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Ice left early in spring, arrived late this fall, leading to record-breaking ice-free season on Detroit Lake
From teen rebel to astronaut: Columbia Space Shuttle Pilot Digger Carey talks to youngsters in Mahnomen
DL man gets 45 days on drug charge
Criminal sexual conduct charges dropped against DL man
Callway man sentenced for domestic assault
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Otters snap five-game skid to Laker girls
GIRLS HOCKEY: Prowlers complete season sweep of DL
Pins galore in Laker wrestlers first dual
Lakers rout Rebels in season-opener
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
'Magical Medora Christmas' comes to Detroit Lakes Dec. 18
'This Little Light of Mine': Trinity Lutheran to host 14th annual Candles & Carols Dec. 18
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Jeanette M. Giesinger
Diana Lynn Aker
Diana Lynn Aker
Robert Alfred (Bob) Anderson
Helen C. Erickson
Letter: Why does Trump spend so much time demonizing the working press?
Letter: Americans are right to worry about insurance quality
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Brad Laabs Column: It's almost ice fishing time--here's where to find the fish
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Leech Lake
Outdoors Column: With decurved beak and sweet song, the rarely-seen little brown creeper is unique
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
Lucky number 13: MN Flyers’ Level 3 and 4 gymnasts competing in state compulsories this weekend
A new home for the holidays: Manna Food Co-op secures lease on Cutting Edge building
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Pine to Palm
April 28, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Swanson urges clarifying get-out-of-jail-free provision
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators have carried what popularly is known as get-out-of-jail-free cards since the 1980s, with the understanding that showing the card would prevent them from being arrested for crimes when the Legislature is in session. State Attorney General Lori Swanson...
April 28, 2014 - 11:23am
April 16, 2014
Marquart, Eken talk state issues
State Rep. Paul Marquart and State Sen. Kent Eken held a town hall meeting in Detroit Lakes Monday — and they had a lot to talk about. “The...
April 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
April 13, 2014
Capitol Chatter: GOP offered bonding deal before bullying, wage votes
Republicans passionately fought an anti-bullying bill that the Democrat-controlled House passed in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, after a nearly 12-hour debate. GOP representatives said the proposal to require school districts to implement strong bullying policies, and the...
April 13, 2014 - 10:00am
March 31, 2014
Minn. bill would reduce number of lawmakers
ST. PAUL - A new bill, introduced Monday after most legislative deadlines passed, would reduce the number of lawmakers serving Minnesotans and, thus, eliminate the need to build a new Senate office building. Rep. Bob Barrett, R-Lindstrom, would reduce the number of House members...
March 31, 2014 - 1:02pm
March 26, 2014
Minnesota bills focus on communications during response to oil spills
ST. PAUL - North Dakota oil is a regular discussion item around the Minnesota Legislature, with improving communications among oil transportation...
March 26, 2014 - 8:22am
March 18, 2014
Minnesota News Briefs
Tougher drunken driving sentence considered in Minnesota ST. PAUL - The family of a baby who died in a motor vehicle accident say a bill named after the boy is needed for repeat drunken driving offenders. Minnesota state Rep. Rep. Chris Swedzinski, R-Ghent, introduced "Drake’s...
March 18, 2014 - 9:35pm
March 10, 2014
DFL senators put brakes on passage of tax cut bill
ST. PAUL - Minnesota senators will not rush to judgment on a $500 million tax cut the House passed last week. On Monday, Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, wanted senators to immediately take up the tax bill House members passed Thursday, but Democrats defeated...
March 10, 2014 - 9:17pm
March 7, 2014
House passes $500 million tax cut; Dayton wants more cuts, Senate less
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House passed a $500 million tax cut Thursday and the governor announced he wants to trim taxes $616 million, but the...
March 7, 2014 - 8:25am
March 3, 2014
Bill makes it harder to pass amendments in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Senate committee Monday approved two similar bills to make it more difficult to send proposed constitutional amendments to the public. Current law requires a simple majority of legislators to approve a proposed amendment. The committee approved requiring...
March 3, 2014 - 7:46pm
February 27, 2014
E-cigarette regulation bill begins to move in Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL -- Electronic cigarettes would not be available to youths under a bill the Minnesota House is considering, but a provision that would...
February 27, 2014 - 8:20am
February 26, 2014
Minn. Senate panel OKs propane aid
ST. PAUL - The Senate Finance Committee Wednesday unanimously approved a House-passed bill to provide $20 million to help Minnesotans afford heat. However, the committee made two amendments, so if the Senate passes it early next week it must make another stop at the House for approval...
February 26, 2014 - 10:59am
Dayton considers adding cash to public works bill
ST. PAUL – Using Minnesota’s budget surplus to expand the number of public works projects, ranging from repairing the Capitol to updating college buildings, is being considered, Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday as the Legislature began its 2014 session. Dayton said he received...
February 26, 2014 - 8:45am
Minnesota legislators begin work with propane aid, tax talk cut
ST. PAUL – Providing financial aid to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating bills in this polar vortex of a winter came first as the state...
February 26, 2014 - 8:40am
February 25, 2014
Propane aid begins Minn. legislative session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators opened their 2014 session today battling the polar vortex. With the session starting at noon, the House plans to provide a $20 million boost to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating costs this winter. No opposition surfaced in two unofficial committee...
February 25, 2014 - 12:23pm
Analysis: Election-year politics never will be far from Minnesota
ST. PAUL – Politics and legislating always are intertwined, but they could be even more so in the Minnesota Legislature this year. Minnesota’s 201 state lawmakers return to St. Paul today for a shorter-than-normal 2014 legislative session – they must be done by May 19 –...
February 25, 2014 - 8:30am