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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
September 4, 2010
Emmer, Dayton, Horner mix it up at state fair debate
SUGGESTED HED: Candidates show extremes, but eventual moderation likely FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.
September 4, 2010 - 7:17pm
August 17, 2010
Dayton Invites Minnesota Chamber and Minnesota Business Partnership to help find budget cuts
Today, DFL gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton invited leaders of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and the Minnesota Business Partnership to work with him in the next month to identify areas where future state spending can be cut without causing drastic effects on the lives of Minnesotans....
August 17, 2010 - 10:18am
Zogby Interactive: GOP losing lead in Congressional vote preference -- now just 42%-41%
UTICA, New York - Republicans lead Democrats, 42%-41%, among likely voters on the question of which party's candidates for Congress they intend to support. This is a tightening of the GOP margin from July 29, when Republicans led, 46%-38%. President Barack Obama's approval rating...
August 17, 2010 - 9:44am
August 11, 2010
It's John Okeson vs. Cyndi Anderson and Donald Skarie vs John Bellefeuille in county board race
BY NATHAN BOWE email@example.com An incumbent Becker County commissioner was knocked out of one race and anther commissioner race ended in a virtual tie in Tuesday's primary election. The top two vote-getters in each district move on to the general election in November. In...
August 11, 2010 - 1:00am
August 4, 2010
Zogby Interactive: GOP takes 8-point lead over Democrats in congressional vote preference
Republicans have taken a 46 percent to 38 percent lead over Democrats on the question of which party's candidates for Congress likely voters say they will support in November. The same poll finds President Barack Obama's approval rating at 43 percent. The July 27-29 interactive...
August 4, 2010 - 2:21pm
July 27, 2010
Zogby Interactive: Democrats show no gains after passage of financial regulation and unemployment extension
UTICA, New York - Over the past week, President Barack Obama's approval rating among likely voters gained one point, up to 46%, while Republicans gained one point in their advantage over Democrats in voter party preference in the upcoming November Congressional elections. Those results...
July 27, 2010 - 12:57pm
July 16, 2010
Where do they stand? Questions answered at Frazeee-Vergas Schools candidate forum
Nine candidates for four spots on the Frazee-Vergas School Board fielded questions Thursday evening in the Frazee Event Center. The candidate...
news / Frazee
July 16, 2010 - 2:26pm
July 15, 2010
State budget leaders seek $600 million line of credit
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's finance leaders are ready to take out a $600 million loan if needed to fill gaps left by a state budget deficit. Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget chief, Tom Hanson, told a legislative committee Monday that the state shuffled more than $1 billion from one account...
July 15, 2010 - 3:06pm
Republican candidate Emmer gets lapful of pennies in town meeting with angry servers
July 15, 2010 - 11:38am
Candidate forum is tonight for Frazee-Vergas School Board election
Voters in the Frazee-Vergas School District, take note: The first of two candidate forums for school board candidates is set for 7 p.m. today at the Frazee Events Center. The forum will be hosted by the Lakes Region League of Women Voters. Participating will be candidates Carey...
news / Frazee
July 15, 2010 - 9:54am
July 5, 2010
Former ND Republican Party chairman Emineth may seek similar national post now held by embattled Steele
BISMARCK -- Former North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Gary Emineth told Forum Communications Co. today that he is considering challenging Michael Steele for the national chairman post. However, Emineth said he did not step down as state chairman last week "to take on Chairman...
July 5, 2010 - 7:23pm
May 29, 2010
Tuesday is the last day to file for county offices and for the Frazee-Vergas School Board.
Tuesday is the last day to file for county offices and for the Frazee-Vergas School Board. A host of candidates have lined up to run for four seats on the Frazee-Vergas School Board, which is holding an Aug. 10 primary election this year. They are (as of Friday morning) Richard...
news / Frazee
May 29, 2010 - 5:37pm
Mixup with county commissioner districts -- Salminen files for re-election after all
Because of confusion over Becker County commissioner district boundaries, District 4 incumbent John Bellefeuille now finds himself facing four challengers (Brad Grant, Donald Skarie, Robert D. "Bob" Spilman and Richard A.
May 29, 2010 - 5:29pm
May 25, 2010
LP-A vote is today -- judges on lookout for voter fraud
Polls opened at 7 a.m., today at schools in Lake Park and Audubon for the big vote on a $21.1 million schools construction project.
May 25, 2010 - 10:40am
May 23, 2010
Schools get another IOU from state
State legislators might have put themselves in a better position to be re-elected this fall, but many Minnesota school districts will be looking for money after the state voted to delay $2 billion in school payments. One of the districts affected by the delay could be Wadena-Deer...
May 23, 2010 - 2:06pm