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DL firefighters battle apartment fire near old Anglo American gas station
Courts back ND over Minnesota
‘Exodus of talent’ expected as higher ed’s baby boom bubble bursts
Master Gardeners’ July gardening tips
MnDOT Highway 200 project between Mahnomen, Roy Lake begins July 6
DL hosts youth track meet
Hi-10, Countryside results
Freshman Pacesetter team advances to regional tourney
JUNIOR PGA: Heck earns exemption; Smith places fifth
Post 15 takes Alexandria tourney title
Parenthood, the sequel: Grandparents increasingly becoming responsible for raising kids' children
Area students graduate from Ridgewater College
Local students on NDSU dean's list
Local students on NDSU dean's list
Social Security cards can now be replaced online
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeview to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
David Michael Ostlund
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
White House says Minnesota would feel sequester
The White House claims thousands of jobs are at stake with today's beginning of a federal sequester, automatic cuts in most federal programs. Here are some cuts the White House and U.S. Rep.
News / Business
February 28, 2013 - 11:46am
December 5, 2012
Minnesota deficit pegged at $1.1 billion
Business / News
December 5, 2012 - 10:06am
Three N.D. counties among nation's 15 highest-paying
The boom in the state's Oil Patch and strong farm prices have given a big boost to personal incomes in North Dakota, putting per capita pay in some places on par with the most famously rich counties in the U.S. Three western North Dakota counties - Williams, Billings and LaMoure...
December 5, 2012 - 9:51am
October 18, 2012
Minnesota gains 5,900 jobs in September
Minnesota employers added 5,900 jobs in September, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The agency said the unemployment rate dropped 0.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted 5.8 percent, well below the U.S. rate...
October 18, 2012 - 11:02am
September 13, 2011
N.D. boasts best job outlook in U.S.
North Dakota's fourth-quarter employment outlook is the best in the nation, according to a Manpower survey of employers. A total of 21 percent of North Dakota employers responding to the survey said they plan to hire from October to December, 6 percent planned to reduce payroll and...
September 13, 2011 - 8:52am
May 22, 2011
The other oil boom -- Future Hallock canola plant sparks economy in northwest Minnesota
HALLOCK, Minn. -- Big rigs. Big money. Jobs aplenty. Scarce housing. A woeful region revitalized by oil. In many ways, the northwest corner...
May 22, 2011 - 11:50am
December 8, 2010
Minnesota's economy looking up
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's economy is improving, but don't look for it to be back at full strength anytime soon. State Economist Tom Stinson predicts...
December 8, 2010 - 8:44am
August 26, 2009
Recession leaves more pets in cold
The struggling economy is taking its toll on animal shelters across the country. Families who are facing hard financial times are being forced to surrender their dogs, cats and other pets to animal shelters at an alarming rate. In turn, animal shelters are having a hard time keeping...
August 26, 2009 - 1:10pm
April 15, 2009
Experience Works offers help to older workers in tough economic times
In economic recessions, people in the prime of their careers often find few employment opportunities. There are even fewer opportunities for individuals with obstacles -- lack of experience, training, or education, physical barriers, and age can all be contributing factors to an...
April 15, 2009 - 11:37am
April 9, 2009
Star Tribune profiles the fall of Denny Hecker
Denny Hecker's auto empire, a lifetime in the making, took but a year to crumble, undone by the end of an easy-money era that helped the 56-year-old live up to the nickname his mother gave him at birth: Lucky. Read more at the Star Tribune Web site at http://www.startribune.com/...
April 9, 2009 - 1:13pm
Perham candy maker to relocate to Twin Cities
PERHAM - A homegrown Perham business that created homemade style chocolates and candies will be relocating. "Route 29 Caramels and Sweets" will be moving its production facilities to the Twin Cities metro area--closing its production and warehouse facilities in Perham. During peak...
April 9, 2009 - 8:59am
April 7, 2009
West Fargo's DMI Industries cuts 100 more jobs
WEST FARGO - West Fargo-based wind tower producer DMI terminated about 100 workers Monday citing declining customer demand. Monday's job cuts, combined with another 60 made in January, leave about 200 people employed at the West Fargo plant, said Belinda Forknell, marketing and public...
April 7, 2009 - 11:22am
March 25, 2009
Cops say scams are flooding area
Be especially careful out there -- The recession has brought scam artists out in full force, sending letters with false checks, or false claims of lottery winnings; emails promising riches; phone calls fishing for private information for identity theft; even cell phone text messages. "We're...
News / crime
March 25, 2009 - 11:47am
March 24, 2009
Job losses mean 'tsunami' at state's workforce centers
WILLMAR -- When it comes to unemployment, the good news is that Kandiyohi County has the lowest unemployment rates in the 11-county area.
March 24, 2009 - 6:00am
March 23, 2009
BTD Manufacturing cuts 28 positions in Detroit Lakes
BTD Manufacturing in Detroit Lakes eliminated 28 positions last month. Paul Gintner, President of BTD Manufacturing, said that the cuts were not traditional layoffs because it didn't involve existing workers left without a job suddenly. He said that the job cuts came from existing...
Detroit Lakes / Business / News
March 23, 2009 - 2:43pm