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5-year-old fighting for life after tragic farm accident
A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
True Islam: educating muslims and non-muslims to combat fear
Healthy Vikings look for bounceback season
Bombers ready to unload on opponents
Lakers start tennis season at Highway 10 tourney
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
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