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Woman sentenced for home burglary
MnDOT ends spring truck weight restrictions in central frost zone
Police confirm Grand Forks mother killed children, herself in home
Woman sentenced for check forgery
'The sheer joy': Adapted bowling is growing in the area
Time-honored tips for springtime fishing
Bison 18th after day one of NCAA Regional
Lakers, Herzog continue season streak
BOYS GOLF: Pirates nip Lakers in Bemidji
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
Look to the future... plant a tree
What's on tap for arts and entertainment in the lakes area
Exploring a Native American tradition: Thursday's Early Childhood Powwow at DLMS to be 'learning experience'
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Thumbs up to all who helped after crash
Guest Editorial: New thinking needed in opioid battles
Are we biased? Blame our brains' filing system
The spirit of spring is calling
Alarm sounded--Get work done, lawmakers
Time-honored tips for springtime fishing
Installing purple martin house was no small feat
Ice out on Otter Tail County lake shows Mother Nature's power and beauty
Lake ice is deteriorating, time to be done with ice fishing
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
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
April 8, 2018
MN job vacancies up 16 percent
Minnesota employers reported nearly 114,000 job vacancies in the fourth quarter of 2017, up 16 percent from the same period one year earlier, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. DEED's biannual Job Vacancy Survey...
April 8, 2018 - 8:59pm
March 16, 2018
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
A major argument used by proponents of last year's tax-cut legislation was that it would boost the economy. Regardless of how that turns out, partisans on both sides generally agreed that growing the economy over the long term was an important goal. It is, therefore, odd that the...
March 16, 2018 - 10:04pm
January 18, 2018
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's job market has improved to record levels for black residents although their jobless rate remains more than double the state average. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, or DEED, released a jobs report Thursday, Jan., 18, that...
January 18, 2018 - 7:41pm
January 11, 2018
Unemployment reaches historic low; business survival rate tops in nation
In November, the Minnesota unemployment rate fell to 3.1 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.1 percent. The state lost 4,000 jobs in November. Over the past year, Minnesota gained 34,566 jobs, an increase of 1.2 percent, while U.S. jobs grew 1.4 percent.
January 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
April 8, 2017
Help wanted: WorkForce Center connects employers and job seekers
All three floors of the Minnesota WorkForce Center in Detroit Lakes were abuzz with activity on April 6, as employers and job seekers flooded...
April 8, 2017 - 11:04am
October 1, 2016
'Ban the Box' helps ex-offenders succeed
More than 700,000 Americans are released from prison each year. We expect them to re-enter society and be law-abiding, but we make it extremely difficult for anyone who has served time to ever become gainfully employed, even though they have paid their debt to society. A barrier that...
October 1, 2016 - 10:17am
August 24, 2016
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Minnesota employers added 11,300 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Those figures, combined with revised data that showed the state gained 2,400 more jobs than originally...
August 24, 2016 - 10:00am
March 20, 2016
More jobs than people: Park Rapids’ problem needs a solution
An estimated 80 people arrived for the Northwoods Community Conversations, participants delving into the question of why jobs go unfilled in...
March 20, 2016 - 5:05am
March 17, 2016
5,000 jobs cut in Jan. Jobless rate at 3.7%
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Minnesota held steady at 3.7 percent in January, according to figures released recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in January. State employers eliminated...
March 17, 2016 - 5:20am
April 23, 2015
Minnesota gains 7,800 jobs in March
Minnesota employers add 7,800 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The agency said the state has added 50,829 jobs over the past year, a growth rate of 1.9 percent. The U.S....
April 23, 2015 - 5:30am
February 6, 2015
Millennial generation brings changes to workplace
It appears to be a generational thing among millenials in the workplace. When Jill Wilkey goes to national conferences about college graduates...
February 6, 2015 - 8:00am
July 2, 2013
ND border counties beating Minnesota in job growth
MOORHEAD — The bright yellow billboard ad outside Moorhead claiming North Dakota’s superiority in the business realm is gone. But while the advertisement has skedaddled, the fact remains that on the overall, North Dakota border counties crushed their counterparts in Minnesota...
July 2, 2013 - 8:39am
March 6, 2013
MN gains 12,100 jobs, but unemployment up
Minnesota employers added 12,100 jobs in January, according to figures released recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The department also released revised figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics showing the state gained 16,700 more...
March 6, 2013 - 1:24pm
October 18, 2012
Minnesota gains 5,900 jobs in September
Minnesota employers added 5,900 jobs in September, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The agency said the unemployment rate dropped 0.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted 5.8 percent, well below the U.S. rate...
October 18, 2012 - 11:02am
June 30, 2009
Up to 4,700 job losses expected in unallotment
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's decision to make unilateral budget cuts could cost up to 4,700 jobs across Minnesota, the state economist told legislative...
June 30, 2009 - 2:51pm