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Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
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
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Richard M. Gordon
Patrick Dwayne Buckanaga Sr.
Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
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
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
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
December 15, 2016
When it comes to making prescriptions more affordable, we could have an ally in the president-elect.
A few months ago, from the campaign trail, President-elect Donald Trump said, "We are not allowed to negotiate drug prices. Can you believe it?" Unfortunately, I can. It's one of the reasons that prescription drug prices are skyrocketing. It's one of the reasons that the cost of EpiPen...
December 15, 2016 - 8:00am
December 8, 2016
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
The Department of Transportation fined airlines $4.5 million in 2016 for infractions ranging from lengthy tarmac delays to failing to compensate passengers for lost luggage, almost double last year's amount and the highest since 2013.
December 8, 2016 - 10:30am
December 3, 2016
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
I want to say thank you to our school district staff for attending the annual Teacher Appreciation Tea put on by our local American Legion Auxiliary. There were 119 teachers, retired teachers and support personnel that attended. That was an all-time high since detailed records began...
December 3, 2016 - 12:00pm
December 2, 2016
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Cooperation between the President and Congress should be far more assured than in the last six years. But the commitments and promises made during the campaign will be very hard to carry out. As hard as the campaign might have been and the transition is proving to be, Donald Trump's...
December 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 1, 2016
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
I am sure you realize that your recent "article" about the unfortunate legal challenges to the Osage Sportsman's Club should have been published as an editorial-opinion piece and is not news. In additional to publishing numerous inaccuracies (which I've attempted to correct in this...
December 1, 2016 - 11:00am
November 10, 2016
Keeping our promises to veterans
Each year on Veterans Day, I think about the military men and women I had the honor to meet when I took part in several overseas USO tours before I became a U.S. senator. Those tours not only gave me the chance to help entertain our troops stationed in places like Iraq, Kuwait, and...
November 10, 2016 - 9:12am
September 30, 2016
Klobuchar concerned about ongoing Legionnaires' Disease in Minnesota
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has urged the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to take additional steps to respond to outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease in Minnesota and nationwide. More than 60 people in Minnesota have been sickened this year. In the United States, approximately...
September 30, 2016 - 8:00pm
How to survive a crash with a power pole
Power poles don't seem like an enticing topic for an editorial, but if this information saves a life it is well worth the space. According to the National Safety Council, one in 113 people die in a motor vehicle accident. If the driver or passengers survive the accident, the risk...
September 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
September 24, 2016
Stop the lies against Eken
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%. In fact, there was no...
September 24, 2016 - 2:41pm
September 21, 2016
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Here's an idea drawn from two news stories. News Story 1, published Sunday in the St. Paul Pioneer Press: Grand Forks mall staff express sadness, talk security in wake of St. Cloud attack "In the wake of Saturday's attack at Crossroads Mall in St. Cloud, in which nine people were...
September 21, 2016 - 9:06am
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Agriculture practices seem to be blamed and sensationalized in many ways. Headlines in a newspaper screaming that biofuels could be the reason for bee declines is not a fair observation while giving the non-agricultural segment of our area an unrealistic picture of farmers and ranchers....
September 21, 2016 - 8:53am
September 14, 2016
New $90 million for bomb removal in Laos shows how war costs keep adding up
President Obama said recently the United States will spend $90 million over the next three years to clear unexploded bombs dropped on Laos during the Vietnam War. A decade ago we began spending $2.5 million a year to $15 million this year. During the Vietnam War, America spent nine...
September 14, 2016 - 9:43am
August 13, 2016
It's here: The coming workforce squeeze
For some parts of the state, it’s already here and has been since before the last recession. For other areas, the full effect is yet to come, but it’s expected, according to the Minnesota State Demographic Center. It’s the coming workforce squeeze. It’s a demographic phenomenon...
August 13, 2016 - 2:45pm
July 24, 2016
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
The Fighting Sioux nickname controversy was one of the most contentious in North Dakota history. It boiled for decades. It still simmers today, judging by the turmoil and argument over UND’s new Fighting Hawks logo. So, why would a state agency get anywhere near that pot of scalding...
July 24, 2016 - 5:10am
July 9, 2016
Watch out for ‘push-polls’ masquerading as actual political opinion polls
All those friendly politicians in your Fourth of July parade should have tipped you off: It’s election season. Yes, yes, Election Day is still four months off, but Minnesota’s primary election — to narrow the fields of candidates in county board and state legislative races —...
July 9, 2016 - 5:35am