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Small delights; Duluth man perfects the art of bonsai trees
Minnesota firefighter responding to fatal car crash discovers that 16-year-old victim is his son
Highway 34 culvert replacement set for Oct. 24
Woman seriously hurt in rollover in Otter Tail County
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
October 19, 2016
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
I understand why Donald Trump is bringing up Bill Clinton's past indiscretions—but I don't understand how Trump can relate it to Hillary or how it could possibly reflect on her character. I admire her for staying with her husband and keeping her family together. Forgiveness...
October 19, 2016 - 8:28am
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