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Rock legend with Fargo roots Bobby Vee dies
Authorities discover body in Clearwater county
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Area playoff games Oct. 24-26
Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
Marylou F. Chromy
Michael "Money Mike" Goodman
Douglas H. Meyer
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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