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MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
'Kicking' up the holiday savings: Local woman uses her smartphone to find rebates while shopping
Feds tighten restrictions on meds for farm animals
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Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Versatile scoring gives Raiders second victory
Laker dance teams start strong at home invite
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
When might opening a joint bank account make sense?
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (71)
March 18, 2009
MnDOT announces bid results for first 11 Greater Minnesota federal stimulus transportation projects
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced the contractors who submitted the apparent lowest bids to build 11 road and bridge projects in Greater Minnesota with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Bids for these projects total approximately $40 million. The...
March 18, 2009 - 10:36am
March 12, 2009
North Dakota receiving federal money for weather and energy initiatives
The White House said today that North Dakota will receive $49.8 million in weatherization and energy efficiency funding, part of about $8 billion included in the federal stimulus package. North Dakota's portion of the money includes $25.2 million for the weatherized assistance program...
March 12, 2009 - 11:44am
March 11, 2009
Stimulus money may have drawbacks for area schools
The federal stimulus package passed last month by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama looked to be a boon to area school districts on looking at the numbers alone. However, the money that schools may get could be significantly lower than initially estimated, because...
March 11, 2009 - 11:42am
March 3, 2009
Federal stimulus money shrinks state budget deficit
ST. PAUL - Minnesota budget writers are thanking Washington today as finance officials announce the state deficit actually dropped from what...
March 3, 2009 - 9:40am
February 25, 2009
Stimulus money for greater Minnesota transportation projects expected to create 5,000 jobs
ST. PAUL - Federal economic stimulus money will provide $180 million for 60 Minnesota transportation projects outside the Twin Cities. Gov. Tim Pawlenty flew around the state today announcing his plans for highway construction, paving, bridge and safety projects. "These projects...
February 25, 2009 - 1:07pm
February 24, 2009
Pawlenty ready to take federal money
ST. PAUL - The Pawlenty administration plans to spend all federal economic stimulus money that it can get its hands on - estimated at $4 billion. That announcement Monday came weeks after Gov.
February 24, 2009 - 9:25am
February 18, 2009
What the stimulus means for Minnesota, North Dakota
A massive economic recovery package signed into law Tuesday will create or save 66,000 jobs in Minnesota and 8,000 jobs in North Dakota over...
February 18, 2009 - 8:39am
February 17, 2009
Federal stimulus package will create 66,000 Minnesota jobs, assessment says
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
February 17, 2009 - 2:00pm
Peterson: Stimulus package has too much in tax cuts
BEMIDJI - The $789 billion economic stimulus package President Barack Obama is slated to sign today contains too much in tax cuts, says U.S. Rep.
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Stimulus shakes up state budget debate
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's ailing state coffers could get a $2 billion jolt from the federal economic stimulus package, but the funding comes with conditions and will complicate Capitol budget talks. State finance officials said Thursday that early number-crunching shows Minnesota could...
February 13, 2009 - 9:00am
Stimulus bill can also help wildlife conservation efforts
The economic stimulus bill being considered in Congress is focusing on bridges and highways; yet there are potential opportunities for hunters and anglers to see improvements in the habitats they use. Ducks Unlimited is supporting stimulus money to be designated for conservation efforts...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
Real work on state budget about to begin
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators begin to delve into Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget proposal in the next few days. Most committee meetings beginning Monday will deal with budget issues. And then they take Pawlenty's budget on the road to see what Minnesotans think of the $33 billion...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
Upper Midwest states split on federal aid
ST. PAUL - Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle appeared before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, asking that his state get its...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Oberstar, Peterson split on recovery bill
ST. PAUL - Two Democratic Minnesota U.S. House committee chairmen broke on opposite sides of the economic stimulus package the House passed Wednesday night. Jim Oberstar, who serves northeast and east-central Minnesota, was one of its strongest supporters. Collin Peterson, whose...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Pawlenty releases budget, looks to feds for stimulus money to bridge deficit
ST. PAUL - Local governments, health providers, colleges and pretty much every other group that depends on state money took a punch in the gut...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am