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Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Clay County man charged with taking video, photos of nude child
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
Warroad girls look to take home state hockey title
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
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
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
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
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
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
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
April 3, 2009
Peterson opens House hearing on food safety
Food safety hearings began Thursday by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, including testimony from a major Minnesota grocer. Food safety is a top priority in the committee's oversight plan for the 111th Congress, U.S. Rep.
April 3, 2009 - 9:47am
February 20, 2009
Peterson will hold food safety hearings
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which aggressively inspects meat and poultry, should take over food processing inspections, says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. In response to the recent outbreak of salmonella-tainted peanut butter, "I think the solution to this is to take the inspection...
February 20, 2009 - 3:31pm
Wounded deputy's partner on leave pending investigation of his shooting of standoff suspect
MAHNOMEN - The partner of the wounded Mahnomen County deputy is on paid administrative leave, pending the investigation of Wednesday's shooting and nearly nine-hour long standoff here. Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier said Deputy Chad Peterson was placed on leave after firing one...
February 20, 2009 - 3:14pm
February 17, 2009
Peterson: Stimulus package has too much in tax cuts
BEMIDJI - The $789 billion economic stimulus package President Barack Obama is slated to sign today contains too much in tax cuts, says U.S. Rep.
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Kudos to Collin Peterson for voting for SCHIP
I would like to commend U.S. Representative Collin Peterson for voting in favor of SCHIP (State Children's Health Insurance Program) expansion. It was great to see the new Congress begin its health care reform efforts by giving uninsured children access to health care. As a cancer...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Oberstar, Peterson split on recovery bill
ST. PAUL - Two Democratic Minnesota U.S. House committee chairmen broke on opposite sides of the economic stimulus package the House passed Wednesday night. Jim Oberstar, who serves northeast and east-central Minnesota, was one of its strongest supporters. Collin Peterson, whose...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Forget the subprime mortgage mess -- Collin Peterson in Europe trying to get handle on $50 trillion annual 'credit default swaps' market
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., left for Europe this weekend to discuss ways to regulate little-known and difficult-to-understand "credit default swaps." The swaps are insurance-like contracts that financial institutions use to cover losses in bonds and other financial docum...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Collin Peterson: Don't offer me top USDA job, I don't want it
ST. PAUL - Collin Peterson heads overseas next week to discuss a complex financial regulation issue with European leaders. In fact, he handles such difficult issues daily in his job as U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman. But one simple question has him stumped: Why do people...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 9, 2008
Recounting recounts: Candidates who have experienced them share their views
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said an election recount is not something he would wish on anybody. "It makes your election night drag on for two months," Peterson said, recalling his unsuccessful 1986 congressional bid that was settled by recount. "It's no fun." Peterson,...
November 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Endorsement: Re-elect Peterson in the 7th District
The only question about the election in Minnesota's Congressional District 7 is how large Rep. Collin Peterson's margin of victory will be.
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Menze again takes on Collin Peterson
Glen Menze Party: Republican Age: 49 Home: Starbuck Occupation: Accountant Political experience: Lost congressional race in 2000 Education:...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
As House Ag Committee chairman, Collin Peterson has his hands full
Collin Peterson Party: Democratic Age: 64 Home: Detroit Lakes Occupation: Accountant Political experience: State senator three terms. Congressman...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Ag dispute part of 7th District race
ST. PAUL - Glen Menze picks at Collin Peterson's biggest accomplishment - herding the 2008 farm bill to passage, and repassage over a presidential veto. Menze, a Republican trying for the second time to unseat western Minnesota's Democratic congressman, complained that the farm bill...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Peterson, Menze oppose bailout
Collin Peterson and Glen Menze are in agreement on at least one issue in their Seventh Congressional District race for a U.S. House of Representative seat. Both candidates are opposed to the $700 billion bailout that was passed by the U.S.
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Bailout splits MN delegation - Peterson votes no
Minnesota's U.S. representatives agree Congress needs to help fix the country's financial crisis, but on Monday divided their votes on a $700 billion plan to do that. Rep.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am