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Wadena woman gets nearly 5 years for selling meth
DL man charged with felony check forgery
AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big
Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Thompson, Olds advance to Big Bear semifinals
Panthers own second half against DL to stay perfect in the Mid-State
Unbeaten Patriots hand Laker boys second Mid-State loss
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Cardinals pull away from DL in second half
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Blanch A. Olson
Lynn Hummel Column: Four blank walls
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
December 15, 2017
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Recently, President Trump had Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke review our national monuments. They decided that we could decrease the size of Bear's Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante monuments without endangering the vital parts of these two monuments. The Grand Staircase came into...
December 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 10, 2017
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
What does "Take another look at Trump" suppose to mean? I voted for Trump without a second thought and am happy every time he speaks. He makes me feel like someone is in charge. He stands up for and loves this country. Since the election, I have had to tolerate my crazy brother-in-law...
December 10, 2017 - 9:00am
December 6, 2017
How about these locations for a new DL school?
It's the most wonderful time of the year. The time when members of the Detroit Lakes Community, whether current residents or past-and-hopefully future residents, discuss the need for more space for children within the school district. At this point in the conversation, it seems that...
December 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 3, 2017
Letter: Forget tax plan, we need infrastructure improvements
In this normally cheerful, joyous season, a pall of gloom has settled in on those of us who take heed of daily events nationally and around the world. For others who choose to rely on predetermined views based on their life's history or their favorite news outlet and don't even bother...
December 3, 2017 - 10:00am
December 1, 2017
Letter: Place your hand over your heart for National Anthem
I believe in respecting the National Anthem by placing your hand over your heart or saluting as the military does. This is not the case with about 80 percent of our population (my estimate) when the flag and our National Anthem is played before football games. Just watch the crowd...
December 1, 2017 - 10:30am
Letter: Responding to 'tax cuts for the rich'
Now that the Republicans have more political clout, the Democrats are suddenly very concerned about the deficit. The new proposed tax cuts are expected to add $150 billion a year (to the deficit) or $1.5 trillion in 10 years. That sounds like a lot until we learned recently that one...
December 1, 2017 - 8:00am
November 26, 2017
Letter: Some reasons to take a second look at President Trump
In response to the letter headlined Why I support President Trump, I must say that there may be some "alternative" facts at work. First, this claim. "He was not a career politician so his decisions are not made because of financial influence." While it's true that he is not a career...
November 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 24, 2017
Letter: Tax cuts for rich will be paid for by rest of us
The information in this letter comes from Bob Bryan's Nov. 15 article in "Business Insider." The Republicans' Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is expected to add $1.5 trillion to the federal deficit over 10 years. These deficits cause the Senate's Statutory Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) rules to come...
November 24, 2017 - 7:00am
November 22, 2017
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Contrary to most people on the left, I think Trump is a good choice for president. He was not a career politician so his decisions are not made because of financial influence. He doesn't owe any political group anything—in fact, he doesn't even take a wage from the government,...
November 22, 2017 - 9:00am
November 21, 2017
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
Here's a message that every parent should know. It could save the life of their baby. It's the ABCs of safe sleep for infants: • ALONE: Infants should always sleep or nap alone. • BACK: Always put a baby on his or her back to sleep or nap. • CRIB: Babies should always sleep...
November 21, 2017 - 8:00am
November 17, 2017
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
This is farm country! Big farm country. Farming is an important business here! But all is not well in farming. Corn and soybean production is exceeding demand. Farm profits continue to be vulnerable. While the politics of the Farm Bill are focused on production and market factors,...
November 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
As written, the Senate tax cut proposal " blows a massive hole in the debt" said Maya MacGuineas, president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. In fact both of the tax cut plans, by the House and the Senate, contain nearly $1.5 trillion in red ink in the...
November 17, 2017 - 10:00am
November 13, 2017
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
The recent controversy over kneeling while the national anthem was playing before an NFL football game brings the whole focus of "symbolism" over "patriotism" in question. The flag is a symbol representing the values attributed to the "Republic for which it stands."
November 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
Letter: Election brought many 'firsts' to America
Wednesday, we learned of so many firsts across this country, firsts that give me hope that we, the people, have a greater understanding of what it means to be an American. A New York cab driver told me a few weeks ago that, "this was not the America he immigrated to 30 years ago."...
November 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Tax cuts--the winners and losers
The Republican tax plan has been reported. People are analyzing the plan. The following analysis comes from Heather Long of the Washington Post. First, she comments on the big winners. Big corporations would be the biggest beneficiaries. The bill would cut the top corporate rate from...
November 13, 2017 - 11:00am