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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
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
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
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
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
June 12, 2016
New White Earth chair will be elected Tuesday
The White Earth General Election will be held this Tuesday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Terry Tibbetts and Mindy Iverson will vie to be the next chair of the White Earth Nation, and Barb Fabre and Umsy Tibbetts will compete for the District 3 seat on the five-person Tribal Council....
June 12, 2016 - 5:10am
District 3 Tribal Council seat: Tibbetts will speak for district
Umsy Tibbetts and Barb Fabre will compete for the District 3 Tribal Council seat in the White Earth general election Tuesday. Each candidate was invited to respond to questions. Here is Tibbetts’ response: Aniin! Hello out there to all our White Earth enrollees. I’m Eugene Tibbetts,...
June 12, 2016 - 5:10am
May 27, 2016
Age not a factor in presidential race
The age factor in the presidential campaign has turned out to be no factor at all. The three candidates left standing are, in popular parlance, senior citizens. They qualify for Social Security and Medicare benefits. They are grandparents. Should he win, Donald Trump would be 70 years...
May 27, 2016 - 5:35am
May 1, 2016
White Earth candidates asked to prove residency
Winona LaDuke is calling on several winning candidates in the White Earth Primary Election to release their 2015 federal income tax statements,...
May 1, 2016 - 5:35am
April 28, 2016
Judge rejects White Earth primary challenge
A tribal judge has shot down a challenge to the April 5 primary election on White Earth. Peggy Treuer, chief judge of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Tribal Court, issued a decision Friday on the challenge by candidate Marvin Manypenny. The primary election was challenged on several...
April 28, 2016 - 10:24am
April 25, 2016
Challenging the election results: White Earth candidates question process
Peggy Treuer, chief judge of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Tribal Court, was expected to rule Friday on a challenge to the April 5 White Earth Primary Election. No decision was announced as of press time. The primary election was challenged on several issues, including questions...
April 25, 2016 - 11:32am
April 6, 2016
White Earth Tribal chair spot narrowed to two
Terrance “Terry” Tibbetts Sr. and Melinda “Mindy” Iverson were the top two vote-getters in a field of 12 candidates in the primary vote Tuesday for White Earth Tribal chairman. They will now face off in the general election June 14. Tibbetts had 416 votes, or nearly 20 percent...
April 6, 2016 - 10:32am
March 5, 2016
Keep energy, excitement of Super Tuesday going; Our hope for general election
You could feel the energy and excitement during Super Tuesday’s caucuses in Douglas County. Local organizers for both the Republican and Democratic parties were beaming with enthusiasm, and for good reason — record-breaking attendances. Combined, nearly 2,000 people turned out...
March 5, 2016 - 5:10am
March 2, 2016
Becker County picks Cruz and Sanders
It was hard to find a parking spot at M State in Detroit Lakes Tuesday night as hordes of people showed up to vote for their presidential favorites...
March 2, 2016 - 11:13am
Sanders wins Minnesota caucus with wide margin over Clinton
ST. PAUL – Bernie Sanders turned Minnesota into one of his rare wins in Tuesday's precinct caucuses. He led Hillary Clinton 59 percent to 42...
March 2, 2016 - 8:20am
Rubio gets big Super Tuesday win in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS – Bombastic businessman Donald Trump called Marco Rubio a “little senator” while addressing the media while Super Tuesday was...
March 2, 2016 - 8:18am
February 18, 2016
Hillary vs. Bernie: Minnesota Caucus voting is March 1
The front-running Democratic Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were guest speakers at the Annual DFL Humphrey-Mondale...
February 18, 2016 - 5:50am
August 22, 2015
On voting...and not voting
The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. Which is all well and good, but it leaves out of the equation one large bloc of citizens: people who are eligible to vote, but don’t. Over the years,...
August 22, 2015 - 5:05am
February 27, 2015
Lawmakers consider changes to state elections
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's elected officials are looking at election changes. On Thursday alone, lawmakers considered bills to change the primary election date, allowing 16-year-olds to preregister to vote and establishing a commission to redraw political district lines every 10 years. All...
February 27, 2015 - 5:35am
February 21, 2015
Capitol Chatter: Mother Jones says Dayton 'terrible' campaigner, but successful
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's Mark Dayton is a lousy campaigner, but Mother Jones magazine says he became a good governor. The headline on Patrick Caldwell's story proclaims Dayton is the "most successful governor in the country." But, Caldwell writes, "for a man who has won a competitive...
February 21, 2015 - 5:00am