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Celebrating 50 years of music: Heart O'Lakes Harmony Chorus putting on reunion performance this weekend
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Legacy funds
Leading ladies of the lakes: Museum launches series focusing on region's female leaders
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Laker wrestling season stats
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
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
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
March 10, 2018
Township Day is March 13: Annual levies set, board elections also held for most townships in Becker County
Township residents, mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 13: That's the day when all 1,781 townships across Minnesota — including 37...
March 10, 2018 - 1:10am
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
July 1, 2017
Letter: Things aren't going so well under President Trump
This election and the ensuing train wreck has had a numbing effect on our nation and the world. At 82 years old and a political junky since the start of World War Two, I have never seen a period so devoid of optimism for the future. This, despite the fact we have entered the most...
July 1, 2017 - 8:00am
January 6, 2017
Question for 25th Great American Think-Off tackles nature of truth
"Has the 2016 election changed our perception of truth?" This is the 25th annual Great American Think-Off question — a heavy-hitter in that it not only addresses the 2016 election for timely relevance, but also tackles the timeless and elusive concept of truth. The Great American...
January 6, 2017 - 8:00am
December 10, 2016
Letter: Why does Trump spend so much time demonizing the working press?
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has received more than 2.5 million votes than Republican candidate Donald Trump. Usually in a democracy the person who receives the most votes wins the election. Is it time to get rid of the Electoral College? And why does Donald Trump...
December 10, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 24, 2016
Can you tell the difference between real and fake news?
Let's start with a news quiz: Which of the following stories is true? A. Donald Trump once told a magazine reporter if he ever ran for president...
November 24, 2016 - 3:26pm
November 16, 2016
Letter: Newspaper coverage is biased
If one was to look at the headlines on this paper you probably wouldn't have even realized that there had been a presidential election the day before.
November 16, 2016 - 8:46am
November 11, 2016
The vote must go on! Frazee fire, police help out when power outage hits on Election Day
City officials in Frazee were nothing if not resourceful when a power outage left their main polling place at the city Event Center in darkness...
November 11, 2016 - 8:00pm
November 9, 2016
Minnesotans like panel for determining legislator pay
November 9, 2016 - 10:45am
November 7, 2016
568,196 Minnesotans already voted
ST. PAUL—Election day may be Tuesday, but 568,196 Minnesotans already have voted. That is the word this morning from the secretary of state's...
November 7, 2016 - 10:02am
November 5, 2016
Guest Editorial: Can we now please move past all the negativity?
I'm an idiot. You're an idiot. We're all idiots. That's what this election, and which candidate we support, comes down to if you get caught up in the social media hysteria. Hillary is a liar, she's a crook and anyone who votes for her should absolutely be ashamed of themselves. Donald...
November 5, 2016 - 10:00am
November 3, 2016
The DFL is Desperate
This will be my final opinion piece of the election cycle. I am writing this to highlight the desperation of the MN DFL. In addition to the $400K they have spent against me in negative attacks, they have resorted to a tactic called "push polling". In essence, someone calls you, asks...
November 3, 2016 - 5:29am
October 29, 2016
Election's viral stars a hit for Halloween
NEW YORK—With the U.S. election just days away, Americans can expect to see an occasional "nasty woman" and "basket of deplorables" knocking...
October 29, 2016 - 5:37am
October 26, 2016
Forget common sense, elect candidates with good sense
It always amazes me, when election time rolls around, how many people who have "common sense" come out of the woodwork. It doesn't appear to be exclusive to one party. Liberals, Conservatives, Libertarians, and Green Party candidates all appear to have "common sense" even though they...
October 26, 2016 - 8:54am
October 8, 2016
Nobody wins? A sobering look beyond the election
We have to be able to disagree in this country without tearing into and trying to destroy the opposition. The politics of demonization that characterizes this election will make it very hard for whoever wins office to govern well. This campaign year has been full of twists and turns....
October 8, 2016 - 8:31am