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No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
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
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