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UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Spring truck weight restrictions start for central frost zone
Correction: Poles 'n Holes derby winners
Water, water everywhere...: Smithsonian traveling exhibit ‘Water/Ways’ opens Saturday in DL
Marquart bill would help Becker pay legal fees: Up to $150K to help defend against State Auditor’s lawsuit
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Lakers dominate Section gymnastics championships
Navratil’s late three gives Huskies victory in DL
BASKETBALL: DL boys defeat Albany for ninth straight win
HOCKEY: Lakers drop regular season finale in St. Paul
Wilke revved up for race season
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
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
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
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
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
Starship lands at Shooting Star this Friday
Joan A. Watland
Lois C. Lundmark
Adeline E. Carlson
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Tribune Editorial: Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
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
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
November 12, 2015
Gas prices expected to be low for holidays
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.25/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.7 cents per gallon in the...
November 12, 2015 - 5:10am
November 4, 2015
Keystone XL pipeline in doubt after pause
The Canadian company behind the proposed Keystone XL pipeline has asked the U.S. government to suspend review of the $8 billion project that sparked a political war between environmentalists and the oil industry. If granted by the U.S. State Department, the delay would likely take...
November 4, 2015 - 11:11am
October 29, 2015
REAP aid available to help MN farmers lower energy costs
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken recently announced that $1,613,774 in aid has been allotted to help Minnesota farmers lower energy costs and boost renewable energy. The support comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). REAP...
October 29, 2015 - 5:35am
Gas prices down 77 cents from last year
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 8.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.32/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the last...
October 29, 2015 - 5:05am
October 25, 2015
DL looks at starting solar garden
It's a sunshine day in Detroit Lakes... local public utilities customers will soon be given an opportunity to invest in solar energy. "We want to provide a good option for people in Detroit Lakes to invest in solar," says Detroit Lakes Public Utilities Manager Vernell Roberts....
October 25, 2015 - 5:20am
October 22, 2015
Gov. Dayton criticizes shift of oil shipments through Twin Cities
ST. PAUL – A letter issued by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday calls for an explanation behind routing changes of crude oil rail shipments. In the letter to BNSF President and CEO Carl Ice, Dayton says nearly 100,000 more people are within the ½-mile evacuation zone of...
October 22, 2015 - 8:50am
MN gas prices take big drop in past week
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 10.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.41/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...
October 22, 2015 - 5:10am
October 11, 2015
Mixed feelings about the ND oil boom
As long as this country continues to be dependent on fossil fuel to power its economy, the long-term effects of its consumption are going to...
October 11, 2015 - 6:00am
October 8, 2015
Gas prices up, but remember last year?
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 4.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.34/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.5 cents per gallon in the...
October 8, 2015 - 5:20am
October 2, 2015
Minnesota PUC puts Sandpiper project on hold after court decision
ST. PAUL — Minnesota regulators took the “wait and see approach” Thursday, putting a controversial oil pipeline on hold with potential courtroom battles looming. The state Public Utilities Commission voted to suspend its approval of a key permit needed for the Sandpiper pipeline...
October 2, 2015 - 8:32am
September 18, 2015
Gov. Dayton backs Sandpiper pipeline, but won't interfere in process
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton said he supports a pipeline to carry North Dakota crude oil across northern Minnesota, but Thursday added it is not his role to get involved in the details. His comments came after House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, tried to link the Democratic governor...
September 18, 2015 - 8:49am
September 17, 2015
More ethanol choices on the way for Minnesota, region
ST. PAUL — Finding gasoline mixed with higher percentages of ethanol soon will be easier for Upper Midwest motorists. A federal grant is due to help fund 620 new "blender pumps" around Minnesota that can dispense fuels with 15 percent to 85 percent ethanol content. That is third...
September 17, 2015 - 9:04am
September 16, 2015
Not so fast: Court orders Sandpiper review
A judicial panel overturned a state commission decision that a crude oil pipeline across Minnesota is needed, at least until the project’s environmental impact can be studied. It was not immediately clear what impact Monday’s Minnesota Appeals Court decision could have on construction...
September 16, 2015 - 10:12am
September 14, 2015
Minn. court orders environmental study before Sandpiper pipeline can proceed
ST. PAUL -- A judicial panel overturned a state commission decision that a crude oil pipeline across Minnesota is needed, at least until the project's environmental impact can be studied. It was not immediately clear what impact Monday's Minnesota Appeals Court decision could have...
September 14, 2015 - 2:37pm
The nature of Enbridge’s new Line 3 project is heart of lawsuit
The decision of a lawsuit against the U.S. State Department could hinge on whether or not an Enbridge pipeline project is considered a completely...
September 14, 2015 - 5:25am