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Summer blood drive helps save lives
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Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Foster 29th at NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
Titans end Raiders’ baseball season
Prowler pitching stymies Detroit Lakes
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Dale Wayne Fagerlie
Marcella O. Jernberg
Florence I. Gilbertson
Neil L. Edwards
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
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
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Memorial Day is about remembering—so let's remember this fact: U.S. military members and veterans are killing themselves at a faster rate than ISIS or the Taliban are killing them. This isn't the same old song and dance—this is still the case right now at this very moment....
6 hours 37 min ago
May 17, 2017
Guest Editorial: Positive changes for school lunches
The recent announcement of U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue's rollback of school lunch regulations relating to whole grains, sodium and dairy drew much attention. We applaud Perdue's quick action to give more flexibility back to states and local school districts to find the best solutions...
May 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2017
Let's just admit it, kids can be a tad...lazy: Day of Caring is even better for them than it is for others
It isn't easy raising selfless kids these days. The world is being set up to make everything in life less tasking and instantly gratifying. We, as adults, have created this world for our kids (and this is generally speaking) where we too often give them so much without requiring that...
May 11, 2017 - 9:28am
April 18, 2017
Guest Editorial: Cabin owners squeezed by costs; lakes at risk
New information about those who own lake homes should set off some alarm bells. They're getting older. They don't have as much money as they once did. And pressed with mounting medical bills, rising health insurance costs and other expenses, their ability to maintain their lake properties...
April 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 9, 2017
Finding school solutions isn't all that easy, is it?
It was good to see a decent crowd at Tuesday night's community meeting held by the Detroit Lakes School District. The meeting was a chance for DL residents to show up and have a say on what they think the district should do about its critical space issues at the schools, and the people...
April 9, 2017 - 1:00pm
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 16, 2017
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
The amount of time it takes to look down at our phones - that is how quickly our lives can change forever or even end. Sadly, we were again reminded of this yesterday (Tuesday) when a driver on Richwood Road north of Detroit Lakes was seen on his phone one minute, and rolling into...
March 16, 2017 - 9:21am
March 13, 2017
Sailing a course to Real ID, it must happen
You can find Scylla and Charybdis in the Strait of Messina, the two-mile-wide gap between Italy and the island of Sicily. That's where, since ancient times, sailors have used great caution when navigating between the rocks of Scylla on one side and the whirlpools of Charybdis on the...
March 13, 2017 - 11:00am
February 24, 2017
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 54,400 journalists in the United States right now. One can imagine then, how incredibly hard it is to get all of us together to decide which way to lean politically and to create a unified agenda to push. Oh boy, it can be difficult...
February 24, 2017 - 9:00am
February 16, 2017
Tribune Editorial: Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
With the USDA's recent decision to take down Animal Welfare Act inspection reports, it is time to show the puppy mill industry that without transparency, the public will not buy into their business. Surely there are large-scale commercial dog breeding facilities that are top notch...
February 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 12, 2017
Tribune editorial: We never want to hide the news
Some things are better left unsaid, this is true. Being a part of the news media, this newspaper is often put in debatable situations with regards to what we should print and what we should not. Sometimes we are privy to more information than we share but choose to keep it that way...
February 12, 2017 - 8:00am
February 10, 2017
Political posts are annoying, but they should continue
There appears to be two types of people in this country right now - those who continue to use social media as a platform for their own personal, political beliefs and those who wish the first group would just shut up. But here's the thing - as annoying and exhausting as political...
February 10, 2017 - 9:00am
February 3, 2017
Guest Editorial: Don't get tripped up this tax season
How much progress have you made on your 2017 taxes? More importantly, if you're not filing the return yourself, how trustworthy is your tax preparer? The IRS began accepting tax returns on Jan. 23 and is expecting more than 153 million individual tax returns will be filed. The Better...
February 3, 2017 - 8:00am
January 26, 2017
Guest Editorial: Don't fall for Trump's rant against media
Richard Nixon may be the only president who despised the media as much as President Donald Trump. Nixon kept so-called "enemy lists" of reporters he disliked. He banned certain reporters from the White House. When the Washington Post pushed its investigation of Watergate, Nixon told...
January 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 22, 2017
Franken shows he's the real deal at cabinet confirmation hearings
Senator Al Franken of Minnesota, a former comedian, has been proving to his constituents since 2009 that his election to the post is not a joke and that he is, indeed, the real deal. This week he did it again. His grilling of Betsy DeVos during her confirmation hearing for Secretary...
January 22, 2017 - 10:00am