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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
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
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
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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
February 10, 2017
Political posts are annoying, but they should continue
There appears to be two types of people in this country right now - those who continue to use social media as a platform for their own personal, political beliefs and those who wish the first group would just shut up. But here's the thing - as annoying and exhausting as political...
February 10, 2017 - 9:00am
November 23, 2016
Guest Editorial: Trump should not pursue Clinton
History has been kind to President Gerald Ford's pardon of President Richard Nixon, which happened only a month after Nixon resigned from the presidency. That was not true at the time—1974. Nor was it true two years later, when the the pardon played a big role in Ford's losing...
November 23, 2016 - 10:43am
November 11, 2016
Editorial: One presidential election is all it takes to lose our minds?
Since Tuesday's election, it appears people are losing their minds. Anti-Trump protesters are rioting in the streets in a way never seen before following a presidential election; there are reports of white children and teenagers tormenting minorities with racial slurs in schools in...
November 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
October 23, 2016
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Minnesotans, who have had to endure all of Donald Trump's fantasies and falsehoods in this election, should note the similarities in Minnesota Speaker Kurt Daudt's recent comments around the state and in other media. Correcting all of its inaccuracies would require several pages....
October 23, 2016 - 6:58am
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 12, 2016
Trump and Clinton: The answers are not with them, they're with us
You know that feeling you get after eating a gray-looking piece of chicken that makes you chew a little slower because you're pretty sure you shouldn't be swallowing it? That's the same feeling many walked away with Sunday night after watching the second presidential debate. Something...
October 12, 2016 - 9:28am
October 10, 2016
Against Trump: A very rare editorial from the Atlantic Monthly
We are impressed by many of the qualities of Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party's nominee for president, even as we are exasperated by others, but we are mainly concerned with the Republican Party's nominee, Donald J. Trump, who might be the most ostentatiously unqualified major-party...
October 10, 2016 - 5:00am
October 22, 2008
Clinton urges Democrats to work
MINNEAPOLIS - Sen.
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
Minnesota Democrats say they are united
ST. PAUL - Hillary Clinton tried to replace a question mark about her support of Barack Obama Tuesday night with an exclamation point. "Barack Obama is my candidate," Clinton told a raucous Democratic National Convention crowd. "And he must be our president." The New York senator...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
DL man sentenced for domestic assault
Anthony Warren Clinton, 73, of 932 Minnesota Ave., Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault. On May 11 officers were called to his residence at about 12:05 a.m. on the report of a domestic assault. Investigation revealed that...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
April 5, 2008
Obama and Clinton speeches in Grand Forks were -- Worth the wait
Grand Forks, N.D. - Melissa Taylor waited 11 hours to hear a speech from presidential candidate Barack Obama. Arriving at the Alerus Center at 6:45 a.m., the East Grand Forks, Minn., woman wanted to be sure she had the best seat possible when Obama spoke. "This is a once-in-a-lifetime...
April 5, 2008 - 12:00am
February 13, 2008
Zogby Poll: Obama cruises in election match-ups against McCain, Huckabee
Barack Obama has gained strength in prospective general election match-ups against Republicans John McCain and Mike Huckabee, while Hillary Clinton does not fare as well, a new nationwide Zogby Interactive poll shows. The online survey shows that Obama would defeat both McCain and...
February 13, 2008 - 12:00am
February 6, 2008
Obama the overwhelming favorite in Becker County vote
Illinois Senator Barack Obama grabbed the majority of presidential straw-poll voting in Democratic caucuses throughout the state of Minnesota Tuesday -- and Becker County was no exception. Obama received 262 votes in the Becker County straw poll, to 172 votes for Sen. Hillary Rodham...
February 6, 2008 - 12:00am