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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
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
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
April 30, 2014
Turn off those screens: Pledge no TV, video games; do something active
It’s time to turn off the television, cell phone and video games and get outside, get active and get interested in something other than screens. May 5-11 is international Screen Free Week, when kids, families and communities are asked to spend seven days without screens – that...
April 30, 2014 - 10:30am
April 25, 2014
Push continues for broadband funding
April 25, 2014 - 1:30pm
April 23, 2014
Broadband expansion pushed by Minnesota DFLers
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota needs to make a substantial investment in broadband Internet infrastructure if students and businesses in rural areas are...
April 23, 2014 - 9:26am
April 17, 2014
MNsure paying firm $4.95 million for help fixing website
ST. PAUL -- For help figuring out how to fix its troubled website, MNsure is paying $4.95 million to a New York firm that’s successfully created health insurance exchanges in four other states. Deloitte LLP designed and developed online insurance marketplaces that are working...
April 17, 2014 - 12:30pm
April 13, 2014
Experts say you need to ditch Windows XP
Though Microsoft’s decision to stop offering extended support for its Windows XP operating system on April 8, 2014 was announced just under seven years ago, more than a quarter of all PCs in the world still use the 13-year-old software, according to statistics from NetMarketShare.com. Local...
April 13, 2014 - 3:00pm
April 9, 2014
Little internet users can do to thwart 'Heartbleed' bug
By Jim Finkle BOSTON - Security experts warn there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently uncovered "Heartbleed"...
April 9, 2014 - 3:21pm
April 2, 2014
Technology upgrade: LP-A schools expands laptop program
Spurred on by burgeoning enrollment numbers that have district officials considering conversion of its elementary computer lab space into classrooms, Lake Park-Audubon Schools is forging ahead with plans to expand its one-to-one laptop deployment program. Starting in the fall,...
April 2, 2014 - 2:30pm
March 31, 2014
New apps help people avoid unwanted encounters
Trying to avoid an awkward encounter with an ex? Fearful of an embarrassing meeting after an argument? New apps can help people avoid bumping into others and provide escape routes if they do. By logging on to Facebook and other social networking sites, users can choose people they...
March 31, 2014 - 10:38am
March 28, 2014
Arvig channels may go dark if contract dispute not resolved
Arvig cable subscribers could lose popular Viacom channels, including MTV, Nickelodeon and TV Land, if a contract dispute isn’t resolved by March 31. The Perham-based cable company pays programmers like Viacom a monthly per-channel fee. As contracts near expiration, new agreements...
March 28, 2014 - 12:18pm
March 27, 2014
MNsure sees more website problems as interest surges ahead of deadline
ST. PAUL -- With the final enrollment deadline nearing, MNsure is seeing a surge in interest among people seeking health insurance — and experiencing...
March 27, 2014 - 9:08am
March 13, 2014
Amazon plans Prime fee hike by $20, risks consumer wrath
Amazon.com Inc planned to hike the annual fee for its popular Prime service by $20 to $99 starting next week, a move announced Thursday that...
March 13, 2014 - 10:01am
March 12, 2014
Bills regulate government tracking of mobile phones
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans might be surprised to learn that the government can track their movements. "They are literally shocked that the government...
March 12, 2014 - 8:45am
March 11, 2014
Twitter crashes for second time in nine days
BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter Inc crashed on Tuesday for the second time in nine days when a software glitch stalled the popular messaging service...
March 11, 2014 - 2:55pm
February 28, 2014
Minnesota looks at funding Internet expansion
ST. PAUL -- Rural interests and state legislators are banding together behind a proposal to inject $100 million into expanding high-speed Internet access across Minnesota. They say the funding would put a dent in the $3.2 billion needed to complete the job. “Our proposed $100...
February 28, 2014 - 11:30am
February 4, 2014
Obama, tech companies to get more devices into U.S. classrooms
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is set to announce on Tuesday that private companies have agreed to give more than $750 million in devices,...
February 4, 2014 - 8:37am