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May 24, 2019
A World War II era airplane's propellers make a swirling con-trail around the aircraft as it takes off from the Detroit Lakes Airport during the 2017 Water Carnival Fly-In Breakfast. Tribune file photo
Big federal grant paves way for airport project
May 24, 2019 - 5:48pm
This covered bridge is on the scenic property near Frazee that would become part of the regional park. Photo courtesy of Becker County EDA
Becker County takes step to help develop regional park near Frazee
May 24, 2019 - 2:16pm
May 22, 2019
Walz signs plan to make drug companies pay for fallout of opioid epidemic into law
May 22, 2019 - 5:52pm
May 19, 2019
Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz on Sunday, May 19, 2019, announced a two-year budget plan with a day left in the regular legislative session. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
May 19, 2019 - 8:17pm
May 15, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, said budget negotiations were entering a "really important time," but offered few details to reporters about what was going on behind closed doors. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz says budget talks entering 'really important time,' offers few details
May 15, 2019 - 5:11pm
May 13, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz spoke with reporters between a round of budget negotiation talks on Monday, May 13. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
At Minnesota Capitol, budget talks heat up, moms make final pitch to secure insulin access
May 13, 2019 - 5:56pm
May 10, 2019
The Becker County recycling center opened last June at the transfer station  north of Detroit Lakes. File photo
Full speed ahead for county recycling facility
May 10, 2019 - 12:51am
May 9, 2019
Honor the Earth workers in the new production shop in Ponsford. Founder Winona LaDuke is third from right. Submitted photo
Plant to build high-end solar panels opens in Ponsford
May 9, 2019 - 10:20am
May 7, 2019
Courthouse open Saturday for Frazee-Vergas school voters; also, taxes due May 15
May 7, 2019 - 4:27pm
May 6, 2019
Want to take on a social challenge? $30K grants now in Becker, Otter Tail and Clay counties
May 6, 2019 - 3:01pm
Francis Gunderson of Lake Eunice Township is going on a Veterans Honor Flight to Washington later this month. Nathan Bowe/Tribune
Lake Eunice veteran will join Honor Flight to Washington
May 6, 2019 - 12:07pm
May 1, 2019
A gray wolf walks across a snow-covered highway.
Walz says he supports wolf hunting ban
May 1, 2019 - 9:20pm
April 30, 2019
The Minnesota House on Tuesday, April 30, voted to ban hunting of wolves. National Park Service photo
Minnesota House moves to ban wolf hunting
April 30, 2019 - 9:00pm
Gun control advocates gathered for a rally at the Minnesota Capitol on Monday, April 29, 2019, ahead of a House of Representatives vote on a public safety spending bill that included a pair of measures aimed at reducing gun violence. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gun control measures come up for debate in Minnesota House, Senate GOP says they're 'dead'
April 30, 2019 - 8:49am
April 29, 2019
Minnesota Rep. Frank Hornstein, DFL-Minneapolis, speaks to supporters of a gasoline tax increase, which has been proposed to fund road and bridge repairs at a rally at the state Capitol on Friday, April 26.
Minnesota House okays 20-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike, Senate leader plans to block it
April 29, 2019 - 6:51pm