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Special council meetings set: Scheduling conflicts result in separate sessions for street project, sales tax
Libraries (quietly and respectfully, of course) push for state funding change
Woman pleads guilty in beheading death of Minn. man
Why is it so hard to get internet in the country? Klobuchar, Peterson in DL Friday to 'seize the moment'
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
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Congratulations and good luck Laker Gymnastics!
VIDEO: Lakers three-peat in convincing fashion
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Lamoureux Hockey Camp coming to DL in June
Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Getting to know Norway: Local pastor leads overseas trip
Rietsema graduates from RCTC
Time to take after the Good Samaritan
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
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Kirk L. McDonald
Noreen M. Huwe
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!)
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
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
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
November 9, 2016
Voting their conscience; Becker County voters choose their next leaders
November 9, 2016 - 12:24pm
November 5, 2016
Going negative: At least $1 million spent so far on local legislative races
Enjoying all the negative advertising for local legislative races this year? You're lucky — it's a chance to see the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United case up close and personal. Nearly $1 million has been spent on mailers, TV, radio and digital ads on...
November 5, 2016 - 5:32am
November 3, 2016
Survey; A genuine tool or business as usual?
The School Board, at their meeting on September 12, approved the survey questions to be asked by the Morris Leatherman Company of Minneapolis. It was to be telephonic survey of approximately 400 people at random. It was to be completed within six weeks. Many questions have surfaced...
November 3, 2016 - 5:46am
November 2, 2016
More false attacks; Marquart has always supported farmers
The misleading and false attacks keep coming. This time in the Oct. 30 letter from Rep. Steve Drazkowski questioning my strong support for tax relief for farmers. Let me set the record straight. I am the only candidate in this race endorsed by the Minnesota Farm Bureau and the Minnesota...
November 2, 2016 - 10:12am
Don't let influx of outside money influence your vote
Those who care about rural Minnesota see that Paul Marquart best represents the city of Detroit Lakes in the State House. During Paul's time in St. Paul he has worked long hours to stand up to the special interests and the well off from Minneapolis as a strong and consistent voice...
November 2, 2016 - 8:21am
October 29, 2016
'Left-wing media', big opinions and misunderstandings
Social media during election season is brutal. It's a time when people unfriend each other based on political views or will publically spar with otherwise amiable acquaintances over issues they will never make an actual effort to help change. Some have the ability to remain civil,...
October 29, 2016 - 6:21am
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 20, 2016
Prayer for the Elections
The prayer initiative for elections in the Lakes Area community is getting together before Election Day. "Five churches in the community come together in unity to pray for the Nation in light of all the issues surrounding the elections," says Martha Rocheford, Becker County Prayer...
October 20, 2016 - 8:37am
September 28, 2016
LP-A sets meetings on proposed operating levy, school candidate forum
When Election Day rolls around on Tuesday, Nov. 8, the Lake Park-Audubon School District will have a bit more at stake than the leadership of its school board — though that will be decided by the first contested election that the district has seen in many years. Of even bigger...
September 28, 2016 - 8:29am
August 24, 2014
Some ballots counted twice in tech snafu
Because of a mistake in the electronic counting process, Detroit Township results were counted twice in preliminary results in the recent primary election, but the mistake was caught before the final results were certified by the Becker County canvassing board. The glitch did not...
August 24, 2014 - 11:30am
August 3, 2014
Cash talks: House 2B heats up
The House 2B race is heating up, with DFL challenger Dave Sobieski outraising Republican incumbent Steve Green by $2,000 so far this year. Sobieski has raised about $12,000 and Green about $10,000 from Jan. 1 to July 21, according to the most recent data from the Minnesota Campaign...
August 3, 2014 - 8:00am
June 20, 2014
Parties focus on absentee voting
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s major political parties said they would play up the state’s new absentee voting options this political season while announcing field-office operations Thursday. Republicans said they have opened 10 “victory centers” statewide and plan to add up to...
June 20, 2014 - 8:10am
June 5, 2014
Filing error means House candidate running in wrong party
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji man running for the state House of Representatives in District 5A is disputing his listing as a Democratic-Farmer-Labor party candidate and plans to appeal to the state. Lavern "Pedie" Pederson is listed on the Minnesota Secretary of State's website...
June 5, 2014 - 9:15am
June 4, 2014
Four candidates for county recorder, three for auditor-treasurer, means primary vote Aug. 12
Filing closed Tuesday with the addition of several more candidates running for office in Becker County. There are four candidates for county recorder: In addition to Sandra (Sandee) Listul and Patricia Swenson, Darryl Hensel filed Monday and Karen Wenner filed Tuesday. Long-time...
June 4, 2014 - 3:00pm
June 3, 2014
2014 election campaigns off and running: DL native now must face Republican opponents in primary fight
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's 2014 election campaign really got underway Monday. Republicans were looking to make a dent in Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
June 3, 2014 - 8:16am