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Cleaning up the lake
Crookston leaders search for ways to lower arena’s deficit
FBI investigates suspected predator who killed himself in Minnesota motel
‘I was doing my civic duty’: Murder suspect talks about shooting two teens in self-recorded monologue
Lake Park Mayor Aaron Wittnebel sentenced to 30-days jail
Lakers extend win streak to 22 meets
Bemidji tops Lakers
Track and Field: Laker teams bust out in Thief River Falls
Baseball: LP-A starts season unscathed at 4-0
Panthers sweep DL baseball
In the Zone
LP-A students win national award
Holly McCamant: World comes to life once spring is here
Goeun Park: L.A.’s Union Station proves that the American Dream is still alive today
Sign up to represent community at first Minnesota Sings event
Free bike rodeo is April 26 at Kent Freeman Arena
Friends & Neighbors
Signs of Spring
Students were asked: What concerns me about the environment?
Business & Industry Review
Spring Sports 2014
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
Burning restrictions start Monday in Becker County
DNR may loosen rules for Minnesota Point natural area
Wildfire Prevention Week raises awareness
Arbor Month celebration encourages nature play
Brad Laabs: Stay off the ice; Give Rainy River sturgeon a try
Help with home ownership: Unique pilot program launched in Becker County
West Central Initiative earns bicyclists award
MN gains 2,600 jobs in March, state high
MN bucks national trend with gas prices
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Best government services in the nation
DL needs to appreciate downtown businesses
A hollow victory for ND coal?
The secret sauce behind wage increase opposition
Wear green for mental health awareness
Fargo native lands dream role in ‘Rock of Ages’ show
North Dakota singer reaches ‘Voice’ finals
MN farm featured in film: ‘Farmland’ spreads message of six area farmers
Paul McCartney to play July 12 at Fargodome
Third annual Bean Bags, Beer and Beach Bums set April 26
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...
money management / business
August 24, 2011 - 11:18am
August 17, 2011
Thanks to lemonade stand : Girls raise money for Audubon park
BY PAULA QUAM email@example.com Three Audubon girls are getting a lesson in philanthropy this summer. Twelve-year-old Alexa Carlson, 13-year-old Taylor Carlson and 6-year-old Hannah Maves donated four hours of their precious summer vacation time on Friday to work a lemonade...
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...
money management / business
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. "It is an honor to be listed in this publication among other top-performing community banks; this is a big milestone for a small...
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...
money management / business
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...
business / news
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...
Detroit Lakes / news
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