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United Way honors Becker County’s heroes
Korean war vet’s remains return home
DL alderman resigns; who will fill seat?
Compassion House’s change over to women is going well
White Earth Tribal and Community College is offering four free summer classes to anyone
NDSU duo and Laker alums shine in freshman golf seasons
Hawley Valley Plains Meet track results
Lakers walk off two wins over Cardinals
DL baseball sweeps at Staples
Frazee girls fourth at HOL Hawley
Museum’s bear trap has rich history
Turning back the pages
Museum to host Hidden History event
Friday Matters: Everyday Peace to Hope
Thursday Matters: Everyday Hope
Friends & Neighbors
Carhartt store opens in DL despite construction
Essentia DL receives stroke education fund
Minnesota gains 7,800 jobs in March
Gas prices jump up in Minnesota this week
Small bump up in gas prices throughout MN
DLHS Student Art Show to open Sunday at Trinity Lutheran in DL
DLMS Band Concert is Thursday
Simply Pink Truly Teal: Run/walk supports cancer patients
Stressed? Calm down and visit your library
Keeping Music Live grants available for Minnesota artists
Tribal college extending its arms
Union needed between development, environment
Letter: Becker County Transit serves seniors well
Letter: Four-way stop at Frazee and Washington a delight
Working to meet a healthy community’s needs
Prairie chicken show exceeds expectations
Unpredictable spring weather slows the bite
Eastern bluebirds among the favorites of bird enthusiasts
Go take a hike
Wild turkey hunters in five counties asked to help with avian influenza surveillance
Spring Laker Book
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
April 24, 2014
MN bucks national trend with gas prices
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.3 cents per gallon in...
business / business briefs
April 24, 2014 - 6:00am
October 10, 2013
Minnesota gas prices fall lower than average
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 6.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.25/g at the beginning of the week, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.2 cents...
business / business briefs
October 10, 2013 - 11:00am
September 27, 2013
Minnesota Power energy plan gets OK
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved Minnesota Power’s plan to add more wind-generated electricity, add some hydro and natural-gas-generated electricity and to continue burning coal as well. The commission on Wednesday approved the utility’s 2013 energy road...
September 27, 2013 - 9:20am
June 20, 2013
Minnesota gas prices drop below national average
DULUTH, Minn. - Minnesota’s brush with record-high gas prices -- among the highest in the U.S. - has ended, with the statewide average price this week dropping below the national average for the first time in weeks. The average price per gallon of regular unleaded self-serve...
June 20, 2013 - 8:09am
May 18, 2013
Minnesota motorists get gas pains
Welcome to spring: higher gasoline prices have been clobbering Minnesota since two large Chicago-area refineries shut down for extended maintenance. The price of a gallon of regular gas averaged $3.42 on April 21. On Friday morning it was $4.15 at most Detroit Lakes gas stations. “Yeah,...
May 18, 2013 - 12:00pm
January 20, 2009
Speaker questions value of ethanol
FARGO - The U.S.
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Food vs. fuel splits farmers' opinions
REDWOOD FALLS -- Emotions are rising nationally as leaders debate the question about whether biofuels such as ethanol are driving up food and other prices. Those at FarmFest Wednesday heard national and state experts deliver a definitive "it depends" answer to the question that...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 19, 2008
America needs to find a way to end its fossil fuels dependency
U.S. airlines can't keep up with fuel costs, so they add new fees for even one piece of checked luggage. Farmers watch and worry as input prices soar. The post office raises the cost of stamps to help compensate for rising gas prices. Families scale back on summer travel to cope with...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 29, 2008
Oil traders blamed for rising fuel prices
ST. PAUL - Politicians and those affected by high fuel prices from Minnesota to Washington, D.C. say an arcane system of buying and selling oil futures -- without any oil actually changing hands -- has doubled prices. High fuel prices especially hurt the traveling public, even...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
Rising fuel costs cause budget woes for DL
DETROIT LAKES - It's no secret increasing fuel prices are affecting everyone. The city is no exception. Sixty percent of budgeted funds for fuel are already gone in only the first five months of the year.
Detroit Lakes / news
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am