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Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
In-home daycare providers particularly feeling the stress of new regulations
Introducing the Ice Harvest 440: CMPR vintage sled races coming to Little Detroit Lake Feb. 24
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Tips to make being on ice safer
Hibbert extends points lead at Eastern National
DL PeeWee A’s advance to Regions
Perham’s Lopez seals section title over DL
U.S. women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
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
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
Lakeshirts announces annual profit share
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
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Hildur "Peg" Coen
Leo Riegert Sr.
Jerome H. Hunke
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
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
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
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
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
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August 24, 2011
Score a job, not a scam
If you're looking for a job, you're not alone. With unemployment at a rate of 9.1 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, many job hunters are turning to online job boards to post their resume and search for jobs. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and...
August 24, 2011 - 11:18am
August 17, 2011
Thanks to lemonade stand : Girls raise money for Audubon park
BY PAULA QUAM firstname.lastname@example.org Three Audubon girls are getting a lesson in philanthropy this summer. Twelve-year-old Alexa Carlson,...
August 17, 2011 - 2:30pm
August 3, 2011
The tax implications of becoming a landlord
Although the economy is showing signs of life, the housing market continues to lag behind the recovery. A new generation of landlords is emerging as investors snap up foreclosure properties at bargain prices hoping for a return on investment. In very different scenarios, homeowners...
August 3, 2011 - 3:48pm
July 28, 2011
Debt crisis shows split; Minnesota, North Dakota lawmakers have own views
WASHINGTON -- Congress remains staunchly divided over how to tackle the nation's debt crisis, and not even North Dakota and Minnesota federal lawmakers agree on a solution. Facing an Aug.
July 28, 2011 - 8:58am
July 20, 2011
Beware of door-to-door sales and telemarketing scams targeting seniors
Senior citizens make up one-twelfth of the population in Minnesota, but are often disproportionately targeted for fraud over the telephone and at their doorstep. The Attorney General's Office gives senior citizens the following advice when it comes to unsolicited door-to-door callers...
July 20, 2011 - 2:09pm
Trail Hike at Bad Medicine
Join the Laurentian Lakes Chapter members as they hike sections of the completed North Country Trail in Becker and Clearwater Counties. The "Hike to the Headwaters" series will continue on Saturday, July 30, with a 2.5-mile hike. This hike will begin at W. Gardner Lake Road and...
July 20, 2011 - 9:57am
July 13, 2011
Community Development Bank a top performer
Community Development Bank is ranked 15th among its peers nationwide, according to a comparison study published recently by The ABA Banking Journal....
July 13, 2011 - 2:27pm
July 6, 2011
Tax deadlines remain in effect during shutdown
The Minnesota Department of Revenue will continue to process tax payments during the state government shutdown. All tax laws and deadlines remain in effect, and taxpayers are reminded of their legal obligation to file returns and pay all taxes when they are due to avoid penalties...
July 6, 2011 - 3:00pm
June 29, 2011
Helping new grads get started on right foot
You've put in four, or maybe to your parent's dismay, five or six years of hard work in college, and now graduation is here. What's next? Planning for retirement. While retirement may be the last thing on your mind as you flip that tassel on your mortarboard, it's one of several...
June 29, 2011 - 12:26pm
June 24, 2011
Court weighs budget dispute; judge reluctant to make shutdown spending decisions
ST. PAUL -- The courts are not equipped to make state spending decisions, a judge said on Thursday while hearing testimony asking her to do just that if July 1 arrives without a budget in place. "The courts have been drug into this," Chief Judge Kathleen Gearin of Ramsey County said....
June 24, 2011 - 8:28am
June 8, 2011
Herzog Roofing nailed with $71,000 fine
A longtime Detroit Lakes roofing company is paying more than $70,000 to settle racial harassment and retaliation charges brought by seven black, Hispanic and American Indian employees, federal authorities announced. According to a story in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, supervisors...
June 8, 2011 - 11:31am
June 1, 2011
Taking the worry out of future finances
More than a quarter of U.S. workers say they're "not at all confident" about their ability to afford a comfortable retirement. That statistic has reached its highest percentage in two decades, according to an Employee Benefit Research Institute report. How confident do you feel? The...
June 1, 2011 - 12:47pm
May 18, 2011
Thrivent Financial moves up the Fortune 500 list
For the 17th consecutive year, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has been named to Fortune magazine's Fortune 500 list based on annual revenues. The organization moved up 24 spots in the 2011 ranking to become the 318th largest company in the United States. The ranking was based...
May 18, 2011 - 11:26am
May 11, 2011
DL School employees get bulk of $243,000 rebate check
Some Detroit Lakes teachers and other full-time employees will be seeing extra cash coming their way. The Detroit Lakes School Board voted to approve a two-year-long grievance settlement with its teachers' union, Education Minnesota. The grievance stems from a dispute over who...
May 11, 2011 - 12:40pm
May 4, 2011
MN 10th lowest in business taxes
Minnesota has the 10th lowest rate of state and local business taxes on new investment, according to a study released Wednesday by Ernst & Young for the Council on State Taxation, a study group of 600 corporations. "Minnesota has a tax system that is very favorable for businesses,"...
May 4, 2011 - 2:55pm