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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
March 8, 2016
US Trade Rep says Minnesota will benefit from Trans-Pacific Partnership
MINNEAPOLIS -- The country’s top trade negotiator said Minnesota’s export-intensive economy stands to make big gains because of the proposed...
March 8, 2016 - 10:22am
February 7, 2016
Stock market down, scams up
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman is urging investors to be on guard for investment scammers trying to take advantage of fears about the current volatility in the stock market. “When the stock market goes down, the scam market can go up,” said Rothman. “Scam artists...
February 7, 2016 - 5:15am
January 27, 2016
Greater economic future for all
House DFL legislators from across the state unveiled a “Greater Minnesota for All” agenda Monday focused on building a stronger economic future in greater Minnesota through investments in job creation, transportation, and property tax relief. House DFL Leader Paul Thissen and...
January 27, 2016 - 10:55am
January 24, 2016
Beating the bear market
The stock market headlines appeared particularly red and alarming this week after the Dow took a free-fall down 550 points by early afternoon...
January 24, 2016 - 5:00am
January 2, 2016
The good and bad of Minnesota’s economy
Minnesota’s economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment, overall wage payments rising,...
January 2, 2016 - 5:35am
December 20, 2015
State adds 7,200 jobs
Minnesota employers added 7,200 jobs in November, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Those figures, combined with October figures that were revised from 1,700 jobs lost to 200 jobs gained,...
December 20, 2015 - 5:30am
December 16, 2015
Low gas prices expected to continue
Gasoline prices that continue to fall are giving consumers a present whenever they fill their tank, thanks to a supply glut. Global production...
December 16, 2015 - 10:03am
November 19, 2015
Gas below $2, may go lower
Santa has arrived at the gas pump. The price of regular unleaded gasoline has dipped below $2 a gallon at several stations in the Fargo-Moorhead area and experts from AAA in North Dakota and Minnesota say they could go lower still, perhaps through February. “If you like low...
November 19, 2015 - 5:50am
November 12, 2015
Gas prices expected to be low for holidays
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.25/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota.
November 12, 2015 - 5:10am
October 29, 2015
Barometer digs into Minnesota economy
Minnesota employers are pleased with the performance of today’s economy, but they warn that the state’s high costs of doing business – if left uncurbed – could slow additional growth. These are among the findings of the 12th annual Business Barometer co-sponsored by the...
October 29, 2015 - 5:10am
Gas prices down 77 cents from last year
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 8.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.32/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota.
October 29, 2015 - 5:05am
September 10, 2015
Gas prices in MN fall with rest of nation
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 7.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.35/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.1 cents per gallon in the...
September 10, 2015 - 5:25am
September 6, 2015
Politicians are failing us on the economy
A couple of months ago, the Congressional Budget Office issued a sobering report on the U.S. economy’s long-term prospects. Not to put too fine a point on it, we’re headed for the fiscal rocks. Federal spending accounts for about 20 percent of the nation’s GDP, the budget...
September 6, 2015 - 5:25am
August 20, 2015
Getting your home ready to sell
As the economy improves, today’s sellers are facing a very different environment than they were before the housing market stumbled in 2006. Today’s housing market features new procedures and standards, not the least of which are continuing borrowing hurdles for prospective...
August 20, 2015 - 5:35am
August 16, 2015
Gas prices soar after major refinery breaks down in Indiana
Motorists in the Detroit Lakes area have been shocked by big gasoline price jumps the past few days, with the cost of a gallon of regular gas...
August 16, 2015 - 5:50am