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Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 just before heart surgery
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rose Ensemble in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
'Winning by a hair' the second annual Hairy Man Run is set for October 1
No stopping Hall of Honor nominee Brent Eidenschink
FOOTBALL: Mahnomen defense solid in shutout at Fosston
Bombers outlast Cougars in state-ranked battle
HALL OF HONOR: Raboin enjoying special opportunity in St. Cloud
Detroit Lakes blows out Park Rapids 46-0
Fostering hope: Local woman organizes ‘kid kits’ fundraiser for county’s foster care program
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
Michael C. Selck
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Landscape planning can help 'sharpies' thrive
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
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
January 2, 2015
MN Legislature will start 2015 with wants, limits
State Sen. Kent Eken wants to boost state funding 5 percent for home-based care Minnesota’s elderly and disabled receive, as well as giving a similar raise to nursing homes. The Twin Valley Democrat suggests a higher gasoline tax for transportation needs and would like more money...
January 2, 2015 - 2:09pm