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Dakota Access Pipeline camp closure goes fairly peacefully despite 2 hurt and 10 arrested
Just do it: Klobuchar, Grassley, McCain urge new HHS secretary to consider importation of prescription drugs from Canada
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Two local students graduate from UM-Morris
Smith named to dean's list at University of Nebraska
Detroit Lakes students on dean's list at Mankato
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
She's ready...: New Holiday gas station opens to ‘pumped’ community
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
Albert M. Finch
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
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
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
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
April 23, 2015
Minnesota gains 7,800 jobs in March
Minnesota employers add 7,800 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The agency said the state has added 50,829 jobs over the past year, a growth rate of 1.9 percent. The U.S....
April 23, 2015 - 5:30am
April 2, 2015
Job openings up 47 percent from year ago
Job vacancies in Minnesota rose to 88,900 in the fourth quarter of 2014, a 47 percent increase from the same period a year earlier, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The agency said Minnesota had 1.1 unemployed...
April 2, 2015 - 5:15am
March 11, 2015
State 2014 jobs report disappoints
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s labor market didn’t finish 2014 as strongly as expected. Releasing its annual revision of employment data Tuesday, the state’s Department of Employment and Economic Development reported that Minnesota added 11,620 fewer jobs between December 2013 and...
March 11, 2015 - 5:30am