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Alexandria girl who drowned entered water willingly
'When are we going to bring that baby back to the hospital'?: Essentia Health hosts class for kids preparing to be a big brother or sister
Severe vehicle crash on Highway 34
Behind closed doors: Community works to raise awareness about suicide, mental illness
Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
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BASEBALL: Korfe in command in victory over Hornets
Herzog leads Laker girls to victory
Laker golf wraps regular season with home victory
Opportunity knocks for Foster at NCAA West Prelims
Section frontrunners wallop Laker pitching
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud
Friends & Neighbors
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
MN gas prices up (almost) one cent
Detroit Lakes photographer earns master of photography
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Ronald D. Lanoue Sr.
Tanner J. Bahr
Charles G. Henrikson
Clarice Lucille Ernst
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
Hummel column: Graduation message for the 'first half' of the class
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
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
February 28, 2013
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.
February 28, 2013 - 11:46am
December 5, 2012
Minnesota deficit pegged at $1.1 billion
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...
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...
March 23, 2009 - 2:43pm