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Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo for law enforcement announcement, discuss drug crisis
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
DL softball splits with Patriots
Laker baseball swept at Pequot Lakes
Blomseth medalist at Earlybird
Bison women end Denver's reign of conference golf titles
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
Harriet E. Anderson
Delores D. Halverson
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
June 22, 2011
Column: A little pink rubber ring
There is a little truck stop about 70 miles down the road where we enjoy stopping for a late breakfast when we're on our way to see our son Buckwheat and his family. It's a friendly place where it seems that all the locals gather and, like Cheers, everybody knows your name. They...
June 22, 2011 - 1:13pm
May 11, 2011
Day of Caring actually brought out the caring
Spring fever. It's not so much a disease as it is a personality trait most people who have been forced to endure Minnesota's oh-so-lovely winter have in common. It hits me hardest this time of year (the end of April, and early May). It's the time of year when its always sunny outside,...
May 11, 2011 - 10:34am
March 2, 2011
Changing world: When the seam splits, will it be chaos or fairness?
Recent events have had me wondering: am I living in Minnesota, or just another State of Confusion? I can almost hear the world's seams beginning to tear under the weight of everything that is happening at once, from the Middle East to our eccentric neighbor that is Wisconsin. After...
March 2, 2011 - 1:25pm
January 23, 2009
It's not the last day, but a first day for something new
What a week! In case you've taken to your bomb shelter for the past few days (and somehow had no access to any news sources but the Detroit Lakes Tribune's Sunday Wave section), I'll catch you up: former President-elect Barack Obama plus Inauguration Day equals President Barack Obama...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
Despite some bitterness, inauguration was just as interesting on television
This past Tuesday, Barack Obama replaced George Bush as the holder of the highest office in the land. The inauguration, as well as the festivities preceding and following it, was a grand spectacle, complete with almost a dozen balls, performances by U2 and Bruce Springsteen, and a...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Found a place to stay in Tucson in an old downtown neighborhood near the University of Arizona. Within walking distance are dozens of ethnic restaurants cheap enough for college students. And me. My favorite haunt is a little Guatemalan place called Maya Catzal, run by a nice family...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
A shivering woman in front of me in line at the coffee shop last week simply wanted a cup of hot water. "I need something to warm my hands!" she shuddered to the clerk. "It is freezing outside!" Yes, it has been tough week here in Tucson, Arizona. Daytime temperatures plunged...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Hope for peace, long-term solution in God's Land
Following a six-month cease-fire, the Israeli Army recently invaded the Gaza Strip in an effort to end rocket and mortar fire received from the radical Palestinian group Hamas. This move was taken on Dec. 27, and the consequent fighting between Israel and Palestine has continued...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
Shiny happy person: Nope, not so much
I've never considered myself a happy person. I don't mean to imply that my major arteries need monitoring or to hint to my parents that they had best place all toxic cleaning supplies out of my reach (although tipping the measuring tape at barely over five feet means they probably...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Resolved to concentrate
New Year's resolutions? I have whittled it down to one: To concentrate better on the task at hand. Our attention is too widely dispersed, and our addiction to electronic communication devices is completely to blame. Electronic devices kill people every day. My guess is that gadgets...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
If I could become a bear and hibernate from November through Opening Day of baseball season, I would do it in a minute. Hibernation would save me the trouble of getting up every morning for no good reason during the winter. The colder it gets, the sleepier I feel.
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
What is love?
"I hope that one day you will have the experience of doing something you do not understand for someone you love." In AP literature, we recently wrapped up reading -- note the alliteration that mysteriously manifests itself in my writing the moment I start thinking about a composition...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
Open letter to Congress
Dearest Esteemed Members of the United States Congress, I have a problem. Fortunately, it is one which I believe you can fix. Earlier this month, as I was making preparations for the Holiday shopping season, my plans were foiled when it came to my attention that I have no money....
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
When you meet a new person who seems friendly and intelligent enough, it still takes a while to figure out if they are somebody you want to know. I try to assess whether new people I meet are sane. I have had my fill of the alternative, and the older I get, the more suspicious I...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am