys down Vikings in playoff preview
Nuggets complete perfect regular season
Raiders clinch No. 3 seed in Section 8A
Success isn’t all about your career
UND memo for everybody: Be mindful of Halloween costumes
Church youth sleeping outside to raise funds, awareness for homeless
Friends & Neighbors
Team Lab hires two hometown residents
Essentia-Mahnomen welcomes Bement
BTD expands in DL, brings warehouse in
DEED launches initiatives for biz growth
Drivers happy as gas prices dip around $3
Halloween Hoots & Haunts
Celebrating October’s National Apple Month
Devon Worley coming to Zorbaz Oct. 25
Makin’ mama proud: Caroline Smith slides over to a neo-soul sound
Jo Dee Messina at Shooting Star Casino on Friday
Good news on county, state jobs
Viewing political corruption more broadly
Letter: Clements will work hard for Becker County as sheriff
Letter: Thanks for successful Trinity coat give-away
Letter: Vote David Lillehaug for Supreme Court Justice
Leg bands provide a wealth of information
Fishing Lines: Changing lure, jig colors can bring more fish
North Words: Pie-billed grebes are easily heard, less often viewed
Duck migration stalls in MN
Staggered lakes: Fall turnover affects fishing
Reading on the Move
Fall Home Magazine 2014
A work of art
Lodge at the lake
A great home
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
December 19, 2008
After lengthy balloting, Sukke edges out Przybilla for seat on Detroit Lakes City Council
After six votes, Madalyn Sukke was named alderman at large for Detroit Lakes City Council. The position, which will be up for re-election in two years, opened when Alderman Matt Brenk resigned after being elected mayor. The city opened the position up for applications and received...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Brenk is DL's new mayor; Marks Erickson elected to council along with incumbents
After 30-plus year under the direction of Mayor Larry Buboltz, the city of Detroit Lakes will see a new leader when Matt Brenk takes over as mayor after the first of the year. Brenk, who has served as an alderman and vice mayor for 18 years, Bob Renney and Jim Vareberg were compet-ing...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Letter: Zeman has been a budget watchdog -- keep him on the DL City Council
Ron Zeman is a bright light on the City Council. Ron questions whether the decisions of the Council will benefit the constituents -- is it right for Detroit Lakes, is it cost-friendly and financially sound, is it necessary, is it prudent? He doesn't automatically nod his head...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
It's a four-way race for Callaway council
Editor's note: The four candidates for two open four-year positions on the Callaway City Council were interviewed by Detroit Lakes Newspapers reporter Jason Adkins this week. Incumbent Mayor Gretchen Stalboerger will also be running unopposed for re-election to a two-year term. *** Name:...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Dairy research and promotion council seeks candidates
The Minnesota Dairy Research and Promotion Council is seeking candidates to run for board positions in 11 districts throughout the state. Candidates will represent dairy farmers in their district and make decisions regarding the expenditure of dairy check-off funds. Candidates should...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Dry edible bean council to reaffirm checkoff
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Minnesota Dry Edible Bean Research and Promotion Council will conduct two hearings next month for dry bean growers in Minnesota to reaffirm the existing 10 cents per hundred weight check-off program. Both hearings will...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
NYM City Council passes golf cart ordinance
The City Council finalized an ordinance Tuesday authorizing the use of golf carts on city streets. Those looking to operate a golf cart in city limits must first obtain a permit from the city office. Permits are $10 and expire on Dec.
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
July 6, 2008
Pawlenty appoints Osage woman to Living Council
July 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 17, 2008
Grand Forks may pay more to publish minutes
GRAND FORKS - The city of Grand Forks may have to spend a "substantial" amount of tax dollars to publish its minutes and bills in the Herald, city attorney Howard Swanson told the City Council on Monday. That's because 58 percent of city voters approved of a measure to that effect...
June 17, 2008 - 12:00am
March 1, 2008
Commission says yes to billboard changes; motion signs on hold
DETROIT LAKES - After two hours of discussion, the Detroit Lakes Planning Commission set limits on billboards, but needed more discussion on electronic, motion signs. Last April, the Detroit Lakes City Council voted in favor of a one-year moratorium on billboards and motion signs...
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am
February 2, 2008
The pay's OK -- for government work -- A look at pay and benefits for DL city council, DL school board and Becker County board
DETROIT LAKES -- Serving on boards and committees takes time -- some more than others. With the top three elected boards in Detroit Lakes, members get some sort of compensation -- some more than others. Each board covers a population within a population. Detroit Lakes City Council...
February 2, 2008 - 12:00am