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Park Rapids man sentenced for 100 mph chase
Man sentenced for high-speed chase
Traffic stop leads to biggest seizure of untaxed tobacco products in MN history: More than $74,000 in tobacco taxes should have been paid
Stolen Target card leads to 82 days in jail
Man sentenced for meth possession
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Area students graduate from UND
Lakes Women's Society donates to Becker County Food Pantry
Receiving housing benefits? A trip to Social Security may not be necessary
Turning back the pages
Friends & Neighbors
Cabinets Plus now designing closets
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Rock band Foreigner coming to Shooting Star April 7
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
April 22, 2011
Microsoft to raise workers' wages -- Changes to affect Fargo employees
SEATTLE - Microsoft is making its largest investment ever to increase employee compensation. In an email sent to all employees Thursday morning, including those at the campus in Fargo, Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said, "Today we're announcing changes that will benefit...
April 22, 2011 - 9:14am
April 13, 2011
Snowmobile clubs step up to the plate
Local snowmobile clubs in Becker County are looking both ways and crossing into new territory, as the County Board has now granted them all rights to trail maintenance, grooming and the financial responsibilities that go with it.
April 13, 2011 - 2:00pm
March 28, 2011
Minnesota's deficit one of the biggest
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's speeches these days contain one sure-fire applause line: "We're not Wisconsin." That is true, and Minnesotans appreciate the fact that thousands of protesters have not descended on their Capitol.
March 28, 2011 - 8:29am
March 2, 2011
Advocates fight for funding to continue
Veterans advocates are trying to do the political equivalent of taking a machine gun nest single-handedly: They're trying to convince Minnesota lawmakers to add a $1.5 million program in the face of a $6 billion-plus budget shortfall. There's no question that Higher Education Veterans...
March 2, 2011 - 2:25pm
February 9, 2011
Try these 10 financial resolutions
Each year, millions of us make resolutions to change our lives in the coming year. Losing a few pounds and quitting smoking are some of the most common resolutions. This year, how about making a pledge to improve your finances? According to the personal financial planning experts...
February 9, 2011 - 8:42am
January 19, 2011
New Minnesota bills favor business
Business-friendly bills are the first ones of the 2011 Minnesota legislative session. The first bills introduced in each legislative session signal priorities, and Republicans who took House and Senate control in the Nov. 2 election said last week that they are doing what they promised...
January 19, 2011 - 11:57am
2010 tax opportunities, challenges
It's less than 100 days and counting until the tax-filing deadline on April 18. For individuals who experienced a major life change in 2010, taxes could be more complicated. According to Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, five changes that impact tax filers include...
January 19, 2011 - 11:56am