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Fargo woman has seat at Oscars red carpet
Planning Commission vote on controversial condo project ends in tie
'The Last Word': Tribune columnist publishes book of favorite columns from past 40 years
Practicing extravagant generosity: First Lutheran Church donates over $100,000 to local, global organizations
Callaway man accused of using stolen pickup for several weeks
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Perham’s Olsen takes state all-around bronze
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers cap regular season with victory
BOYS BASKETBALL: Cardinals snap Laker win streak
Congratulations and good luck Laker Gymnastics!
VIDEO: Lakers three-peat in convincing fashion
America Saves Week: Set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically
Tjepkes graduates from UM-Crookston
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Celebrate Women's History Month
Vince Neil coming to Shooting Star March 3: Motley Crue frontman to perform solo set for Mahnomen fans
That magic touch: ‘Experience the extraordinary’ with Craig Karges at Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
Noreen M. Huwe
Albert M. Finch
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Lee Hamilton column: The threats to our democracy
Letter: Trump is my president
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
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
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
June 26, 2008
Roving patrols, not checkpoints, catch more drunk drivers
The sobriety checkpoint planned for Fargo Thursday will serve to funnel limited state and federal grant money away from measures that have proven to be most effective in combating drunk driving ("DUI checkpoint planned for Thursday in Fargo," June 24 issue of The Forum). Because...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am