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Challenge yourself and your friends to end hunger this summer: 'Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless" campaign launches in July
DL School Board approves $39 million budget for FY 2018
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner starts 'A Little Summer Fun' to keep town alive
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
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Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
April 7, 2017
Lynn Hummel column: What could be worse than knee surgery?
Feeling worthless. Those two words describe me this afternoon − physically, mentally and emotionally. The request that I move so Eartha can vacuum around me got me off my butt so that I could write this true confession.
April 7, 2017 - 8:00am
April 6, 2017
Opinion: Ag Commissioner: Let all Minnesotans buy into MinnesotaCare
Minnesota farmers are some of the best in the world at what they do. We have been blessed with incredibly fertile soils, ample rainfall and an unmatched innovative spirit and hard work ethic. The success of our agricultural economy has been a cornerstone of our state's rural communities...
April 6, 2017 - 10:00am
Letter: Circus elephants suffer routine abuse
I was very disappointed to see Detroit Lakes Online uncritically credit the self-serving claims of those providing animals for El Zagal Shrine Circus ("More than just clowning around: Two circuses wow crowds in DL over past week," 4/2). Public records leave no question that these...
April 6, 2017 - 6:00am
April 4, 2017
Voters Alliance director: Minnesota bill makes election data transparent
ST. PAUL—Public trust and confidence in our elections can only be attained if all election data is made available to citizens for inspection...
April 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
April 3, 2017
Rep. Green: Facts are not 'wedge issues'
A letter appeared in the DL newspaper concerning "pre-emption" that was very one sided and deceptive. For more than 100 years, labor standards such as minimum wage have been set at the state level to ensure an even playing field and common-sense standards across the state regardless...
April 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 2, 2017
Letter: Join our movement to amend the Constitution
There is a movement called the Convention of States that is exercising a provision in the United States Constitution for the states, rather than Congress, to amend the Constitution. If you are concerned about the effect of the Trump Presidency, or if you were concerned about overreach...
April 2, 2017 - 11:00am
March 31, 2017
Letter: What rural-metro war? We are the clear winner on roads, bridges
The Star Tribune completed a three-year study of funding for roads and bridges in Minnesota. Included in the study are information on the tax sources for this infrastructure, who pays those taxes and who receives the money from those taxes. First, the taxes: The three major pools...
March 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 30, 2017
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
NOTE: Lynn Hummel is in the hospital getting a new knee this week. The following is a reprint of an earlier article about a conversation that took place when Eartha was still named Raquel. Raquel came back from the January clearance sale with a package under her arm and a huge smile...
March 30, 2017 - 6:00am
March 29, 2017
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
Does a public library play a vital role in Detroit Lakes? Stop in on any given day and you'll see infants and their new mothers using language and rhythm to help in brain development or a box of books being delivered by a volunteer to residents of a retirement home. At a computer,...
March 29, 2017 - 6:00pm
A special church helps those with special needs
I would like to say a heartfelt thank you to the wonderful and caring congregation of the Lakes Area Vineyard Church. On March 25 this congregation threw a party and donated their personal time at the Detroit Lakes bowling alley for the special needs community that I, and many others,...
March 29, 2017 - 11:34am
March 28, 2017
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Detroit Lakes Public Library customers who are seeking on-the-go access to the materials and services they rely on will love Lake Agassiz Regional...
March 28, 2017 - 9:00am
March 27, 2017
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Greg Doeden joined the Moorhead Fire Department in 1983 because he wanted to help people. Thirty-four years later, he's still working —...
March 27, 2017 - 7:00am
March 26, 2017
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
There aren't a lot of jobs that force you to retire when you turn a certain age - the mere idea of that screams "age discrimination," but in Minnesota, when district judges turn 70, they're out the door. Why is that? Because a Minnesota law enacted in 1973 says so.
March 26, 2017 - 8:00am
March 25, 2017
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Late last month, the Detroit Lakes School Board met in a work session to begin answering the question that many in our community are asking and...
March 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 24, 2017
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Most of what happens behind the scenes at state agencies stays behind the scenes. The gears of government grind on, leaving taxpayers little choice but to trust that officials act in their best interest. But three recent legal cases involving the Minnesota Department of Commerce have...
March 24, 2017 - 2:00pm