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Laker Prep Preschool to host book fair
A storied past: Oak Grove Cemetery Walk deemed a huge success
Detroit Lakes’ first official Dog Park will have its grand opening on Thursday
Lord, give me a sign: OK, how about 10 of them?
Concerns are rising over worsening drought conditions in the Dakotas
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Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Richard P. Molstre
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
Letter: Veteran supports raising tobacco age
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
March 7, 2017
Tim Kaine's son forcefully arrested at Trump rally at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL—The youngest son of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's 2016 running mate, was one of six people arrested Saturday after counter-protesters...
March 7, 2017 - 10:20pm
March 4, 2017
Sweere on dean's list at Northwestern
Emma S. Sweere, Frazee, was recently named to the fall 2016 semester dean's list at University of Northwestern-St. Paul, with highest honors. The daughter of Paul and Penny Sweere is studying English at the university. Its dean's list includes full-time students with a grade point...
March 4, 2017 - 6:00am
February 15, 2017
Two local students earn dean's list honors at St. Thomas
Local students Kathryn Foltz and Katherine Larson, both of Detroit Lakes, were both named to the 2016 fall semester dean's list at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Students must post grade-point averages of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to be named to the dean's list.
February 15, 2017 - 9:01am
February 9, 2017
Brenk graduates from Bethel
Hannah Brenk of Frazee graduated from Bethel University in St. Paul at the end of the fall 2016 semester. Hannah, the daughter of Christopher and Deb Brenk, earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology.
February 9, 2017 - 10:00am
February 3, 2017
St. Paul, Minneapolis don't use term 'sanctuary cities,' but order may affect them
ST. PAUL — President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week that seeks to bar federal grant funding to so-called "sanctuary cities" that harbor undocumented or "illegal" immigrants. The threat is being taken seriously in jurisdictions across the country, and the outcry...
February 3, 2017 - 11:18am
December 18, 2016
Interstate 94 corridor designated an alternative fuel route
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Interstate 94 corridor from Detroit, Mich., to the Minnesota/North Dakota border is one of 55 routes the Federal Highway Administration has designated nationally to promote alternative fuels and help drivers find vehicle charging stations nationwide.
December 18, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 16, 2016
Governor Dayton announces $80 million in new affordable housing investments
ST. PAUL, MN — Joined by Minnesota Housing Commissioner Mary Tingerthal and community leaders, Governor Mark Dayton announced $80 million in funding to create and preserve 1,831 affordable housing units throughout the state. These investments will leverage private and local...
November 16, 2016 - 8:45am
February 18, 2016
St. Paul cop resigns over ‘run them over’ comment about protesters
ST. PAUL – A St. Paul police sergeant resigned Wednesday after he apologized last month for posting on Facebook “Run them over” in advance of a Black Lives Matter St. Paul march. An internal affairs investigation into Sgt. Jeffrey Rothecker was completed, but his resignation...
February 18, 2016 - 8:08am
June 19, 2015
7-year-old boy dies weeks after rescue from unused pool in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- A 7-year-old boy rescued from an abandoned swimming pool in St. Paul’s North End on Memorial Day has died. Sher K Por had been in critical condition for weeks after he and his 10-year-old brother, Ma K Paw, were injured when Sher K Por climbed over a security fence...
June 19, 2015 - 9:15am
May 22, 2015
Black leaders decry ruling in fatal shooting by St. Paul police
ST. PAUL -- The St. Paul NAACP president said Thursday that he’s “deeply disappointed” a grand jury did not indict two police officers in the fatal shooting of Marcus Golden. But the head of the St. Paul police union said some in the community had rushed to judgment “with...
May 22, 2015 - 8:26am
April 30, 2015
Golf: DL boys second at St. Paul
The Laker boys golf team finished second to Hill Murray in an usual tournament at Southview Country Club Monday in South St. Paul Players in the 20-team field were paired together and shot the first six holes as a scramble; the following six holes as alternate shot and the final...
April 30, 2015 - 1:31pm
April 27, 2015
Minneapolis-St. Paul airport police shoot 'suspicious' person in parking ramp
ST. PAUL - Two people are hurt after a shooting at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Police responded to a report of suspicious people in the area of the Terminal 1 rental...
April 27, 2015 - 8:59am
April 22, 2015
Gunman called his mother during fatal standoff with St. Paul police
A 28-year-old man fatally shot by St. Paul police last month was on the phone with his mother during his standoff and said he feared officers would kill him, according to a 911 transcript. Police had been called to a report of an armed man in the area of White Bear and Wilson avenues...
April 22, 2015 - 4:16pm
January 16, 2015
Twin Cities archdiocese files for bankruptcy
ST. PAUL -- The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal court Friday morning. The move wasn't unexpected. Archdiocese officials had said in recent months that they were considering bankruptcy, after news of a $9.1 million operating deficit...
January 16, 2015 - 11:10am
January 15, 2015
St. Paul man killed by police had threatened officers earlier, report says
ST. PAUL -- The man fatally shot Wednesday by St. Paul police after they say he drove at officers had threatened cops less than two months ago,...
January 15, 2015 - 8:24am