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It's go-time at MANNA: Local food co-op opens after two years of work
Show your Laker Pride!
Ponsford man sentenced for using stolen credit card
Happy hundredth! Graystone Plaza celebrates centennial with tours, history, and a barbershop quartet
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Lakers throttle Park Rapids for first victory
Dehler and Priem win at Maple Hills
Peterson runner-up at Bagley; LP-A finishes fourth
Titans, Bombers to clash in 9-man battle at Ulen
John Otto to be honored for 50 years with Ulen football
Knowing when, and how much, to step in
Learning the lingo of Social Security can help with your retirement planning
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
friends & neighbors
Daggett Truck Line honors trucker for 'superb' driving
Cost Share Program makes organic certification more affordable, rebates available
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
Farm to table: What's in season?
'Two slightly clueless 19 year olds camping...what could go wrong?'
Renowned musician Annie Humphrey comes to New York Mills Saturday
Maplewood State Park ready to host Leaf Days celebration
Fall into autumn this Friday
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Robert "Bobby" Wayne Arnold
Ronald F. Williams Sr.
Robert Wayne Arnold
Marlene A. Collins
D.L. Energize to campaign against aldermen who voted against Tobacco 21
Letter: Otto created lifelong impact on his students
Letter: Collin Peterson foe is 'heartless' Republican
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Like U.S., Canada has issues with healthcare, but the solution is not to dismantle universal care
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Grizzlies have come back from the brink
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
March 4, 2017
Letter: DL sales tax plans call for an informed public
Just when a person experiences a moment to exhale, another issue arises. Our city is filled with good, busy, involved people who work hard on behalf of personal and community growth and improvement. Our home is in the Long Lake area yet we enjoy the variety of year-round activities,...
March 4, 2017 - 10:00am
March 2, 2017
Letter: Trump is going way off track
"Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty"—Wendell Phillips The following is a quote from a speech at the Cooper Institute in 1863: "The whole world is witness to the fact how often a zeal which begins as the purest of intentions ends in absolute moral blindness." This speech...
March 2, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 1, 2017
Letter: Are we on path to burning books, breaking glass?
In 1975, while stationed with the Berlin Brigade, my company toured a portion of what was then East Berlin. A point of interest was the unmarked intersection where the infamous "Burning of the Books" took place in May of 1933. The 'Night of Broken Glass' occurred in 1938. Both of...
March 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 25, 2017
Letter: Trump is my president
I find it interesting on how the Liberals are stating facts about Trump that they get from CNN and make it sound like they were in a WH briefing. I can state some facts. I had (5) TRUMP signs stolen by Hillary babies that trespassed on my property, but they took the HIGH road! They...
February 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Is Detroit Lakes in dire fiscal straits? The city just tried to ram through a brand new, never before discussed in any regular City Council meeting, sales tax resolution. Did you hear any of the City Council incumbents or the mayor talking about our finances being in dire straits...
February 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 24, 2017
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Becker County's elected officials are preparing to build a new jail that will cost taxpayers around $16 million. But who is going to build it? Are we going to let cut-rate contractors from North Dakota or elsewhere come in and build our jail? I sure hope not.
February 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 22, 2017
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's surprise, abrupt removal from its website of all inspection reports and information about laboratories, circuses, roadside zoos, and other facilities that confine animals and use them for their own gain is a shameful attempt to keep the public...
February 22, 2017 - 12:02pm
February 20, 2017
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Have an opinion to share with the community? We don't care if you are right, left, or right down the middle politically. We welcome all letters, and we print virtually all the local letters to the editor we receive, as long as they meet long-established criteria. Letters must be signed...
February 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 16, 2017
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
In Walter Cronkite's preface to the 1984 edition of George Orwell's novel "1984," he wrote "Since '1984' was published in 1949, we've met Big Brother in Hitler, Stalin and Khomeini...Every time a political leader expects or demands that we believe the absurd, we experience that mental...
February 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 14, 2017
Letter: Is the president ignorant or deliberately dishonest?
Consider the following data from the FBI, which gathers statistics every year from police departments around the country. In 1980, the murder rate per 100,000 residents was 10.2. In 1996, it was 7.4. In 2006, it was 6.1. In 2013, it was 4.6. In 2014, it was 4.4. In 2015, it was 4.9....
February 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 13, 2017
Letter: All, including animals, deserve protection from abuse
All animals are creatures of God, like humans are. In my opinion the removal of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's online database documenting with oversight on any animal abuse IS INHUMANE and UNACCEPTABLE, as is the dismissal of any other Just Law of Protection and Rights. How...
February 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea--don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
You'd never realize from that Detroit Lakes Tribune's promotional piece about the Star Lake Casino that the South Arm of Star Lake is a big slough. A swamp. A wetland. A marsh. Sorry, all you developers who were meant to get all excited, there's no magic wand that will turn mud bottoms...
February 13, 2017 - 9:23am
February 10, 2017
Billions spent on The Wall should go to schools instead
Instead of spending billions of dollars on The Wall between Mexico and the United States, that they can dig a tunnel under with air conditioning and all, I would like to encourage ALL to ask that that money be used for rebuilding and restoring schools, updating them with computers...
February 10, 2017 - 5:00am
February 8, 2017
Letter: Victimized Once Again
I have worked with individuals with developmental disabilities and adults and children with severe and persistent mental illnesses for over 30 years. I have provided services as a job trainer in our community for 17 of those years. Things have come a long way for this population since...
February 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
February 3, 2017
Letter: The era of Trump--so it begins
This Is How It Begins: Quoting American Sociologist C. Wright Mills (1916 — 1962), "People with advantages are loath to believe that they just happen to be people with advantages. They come readily to define themselves as inherently worthy of what they possess; they come to...
February 3, 2017 - 9:14am