Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Altar vessels donated for Oak Crossing chapel
Honored for helping people with disabilities
Judicial selection process in MN extended to Oct.9
Record-breaking warmth possible this weekend
Autopsy shows homicidal violence
Section football playoff matchups
Injury-depleted Pelican Rapids forfeits playoff football game with Breckenridge
Lumberjacks eliminate Laker tennis at sections
VIDEO: Cobbers prep for Carleton after big win against Bethel
Lakers end regular season on five-game win streak
Family receives letter after son dies in WWII
Human habitation in county spans centuries
Turning back the pages
Norwegian roots run deep around these parts
Spaghetti squash offers healthier meal alternative
Friends & Neighbors
Central MN Motors opens in Detroit Lakes
Nereson Automotive adds to sales team
MNsure and partners to offer small biz plan
DEED launching new workforce housing
Building a fraud-free family
Rotary to hold Wine & Beer Tasting
Are you looking for a good book this fall?
Bilingual border drama doubles down on brutality
‘Rosemary’ takes insightful look at little-known sibling
New exhibit at LRAC
Defending Minnesota’s outdoor heritage
Letter: Green works hard to make propane affordable
Letter: The schools are the heart, future of our community
Using the power of the ‘bully pulpit’
Letter: Help support the Becker County Museum project
Mille Lacs Lake fisheries group sets ground rules
Dropping lake temps means fall turnover
Hunters reminded cold water can kill
Fun-loving, curious otters are well ‘suited’ for semi-aquatic life
Northwest MN Fishing Report
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 8, 2013
Minnesota GOP: Gay marriage should not be a priority
ST. PAUL — Republicans call gay marriage a distraction from important duties legislators face, such as passing a state budget. On Thursday,...
News / legislative
March 8, 2013 - 9:20am
May 23, 2012
Republicans leave convention with problems
Their party faces a $1.3 million debt, ideological differences and lingering questions about a sex scandal, and Republicans leaving their state convention Saturday both acknowledged the problems and kept their chins up. "We don't really have a lot of unity within the party," convention...
May 23, 2012 - 3:47pm
May 25, 2011
Shutdown prep begins as Dayton blames right wing
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials are preparing for a July 1 government shutdown after Gov.
May 25, 2011 - 8:39am
May 17, 2011
Republicans defeat Dayton tax plan amid accusations from both sides
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislative Republicans went after Democratic Gov.
May 17, 2011 - 9:30pm
July 5, 2010
Former ND Republican Party chairman Emineth may seek similar national post now held by embattled Steele
BISMARCK -- Former North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Gary Emineth told Forum Communications Co. today that he is considering challenging...
July 5, 2010 - 7:23pm
October 12, 2008
November election will shape state House
Minnesota House Democrats hope for a supermajority from next month's election. Republicans would be thrilled with simple majority control, but would consider it a success just to narrow the margin Democrats hold. Democratic-Farmer-Laborites must defend seats they narrowly won in...
October 12, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Republicans leave, but quotes remain
ST. PAUL - Between a dozen and two dozen speakers took to the podium each of the last three nights of the Republican National Convention, each trying to leave at least one quote in delegates' minds. Some succeeded. Some didn't. "You better look for the sun to rise from the west...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
GOP candidates prepare for battle
DETROIT LAKES - The Minnesota House of Representatives is controlled by the Democrats -- but come election time this fall, the Republicans are hoping to change that. On Tuesday morning, the candidates seeking House seats in Districts 2A and 10B -- Steve Green and Mark Murdock,...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am
June 2, 2008
Not all Republicans happy
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Many Minnesota Republicans want the party to move further to the political right. Even some presidential hopeful John McCain supporters sound more like backers of maverick candidate Ron Paul, the Texas congressman who has ignited a desire to return to GOP politics...
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am