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DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
December 30, 2014
Federal heating aid decreased
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken worry that reduced federal heating assistance for poor Minnesotans will leave too many cold homes as temperatures begin to dip to traditional winter levels. The Minnesota Democrats report that the program known as LIHEAP only has enough funding...
December 30, 2014 - 12:30pm
Gas falls below $2 in many regional locations
For holiday travelers in the region, Santa has delivered a nice present. In many cities along the major interstates, gas prices are below $2 a gallon or really close. The lowest price in the region found was in Sioux Falls, S.D., where gas was as low as $1.89 for a gallon of...
December 30, 2014 - 9:30am
December 22, 2014
Gas prices expected to stay low for the holidays
DULUTH, Minn. -- For more than 80 days, motorists have enjoyed plummeting gas prices to levels not seen since 2009. Since Thanksgiving alone,...
December 22, 2014 - 9:00am
December 19, 2014
Pipeline decision sparks protest at governor’s office
ST. PAUL -- Environmental activists are calling on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to come to their aid once again, asking the governor to reach out...
December 19, 2014 - 8:31am
December 18, 2014
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 8.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.44/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 8 cents per gallon in the last...
December 18, 2014 - 1:00pm
December 15, 2014
Groups file lawsuit for broader review of Sandpiper oil pipeline
ST. PAUL -- Two Minnesota environmental groups filed suit in state district court Friday asking for a broader environmental review for the proposed Enbridge Energy Sandpiper oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. The Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy and Friends of the...
December 15, 2014 - 10:06am
December 13, 2014
ND oil boom a big MN political topic
It is hard to talk long to any Minnesota official without hearing about North Dakota. The reason? Oil that is, black gold, Bakken tea. The first thing you know, old North Dakota’s a billionaire. All that money has Minnesota politicians envious and concerned. From Gov. Mark...
December 13, 2014 - 11:00am
December 11, 2014
Minnesotans should keep propane tanks above one-quarter full in winter
In Minnesota, being prepared for winter is always a necessity. The Minnesota Department of Commerce reminds Minnesotans who depend on propane and fuel oil for heat, to watch fuel tank levels and call your supplier before your tank goes below one quarter full. “Planning ahead...
December 11, 2014 - 1:30pm
How low can they go? Gas prices dip 8 cents
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 8.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.56/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.7 cents per gallon in the...
December 11, 2014 - 1:00pm
Energy leaders hope polar vortex stays north
December 11, 2014 - 8:02am
December 5, 2014
Operations down after fire starts at power plant
No one was hurt at Coyote Station near Beulah after a major mechanical failure caused a fire at the power plant Thursday morning. According to a statement by Otter Tail Power Company, one of the power plant’s turbine-driven boiler pumps had a major mechanical failure at about...
December 5, 2014 - 1:55pm
December 4, 2014
Year-to-year, MN gas prices down 42 cents
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 2.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.66/gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.1 cents per gallon...
December 4, 2014 - 11:00am
Enbridge paves the way for another pipeline project
CLEARBROOK, Minn. -- Representatives from Canadian oil company Enbridge Energy met with residents in Clearbrook on Wednesday, the first in a...
December 4, 2014 - 8:46am
November 27, 2014
Giving thanks for low gas prices this year
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 7.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.72/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the...
November 27, 2014 - 11:30am
November 20, 2014
MN gas prices take significant dip...again
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 8.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.83/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the...
November 20, 2014 - 12:00pm