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'House Hunters' comes to Detroit Lakes
DNR to hold annual trapping season permit meeting for Hubbel Pond Wildlife Management Area Oct. 5
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Trip to Cormorant Sportsman’s Club is all hands-on for the fourth graders of Detroit Lakes
HALL OF HONOR: Raboin enjoying special opportunity in St. Cloud
Detroit Lakes blows out Park Rapids 46-0
HALL OF HONOR: Barrett a versatile leader for three Laker teams
Jackets sweep singles, down Lakers 4-3
Golf: Lunn wins Maple Hills club championship
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Logan completes core curriculum training
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
Who will be the Great American storyteller?
Locals raise a Toast to Tamarac, stomp some grapes at Richwood Winery this weekend
'Star Trek' 50th anniversary: Where the original actors are now
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Michael C. Selck
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Landscape planning can help 'sharpies' thrive
Tricky fishing for next few weeks
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
January 30, 2016
Voters, beware of toxic leaders
Hear that peaceful sound of silence? No residents in an uproar, no mobs with torches crowding into government meetings. No bitterly divided school boards or city councils. That’s the sound of competent local government. Not perfect, but doing well. It’s a nice sound, the sound...
January 30, 2016 - 5:45am
Clean water means small business in Minnesota
More than half of Minnesota’s workforce is employed by the state’s 500,000 small businesses. That’s more than 1.2 million Minnesotans, many of whose livelihoods depend on clean water. From tourism to microbreweries to agriculture, the Land of 10,000 Lakes has as strong a link...
January 30, 2016 - 5:35am
January 29, 2016
Be safe, protect your privacy
With one swipe of your credit card or one click on your computer to order something online, someone can steal your identity. It’s that easy. And that scary when you think about it. There are horror stories of people fighting for years to clear their name after someone has stolen...
January 29, 2016 - 5:10am
January 24, 2016
Clean water is worth the price
Our modern water infrastructure is a miracle that most of us barely even think about. How many times every day do we turn on a faucet, use the water for a hundred different reasons, spill gallons down the drain and never give it a second thought? We take for granted the drinking water,...
January 24, 2016 - 5:25am
January 21, 2016
Get out there: 125 years of state parks
This year marks 125 years, that’s a quasquicentennial, of the Minnesota parks and trails system. Earlier this month, the state kicked off outdoor activities at Fort Snelling State Park, representing all state parks and trials. There will be special activities planned throughout...
January 21, 2016 - 5:00am
January 17, 2016
Memo to airlines: It’s winter
This is not a script for a made-for-TV movie. If it were, it would have been rejected because it is so implausible. Last week, airlines that serve Fargo had to cancel flights and rebook passengers because of a shortage of (wait for it) de-icing fluid. You read that right. A shortage...
January 17, 2016 - 5:10am
January 15, 2016
Random kindness goes a long way
One small, random act of kindness can sure leave a massive, focused impression on someone. Case in point: On Friday, I was walking through Walmart, picking up a couple grocery items I needed to get through the weekend. I was pushing my cart down an aisle when a group of young girls...
January 15, 2016 - 5:10am
January 9, 2016
The world outlook for 2016
For the past 8 years, the Council on Foreign Relations’ Center for Preventative Action has conducted a Preventive Priorities Survey. The annual documents provide U.S. policymakers a list of likely situations that will occur in the upcoming year, and ranks them by potential impact...
January 9, 2016 - 5:30am
A modest gun plan is a start
To no one’s surprise, the reaction by the gun lobby and its lackeys in Congress to Pres. Barack Obama’s sensible and modest gun control proposal was universal condemnation. Led by the gaggle of Republican presidential candidates, the critics trotted out the discredited fears of...
January 9, 2016 - 5:25am
January 8, 2016
AARP says MN best place to retire
According to AARP, Minnesota is the best place in the United States to retire. Clearly they weren’t taking weather and temperatures into consideration. What they were taking into account though were housing, health care and services for our older residents. So according to AARP’s...
January 8, 2016 - 5:20am
January 3, 2016
Ikes take on water quality vs. agriculture
Southern Minnesota especially is seeing the negative effects agriculture is having on water quality. Earlier this year, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced that nearly all rivers and streams in the southwestern farming region were unsafe for swimming and fishing. This...
January 3, 2016 - 5:25am
Politicians have a very tough job
You know who I feel sorry for? Today’s politicians. You’ll laugh at this, but hear me out. This is a very tough time to be a politician — whether running for office or trying to lead while holding office. The women and men who’ve undertaken to represent us face circumstances...
January 3, 2016 - 5:20am
Need a resolution for 2016? Here’s five
We’ll keep it short and sweet. Here are five resolution ideas for the new year: Add fitness to your daily routine. Many resources are spent fighting cancer. Remember, the best way to prevent cancer and several other diseases — though it is no absolute guarantee — is regular...
January 3, 2016 - 5:10am
December 30, 2015
Legislature must make local aid a top priority
Voters are sure to hear a lot about local government aid (LGA) during Minnesota’s next legislative session, which convenes March 8. The Legislature, with a budget surplus of about $2 billion, will be pushed and pulled by many groups fighting for a bigger piece of the pie. In our...
December 30, 2015 - 9:26am
December 27, 2015
Don’t be a victim of a silent killer
With the cold weather setting in, the home heating season is under way and with it, arrives a big danger — carbon monoxide poisoning. Experts with the Minnesota Department of Health say that CO can build up to dangerous concentrations indoors when fuel-burning devices — furnaces,...
December 27, 2015 - 5:25am