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Small delights; Duluth man perfects the art of bonsai trees
Minnesota firefighter responding to fatal car crash discovers that 16-year-old victim is his son
Highway 34 culvert replacement set for Oct. 24
Woman seriously hurt in rollover in Otter Tail County
Everyday You Are Not Alone; Friday Matters
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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
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'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
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
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 19, 2016
Train derails special session plans
Minnesotans will not get tax cuts and will not see road and other public construction projects begin after the governor and legislative leaders failed to agree on a special session agenda. "I've concluded ... I am not going to call a special session," Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said...
August 19, 2016 - 9:11am
December 9, 2014
Update: Minnesota elderly, disabled seek more state funds
ST. PAUL -- Advocates for Minnesota's elderly and disabled are back at the state Capitol asking for money on top of new funding they just received. Legislators...
December 9, 2014 - 3:49pm
July 21, 2014
Capitol Chatter: U.S. House races bring in money, too
ST. PAUL -- Everyone knew that U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden will run rich campaigns if they face off in November, as expected, but a couple of mostly rural U.S. House races involve more money than usual. Northern and east-central Minnesota's 8th Congressional District...
July 21, 2014 - 8:33am
March 24, 2014
New Minnesota tax breaks
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may take advantage of 10 newly enacted tax breaks. All are designed to more closely match state tax law with federal law, which results in taxpayer savings. Working family credit: New law moves the credit closer to the federal earned income tax credit...
March 24, 2014 - 2:09pm
Qualify for new tax breaks? Wait to file returns
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota revenue officials will not be ready to pay Minnesotans for newly enacted tax breaks until April 3. Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans today advised Minnesotans who may qualify for one of 10 new individual income tax breaks not to file income tax returns until...
March 24, 2014 - 2:04pm
March 21, 2014
Senate tax bill on hold for a day
ST. PAUL -- Tax cuts may come to those who wait. Democrats who control the Minnesota Legislature were fired up and ready to cut taxes Thursday,...
March 21, 2014 - 8:50am
January 13, 2014
Supreme Court will not hear Arizona abortion law appeal
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Arizona's appeal of a lower-court ruling that declared unconstitutional a state law...
January 13, 2014 - 1:25pm
December 9, 2013
After Newtown, focus of U.S. gun control battle shifts to states
WASHINGTON - In the year since the massacre of 26 schoolchildren and adults in Newtown, Connecticut, efforts to pass gun legislation have stalled...
December 9, 2013 - 8:36am
November 26, 2013
‘People have a right to expect lower property taxes’
The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes appeared to be headed up. By mid-December, city, county and other local officials decide how much property tax they will collect. Those decisions come...
November 26, 2013 - 8:36pm
November 16, 2013
Capitol Chatter: Political reaction changed mind on sex offenders
ST. PAUL -- Politics made him do it. In essence, that is the reason Gov. Mark Dayton gave for putting the brakes on further sex offender releases. “We are facing this decision together,” the Democratic governor said, while blasting House Republicans for not going along with...
November 16, 2013 - 9:19am
October 31, 2013
Ex-lawmaker files suit to stop Minn. Senate office building construction
ST. PAUL - A former Minnesota House member who headed the public works committee is taking the state to court seeking to prevent construction of a new Senate office building. Former Rep. Jim Knoblach, R-St. Cloud, announced today that he is filing the suit because the measure lawmakers...
October 31, 2013 - 11:32am
October 18, 2013
Shutdown over, farm bill up next
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy sledding. The bill is more complex than a combine filled with computers, global...
October 18, 2013 - 9:00pm
October 7, 2013
Next federal money crisis could help farm bill
ST. PAUL -- The current federal government shutdown overshadowed the end of many federal farm laws Tuesday, but the next federal fiscal crisis could lead to a stalled farm bill’s resurrection. At least that is the hope of many from farm country who see $24 billion in savings...
October 7, 2013 - 8:50am
October 3, 2013
State looks to lay off federally paid workers
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials are trying to decide when to send layoff notices to state employees whose pay comes from the federal government. "We are not in a position that we can fill gaps created by that political breakdown," said Tina Smith, the governor’s chief of staff,...
October 3, 2013 - 8:27am
October 2, 2013
Tamarac closed, but bigger issues on horizon
White Earth Tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor didn’t get much sleep Monday night, as she anxiously watched national news reports on television...
October 2, 2013 - 2:00pm