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Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Man accused of shoplifting over $2,000 from DL Walmart
Holiday blood drive scheduled Saturday in DL
Cardinals pull away from DL in second half
Pederson goes for 35, but Titans take subsection rematch
State-ranked Perham cruises by Frazee
Raider girls pick up second victory
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Blanch A. Olson
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
September 27, 2017
Hummel: From county dump to transfer station
When I was growing up, the county dump was a place where big boys went after dark with .22s, big flashlights and spotlights and shot rats scrambling...
September 27, 2017 - 10:55pm
September 23, 2017
D.L. Energize to campaign against aldermen who voted against Tobacco 21
The city council voted not to support a proposed ordinance to raise the tobacco sales age to 21 in Detroit Lakes. Ron Zeman made the motion not to hear the first reading of the ordinance. Barb Voss seconded it. Jamie Marks Erickson, Jay Schurman, Madalyn Sukke, and Dan Wenner voted...
September 23, 2017 - 2:23am
September 22, 2017
Letter: Otto created lifelong impact on his students
Thank you for the article regarding my Coach (John Otto). I appreciate what this man has done; from not only contributions to high school sports but in the classroom. My wealth of knowledge was filled every day in his classes from Geography to History to Economics.
September 22, 2017 - 4:30pm
Letter: Collin Peterson foe is 'heartless' Republican
Tim Miller, the Republican who wants Collin Peterson's seat in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District, just disqualified himself as a candidate for any person with a heart. If elected, he would join the heartless GOP House members who have long since given up the American ideal of...
September 22, 2017 - 10:58am
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
The closest I ever got to Vietnam was a make-believe village in a grove of trees outside Fort Sill, Okla. It was 1970, and I was a jeep driver...
September 22, 2017 - 9:26am
September 21, 2017
Like U.S., Canada has issues with healthcare, but the solution is not to dismantle universal care
There's a joke we sometimes tell in Canada: What's a Canadian? An apologetic American with health care. It's funny because we half-believe it's true. The United States and Canada are about as similar as two countries get. But Canada has had a publicly funded, single-payer health care...
September 21, 2017 - 11:43am
Appeals panel goes against county, Osage gun range
On Sept. 5, the Minnesota Court of Appeals for the second time reversed a Becker County Board decision to allow a conditional use permit that would enable the Osage Sportsman's Club to expand their shooting range. The permit was limited to a request to "clear timber in a Shore Impact...
September 21, 2017 - 10:41am
September 20, 2017
Lesson from a missing girl: never give up hope
Grateful prayers of relief swept through Douglas County Tuesday afternoon when news broke that a 15-year-old Alexandria girl who was missing for 29 days was found — alive, safe and reunited with her family. All too often, such cases end in tragedy. In fact, Alexandria Police...
September 20, 2017 - 10:35am
Most Americans are hungry for bipartisanship
When I talk to people about Congress and Washington in general, I'm impressed by their hunger for bipartisanship. Americans of all stripes want...
September 20, 2017 - 10:23am
The trauma of downsizing
I reported to you earlier that Eartha and I are in the process of making a move. A downsizing move. Reducing our footprint, as it were. We're...
September 20, 2017 - 10:00am
September 15, 2017
It all started with an apple
It all started with an apple. But, it wasn't in the Garden of Eden. No, it started under a State Fair apple tree in our yard. The tree is loaded with big beautiful red apples — more than ever before. But wasps have discovered the apples and have burrowed into the fruit, hollowing...
September 15, 2017 - 7:00am
September 13, 2017
Letter: Brain injury survivor provides bike helmets for kids
I would like to thank the people and businesses of Detroit Lakes for their generosity when I was in town fundraising for my "Helmets for Kids" program recently. The response was overwhelming. As a brain injury survivor and five-time cross-country bicyclist, I formed Helmets for Kids....
September 13, 2017 - 12:17pm
September 8, 2017
Marine recruit supports Tobacco 21 in DL
As A Marine Corps recruit and someone who has smoked for two years (starting when I was 16), I absolutely support raising the tobacco age to 21. I guarantee it would lower the number of high school smokers. I graduated this year and didn't turn 18 until after school was over, and...
September 8, 2017 - 11:00am
Warm up with roasted eggplant and garlic soup
Eggplant is often overlooked in favor of more traditional vegetables, but this dark purple beauty is one of our favorite vegetables, and it's...
September 8, 2017 - 9:00am
September 6, 2017
This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke
There is so much back and forth over whether or not the smoking age should be raised to 21, as city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham contemplate the move. There are some legitimate arguments on both sides, but it does get a little tiring to hear people argue that, "If...
September 6, 2017 - 4:29pm