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Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
West Nile Virus confirmed in Sibley County horse
Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 63 Princess Kay of the Milky Way
A 'peace' of Africa
City Council holds special meeting
Nuggets aim to get back to dominance
Indians mainstays of the state tournament
Relatable catch on Pickerel Lake
Frazee building off late season momentum
Laker girls shutout Alex in home opener
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Time to head back to school with your friends at the library
HSO to celebrate 40 years
It's party time!
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Lorraine Elizabeth Windels
Jerrold "Jerry" Joseph McDonald
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Roger W. Gottenborg
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Grondahl says goodbye
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Pine to Palm
June 24, 2011
Court weighs budget dispute; judge reluctant to make shutdown spending decisions
ST. PAUL -- The courts are not equipped to make state spending decisions, a judge said on Thursday while hearing testimony asking her to do just that if July 1 arrives without a budget in place. "The courts have been drug into this," Chief Judge Kathleen Gearin of Ramsey County said....
June 24, 2011 - 8:28am
June 8, 2011
Herzog Roofing nailed with $71,000 fine
A longtime Detroit Lakes roofing company is paying more than $70,000 to settle racial harassment and retaliation charges brought by seven black, Hispanic and American Indian employees, federal authorities announced. According to a story in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, supervisors...
June 8, 2011 - 11:31am
June 1, 2011
Taking the worry out of future finances
More than a quarter of U.S. workers say they're "not at all confident" about their ability to afford a comfortable retirement. That statistic has reached its highest percentage in two decades, according to an Employee Benefit Research Institute report. How confident do you feel? The...
June 1, 2011 - 12:47pm
May 18, 2011
Thrivent Financial moves up the Fortune 500 list
For the 17th consecutive year, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has been named to Fortune magazine's Fortune 500 list based on annual revenues. The organization moved up 24 spots in the 2011 ranking to become the 318th largest company in the United States. The ranking was based...
May 18, 2011 - 11:26am
May 11, 2011
DL School employees get bulk of $243,000 rebate check
Some Detroit Lakes teachers and other full-time employees will be seeing extra cash coming their way. The Detroit Lakes School Board voted to approve a two-year-long grievance settlement with its teachers' union, Education Minnesota. The grievance stems from a dispute over who...
May 11, 2011 - 12:40pm
May 4, 2011
MN 10th lowest in business taxes
Minnesota has the 10th lowest rate of state and local business taxes on new investment, according to a study released Wednesday by Ernst & Young for the Council on State Taxation, a study group of 600 corporations. "Minnesota has a tax system that is very favorable for businesses,"...
May 4, 2011 - 2:55pm
April 22, 2011
Microsoft to raise workers' wages -- Changes to affect Fargo employees
SEATTLE - Microsoft is making its largest investment ever to increase employee compensation. In an email sent to all employees Thursday morning, including those at the campus in Fargo, Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said, "Today we're announcing changes that will benefit...
April 22, 2011 - 9:14am
April 13, 2011
Snowmobile clubs step up to the plate
Local snowmobile clubs in Becker County are looking both ways and crossing into new territory, as the County Board has now granted them all rights to trail maintenance, grooming and the financial responsibilities that go with it.
April 13, 2011 - 2:00pm
March 28, 2011
Minnesota's deficit one of the biggest
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's speeches these days contain one sure-fire applause line: "We're not Wisconsin." That is true, and Minnesotans appreciate the fact that thousands of protesters have not descended on their Capitol.
March 28, 2011 - 8:29am
March 2, 2011
Advocates fight for funding to continue
Veterans advocates are trying to do the political equivalent of taking a machine gun nest single-handedly: They're trying to convince Minnesota lawmakers to add a $1.5 million program in the face of a $6 billion-plus budget shortfall. There's no question that Higher Education Veterans...
March 2, 2011 - 2:25pm
February 9, 2011
Try these 10 financial resolutions
Each year, millions of us make resolutions to change our lives in the coming year. Losing a few pounds and quitting smoking are some of the most common resolutions. This year, how about making a pledge to improve your finances? According to the personal financial planning experts...
February 9, 2011 - 8:42am
January 19, 2011
New Minnesota bills favor business
Business-friendly bills are the first ones of the 2011 Minnesota legislative session. The first bills introduced in each legislative session signal priorities, and Republicans who took House and Senate control in the Nov. 2 election said last week that they are doing what they promised...
January 19, 2011 - 11:57am
2010 tax opportunities, challenges
It's less than 100 days and counting until the tax-filing deadline on April 18. For individuals who experienced a major life change in 2010, taxes could be more complicated. According to Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, five changes that impact tax filers include...
January 19, 2011 - 11:56am
January 12, 2011
Tax volunteers ready
Mahube Community Council will begin taking appointments for free tax preparation sessions staring Wednesday, Jan. 19. But those who plan to...
January 12, 2011 - 12:19pm
Top 10 scams of 2010 announced
The Better Business Bureau released last week a list of the top 10 scams and rip-offs of 2010. Job hunters and those struggling to make money and get out of debt were common targets of fraudsters, hackers and deceptive businesses in this tough economy. Following, in no particular...
January 12, 2011 - 11:54am