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DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
'Our little missing link': DL parents talk growing their families through foster-to-adopt option
Home sweet...Holmes?: Country crooner John Berry returning to Detroit Lakes for Dec. 2 Christmas concert
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Laker hockey team building on experience from last year
Hibbert enters 18th pro Snocross season determined to reclaim national title
Vikings hold off Lions to win seventh straight game
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Pazdernik rebound leader in loss to Dragons
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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Willing and able: Adults with disabilities find pride, friendship through job partnerships in Perham
Gas prices down 4.2 cents last week
MnDOT honored with National Roadway Safety Award
Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Detroit Lakes
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Maynard A. Hanson
Charles Andersen Petersen
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
We're thankful for you, dear reader
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
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
March 20, 2017
New editor selected to lead Agweek
MAYVILLE, N.D. — For Leah Larson, agriculture is a way of of life, both personally and professionally. "There's something about it that gets in your blood," she said. Larson, a Finley, N.D. farm girl who has spent 19 years working for area agribusinesses, has been named Agweek...
March 20, 2017 - 7:30am
January 28, 2009
Letter: Where's the oath for LP-A school board?
Having been in attendance at the Jan. 8, 2009 LP-A re-organizational meeting, I could not understand the absence of the oath of office and swearing in of the newly elected candidates to the board. In the past this was always a part of the election process at LP-A so the public and...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
Letter: Is state best served by bonding limit?
State government can't do much to revive the flagging economy -- or can it? The constitutional requirement that the state budget be balanced every two years gets in the way of the kind of countercyclical spending that the federal government is contemplating. When revenues fall during...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Letter: DirectTV broke agreements with subscribers
As DirectTV subscribers, we feel that contracts and agreements with us, the consumer, have been broken. In the past year, channel 4 (CBS, KSJB) and channel 11 (NBC, KVLY) have been merged into one corporation that owns both, domiciled in Texas. At that time, we figured it was only...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Letter: Freedom of Choice Act is wrong
January comes again and another anniversary for Roe v. Wade. The power elite of our secular culture continue to proudly declare a celebration of a culture of death in our land. Our recent election has raised up a seeming mandate for a high celebration of legalized abortion on demand....
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Letter: Thanks for a successful 'Mitten Tree Project'
The Damien Society Mitten wishes to thank the entire community for a successful "Mitten Tree Project" again this year.
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Letter: Highway 59-Willow Street intersection has been an 'accident waiting to happen'
It was encouraging to read the editorial in last week's Detroit Lakes Tribune that indicated agreement by the two governmental agencies responsible for the Willow Street-Highway 59 intersection. The highly respected mayor of Detroit Lakes and two professional engineers at MnDOT...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: U.S. Rep. Bachmann is an embarrassment to the state
I am responding to a letter to the editor that appeared in the Detroit Lakes Tribune at the end of November. It was written by former resident Dick Flomquist, who was critical of the newspaper for running an unflattering editorial page cartoon of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann. He...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Thanks for holiday concert
Many thanks to director, Gene Gaffney, and members of the Community Band for the delightful concert, Sunday afternoon, Dec. 21. The music was wonderful. You are such a talented group of musicians, and you bring true joy, energy, and enthusiasm to each of your performances. Thank you...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Care for animals when the mercury dips
As the weather turns much colder and humans struggle with the dangerous wind chills and snow, we can not forget to www.aspca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=kids_ri_coldweathertips protect our companion animals when the mercury dips. And, we ask that if you see an animal in need of...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Be proud of White Earth tribal leadership
With regard to the accomplishments of the White Earth Tribal Council: Pride! Pride is what I feel when I review the last few years of the accomplishments of the White Earth Nation's Tribal Council. More positive accomplishments have taken place on the reservation under this council's...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Are Obama meetings real change or shadow government?
On Dec. 13 and 14, 2008, the Obama presidential campaign staff headed by David Plouffe, campaign manager, has organized house meetings across the country to set in motion a program to promote change in the U.S. The house hosts are supposed to invite about 50 people to the event;...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Letter: Big Stone II project will cut mercury emissions by half
Big Stone II project will cut mercury emissions by half I'd like to respond to a letter ("Big Stone II won't provide 'clean' Energy") that appeared in the July 30 edition of the Becker County Record, submitted by Amanda Swanson. She makes points about Big Stone II that are not accurate. Essentially,...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Letter: LP-A needs a more reasoned approach to school problems
I was a school board member in the Audubon district during the advent of the pairing and sharing agreements and talk of consolidation. I have listened to the debates over the past years regarding the declining facilities in Lake Park and Audubon. I was very pleased to see the letter...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Letter: LP-A needs solutions, not more defeated referendums
About six weeks ago, the four men whose names appear at the bottom of this letter attended an LP-A Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting at the Lake Park High School. We were hoping to share with the board some ideas that might form the basis for a new, less expensive referendum...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am