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County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
Moorhead looks to new development strategies as Herbergers set to close
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
May 26, 2015
With more budget vetoes, preparations begin for partial government shutdown in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed legislation funding state programs ranging from education to the parks, setting up a special...
May 26, 2015 - 8:24am
October 18, 2013
What comes after government reopens?
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer summed up the past few weeks of federal political debates, including a 16-day government shutdown, like many...
October 18, 2013 - 9:26am
October 17, 2013
What does shutdown mean to investors?
As you’re well aware, a partial government shutdown began on Oct. 1. No matter what one’s views are on the political issues that led to this event, it’s probably fair to say that a shutdown is not particularly good news, on many fronts. Although essential services will continue,...
October 17, 2013 - 8:00am
October 14, 2013
Veterans programs may soon feel sting of budget impasse
ST. PAUL – Two federal government shutdown episodes stand out for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz. One is families of military personnel killed in duty not receiving federal aid they were due. The other is World War II veterans, elderly men and women just off an airplane, not being allowed...
October 14, 2013 - 8:42am
October 12, 2013
Veterans await shutdown resolution
ST. PAUL -- Two federal government shutdown episodes stand out for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz. One is families of military personnel killed in duty not receiving federal aid they were due. The other is World War II veterans, elderly men and women just off an airplane, not being allowed...
October 12, 2013 - 10:19am
October 7, 2013
Next federal money crisis could help farm bill
ST. PAUL -- The current federal government shutdown overshadowed the end of many federal farm laws Tuesday, but the next federal fiscal crisis could lead to a stalled farm bill’s resurrection. At least that is the hope of many from farm country who see $24 billion in savings...
October 7, 2013 - 8:50am
October 2, 2013
Tamarac closed, but bigger issues on horizon
White Earth Tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor didn’t get much sleep Monday night, as she anxiously watched national news reports on television...
October 2, 2013 - 2:00pm
July 14, 2011
Shutdown launches Itasca Sports expansion
When the state shutdown closed Itasca State Park, the propellers for Itasca Sports' pontoon rental business came to a halt. Momentarily. Sam...
July 14, 2011 - 9:23am
Lawmakers seek continued road work
ST. PAUL -- Schools get money during Minnesota's state government shutdown, so a pair of legislative transportation leaders say road construction funding also should continue. A judge hearing the case gave them little hope that she would allow resumption of the 98 road construction...
July 14, 2011 - 9:08am
July 13, 2011
Most Minnesota lawmakers still accepting paychecks during government shutdown
As Minnesota's government shutdown entered its 12th day today, most legislators were still collecting paychecks -- despite an ongoing budget impasse that has furloughed more than 20,000 state workers, halted road construction and affected people and programs across the state. Democratic...
July 13, 2011 - 8:44am
July 2, 2011
Shutdown hits campers, businesses, road work
Sam Smith's 11 pontoon boats bobbed quietly on a blistering Thursday afternoon before Minnesota's busiest holiday weekend was to start. Ideally,...
July 2, 2011 - 3:58pm
July 1, 2011
Lake groups urge Dayton to close public accesses on lakes infested with aquatic invasive species
Detroit Lakes, MN June 29, 2011 -- Several groups dedicated to protecting Minnesota's public waters are demanding that Governor Dayton close public accesses at all Department of Natural Resources designated lakes and rivers infested with aquatic invasive species in the event of a...
July 1, 2011 - 9:07am