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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
August 31, 2012
Klobuchar, Bills hold nothing back in fiery debate
Amy Klobuchar and Kurt Bills shared broad smiles and agreed it was hot. But then the two U.S. Senate candidates took to a Minnesota State Fair...
August 31, 2012 - 7:27am
March 17, 2012
Thousands turn out in Grand Forks to thank Clinton for flood help
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
March 17, 2012 - 6:53pm
November 8, 2011
Minnesota DNR shakes up forestry department with transfers
The state's top two foresters were removed from their jobs last month in a major shakeup at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. DNR...
November 8, 2011 - 10:02am
September 24, 2011
Third agency lowers state's bond rating
ST. PAUL - The country's third major credit-rating agency has downgraded Minnesota's bond rating, meaning that borrowing money for new construction and repair projects likely will cost state and local governments more. Minnesota Management and Budget on Friday announced Standard...
September 24, 2011 - 4:57pm
September 5, 2011
MnSCU Chancellor Rosenstone faces complex challenge of leading 31 colleges and universities
ST. PAUL -- It's a good thing Steven Rosenstone likes puzzles. The 59-year-old Rosenstone faces a complex one: how 31 colleges and universities can provide excellent education in a time when state funding is falling and the economy is faltering. "That is a tremendous puzzle and...
September 5, 2011 - 10:06am
July 27, 2011
Businesses hit hard: State shifts tax burden to local gov't
There should be signs on highways coming into Minnesota that read "Watch Out for Rising Property Taxes." In Becker County, property taxes will rise 6.35 percent across the board, unless the county board acts to cut the budget by that amount. Cities, school districts and other...
July 27, 2011 - 3:03pm
June 25, 2011
'A very constructive day' in budget talks
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton, legislators and their staffs scurried to and fro throughout Friday and by the night the top budget negotiators said they made progress trying to avoid a government shutdown. "We had a very constructive day," Gov. Mark Dayton said of the day-long budget...
June 25, 2011 - 11:23am
June 19, 2011
Potential Minnesota government shutdown questions and answers
ST. PAUL -- Questions and answers about the Minnesota state budget and a potential government shutdown: What is the status of the budget? The current budget ends on June 30, so a new one is needed to fund state operations as of July 1. Article 11, Section 1 of the state Constitution...
June 19, 2011 - 1:13pm
June 1, 2011
State parks could be closed if government shuts down
Itasca State Park could fall victim to a government shutdown if Minnesota lawmakers can't agree on a budget by June 30. The Highway 34 reconstruction...
June 1, 2011 - 8:55am
May 31, 2011
Gov. Dayton signs, vetoes variety of bills
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
May 31, 2011 - 8:39am
May 29, 2011
Rep. Howes fears lack of action could kill children
ST. PAUL -- Rep. Larry Howes was furious as seconds ticked away toward the 2011 Minnesota Legislature's adjournment deadline. While the Walker Republican's colleagues in the House debated tiny details of a bill funding outdoors and arts programs, senators were not even meeting.
May 29, 2011 - 11:01am
April 7, 2011
House OKs bill cutting state jobs
April 7, 2011 - 9:37am
November 23, 2010
Second-place Emmer loses in Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans cast in the race to be recounted. "Those numbers are not going to change much at all now," said former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who leads...
November 23, 2010 - 8:33am
October 26, 2010
LGA, rural issues separate governor candidates
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's three major governor candidates picked up their rural campaigns in recent weeks, after a barrage of Twin Cities debates and fund-raising needs keep them off the farm and out of many communities. Campaigning away from big-city lights features one favorite question,...
October 26, 2010 - 7:45pm
June 16, 2010
Laker boys golfers in the middle of a bunch
There's a big bunch up in the Class 2A boys' team state golf standings after Wednesday's round and Detroit Lakes is right in the middle of it. ...
June 16, 2010 - 8:59pm