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American Legion in DL celebrates birthday
'Beauty and the Beast' dazzles again, 'Power Rangers' off to solid start
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Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
Lormis to attend UM-Morris this fall
Benscoter on dean's list at Mayville State
Richville couple welcomes daughter
Mankes welcome baby boy
Ellenson celebrates 80th birthday
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
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
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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
Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
August 18, 2013
Leaders change direction: Try to avoid special session
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton talked for days about the need to hold a special session to help communities...
August 18, 2013 - 9:36am
August 17, 2013
Minnesotans lead financial roundtable
Housing advocates say that since 2000, Minnesota rents have risen 6 percent while renters’ incomes have fallen 17 percent. The Minnesota Housing Partnership reports that in all but three counties, “there are more extremely low income renters than there are affordable and available...
August 17, 2013 - 3:00pm
DL native is influential in Washington
One of Washington’s influential lobbying organizations soon will have a stronger Minnesota leaning with the promotion of a Detroit Lakes native. Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, president and chief executive officer of the Financial Services Roundtable, on Jan. 1 will make Eric Hoplin,...
August 17, 2013 - 1:00pm
August 16, 2013
Talks set to deal with special session details
ST. PAUL -- Legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton plan a late-afternoon Friday meeting to work out details about a probable special session...
August 16, 2013 - 9:36am
August 14, 2013
Group wants Minn. wolf hunt canceled
ST. PAUL - An organization opposed to wolf hunting says a drop in the animal’s population means this year’s Minnesota hunting season should...
August 14, 2013 - 1:14pm
Dayton suggests special Minnesota legislative session rules
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton has given key lawmakers a proposed agreement to lead to a special Minnesota legislative session to fund disaster recovery and eliminate a farm implement repair tax. The draft agreement Dayton released Tuesday night calls for the session to begin at 2...
August 14, 2013 - 8:47am
August 13, 2013
MN Notebook: GOP leader wants open tax change hearings
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House Republican leader says he wants to make sure that overturning a tax on farm implement repair is done in the open, unlike when lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton approved the tax in May. Rep. Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, said on Monday that during or before a...
August 13, 2013 - 8:13am
August 8, 2013
Special session could dump ag tax
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton says he is willing to overturn a new sales tax on farm implement repair when the Legislature next month...
August 8, 2013 - 2:56pm
Minnesota leaders renew debate about renewable fuels
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. - The future of renewable fuels is more of the same, but different. Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson...
August 8, 2013 - 9:30am
August 1, 2013
State projects property taxes will fall $121 million next year -- GOP leaders disagree
Minnesotans may receive lower property tax bills next year or local officials may keep those taxes the same. It all depends on who you ask, and neither side knows for sure. Republicans and Democrats continued their fight over taxes Tuesday as Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton announced...
August 1, 2013 - 11:19am
July 24, 2013
Gubernatorial candidate has deep DL roots
Detroit Lakes native Jeff Johnson has run for public office a half dozen times now, with only one, a 2006 bid for the State Attorney General’s...
July 24, 2013 - 7:26am
July 19, 2013
Klobuchar bill fights synthetic drugs
Sen. Amy Klobuchar is among sponsors of a bill written to make it easier to prosecute cases involving the sale of synthetic drugs. The Minnesota Demo-crat said that synthetic drug ingredients change slightly whenever a synthetic drug becomes illegal, and the process to make the...
July 19, 2013 - 3:16pm
July 14, 2013
Partisan farm bill vote leaves future uncertain
The future of federal farm programs is uncertain, at best, after a sharply divided House on Thursday passed a stripped-down farm bill on its second try. The 216-208 vote mostly was along party lines, a rarity for farm bills, with all but 12 Republicans voting for it and all Democrats...
July 14, 2013 - 8:00am
July 11, 2013
Farm bill comes up again in House
The Republican-controlled U.S. House planned today to debate farm funding programs over strong objections from Democrats, including the president. A late Wednesday decision by the House Rules Committee sent the farm bill to the full House, first for a parliamentary debate and,...
July 11, 2013 - 11:10am
July 10, 2013
Senate to vote on plan to deal with student loan interest rates
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on a proposal to roll back the student loan interest rate that increased from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1 because Congress didn’t pass a plan to prevent it. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said the proposal likely won’t...
July 10, 2013 - 9:09am