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Fargo woman has seat at Oscars red carpet
Planning Commission vote on controversial condo project ends in tie
'The Last Word': Tribune columnist publishes book of favorite columns from past 40 years
Practicing extravagant generosity: First Lutheran Church donates over $100,000 to local, global organizations
Callaway man accused of using stolen pickup for several weeks
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Perham’s Olsen takes state all-around bronze
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers cap regular season with victory
BOYS BASKETBALL: Cardinals snap Laker win streak
Congratulations and good luck Laker Gymnastics!
VIDEO: Lakers three-peat in convincing fashion
America Saves Week: Set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically
Tjepkes graduates from UM-Crookston
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Picture perfect images: Lakes Area Photography Show opens this weekend at Washington Square Mall
Celebrate Women's History Month
Vince Neil coming to Shooting Star March 3: Motley Crue frontman to perform solo set for Mahnomen fans
That magic touch: ‘Experience the extraordinary’ with Craig Karges at Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Kirk L. McDonald
Noreen M. Huwe
Lee Hamilton column: The threats to our democracy
Letter: Trump is my president
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
October 24, 2012
Romney, Obama show rural issue differences
Questionnaires and other sources provide a glimpse into what President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney think about rural issues, since they seldom discuss the topic on the campaign trail. In short, a Romney surrogate said the Republican presidential candidate's...
October 24, 2012 - 11:25am
October 23, 2012
FORUM POLL: Romney set for North Dakota landslide
FARGO - Republican Mitt Romney is shown defeating President Barack Obama 57 percent to 32 percent in a new poll for Forum Communications. Even if Obama managed to capture all of the undecided votes in North Dakota - which almost always votes Republican in presidential elections -...
October 23, 2012 - 8:24am
October 18, 2012
70,899 absentee ballots already cast in Minnesota
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced today that more than 140,000 Minnesota voters have requested absentee ballots. Of the ballots requested, 70,899 have already been returned by the voter and accepted. Ritchie also reminded voters that the absentee ballot period ends November...
October 18, 2012 - 4:43pm
Some parents protest Duluth school's 'Vote Yes' signs for Minnesota marriage amendment
At Holy Rosary School in Duluth, it's been a battle of the political signs some mornings, with one group of parents protesting the presence of...
October 18, 2012 - 11:05am
October 16, 2012
Pre-registration deadline to vote is Tuesday
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reminds Minnesotans that they only have until end of business on Tuesday, October 16 to pre-register to vote for the Nov. 6 General Election. To pre-register a voter's registration application must be received by the Office of the Minnesota Secretary...
October 16, 2012 - 9:42am
October 9, 2012
Obama, Romney split on energy policy; Upper Midwest has stake on both sides of argument
Republican Mitt Romney makes it clear that he is a friend of coal and oil as he campaigns for president. In his re-election effort, Democratic...
October 9, 2012 - 8:47am
October 4, 2012
Republican VP hopeful Ryan slots Minn. fundraiser
ST. PAUL -- Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is planning his first stop in Minnesota since joining Mitt Romney's ticket with a Minneapolis fundraiser slated for next week. An invitation says Ryan will be in town on Oct. 13 -- two days after his sole debate with Democratic...
October 4, 2012 - 12:02pm
November 23, 2010
Zogby Interactive: Obama falls to 39 percent, as support from Democrats continues to slide; he trails Romney, J. Bush & Gingrich in '12
UTICA, New York - President Barack Obama's job approval rating has dropped to the lowest point of his Presidency at 39 percent, and in potential match-ups with Republicans in 2012, he trails Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush and Newt Gingrich and is just one point ahead of Sarah Palin. The percentage...
November 23, 2010 - 9:19am
Second-place Emmer loses in Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans cast in the race to be recounted. "Those numbers are not going to change much at all now," said former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who leads...
November 23, 2010 - 8:33am
October 31, 2010
Fargo couple says Stewart-Colbert rally 'friendly'
According to a Fargo couple, sanity and civility won out at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. Kim Mali and her husband, Dan, flew to Washington, D.C., on Friday night to take in Saturday's spectacle. "Everyone was cool and pretty collected," Kim said after the event. "It...
October 31, 2010 - 10:32pm
September 24, 2010
Minnesota governor candidates differ on education
Minnesota governor candidates focused on predicable differences during a Thursday night education debate, but some agreements also surfaced. The Independence Party's Tom Horner, Republican Tom Emmer and Democrat Mark Dayton all said they would push for better early childhood education,...
September 24, 2010 - 8:59am
September 22, 2010
Dayton delivers second state budget proposal
Mark Dayton revised his state budget proposal Tuesday, reducing the expected take from his "tax the rich" proposal and adding a variety of other revenue enhancers and budget cuts. The Democratic Minnesota governor candidate said he would raise taxes and other revenues $3.6 billion...
September 22, 2010 - 10:32am
September 20, 2010
The L you say? It is critical to gov. race in Minnesota
Minnesota governor candidates need to get The L out. Get people in "The L" out to vote, that is. Those in The L are voters in the western and southern parts of the state, an area that would form an "L" on the map. Most L voters do not vote party line, so are prime targets of campaigns. "Particularly...
September 20, 2010 - 9:29am
September 15, 2010
Emmer outlines rest of budget plan, includes local cuts
Tom Emmer wants to limit state spending to revenues already flowing into Minnesota government, but achieving that goal would mean cuts in several areas. Among proposals getting the strongest reaction is a nearly $700 million cut to local governments. Emmer, Minnesota's Republican...
September 15, 2010 - 8:25am
September 8, 2010
Candidates follow the money
The traveling show that is the Minnesota race for governor came to the Northland for the first time Tuesday in a debate exactly eight weeks before the election. Republican Tom Emmer, DFLer Mark Dayton and Independence Party candidate Tom Horner did their best Tuesday morning to pull...
September 8, 2010 - 8:49am