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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
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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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
Panthers send Lakers to defeat in overtime
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
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
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
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?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
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
Finding that lost rod - lots of goofy things happen out on the lake
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
November 24, 2016
Can you tell the difference between real and fake news?
Let's start with a news quiz: Which of the following stories is true? A. Donald Trump once told a magazine reporter if he ever ran for president...
November 24, 2016 - 3:26pm
November 9, 2016
Minnesotans like panel for determining legislator pay
November 9, 2016 - 10:45am
November 7, 2016
568,196 Minnesotans already voted
ST. PAUL—Election day may be Tuesday, but 568,196 Minnesotans already have voted. That is the word this morning from the secretary of state's...
November 7, 2016 - 10:02am
October 29, 2016
Election's viral stars a hit for Halloween
NEW YORK—With the U.S. election just days away, Americans can expect to see an occasional "nasty woman" and "basket of deplorables" knocking...
October 29, 2016 - 5:37am
September 13, 2016
Company reaffirms commitment to pipeline, plans meeting with feds to discuss
The CEO of Energy Transfer Partners reaffirmed the company's commitment Tuesday to the Dakota Access Pipeline and urged employees to contact...
September 13, 2016 - 9:18am
September 9, 2016
Judge denies tribe's request to stop construction of Dakota Access Pipeline
A federal judge has denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's request to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline while the tribe's lawsuit...
September 9, 2016 - 3:10pm
September 7, 2016
Congress needs to act soon to protect the grid from an electromagnetic pulse
Our nation's power grid is susceptible both to solar events and to terrorist-military attacks. Hundreds of millions of lives could be wiped out by an electromagnetic pulse event—bursts of energy that can be caused by a nuclear detonation or a major solar storm. In 2014 the executive...
September 7, 2016 - 10:22am
August 24, 2016
Barack and Michelle Obama's' first date becomes feature film
LOS ANGELES—When Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson went on their first date in 1989, they went to see "Do the Right Thing." In the eyes...
August 24, 2016 - 10:33am
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL—Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act and won in a federal district...
August 24, 2016 - 10:23am
August 17, 2016
Ten candidates for 3 seats on DL School Board
Only one of the three incumbents up for reelection on the Detroit Lakes School Board filed to run again this year. Jackie Buboltz of East Shore Drive filed late Tuesday. Longtime school board members Tom Seaworth and Ladd Lyngaas did not file. In all, 10 people are running for Detroit...
August 17, 2016 - 11:29am
July 29, 2016
MN state agencies receive 10 government innovation awards
The University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs handed out ten awards to state of Minnesota for creative and innovative work and projects. The awards—organized in partnership with the Bush Foundation—recognize agencies that deliver better government services...
July 29, 2016 - 5:40am
April 19, 2015
For the media, traditional values still matter
I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They’re not what you might think, however. Far from considering journalists to be irritating pains in the neck — though I’ve...
April 19, 2015 - 5:35am
March 29, 2015
Needed: Crash course in open records
It’s no secret we’re attached to our tablets, especially our iPads. But so are thousands of local government officials, who rely on another IPAD — the state’s Information Policy Analysis Division — to comply with a greater volume of data and public information requests,...
March 29, 2015 - 5:00am
March 4, 2015
Federal shield law sorely needed
In this era of government overreach, it’s more important than ever that reporters are able to let people know what their elected officials are up to. Unfortunately, it has become more difficult than ever to get through the walls erected by the Obama Administration, which has...
March 4, 2015 - 9:30am
February 22, 2015
Time to fight back on privacy
The fight for privacy has long been a losing battle, with corporations and the government amassing reams of personal data about people taken from social media, Internet history, cellphone use, license plate trackers and security cameras everywhere. But in Minnesota, there is the...
February 22, 2015 - 5:50am