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DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
'Our little missing link': DL parents talk growing their families through foster-to-adopt option
Home sweet...Holmes?: Country crooner John Berry returning to Detroit Lakes for Dec. 2 Christmas concert
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Laker hockey team building on experience from last year
Hibbert enters 18th pro Snocross season determined to reclaim national title
Vikings hold off Lions to win seventh straight game
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Pazdernik rebound leader in loss to Dragons
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
Willing and able: Adults with disabilities find pride, friendship through job partnerships in Perham
Gas prices down 4.2 cents last week
MnDOT honored with National Roadway Safety Award
Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Detroit Lakes
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Maynard A. Hanson
Charles Andersen Petersen
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
Letter: Tax cuts for rich will be paid for by rest of us
We're thankful for you, dear reader
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
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
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
December 9, 2008
Former Park Rapids attorney sentenced to a year in prison for tax evasion
Former Park Rapids attorney Bill Jones will spend a year in prison for filing a false tax return. Jones, 56, was sentenced Dec. 4 in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. His sentence was the result of a plea agreement, in which Jones admitted to filing a tax return for 2001 that falsely...
December 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Endorsement: Minnesotans don't need another tax
There are at least two problems with a Minnesota ballot measure that would impose a state sale tax by amending the state Constitution. First, tax policy should be done by the Legislature. Second, a dedicated tax that would add $11 billion to Minnesotans' sales tax bill should raise...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 6, 2008
Constitutional amendment would raise money for outdoors, arts programs
ST. PAUL -- Most Minnesotans agree the state's water needs to be cleaned up. They support parks, trails and the wide variety of arts programs...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Record Editorial: Cheers to another successful WE Fest; jeers to corprate tax evaders
Cheers to another successful WE Fest. It was great to see a near-sellout, in spite of high gasoline prices and uncertain economic times that could have kept people at home. Attendance was up and arrests were down.
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 21, 2008
Income taxes and family forests
Federal tax law provides tax advantages to family forest owners. These advantages are provided to encourage the growth of private businesses and to maintain an adequate supply of timber from private lands. To deduct management expenses you must be able to show that you manage your...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
June 1, 2008
Revoked tax permit Web site brings compliance
A Minnesota Department of Revenue Web site featuring a list of Minnesota businesses that have failed to file or pay sales tax has collected more than $124,000 in its first weeks on-line. Minnesota is the only state to list businesses that are not in compliance. Only one (former)...
June 1, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Outdoor enthusiasts kick off 'Vote Yes' sales tax campaign
Minnesotans worried about the future of the state's natural resources and its cultural institutions will pay more to protect them, predicted advocates of a constitutional amendment directing new tax revenue to those areas. Appearing at a picturesque lakeside park southwest of Minneapolis,...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Small business owners applaud governor for property tax cap
The representative association for Minnesota's small business owners applauded Gov.
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 29, 2008
Tax rebate deposits under way
The government began depositing tax rebate checks in thousands of bank accounts Monday as the stimulus program aimed at giving the ailing economy a jump-start got under way early. The Internal Revenue Service started making the direct deposits Monday with the goal of completing 800,000...
April 29, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Federal rebate checks will begin going out Monday
President Bush says the economic-stimulus tax rebates will begin going out Monday and will help people cope with lofty energy and food prices, as well as giving the economy a jolt. The rebates range from $300 to $1,200 and are the centerpiece of the government's $168 billion stimulus...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Frazee-Vergas school district tax draws some complaints
The Becker County Auditor-Treasurer's Office has been hearing some complaints from residents in the Frazee-Vergas School District about higher-than-expected property tax increases from the school operating referendum passed in November. "Originally, when tax statements went out,...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Marquart property tax plan aims to help the low income
ST. PAUL - Some Minnesota homeowners will get a property tax break funded by other homeowners if state House Democrats get their way. And local governments would get a $53 million boost at the expense of multi-national corporations. "More will benefit than pay in," Rep. Paul Marquart,...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
March 1, 2008
Larry Buboltz letter- Transportation tax will help Lakes area
Our transportation system in Minnesota is extremely important to our economy, especially in rural Minnesota. Poorly maintained roads and bridges impact both business and the civilian population. Delaying major road projects throughout Minnesota for the last 15 years is simply detrimental...
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am
New road money to come gradually
ST. PAUL - A $6.6 billion transportation package put into law paves the way for more Minnesota highway and bridge projects, but it could be a couple of years before motorists really notice the difference. When the Legislature overrode Gov.
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
Letter: Legislature's gas tax is unreasonable
I think it very irresponsible of the Minnesota Legislature to support a gas tax increase at a time when most Minnesota citizens are struggling to keep gas in their cars. Government/elected officials need to learn some financial responsibility at times like these when gas and heating...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am