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Audubon man faces domestic assault charges
MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
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
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
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
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
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
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
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
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
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