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Speeding leads to drug charge
Baby born on way to hospital
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Minneapolis police step up security for gay pride festivities
Smith, Heck renew rivalry at PGA Juniors in Chaska
Laettner Camp a success on many age levels
Golf Celebration at Lakeview July 1-3
Angels defeat Lakers 4-1
Wild tour stops in DL
Nevis native takes unexpected trip abroad
How to avoid the dreaded long TSA lines
Sauce gives a sweet finish to your grilled favorites
Social Security benefits are calculated the same way for men, women
Wirth graduates at military academy
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeview to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Carol M. Linden
Delores Arlene Crane
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
May 18, 2013 - 12:00pm
December 29, 2010
Gas prices bounding toward $3 and might not stop
The average price of gasoline in the Fargo-Moorhead area is poised to hit $3 a gallon for the first time in more than two years, and observers say it could go higher this spring and summer, potentially putting a damper on travel and the economy. Tuesday's metro average was $2.98...
December 29, 2010 - 8:28am
November 25, 2008
Gasoline price falls to $1.59 in Fargo
Some Fargo-area service stations have been selling gasoline for as low as $1.59 a gallon. One station owner calls it a gas war. Gateway Mobil station owner Wes Bettenhausen says the prices are good for customers but not for businesses like his. In other parts of the state, gasoline...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Get your fill: Gas drops below $2 in Fargo
The price per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline dipped below the $2 mark Wednesday at some North Dakota gas retailers, including in the Fargo...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Gas price disparity in region angers Grand Forks residents
GRAND FORKS - Gasoline prices here tend to be higher than prices at gas stations about 80 miles south in Fargo -- and some local motorists aren't very happy about it. "They basically holler at the employees," said a worker at a Grand Forks gas station who declined to be identified....
News / Business
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Gas prices plummeting
The fear of how much the price of gas will rise to is gone, at least for now. Instead, the question is how low can gas prices fall. Prices have plummeted over 30 cents per gallon in the past week in Detroit Lakes. It follows a national trend with prices averaging $3.67 per gallon...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Gas nearing $3 mark in Minnesota and North Dakota
FARGO - Gasoline prices continue to fall in Minnesota and North Dakota, with some stations closing in on $3 a gallon, according to AAA's price survey. The Fargo-Moorhead average listed on the association's Web site this morning was $3.134 for a gallon of regular gas, but many stations...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Can lakes area tourism survive the high cost of gas?
Will high gas prices kill the Fourth of July in Detroit Lakes? Detroit Lakes has long been known as the place to be on the Fourth of July, and we don't expect that to change this year. But if gas prices keep rising, who knows what the future will hold? According to a Zogby Poll...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
Gas may creep to $4 for Fourth
FARGO - The booms and bangs of Fourth of July fireworks may be needed this weekend to drown out the grunts and groans at the pump. Local gas prices could hit $4 a gallon by the weekend, said Gene LaDoucer, AAA spokesman for North Dakota. "We're hopeful that won't be the case,...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
Motorists skipping doctor visits, get stranded due to high gas prices
BISMARCK -- Gas prices are so high that some members of AAA North Dakota are deciding they can't afford to travel to the doctor. Others are running out of gas on the road. That was among the testimony Wednesday at a field hearing in Bismarck for the U.S. Senate Budget Committee. Sen....
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
April 15, 2008
BP gasoline no longer used in Detroit Lakes or region
If you've been looking for the aqua and yellow BP service station logo in Fargo-Moorhead, forget it. As of April 1, BP stopped selling gasoline products in North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Most former BP stations have either changed brand names or have gone unbranded, said...
April 15, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Gasoline prices continue to rise, averaging $3.20
As crude rose to an all time high of $111 a barrel, the average price for gas followed suit, crossing the $3.20 mark for a national average for one gallon of gas, settling in at $3.289 as of Thursday, April 3. But what goes into gas pricing? Now perched over $3 per gallon on average...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 9, 2008
Talkin' Fishin' - Go fishing more this year
DETROIT LAKES - Talk in the news lately suggests that gas prices might be higher this summer, and that has some anglers concerned about their time on the water in upcoming months. I have two suggestions. First, don't let speculation about things that we can't control affect your...
March 9, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
Letter: Legislature's gas tax is unreasonable
I think it very irresponsible of the Minnesota Legislature to support a gas tax increase at a time when most Minnesota citizens are struggling to keep gas in their cars. Government/elected officials need to learn some financial responsibility at times like these when gas and heating...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
Pawlenty vetos major transportation bill
ST. PAUL - Gov.
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am