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MN Department of Education Releases 2016 MCA Scores
Crime & Accident Report
If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
Angels’ rally falls short in upset loss at Regions
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Doris M. Mattson
Timothy J. Karsnia
Ban smoking in rental housing
Here’s how drug law will help
Letter: What’s gone wrong? America has lost its way over the past 60 years
Kudos to Minnesota’s improving credit rating
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
December 24, 2013
Prosecutor drops rape charge against Halstad mayor
HALSTAD, Minn. – Sexual assault charges against the mayor here have been dropped after the alleged victim’s credibility was called into question....
December 24, 2013 - 12:30pm
December 21, 2013
Redwood Falls mayor dies; Revier ran for Congress in 1990s
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Redwood Falls Mayor Gary Revier died unexpectedly Friday morning in his home. KLGR Radio in Redwood Falls reported the death. Revier had turned 67 Wednesday. He was a graduate of Redwood Falls High School and a well-known local businessman. He had been...
December 21, 2013 - 2:30pm
November 27, 2013
Duluth mayor turns down 25 percent raise
DULUTH -- Despite a City Council vote Monday evening to boost the salary for the mayor’s position from $78,000 to $97,500 — a 25 percent increase — Mayor Don Ness said he will refuse the raise. “It’s been uncomfortable and a bit painful,” Ness said of the past week...
November 27, 2013 - 6:00pm
August 5, 2013
Mayor Robert Tufts re-elected in Dorset
DORSET, Minn. – Hundreds were holding their breath Sunday in Dorset as a member of the audience reached into the vote bin. The ballot determined...
August 5, 2013 - 8:33am
June 24, 2013
Dorset ‘mayor’ to host fundraiser walk for Ronald McDonald House
Robert “Bobby” Tufts, 4, who’s gained international fame in his role as Dorset mayor, is now taking on the role of philanthropist. Tufts, who’s been enjoying the Heartland Trail since he was 2, is hosting a Walk for Kids to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House of the...
June 24, 2013 - 10:08am
June 13, 2013
Halstad mayor facing rape charge gets restraining order against accuser
ADA, Minn. – In a courtroom here on Wednesday, the mayor of Halstad denied multiple rape charges against him and tried to make sure the alleged victim stays away from his children. A civil restraining order has been issued in Norman County District Court, not against Steve Sortland,...
June 13, 2013 - 8:21am
May 30, 2013
Duluth mayor’s wife aided shooting victim
The wife of Duluth Mayor Don Ness was the first to reach Deandre Norwood as he lay bleeding Tuesday night from a gunshot wound to his head. Laura Ness said she had just left Whole Foods Co-op and was approaching her truck when she heard a loud conversation across Seventh Avenue...
May 30, 2013 - 9:03am
Halstad mayor arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct
ADA, Minn. – The mayor of Halstad was charged here Wednesday with raping a female acquaintance last week. Steve Sortland, 44, made an initial appearance Wednesday in Norman County District Court after prosecutors filed felony charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and...
May 30, 2013 - 6:00am
May 15, 2013
Dorset mayor draws national attention
DORSET, Minn. – Dorset’s mayor, Robert “Bobbie” Tufts, has become a national sensation after a WCCO TV interview went viral over the...
May 15, 2013 - 10:55am
October 10, 2012
Two vying for Audubon mayor seat
The race is on to claim the title of Audubon's mayor, as two people are vying for the position this fall. Incumbent Jeff Quam is seeking his...
October 10, 2012 - 10:44am
November 5, 2008
Brenk is DL's new mayor; Marks Erickson elected to council along with incumbents
After 30-plus year under the direction of Mayor Larry Buboltz, the city of Detroit Lakes will see a new leader when Matt Brenk takes over as...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
DL city candidates talk downtown development, convention center, other city issues at forum
People gathered in the Minnesota Community & Technical College Tuesday evening to hear from the Detroit Lakes mayor and aldermen candidates. During the Lakes Area League of Women Voters-sponsored forum, the three mayor candidates faced off first, followed by council candidates...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Record Editorial: Buboltz has been a great mayor
Detroit Lakes is losing a great mayor.
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Buboltz not running for re-election
After 20 years of service as mayor of Detroit Lakes, Larry Buboltz has decided not to run for re-election this November. "I decided a few months ago that I will not be running for mayor," he announced Thursday afternoon. Buboltz said it has been a great 20 years -- and 12 years...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am