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International Eagles Auxiliary President visits Detroit Lakes
DL man allegedly caught on video setting his rental house on fire
Charges filed in old robbery, arson cases in Becker County
Cities honor Marquart, Eken with distinction award
Longtime DL Housing Authority Executive Director hangs it up
Laker tennis gains experience at opening invite
Sophomore QB Studsrud gets UND starting nod
DL near top 10 in first football poll
Wimmer takes over DL volleyball program
412 BMX results
Audubon native becomes Holmes Theatre's new marketing director
It's a boy!
DL's Herman receives MSUM scholarship
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Friends & Neighbors
Lakeland Hospice Bike Ride stays strong
M State wins award for welding trailer
He built it, they came: Dion’s Dangerzone expands into new gym
EnVision Salon opens in Detroit Lakes
Getting your home ready to sell
John Kay, Steppenwolf coming to Shooting Star this Friday
Smart students use their local library
Deuces Wild at Fargo Theatre
'Bible Bingo' to be presented at Walker's Minnesota Folklore Theatre
Travel the Silk Road at Minnesota Renaissance Festival this weekend
Don and Jean Bauer
Other Opinions: Don’t saddle next president with UND nickname issue
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‘Trump Wall’ will also keep us in, not just others out
Recording of natural history can often lead to ‘discoveries’
Cool weather may mean early fall, transition period
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 10
You’ll never forget the first time you see a ruddy duck
Info meetings set for DNR’s northern pike proposal
Local artist creates one-of-a-kind public art sculpture for DL Library
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
$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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
News / legislative
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...
News / legislative
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
October 18, 2012
70,899 absentee ballots already cast in Minnesota
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced today that more than 140,000 Minnesota voters have requested absentee ballots. Of the ballots requested, 70,899 have already been returned by the voter and accepted. Ritchie also reminded voters that the absentee ballot period ends November...
October 18, 2012 - 4:43pm
A closer look at voter photo ID issues
Here are some issues related to a proposed constitutional amendment that would require Minnesota voters to produce photographic identification before casting ballots: Process: The Minnesota Constitution is amended when the Legislature passes a proposed amendment and a majority of...
October 18, 2012 - 9:03am
October 16, 2012
Pre-registration deadline to vote is Tuesday
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reminds Minnesotans that they only have until end of business on Tuesday, October 16 to pre-register to vote for the Nov. 6 General Election. To pre-register a voter's registration application must be received by the Office of the Minnesota Secretary...
October 16, 2012 - 9:42am
October 10, 2012
'Voter ID' will cost as much as $500,000
If the Voter ID amendment passes, it could cost Becker County as much as $500,000, according to Becker County Auditor-Treasurer Ryan Tangen, who is in charge of local elections. The Voter ID Act is one of two constitutional amendments (the other is an anti-gay marriage amendment)...
October 10, 2012 - 11:52am
September 28, 2012
Voter ID law would mean changes, added costs for Otter Tail County
Minnesota's proposed Voter ID law could have some unsavory costs and consequences for Otter Tail County. If passed by voters in November, this state constitutional amendment will require people to show a government-issued photo ID before their vote will be counted. The law would...
September 28, 2012 - 9:01am
April 29, 2011
Pros and cons of voter 'photo ID law' discussed
If Minnesota adopts a voter ID law, residents should prepare for unexpected hassles at the polls, and large segments of the population will have...
April 29, 2011 - 1:12pm
Not sure where to vote? Polling locations
Polling places for Tuesday's election will open between 7 and 10 a.m. and remain open until 8 p.m. If you are going to be gone on Election Day, you can cast an absentee ballot in person at the Becker County Auditor-Treasurer's Office, which will be open until 5 p.m. on Monday just...
October 29, 2010 - 3:52pm