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Highway 59 lane closures in Detroit Lakes begin today
Three seriously injured in semi-pickup collision near Hawley
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Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
Laker boys victorious, girls seventh at XC season finale
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Winters celebrate 50 years together
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The Real Estate Company gets a new realtor
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
'Kiss This' singer Aaron Tippin comes to Shooting Star Friday
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Railroad Retirement Act
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
September 13, 2016
Company reaffirms commitment to pipeline, plans meeting with feds to discuss
The CEO of Energy Transfer Partners reaffirmed the company's commitment Tuesday to the Dakota Access Pipeline and urged employees to contact...
September 13, 2016 - 9:18am
September 9, 2016
Judge denies tribe's request to stop construction of Dakota Access Pipeline
A federal judge has denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's request to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline while the tribe's lawsuit...
September 9, 2016 - 3:10pm
September 7, 2016
Congress needs to act soon to protect the grid from an electromagnetic pulse
Our nation's power grid is susceptible both to solar events and to terrorist-military attacks. Hundreds of millions of lives could be wiped out by an electromagnetic pulse event—bursts of energy that can be caused by a nuclear detonation or a major solar storm. In 2014 the executive...
September 7, 2016 - 10:22am
August 24, 2016
Barack and Michelle Obama's' first date becomes feature film
LOS ANGELES—When Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson went on their first date in 1989, they went to see "Do the Right Thing." In the eyes...
August 24, 2016 - 10:33am
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL—Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act and won in a federal district...
August 24, 2016 - 10:23am
August 17, 2016
Ten candidates for 3 seats on DL School Board
Only one of the three incumbents up for reelection on the Detroit Lakes School Board filed to run again this year. Jackie Buboltz of East Shore Drive filed late Tuesday. Longtime school board members Tom Seaworth and Ladd Lyngaas did not file. In all, 10 people are running for Detroit...
August 17, 2016 - 11:29am
July 29, 2016
MN state agencies receive 10 government innovation awards
The University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs handed out ten awards to state of Minnesota for creative and innovative work and projects. The awards—organized in partnership with the Bush Foundation—recognize agencies that deliver better government services...
July 29, 2016 - 5:40am
April 19, 2015
For the media, traditional values still matter
I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They’re not what you might think, however. Far from considering journalists to be irritating pains in the neck — though I’ve...
April 19, 2015 - 5:35am
March 29, 2015
Needed: Crash course in open records
It’s no secret we’re attached to our tablets, especially our iPads. But so are thousands of local government officials, who rely on another IPAD — the state’s Information Policy Analysis Division — to comply with a greater volume of data and public information requests,...
March 29, 2015 - 5:00am
March 4, 2015
Federal shield law sorely needed
In this era of government overreach, it’s more important than ever that reporters are able to let people know what their elected officials are up to. Unfortunately, it has become more difficult than ever to get through the walls erected by the Obama Administration, which has...
March 4, 2015 - 9:30am
February 22, 2015
Time to fight back on privacy
The fight for privacy has long been a losing battle, with corporations and the government amassing reams of personal data about people taken from social media, Internet history, cellphone use, license plate trackers and security cameras everywhere. But in Minnesota, there is the...
February 22, 2015 - 5:50am
January 2, 2015
MN Legislature will start 2015 with wants, limits
State Sen. Kent Eken wants to boost state funding 5 percent for home-based care Minnesota’s elderly and disabled receive, as well as giving a similar raise to nursing homes. The Twin Valley Democrat suggests a higher gasoline tax for transportation needs and would like more money...
January 2, 2015 - 2:09pm