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Man arrested after getting stolen vehicle stuck, fleeing across Red River
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in Becker County
To the Rezcue!: Stray dogs run rampant on White Earth...until now
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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Friends & Neighbors
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
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Martin E. Cox
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
Minnesota Political Notebook: DFL chairman seeks move toward political center
ST. PAUL - Political observers have watched for years as those who make decisions in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party move to the political left and Republican decision-makers head to the right. DFL Chairman Ken Martin wants to change that by finding a way to get more people with...
May 27, 2012 - 2:57pm
December 13, 2010
Political notebook: All-women senior staff surrounds Dayton; governor's mansion going to the dogs
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton already has departed from current Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's ways. While Pawlenty's staff is male-dominated, the first key appointments in the Dayton administration are all women, mostly those who worked on his campaign or transition staffs. Tina Flint...
December 13, 2010 - 9:06am
November 23, 2010
Zogby Interactive: Obama falls to 39 percent, as support from Democrats continues to slide; he trails Romney, J. Bush & Gingrich in '12
UTICA, New York - President Barack Obama's job approval rating has dropped to the lowest point of his Presidency at 39 percent, and in potential match-ups with Republicans in 2012, he trails Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush and Newt Gingrich and is just one point ahead of Sarah Palin. The percentage...
November 23, 2010 - 9:19am
November 18, 2010
Dayton transition, Emmer court case go on at same time
November 18, 2010 - 2:25pm
November 11, 2010
Sen. Conrad may leave Budget Committee for Ag Committee
Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., may leave his powerful position as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee to take the chairmanship of the Agriculture Committee, The Hill political blog reported this week. A key factor in his deliberations: the scheduled reauthorization of the federal...
November 11, 2010 - 11:15am
November 8, 2010
Zogby Interactive: Late deciding voters may have prevented greater Democrat losses
Democrats did much better among voters who decided on their vote for Congress within the final week before the election, A post-election Zogby Interactive poll finds. The poll of 2,185 voters reveals 8% made up their minds one week or less prior to Election Day. Of these voters,...
November 8, 2010 - 10:54pm
November 2, 2010
No poll challengers, no equipment problems ---- voting is going smoothly in Becker County today
Voting has been steady in Becker County for the general election today, and there have been few if any problems with election equipment or polling places. "It's almost eerily quiet," said Becker County Auditor-Treasurer Ryan Tangen at about 1:15 p.m. "Things are going pretty well,"...
November 2, 2010 - 1:53pm
October 22, 2010
Conrad says financial collapse was imminent in 2008
It began with an emergency meeting one mid-September evening in 2008 with fewer than 20 of the nation's most influential leaders on fiscal policy. Kent...
October 22, 2010 - 8:33am
October 21, 2010
Area legislative candidates to meet in forum today at M-State in Detroit Lakes
A candidate forum for legislative candidates in the Becker County area will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Oct. 21) in the Large Conference Room at M-State in Detroit Lakes. Each candidate will have 2 minutes to make an opening statement. Responses to questions...
October 21, 2010 - 9:02am
October 19, 2010
Lawmakers approve flood, tornado relief -- including more than $6 million for Wadena area
ST. PAUL -- State disaster relief is on its way to flood- and tornado-damaged communities, but officials said they may be back for more help next year. Minnesota legislators unanimously approved $80 million in disaster relief during a brief special session Monday, with most heading...
October 19, 2010 - 8:37am
October 18, 2010
Lawmakers head back for special session today -- Goal is $80 million for flood-hit communities
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are returning to St. Paul today with a goal of appropriating $80 million to help communities hit by floods and tornadoes. Most of the money would go to southern Minnesotans who endured floods last month, but $6.6 million is set aside for Wanda and...
October 18, 2010 - 8:42am
October 15, 2010
Political signs out 50 years ago, too
Washington Avenue and Highway 10 intersection in the fall of 1960 -- the Republican headquarters are in the building on the left. Democrat headquarters...
October 15, 2010 - 2:27pm
October 10, 2010
Special session delayed, but Wadena wants to be part of it
ST. PAUL -- Wadena-area leaders scrambled to get their request for tornado relief funding included in a special legislative session to help flooded southern Minnesota counties, but will have to wait along with their water-logged cousins. A special session is planned to deal with...
October 10, 2010 - 12:25pm
Horner endorsed by big-name Republicans who say Emmer is too extreme
SUGGESTED HED: POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Horner rolls out endorsements ST. PAUL -- Tom Horner's campaign has rolled out big-name supporters for the Independence Party governor candidate. The campaign brought out a baker's dozen former Republican lawmakers to announce they support...
October 10, 2010 - 12:11pm
September 22, 2010
Zogby Interactive: Democrats take one-point lead In Congressional generic ballot; Obama approval goes up to 49%
Zogby Interactive: Democrats Take One-Point Lead In Congressional Generic Ballot; Obama Approval Goes Up to 49% Democrats have taken a one percentage point lead over Republicans on which party's candidate voters intend to choose in the Congressional election; and President Barack...
September 22, 2010 - 12:35am