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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
December 20, 2009
Perham aims to attract new-home buyers
PERHAM - In an effort to spur growth, city officials here are offering 40 residential lots at affordable prices to attract more people to buy, build a house and move into town. The effort comes just five years after the city offered 46 similar lots for sale in the development, and...
December 20, 2009 - 4:14pm
November 16, 2009
Developer of New York Mills condos deliquent on EDA loan
NEW YORK MILLS -- The developer who purchased and converted the old New York Mills hospital into condominiums is under pressure by the city for payment on a delinquent loan used to finance the project. City attorney Dennis Happel sent a letter to Steve Campbell of New York Mills...
November 16, 2009 - 7:41am
October 31, 2009
Hubbard County HRA stops Nevis student home project
PARK RAPIDS -- Nevis students who intended to build a house on Main this school year will be packing up their hammers, moving on to other projects. The...
October 31, 2009 - 4:24pm
October 28, 2009
Nursing homes set boundaries
As many as 500 kids usually visit Emmanuel Nursing Home on Halloween, trooping up and down the hallways, collecting candy and wowing resident with their cute or scary costumes. Similar scenes play out at all area nursing homes. Trick-or-treaters are still welcome this year, but...
October 28, 2009 - 11:26am
Builders Assocation helps with soccer building
The Lake Region Builders Associations' Community Project for 2009 was to epoxy the walls and floors of the new soccer bathroom/concession stand. The...
October 28, 2009 - 10:50am
October 7, 2009
MMCDC earns CARS rating
The Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation was one of community development financial institutions from across the United States were rated by the CDFI Assessment and Ratings System in the third quarter of 2009. This brings the total number of rated CDFIs to 50.
October 7, 2009 - 9:09am
Homebuyer tax credit ending Nov. 30
The first-time homebuyer tax credit in ending soon. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 included a stimulus that provides a maximum tax credit of $8,000 for first-time home purchases. The credit is due to expire Nov. 30. Those looking to utilize the credit must...
October 7, 2009 - 9:08am
September 30, 2009
Developer gets an earful from residents of historic Moorhead neighborhood
MOORHEAD -- Residents living in a historic Moorhead neighborhood where a $10 million student housing complex is proposed told the developer Tuesday his plan is too big and would generate too much traffic. "It's just going to be chaotic," said Jay Forster, who attended a neighborhood...
September 30, 2009 - 8:41am
September 25, 2009
Park Rapids' Haynes receives 2009 LCAR award
Marvel Haynes, a realtor employed with Coldwell Banker Clack & Dennis in Park Rapids, received the 2009 Distinguished Service Award from the Lakes Country Association of Realtors. The award recognizes Haynes' contributions to advancing the real estate profession and its members...
September 25, 2009 - 4:57pm
September 17, 2009
Remodeling continues in Park Rapids while new home construction slows
PARK RAPIDS - Park Rapids homeowners are continuing to remodel their properties despite a tough economic year. City planner Dan Walker said...
September 17, 2009 - 8:54am
September 4, 2009
Resorts in lakes area doing well despite cool summer
The official end to summer is just a holiday weekend away and despite warnings of lackluster summer tourism season nationwide, people have still filled the cabins and hotels in the lakes area. Despite a few rainy, cool days, many area resorts found that guests came from close to...
September 4, 2009 - 1:02pm
August 31, 2009
Sewer backups causing headaches for Park Rapids homeowners
PARK RAPIDS -- Edna Domholt woke up one week ago, walked to the basement to start a load of laundry and found sewage pouring into her basement. She...
August 31, 2009 - 8:53am
August 21, 2009
Consolidated Abstract's successful 57-year run
Having three different companies operate successfully can be a challenge, but there is one part of doing business that Dale Wilde hasn't struggled...
August 21, 2009 - 3:32pm
August 19, 2009
USDA Rural Development can help with home repair loans
It's time to put those home repair plans into action. If your residence requires home improvements and your wondering where this money is going to come from, USDA Rural Development, a federally funded agency, may be the answer. - Best interest rate around (1 percent interest...
August 19, 2009 - 11:05am
August 11, 2009
'Extreme Makeover' finishes job for Wisconsin family
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Wis. -- Howie and Jessie Huber displayed a classic Midwestern reaction when seeing their new home for the first time Monday...
August 11, 2009 - 9:07am