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Challenge yourself and your friends to end hunger this summer: 'Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless" campaign launches in July
DL School Board approves $39 million budget for FY 2018
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner starts 'A Little Summer Fun' to keep town alive
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
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Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
Angels fall at Pelican Rapids
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Bakko family welcomes son
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
James Ray Peach
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Sen. Al Franken column: Healthcare plan would hammer Minnesota and Becker County
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
October 24, 2013
Obama administration says closing tax loopholes 'crucial'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday said it was "crucial" to close wasteful loopholes in the U.S. tax code so the government...
October 24, 2013 - 9:30am
Minn. manufacturers face hiring woes
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Minnesota manufacturers say they are doing well but face twin roadblocks of finding qualified workers and dealing with...
October 24, 2013 - 8:30am
October 22, 2013
Americans skeptical of leaders, economy after budget standoff
By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans surveyed after the political standoff that shut down the U.S. government for more than...
October 22, 2013 - 12:01pm
October 19, 2013
Heating assistance funds will be available
Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership, Inc., is encouraging people to apply early for the Energy Assistance Program. Connie Warner, Energy Assistance Coordinator, said that federal funding for the program is unknown right now due to the government shutdown. However, funding...
October 19, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 18, 2013
Shutdown over, farm bill up next
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy sledding. The bill is more complex than a combine filled with computers, global...
October 18, 2013 - 9:00pm
U.S. Treasury could have less breathing room under 2014 debt ceiling
By Jason Lange WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The Obama administration was able to scrape up against the government's debt ceiling for five months this year before it came to the brink of default. It could have less breathing room in 2014. Obama on Thursday signed into law a bill...
October 18, 2013 - 2:30pm
October 17, 2013
What does shutdown mean to investors?
As you’re well aware, a partial government shutdown began on Oct. 1. No matter what one’s views are on the political issues that led to this event, it’s probably fair to say that a shutdown is not particularly good news, on many fronts. Although essential services will continue,...
October 17, 2013 - 8:00am
October 14, 2013
Veterans programs may soon feel sting of budget impasse
ST. PAUL – Two federal government shutdown episodes stand out for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz. One is families of military personnel killed in duty not receiving federal aid they were due. The other is World War II veterans, elderly men and women just off an airplane, not being allowed...
October 14, 2013 - 8:42am
October 11, 2013
$725M in hunter spending fuels MN economy
When thousands of pheasant hunters wade into cattails and grasslands for the Minnesota pheasant opener that begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, they will be contributing to the economic health of the state’s economy. More than a half-million Minnesotans and nonresidents hunt...
October 11, 2013 - 2:13pm
October 10, 2013
Minnesota gas prices fall lower than average
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 6.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.25/g at the beginning of the week, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.2 cents...
October 10, 2013 - 11:00am
October 7, 2013
Next federal money crisis could help farm bill
ST. PAUL -- The current federal government shutdown overshadowed the end of many federal farm laws Tuesday, but the next federal fiscal crisis could lead to a stalled farm bill’s resurrection. At least that is the hope of many from farm country who see $24 billion in savings...
October 7, 2013 - 8:50am
October 5, 2013
Unique help for the unemployed
“Give a man a fish, he’ll eat for a day; teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime.” That’s an old adage that professionals at the Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment Program in Detroit Lakes are embracing as many of them are changing the way they do business. People...
October 5, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 3, 2013
National student loan default rates climb; regional rates lower than average
FARGO – Nationally, the number of students defaulting on government education loans is up for the sixth consecutive year. The national student loan default rate climbed to 10 percent for students who began paying back their federal student loans in fiscal year 2011 – up from...
October 3, 2013 - 9:31pm
State looks to lay off federally paid workers
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials are trying to decide when to send layoff notices to state employees whose pay comes from the federal government. "We are not in a position that we can fill gaps created by that political breakdown," said Tina Smith, the governor’s chief of staff,...
October 3, 2013 - 8:27am
October 2, 2013
Help for home buyers
Some of the biggest employers in the area are teaming up with Becker County and area city governments to help workers buy a home. The idea behind the employer-assisted housing program is to provide an employee $5,000 or more in down payment assistance by tapping into the Greater...
October 2, 2013 - 12:39pm