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Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
Mary A. Oellien
Constance Marlene Archer
Sharon Diane Fagerlie
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
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
March 16, 2009
As interest in small wind grows, so does resistance
OLIVIA - Glen Rohlik is like a growing number of farmers these days.
March 16, 2009 - 12:09pm
Proposed wind farm in North Dakota gets boost in power
FARGO - The developer behind the proposed Rough Rider wind farm in North Dakota's Dickey County has increased the project's capacity from 150 megawatts to 175 megawatts. That anticipated boost, contemplated by NextEra Energy, might not sound like much.
March 16, 2009 - 12:05pm
February 27, 2009
Area timber waste being used for biomass
Rather than burning the waste from logged land, there's a new alternative coming to Becker County. The Becker County division of the Minnesota...
February 27, 2009 - 4:37pm
February 16, 2009
Church groups hoping congregants will conserve energy during Lent
FARGO - Cody Schuler decided he could get along without his clothes dryer during the Lenten period of self-denial that many Christians observe....
February 16, 2009 - 9:00am
February 8, 2009
Wind farms stir up worry in Glyndon
February 8, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
West Fargo mayor featured in New York Times report on wind energy
WEST FARGO - West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern is featured in a story in today's edition of The New York Times titled "Dark Days for Green Energy." In the story, Mattern talks about the city's plans for wind energy, despite the nation's credit crisis. DMI Industries of Fargo operates...
February 4, 2009 - 3:35pm
January 20, 2009
Speaker questions value of ethanol
FARGO - The U.S.
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Big Stone approval has strings attached
An electric transmission project in western Minnesota can go forward -- with conditions aimed at protecting ratepayers and the environment --...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
November 17, 2008
Corn cobs could be the new 'green' fuel at Willmar plan
WILLMAR -- Willmar Municipal Utilities will test a new "recipe'' for producing energy: corn cobs and coal. The utility's power plant will conduct...
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Task Force to talk energy
The Cormorant Community Energy Task Force sponsors an Energy Forum on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Cormorant Community Center in Cormorant. "We need to be informed about the future of energy," said Gerry Haukebo, task force member. "We're pleased to provide a forum...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 2, 2008
Minnesota couple putting bioenergy to the farm test
BENSON -- Mary Jo and Luverne Forbord took 30 acres of good cropland and decided it's time to find out: Are productive conservation and bioenergy for real, or are they just the buzz words of the day? So far the quest for that answer has been "frustrating," Luverne Forbord acknowledged...
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Hummel Column: No energy shortage around here
I just read about a club in London, the Club 4 Climate, that has a dance floor designed to harness the energy of people dancing on it. The principle is called piezoelectricity. Piezo is Greek for pressure. The dance floor is spring lined with crystal blocks beneath it that, when...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Missouri River Energy dedicates wind energy project
Missouri River Energy Services -- which provides power to Detroit Lakes -- held dedication ceremonies May 29 for a wind energy project near Marshall. Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who spoke at the event, congratulated the project developers and MRES on the successful completion of...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
MN Energy Resources makes donations
DETROIT LAKES - Minnesota Energy Resources serves 165 communities throughout the state of Minnesota, and last year over $120,000 in charitable contributions were given to 180 agencies, associations and worthwhile causes that needed financial assistance. The groups represented...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
Big Stone II case centers on projections
ST. PAUL - The fate of an electric transmission line project in western Minnesota may rest on who regulators decide has better predictions. Utility companies seeking to build a power plant in South Dakota and boost electric transmission capacity in western Minnesota say a coal-fired...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am