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Asparagus three ways: Versatile vegetable is elegant, yet nutritious
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Lakes Tech Team and Lakes Perfect Tan open in north DL
Polk is new personal banker at Midwest
R&G donates $21K to local Humane Society
Smart gifts for the new grad
Gas prices fell in MN, but nat’l average up
May 7 ‘Bonnets & Bowties’ fundraiser to benefit Marshmallow Foundation
Tuesday, May 3 is National Teacher’s Day!
‘Revival’ concert Sunday at Grace Lutheran
New sculpture class starting in DL next month
LP-A’s ‘Raider Nation News’ wins three 2016 student Emmy awards
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Slower transition to bathroom incluseviness
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Letter: Faith in school board to vote yes for referendum
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Address heroin crisis now
Devil’s Lake angler releases giant northern pike
Early season panfishing heating up the lakes
Wild turkeys are, once again, abundant in Minnesota
DNR to conduct sandhill crane survey in NW MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
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Spring Laker Book
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2016 Becker County Care Guide
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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....
Business / business briefs
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....
opinion / Lynn Hummel
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....
Life / wave
March 11, 2016 - 5:05am
February 7, 2016
Sen. Franken to FCC: Stop cable and Internet companies from overbilling
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is pressing the Federal Communications Commission to explain what it is doing to protect consumers in Minnesota and across the country who are being overbilled by cable and Internet companies for rental equipment like modems. “We write today on behalf...
February 7, 2016 - 5:10am
February 4, 2016
Task force suggests faster broadband as some rural areas remain behind
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota broadband task force recommends increasing state Internet speed guidelines even as many rural Minnesotans lack service...
February 4, 2016 - 8:25pm
January 21, 2016
Minnesota legislation seeks to keep electronic data private
ST. PAUL — Students' iPads and other devices may provide personal data that companies can use to target advertising at the youth. Minnesotans'...
January 21, 2016 - 8:31am
November 22, 2015
Police, school warn of dangerous apps
If parents aren't keeping up with their kids' social media apps, local police say they should start. "I have two school iPads sitting on my...
News / Detroit Lakes
November 22, 2015 - 5:50am
October 23, 2015
Anonymous apps pose new kind of concern on UND campus
A photo of a bag of marijuana with the caption “OG Kush on Fleek” was among various pictures of puppies and selfies Wednesday morning. All of the images were open to anyone with a smartphone through Fleek College Stories, a free app that allows users to anonymously post and...
Life / wave
October 23, 2015 - 5:00am
September 1, 2015
Former tech instructor has left her mark on DL, region
Though she was originally hired as a typing and word processing instructor in the business education department at Detroit Lakes High School,...
Life / Friends & Neighbors
September 1, 2015 - 3:25pm
June 30, 2015
Technology used on both sides in sex trafficking
ST. PAUL – Technology helps lure girls into the sex trafficking industry, but more and more, technology also is helping to solve the crimes. "The real challenge of technology is the vast range that it covers," Sgt. Grant Snyder of Minneapolis police told about 100 people attending...
June 30, 2015 - 8:49am
June 26, 2015
AT&T fined $1 million
The Federal Communications Commission will fine AT&T $100 million for misleading consumers about the availability of “unlimited” mobile data plans. This action by AT&T is in violation of net neutrality rules established by the FCC in 2010. “When a giant company...
Business / business briefs
June 26, 2015 - 5:15am
June 1, 2015
Minnesota legislator says ‘revenge porn’ law needs to catch up to technology
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- When it comes to “revenge porn,” the law needs to catch up to technology, a state legislator says. A recent Minnesota...
News / crime
June 1, 2015 - 8:26am