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Where to go from here?: School board work session yields ideas, more work
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Tiptoeing through a minefield: New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Girl dies of apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Fore! No more. Iconic Ironman golf course closes, open to development
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Lakers pick up big section sweep at home
Lakers fall to defending section champs
Haire impresses at UMC spring game
Smith selected to NCAA Regionals
Lakers move up to No. 8 in Class AAA
Column: The American Revolution's big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
She gave 'er a good run...: Firehose used to fight 1914 fire finds new home at Becker County Museum
It's National Stress Awareness Month: Take some time to unwind
LCRC, Kinship adopt a highway: 'Kick Off Cleanup' held on Earth Day
Friends & Neighbors
Perham's Papacito's permeates Detroit Lakes
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Styx to take stage at Shooting Star May 5
Rosanne Cash coming to Holmes Theatre May 5
Canine lovers, take note: National Puppy Day is almost here
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Janice L. Herman
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Letter: Trump's extra security costs: Maybe he's worth it?
Letter: Where do our federal tax dollars go?
Lynn Hummel column: The spirit of Johnny Appleseed
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
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
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
September 17, 2010
Absentee voting starts early this year
Absentee voting started Friday, under a new, earlier schedule designed to give military and overseas voters more time to cast their ballots. Voters who will be away from their home precinct on Election Day can vote absentee in person at a county auditor's office or city clerk's...
September 17, 2010 - 1:54pm
August 27, 2010
Secretary of State offers online services
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie said Minnesotans visiting the office's outreach booth at the State Fair this year will have an opportunity to use the office's new online service to check whether they are registered to vote this fall. "Often, voters are unsure if they're registered...
August 27, 2010 - 2:38pm