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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
February 26, 2009
More information about controversial ballots unfolds Thursday at Minnesota's Senate trial
ST. PAUL - There is more to the story of St. Louis County's controversial 300 ballots. Officials in the northeastern Minnesota county said today there is a legitimate explanation for at least some of the 300 ballots Norm Coleman's campaign has described as "illegal," and they are...
February 26, 2009 - 3:40pm
February 25, 2009
Senate trial digs into voter complexities
ST. PAUL - Kay Mack only talked about a handful of ballots, but her testimony Tuesday illustrated the complexity of a major issue in the U.S...
February 25, 2009 - 3:21pm
February 24, 2009
Franken wants to toss 61 ballots found in Becker County during Senate recount
ST. PAUL - Al Franken's campaign wants to remove a pile of Becker County ballots from the U.S. Senate election tally as Norm Coleman's team nears...
February 24, 2009 - 9:37am
February 21, 2009
Senate election trial intrigue lost on observers
ST. PAUL - Minnesota voters - and even politically engaged college students -- have little interest in details of the prolonged U.S. Senate election trial, a professor monitoring the proceeding said. "I think they're lost," Bemidji State University journalism instructor Louise Mengelkoch...
February 21, 2009 - 10:36am
February 19, 2009
Coleman team: Judges created 'fatal flaw'
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman's legal team said judges created a "fatal flaw," claiming the jurists are making contradictory decisions in Minnesota's U.S.
February 19, 2009 - 10:02am
North Dakota Senate OKs $67 million for prison addition, remodel
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Senate this morning passed the bill that funds a $67 million construction project at the North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck. Senate Bill 2030 includes replacement of a 100-year-old cell house, new medical and administration facilities and more...
February 19, 2009 - 9:56am
February 17, 2009
U.S. Senate election: Franken tours as trial continues
ST. PAUL - Al Franken's campaign called him "Sen.-elect Franken," and on Monday he acted like a senator. The Democrat acknowledged his status...
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Fargo and Devils Lake flooding discussed at Congressional hearing in Washington
Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker before the Senate Energy and Water Subcommittee, which is chaired by Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., in Washington, D.C.
February 11, 2009 - 2:00pm
Senate trial judges to count 23 ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges deciding Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial said Tuesday they will count nearly two-dozen improperly rejected absentee...
February 11, 2009 - 12:30pm
February 10, 2009
U.S. Senate trial judges order count of 24 rejected ballot
ST. PAUL - Judges deciding Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial said Tuesday they will count two-dozen improperly rejected absentee ballots. The ballot envelopes all are believed to contain votes for Democrat Al Franken, who ended the recount with a 225-vote lead over Norm Coleman....
February 10, 2009 - 3:30pm
February 6, 2009
Coleman vs. Franken
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
U.S. Senate ballot recount could take weeks
ST. PAUL - A note to Minnesotans: Get comfortable, as the U.S. Senate election trial is going to some time. There is no trial timeline, but a brief courtroom comment Wednesday by one of three judges hearing the election lawsuit confirmed that the case is far from over. Judge Denise...
February 5, 2009 - 2:00pm
Minnesota Supreme Court questions whether election certificate should be issued to Franken
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Supreme Court justices asked why they should order that Al Franken be given an election certificate before the U.S. Senate race is resolved. In a hearing this morning, the high court strongly questioned whether state law allows for an election certificate to...
February 5, 2009 - 11:30am
February 3, 2009
Millions spent in Senate recount
ST. PAUL - Al Franken and Norm Coleman are spending millions in the ongoing U.S. Senate fight. The campaigns raised more than $3 million and...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
Senate trial begins Week 2
ST. PAUL - The U.S. Senate election contest bore into absentee voting policies today as the trial entered a second week. The Norm Coleman and...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am