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Audubon man faces domestic assault charges
MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
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
March 1, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton speech at water summit
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to clean the state’s...
March 1, 2016 - 3:12pm
February 21, 2016
Enbridge pushes back pipeline projects
Another delay on the time table of two oil pipeline projects in northern Minnesota has opponents of the projects declaring victory. Enbridge...
February 21, 2016 - 5:20am
February 18, 2016
Otter Tail Power seeks to raise Minnesota electricity rates
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Otter Tail Power Co. filed a request Tuesday with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission seeking to raise electricity...
February 18, 2016 - 8:17am