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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
October 18, 2010
Lawmakers head back for special session today -- Goal is $80 million for flood-hit communities
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are returning to St. Paul today with a goal of appropriating $80 million to help communities hit by floods and tornadoes. Most of the money would go to southern Minnesotans who endured floods last month, but $6.6 million is set aside for Wanda and...
October 18, 2010 - 8:42am
October 17, 2010
Dayton brings his longtime public service to governor's race
OWATONNA, Minn. -- Sweat covered the former U.S. senator's face. A lot of sweat. Mark Dayton, now running for governor, spent time in Owatonna cleaning up a home basement after recent flooding. His well-worn gloves and jeans showed that the man born into one of Minnesota's best-known...
October 17, 2010 - 12:45pm
October 11, 2010
Group pledges to watch for voter fraud
A coalition of conservative political groups is organizing a program to prevent voter fraud in the Nov. 2 election. Election Integrity Watch is recruiting volunteers to join what it calls "surveillance teams" to observe polling places, organizers from the Tea Party, Minnesota Majority...
October 11, 2010 - 2:35pm
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