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This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Schools in favor of Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal if they have space
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
October 25, 2012
Free information session on Voter ID
Claire Wilson, Voter Outreach Director from the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of Sate, will present an informational session in New York Mills on the proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution requiring voters to present valid government-issued photo identification. The...
October 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
Election Notebook: Voter ID amendment takes spotlight
ST. PAUL -- Debate about a proposed constitutional amendment requiring Minnesota voters to show photographic identification intensified Wednesday. Among the disputes, the two sides of the question appearing on the Nov.
October 25, 2012 - 8:52am
October 24, 2012
Lots of money and work to hold elections
Come Nov. 6, voters will take 10 minutes out of their day, go vote for their favorite candidates and wait for results available that same night. And that's the end of the story for the average citizen. But, for Becker County Auditor-Treasure Ryan Tangen and his staff, the election...
October 24, 2012 - 12:49pm
'Gotta Vote' tour visits DL
Detroit Lakes area Democrats are a little more charged up this week after the grassroots group Obama for America brought its "Gotta Vote" Minnesota...
Detroit Lakes / news
October 24, 2012 - 11:44am
Romney, Obama show rural issue differences
Questionnaires and other sources provide a glimpse into what President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney think about rural issues, since they seldom discuss the topic on the campaign trail. In short, a Romney surrogate said the Republican presidential candidate's...
October 24, 2012 - 11:25am
October 23, 2012
FORUM POLL: Romney set for North Dakota landslide
FARGO - Republican Mitt Romney is shown defeating President Barack Obama 57 percent to 32 percent in a new poll for Forum Communications. Even if Obama managed to capture all of the undecided votes in North Dakota - which almost always votes Republican in presidential elections -...
October 23, 2012 - 8:24am
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
Some parents protest Duluth school's 'Vote Yes' signs for Minnesota marriage amendment
At Holy Rosary School in Duluth, it's been a battle of the political signs some mornings, with one group of parents protesting the presence of...
news / religion
October 18, 2012 - 11:05am
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 9, 2012
Obama, Romney split on energy policy; Upper Midwest has stake on both sides of argument
Republican Mitt Romney makes it clear that he is a friend of coal and oil as he campaigns for president. In his re-election effort, Democratic President Barack Obama often promotes new energy sources such as renewable fuels (including ethanol and biodiesel) and electric producers...
October 9, 2012 - 8:47am
October 4, 2012
Republican VP hopeful Ryan slots Minn. fundraiser
ST. PAUL -- Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is planning his first stop in Minnesota since joining Mitt Romney's ticket with a Minneapolis fundraiser slated for next week. An invitation says Ryan will be in town on Oct. 13 -- two days after his sole debate with Democratic...
news / government
October 4, 2012 - 12:02pm
November 23, 2010
Zogby Interactive: Obama falls to 39 percent, as support from Democrats continues to slide; he trails Romney, J. Bush & Gingrich in '12
UTICA, New York - President Barack Obama's job approval rating has dropped to the lowest point of his Presidency at 39 percent, and in potential match-ups with Republicans in 2012, he trails Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush and Newt Gingrich and is just one point ahead of Sarah Palin. The percentage...
November 23, 2010 - 9:19am
Second-place Emmer loses in Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans cast in the race to be recounted. "Those numbers are not going to change much at all now," said former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who leads...
November 23, 2010 - 8:33am
October 31, 2010
Fargo couple says Stewart-Colbert rally 'friendly'
According to a Fargo couple, sanity and civility won out at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. Kim Mali and her husband, Dan, flew to Washington, D.C., on Friday night to take in Saturday's spectacle. "Everyone was cool and pretty collected," Kim said after the event. "It...
news / entertainment
October 31, 2010 - 10:32pm
September 24, 2010
Minnesota governor candidates differ on education
Minnesota governor candidates focused on predicable differences during a Thursday night education debate, but some agreements also surfaced. The Independence Party's Tom Horner, Republican Tom Emmer and Democrat Mark Dayton all said they would push for better early childhood education,...
September 24, 2010 - 8:59am