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Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Court backs Team Industries in injured worker case
DL Dance third and fifth at Pelican Invite
DL boys blowout Prowlers
Squirts capture home tournament title
Weber claims 120-pound title, Lakers fourth at Prowler Invite
Hibbert delivers dominant performance at Deadwood Snocross National
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
November 9, 2017
MnDOT offers schools, communities funding for safe routes to school
Minnesota communities and schools wanting to develop safer routes for students to walk and bicycle to school can apply for planning assistance grants through the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Safe Routes to School program. Application deadline is Jan. 5, 2018. "Planning...
November 9, 2017 - 1:00pm
June 14, 2017
Klobuchar, Franken announce millions of dollars in AmeriCorps funding for Minnesota
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken recently announced that Minnesota has received nearly $25 million in AmeriCorps funding. The grants are from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for service initiatives and...
June 14, 2017 - 2:50pm
MN badly needs to invest in cyber security
Recently, you may have received an email from a friend or colleague wanting to share a GoogleDoc file with you. If you got a note like this, you are not alone. This massive cyberattack targeted millions of people across our nation, and more than a billion people worldwide.
May 14, 2017 - 10:00am
April 15, 2017
Clarification: Less money for Waubun, Pelican Rapids, Mahnomen schools
Due to information that was omitted from a chart provided by the Minnesota Department of Education, the total amount of new education dollars was incorrect for several area school districts in a story in Wednesday's Tribune. The chart compared new education dollars proposed by the...
April 15, 2017 - 10:11am
October 26, 2016
Minnesota legislators take historic stride in veteran care
A corrective story to one this newspaper published earlier this month: Local veterans groups spoke out about funding cuts it was seeing for its military funerals, which is indeed the case, but the article stated the cuts were coming from the state, when in fact they were federal cuts....
October 26, 2016 - 11:55am
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.
February 11, 2015 - 12:15pm
August 3, 2013
Talks begin for disaster-funding legislative session
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov.
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