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Minnesota's school oversight plan approved by federal education officials
SKOL! Purple pride alive and well in DL for Vikings playoff run
Aggravated sentence sought for allegedly meth dealer
Man faces felony charge for 3.5 pounds marijuana
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Saints punter says he wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen’s hometown
Vikings WR Thielen questionable but expected to play vs. Eagles
Jacket defense shuts down Frazee girls
Hot start gives Patriots win over LP-A girls
Alexandria sweeps season series from DL girls
'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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Cold-weather snafus cause 3.2-cent gas price hike
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
A winter...triathlon?: DL community center to host indoor competition Jan. 20
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Donna (Conlon) Hunter
Lucille E. Beaupre
Bruce A. Barrett
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Keep America's family immigration system
Taking stock as we begin a new year
Marijuana: Feds intrude onto states' rights
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing has come a long, long way
Don't make waves--slow down on the ice
Blane Klemek column: To attract different birds, try new things
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
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
Free tax assistance still available
Have you filed your state and federal income tax returns yet? If you’re hoping to take advantage of the free tax preparation service offered through Mahube-Otwa Community Action, you’d better make an appointment soon. According to Karen Lenius, coordinator of Mahube-Otwa’s Volunteer...
February 17, 2016 - 10:28am
February 14, 2016
Erhard woman charged with felony tax crimes
`The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced that the Otter Tail County Attorney’s Office recently charged Amiee Marie Haarstick of Erhard with several tax-related felonies. Haarstick was charged with four counts of filing false or fraudulent income tax returns. The complaint...
February 14, 2016 - 5:20am
February 13, 2016
Steve Green to talk taxes in Park Rapids
On Friday, Feb. 19, Minnesota House Property Tax Division Chair Steve Drazkowski and State Representative Steve Green, R-Fosston, will hold a town hall meeting in Park Rapids to explain what was accomplished last session on the property tax relief front, and to gather feedback from...
February 13, 2016 - 5:45am