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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'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
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
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
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
January 7, 2016
Book chronicles love story behind first gay marriage in U.S.
There’s always been a picket fence in your future. You could just picture it: charming spouse, two-point-five kids, minivan, Cape Cod with...
January 7, 2016 - 5:15am
June 26, 2015
North Dakota abides same-sex marriage mandate
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Friday morning the state will follow the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision outlawing bans on same-sex marriage, and some county officials - including those in Fargo - say they’re ready to do some immediately. “The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled...
June 26, 2015 - 12:58pm
November 24, 2013
Capitol Chatter: Group making gay marriage an election issue
ST. PAUL —Some say the gay marriage debate is behind Minnesotans, but it has a way of coming back again and again a year after Minnesotans voted to not ban same-sex marriage and four months after it became legal. The Minnesota for Marriage organization, which promoted a gay marriage...
November 24, 2013 - 8:44am
November 16, 2013
Gay couple wed on Leech Lake reservation
CASS LAKE, Minn. -- “Ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you Arnold and Matthew, partners for life.” And with that, what is believed...
November 16, 2013 - 9:12am
October 21, 2013
Gay Marriage becomes legal In N.J. after Christie drops opposition
By Ellen Wulfhorst
October 21, 2013 - 11:00am
August 2, 2013
Gay marriage debate is not over yet
ST. PAUL — More than 100 same-sex couples across Minnesota married soon after it became legal Thursday, setting off celebrations big and small,...
August 2, 2013 - 3:27pm
August 1, 2013
Groups pledge to continue fighting gay marriage
ST. PAUL -- Today is a day same-sex couples throughout Minnesota celebrate their newly legal marriages and a day when conservative groups pledge to continue their fight against gay marriage. Hours after a new state law allowed gays to wed, those who have fought gay marriage for...
August 1, 2013 - 11:19am
Big, small gatherings usher in gay marriage in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota same-sex couples wed both in large groups and intimate settings early today as state law specifically allows gay marriages...
August 1, 2013 - 11:07am
June 27, 2013
Pro-gay marriage group promises candidate financial aid
ST. PAUL -- The main group promoting Minnesota gay marriage for the last two years has announced another 10 state lawmakers it will financially support because their pro-gay marriage votes could put them in political jeopardy. The rural and suburban lawmakers, added to five earlier...
June 27, 2013 - 8:31am
Married Minnesota gays will gain tax, pension, other federal benefits
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota same-sex couples who can wed beginning in a little more than a month will receive the same benefits as other married couples after the U.S.
June 27, 2013 - 8:07am
June 26, 2013
Gay marriage licenses not yet available in Becker Co.
Gay couples in Becker County will have to hold off on applying for marriage licenses within the county, at least for a while. According to Becker County Chief Deputy Recorder Kathy Ohman, the program used in applying for marriage licenses is currently being re-vamped within the...
June 26, 2013 - 11:49am
May 23, 2013
Minnesotans will feel legislative session impact
ST. PAUL -- Legislative sessions have consequences, and 2013’s version will be felt by many Minnesotans. Republicans say Minnesotans of...
May 23, 2013 - 9:48am
May 15, 2013
Gay couples ready for married rights
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s gay community never has known such joy. That joy showed Tuesday night as American and rainbow flags flew in front...
May 15, 2013 - 9:36am
Same-sex marriage facts
ST. PAUL -- Here are highlights of the gay marriage issue in Minnesota: The law Minnesota law has restricted marriage to between men and women, but a bill the governor signed Tuesday evening allow “civil marriages” between any two people other than close family members. The...
May 15, 2013 - 7:30am
May 14, 2013
Minnesota senators ‘vote for love’
ST. PAUL -- Love and marriage soon will go together for Minnesota gays like they do for straight couples. “Vote yes for love,” Minnesota...
May 14, 2013 - 10:58am