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Man in custody after Becker County chase that hit speeds of nearly 120 mph
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
Students sought for Verizon's app challenge
Third annual Never Give Up 5k coming to Frazee
5-year-old fighting for life after tragic farm accident
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
May 21, 2015
Minnesota education funding dispute forces layoff notices
ST. PAUL – Minnesota's education funding dispute means more than 800 state education workers will begin receiving layoff notices June 1. Gov. Mark Dayton said he regrets the need to upset workers' lives, but state law requires that workers who could be laid off receive a month's...
May 21, 2015 - 8:45am
April 8, 2015
Funding increase for library system
As the Minnesota State Legislature heads into the final weeks of its 2015 session, the staff, volunteers and patrons of the Lake Agassiz Regional Library System (LARL) — which includes the Detroit Lakes Public Library — are hoping to receive some good news. For just the second...
April 8, 2015 - 11:30am
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...
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...
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am