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Litchfield ends DL Babe Ruth season
Cold Spring sends DL Babe Ruth to state elimination bracket
Kate Smith victorious at Minnesota Women’s Amateur Championship
All-City Golf third round results
Smith leads by three after second round of 75th Women’s Amateur
Sign up now for Puppet Pageant workshops: Performances set for Aug. 18 in NYM, Aug. 19 in Perham
Local students earn dean's list honors at Concordia
Frazee's Bade honored for career and technical skills at national event
Lake Park's Teigen earns master's degree at Marquette University
Adams earns academic honors at UW-Stevens Point
friends & neighbors
BBB says to watch out for unclaimed property schemes
Ag finance experts to talk strategic business planning and economic expectations
Governor Mark Dayton proclaims July "Hire a Veteran Month" in Minnesota
LREC's natural gas subsidiary moves forward with support of PUC
Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Arts and culture boost Minnesota, North Dakota economies, studies show
Friendship Day is July 30
Here's a sneak peek at some of the music coming to F-M area this fall
29 movies that scream summer
'Hardcore Troubadour' Steve Earle comes to Shooting Star this Friday
Nettie Jane Momb
Arnold "Barney" Barnhart
Jon Hall Christensen
Letter: School boards should ignore gender identity 'toolkits'
Lynn Hummel column: The historic watermelon rollover
Tribune Editorial: DL City Council got it wrong this time, but that's not all they've done
Letter: Kudos to Becker County Landfill
Other Opinions: Restoring faith in representative democracy
Brad Laabs column: Weeds can be an angler's best friend
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
pine to palm
Israelson siblings highlight field of Birchmont returning champions
Hanson in the hunt at Minnesota State Open
Hoge catches leaders to share first-round lead at PGA's Barbasol
Beau Hanson gets fresh start after injury layoff
Pine to Palm Senior Division turns 50
July 8, 2016
Compromise on GMO labeling
When two sides compromise, neither gets everything it wants. Which is why the U.S. Senate should pass the new bipartisan compromise on labeling food with genetically modified ingredients. The bill requires this labeling — a fact that upsets many scientists and others in the food...
July 8, 2016 - 5:30am
July 6, 2016
U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s staff to visit DL
On Tuesday, July 12, U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s staff will be in Detroit Lakes to meet with officials from across the area to discuss the current state of the region’s infrastructure, including roads, bridges, water systems, and broadband services. The 1 p.m. meeting at Detroit Lakes...
July 6, 2016 - 10:37am
June 25, 2016
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Casting your ballot is a fundamental constitutional right, and ensuring that every eligible voter can do so is basic to our system. It should be easy to vote — and hard to cheat. The elections process is not usually grist for inflammatory rhetoric. But this year has been different....
June 25, 2016 - 5:05am
June 24, 2016
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
After crowded, chaotic and practically impossible to access voting rooms marred Caucus Night 2016 in Duluth and across Minnesota, the News Tribune and plenty of others called for fixing what clearly was a broken presidential-picking process here. Switching from a party-run caucus...
June 24, 2016 - 5:25am
June 15, 2016
Minnesota bonding panel focuses on transportation, but dispute remains
ST. PAUL—Transportation funding appears to remain the main hurdle to a special legislative session to fund Minnesota public works projects and fix a tax bill. A meeting of House and Senate public works negotiators Tuesday failed to produce any sign they are closer to agreement than...
June 15, 2016 - 9:10am
Terry Tibbetts elected White Earth tribal chairman -- Umsy Tibbetts wins District 3 race for Tribal Council
Terry Tibbetts won more than 65 percent of the vote Tuesday to become the next chairman of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe. He defeated Mindy...
June 15, 2016 - 12:19am
June 12, 2016
Challenging Collin: Republican candidate for 7th District talks small government at town meeting
Dave Hughes, the Republican Party’s endorsed candidate for Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District plans to hold town halls in each of...
June 12, 2016 - 5:30am
June 10, 2016
Gov. Dayton is in the driver’s seat
The trouble with playing chicken is that every now and then, your car really does fly off the cliff. That’s not quite the situation Minnesota Republicans are in. Their “car” isn’t sailing out over the void. But it is teetering on the cliff’s lip. And the drop to the next...
June 10, 2016 - 5:35am
June 9, 2016
Dayton begins state tour to promote public works campaign
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton may not be up for election in November, but he is campaigning this week. The Democratic governor launched...
June 9, 2016 - 8:33am
June 8, 2016
Trust lacking, but legislators want special session
Minnesota’s political leaders say they have a problem trusting each other, but on Tuesday they pledged to continue trying to pass failed tax...
June 8, 2016 - 10:49am
June 6, 2016
Tax cuts, public works funding futures dark in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Legislation that could give tax breaks to a majority of Minnesotans appeared to be on a slow-motion slide to its death Monday, perhaps...
June 6, 2016 - 4:15pm
June 3, 2016
Greater Minnesota groups want tax bill signed
ST. PAUL—Greater Minnesota groups are asking Gov. Mark Dayton to sign tax-break legislation lawmakers passed last week. On Thursday, it was clear that Dayton signing the tax bill with aid for cities, counties, farmers, businesses, students, working families and others could be a...
June 3, 2016 - 8:25am
A frustrating session with little headway
The Minnesota Legislature had 75 days to get two main things accomplished — a bonding bill for public works projects and transportation funding. Even though legislators had the luxury of working with a $900 million budget surplus, they failed on both accounts. There’s been plenty...
June 3, 2016 - 5:35am
June 1, 2016
Candidates for local seats filed
Filing for county, state and federal office closed Tuesday. The three incumbent Becker County commissioners, John Okeson, Barry Nelson, and Donald Skarie, are running unopposed. Three incumbent supervisors on the Becker Soil and Water Conservation District — Kathy Stenger, Travis...
June 1, 2016 - 10:58am
Dayton signs police body camera bill, but not all pleased
ST. PAUL -- Amid four hours of testimony on a bill about how and when Minnesota’s police forces can use body cameras — a bill signed into law Tuesday — was a telling moment. A flash of passion from a longtime law enforcement officer, sitting on a key state legislative committee...
June 1, 2016 - 9:14am