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Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo for law enforcement announcement, discuss drug crisis
Hornet nine open with win at Crookston
UCB track teams fourth at Barnesville Booster
Sharp “best boxer” in Proctor
Herzog medalist, Laker girls win at The Meadows
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
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
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
Harriet E. Anderson
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
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
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
April 9, 2018
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Arvig, the area's leading broadband provider, is looking to hire more than 160 employees this year in its construction division, IT and sales departments. "We have projects planned throughout this year and beyond that require significant resources to complete and maintain so we can...
April 9, 2018 - 10:57am
August 18, 2017
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
Whether you're ready to retire, just joining the workforce, or somewhere in between, regularly reviewing your Social Security earnings record...
August 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 8, 2017
Help wanted: WorkForce Center connects employers and job seekers
All three floors of the Minnesota WorkForce Center in Detroit Lakes were abuzz with activity on April 6, as employers and job seekers flooded...
April 8, 2017 - 11:04am
August 1, 2016
‘Perfect storm’ is causing a need for employees in Detroit Lakes
It seems that anywhere you turn in Detroit Lakes there is a ‘Help Wanted’ sign lining a business window, but unemployment rates are slowly...
August 1, 2016 - 11:32am
May 8, 2016
Area teens get hands-on, real life experience with internships
Through a fledgling partnership between TEAM Industries and the four Minnesota school districts where their manufacturing facilities reside –...
May 8, 2016 - 5:55am
March 17, 2016
5,000 jobs cut in Jan. Jobless rate at 3.7%
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Minnesota held steady at 3.7 percent in January, according to figures released recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in January. State employers eliminated...
March 17, 2016 - 5:20am
February 4, 2016
Minnesota sees 9,100 new jobs in December
Minnesota employers added 9,100 jobs in December, according to seasonally adjusted figures released recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Those figures, combined with November figures that were revised upward by 2,000 jobs, brought job gains...
February 4, 2016 - 5:15am
December 20, 2015
State adds 7,200 jobs
Minnesota employers added 7,200 jobs in November, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Those figures, combined with October figures that were revised from 1,700 jobs lost to 200 jobs gained,...
December 20, 2015 - 5:30am
November 5, 2015
Workplace injuries at all-time low in state
Minnesota’s estimated workplace injury and illness rate for 2014 decreased to its lowest rate since measurement started in 1973. According to the annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, the state had an estimated 3.7 OSHA-recordable nonfatal workplace injuries and...
November 5, 2015 - 5:25am
October 4, 2015
Celebrate Minnesota’s manufacturing
Minnesota’s second largest industry is manufacturing, and Becker County is a good representative of that statistic. Gov. Mark Dayton proclaimed Oct. 1-10 to be Minnesota Manufacturers Week (though it’s longer than a week), supporting the more than 311,000 manufacturing jobs...
October 4, 2015 - 5:05am
September 18, 2015
Franken backs proposal to let workers earn paid leave to care for newborns, sick family
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) —the top Democrat on the Employment and Workplace Safety Subcommittee—has thrown his support behind legislation that would create a national paid family and medical leave insurance program. Current family and medical leave law provides unpaid,...
September 18, 2015 - 5:50am
September 17, 2015
MN gets $5 million in job growth grants
Minnesota received a new federal apprenticeship grant of $5 million that will bring more than 800 individuals into newly registered apprenticeship programs in 29 different high-growth occupations. The federal grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s American Apprenticeship Initiative...
September 17, 2015 - 5:25am
July 19, 2015
Labor shortage needs multi-faceted fix
As employers in northwestern Minnesota know, the workforce shortage isn’t just approaching. It’s already here. That’s why Digi-Key runs commuter buses from Crookston, Bagley, Minn., and East Grand Forks to its Thief River Falls headquarters, and offers scholarships, relocation...
July 19, 2015 - 5:35am
July 12, 2015
CEP receives grant for youth
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded a two-year, $250,000 grant to the Detroit Lakes office of the Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment (CEP) Program. According to Vicki Leaderbrand, director of operations and human resources for the...
July 12, 2015 - 5:25am
May 22, 2015
Minnesota adds 7,400 jobs, jobless rate drops
ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 7,400 jobs in April, according to figures released Thursday by the state's Department of Employment and Economic Development. Minnesota's unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage point to 3.7 percent, from a revised 3.8 percent in March. Steve...
May 22, 2015 - 8:23am