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Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
In-home daycare providers particularly feeling the stress of new regulations
Introducing the Ice Harvest 440: CMPR vintage sled races coming to Little Detroit Lake Feb. 24
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Tips to make being on ice safer
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Hibbert extends points lead at Eastern National
DL PeeWee A’s advance to Regions
Perham’s Lopez seals section title over DL
U.S. women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold
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
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
Lakeshirts announces annual profit share
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
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
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
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
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
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
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
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October 11, 2010
LP-A candidate forum slated for Oct. 25
The Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters and Lake Park Audubon School District's Community Education Department will co-host a School Board Candidate Forum on Monday, Oct. 25 in the Theatre of the High School beginning at 7 p.m. Seven candidates have filed for the four open...
October 11, 2010 - 2:08pm
Legislative, county, city, school board candidate forums announced
The Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters and the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce will co-host a series of Candidate Forums in the weeks prior to the Nov. 2 general election. The four forums will include candidates for State House and Senate seats representing Becker...
October 11, 2010 - 12:28pm
COLA, League of Women Voters host county commission candidate forum
The Becker County Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) and the Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters announce a candidate forum for County Commission candidates. This event will focus specifically on environmental and natural resource issues affecting Becker County. The forum...
October 11, 2010 - 12:25pm
October 10, 2010
Horner endorsed by big-name Republicans who say Emmer is too extreme
SUGGESTED HED: POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Horner rolls out endorsements ST. PAUL -- Tom Horner's campaign has rolled out big-name supporters for the Independence Party governor candidate. The campaign brought out a baker's dozen former Republican lawmakers to announce they support...
October 10, 2010 - 12:11pm
October 5, 2010
Political Notebook: Questions aside, Dayton polls well
Questions about political poll accuracy are increasing this campaign season, but a couple of recent polls were good news for Minnesota Democratic governor candidate Mark Dayton. Still, Dayton said: "We always thought it would be close." The University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute-Minnesota...
October 5, 2010 - 9:09am
October 3, 2010
State auditor candidates on the attack
October 3, 2010 - 11:48am
September 26, 2010
U.S. House 7th District: Byberg raises $300,000 against Peterson
If money could vote, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson must be feeling nervous. Lee Byberg of Willmar, the Republican challenger to DFLer Peterson's...
September 26, 2010 - 8:31pm
September 22, 2010
Zogby Interactive: Democrats take one-point lead In Congressional generic ballot; Obama approval goes up to 49%
Zogby Interactive: Democrats Take One-Point Lead In Congressional Generic Ballot; Obama Approval Goes Up to 49% Democrats have taken a one percentage point lead over Republicans on which party's candidate voters intend to choose in the Congressional election; and President Barack...
September 22, 2010 - 12:35am
September 4, 2010
Emmer, Dayton, Horner mix it up at state fair debate
SUGGESTED HED: Candidates show extremes, but eventual moderation likely FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.
September 4, 2010 - 7:17pm
August 17, 2010
Dayton Invites Minnesota Chamber and Minnesota Business Partnership to help find budget cuts
Today, DFL gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton invited leaders of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and the Minnesota Business Partnership to work with him in the next month to identify areas where future state spending can be cut without causing drastic effects on the lives of Minnesotans....
August 17, 2010 - 10:18am
Zogby Interactive: GOP losing lead in Congressional vote preference -- now just 42%-41%
UTICA, New York - Republicans lead Democrats, 42%-41%, among likely voters on the question of which party's candidates for Congress they intend to support. This is a tightening of the GOP margin from July 29, when Republicans led, 46%-38%. President Barack Obama's approval rating...
August 17, 2010 - 9:44am
August 12, 2010
Kelliher concedes election to Dayton
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton is the Democratic-Farmer-Labor governor candidate. Opponent Margaret Anderson Kelliher made it official late Wednesday morning when she conceded. "I just spoke with Mark Dayton and congratulated him on winning the DFL primary," Kelliher said in a statement....
August 12, 2010 - 10:16am
Ritchie: Primary voter turnout highest in a decade
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie said that more than 580,000 eligible Minnesota voters participated in Minnesota's first August primary. The number is based on preliminary results reported by local election officials. Ritchie indicated that the percentage of voters casting...
August 12, 2010 - 9:53am
August 11, 2010
It's John Okeson vs. Cyndi Anderson and Donald Skarie vs John Bellefeuille in county board race
BY NATHAN BOWE email@example.com An incumbent Becker County commissioner was knocked out of one race and anther commissioner race ended in a virtual tie in Tuesday's primary election. The top two vote-getters in each district move on to the general election in November. In...
August 11, 2010 - 1:00am
August 4, 2010
Zogby Interactive: GOP takes 8-point lead over Democrats in congressional vote preference
Republicans have taken a 46 percent to 38 percent lead over Democrats on the question of which party's candidates for Congress likely voters say they will support in November. The same poll finds President Barack Obama's approval rating at 43 percent. The July 27-29 interactive...
August 4, 2010 - 2:21pm