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International Eagles Auxiliary President visits Detroit Lakes
DL man allegedly caught on video setting his rental house on fire
Charges filed in old robbery, arson cases in Becker County
Cities honor Marquart, Eken with distinction award
Longtime DL Housing Authority Executive Director hangs it up
Laker tennis gains experience at opening invite
Sophomore QB Studsrud gets UND starting nod
DL near top 10 in first football poll
Wimmer takes over DL volleyball program
412 BMX results
Audubon native becomes Holmes Theatre's new marketing director
It's a boy!
DL's Herman receives MSUM scholarship
If earnings are over SSA benefit limit, update your estimate online ASAP
Friends & Neighbors
Lakeland Hospice Bike Ride stays strong
M State wins award for welding trailer
He built it, they came: Dion’s Dangerzone expands into new gym
EnVision Salon opens in Detroit Lakes
Getting your home ready to sell
John Kay, Steppenwolf coming to Shooting Star this Friday
Smart students use their local library
Deuces Wild at Fargo Theatre
'Bible Bingo' to be presented at Walker's Minnesota Folklore Theatre
Travel the Silk Road at Minnesota Renaissance Festival this weekend
Don and Jean Bauer
Other Opinions: Don’t saddle next president with UND nickname issue
Other Opinions: Standing up for rural postal delivery
Other Opinions: Keep rural homes safe, efficient with USDA programs
Other Opinions: MN teens No. 1 on ACT but gaps persist
‘Trump Wall’ will also keep us in, not just others out
Recording of natural history can often lead to ‘discoveries’
Cool weather may mean early fall, transition period
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 10
You’ll never forget the first time you see a ruddy duck
Info meetings set for DNR’s northern pike proposal
Local artist creates one-of-a-kind public art sculpture for DL Library
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 21, 2012
Crepes add an elegant touch to day-after-Thanksgiving meal
With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us in just a day, it only seems appropriate to offer a suggestion on what to do with your leftover turkey. And...
November 21, 2012 - 9:03am
August 30, 2012
Legendary Minnesota broadcaster Oats LeGrand dies
For more than four decades, one man's voice and presence could create quite a stir in the quiet towns of Minnesota lakes country. His name was...
August 30, 2012 - 8:26am
July 29, 2012
Von Pinnon: The Forum will publish all legal marriage notices
Starting today, The Forum will accept for publication the announcements of gay marriages, engagements and anniversaries if the marriage takes place in a state or country where it's legally recognized. Right now, that means anyone engaged to be married or who was legally married in...
July 29, 2012 - 3:04am
July 5, 2012
Mathison: This picture of sun damage worth a thousand words
You may have enjoyed a day of sun and fun yesterday, and hopefully there are many more in store this summer. And I hope that you protected your...
July 5, 2012 - 8:45am
January 9, 2012
Kolpack: NDSU needs to pay back transition players after cashing in big in Frisco
FRISCO, Texas - North Dakota State's move to Division I athletics that began in 2003 came with added expenses that could be measured in thousands...
January 9, 2012 - 8:15am
August 4, 2011
Becker County Veterans participate in Roundup
The Tri-County Veterans Round-up was a great success. On July 9 at the Menahga Senior Center, we held a unique veterans benefits event. It was...
August 4, 2011 - 7:39am
July 20, 2011
Doeden: Can't beet these greens as rich and tasty source of nutrients
I came home from the farmers market the other day with a large round loaf of sourdough bread, tiny potatoes, a few onions and a bulb of fresh garlic. Oh, and a big bag of beet greens. Vendors at the market were just closing up shop when one of the farmers asked me if I'd like some...
July 20, 2011 - 8:29am
May 3, 2011
Parenting Perspectives: Cleaning makes men out of boys
It's the unexpected actions that seem to mean the most when you're a parent, isn't it? The moments when your kids shock you because they didn't fight, or they did what you asked, or when they spend an entire day with you doing spring cleaning ... and they do so with minimal drama. The...
May 3, 2011 - 9:40am
October 15, 2010
Make changes to keep bringing fish into the boat
What beautiful weather we had this last week. It was the kind of weather that reminds us why we live in northwest Minnesota. We had some wind days to contend with on the water, but that just helps us improve our boat handling skills. This past week was all about on water adjustments...
Brad Laabs / outdoors
October 15, 2010 - 3:52pm
October 3, 2010
Von Pinnon column: Loopholes in Minn. laws help keep public in dark
Because The Forum covers news in both Minnesota and North Dakota, we routinely deal with each state's open records and open meetings laws. Simply stated, North Dakota's transparency laws are much more favorable to its public.
October 3, 2010 - 11:19am