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Smith leads by three after second round of 75th Women’s Amateur
Wounded Warriors Project to Try Sled Hockey
DL Babe Ruth baseball qualifies for State
17th annual Memorial Shorty wrestling camp July 31-Aug. 2
Duluth native Ham appears headed for larger role with Vikings
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver's seat
Recent storms spark memories of past tornadoes
Find strength, serenity this summer: Local yoga studios offer wide range of classes
Here comes the sun: Tips for summer skincare
Friends & Neighbors
Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Save on your summer road trip adventure
Minnesota Lottery continues to be recognized for its accounting and financial reporting
'Acting small, delivering big': Minnesota business makes name for itself in competitive automation industry
BBB, DLI warn against insurance deductible rebates
Friendship Day is July 30
Here's a sneak peek at some of the music coming to F-M area this fall
29 movies that scream summer
'Hardcore Troubadour' Steve Earle comes to Shooting Star this Friday
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
Jamie Kay Anderson
Jon Hall Christensen
Charles F. Willette
Emily K. Gravalin
Tribune editorial: An epidemic of drug overdoses
McFeely: Otter Tail County delays decision on Star Lake Casino
Lynn Hummel column: What if Moses had 10 more commandments?
Letter: City needs to give veteran, landlord a break
Letter: DL should show compassion towards landlord, veteran
Brad Laabs column: Weeds can be an angler's best friend
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
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
November 23, 2016
Guest Editorial: Trump should not pursue Clinton
History has been kind to President Gerald Ford's pardon of President Richard Nixon, which happened only a month after Nixon resigned from the presidency. That was not true at the time—1974. Nor was it true two years later, when the the pardon played a big role in Ford's losing...
November 23, 2016 - 10:43am
November 16, 2016
We didn't have Trump on our cover, you want to know why?
If one were to listen to the barrage of phone calls and emails this newspaper has received over the last week, it would be appear as if we are in cahoots with the Democratic Party and are just finally being outed by the angry, betrayed public who at last has caught onto our political...
November 16, 2016 - 8:50am
November 11, 2016
Editorial: One presidential election is all it takes to lose our minds?
Since Tuesday's election, it appears people are losing their minds. Anti-Trump protesters are rioting in the streets in a way never seen before following a presidential election; there are reports of white children and teenagers tormenting minorities with racial slurs in schools in...
November 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 4, 2016
Letter: Veteran takes issue with letter from naval officer attacking Hillary Clinton
I have a few simple questions for Commander William M. Blasczyk USN (Ret.) regarding his screed (Hillary Clinton unfit to lead) published Nov. 2 in the DL Tribune. Citing his Olympian status as a "Naval Officer" with a gosh gee whiz Top Secret clearance and classification authority,...
November 4, 2016 - 1:02pm
October 15, 2016
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Let's not mince words: Minnesota's 2016 legislative session was, by and large, a massive failure. Political posturing led to the demise of the transportation bill and bonding bill, while a typo that would have cost the state $100 million compelled Gov. Dayton to veto an otherwise...
October 15, 2016 - 12:32pm
October 10, 2016
Against Trump: A very rare editorial from the Atlantic Monthly
We are impressed by many of the qualities of Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party's nominee for president, even as we are exasperated by others, but we are mainly concerned with the Republican Party's nominee, Donald J. Trump, who might be the most ostentatiously unqualified major-party...
October 10, 2016 - 5:00am
October 8, 2016
Legal abortion cannot be morally defended---are we thinking this tragedy through?
Multiple surveys across the nation in recent years indicate that citizen support for totally unrestricted access to unlimited abortion rights is very limited and far from being a noteworthy percentage of survey respondents. Yet, the Democratic Party presidential candidate continues...
October 8, 2016 - 9:56am
Nobody wins? A sobering look beyond the election
We have to be able to disagree in this country without tearing into and trying to destroy the opposition. The politics of demonization that characterizes this election will make it very hard for whoever wins office to govern well. This campaign year has been full of twists and turns....
October 8, 2016 - 8:31am
October 5, 2016
An open letter to the fearmonger who crashed our DL event
Perhaps you misunderstand us, Mr. Usama Dakdok, so let's get things clear. When you stood up and spewed hate speech at our local "Meet Your Muslim...
October 5, 2016 - 12:01pm
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
September 28, 2016
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
It was one of those moments that, as a parent, puts a pit in your stomach and a lump in your throat. On Saturday three of my children and I road tripped from Detroit Lakes to Fergus Falls to watch my oldest daughter in a swim meet. If you haven't been to the Fergus Falls High School,...
September 28, 2016 - 8:45am
September 14, 2016
Drive slowly: school's in session
No doubt you’ve already noticed: the streets are more congested during the morning rush to work and the afternoon drive home; yellow buses everywhere; and kids galore, on bikes, on foot, and sometimes darting out from between parked cars. Schools have reopened. Classes are back...
September 14, 2016 - 9:38am
September 10, 2016
Editorial: Practice patience on Hwy 34
Highway 34 east of Detroit Lakes is a big hangout these days - not necessarily popular, but populated. Road construction just outside of Detroit Lakes recently has been a source of tension for many drivers, as traffic has been reduced to one lane in some spots. We know what that means...
September 10, 2016 - 5:00am
Does social media affect democracy views?
Does the ubiquity of information available through social media really help citizens understand complex issues, weigh competing arguments, and reach discriminating judgments about politics? I've been involved in politics for the better part of a lifetime, and have spoken at a lot...
September 10, 2016 - 5:00am
August 31, 2016
We are all broken but God is GREATER in our brokenness
I'm not brave. And then I was. I was so weak. But there was God's grace. It was a fight. Tears, yelling, running, stillness, laughing, vomit, fear, waiting, hoping .... All of it was a part of the fight. It was messy. I don't like messy and then I was weak and I don't like being weak....
August 31, 2016 - 11:59am