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Ponsford woman charged with drugs
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MNsure plans to spend $12.5 million for website, call center fixes
Lady Raiders’ playoff runs deep, but ends vs. Cougars
Surviving the Birkie and Seneca
Braun's late game heroics give Bison berth into NCAA tournament
Lakers hit goal of winning 18 games
Vikings to dip into free agency
In the Zone
Lakes Area Photography Show proves picturesque for second year in a row
M State cyber team wins state competition
Franken seeks poetry entries for contest
Everday Gourmet: Prep and freeze recipes for your slow cooker
Social Security: Federal, but not state, taxes can be voluntarily withheld from benefits
Friends & Neighbors
Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
Prairie chicken blind available next month at Hamden Slough
Brad Laabs: When do you think area lakes will be ice free?
Blane Klemek: Like Aladdin’s carpet, flying squirrels really don’t fly — they glide
Learn how to make maple syrup at Minnesota state parks
Amazon raising annual Prime membership fee to $99
Computer businesses install themselves in town
Another try at Sunday liquor sales could start with 'baby step'
DL's Chris Reep earns top honors for growth
General surgeon joins Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes
Our Opinion: New sales tax is a smart move
Lynn Hummel: A boxful of unused commas
All voters should get involved in political process
Women’s history: by the numbers
Teacher exams important but not a one-size-fits-all
Sweet Colleens coming to Top Hat Theatre March 22
‘Magic of Dr. Seuss’ at area libraries next week
Red River Valley Fair to feature Pickler, Hairball
Grace Lutheran hosts Hop Into Spring Dinner March 22
Danell Haspel: ‘Wearin’ of the Green’ at Detroit Lakes Library
St. Patrick's Day Specials
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
May 16, 2013
Is your TV or computer sucking up too much energy?
Televisions, DVD players, and computers are common household devices that can use a lot of electricity, even when turned off. Some older TVs, for instance, can use up to 40 percent of the full “on” power when turned off, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce. It...
May 16, 2013 - 2:32pm
June 9, 2011
Battling the heat and the bill
Rising summer temperatures set the stage for a battle between you and your energy bills. There is hope for victory in the form of tips that will...
June 9, 2011 - 8:41am
February 8, 2009
Wind farms stir up worry in Glyndon
February 8, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Big Stone approval has strings attached
An electric transmission project in western Minnesota can go forward -- with conditions aimed at protecting ratepayers and the environment --...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Regulators approve Big Stone II lines
ST. PAUL - Utility regulators backed a controversial plan today to build large electric transmission lines in western Minnesota, but required...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Big Stone II plant may be approved by regulators next week
ALEXANDRIA - After years of delays and debating, state regulators may clear the air next week on a pending western Minnesota electric transmission project related to the Big Stone II coal-fired power plant. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday plans to decide whether...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
Big Stone II case centers on projections
ST. PAUL - The fate of an electric transmission line project in western Minnesota may rest on who regulators decide has better predictions. Utility companies seeking to build a power plant in South Dakota and boost electric transmission capacity in western Minnesota say a coal-fired...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am