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Hornets advance in sweep of Raiders
This week’s playoff schedule
Vikings take over first place in defensive victory
Richards earns first point for RPI hockey
Tracy state butterfly champ, Lakers 11th at Class A True Team
Accessing Social Security on the go
You may qualify for extra help paying your drug costs
Parrot Heads give $8,000 to Marshmallow Foundation
Holy Rosary announces scholarship winners
friends & neighbors
CenturyLink deploying faster broadband speeds to more than 350,000 customers in the Twin Cities and greater MN
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Gas prices down this week
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Donald R. (Mac) McDowell
Clark L. Hendrickson
Letter: Brokeback on the prairie
Is the First Amendment disgusting?
Editorial: An ice castle in Detroit Lakes? Yes, please!
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Guest Editorial: Technology in cars is causing more crashes
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
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
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
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
June 20, 2017
Letter: Vaping can help people quit smoking
There comes a time in many of our lives when choices are more important than money. Some people choose a specific career because they believe they can make a difference. Teachers, doctors, lawyers, and group home staff are all examples of careers that can make a difference. People...
June 20, 2017 - 10:00am
June 14, 2017
Message to protesters: Trump is president, get over it
After reading the article on the huge hate group in DL of 25 Trump protesters (The purveyors of truth) I felt sad that they didn't have anyone to spend Memorial Day with. They are talking about truth. Have they been in a coma for the last eight years? They want to protect the people....
June 14, 2017 - 2:40pm
June 12, 2017
Detroit Lakes should pass Tobacco 21
In last Sunday's edition (June 4) you printed a "letter to the editor" from Jen Hoban who was not honest about her self-interest as the owner of Masterpiece Vapors. I feel her letter to the editor has a lot of half-truths or outright falsehoods that needs to be rebutted. It was...
June 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 31, 2017
Letter: Oaths support U.S. Constitution, not politicians
In a dictatorship, any oath by civil servants and members of the government would be to a person, the supreme leader. Questioning the supreme leader is not allowed. The free press is not allowed. In the United States, the civil servants and members of the government (such as the Congress,...
May 31, 2017 - 12:25pm
May 24, 2017
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Nationally more than two million people are estimated to be addicted to prescription opioids, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Some turn to the cheaper street-drug heroin that delivers a similar high. Between 2002 and 2015 annual overdose deaths linked to these drugs' use...
May 24, 2017 - 10:15am