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Political campaign signs not permitted on state highway rights of way
Man apprehended after Highway 59 car chase
Crime & Accidents
Man in custody after Becker County chase that hit speeds of nearly 120 mph
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
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
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
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
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
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
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
November 28, 2012
Minnesota vote up, but more voters possible
ST. PAUL -- More than 76 percent of Minnesota's eligible voters cast ballots Nov. 6, best in the country, but the state's top election official...
November 28, 2012 - 8:43am
October 25, 2012
114,383 absentee ballots already cast in Minnesota
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced today that over 180,000 Minnesota voters have requested absentee ballots. Of the ballots requested, 114,383 have already been returned by the voter and accepted. Ritchie also reminded voters that the absentee ballot period ends November 5. "Voters...
October 25, 2012 - 1:05pm