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Alltech to buy Ridley Inc.
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Capital conundrums: Little progress seen thus far in Legislature
Arbor Day means it's tree time
Prep baseball: Pipestone Area, Windom Area split
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Prep golf: Worthington stays sharp
Prep track and field: Capetillo, Tanyavong lead Mountain Lake Area boys
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Column: Does Tsarnaev deserve to die?
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Column: A touch of bipartisanship
Column: Where are the populist Democrats?
Editorial: Is the 4th the 4th if its the 3rd?
Lowell Wayne Jones
Robert L. Ehlers
Class of 2015: Nitibhon schedules appointment for career in dentistry
Concert series membership drive begins
Column: Worthington, America's Civil War City
Looking Back: 1940 -- City votes to purchase copper sulfate to treat Lake Okabena for algae
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Stenzel 80th birthday
Leckband 85th birthday
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes for March
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes for March Session
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes for April Session
Summary of Minutes from 2015 Tax-Forfeited Land Meeting
Notice of Public Hearing of the Planning Commission
March 15, 2015
Peterson -- 'The Last Blue Dog' -- decries lack of bipartisanship
DETROIT LAKES — The political climate in Washington, D.C., is so polarized right now that it’s all Congress can do to get even the most basic legislation passed, says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson who represents almost all of western Minnesota. Speaking to a full house at the...
news / politics
March 15, 2015 - 8:54pm
January 27, 2015
Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
WASHINGTON — There’s no waiting game for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson this year. Peterson, a Detroit Lakes Democrat who represents Minnesota’s sprawling 7th Congressional District, which stretches along the western edge of Minnesota, said through a spokeswoman Tuesday that he...
January 27, 2015 - 8:34pm
November 5, 2014
Peterson looks forward to 13th term
DETROIT LAKES — After a campaign that saw outside groups spending millions of dollars in an effort to unseat him, newly re-elected Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson has one thing in his immediate plans: hunting. “I’m gonna go get away from politics for a little while,” Peterson...
November 5, 2014 - 8:22pm
October 12, 2014
‘Blue Dog’ vs. ‘Young Gun’
EAST GRAND FORKS — Speaking to a small group gathered at the East Grand Forks American Legion Monday afternoon, Torrey Westrom laid out his platform. The Republican state senator running for Congress wants to build the Keystone XL pipeline, balance the country’s budget, and...
October 12, 2014 - 9:23pm
August 7, 2014
Peterson, Sinner talk grain train delays
CAVALIER, N.D. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and George Sinner know about the problem. They’ve heard from plenty of farmers about rail shipment delays. What’s harder to grasp is an immediate solution. Sinner and Peterson heard from farmers, retailers and bankers in Cavalier...
August 7, 2014 - 11:00pm
April 16, 2014
Peterson, Cramer start 2014 with fundraising edge
FARGO, N.D. — U.S. Reps. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota and Collin Peterson of Minnesota started 2014 with big fundraising advantages over their challengers for the November election. Democratic challenger and state Sen. George B. Sinner, who didn’t start fundraising in North...
April 16, 2014 - 8:49pm
March 31, 2014
Fate of key ag deduction is murky
FARGO, N.D. — Area farmers and farm implement dealers continue to press for an extension of a popular federal tax break. But predicting how Congress will respond is difficult, officials say. “It’s hard to know what’s going to be the outcome,” said Rep. Collin Peterson,...
March 31, 2014 - 8:59pm
March 20, 2014
Republicans go after Collin Peterson on airwaves again
MOORHEAD — Fresh off an announcement that he will run for re-election this year, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is being hit with a new ad from national Republicans tying the 12-term Democrat to the Affordable Care Act. Starting Friday, local viewers will see a 30-second spot featuring...
March 20, 2014 - 9:49pm
March 17, 2014
Peterson will seek re-election
MOORHEAD — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson had a few things to take care of to prepare for his 13th campaign for Congress: pass a pilot’s physical and get his plane in tip-top shape to fly across northwestern Minnesota. After months of speculation about retirement and an early move...
March 17, 2014 - 8:46pm
August 12, 2009
'Reforma' not a GOP cure
ST. PAUL -- With light music and a soothing voice in the background, a content couple leaps into the air and another happy couple sits in a meadow amid wildflowers. To any television viewer, it appears to be a commercial for the latest wonder drug, available only by prescription....
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
July 28, 2009
Editorial: GOP needs more than verbal gaffe
Suddenly, a nine-term U.S. Congressman who has consistently been re-elected with relative ease may have a chink in his armor. Collin Peterson, a Detroit Lakes Democrat who has received nearly two-thirds of the vote in every election since 1996, was quoted in a story in the online...
opinion / editorials
July 28, 2009 - 12:00am