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West Nile Virus confirmed in Sibley County horse
Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 63 Princess Kay of the Milky Way
A 'peace' of Africa
City Council holds special meeting
A walk back through time
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
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
Time to head back to school with your friends at the library
HSO to celebrate 40 years
It's party time!
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Grondahl says goodbye
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'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
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