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Minnesota deer farm shows no additional CWD-infected animals
Minn. Supreme Court to hear teacher union protections case
Deer that struggled for hours in Minnesota's icy Gull River before being rescued improving
‘I’m just a bum’: Anonymous man making his way around the DL area handing out hundreds of dollars to strangers
Statewide crime & accidents
Laker diving seasons end in state semis
Gallatin’s fast track slowed to a steady pace on way to MSUM
State semifinalists Ada-Borup-NCW co-op had hiccups in first season
Pazdernik scores a dozen in Cobbers’ victory
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Gerald Adrian Triggs
Carl Laverne Albin
William M. "Bill" Sanger
Georgia L. Reiffenberger
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Letter: Election brought many 'firsts' to America
Don't fall for the old "I'm with the school" scam
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
November 16, 2016
Disse advances to state diving finals
Junior Emma Disse was in the top 10 after the five-dive preliminary round and moved up to seventh place after the semifinals advancing to Friday’s...
November 16, 2016 - 4:43pm
November 8, 2016
Morgan leads area trio at state cross country
Frazee junior Ellie Morgan had the top finish of three area runners competing at the state cross country championships at St. Olaf in Northfield...
November 8, 2016 - 9:07am
October 27, 2016
Watch: Scuffling, bonfires mark early stages of confrontation between officers, pipeline protesters
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — With construction continuing on the Dakota Access Pipeline, in view of protesters and law enforcement, the standoff...
October 27, 2016 - 4:08pm
October 26, 2016
Minnesota legislators take historic stride in veteran care
A corrective story to one this newspaper published earlier this month: Local veterans groups spoke out about funding cuts it was seeing for its military funerals, which is indeed the case, but the article stated the cuts were coming from the state, when in fact they were federal cuts....
October 26, 2016 - 11:55am
September 15, 2016
Remarkably preserved shipwreck from 119 years ago found in Lake Superior
The aged Antelope may have been one of the most venerable vessels on the Great Lakes, but it was living up to its fleet-footed namesake on that...
September 15, 2016 - 10:36am
August 24, 2016
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Minnesota employers added 11,300 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Those figures, combined with revised data that showed the state gained 2,400 more jobs than originally...
August 24, 2016 - 10:00am
August 12, 2016
2014 property tax refund filing deadline is Aug. 15
The Minnesota Department of Revenue is reminding homeowners and renters to file for their 2014 property tax refund before it expires on Aug. 15, 2016. Claims for 2015 property tax refunds can also be filed though they do not expire until next August. Renters and homeowners that meet...
August 12, 2016 - 5:50am
Immigrants boost state’s economy
WILLMAR, Minn. — Immigrants and refugees contribute to the state’s economy as workers and entrepreneurs, according to a new report from Minnesota’s businesses. The report from the Minnesota Business Immigration Coalition looks at the economic impact of immigration. Immigrants...
August 12, 2016 - 5:45am
August 11, 2016
Alexandria Mayor elected CGMC President
Alexandria Mayor Sara Carlson was elected to serve as president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 22 at the Coalition’s three-day summer conference in Austin. As president, Carlson will help direct efforts to inform state legislators on issues unique to Greater...
August 11, 2016 - 5:15am
Sen. Skoe receives CGMC Legislator of Distinction Award
State Sen. Rod Skoe was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 21 during the Coalition’s three-day summer conference in Austin for his positive impact on the state’s tax policy. Sen. Skoe, a Democrat from Clearbrook, is serving his fourth term in the...
August 11, 2016 - 5:10am
MN gas prices up, expected to decline
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.08 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.5 cents per gallon...
August 11, 2016 - 5:00am
August 10, 2016
Big turnout in November? Simon strives to improve voting process
Look for a big turnout for the Nov. 8 general election, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon said in Detroit Lakes Wednesday. He doesn’t...
August 10, 2016 - 10:30am
Four myths about MN voting
Here are a few myths about voting that Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon would like to dispel: Myth No. 1: Your ballot will be considered “spoiled” and thrown out if you fail to vote in every race. “If you’re only comfortable with two of the contests, leave the others...
August 10, 2016 - 10:28am
MN gives $25 million for pre-k programs
ST. PAUL — Minnesota taxpayers will fund free pre-kindergarten for 3,302 4-year-olds this fall, a far cry from what Gov. Mark Dayton would...
August 10, 2016 - 10:06am
August 7, 2016
Should lawmakers set their own pay?
Voters in November may be surprised to see on the ballot a “small, humble,” amendment to the Minnesota constitution that would take away legislators’ ability to set their own pay and give it to an independent commission. Authored by Minnesota Sen. Kent Eken, the amendment is...
August 7, 2016 - 5:35am