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Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in Becker County
To the Rezcue!: Stray dogs run rampant on White Earth...until now
Police, FBI issue warning over new social app
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Martin E. Cox
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
June 8, 2016
Renewable energy financier drops out of sight
Plans for wind turbines and solar power in Frazee and Audubon have been dealt a setback by the disappearance from the scene of the major promoter...
June 8, 2016 - 10:13am
June 2, 2016
Weekly Minnesota fuel update
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have not moved in the past week, averaging $2.26/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.0 cents per gallon in the last week...
June 2, 2016 - 5:30am
May 27, 2016
Trump ready to unleash oil industry
Donald Trump pledged ‘complete’ American energy independence and a focus on putting workers before regulations Thursday to a crowd that is...
May 27, 2016 - 12:14pm
May 19, 2016
‘Pressure on gas prices this summer’
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 5.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.11/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.7 cents per gallon...
May 19, 2016 - 5:40am
May 5, 2016
Gas prices rise as supply glut shrinks
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 9.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.09 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 8.1 cents per gallon...
May 5, 2016 - 5:45am
A spring all-night rain is like a fresh start
There is nothing like an all-night rain following a low-snow winter and a dry spring to lift our spirits and give us the feeling of a fresh start. Suddenly, almost overnight, it’s green again. For the farmer, water is life. For the gardener, water is blooming flowers and juicy tomatoes....
May 5, 2016 - 5:25am
April 28, 2016
Gas prices fell in MN, but nat’l average up
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2 a gallon, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.4 cents per gallon in the last...
April 28, 2016 - 5:25am
April 21, 2016
OPEC false alarm stirs gasoline prices
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 14.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.05/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 6.9 cents per gallon in...
April 21, 2016 - 5:20am
April 20, 2016
Sandpiper meeting is May 3
Staff from the Department of Commerce, the Public Utilities Commission and Enbridge/North Dakota Pipeline Company will be hosting public comment meetings regarding the proposed Sandpiper Pipeline on May 3 in Park Rapids. These public meetings will provide Minnesotans an opportunity...
April 20, 2016 - 9:57am
April 14, 2016
Gas prices low for this time of year
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.91/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the...
April 14, 2016 - 5:20am
April 8, 2016
No discipline for state worker’s anti-sandpiper bias
A state investigation into a regulatory employee whose emails appeared biased against the Sandpiper oil pipeline “did not produce any cause for disciplinary action,” Minnesota Pollution Control Agency commissioner John Linc Stine said by letter Monday. The investigation arose...
April 8, 2016 - 5:45am
Enbridge protestors found guilty of trespassing
A judge on Friday rejected the defense of three men who were arrested during an anti-pipeline demonstration inside Enbridge Energy’s downtown...
April 8, 2016 - 5:40am
March 11, 2016
MnDOT to start using LED roadway lighting
The Minnesota Depart-ment of Transportation is undertaking a statewide lighting conversion project and saving some money along the way. The project involves converting more than 28,500 roadway lights from traditional high-pressure sodium to LED or light emitting diode technology....
March 11, 2016 - 5:45am
March 3, 2016
Gas prices shoot up
Gasoline prices in Detroit Lakes have shot up 50 cents a gallon in the past few weeks, from $1.39 to $1.89, and will likely break the $2 mark...
March 3, 2016 - 5:45am
Teachers earn credits at OT power seminar
Otter Tail Power Company will sponsor up to 10 teachers from its Minnesota and South Dakota service area to attend the Lignite Energy Council’s 31st annual Teacher Education Seminar: Energy, Economics and Environment. This seminar will take place June 13-16 at Bismarck State College’s...
March 3, 2016 - 5:30am