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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
March 12, 2013
Minnesota leading way in telecommuting
WILLMAR — Telecommuting remains slow to catch on in rural Minnesota, but observers see potential for it to grow. Many workers are interested in having the option of working from home at least some of the time, said Cameron Macht, regional labor market analyst with the Minnesota...
March 12, 2013 - 8:07am
March 16, 2009
Unemployed get in line for Northland jobs
DULUTH - John Powley, a construction worker from Duluth, has been out of work since August. He has been looking, but to date has had no luck finding a job. "I see a lot of stuff like hospital jobs, but almost nothing for blue-collar workers like me," Powley said as he poked through...
March 16, 2009 - 9:07am
February 5, 2009
Kandiyohi County commissioners want education mandate for those getting work-related assistance
WILLMAR - With statistics showing that a lack of education is a sure ticket to poverty, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners want to make a high school diploma mandatory when receiving work-related public assistance. Not incorporating a diploma or a general educational development...
February 5, 2009 - 2:00pm
December 24, 2008
Out of work? Check out this agency
Rural Minnesota CEP has received funding to continue helping laid-off workers through its Dislocated Worker Programs, which can help laid-off and unemployed workers as well as low-income and under-employed workers increase their job skills and find employment. Program services...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Washington Avenue closing Monday to work on sewer lines
Washington Avenue between Front Street and Highway 10, and Pioneer Street (north of the Greystone building) will close at 7 a.m. on Monday to allow crews to work on sanitary sewer lines below the roadway. Motorists should use Summit Avenue, Lake Avenue or McKinley Avenue to Holmes...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 18, 2008
Finnish-American architect's work to be featured
An exhibition of Finnish-American architect David Salmela's hand-made models and large-scale photographs of his finished buildings opens today (Wednesday) at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. In 2005 the University of Minnesota Press published a monograph of the work...
September 18, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Marco honored for small biz work
Microsoft announced Marco, Inc. as one of the North Central Area winners of the U.S. Field Partner Awards Program for the second half of its 2008 fiscal year. Marco, Inc. was nominated and won Microsoft's coveted North Central Award for "Small Business Transformation." The...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Kris Street crossing open; frontage road work continues
Motorists will have inside lane closures between Washington Avenue and McKinley Avenue toward the end of the week and into the following week. This allows crews to remove the temporary crossovers and install a median in that area. A two-week work zone begins this week with single...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Farm bill does not end federal ag work
Despite newly enacted federal farm policy that is supposed to last for five years, more agriculture-related work remains to be done in Washington. Most important is to make sure the Bush administration and its successor implements what Congress passed, top farm experts told a FarmFest...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
Pony Express: The 'just right' work uniform
In 1940, William Langer, probably the most colorful and controversial politician in North Dakota history, a native of Casselton, former 17th Governor of North Dakota (1933-34 -- removed from office by North Dakota Supreme Court after a fraud conviction, later acquitted after a new...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
April 12, 2008
RJ Dupre column: When work is a partnership
In each profession there are different levels of relationships between employers and employees. However the mantra in which "One should die for the Glory of the Empire," is outdated and oppressive. The foundation of a healthy work atmosphere is based on loyalty, honesty, ethics...
April 12, 2008 - 12:00am