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Fishing records have been set, but Polar Fest isn't over yet
Kids Fishing Derby to hit little Detroit Lakes Saturday
DL school looking at spring vote
DL upgrades rating, reports steady growth
Detroit Lakes student accepted to Harvard summer program
Four Lakers score in double figures against TRF
DL doubles up Panthers on Senior Night
Lakers fall to 8A top seed Warriors in semis
Lakers seventh-seed at sections
Korf leads Vikings over Hornets
M State nursing students add gymnastics program to clinical rotation
Becker County Museum is selling ‘Sweetheart Grams’ this week
Cream Puffs perfectly paired with ice cream
Delaying your retirement can increase benefits
Wenner presents research in NDSU Three Minute Thesis competition
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Embellish expands, now offers new and gently-used merchandise
Gasoline prices just keep on falling lower
Minnesota sees 9,100 new jobs in December
How to tell the kids about money problems
Bergen’s bounces back
Grace Lutheran event set for Feb. 20
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Music, poetry event in NYM
Rob Zombie is coming to Fargo May 15
Local library’s resources can help improve time management skills
Jane M. Ries Radermacher
Nydia J. Lefebvre
Bruce D. Nelson
James M. Johnson
It’s nice to receive a helping hand
How to tell if Congress is working
Don’t remain silent: Stand up against hate speech
Get behind Alzheimer’s research
Avoiding the chatterbox trap
Lake becomes archaeological site for bison
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Not getting bites? Time to mix it up
Not just fresh air, the outdoors can provide humor, too
Help wildlife during tax time
Detroit Mountain sees successful first year
Polarific Activities: February is for playing outdoors in Detroit Lakes
Peoples Park offers skating, hockey rinks
From Holiday Train to Santa, December is full
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Capitol Chatter: Franken talks rural health care woes
U.S. Sen. Al Franken is taking on rural health care in his second term. The Minnesota Democrat is co-chairman of the Senate Rural Health Caucus and has traveled the state discussing the topic. “The conversations were vivid and personal, but also immensely practical,” Franken told...
8 hours 13 min ago
February 9, 2016
Gov. Dayton proposes 6 weeks of state worker parental leave
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants to give six weeks of parental leave to Minnesota state employees. The Democrat said he would include the...
February 9, 2016 - 2:01pm
February 5, 2016
Sen. Franken to FCC: Stop cable and Internet companies from overbilling
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is pressing the Federal Communications Commission to explain what it is doing to protect consumers in Minnesota and across the country who are being overbilled by cable and Internet companies for rental equipment like modems. “We write today on behalf...
February 5, 2016 - 2:36pm
How to tell if Congress is working
There have been encouraging signs that the Republican leadership on Capitol Hill wants to make Congress function again. They’ve talked about using conference committees more, allowing a more open process for rank-and-file members, enacting separate appropriation bills rather than...
opinion / editorials
February 5, 2016 - 1:10pm
February 4, 2016
Minnesota lawmakers to consider child protection initiatives
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are poised to consider a second round of initiatives designed to prevent child abuse. Lawmakers last year passed legislation reacting to the death of 4-year-old Eric Dean in 2013. He died after Pope County authorities received 15 reports that he...
February 4, 2016 - 8:22pm
February 3, 2016
Dayton back on feet after fainting at event
It is out with Diet Coke and in with water for Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton after a short hospitalization blamed on dehydration. With a smile Tuesday,...
February 3, 2016 - 11:20am
Trump, Sanders wild cards
After all the debates, the trash-talking and the highs and lows of the polls, the process is finally underway to choose candidates for the presidential...
February 3, 2016 - 10:27am
Politics not as usual: Former VP Mondale talks old school politics
Unless you live under a rock (and considering today’s topic, some days that’s desirable), you know the Iowa caucuses on Monday officially kick-started the 2016 presidential campaign. Truth be told, however, the candidates have been campaigning for years, and most of us are already...
February 3, 2016 - 9:48am
January 31, 2016
Hardball politics forces Dayton to support change in buffer law
In a victory for farmers and a defeat for environmentalists, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton has capitulated to legislators on the issue of un-farmed buffer...
January 31, 2016 - 5:10am
January 26, 2016
Former Minn. Gov. Jesse Ventura considers presidential run
ST. PAUL – Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is doing what he appears to enjoy: teasing that he may run for president. It has been something...
January 26, 2016 - 8:14am
January 21, 2016
Minnesota legislation seeks to keep electronic data private
ST. PAUL — Students' iPads and other devices may provide personal data that companies can use to target advertising at the youth. Minnesotans'...
January 21, 2016 - 8:31am
January 20, 2016
DFL, GOP agree on goals for rural MN, but differ on how to reach them
Democratic and Republican legislators agree on many goals for rural Minnesota, but often differ on how to reach them. House Democrats unveiled...
January 20, 2016 - 9:51am
January 17, 2016
Kicking transportation funding down road
You have to feel sorry for Margaret Donahoe. All she wants is for Minnesota to have nice roads and bridges, and a good transit system. You would think the executive director of the Transportation Alliance would have an easy time convincing Minnesota lawmakers to recharge the state’s...
January 17, 2016 - 5:40am
January 15, 2016
Dayton aims money at small, rural communities with water woes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota cities, especially small rural ones, ask the state for money almost every year to improve their sewage treatment systems....
January 15, 2016 - 8:28am
Dayton rejects private prison and $40 million additions to existing facilities
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton will not ask legislators to fix a prison overcrowding problem by borrowing state money to reopen a west-central...
January 15, 2016 - 8:25am