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'Rescued dogs, rescuing veterans'; Patriot Assistance Dogs program celebrates five years with reunion, graduation
'We need more space': Domestic abuse keeps White Earth shelter full
Locals gather for Lake Park's annual Pumpkin Fest
Snazzier buses for Becker County?
Laker boys shutout Green Wave
Laker volleyball wins second straight road game
SOCCER: Laker girls tie at East Grand Forks
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
Roth, Smith tied heading to Chip-N Club final round
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
Mn State colleges, universities wave application fees in October
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
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
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
Genevieve E. Michaelson
David Melvin Hagen
Joan Elaine Wilson
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
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
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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
March 22, 2009
West Fargo job sector hurting after cuts
WEST FARGO - The announcement last week that Trail King Industries was laying off 36 workers at its sprawling new plant seemed to be the latest...
March 22, 2009 - 2:17pm
March 18, 2009
St. Mary's Innovis lays off 19 as more put off health care
The recent layoffs at St. Mary's Innovis in Detroit Lakes eliminated 19 jobs, with most of the cuts involving part-time positions. St.
March 18, 2009 - 11:28am
March 17, 2009
West Fargo's Trail King Industries lays off 36 people
WEST FARGO - A declining national economy resulted in the layoff Tuesday of 36 employees at Trail King Industries in West Fargo. All but one were full-time employees, said plant manager John Rust. "After yesterday's event we are down to 122," said Rust. "We had peaked at about 185...
March 17, 2009 - 12:32pm
March 16, 2009
Dynamic Homes starts up production after three-week layoff
DETROIT LAKES - After a three-week layoff, Dynamic Homes restarted its factory in Detroit Lakes on Monday. Company President Paul Okeson...
March 16, 2009 - 3:11pm
March 13, 2009
The Forum cuts 25 positions
FARGO - The Forum, facing deteriorating economic conditions, announced Thursday the elimination of the equivalent of 25 full-time positions. "We are unsure how long the current and projected economic conditions will last," said James Boberg, The Forum's general manager. "It is...
March 13, 2009 - 8:26am