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Last of the Really Cold Nights?
Dentists not smiling over state payments
Father-son shooting incident investigated Thursday in rural Perham
Man found dead near Dilworth by train tracks apparently froze to death
LP-A Kindergarten Roundup is March 18
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Laker trio prepared for deep runs at state wrestling
DL Mites finish hockey season
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
First White Earth newspaper found at Becker County Museum
Cream-based soups offer quick winter warm-up
Replacement SSA tax forms available online
Good oral hygiene helps keep smile healthy
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
Wedding Extravaganza is March 1
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
Minnesota moose population still down
Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
Northland Fat Bike Rally to be held in Bemidji
Wild turkey opportunities explored in DNR class
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 6, 2008
Get your fill: Gas drops below $2 in Fargo
The price per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline dipped below the $2 mark Wednesday at some North Dakota gas retailers, including in the Fargo area. Stores, including the M & H Gasoline Co., 1602 Main Ave. in Fargo, and the Sooper Stop on Sheyenne Street in West Fargo, had their...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Gas price disparity in region angers Grand Forks residents
GRAND FORKS - Gasoline prices here tend to be higher than prices at gas stations about 80 miles south in Fargo -- and some local motorists aren't very happy about it. "They basically holler at the employees," said a worker at a Grand Forks gas station who declined to be identified....
news / business
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Gas prices plummeting
The fear of how much the price of gas will rise to is gone, at least for now. Instead, the question is how low can gas prices fall. Prices have plummeted over 30 cents per gallon in the past week in Detroit Lakes. It follows a national trend with prices averaging $3.67 per gallon...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Falling prices lead to farmer putting crops in storage
FARGO - It's not just the stock market that's taking a pounding. Prices of most of the region's crops have plummeted in the past two weeks.
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Gas nearing $3 mark in Minnesota and North Dakota
FARGO - Gasoline prices continue to fall in Minnesota and North Dakota, with some stations closing in on $3 a gallon, according to AAA's price survey. The Fargo-Moorhead average listed on the association's Web site this morning was $3.134 for a gallon of regular gas, but many stations...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
'Perfect storm' hitting Minnesotans with high food prices and hunger
The faltering Minnesota economy, rising prices at the gas pump and supermarket, out-of-control health care costs, job losses and broad-based inflation are taking food right off Minnesota tables, Minnesota 2020, a St. Paul-based public policy think tank, says in a report released today....
wave / food
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Motorists skipping doctor visits, get stranded due to high gas prices
BISMARCK -- Gas prices are so high that some members of AAA North Dakota are deciding they can't afford to travel to the doctor. Others are running out of gas on the road. That was among the testimony Wednesday at a field hearing in Bismarck for the U.S. Senate Budget Committee. Sen....
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
Gas may creep to $4 for Fourth
FARGO - The booms and bangs of Fourth of July fireworks may be needed this weekend to drown out the grunts and groans at the pump. Local gas prices could hit $4 a gallon by the weekend, said Gene LaDoucer, AAA spokesman for North Dakota. "We're hopeful that won't be the case,...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
Can lakes area tourism survive the high cost of gas?
Will high gas prices kill the Fourth of July in Detroit Lakes? Detroit Lakes has long been known as the place to be on the Fourth of July, and we don't expect that to change this year. But if gas prices keep rising, who knows what the future will hold? According to a Zogby Poll...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 24, 2008
Lake property value going up despite recession
DETROIT LAKES - The housing market in our area has beaten the odds again. As many across the country try unsuccessfully to sell off first and second homes, those looking for a lake place are still forking over big bucks. In the past year, Jack Chivers sold ten million dollar lake...
June 24, 2008 - 12:00am
June 21, 2008
Quality of life hit by oil prices
Quickly becoming the issue of the summer, butting heads with the Iraq War, is the continually escalating price of gasoline and Congress' inability to do anything about it. The price per gallon not only reached the magic $3 a gallon mark, it has now raced past $4 a gallon and threatens...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Tribune Editorial: Web sites let patients compare hospitals, prices
Interested in health care? Several Web sites now let you see how hospitals stack up in the areas of patient care and treatment costs. The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey provides hospital-to-hospital comparisons. The HCAHPS survey asked...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 10, 2008
Dorgan calls for action on oil speculation
BISMARCK - The federal government should stop burying the highest quality oil in an underground reserve and quit making it easy for speculators to drive up crude prices, Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., said Friday, echoing a demand Gov. John Hoeven made a week ago. Dorgan said Congress...
May 10, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Gasoline prices continue to rise, averaging $3.20
As crude rose to an all time high of $111 a barrel, the average price for gas followed suit, crossing the $3.20 mark for a national average for one gallon of gas, settling in at $3.289 as of Thursday, April 3. But what goes into gas pricing? Now perched over $3 per gallon on average...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am