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Why is it so hard to get internet in the country? Klobuchar, Peterson in DL Friday to 'seize the moment'
Special council meetings set: Scheduling conflicts result in separate sessions for street project, sales tax
Libraries (quietly and respectfully, of course) push for state funding change
Woman pleads guilty in beheading death of Minn. man
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
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Congratulations and good luck Laker Gymnastics!
VIDEO: Lakers three-peat in convincing fashion
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Lamoureux Hockey Camp coming to DL in June
Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Getting to know Norway: Local pastor leads overseas trip
Rietsema graduates from RCTC
Time to take after the Good Samaritan
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Noreen M. Huwe
Albert M. Finch
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
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