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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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: 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
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
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