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DL council approves West Lake Drive plan: Public hearing on proposed plan lasts over two hours
Lakes Shipping LLC replaces Goin' Postal
Vehicle theft leads to charges
Parents file complaint against Minn. school over son's suicide
DL man gets 33 months for burglary
Jacks sweep Laker baseball
Lacasa, Hanninen vying for state doubles berth
Blomseth, Herzog up for Mr., Ms. Minnesota Golf awards
Lakers, Herzog dominate only home meet of the season
Kirchner blanks Flyers in 8AAA opener
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Betty Jean Wilson
Darla Kay Soholt
Donald L. Askelson
Douglas D. Jacobson
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
May 17, 2018
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature has three days left to pass bills, and nearly all major legislation remains in limbo. On Thursday, May...
May 17, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 16, 2018
Minnesota bonding loses, tax bill faces veto
ST. PAUL—Legislation that would affect every Minnesota taxpayer appears headed toward a veto. A separate measure to fund public works projects...
May 16, 2018 - 4:03pm
May 15, 2018
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL—There is no proof that state money to help low-income Minnesota families afford child care ended up in the hands of terrorists,...
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
May 14, 2018
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota House passage of a public works funding bill signals the beginning of the end to the 2018 Minnesota Legislature. The...
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
April 30, 2018
Minn. House passes its tax plan, Senate next
ST. PAUL—Taxes have taken over as the 2018 Minnesota Legislative session's No. 1 issue, thanks federal tax law changes that will affect...
April 30, 2018 - 6:02pm
April 9, 2018
Five facts you might not know about Social Security
Most people know at least something about Social Security. For decades, Social Security has been providing valuable information and tools to...
April 9, 2018 - 10:48am
March 2, 2018
Letter: Time for credit unions to start paying taxes
Last month the CEO of Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union submitted a letter to the editor, in which he stated the benefits of some legislation that is moving through Congress. The Economic Growth, Regulatory Reform and Consumer Protection Act is a very good bill that would ease some...
March 2, 2018 - 9:00am
February 16, 2018
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
Many Minnesotans hire a professional tax preparer to do their income taxes each year. Qualified tax preparers perform important services for taxpayers who have complicated tax situations or simply want to trust their taxes to a professional. Though the department does not certify...
February 16, 2018 - 9:00am
January 19, 2018
It's almost tax season once again: Mahube-Otwa offers free assistance in completing income tax forms
The Minnesota Department of Revenue will open state individual income tax filing season on Monday, Jan. 29. For the benefit and convenience of Minnesotans, this is the same day as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The filing deadline to submit 2017 income tax returns is Tuesday,...
January 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 5, 2018
Minnesota income tax brackets for 2018
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced the adjusted 2018 individual income tax brackets. For tax year 2018, the state's individual income tax brackets will change by 1.987 percent from tax year 2017. This annual adjustment will prevent taxpayers from...
January 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 20, 2017
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
In its current form, the House tax bill is projected to decrease charitable giving nationally by $13.1 billion annually. In Minnesota, where the nonprofit and philanthropic sector employs nearly 12 percent of the workforce, this decrease would likely negatively impact jobs and the...
November 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 12, 2017
Two Osage residents face felony tax charges
Two people have been hit with felony tax charges in Becker County District Court. Michael Monroe Wells, 56, of rural Osage faces five felony tax charges. According to court records, as owner of Northern Generator Service, Wells allegedly underreported gross receipts and taxable income,...
July 12, 2017 - 10:00am
May 31, 2017
Legislature lays groundwork to sue Minnesota governor
PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is preparing to sue the governor.A legislative committee plans a Friday, June 2, meeting to consider hiring...
May 31, 2017 - 5:20pm
May 1, 2017
Letter: Formula change needed for state aid to counties
It's tax time at the Capitol. No, I'm not referring to the state and federal tax forms we were required to submit mid-April. I'm talking about the legislature's annual tax conference committee, and why it's important for residents of rural Minnesota to call or email their local legislators...
May 1, 2017 - 10:21am
April 29, 2017
Letter: Where do our federal tax dollars go?
It is the end of tax season. We have paid our taxes. Now the question which presents itself is how does the government spend our tax dollars. According to an article by Adam N. Michel and Justin Bogie of The Heritage Foundation (a Republican think tank) federal tax dollars are distributed...
April 29, 2017 - 8:00am