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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
January 14, 2017
Letter: DL City Council's eyes were bigger than our wallets.
In the City of Detroit Lakes, at just 10 days into the new year, the alarm bell of overspending had already been sounded. At Tuesday night's City Council committee meetings, there was talk of needing to increase property taxes by 9 percent "if we don't do anything Else." That warning...
January 14, 2017 - 5:00am
January 12, 2017
Letter: The DFL needs to get back in touch with farmers, blue collar workers
Scary. With the election over and a chance to view the future based on cabinet choices and the Republican majority agenda ready to launch, any hope of unifying the country in pursuit of the general welfare has disappeared. With exception of the secretary of defense, every cabinet...
January 12, 2017 - 9:00am
January 8, 2017
Letter: Here's how governor's bonding bill is good for Minnesota
Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed a $1.5 billion bonding bill. The state Legislature was supposed to pass a similar bonding bill last year. They failed. This bonding bill represents a win-win-win for the state of Minnesota. Here's how: 1. Creation of an estimated 23,000 good paying jobs....
January 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 29, 2016
Letter: Thanks for braving the freezing cold to salute veterans
On Dec. 14, with temperatures below zero, volunteers with the assistance of City of Detroit Lakes employees honored those who serve and sacrifice for our nation. In ceremonies at Veterans Park and the Grand Army of the Republic, as well as a wreath placement at the Grand Army of the...
December 29, 2016 - 10:00am
December 22, 2016
Letter: 'Thank you' for editorial on volunteer firefighters
Thank you for your excellent editorial on the lack of investment being made in Minnesota's firefighters. A recent national survey of spending by state shows that Minnesota invests 47th in the nation on its firefighters, despite our rank as the 21st largest state by population. The...
December 22, 2016 - 6:00am
December 10, 2016
Letter: Why does Trump spend so much time demonizing the working press?
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has received more than 2.5 million votes than Republican candidate Donald Trump. Usually in a democracy the person who receives the most votes wins the election. Is it time to get rid of the Electoral College? And why does Donald Trump...
December 10, 2016 - 3:00pm
Letter: Americans are right to worry about insurance quality
Of all their concerns about healthcare, Americans are most worried about whether they can afford their insurance. That's the key finding from a new Morning Consult survey of over 20,000 people. It's easy to see why Americans are so anxious. Premiums are set to rise sharply next year....
December 10, 2016 - 12:00pm
December 8, 2016
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Today is the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Fifteen years ago I had the opportunity to spend the week prior to the 60th Anniversary attending an oral history put together by Daniel Martinez, who was the Historian for the National Park Service in Pearl Harbor. For...
December 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 23, 2016
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
One thing is certain following this election cycle. Conventional strategies and candidates need get in tune with this rapidly changing world. Trump on the Republican side and Sanders on the Democrat side created excitement that brought millions of people to the polls with a simple...
November 23, 2016 - 10:46am
November 19, 2016
Letter: What? Rioting because you lost? Are you joking?
What have our young people become? It's unbelievable think that these young people from high school and college are in the streets rioting because they lost! They are setting fire to and breaking other people's property. Did their mommy and daddy's not tell them it's not okay to destroy...
November 19, 2016 - 6:16am
November 16, 2016
Opinion: Donald Trump--What Americans can do
Donald Trump is our next president of the United States. It's amazing what Americans can do.
November 16, 2016 - 8:48am
Letter: Newspaper coverage is biased
If one was to look at the headlines on this paper you probably wouldn't have even realized that there had been a presidential election the day before.
November 16, 2016 - 8:46am
November 11, 2016
Letter: Good news on teen smoking, bad news on vaping
Have you seen the results of the 2016 Minnesota Student Survey? I was ecstatic to learn that the smoking rate among teenagers is falling to record low levels, with only 8.4 percent of 11th graders, and 4.3 percent of 9th graders reporting they had smoked cigarettes in the past 30...
November 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
Letter: Proposed diversion project doesn't meet Minnesota standards, but let's explore other options
There's been a lot of discussion and misunderstanding since the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources denied a state permit for the proposed...
November 11, 2016 - 12:47pm
Letter: Holmes show on U.S. presidents was a hit with kids
On Wednesday, we had 1,200-plus students at the Historic Holmes Theatre for a show called "Rock the Presidents." The premise of the show is to share the history of our nation and tell both serious and unique stories about the various presidents—from which president shaped the...
November 11, 2016 - 12:44pm