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DL man sentenced for setting his home on fire
Snow Coming, Messy Roads Expected
First Shovel-able Snow
Accumulating Snow Expected Monday Into Tuesday
Accumulating Snowfall Possible Monday Into Tuesday
Kamm holds off favorite Hibbert to win Pro Open title
Basketball: Menahga, Sebeka send Hornet boys to 0-2 start
Laker gymnasts dominant in season-opening victory
Laker girls drop a pair at Fergus holiday tournament
Snocross: Hibbert remains king of the hill
Wrongfully accused of damaging my rental car
Experiencing the power of prayer
VP Debbie: Completely married, for better or for worse
Holy Rosary dishes up dinner for hundreds
Retiring early or late results in about the same benefits overall
Friends & Neighbors
Not all deals are created equal
Essentia St. Mary’s named Top Performer
Health claim denied? You should appeal it
Looking to save money? Americans spend $2,746 a year on lunch
Lakeside owner to hold fundraiser Thursday night
Planning your winter vacation, with library's help
Tinsel, Treats & Treasures is Dec. 5 at The Refuge in DL
Keri Noble, Crystal Gayle coming to Ulen, Mahnomen next week
More holiday stocking stuffers from your favorite bookworm
Trees on parade: Lake Park festival opens Thursday
Warren "Reggie" David Rethwisch
Dennis Christ Drewes
Dorothy D. Bertek
Otto "Fred" Fredrich Kratzke
Esther M. Nelson
While you were away, Pakistan stopped by
Letter: Obama’s a divider
Be mindful of the needful, desirable and practical
Letter: Spay, neuter your kittens and puppies
Time to consider the testing of all rape kits
8-year-old lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Hard-water season approaching quickly
Solitude of a prairie bison exemplifies a huge injustice
DNR seeks comments on muskie lake management
How to Cook a Turkey... by a 3rd grader
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 16, 2015
Eight Lakers headed to state swimming and diving meet
Detroit Lakes is sending four swimmers and four divers to the Minnesota State Class A swimming and diving championships this week at the University...
sports / Detroit Lakes
November 16, 2015 - 1:19pm
Man killed in northern Minnesota fireworks accident
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. – A 19-year-old Cook man died in a fireworks accident in northern Minnesota on Friday morning. A mortar-style firework was placed on top of a hard hat Trevor Reichel, of Cook, was wearing in a backyard on the 5600 block of Oriole Avenue in Mountain Iron,...
News / accidents
November 16, 2015 - 10:21am
School districts lead the way on taxes
School districts and special taxing districts approved the highest percentage increase in property taxes this year, followed by cities, counties and then townships. According to the Minnesota Department of Revenue: Cities - The 2016 preliminary property tax levies for cities...
November 16, 2015 - 5:20am
MN road work wraps up
Those traffic headaches you may have experienced this summer are now paying off as many of MnDOT’s 290 construction projects around the state wrap up for the season. “It was a busy, but successful, year for construction around the state. While no one likes the inconvenience...
November 16, 2015 - 5:15am
MnDOT reports increase in transportation funding gap
The funding necessary to provide Minnesotans with an economically competitive transportation system over the next 20 years has increased significantly, according to recent Minnesota Department of Transportation projections. Planning experts working on the Minnesota State Highway...
November 16, 2015 - 5:05am
November 15, 2015
Farmers can get money for saving the monarch
Federal authorities are ready to give farmers in Minnesota and nine other states money to help save the iconic monarch butterfly. The U.S....
November 15, 2015 - 5:55am
American Agri-Women awards ‘The Leaven Award’ to local farmer
The Leaven Award is presented annually during the national convention of American Agri-Women, and this year it was presented to Callaway resident...
November 15, 2015 - 5:50am
November 13, 2015
Minnesota survey: 3,400 untested rape kits
A survey of law enforcement agencies in Minnesota shows there are more than 3,400 untested rape kits in evidence rooms across the state, according to results released Thursday by the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The survey, which was required by a state law passed this...
November 13, 2015 - 3:36pm
Rep. Green visits Enbridge terminal in Clearbrook
On Oct. 27, State Rep. Steve Green, three Clearwater County Commissioners—Dan Stensing, Neil Illies, John Nelson—and Clearbrook Mayor, George Postier toured the Enbridge Clearbrook Terminal and the newly-completed Line 67 pump station to gain a better understanding of the operation...
November 13, 2015 - 3:26pm
Bruce Dayton dies at age of 93
It’s Bruce Dayton was the last of five Dayton brothers in the legendary Minnesota family that became a national retailing powerhouse. Dayton, father of Minnesota’s governor, died Friday at 97. In partnership with his brothers, Bruce Dayton expanded the Dayton Co. from one...
November 13, 2015 - 3:25pm
November 12, 2015
Gas prices expected to be low for holidays
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.25/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.7 cents per gallon in the...
business / business briefs
November 12, 2015 - 5:10am
November 11, 2015
Lawmakers say Minnesota is not putting child safety first in abuse cases
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators who crafted legislation earlier this year to make sure a child's safety is first priority in abuse cases say...
November 11, 2015 - 9:08am
MN owes vets money, not just thanks
In October, after it was announced that Minnesota is holding a record $711 million in lost and unclaimed funds, we launched an effort to find and notify residents of our legislative district of their unclaimed money. We thought it would be hard to find people. It wasn’t. Most...
opinion / editorials
November 11, 2015 - 5:20am
November 10, 2015
Entangled buck tows boat through Minnesota neighborhood
On a recent Monday morning, Ardy Stabs of Duluth’s Woodland neighborhood was hauling out his garbage when he saw something he’d never seen...
November 10, 2015 - 8:25am
November 9, 2015
Morgan all-state, Danielson 59th at state cross country
Frazee sophomore Ellie Morgan finished the cross country season with an all-state honor placing 15th and freshman teammate Megan Danielson cross...
sports / Frazee
November 9, 2015 - 3:19pm