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Highway 34 culvert replacement set for Oct. 24
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
April 28, 2014
Senate to debate resuming online voter registration
ST. PAUL -- A judge says Minnesota's online voter registration system is illegal, but senators today debate a law change to allow it. Senators plan to take up a bill House members passed 129-2 earlier this month, but Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, said he does not know if the...
April 28, 2014 - 8:11pm
April 23, 2014
Public kicks back on plan to appoint
Some Becker County residents are concerned that the County Board is slowly taking away their right to vote. Tuesday morning, the Becker County commissioners held a public hearing to hear comment on both combining the auditor-treasure position with the recorder position, and on...
April 23, 2014 - 2:00pm
April 17, 2014
League of Women Voters head in DL to talk election issues
Since October 1919, the League of Women Voters-Minnesota has been working diligently to preserve and protect voter rights not only for women,...
April 17, 2014 - 9:00am
November 7, 2013
Voters back 50 of 57 Minnesota school levy requests
ST. PAUL - Minnesota voters passed a record 88 percent of school operating levies in Tuesday’s election, the Minnesota School Boards Association reports. Unofficial returns indicate that 50 of 57 levy requests passed, the best percentage since 1980, when the association began...
November 7, 2013 - 8:11am
November 6, 2013
Voters say no to school plan, back to drawing board
Voters in the Detroit Lakes School District have spoken, and they said ‘no’ to the $59 million school bond referendum that was up for vote...
November 6, 2013 - 11:20am
DGF voters approve increase per student spending
Voters in the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District on Tuesday overwhelmingly supported an increase in spending per student. Residents in the district were asked to decide two questions on a referendum. In the first question, voters were asked to approve continuing the current...
November 6, 2013 - 10:25am
Hawley voters approve $1,635,000 in school renovations, increase in per-pupil levy
HAWLEY, Minn. – Voters in the Hawley School District decided by a wide margin Tuesday that it’s time for the high school and elementary school...
November 6, 2013 - 8:17am
Pelican Rapids voters approve $21.9 million school bond
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Voters approved a $21.9 million bond referendum to repair and renovate its middle school and high school with 51.9 percent of the vote Tuesday despite efforts from a notorious political consultant who helped defeat a similar proposal here last spring. This...
November 6, 2013 - 8:13am
November 4, 2013
Minnesota conservatives sue Ritchie over voter registration
ST. PAUL -- Conservative groups and Republican legislators are taking Minnesota Democratic Secretary of State Mark Ritchie to court over an online...
November 4, 2013 - 12:08pm
October 30, 2013
$59 million school bond vote Tuesday
It’s T-minus-six days until Detroit Lakes area residents vote on one of the most significant school building bonds in its history — $59 million. The amount of money being asked of tax payers is large, and yet so is the long list of district-wide improvements it would provide...
October 30, 2013 - 2:00pm
School bond polling places
Polls for the upcoming Detroit Lakes Public Schools bond referendum election will be open from 2 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Voters who live in wards 2 and 3 of the City of Detroit Lakes; Burlington, Lake Eunice and Lakeview townships in Becker County; and Candor and Dunn townships...
October 30, 2013 - 1:59pm
October 16, 2013
Lawmakers don’t like online voter registration bypassing them
ST. PAUL -- Lawmakers from both parties say that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie should not have started online voter registration without first obtaining legislative approval. But until the next legislative session begins Feb. 25, there is little they can do other than to ask...
October 16, 2013 - 8:07am
October 11, 2013
Auditor, researcher question Minnesota online voter registration
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie’s decision to institute Internet-based voter registration may not be legal, a House researcher and an auditor say. “In my opinion, implementing online voter registration through legislative enactment is the more sound legal...
October 11, 2013 - 10:39am
June 1, 2013
Making life easier for state voters
Though she’s more well-known locally for her involvement in the fight against the spread of aquatic invasive species, rural Detroit Lakes resident Terry Kalil is making a name for herself statewide as a result of her work with the League of Women Voters Minnesota (LWV-MN). Kalil...
June 1, 2013 - 4:00pm
February 6, 2013
North Dakota, Minnesota among top states for voting performance
FARGO -- When it comes to handling the hustle and bustle of Election Day, the upper Midwest does it best. That's according to a sweeping new study by Pew Charitable Trusts that analyzed how each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia handled the voting process on recent election...
February 6, 2013 - 9:29am