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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
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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
Lottie Ann Thomas
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
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
March 20, 2017
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
ST. PAUL—Widows and widowers of disabled military veterans in Minnesota could be eligible for a permanent property tax exemption after...
March 20, 2017 - 6:23pm
Minn. GOP proposes $1.35 billion in tax cuts as budget debate nears
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers plan to figure out their state budget plans in the next two weeks. With that deadline in mind, House Republicans...
March 20, 2017 - 5:14pm
March 16, 2017
When is a good time to start receiving Social Security benefits?
Enjoying a comfortable retirement is everyone's dream. For over 80 years, Social Security has been helping people realize those dreams, assisting...
March 16, 2017 - 6:00am
March 10, 2017
Your contributions make our nation stronger
At first, seeing taxes taken out of your paycheck can be a little disappointing. However, you can take pride in knowing you're making an important...
March 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 4, 2017
Letter: DL sales tax plans call for an informed public
Just when a person experiences a moment to exhale, another issue arises. Our city is filled with good, busy, involved people who work hard on behalf of personal and community growth and improvement. Our home is in the Long Lake area yet we enjoy the variety of year-round activities,...
March 4, 2017 - 10:00am