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Charge dismissed against teen who left fake bomb in Peoples Park
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addictions
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Audubon man faces domestic assault charges
MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
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Raiders, Greyhounds to meet for Fosston holiday title
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
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
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
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
Helen C. Erickson
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
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
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
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
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
March 7, 2009
Minnesotans tired of Senate race, but know votes count
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans may be sick of hearing about the seemingly never-ending U.S. Senate election, recount and, now, trial, but many say that in the end it may produce more confidence in the electoral system. "It's gotten to the point where even the diehards are burned out," said...
March 7, 2009 - 9:45am
March 6, 2009
Minnesota Supreme Court rejects Franken's demand to be seated immediately
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court today rejected Al Franken's demand to immediately become a U.S. senator. In January, Franken asked the high court to order Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie to sign an election certificate so he could take office, even while...
March 6, 2009 - 3:12pm
March 4, 2009
Coleman hints at new election
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman says it may not be possible for the U.S. Senate election trial judges to determine who won the race, adding there is a chance judges might need to order a new election. There are more "illegal" votes in the tally than the 225 votes that separate him from Al...
March 4, 2009 - 9:00am
March 3, 2009
Franken looks to protect his victory as his case starts in election lawsuit
ST. PAUL - Now it is Al Franken's turn. Franken's campaign starts its case in Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election lawsuit today. The Democrat...
March 3, 2009 - 6:00am
March 2, 2009
Senate election trial judges reject city official's request for more money to testify
ST. PAUL - The U.S. Senate election trial judges rejected a Duluth city official's request for more money in return for his trial testimony. The three-judge panel this afternoon ruled that Duluth Clerk Jeff Cox is not entitled to reimbursement beyond what traditionally is given witnesses. Al...
March 2, 2009 - 3:27pm