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Moderate Drought Conditions Continue
Proposed bill could give families religious right to stop autopsies
Waubun woman is sentenced on burglary charge
Detroit Lakes woman finds long lost sister
Hailey Jutz to speak at Suicide Awareness seminar
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Henri Patrick LaFond
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Billy Currington at Shooting Star this Friday
DiBlasio at MSUM Friday
Three community theater shows set for this weekend at Holmes
Soul Asylum: Alt-rock favorites to bring tour to Fargo
Shrine and Jose Cole circuses coming to Detroit Lakes
Letter: Big Tobacco continues to target kids with cigars, smokeless tobacco
State taxes hit rich and poor alike
Guest editorial: Health bills make sense
Other opinions: Dayton to railroads: You make a problem, you own it
Letter: Thanks DL Newspapers for Debbie Griffith column
Ed Schultz hopes venture on Wrong Lake is the right move
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Ruffed grouse — the drummer of the woods
Keep up on new, changing angling rules
Spring fire season could start early
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
Detroit Lakes / opinion
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...
Detroit Lakes / news
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...
Detroit Lakes / news
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 counted before. The Democrat's lead over Norm Coleman grew to 312 votes with the count in what could be the final day of Minnesota's U.S. Senate...
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