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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
October 23, 2013
Hoeven, Klobuchar propose federal law to protect driver data
Cali Owings | Forum News Service FARGO — If you drive a newer vehicle, it’s likely equipped with a little black box that continually collects information about the vehicle’s operation. That data includes basics such as speed and seat belt use, and more specific details...
October 23, 2013 - 8:20am
October 21, 2013
Gay Marriage becomes legal In N.J. after Christie drops opposition
By Ellen Wulfhorst (Reuters) - New Jersey on Monday became the 14th U.S. state to legalize gay marriage after Governor Chris Christie withdrew his administration's legal opposition to same-sex nuptials. The governor's decision, which came just hours after same-sex couples began...
October 21, 2013 - 11:00am
October 20, 2013
Need help navigating MnSure site?
There are a lot of questions surrounding the new healthcare option MNsure, and Communicating for America is trying to help answer them. Vice President of Government Relations Ben Schierer will be traveling to communities in the region, answering any questions the public may have...
October 20, 2013 - 5:00pm
October 17, 2013
What does shutdown mean to investors?
As you’re well aware, a partial government shutdown began on Oct. 1. No matter what one’s views are on the political issues that led to this event, it’s probably fair to say that a shutdown is not particularly good news, on many fronts. Although essential services will continue,...
October 17, 2013 - 8:00am
October 16, 2013
Lawmakers don’t like online voter registration bypassing them
ST. PAUL -- Lawmakers from both parties say that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie should not have started online voter registration without first obtaining legislative approval. But until the next legislative session begins Feb. 25, there is little they can do other than to ask...
October 16, 2013 - 8:07am
October 11, 2013
Tax revenues mixed early in state fiscal year
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota sales and personal income tax receipts were up in the first three months of the state fiscal year as state revenues came in just short of projections. Minnesota Management and Budget on Thursday reported that overall state tax collections were down $2 million,...
October 11, 2013 - 10:54am
218 area code leads state in MNsure phone calls
One out of five calls from the public for help with Minnesota’s new online health insurance marketplace is coming from the 218 area code, the program’s director announced Wednesday. The sprawling but relatively sparsely populated region, which includes Duluth and all of northern...
October 11, 2013 - 8:29am
October 1, 2013
American Crystal Sugar to default on $71.2 million government loan
FARGO – American Crystal Sugar will default on a government loan of $71.2 million under a program that provides relief when a glut of sugar depresses prices. David Berg, president and chief executive officer of American Crystal Sugar, said forfeiting the sugar put up as collateral...
October 1, 2013 - 9:11am
September 27, 2013
Minnesota Senate, former employee settle suit
ST. PAUL - A longtime Republican activist agreed Thursday to drop a lawsuit claiming gender discrimination against the Minnesota Senate. Former Senate GOP spokesman Michael Brodkorb will get $30,000 in severance pay in the deal, which already cost state taxpayers more than $300,000...
September 27, 2013 - 11:16am
September 20, 2013
Minnesota gains 1,200 jobs in August
ST. PAUL – Minnesota regained 1,200 jobs in August, pushing the state past the high mark it reached before the recession. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday that the state has more jobs than in February 2008, the record level before...
September 20, 2013 - 9:45am
September 10, 2013
Minn. Legislature approves disaster relief funds
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Legislature overwhelmingly approved disaster-relief funds for 20 counties today during one of the shortest special sessions...
September 10, 2013 - 9:04am
September 1, 2013
MNsure introduces Minnesotans to insurance marketplace
Tom Fournier plans to retire at the first of the year and wants to have his options laid out well in advance, especially health-care options. To...
September 1, 2013 - 8:41pm
Capitol Chatter: Politicians roll with fair punches
The Minnesota State Fair is a place for political leaders to offer their ideas, and occasionally to suffer a few punches, at least figuratively. House...
September 1, 2013 - 8:32pm
August 31, 2013
Franken bill links skills to new jobs
U.S. Senator Al Franken toured Detroit Lakes Thursday with Mayor Matt Brenk and other city officials. After visiting the Detroit Lakes Municipal...
August 31, 2013 - 2:00pm
August 28, 2013
Groups launch effort to raise Minn. minimum wage
A coalition of Minnesota labor, religious, nonprofit and public service groups on Tuesday began rallying public support to raise the state’s...
August 28, 2013 - 10:15am