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XC: Laker boys third, girls fifth at Hermes Invite
Lakers down Prowlers in five-set thriller
DL Youth Hockey fundraiser banquet Oct. 14
Middle schoolers revive Chess Club
HALL OF HONOR: 2006 girls golf first-ever state champions
Mn State colleges, universities waive application fees in October
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
October is National Apple Month!
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Marion E. Olson
Duane L. Erickson
DeAnn K. Helliksen
Jerome F. "Jody" Muench
William V. "Bill" Vipond
'Ban the Box' helps ex-offenders succeed
Klobuchar concerned about ongoing Legionnaires' Disease in Minnesota
How to survive a crash with a power pole
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Small lakes have 'turned,' big lakes still cooling down
Looking for a place to hunt? DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
Bring on the cold: Snow buntings sing, feed and fly in the worst conditions
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
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