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Want to be a drone pilot? Join the club
Man airlifted after rollover in Becker County Wednesday night
Post-oil boom, drug prices fall as gang trafficking increases
New Camp Ripley exhibit gives visitors a look at WWI
Exploration gaining steam: Rush of interest in Northland gold
Local golfers compete at The Birchmont
Cubs defeat Sox for Little League title
DL Babe Ruth team wraps season at districts
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Apple Music buys ‘Carpool Karaoke’ TV series
Park Rapids Crazy Days July 28-29
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Adults playing their games...
Letter: Unendorsed 7th District candidate should bow out
Letter: Union workers advocate for pipeline
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
February 26, 2014
Minnesota legislators begin work with propane aid, tax talk cut
ST. PAUL – Providing financial aid to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating bills in this polar vortex of a winter came first as the state...
February 26, 2014 - 8:40am
February 25, 2014
Propane aid begins Minn. legislative session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators opened their 2014 session today battling the polar vortex. With the session starting at noon, the House plans to provide a $20 million boost to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating costs this winter. No opposition surfaced in two unofficial committee...
February 25, 2014 - 12:23pm
Analysis: Election-year politics never will be far from Minnesota
ST. PAUL – Politics and legislating always are intertwined, but they could be even more so in the Minnesota Legislature this year. Minnesota’s 201 state lawmakers return to St. Paul today for a shorter-than-normal 2014 legislative session – they must be done by May 19 –...
February 25, 2014 - 8:30am
February 24, 2014
Minnesota legislative session will be short but full
ST. PAUL — Expect a minimum wage increase, but no tax increase, when Minnesota legislators return to St. Paul for the year on Tuesday. Expect...
February 24, 2014 - 8:36am
February 13, 2014
Trio of Minnesota senators fight insurance fraud
ST. PAUL -- A trio of Minnesota state senators is promoting an effort to fight insurance fraud. The bill would increase fraud penalties and allow insurers and law enforcement officials to share some data in an effort to catch those running fraud schemes. One of the...
February 13, 2014 - 8:36pm
February 5, 2014
One Minnesota or all-Minneapolis ticket?
Gov. Mark Dayton leads an all-Minnesota or all-Minneapolis Democratic ticket in the 2014 election campaign, depending on who is telling the story. Tuesday’s...
February 5, 2014 - 4:00pm
Jeff Johnson wins Becker County straw poll for governor, McFadden wins for Senate race
Detroit Lakes native Jeff Johnson scored a close victory over Marty Seifert in a straw poll for governor — and Mike McFadden was the clear...
February 5, 2014 - 12:00pm
Farmers, farm groups pleased with Senate approval of long-delayed farm bill
U.S. farmers and farm group leaders aren’t entirely happy with the next farm bill, but they’re pleased to be on the verge of having one. “Finally. This has been in the works for so long,” said Bruce Schmoll, a Claremount, Minn., farmer. He’s active in the state Soybean...
February 5, 2014 - 8:12am
Ortman leads GOP Senate poll; race tight for governor
ST. PAUL – Minnesota Republicans appeared to have given Julianne Ortman the edge for U.S. Senate in an early snapshot of this year’s campaigns, but Tuesday night they were not so clear on who they favor for governor. Marty Seifert held a lead most of the night in the governor’s...
February 5, 2014 - 8:07am
February 4, 2014
Minn. Gov. Dayton picks chief of staff as running mate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton did not look far to find a new running mate. To a cheering crowd at a Capitol-area union hall, Dayton...
February 4, 2014 - 10:48am
January 31, 2014
County DFL caucuses Feb. 4 in Audubon
The Becker County Democrats will hold precinct caucuses for all of Becker County, with the exception of Toad Lake Township at Lake Park-Audubon Elementary School in Audubon on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Precinct caucuses are open to the public but in order to vote, offer resolutions or...
January 31, 2014 - 11:00am
January 29, 2014
For the Independence Party, no big-name candidates yet in Minnesota governor's race
Jesse Ventura shocked the world when he won the Minnesota's governor's race in 1998. It was a third-party victory some thought would launch a generation of independent leaders. The shock, however, wore off quickly. Ventura's win more than 15 years ago was the last in Minnesota...
January 29, 2014 - 8:37am
January 28, 2014
Congressional negotiators reach deal on farm bill; House could vote Wednesday
WASHINGTON - Congressional negotiators agreed to a farm bill on Monday that they think finally will pass the House and Senate. It is a compromise package that pleases neither side, with food stamp cuts and farm subsidies continuing. “Compromise is rare in Washington these...
January 28, 2014 - 8:59am
January 21, 2014
U.S. Rep. Peterson sanguine on dairy program
WASHINGTON — House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said last week he thinks a dairy program that he can accept is being worked out and that it will pave the way for House leadership to bring the farm bill to the floor the week of Jan. 27 and be finished...
January 21, 2014 - 8:07am
December 5, 2013
Republican state senator Westrom announces bid to unseat Peterson in 7th District
MOORHEAD – With the 2014 election on the horizon, a Republican candidate has emerged to contest Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson for his seat...
December 5, 2013 - 1:30pm