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DL School Board approves $39 million budget for FY 2018
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner starts 'A Little Summer Fun' to keep town alive
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
Snake hiding in engine pops out at driver on Interstate 29
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State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
Angels fall at Pelican Rapids
Busker, Herzog top five at Duluth Jr. PGA
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Bakko family welcomes son
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Richard M. Lynch
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
James Ray Peach
Warren C. Koester
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Sen. Al Franken column: Healthcare plan would hammer Minnesota and Becker County
Letter: Vaping can help people quit smoking
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
Pine to Palm
December 5, 2015
Who wields the U.S. oil industry power?
This past week, and the one upcoming, negotiators from over 190 countries will have gathered in Paris for the 21st conference on climate change led by the United Nations. The conference will particularly put the spotlight on the U.S., India, and China, which are the three largest...
December 5, 2015 - 5:50am
December 3, 2015
Barring surprises, gas prices to keep falling
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.96 per gallon Nov. 29, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.4 cents per gallon...
December 3, 2015 - 5:20am
November 19, 2015
Gas below $2, may go lower
Santa has arrived at the gas pump. The price of regular unleaded gasoline has dipped below $2 a gallon at several stations in the Fargo-Moorhead area and experts from AAA in North Dakota and Minnesota say they could go lower still, perhaps through February. “If you like low...
November 19, 2015 - 5:50am
November 14, 2015
Keystone all about business
The decision by TransCanada Corp. to request suspension of the Keystone XL pipeline permit is more about energy economics and Canadian/U.S. politics than it is about environmental activism. The environmentalists who are cheering the apparent demise of the project as a victory for...
November 14, 2015 - 5:15am
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