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AgweekTV: Biotech Labeling
WE Tribal Council exonerates Tara Mason
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
Strong feelings arise about plans for DL Pavilion
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
Otters upset DL to end softball regular season
Playoffs begin Monday for DL tennis
Johnson honored in MIAC Women's Track and Field awards
Park Rapids sweeps Pequot Lakes, repeats as Mid-State champs
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Final three acts announced for Minnesota State Fair grandstand
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Some things you don't brag about
Do Minnesotans value roads and bridges more than schools and public safety?
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
March 24, 2009
Moorhead schools to cut 37.5 positions
MOORHEAD - The Moorhead School Board decided unanimously Monday to cut 37.5 full-time-equivalent licensed positions. The cuts were recommended by Superintendent Lynne Kovash. "It's very difficult," Kovash said. "This isn't anything any one of them (board members) wants to do or...
March 24, 2009 - 9:04am
February 25, 2009
Detroit Lakes City Council continues to cut costs
The Detroit Lakes City Council has decided on many of the cuts that will make up for local government aid cuts, low interest returns and tapering off of building permit values. Earlier this month the council approved four changes including the Regional Drug Task Force membership...
February 25, 2009 - 11:26am
February 17, 2009
Shortfall hits Moorhead High School athletics: Coaching cuts, fee hikes are possible
MOORHEAD - A budget shortfall could cause Moorhead High School to cut the jobs of some assistant coaches. As the school district aims to trim $4.9 million in spending to help balance its budget, the activities department will likely lose a third of its budget for next season. With...
February 17, 2009 - 8:00am
February 12, 2009
Crookston schools will cut $1 million for 2010
CROOKSTON - Crookston Public Schools will cut $1 million from its 2009-2010 budget, the School Board decided Wednesday, following the administration's recommendation. About three-quarters of the total amount reduced will be in staff, according to Superintendent Wayne Gilman. He...
February 12, 2009 - 6:00am
February 11, 2009
Moorhead parents talk of school cut solutions as administrators gear up for possible operating levy
MOORHEAD - Moorhead residents peppered school leaders with questions Tuesday about projected budget cuts worth $4.9 million - then sat down to...
February 11, 2009 - 9:30am
Detroit Lakes moves to cut $250,000
The city of Detroit Lakes is bracing for $250,000 in cuts this year. That's because it expects to lose almost 19 percent of its Local Government Aid, which will be a $180,000 hit to its $5 million general fund budget. The other $70,000 in cuts will be needed because of reduced...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Moorhead teachers concerned about severe budget cuts coming up
MOORHEAD - The 20 teachers sat quietly during Monday's Moorhead School Board meeting - an unusually large turnout at the often sparsely attended gathering. Many were young teachers. A few were district veterans. Education Moorhead, the teacher's association, encouraged them to be...
February 10, 2009 - 9:00am
Bemidji, Wadena mayors: Proposed LGA cuts would be 'devastating'
If Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed cuts to Local Government Aid are approved, cities would be forced to cut core services, according to two northern...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 9, 2009
Moorhead school officials to discuss at meeting tonight more details about proposed $4.9 million in budget cuts
MOORHEAD - The Moorhead School District's administration will share a more detailed preliminary outline of planned budget cuts worth $4.9 million at a school board meeting tonight. School officials will also discuss the expected impact of various cost-cutting measures, such as a...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00pm
January 30, 2009
Moorhead School District may slash positions
MOORHEAD - Switching to a four-day school week, doing away with fifth-grade orchestra and freezing district salaries - those are some of the...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Faced with cuts, Alexandria holds off on hiring police officers
Alexandria won't be adding the two police officers it planned to hire this year. City department heads will also hold off making any major equipment purchases until at least July. The Alexandria City Council took the budget-cutting measures at Monday's meeting to deal with an unexpected...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 20, 2008
Detroit Lakes and Becker County see big cuts in state aid
Detroit Lakes lost more than $140,000 and Becker County more than $300,000 under aid cuts to cities and counties implemented by Minnesota Go...
December 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
County facing big cuts in child protection -- Feds to cut up to $300,000 a year -- property taxpayers may have to step up
"The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the aged; and those who are in the shadow of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped." -- Hubert H. Humphrey By VICKI L.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Cirrus Design cuts 100 jobs in Duluth, Grand Forks
Cirrus Design Corp. let go of 100 workers this week in a wave of cuts that company president and chief operating officer Brent Wouters said would be completed this afternoon. The Duluth-based airplane manufacturer trimmed the size of its workforce by about 8 percent through the...
September 5, 2008 - 8:00am
June 27, 2008
90 percent of job losses come in Fargo-Moorhead
- JOBS: Ninety people lost their jobs, 90 had hours reduced, 120 vacant positions were eliminated, and 70 more people will lose transcription jobs by Oct.
June 27, 2008 - 9:00am