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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rose Ensemble in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
'Winning by a hair' the second annual Hairy Man Run is set for October 1
Slow and steady wins the race; so far $500,000 has been raised toward new Becker County museum
County disaster drill helps prepare emergency workers for the real thing
HALL OF HONOR: Raboin enjoying special opportunity in St. Cloud
Detroit Lakes blows out Park Rapids 46-0
HALL OF HONOR: Barrett a versatile leader for three Laker teams
Jackets sweep singles, down Lakers 4-3
Golf: Lunn wins Maple Hills club championship
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Logan completes core curriculum training
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
Michael C. Selck
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Landscape planning can help 'sharpies' thrive
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
October 2, 2013
St. Paul bars offer idled workers free beer
ST. PAUL – A group of St. Paul bars is trying to help federal employees cope with the government shutdown by serving up free beer. Four downtown bars said Tuesday that workers with proper government ID would have their first round paid for on the first day of the shutdown. The...
October 2, 2013 - 8:55am
September 24, 2013
Xcel outage helps fuel Red Wing, Minn., economy
RED WING, Minn. -- Hundreds of extra workers are flooding the area as the refueling outage at Xcel Energy’s Prairie Island nuclear plant gets underway. Work at Unit 2 began at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, according to Xcel. During the outage, about 1,500 contractors will help plant...
September 24, 2013 - 9:48pm
September 22, 2013
Due to waiting lists, study recommends more rental units in Detroit Lakes
And the survey says… Expect more households of those aged 55 and above and fewer of ages 54 and younger. There are plenty of buildable lots up for sale. Foreclosures have not been a huge deal in Becker County compared to the state average. The unemployment rate spiked...
September 22, 2013 - 11:00am
September 20, 2013
Minnesota gains 1,200 jobs in August
ST. PAUL – Minnesota regained 1,200 jobs in August, pushing the state past the high mark it reached before the recession. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday that the state has more jobs than in February 2008, the record level before...
September 20, 2013 - 9:45am
July 10, 2013
Optimism improves at biz services firms
Seventy-seven percent of Minnesota firms that specialize in business services are optimistic about the outlook for the state economy, saying they anticipate their sales revenue to grow or remain stable in the coming year, according to a survey by the Minnesota Department of Employment...
July 10, 2013 - 7:05am
June 26, 2013
Local school budgets boosted by improvement in state’s economy
Minnesota’s economy is looking up, and so are local school budgets. Recent tax collections have left Minnesota lawmakers with high hopes for the state’s economy. With an extra $300 million, Minnesota’s strengthening economy appears to be pulling in money even before a...
June 26, 2013 - 11:48am
June 20, 2013
Minnesota gas prices drop below national average
DULUTH, Minn. - Minnesota’s brush with record-high gas prices -- among the highest in the U.S. - has ended, with the statewide average price this week dropping below the national average for the first time in weeks. The average price per gallon of regular unleaded self-serve...
June 20, 2013 - 8:09am
June 19, 2013
State’s economy is national bright spot
Minnesota has one of the fastest-growing economies in the country, according to a study by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The U.S. Commerce Department bureau said Minnesota tied California for fifth place in growth of gross domestic product last year, based on data for durable-goods...
June 19, 2013 - 11:34am
June 7, 2013
North Dakota leads states in economic growth
BISMARCK – For the third straight year, North Dakota’s economy has outpaced all other states, a report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis shows. North Dakota’s gross domestic product, which measures total economic production, increased to $38.7 billion in 2012, a 13.4...
June 7, 2013 - 3:35pm
March 6, 2013
MN gains 12,100 jobs, but unemployment up
Minnesota employers added 12,100 jobs in January, according to figures released recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The department also released revised figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics showing the state gained 16,700 more...
March 6, 2013 - 1:24pm
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