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Detroit Lakes man struck, injured by train
Frazee man accused of domestic assault
In DL: Gearing up for Ebola
Sunny times at Sunnyside Care Center near Lake Park; raises for staff, positive culture for all
Enrollment growth in Detroit Lakes schools leads to high class sizes; building plans discussed
Football: Section 8-4A semifinals preview
Section 8-3A Volleyball: Storm comeback sinks Lakers
8-4A football playoffs: Rocori takes out Fergus Falls
8-4A football playoffs: Little Falls scores late to advance
Bombers throttle Northland 54-14
Everyday Gourmet: Get stuffed! Putting one recipe inside another is a fun trend
MSUM to host safe viewing of solar eclipse Thursday
Social Security: Retirement benefits based on birthdate
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
Team Lab hires two hometown residents
Essentia-Mahnomen welcomes Bement
BTD expands in DL, brings warehouse in
DEED launches initiatives for biz growth
Drivers happy as gas prices dip around $3
Halloween Hoots & Haunts
Celebrating October’s National Apple Month
Devon Worley coming to Zorbaz Oct. 25
Makin’ mama proud: Caroline Smith slides over to a neo-soul sound
Jo Dee Messina at Shooting Star Casino on Friday
Letter: Glander is best qualified to be Becker County sheriff
Letter: Vote Democrats in Nov. for everyone’s ‘best interests’
Letter: Glander an asset to the community
Letter: Help Rotary end Polio on World Polio Day
Letter: Berg endorses Swenson for Recorder
Leg bands provide a wealth of information
Fishing Lines: Changing lure, jig colors can bring more fish
North Words: Pie-billed grebes are easily heard, less often viewed
Duck migration stalls in MN
Staggered lakes: Fall turnover affects fishing
Reading on the Move
Fall Home Magazine 2014
A work of art
Lodge at the lake
A great home
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October 22, 2014
Sheriff candidates agree safety is main goal if elected
Tim Clements and Todd Glander were front and center for the League of Women Voters of the Lakes Area Tuesday night, answering questions in their bid for sheriff. More than 100 people showed up to watch the candidate forum at the Becker County Courthouse, with Sharon Sinclair as...
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16 hours 39 min ago
Challenger Schurman says he’s accessible and willing to listen
Jay Schurman is running for Detroit Lakes City Council because he feels it’s time for some fresh blood on the council, and if elected he vows to be open and accessible to his constituents. Schurman, 37, is facing G.L. Tucker for the Ward 3 seat on the council. He and his wife,...
17 hours 39 min ago
Incumbent Tucker lists infrastructure, Washington Avenue as focuses
G.L. Tucker, 58, brings a lot of business, management and economic development experience to his quest for another term on the Detroit Lakes City Council. Tucker is facing Jay Schurman for the Ward 3 seat on the council. Tucker works at M State in Detroit Lakes, where he is...
18 hours 9 min ago
Challenger Johnson said he wants on city council to give back to community
Rick Johnson says he’s running for Detroit Lakes City Council because he wants to give back to a community that has been good to him. Johnson, 62, is retired from a sales position at PRO Systems, but people in the community may also know him as a part-time bartender at Fireside...
18 hours 39 min ago
After two decades, Incumbent Aune still looking at helping with expansion
Dave Aune can point to two decades of experience on the Detroit Lakes City Council in his latest bid for the Ward 2 seat on the council. He is running against Rick Johnson, who ran for alderman-at-large in the last city election. Aune, 57, was first elected to a seat on the...
19 hours 9 min ago
Election notebook: Voters may track absentee ballots online
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans taking advantage of the state's new early voting can keep track of their ballots online. A voter can visit mnvotes.org to see when a ballot was sent out, when it was received and if it was accepted. If a voter cannot find evidence a ballot was mailed, the...
21 hours 31 min ago
October 21, 2014
Election notebook: Michelle Obama leads big names to Minnesota campaigns
ST. PAUL -- Some of the country's biggest Democratic names plan Minnesota visits this week to help their candidates with two weeks until election day. While the party's biggest name, President Barack Obama, is not scheduled to be here, his wife is. So is his former secretary of...
October 21, 2014 - 8:27am
October 20, 2014
Franken campaigns in Red Lake, White Earth
RED LAKE, Minn. -- U.S. Senator Al Franken, D-Minn., along with Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., visited two northern Minnesota American Indian reservations on Sunday. In Red Lake on Sunday, Franken and Tester met with the Tribal Council, followed by a brief campaign meet-and-greet for...
October 20, 2014 - 7:57am
October 19, 2014
DL City Council contenders speak at forum
Detroit Lakes City Council contenders met in a candidate forum Thursday at city hall, among other questions, they were asked what the top three priorities should be for the city in the next few years. In the order they answered the question: Ward 2 incumbent Dave Aune said there...
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October 19, 2014 - 11:30am
Ben Grimsley and Mark Hagedorn talk Becker County issues at candidate forum
Becker County commissioner for District 2 Ben Grimsley and challenger Mark Hagedorn took to the stage for a candidate’s forum Thursday night. The Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters and the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce co-hosted the event, which was held at...
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October 19, 2014 - 11:00am
October 18, 2014
Candidate forums scheduled for Tuesday
The Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters and the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce will co-host a full evening Tuesday of candidate forums at the Becker County Courthouse beginning at 6:30 p.m. The complete rundown of forums and confirmed candidates is: 6:30-7:...
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October 18, 2014 - 12:30pm
October 17, 2014
Johnson, Dayton trade jabs over jobs, insurance
ST. PAUL -- With Election Day quickly approaching, Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton exchanged verbal jabs Thursday over health insurance rates and the state’s falling unemployment rate. A day after Preferred One, the top-selling insurer...
October 17, 2014 - 8:03am
October 15, 2014
Opponent sees Franken as yes-man; senator says he seeks accords
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken's Republican opponent says that in five years in the U.S. Senate Franken has become the poster child for a do-nothing, superpartisan Congress. Franken disputes the portrait painted by first-time candidate Mike McFadden. The Democratic incumbent...
October 15, 2014 - 3:30pm
White Earth to host senators
U.S. Senators Al Franken (Minn.) and Jon Tester (Mont.) will be stopping by the Shooting Star Casino Event Center on Sunday, Oct. 19. Congressional District 7 will be hosting their fall fundraiser starting at noon. The keynote speaker will be former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco Sam...
October 15, 2014 - 11:33am
Longtime incumbent Collin Peterson faces newcomer Torrey Westrom
Speaking to a small group gathered at the East Grand Forks American Legion Monday afternoon, Torrey Westrom laid out his platform. The Republican state senator running for Congress wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline, balance the country’s budget, and repeal and replace what...
October 15, 2014 - 10:51am