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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
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
Guest Editorial: End the secrecy and release federal BWCA study
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
government and politics
January 9, 2019
Becker County awarded Clean Water Fund grant: $800K will keep improvements flowing at Buffalo River Watershed
Becker County is a big beneficiary in the latest round of Minnesota’s Clean Water Fund grants, and the funds will be used for big improvements...
January 9, 2019 - 1:27pm
October 16, 2018
Becker County kids partake in state study about exposure to chemicals
The Minnesota Department of Health is conducting a study on chemicals that may harm development in children, and volunteer families from Becker County are among those taking part. The Healthy Rural and Urban Kids Project measures preschoolers’ exposure to metals, air pollution,...
October 16, 2018 - 10:16am
September 7, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Rural guy in big cities for a reason
ST. PAUL—Almost every morning when I come to work, part of the trip is on a 10-lane-wide stretch of freeway. It is a long ways from my...
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
September 5, 2018
DL native Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz talk differences in race for governor
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Minnesota's governor race got real at the State Fair, the location where the public begins to notice election campaigns....
September 5, 2018 - 10:13am
August 20, 2018
Two years in Tunis: 2012 Laker grad Celeste Koppe is making her mark in the Middle East
Perched on a puffy couch in the living room of her parent's home in Detroit Lakes on Wednesday, a summer scarf casually draped around her neck,...
August 20, 2018 - 8:00am
August 15, 2018
Governor's race: Trump endorses Johnson; Walz strong in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- President Donald Trump wants to influence Minnesota's governor race. The winner of the Tuesday, Aug. 14, Republican primary received...
August 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
August 14, 2018
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz will be Minnesotans' choices for governor this fall. "I think we sent a message, people want something...
August 14, 2018 - 10:07pm
August 12, 2018
Ottertail woman trying to keep her unusual house pets despite city ordinance
OTTERTAIL, Minn. — The city of Ottertail and a homeowner are at odds over an ordinance that restricts the number and kinds of animals that...
August 12, 2018 - 4:38pm
August 10, 2018
Interest in Minnesota primary seems high
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—Minnesotans are interested in the primary election. Almost triple the number of early ballots have been cast compared...
August 10, 2018 - 2:53pm
Minnesota Attorney General Swanson denies pressuring employees to work for campaign
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson denies allegations that an aide hired workers in her state office to do campaign work....
August 10, 2018 - 2:22pm
July 31, 2018
New Minnesota law extends drunken driving restrictions to recreational vehicles
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans operating recreational vehicles such as boats, all-terrain vehicles, jet skis, snowmobiles and other powered vehicles...
July 31, 2018 - 4:04pm
July 4, 2018
The land of milk and money: Becker County dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
Phillip Rotz fears for his family's future in dairy farming. His small 55-cow farm, Twin Oaks Dairy near Dunvilla, has been around for about...
July 4, 2018 - 5:30am
June 28, 2018
Ag lawmakers ready for farm bill negotiations
WASHINGTON—Federal farm-state lawmakers say they are happy that final negotiations can begin on a farm bill that funds agriculture programs...
June 28, 2018 - 7:14pm
June 26, 2018
West Fargo farm rally will try to capture part of Trump's spotlight
WEST FARGO — Farmers will rally at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds on Wednesday, June 27, hours before President Donald Trump will stump...
June 26, 2018 - 10:04pm
Minnesota joins states in suing Trump to reunite families still split at border as number only drops by 6 kids
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota attorney general's office Tuesday joined Democratic officials from 16 other states in suing the Trump administration to force the federal government to reunify families split apart while attempting to cross the United States border.
June 26, 2018 - 10:00pm