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Female students learning they can have any career they want
Former LP-A high school finally sells
Dry spring: Lake level down a foot
DL grad, wife moved to Nepal, now cleaning up after earthquake
DL doctor going home to help
Lakers track sweeps Craig Fredrickson Invite
JV baseball off to 6-1 start
LPA track competes at Mahnomen
Unique doubles pair seals match for Lakers
Lakers hand Perham first loss in Thursday double dip
Couple decides to take train west, enjoy scenery instead of driving
Vermilion to host Gov. Fishing Opener
How to prove you’ve returned product without tracking slip
Friday Matters: Everyday Happy
Thursday Matters: Everyday MERCY
Friends & Neighbors
Theater in DL re-opening in time for ‘Avengers’
Mayfield named DL Newspapers editor
Drewes joins b. Salon as independent sytlist
Beauchamp hired at Bell State Bank, DL
Managing money in step-families
Gathering at the Gala: Free music and arts fest coming to DL
Street Corner Renaissance in Ulen May 9
Fargo Theatre to feature Dawes, Brandi Carlile this summer
Artist opens studio in Pelican Rapids
Who’s who in ‘The Avengers’: A tutorial for new fans
Severe LGA cuts a betrayal
Money and politics: We need change now
Letter: Protect yourself from dog bites
Are you ready, really ready, to launch?
New challenges facing rural people in coming years
Low water, ice damage may make boat launches difficult
Anticipation of an ‘opener to remember’
Black bears, abundant in MN, are rarely seen
Bass fishing opportunities expanded this year in MN
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
2015 Spring Home Magazine
2015 Spring Sports Magazine
2015 Business & Industry Review
Spring Laker Book
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
January 16, 2015
Minnesota study shows lack of oil safety training
ST. PAUL -- Many Minnesota public safety workers say they are not prepared to deal with an oil train or pipeline accident. They told the state Public Safety Department they are not adequately trained and some did not know what type of equipment they need to fight an oil fire, the...
January 16, 2015 - 8:14am
January 15, 2015
MN gas prices fall nearly 7 cents, again
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 6.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.93/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the last...
business / business briefs
January 15, 2015 - 1:00pm
M State Wadena launching gas program
Securing a job in the natural gas industry is about to become easier for workers around this region. M State in Wadena is launching a new program that is so unique that only three other colleges across the United States offer it. It’s called the “Gas Utility Construction...
January 15, 2015 - 9:00am
Trains roll through low oil prices
ST. PAUL -- Plunging oil prices do not immediately mean fewer trains will cross Minnesota, a state railroad expert says. North Dakota oilfield activity has slowed since prices tumbled, but Dave Christianson of the Minnesota Department of Transportation told state senators Wednesday...
January 15, 2015 - 8:19am
Helms: Oil production could decline by third quarter
BISMARCK -- November oil production in North Dakota barely hit an all-time high, but low oil prices could lead to too few rigs to maintain current production levels, the state's top oil regulator said Wednesday. The state produced an average of 1,187,206 barrels a day in November...
January 15, 2015 - 8:13am
January 14, 2015
Activists gather across Minnesota to protest Keystone XL, tar sands oil extraction
MINNEAPOLIS -- More than two dozen protesters gathered Tuesday in a chilly Government Plaza in downtown Minneapolis to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline during the end of business hours. Protesters held signs, sang songs and passed out informational cards to pedestrians...
January 14, 2015 - 8:23am
January 13, 2015
Pipeline proponents, opponents converge on Crookston
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- An uneven split between proponents and opponents of the proposed Sandpiper pipeline didn't keep either side from getting their voices heard Monday at public hearing here. About 100 people turned out to testify in support of or against -- a majority of those...
January 13, 2015 - 8:08am
January 8, 2015
Hundreds pack emotional Sandpiper oil pipeline hearing in Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Roughly 500 people attended a hearing in Bemidji that may help decide the fate of the Sandpiper oil pipeline planned to cross...
January 8, 2015 - 8:04am
January 7, 2015
Gas prices continue to fall
Letting the car run a little extra in the winter, making an extra trip to town or taking a weekend drive doesn’t seem so detrimental to the checkbook anymore. Gas has dropped below $2 in the area, a first since 2009. According to historical data at GasBuddy.com, prices in...
January 7, 2015 - 3:30pm
January 6, 2015
Sandpiper oil pipeline gets support, criticism
DULUTH, Minn. -- The proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline across northern Minnesota is either a safer way to move domestic energy or an immoral boost for fossil fuels and climate change. That was the gamut of testimony Tuesday in Duluth at a public hearing on the proposed, all-new,...
January 6, 2015 - 9:58pm
Public hearing draws strong support for pro-, anti-Sandpiper camps
ST. PAUL -- The first public hearing of a weeklong tour of the state regarding the proposed Sandpiper pipeline Monday afternoon had a very different feel to it than past Minnesota Public Utilities Commission meetings on the subject. The commission held the hearing in a ballroom...
January 6, 2015 - 8:07am
December 30, 2014
Federal heating aid decreased
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken worry that reduced federal heating assistance for poor Minnesotans will leave too many cold homes as temperatures begin to dip to traditional winter levels. The Minnesota Democrats report that the program known as LIHEAP only has enough funding...
news / government
December 30, 2014 - 12:30pm
Gas falls below $2 in many regional locations
For holiday travelers in the region, Santa has delivered a nice present. In many cities along the major interstates, gas prices are below $2 a gallon or really close. The lowest price in the region found was in Sioux Falls, S.D., where gas was as low as $1.89 for a gallon of...
business / business briefs
December 30, 2014 - 9:30am
December 22, 2014
Gas prices expected to stay low for the holidays
DULUTH, Minn. -- For more than 80 days, motorists have enjoyed plummeting gas prices to levels not seen since 2009. Since Thanksgiving alone,...
December 22, 2014 - 9:00am
December 19, 2014
Pipeline decision sparks protest at governor’s office
ST. PAUL -- Environmental activists are calling on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to come to their aid once again, asking the governor to reach out to Washington and advocate for more strict adherence to federal oil pipeline regulations. Protesters with environmental group MN350 marched...
December 19, 2014 - 8:31am