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Why is it so hard to get internet in the country? Klobuchar, Peterson in DL Friday to 'seize the moment'
Must love heavy metal: Local manufacturers feeling that worker shortage too
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
Request to DL city is Lima Charlie (loud and clear): Veterans groups propose display of tanks, fighter jet, navy boat
Fargo woman has seat at Oscars red carpet
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Perham’s Olsen takes state all-around bronze
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers cap regular season with victory
BOYS BASKETBALL: Cardinals snap Laker win streak
Congratulations and good luck Laker Gymnastics!
VIDEO: Lakers three-peat in convincing fashion
America Saves Week: Set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically
Tjepkes graduates from UM-Crookston
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Picture perfect images: Lakes Area Photography Show opens this weekend at Washington Square Mall
Celebrate Women's History Month
Vince Neil coming to Shooting Star March 3: Motley Crue frontman to perform solo set for Mahnomen fans
That magic touch: ‘Experience the extraordinary’ with Craig Karges at Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
Noreen M. Huwe
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Kirk L. McDonald
Lee Hamilton column: The threats to our democracy
Letter: Trump is my president
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
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
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