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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Where to go from here?: School board work session yields ideas, more work
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Tiptoeing through a minefield: New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
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Lakers pick up big section sweep at home
Lakers fall to defending section champs
Haire impresses at UMC spring game
Smith selected to NCAA Regionals
Lakers move up to No. 8 in Class AAA
Column: The American Revolution's big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
She gave 'er a good run...: Firehose used to fight 1914 fire finds new home at Becker County Museum
It's National Stress Awareness Month: Take some time to unwind
LCRC, Kinship adopt a highway: 'Kick Off Cleanup' held on Earth Day
Friends & Neighbors
Perham's Papacito's permeates Detroit Lakes
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Styx to take stage at Shooting Star May 5
Rosanne Cash coming to Holmes Theatre May 5
Canine lovers, take note: National Puppy Day is almost here
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Janice L. Herman
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Letter: Trump's extra security costs: Maybe he's worth it?
Letter: Where do our federal tax dollars go?
Lynn Hummel column: The spirit of Johnny Appleseed
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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