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How 'DFL' got its name
Lake Park Mayor Aaron Wittnebel sentenced to 30-days jail
Jail boarding bill soars
Free spring concert this Sunday in DL
Defense requests mistrial for second day in a row in Little Falls shooting case
Lakers extend win streak to 22 meets
Bemidji tops Lakers
Track and Field: Laker teams bust out in Thief River Falls
Baseball: LP-A starts season unscathed at 4-0
Panthers sweep DL baseball
In the Zone
LP-A students win national award
Holly McCamant: World comes to life once spring is here
Goeun Park: L.A.’s Union Station proves that the American Dream is still alive today
Sign up to represent community at first Minnesota Sings event
Free bike rodeo is April 26 at Kent Freeman Arena
Friends & Neighbors
Signs of Spring
Students were asked: What concerns me about the environment?
Business & Industry Review
Spring Sports 2014
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
Burning restrictions start Monday in Becker County
Wildfire Prevention Week raises awareness
Arbor Month celebration encourages nature play
Brad Laabs: Stay off the ice; Give Rainy River sturgeon a try
Blane Klemek: Sweet sounds of the bluebirds are back in northern MN
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Otter Tail Power gets new president/COO
Spanky’s hires new general manager
Reining in the cost of prom
DL needs to appreciate downtown businesses
A hollow victory for ND coal?
The secret sauce behind wage increase opposition
Wear green for mental health awareness
Reported MNsure numbers are misleading
North Dakota singer reaches ‘Voice’ finals
MN farm featured in film: ‘Farmland’ spreads message of six area farmers
Paul McCartney to play July 12 at Fargodome
Third annual Bean Bags, Beer and Beach Bums set April 26
‘Carrie’ at MSUM
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
September 22, 2010
Dayton delivers second state budget proposal
Mark Dayton revised his state budget proposal Tuesday, reducing the expected take from his "tax the rich" proposal and adding a variety of other revenue enhancers and budget cuts. The Democratic Minnesota governor candidate said he would raise taxes and other revenues $3.6 billion...
September 22, 2010 - 10:32am
September 20, 2010
The L you say? It is critical to gov. race in Minnesota
Minnesota governor candidates need to get The L out. Get people in "The L" out to vote, that is. Those in The L are voters in the western and southern parts of the state, an area that would form an "L" on the map. Most L voters do not vote party line, so are prime targets of campaigns. "Particularly...
September 20, 2010 - 9:29am