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Legislature picks university regents from varied backgrounds
Wisconsin union debate leads to Minnesota invitation
Lawmaker's culture crusade draws apology demand
Federal bust nets seven drug trafficking indictments
Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
Albany knocks off top-seeded Lakers in Section final
Freeman advances to state diving finals
Nielsen double-double leads Lakers over Sabres in playoff opener
Three Lakers named to All-Section 8A hockey team
Cowboys upset Nuggets in 8AA south basketball final
Perham man pens new book series
Thursday Matters: Everyday Delete
Pork replaces veal in this tasty saltimbocca dish
Earnings test doesn’t usually include pre- retirement income
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Friends & Neighbors
Business manager named for DL Newpapers
Waller joins Bell State Bank in Detroit Lakes
Eyelash extension tech opens DL studio
Refinery issues spark fuel price jump in MN
Booking a scam-free vacay
Artists to take up residence at Kirkbride
Book ‘1965’ shines spotlight on music’s ‘most revolutionary year’
Emerging writers grant meeting is set for March 16 in Bemidji
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Letter: Thanks for supporting Giving Hearts Day
Letter: Environmental record ‘mischaracterized’ in letter
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 11, 2015
Becker Soil and Water District gets $655K in grants
When the Minnesota Board of Soil & Water Resources announced the allocation of more than $14 million in 2015 Clean Water Fund grants on Jan. 26, the Becker Soil & Water Conservation District was a big winner. Two of Becker SWCD’s Clean Water Fund grant applications, totaling...
February 11, 2015 - 12:15pm
August 3, 2013
Talks begin for disaster-funding legislative session
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s staff has begun discussions about whether a special legislative session is needed to appropriate the state’s portion of funds to recover from June storms. Spokesmen for Dayton and legislative leaders say there have been no face-to-face...
news / legislative
August 3, 2013 - 9:00am
May 13, 2009
CEP receives grant money for youth
Rural Minnesota CEP (RMCEP) has been awarded $2.5 million in stimulus funding from the Department of Employment and Economic Development. The emphasis for this funding will be on summer employment for youth.
May 13, 2009 - 1:44pm
College campuses call for support
MOORHEAD - Investing in higher education is an economic stimulus package, a university president said Thursday. Minnesota State University...
February 13, 2009 - 9:00am
February 9, 2009
Moorhead school officials to discuss at meeting tonight more details about proposed $4.9 million in budget cuts
MOORHEAD - The Moorhead School District's administration will share a more detailed preliminary outline of planned budget cuts worth $4.9 million at a school board meeting tonight. School officials will also discuss the expected impact of various cost-cutting measures, such as a...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00pm
February 3, 2009
Millions spent in Senate recount
ST. PAUL - Al Franken and Norm Coleman are spending millions in the ongoing U.S. Senate fight. The campaigns raised more than $3 million and...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Lower enrollment cuts Minnesota schools' state funding
ST. PAUL -- School enrollment keeps falling in Minnesota, and with it, schools will have to do with fewer dollars from the state. Educators attribute the lower numbers of students to a tough housing market, an aging population and a lower birth rate. Statewide, 90 percent of school...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Perham group pushes for levy
PERHAM - Supporters of a school operating levy on the November ballot in Perham are going all out in their pitch. They raised more than $13,000, sent direct mailings and, on Monday, unveiled a campaign headquarters - in a vacant grocery store across from the town's Dairy Queen. Like...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
September 8, 2008
Transportation funds offered
The West Central Minnesota Area Transportation Partnership, based in Detroit Lakes, is seeking applications for the 2013 Transportation Enhancement Program. About $600,000 is available for projects in Mahnomen, Clay, Becker, Wilkin, Otter Tail, Grant, Douglas, Stevens, Traverse,...
September 8, 2008 - 12:00am
Greater MN officials, key legislators discuss deficit, transportation funding
The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) held its annual summer conference July 30-Aug. 1 in Mankato.
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008
Becker County awarded federal funds for food, shelter programs
DETROIT LAKES - Becker County will receive $21,764 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a national board that is chaired by the department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives...
news / food
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am