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County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
Moorhead looks to new development strategies as Herbergers set to close
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Smith, Huskers to battle for Big Ten Championship
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
February 28, 2017
Minnesota budget prediction shows slight increase in surplus
ST. PAUL — Bright spots abound in Minnesota's economy: Strong job demand pushes up wages, home sales are increasing, taconite from northeast...
February 28, 2017 - 5:36pm
January 14, 2017
Letter: DL City Council's eyes were bigger than our wallets.
In the City of Detroit Lakes, at just 10 days into the new year, the alarm bell of overspending had already been sounded. At Tuesday night's City Council committee meetings, there was talk of needing to increase property taxes by 9 percent "if we don't do anything Else." That warning...
January 14, 2017 - 5:00am
November 30, 2016
Tax delinquency list updated
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has updated its online posting of Minnesota businesses prohibited from purchasing liquor, beer or wine to resell. The department updates the list each month to reflect companies that have failed to pay taxes to the state.
November 30, 2016 - 1:00pm
November 23, 2016
Year-end tax moves that could save you money
The end of the year is approaching and between visiting friends and family and celebrating the holidays, your taxes may be the last thing on your mind. However, putting off tax preparation until later could be a costly mistake. While tax season doesn't start until mid-January, if...
November 23, 2016 - 10:46am
August 19, 2016
Train derails special session plans
Minnesotans will not get tax cuts and will not see road and other public construction projects begin after the governor and legislative leaders failed to agree on a special session agenda. "I've concluded ... I am not going to call a special session," Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said...
August 19, 2016 - 9:11am
June 6, 2016
Tax cuts, public works funding futures dark in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Legislation that could give tax breaks to a majority of Minnesotans appeared to be on a slow-motion slide to its death Monday, perhaps...
June 6, 2016 - 4:15pm
April 15, 2016
Tax unfair to MN businesses
It appears Minnesota’s small businesses will not get tax relief this session of the Legislature. Despite a projected $1.2 billion surplus and nearly $2 billion in reserves, Gov. Mark Dayton seems disinclined to push for reasonable changes in business taxes. The Democrat-controlled...
April 15, 2016 - 5:30am
April 13, 2016
State, federal income taxes due April 18
This year’s income tax filing season ends on April 18, and as the date approaches, the Minnesota Department of Revenue offers tips to help taxpayers as they get ready to file their returns. “With just days left in the filing season, we know many Minnesotans are still preparing...
April 13, 2016 - 10:27am
April 10, 2016
Tax refund programs available to Minnesotans
Minnesota residents are reminded of the two property tax refund programs for homeowners and the refund program for renters. The two programs for homeowners are: Homeowner’s Homestead Credit Refund, you must have owned and lived in your home on Jan. 2, 2016. The refund amount is...
April 10, 2016 - 5:20am
April 9, 2016
Tax Day is set for April 18 this year
No it’s not a typo — tax day in 2016 is April 18. We get three extra days to get everything together, because April 16 lands on a Saturday. Emancipation Day is usually celebrated on April 16th, but because it lands on a Saturday, it has been moved to April 15, with Tax Day falling...
April 9, 2016 - 5:50am
April 6, 2016
Judge charged in tax scheme
A retired tax judge and her husband have been charged with cheating the government of $400,000 in taxes in a scheme that treated personal spending such as jewelry, pilates classes and overseas vacations as business expenses, prosecutors said on Monday, April 4. A federal grand jury...
April 6, 2016 - 10:19am
March 16, 2016
Proposed ND ballot measure would boost tax on cigarettes by $1.76 a pac
A group frustrated with the North Dakota Legislature’s repeated refusal to raise tobacco taxes will attempt to put the issue to voters in November,...
March 16, 2016 - 2:27pm
March 13, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Who to believe?
Think tanks from opposite ends of the political spectrum examined the same data about Minnesotans leaving the state and came to different conclusions....
March 13, 2016 - 5:15am
March 2, 2016
You can request that taxes be withheld from Social Security
Q: Are taxes withheld from Social Security benefits? A: Taxes are not routinely withheld from Social Security benefits. Especially during this time of year, a related question is whether taxes can be voluntarily withheld from SSA payments. Yes, you can request voluntary Federal tax...
March 2, 2016 - 5:00am
February 17, 2016
Proposed ag bill would change referendum taxes
When school building bond referendums pop up, there’s one crowd that is notorious for voting ‘no’ - the farmers. But talk to just about any farmer and they’d likely say the reason isn’t because they aren’t supportive of kids and education, it’s because of what they call...
February 17, 2016 - 11:20am