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As April snow hits, driver killed in Otter Tail County crash
A platform that's close to the heart: 'Outstanding Teen' talks organ donation at driver's education classes
Shattered innocence: Becker County child abuse cases on the rise
Youth ATV Safety Training set for May 20
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
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Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Area kids place at state free throw competition
Smith Leads Huskers at Big Ten Championships
Little Lakers Boys Basketball summer camp registration
Luecks celebrating 50 years together
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Simons welcome twin daughters
'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear': Listening is important--on both sides of the doctor's exam table
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Friends & Neighbors
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Mathew R. Veronen
Richard M. Gordon
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
October 14, 2016
Republican leader: Soaring MNsure costs putting Minnesota families in a bind
Minnesota is facing a health care crisis. Hundreds of thousands of families will see health insurance costs increase by 50 percent or more next year. Thousands more will lose their plan or access to their doctor through no fault of their own. Greater Minnesota is hit especially hard;...
October 14, 2016 - 5:32pm
October 12, 2016
Kyle Braaten will do a great job on DL City Council
If you are standing in the voting booth on Nov. 8 and flipping a coin on your city council representative, please consider voting for Kyle Braaten. I hardly ever get into politics as a general rule. But, Kyle is just so made for this position that I felt I had to get the word out...
October 12, 2016 - 9:25am
Beyond the campaign signs - giving thought to our support for Hillary
Coming together later in life, forming new friendships and contemplating the future our children and grandchildren will experience, prompted a discussion by several of us about shared values and why those values translate to support for Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign. We...
October 12, 2016 - 9:24am
October 6, 2016
Smear campaign against Eken funded by Twin Cities groups
I am disgusted by the obscene amount of money that is flowing into our area from wealthy Twin Cities interests to fund dishonest attacks against our state senator Kent Eken. Among other false claims, the attacks falsely imply that Eken raised his own pay 35 percent. In fact, there...
October 6, 2016 - 5:52am
October 5, 2016
Marquart under attack from false special interest ads
I'm sure by now you have seen and heard the false and misleading negative ads against Rep. Paul Marquart from the Twin Cities special interests. I have never seen this type of mean politics in a local election like we are experiencing this year. As a longtime resident of Dilworth,...
October 5, 2016 - 8:49am
September 28, 2016
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
We are deeply troubled to announce that Monday night, prior to the presidential debate, a Gustavus College Republican was assaulted while walking on campus due to the Trump apparel she was wearing. College campuses are meant to be places of freedom of speech and diverse opinions without...
September 28, 2016 - 8:46am
September 11, 2016
Letter: Ghosts of Sept. 11, 2001: Take time to honor those heroes who died for us
Have we forgotten the events of 9-11? Time has passed, and this Sunday, September 11th, will mark the 15th anniversary of that tragic day when terrorists attacked our nation. It was on September 11th, 2001, that in one hundred and two minutes. We saw the loss of more citizens than...
September 11, 2016 - 5:00am
September 10, 2016
Remember: If your health insurance future is looking grim--vote Grimsley
Is your health insurance better today than it was eight years ago? If not, a vote for Ben Grimsley in November will be a start to fixing the health insurance mess in Minnesota. Paul Marquart and his friends in St. Paul want to keep the high-priced, high deductible MNsure health insurance...
September 10, 2016 - 5:00am
Ingebrigtsen takes Dayton to task for failure of special session over light rail
I was disappointed to see Governor Dayton once again submit to Senate Democrats by calling a meeting on the Southwest Light Rail project last month. The Southwest Light Rail project has previously failed to pass both the House and the Senate. Not only is the project vastly unpopular...
September 10, 2016 - 5:00am
September 7, 2016
Planned Parenthood is about providing abortion, not about women's health
The number of abortions performed in Minnesota decreased again last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. But one abortionist managed to defy the trend and increase its numbers. Which one? Planned Parenthood. While state abortions have declined 11 percent since 2011,...
September 7, 2016 - 10:29am
Violent crime can happen here
Just because we are a fairly small town doesn't mean we don't have big problems. Just like a sprawling metropolis, we have drug addicts, pedophiles, wife beaters, tax cheaters, drunk drivers, bullies, racists — pick your problem. Recommended for you Yes, on a percentage basis,...
September 7, 2016 - 10:28am
Mourning the loss of the old Shell Lake School: It was ahead of its time
My name is Edith Boos, but when I went to school there, I was Edith Penttinen. I am writing because of the destruction of my former school. Recently I found out the Shell Lake School District 81 was destroyed by the township. I cannot believe the county would give its permission for...
September 7, 2016 - 10:26am
Congress needs to act soon to protect the grid from an electromagnetic pulse
Our nation's power grid is susceptible both to solar events and to terrorist-military attacks. Hundreds of millions of lives could be wiped out by an electromagnetic pulse event—bursts of energy that can be caused by a nuclear detonation or a major solar storm. In 2014 the executive...
September 7, 2016 - 10:22am
September 3, 2016
Dayton holds tax relief hostage by insisting on SW light rail project
Tax relief for Minnesotans is likely not happening this year as Gov. Dayton walked away from special session negotiations earlier this month over his insistence on funding a controversial Twin Cities commuter rail project—Southwest Light Rail (SWLRT). In doing so, the Governor...
September 3, 2016 - 5:00am
Landlords, tenants need to know
Our "thumbs down" in the Aug. 19 issue to landlords who withhold damage deposits generated an insightful response from Mary Jo Thompson of Alexandria. She was a landlord for 40 years in the local area and the Twin Cities before recently retiring. The thumbs down explained the plight...
September 3, 2016 - 5:00am