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Resignation under fire: Pelican Rapids coach accused of sexual misconduct quits district job after school reopens investigation
Five charged in DL parking lot assault
Minnesota man faces 11th charge of driving while intoxicated
Happenings in the lakes area
Red Wing duo goes low; Lakers fourth at Alex Invite
Justesen leads Laker boys at Ridges
Lions name Twigg as next head football coach
Sundown bowling league celebrates season
Laker softball remains unbeaten in road sweep
Family histories: N.P. Hanson family
Eagles give $300 to Food Pantry
Area students are excelling academically at colleges across MN, N.D.
Area students earn academic honors
friends & neighbors
Sanford investing over $100M to make Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo a 'destination' for treatment
Detroit Lakes hotel named best of AmericInn
HOMe offers to help homebuyers
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
The Pinke Post: How Vergas Hardware and this column are related
Miranda Lambert, Elle King, more to play the Fargodome
Patrick Scully is Walt Whitman April 18 in Wadena
Country superstar Chris Janson coming to Shooting Star Friday
Sneaky cents: Parents say finances can be impacted by children's 'Fortnite' spending and threats from hackers
Police chief orders ‘Pokemon’ to go as players create hazards at Minn. fairgrounds
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Essentia Health St. Mary's births
Area students achieve academic honors
Gerald D. Galbrecht
Margaret J. Bellefeuille
Coleman A. Nordhausen
Guest Editorial: Young voters show political power
Letter: We need more plug-ins for electric cars in Detroit Lakes
Letter: USMCA provides the lift that Minnesota soybean farmers need
Sen. Utke explains why he skipped DL forum
Creative? Want to raise your I.Q.? Let's talk toothpicks
DNR seeks input about deer seasons, changes for youth deer, wild turkey and trapping seasons
Laabs column: Even hardcore ice angers are now done for the season
It gets interesting when squirrels try to beat 'squirrel-proof' feeders
Ravens are among the smartest of birds
Catching the end of the walleye season at Rainy River
'A really cool situation': College student Laker alums create scholarships for new grads
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
'It's just something you deal with': Erika Gilsdorf, creator of the 'Inside Out' campaign, talks about her experience with OCD
'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
Polar Fest 2019
Breaking boards and swinging swords: Martial arts Break-A-Thon raises $2,200
A Chocolate Fantasy: Museum fundraiser was a hit with Polar Fest-ers
Cold molds: Snow sculptures a sight to see at City Park
Oodles of noodles: Hundreds had a (meat) ball at Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner
Deuces Wild returns to Holmes Theatre stage Saturday
April 12, 2019
Letter: Republican lawmakers poised to skip Legislative Town Hall in DL
As a nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization, the Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters strives to provide educational opportunities in which all points of view are heard and respected with a common goal of understanding and building consensus. Our policy is that when one elected...
April 12, 2019 - 12:29am
March 21, 2019
Minnesota House advances bill lowering bar to bring workplace harassment cases to court
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House of Representatives on Thursday, March 21, advanced a bill that would add protections against sexual harassment...
March 21, 2019 - 6:01pm
February 26, 2019
Minnesota hemp farmers could sell to medical marijuana producers under new bill
ST. PAUL — A new market could emerge for Minnesota’s licensed hemp farmers. Bipartisan legislation introduced Feb. 18 in the state Senate...
February 26, 2019 - 2:29pm
February 24, 2019
Federal money for election security again tied up in the Minn. Legislature
ST. PAUL — Taking federal money to protect Minnesota’s election system was expected to be easier than this.Minnesota was one of 21 states that computer hackers tried to infiltrate during the 2016 election. State officials said the hackers were not successful, but more robust...
February 24, 2019 - 4:11pm
February 20, 2019
Minnesota GOP lawmaker proposes highest fees in nation for hybrid, electric cars
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Republican state lawmaker has proposed a surcharge on hybrid and electric cars that would be the highest such fees in...
February 20, 2019 - 7:15pm
February 18, 2019
Tribal leaders mark historic moment, painful past at 'Sovereignty Day' at the Capitol
ST. PAUL — Representatives from each of the 11 American Indian tribes in Minnesota on Monday, Feb. 18, gave state legislators a refresher course...
February 18, 2019 - 5:38pm
February 12, 2019
Minn. lawmakers want to limit probation sentences
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota ranks fifth in the nation in the percentage of residents who are on probation. A bipartisan group of state lawmakers wants...
February 12, 2019 - 8:08pm
February 1, 2019
Marquart now chairs House Tax Committee
State Rep. Paul Marquart (DFL-Dilworth) was named chair of the Taxes Committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives when the Minnesota Legislative...
February 1, 2019 - 12:39pm
January 30, 2019
Fee on opioid makers to fund addiction fight gains ground at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers appear ready to fast-track legislation that would raise revenue to fight the opioid epidemic by creating new...
January 30, 2019 - 8:04pm
'Moonshot' for rural broadband, local gov aid on Walz's to-do list
ST. PAUL -- Local governments around the state could get a funding boost to the tune of $30.5 million a year if Gov. Tim Walz's state budget...
January 30, 2019 - 3:52pm
January 28, 2019
Minnesota lawmaker had eye for ‘common sense’
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Duane Benson, a southeastern Minnesota farm boy, who grew up to become a state legislative leader, business executive and...
January 28, 2019 - 9:28pm
Minnesota scientists aim to curb chronic wasting disease with 'moonshot' tool
ST. PAUL - Minnesota scientists say they could have a tool to detect a fatal neurodegenerative disease in deer within two years. But it will...
January 28, 2019 - 6:08pm
'I don’t think it has a chance': Recreational marijuana faces uncertain future in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A bipartisan group of Minnesota legislators on Monday, Jan. 28, put forth a proposal aimed at legalizing marijuana for recreational...
January 28, 2019 - 12:27pm
January 26, 2019
Change the Minnesota constitution? Of several proposals gender equality has the best shot
St. Paul -- Several Minnesota lawmakers think the state constitution needs an update. The 2019 legislative session is not even a month old, but...
January 26, 2019 - 4:10pm
January 18, 2019
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
ST. PAUL -- Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz had a frank discussion about passing gun control measures and days later the DFL governor urged...
January 18, 2019 - 11:20am