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Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee donates 36k to DL Boys & Girls Club
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
Former Minn. assistant principal plans guilty pleas to charges related to explicit childrens' images
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
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Area pro and college sports briefs
DL Whalers capture squirt hockey title in Fargo
Raiders push win streak to three games
Laker volleyball runners-up at Hawley Invite
Girls soccer picks up sixth win in eight games
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
Column: The very first school in Becker County
3 pumpkin-themed recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth
friends & neighbors
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
MN gas prices up slightly over last week
Essentia Health Welcomes General Surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Fargo photographer exhibiting his work at Trinity Lutheran this month
NYM Cultural Center to host fiber arts classes Sept. 22-23
Eagles tribute show to open new season at the Holmes
'Sulfer Springs' is a can't miss read for Krueger mystery fans
Lakes Area Chorale headed for New York City: Picnic, info meeting on joining local community choir set for Sunday
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Alton O. Haugen
Leo L. Rabideaux
Eva Della Fritz
Anna Mae Nelson
It all started with an apple
Letter: Brain injury survivor provides bike helmets for kids
Marine recruit supports Tobacco 21 in DL
Warm up with roasted eggplant and garlic soup
This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
Time for cooler-weather boat maintenance
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
pine to palm
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
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
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
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Memorial Day 2017, out of all days, is a day that we can put aside our differences and take time to honor of those who lost their lives while serving our country. It was on May 5, 1868, three years after the Civil War ended, that the head of the Grand Army of the Republic established...
May 24, 2017 - 10:15am
May 17, 2017
Minnesota doctors say Republican health plan is a bad deal for patients and a bad deal for Minnesota
The Minnesota Medical Association, which represents 10,000 physicians, residents, fellows and medical students in Minnesota, is saddened by the vote that took place in the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this month regarding the future of healthcare in America. We have long-supported...
May 17, 2017 - 10:49am
Letter: Kudos to Detroit Lakes for replacing mailbox
Thanks to the City of Detroit Lakes for replacing our mailbox struck by a city snowplow last winter. It's a great example of our "civilized" Minnesota community.—Karen Hustad, Detroit Lakes
May 17, 2017 - 10:48am