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Minnesota suicide rate spiked in 2017
MNsure enrollment increases 5 percent
Victims identified in fatal horse-and-buggy crash in central Minnesota
Another one bites the dust: Bait shop second, final building knocked down for Midtown development
2 dead after horse-drawn buggy struck from behind
Owatonna’s Williamson named Mr. Football
Bruggeman becomes all-time scorer at SMSU
Laker boys thumped at Alexandria
Jazz team runners-up at Melrose
No. 1 gymnasts win at Brainerd holiday invite
M State employees recognized for outstanding work at state conference
DIY and impress with Aunt Margie's Murderously Good Hot Fudge Sauce
Serving up some sweet holiday spirit: Holy Rosary’s 28th Christmas Cookie Walk is Dec. 8
Detroit Lakes' Schell honored by Minnesota Library Association
Christmas Brunch Strata is big on holiday style, but easy to make
friends & neighbors
DL Public Utilities receives award for excellence in communication
Rep. Peterson calls farm bill's passing 'a miracle'
Medical marijuana bill would protect doctors by allowing them to state condition, lawmaker says
Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
New plans a cookin': Country Kitchen cuts down hours, hones in on breakfast and lunch crowd
Friends in high places? Gov. Mark Dayton talks Garth Brooks into extra show
Looking for some holiday tension relief? Try a good mystery or two
Holiday happenings: A guide to what's new in lakes area entertainment
Your library has the Christmas spirit!
Simple Gifts coming to DL's Holmes Theatre Friday
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Tom Mortenson To Head International Business Council
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
"Merry Christmas!" I shouted
Opinion: What does it mean to be patriotic?
Letter: What does Detroit Lakes have against trees?
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Klobuchar: Developing a more effective flu vaccine is critical
Late-season archers have shot at filling deer tags
Fascinating courtship rituals of the sharp-tailed grouse
Ice fishing is in full swing, just in time for Christmas
Snowmobile trails still need more snow, cold temperatures
Column: Piebald deer are a fluke of nature
'Coming together to exchange ideas and love': DL woman travels to Australia for Healing Our Spirit event
100 years of fashion tradition: Native jingle dresses connect dance, art, history
New beat: UK chart-topping DJ, Erik Dale, is finding his rhythm in Detroit Lakes
Two years in Tunis: 2012 Laker grad Celeste Koppe is making her mark in the Middle East
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
Pine to Palm 2018
Pine to Palm legend: Renner completes incredible career at 86th tourney
Stein short game delivers Seniors title
Piatz repeats as Mid-Am champion
Andrisen claims Supers crown; Renner steps down
Foth captures Pine to Palm title on 22nd hole
October 29, 2017
Lawsuit claims legislators must be paid
Lawmakers must be paid, a lawsuit filed Monday says. The suit, brought on behalf of Minnesota citizens, says the combination of Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt refusing a pay raise for his members and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton vetoing funding for the Legislature creates a constitutional...
October 29, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 26, 2017
You've seen Mark Dayton's tax returns. Will you see the next governor's?
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton made $365,000 in income last year and paid more than $100,000 in taxes, according to his 2016 tax returns,...
October 26, 2017 - 7:30pm
August 22, 2017
McFeely: Casino opponents get a victory, for now
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Opponents of a proposed casino project on Minnesota's Star Lake won an important victory Tuesday, Aug. 22, but whether...
August 22, 2017 - 9:15pm
July 31, 2017
The one-sided politics of anecdotes
One ugly side effect of the internet's impact on our society is the outsized importance we put on anecdotal incidents which go "viral." As though the importance of a situation were measured by how many shares or views it gets. We could use the recent video taken by three Somali women...
July 31, 2017 - 9:05am
May 18, 2017
Is child care, child protection getting lost in political dust?
Saying it was "reckless and foolish" to cut $505 million in projected spending, Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the health and human services budget...
May 18, 2017 - 9:00am
May 10, 2017
Governor candidate Johnson targets greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Voters around greater Minnesota can expect to see a lot of Jeff Johnson. The 50-year-old Hennepin County commissioner and Detroit...
May 10, 2017 - 2:34pm
April 22, 2017
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members of the U.S. Senate. Which says a lot, considering the chamber boasts former presidential hopefuls like John McCain, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio,...
April 22, 2017 - 11:26am
April 13, 2017
Clarification: Dayton plan best for DL, Frazee, LP-A schools: Republicans focus on tax cuts, Dayton pushes for education
At this point in the Legislative session there are three competing education, tax and bonding plans—from DFL Gov. Mark Dayton, the Republican-led House and the Republican-led Senate.
April 13, 2017 - 2:06pm
April 11, 2017
Minnesota top official says GOP cuts would deeply hurt mental health care
BAXTER—A top Minnesota official visited Baxter Tuesday to discuss the rural mental health crisis—and to decry proposed Republican...
April 11, 2017 - 9:41pm
Klobuchar, Franken among senators asking Trump to release Asian carp project
A dozen Great Lakes states senators have sent a letter to Trump administration officials urging them to move ahead with a plan to stop Asian...
April 11, 2017 - 4:45pm
April 7, 2017
Letter: Why is MN throwing away $900 million?
Minnesota is up for a $900 million matching grant for the Southwest Light Rail Transit project. This grant would provide $900 million dollars for our Minnesota construction companies and our Minnesota construction workers. These jobs could not be outsourced to China or some other...
April 7, 2017 - 8:00am
March 29, 2017
Klobuchar won't support Supreme Court nominee
DULUTH, Minn.—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said on Wednesday that she will not support President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil...
March 29, 2017 - 9:02pm
March 5, 2017
Minnesota Senate leader expects abortion funding bill to go to Dayton
ST. PAUL—A bill aimed at curtailing state funding for abortions in Minnesota is advancing rapidly in the Minnesota Senate, but may be stalled...
March 5, 2017 - 5:04pm
February 20, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans are closer than ever to being able to buy from liquor stores on Sundays, but state senators still need to weigh in....
February 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 10, 2017
Franken says President Trump is 'at war with everybody'
February 10, 2017 - 10:19am