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Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo for law enforcement announcement, discuss drug crisis
Sharp “best boxer” in Proctor
Herzog medalist, Laker girls win at The Meadows
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
DL softball splits with Patriots
Laker baseball swept at Pequot Lakes
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
Harriet E. Anderson
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
November 11, 2017
Thanks to all veterans for serving America
On this Veterans Day let us reflect on the words of former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell in his 1989 speech at Arlington National Cemetery. The nation owes a great debt to its veterans, whose service to the nation spans every decade, every year, every day of our country's...
November 11, 2017 - 7:00am
November 7, 2017
Letter: Legion campers are good neighbors
My first response to this (Legion Campground) proposal was shock.Then I was offended.I take great offense to the statement about making the area more of a neighborhood. We are so much more than a neighborhood. We are a community within the city of Detroit Lakes in our own right. We...
November 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
November 3, 2017
Letter: Work together to fix the Affordable Care Act
It's about time for someone to take a politically incorrect stand and support the Affordable Care Act. I am going to use the correct name rather than ObamaCare, so we can talk about facts rather than political rhetoric and opinions. The ACA is wonderful legislation that was well thought...
November 3, 2017 - 11:00am
Letter: Trump needs to 'shape up or ship out'
It shows what "a little man" President Donald Trump is when he calls Bob Corker this name ("Liddle Bob Corker"). He is acting like the bully he is. He won the election because of all the media attention he got by putting down the other candidates with his disparaging remarks. He continues...
November 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Letter: Don't mix syringes and recyclables
Excellent article! ("Cops say 'drop it' in the unwanted meds box," Oct. 25 Tribune). I can't think of anything to add about medications (I helped set up the statewide collection system). It is great that citizens also have year-round options in your area! Kudos to law enforcement...
November 3, 2017 - 9:00am
October 13, 2017
Letter: Fox is guarding henhouse at EPA
I know that my scientific credentials are not such that I can sustain arguments on this subject, but common sense dictates that one does not let the fox supervise the henhouse. Federal Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has been at war with the concept of the...
October 13, 2017 - 6:00pm
DL School Board member apologizes to preschool teachers
In your recent article entitled "Interventions about: DL school district has low kindergarten readiness percentage, works on interventions to improve" I am quoted as saying "How could they go to preschool and not know which way a book opens?" How to open a book is just one of the...
October 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
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
September 6, 2017
Letter: Buy organic potatoes
Last Saturday, I was outside enjoying the beautiful day when it was interrupted by the all too familiar sound of a helicopter spraying the nearby potato fields with chemicals that drift on to people and property. At this point I, like others, had to make the decision to breath shallow...
September 6, 2017 - 2:47pm
August 31, 2017
Letter: 'May a thousand elephants poo in your yard'
As the owner of two dogs, I would like to express my amazement with a fellow dog owner in my former neighborhood. You see, I recently bought...
August 31, 2017 - 10:42am
August 30, 2017
Letter: A thousands thanks for Laker Open fundraiser
Thank you, thank you, thank you on behalf of Jeff Leighton (Leighton Broadcasting), Michelle and myself (Team Lab) we would like to say thank you all again for a very successful Laker Open. Because of all of you, an estimated $35,000 was raised for Laker Athletics.
August 30, 2017 - 2:02pm
August 17, 2017
Letter: DL nurse supports Tobacco 21 initiative
I am 43, a registered nurse and mother of three kids ages 24, 21 and 14. Both my 24- and 21-year-old unfortunately smoke cigarettes. They started in high school. I have talked repeatedly to them about the harmful effects of smoking. They say now that they are hooked, it is just too...
August 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 16, 2017
Letter: Charlottesville and Trump's true colors
The recent bloodbath in Virginia exposed the battle lines being drawn in the country and particularly in the ranks of the Republicans. Several principals in that party had a critical reaction concerning Trump's original remarks. The lack of any condemnation of the KKK and White Supremacists...
August 16, 2017 - 3:03pm
June 26, 2017
Letter: Veteran supports raising tobacco age
I had to write because I was pretty upset after reading a local vape-shop owner wrap in her self-serving argument against raising the tobacco age to 21 in a patriotic veneer. (Letter to the editor from Jen Hoban, June 4) I am a veteran. I served during the Vietnam war back when we...
June 26, 2017 - 8:00am
June 23, 2017
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
I am reaching out to you today on behalf of the millions of patients with celiac disease, non-celiac wheat-gluten sensitivity, and other autoimmune diseases. I am deeply concerned about the possible removal of key protections in current law that guarantee access to comprehensive and...
June 23, 2017 - 12:47pm