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DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
'Our little missing link': DL parents talk growing their families through foster-to-adopt option
Home sweet...Holmes?: Country crooner John Berry returning to Detroit Lakes for Dec. 2 Christmas concert
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Pazdernik rebound leader in loss to Dragons
HOCKEY: Laker girls drop conference opener
This is one of the most incredible encounters you'll see between a hunter and a deer
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
MnDOT honored with National Roadway Safety Award
Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Detroit Lakes
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Franklin Benjamin "Bud" Heisler
Roger (Ben) Nelson
Maynard A. Hanson
Charles Andersen Petersen
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
We're thankful for you, dear reader
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
October 19, 2016
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
I understand why Donald Trump is bringing up Bill Clinton's past indiscretions—but I don't understand how Trump can relate it to Hillary or how it could possibly reflect on her character. I admire her for staying with her husband and keeping her family together. Forgiveness...
October 19, 2016 - 8:28am
November 17, 2010
Mahnomen killer stockpiled his medications
Timothy James Thorson went off his medication a couple of days before he killed an elderly Mahnomen couple because he says he was worried changes...
November 17, 2010 - 12:53am
September 9, 2010
Letter: Attend the meeting on Tuesday -- ATV riders have run all over Becker County
Will the public meeting this Tuesday evening prove to be a new turning point or a road map for continuing the current practice of neglect, mismanagement, abuse and deterioration for Becker County forest lands?
September 9, 2010 - 3:06pm
May 16, 2010
Letter: 'Tale of two choices' for residents of LP-A district
This is a Tale of Two Choices -- which scenario will you choose? A "yes" vote on the Lake Park-Audubon building bond referendum will allow us to: 10.5 -- Accept a one time offer of $10.5 million in stimulus money. 10. -- Welcome families and businesses that are waiting to...
May 16, 2010 - 4:56pm
Letter: Vizenor 'appalled' at Bellcourt letter, Record
It is appalling that a letter like the one written by Ray Bellcourt in the May 8 Becker County Record was printed for your readers. There is enough negative news about the White Earth Indian Reservation (crime reports, drug busts, and assaults) in this newspaper without printing...
May 16, 2010 - 4:53pm
February 26, 2010
Letter: We deserve better from our elected government
The time has come for all of us to face the facts that we (and that means all of us) have allowed our government, our elected officials, to spend us into this fiscal mess we are in. We all say we cherish freedom, but at the same time we allow government to give us a little tax money...
February 26, 2010 - 5:08pm
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 19, 2009
Letter: Value Added Producers Grant program can
Congress is in the process of crafting an economic recovery package to be delivered to the President in mid-February. Rural Minnesota has been struggling under a weak economy for some time and this package is an opportunity to invest in ways that will stimulate real, homegrown economic...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Letter: Abortions need to end now in America
An elderly friend of mine calls me on the average of once a week. She is haunted by a choice she made about 40 years ago. She is finding it hard to forgive herself for eliminating what she now knows was her developing child, through the choice of abortion. Though she has repented...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
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 31, 2008
Letter: Thanks to DL for successful blood drive
United Blood Services would like to thank everyone who came out to donate during the blood drive on Sat., Dec. 20, 2008. Although the snow was blowing and temperatures were dropping below zero, the commitment of the Detroit Lakes community members was inspiring. United Blood Services...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
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