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Raiders, Greyhounds to meet for Fosston holiday title
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Helen C. Erickson
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
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
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
November 3, 2016
The DFL is Desperate
This will be my final opinion piece of the election cycle. I am writing this to highlight the desperation of the MN DFL. In addition to the $400K they have spent against me in negative attacks, they have resorted to a tactic called "push polling". In essence, someone calls you, asks...
November 3, 2016 - 5:29am
November 2, 2016
Klabunde talks issues in MN House race
As a follow-up to its Legislative Candidate Forum for House District 2B (Republican Steve Green vs. DFLer Bryan Klabunde) the Detroit Lakes Area...
November 2, 2016 - 10:24am
November 6, 2012
3 million head to Minnesota polls
Three million Minnesotans will exercise their democratic right to vote today as polls show some contests getting tighter. Thousands of volunteers for the two major parties, candidates and two proposed constitutional amendments today continue the frenzied work they have conducted...
November 6, 2012 - 8:32am
October 17, 2012
Peterson, Byberg spar on farm, health care policies
Candidates for Minnesota's 7th Congressional District seat stuck to familiar campaign themes in a debate taped Tuesday for Prairie Public television...
October 17, 2012 - 9:10am
May 4, 2012
Vikings stadium plan to be debated Monday in Minnesota legislature
It will be a Monday night football game like none other. The Minnesota Legislature plans to finally debate a Vikings stadium plan Monday, a...
May 4, 2012 - 9:00am
May 2, 2012
Republicans in midst of stadium plan do-over
Minnesota Republican lawmakers say it is time for a Vikings stadium plan do-over. GOP leaders said Tuesday that they are crafting a plan less...
May 2, 2012 - 8:30am
May 1, 2012
Lawmakers miss deadline, future is foggy
Minnesota lawmakers are unsure what will happen next after they blew past a self-imposed Monday adjournment deadline. "My crystal ball's got...
May 1, 2012 - 9:12am
April 26, 2012
Vikings players visit the Capitol as Senate panel adds racino to stadium funding
A Senate committee voted today to backup Vikings stadium funding by allowing horse-racing tracks to add casinos, a change the bill author said...
April 26, 2012 - 8:36am
April 5, 2012
Gov. Dayton signs parental notification requirement dubbed 'Jacob's Law'
Jacob Gould used to dream of being a professional wrestler, but now the 12-year-old with a new law named after him wants to devote his life to...
April 5, 2012 - 8:52am
April 4, 2012
Lawmaker warns of court challenge over Minnesota wolf season
Minnesota House members approved wolf hunting and trapping seasons on Tuesday despite warnings that the American Indian community may challenge it in court. "When we make laws, we make laws for all the people of Minnesota," Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, said, before representatives...
April 4, 2012 - 8:41am
March 30, 2012
Same-sex marriage debate expands around Minnesota
Advocates on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate say they are making progress and will continue to reach out to Minnesotan voters before...
March 30, 2012 - 8:51am
March 28, 2012
Minnesota bill would make users' private social network sites off-limits to employers
Conservative and liberal Minnesota legislators are combining efforts to stop a business practice they say invades job applicants' privacy. National...
March 28, 2012 - 8:31am
March 26, 2012
White Earth plan little heard, but still around
Minnesota legislators talk little about a White Earth Band casino proposal to increase state revenue, but the band leader says she will continue to push it as lawmakers struggle to find money for everything from a stadium to schools. To answer one of the critics' nagging questions,...
March 26, 2012 - 8:50am
March 20, 2012
Minnesota government earns D+ grade from integrity investigation
Minnesota political candidates have gained freedom in how they raise money for elections and state government has been deeply divided over how to spend its money. Those two factors and ethics laws that lack teeth are what is behind a low grade for the state by a group measuring transparency...
March 20, 2012 - 8:55am
March 12, 2012
Six people taken to hospital after head-on collision near Mahnomen
Six people were transported to Mahnomen Health Center Thursday afternoon following a head-on car accident on an icy Minnesota Highway 59 south of Mahnomen. The State Patrol said a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by a Detroit Lakes man was heading south near mile marker 296 at 3:18...
March 12, 2012 - 11:09am