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West Nile Virus confirmed in Sibley County horse
Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 63 Princess Kay of the Milky Way
A 'peace' of Africa
City Council holds special meeting
A walk back through time
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Time to head back to school with your friends at the library
HSO to celebrate 40 years
It's party time!
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Grondahl says goodbye
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Pine to Palm
August 26, 2016
Students sought for Verizon's app challenge
The Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge, a no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring...
August 26, 2016 - 11:22am
August 14, 2016
The Detroit Lakes High School is going digital this year with one-to-one Chromebooks for all 850 students in grades 9 through 12. High school...
August 14, 2016 - 5:00am
August 11, 2016
NBCUniversal to produce Snapchat shows for ‘The Voice,’ ‘SNL’ and more
LOS ANGELES — NBCUniversal has cut a deal with Snapchat under which the Peacock will produce original episodic shows for the social service from “The Voice,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Saturday Night Live” and other franchises. The multiyear pact between...
August 11, 2016 - 5:30am
August 6, 2016
NMF receives Blandin grant to boost broadband
Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) has received funding from the Blandin Foundation for one of 13 projects that assist rural Minnesota communities in advancing high-speed Internet access. NMF will work with area businesses to take advantage of more online resources available through...
August 6, 2016 - 5:50am
July 29, 2016
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
With more car owners opting to “plug it in” rather than “fill it up,” local groups are coming together to provide electric vehicle charging...
July 29, 2016 - 5:45am
July 20, 2016
Pokémon GO is also big in Detroit Lakes
Pokemon GO, a new mobile app, is becoming a huge sensation all around the world, and the sensation is hitting Detroit Lakes just as hard. This...
July 20, 2016 - 10:08am
July 7, 2016
$35 million available for broadband funding
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will begin taking applications on July 22 for funding to expand broadband infrastructure in Minnesota. The $35 million in funding, which was approved during the 2016 legislative session, goes into effect with the...
July 7, 2016 - 5:30am
June 1, 2016
M State instructor lands $10,000 grant for student tablets
A business instructor at M-State in Detroit Lakes has landed a grant that will pay for laptops for his students. Students who enroll this fall in business courses on that campus will receive a 7-inch tablet computer already loaded with their assigned textbooks – at no cost. They...
June 1, 2016 - 10:47am
May 26, 2016
What’s with the big deal with the chip?
Customers paying for in-store purchases with credit or debit cards will be doing more “card-dipping” and less “card-swiping” as more...
May 26, 2016 - 5:20am
May 20, 2016
A computer that cries will still never have a soul
We keep reading about artificial intelligence (AI to the insiders) and how Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google (which owns Deep Mind), and IBM will eventually (if they haven’t already) produced a computer that will totally think like a human being. This column is the last place to look...
May 20, 2016 - 5:40am
April 14, 2016
Spending plans for broadband access in Minnesota vary greatly by party
ST. PAUL - Republican Minnesota representatives propose spending $35 million to expand broadband high-speed Internet in the state, far less than Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Senate Democrats want. "Minnesotans are going to see a historic amount of broadband investment this year,"...
April 14, 2016 - 9:05am
Midco extends fiber- optics, with Arvig help
Midco has extended its fiber-optic network reach to more locations in Minnesota through a cooperative relationship with Arvig. The arrangement will help Midco Business customers take advantage of growing opportunities to reach Minnesota communities, such as Duluth, Marshall, the Minneapolis-St....
April 14, 2016 - 5:25am
April 8, 2016
You’ll get my cell phone from my cold, dead hands
Q: When will the law catch up with technology? A: Never — it will always run along behind, but never catch up. Right now, the law is running behind the problems created by the smartphone. We all know the lethal hazards of driving while texting or driving while talking on the phone....
April 8, 2016 - 5:20am
March 30, 2016
Driverless cars can benefit people with disabilities, Minn. lawmaker says
ST. PAUL – Phil Kragness cannot travel like many Minnesotans. A blind double-amputee, Kragness and others with disabilities would like to visit...
March 30, 2016 - 8:15am
March 11, 2016
Using emojis helps communication
A surprised face smiley, blushing smiley, baby emoji and heart-eye emoji stared at me. It was a pregnancy announcement from one of my friends....
March 11, 2016 - 5:05am