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Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
November 25, 2017
Franken has been effective fighter on women's issues
Sen. Al Franken has apologized for his affonts against women, has welcomed an Ethics Committee investigation, and has announced he does not plan to resign. We support that decision, because he has been a serious and effective senator for Minnesota, and his record in Congress shows...
November 25, 2017 - 8:00am
July 12, 2017
Minn. Sen. Al Franken, David Letterman to collaborate on climate change video series
Longtime late-night host David Letterman hit pause on his retirement - he joined Sen. Al Franken for several videos on climate change that debuted...
July 12, 2017 - 10:28am
June 14, 2017
Klobuchar, Franken announce millions of dollars in AmeriCorps funding for Minnesota
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken recently announced that Minnesota has received nearly $25 million in AmeriCorps funding. The grants are from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for service initiatives and...
June 14, 2017 - 2:50pm
April 22, 2017
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members of the U.S. Senate. Which says a lot, considering the chamber boasts former presidential hopefuls like John McCain, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio,...
April 22, 2017 - 11:26am
February 10, 2017
Franken says President Trump is 'at war with everybody'
February 10, 2017 - 10:19am
February 26, 2010
Editorial: More protection needed for workers in corporate bankruptcies
Cheers to U.S. Sen. Al Franken for supporting legislation to curb abuses that deprive employees and retirees of their earnings and retirement savings when businesses collapse. The "Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act" would make several changes to Chapter...
February 26, 2010 - 5:02pm
July 17, 2009
Franken staff stops in Detroit Lakes
Although his office isn't quite set up, Sen. Al Franken's staff is already hard at work. On Day 3 of a 66-city tour, one of the three teams of Franken's staff members stopped in Detroit Lakes Thursday to see what is on constituents' minds. In Detroit Lakes, they found topics varying...
July 17, 2009 - 6:24pm
July 14, 2009
Franken staff to hold town hall meeting in Detroit Lakes Thursday
In one of his first actions as Minnesota's second Senator, U.S. Sen. Al Franken will take his state office on the road. Franken's staff will hold 66 Open Office Hour sessions across Minnesota over the next three weeks. "I came to Washington to work for the people of Minnesota. I'm...
July 14, 2009 - 10:38am
April 17, 2009
Coleman relies on 'equal protection' argument
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman says a constitutional principle, ensuring all voters are treated equally, drives his continuing U.S. Senate election fight. The former senator said his appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court about the 2008 election outcome, which he plans to file Monday afternoon...
April 17, 2009 - 3:00pm
April 14, 2009
Franken declared winner - for now
Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sent to Washington, a Minnesota three-judge panel ruled Monday evening. It still may be months before a new senator is seated, however. Norm Coleman plans to appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court. The loser at that level...
April 14, 2009 - 9:34am
April 7, 2009
Franken takes bigger vote lead in ballot recount
ST. PAUL - Al Franken took a lead of more than 300 votes today as a three-judge panel counted U.S. Senate absentee ballots that had not been...
April 7, 2009 - 1:19pm
Minnesota's contentious, tedious Senate trial could end today
ST. PAUL - What could be the final day of Minnesota's U.S. Senate trial is receiving more attention than it did during seven weeks of testimony. Today's activities drew a packed crowd of reporters, campaign staff, family of court staff and some members of the public into a courtroom...
April 7, 2009 - 11:21am
April 3, 2009
Alexandria voter part of Senate recount saga
ALEXANDRIA - When Ole Nyland of Alexandria voted last fall, he did what he's been doing for the last three or four elections. He got an absentee ballot and visited his wife, Eleanor, at Knute Nelson nursing home. Together, they went through their ballots and decided who to vote...
April 3, 2009 - 3:01pm
April 1, 2009
Senate race heads to high court
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman will appeal his U.S.
April 1, 2009 - 11:02am
March 31, 2009
In blow to Coleman, court orders just 400 ballots be examined
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's U.S.
March 31, 2009 - 3:06pm