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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
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
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
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
January 4, 2018
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
An entrepreneur's new business fails. A seventh grader receives the "most valuable player" award for basketball. A recovering addict fails to abstain. A singer auditions for and wins a role on Broadway. Everyone experiences some successes and some failures, but which has the greater...
January 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
July 12, 2017
Minn. Sen. Al Franken, David Letterman to collaborate on climate change video series
Longtime late-night host David Letterman hit pause on his retirement - he joined Sen. Al Franken for several videos on climate change that debuted...
July 12, 2017 - 10:28am
June 17, 2017
New Yorker named 'America's Greatest Thinker' in New York Mills: Pamela Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off June 10
This past Saturday in New York Mills, MN, four armchair philosophers faced off in the Great Debate portion of the Great American Think-Off philosophy...
June 17, 2017 - 10:00am
May 31, 2017
Great American Think-Off 25th Anniversary weekend set: NYM Cultural Center to celebrate with two days of events, June 9-10
Following two days of activities, four finalists come together to debate the 25th Anniversary Great American Think-Off question: "Has the 2016...
May 31, 2017 - 12:52pm
May 9, 2017
Great American Think-Off debate finalists selected: Event set for June 10 at New York Mills' Cultural Center
The Cultural Center in New York Mills has announced the four finalists from the essay contest portion of the 25th annual Great American Think-Off. These four individuals each win $500 and a trip to New York Mills in June for the debate. In their essays, the finalists have presented...
May 9, 2017 - 10:00am
March 12, 2017
Deadline approaches for Think-Off essays
The X-Files character Fox Mulder believed, "The Truth is Out There." Is the truth really out there to be found — something we can all agree on? Or is it all relative in life and metaphysics? The 2017 Great American Think-Off question is: "Has the 2016 election changed our perception...
March 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 30, 2016
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
The year 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the Great American Think-Off, which is a philosophy competition hosted by the Cultural Center in New York Mills. After 25 years of debating controversial philosophies, the Center is turning to the general public for question ideas. Submissions...
November 30, 2016 - 10:20am
May 2, 2015
2015 Think-Off finalists chosen
The Great American Think-Off (GATO) today announced its debaters for the event’s 23rd annual philosophy debate on Saturday, June 13, answering...
May 2, 2015 - 5:40am
February 13, 2009
Stimulus shakes up state budget debate
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's ailing state coffers could get a $2 billion jolt from the federal economic stimulus package, but the funding comes with conditions and will complicate Capitol budget talks. State finance officials said Thursday that early number-crunching shows Minnesota could...
February 13, 2009 - 9:00am
February 11, 2009
Debate on legal width of ice house settled
Question: I read your article on fish houses and now have mine licensed as a trailer. Now my neighbor and I are caught in a debate over the legal width of a fish house. I say the fish house itself cannot be wider than 8 ft plus the wheels on each side and he says it is 8.5 feet.
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
September 29, 2008
Obama, McCain not sweet on sugar?
Neither major presidential candidate appears to have a sweet tooth - at least when it comes to subsidizing the American sugar industry. "I would stop subsidizing sugar," Republican John McCain flatly said the other day on "60 Minutes." In 2005, Democrat Barack Obama wrote in the...
September 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 19, 2008
Pawlenty debates on national TV
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty debated the Russia-Georgia crisis on national television Sunday in an appearance that pitted him against another vice presidential hopeful. Pawlenty, reportedly high on Sen. John McCain's running mate list, said Americans would prefer that his candidate...
August 19, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Franken goes on the attack in Senate debate
REDWOOD FALLS - Al Franken took the offensive in his first face-to-face meeting with incumbent U.S. Sen.
August 6, 2008 - 9:00am
Opponent says Peterson missed points
REDWOOD FALLS - Western Minnesota voters have a choice between a powerful U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman and a second-time challenger who thinks a recently enacted farm bill falls short. Republican challenger Glen Menze said on Tuesday that the farm bill, which sets federal...
August 6, 2008 - 9:00am