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Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Three-year-old girl accidentally shot with .22 rifle
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
DL man must pay $55K restitution after bilking elderly woman
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
Frazee alums place at Grinaker Cobber Open
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Irene Rose Byer
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
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