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Meeting on potential DL school facility projects set for tonight at Rossman
Alcohol a factor in truck crashing into Fargo home
DL man sentenced for high-speed chase
Man gets prison for high-speed chase
White Earth, Mahnomen get Otto Bremer grants
100+ Seasons: Fuhs making an impact on DL athletes for four decades
One-handed Hawley pitcher trying to prove himself in Northwoods League
Babe Ruth, Junior Legion teams pick up wins
Ericksons to be honored June 24
Local girls advance in Drive, Chip and Putt
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
In honor of her late father, local Bell Bank employee uses 'Pay it Forward' to fund veterans' skydiving trips
McFeely: The Whopper replaces the Big Mac in Pelican Rapids
Double batch of bad news: Two bakery stores close within one week in Detroit Lakes
Whittney Risser promoted at Midwest Bank
Norby’s discounted inventory flying off the shelves: Crowds lined the streets for going out of business sale
Local Sons of Norway to host Trio Con Brio concert
MN author to discuss new book Sunday in Wadena
Red Bridge Park Sculpture Trail to be unveiled June 16
Are you ready to party?
Upcoming Prince album features nine new tracks
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Layden & Hope Jacobson
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Rolland "Rollie" J. Michaelson
John Douglas "Jack" Vogt
Donald "Pork Chop" Welty
Pearl V. "Mickey" Berg
Letter: Line 3 pipeline will be good for Minnesota
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
Opinion: The cure for obesity, heart disease, and anxiety? Puppies!
Opinion: The changing face of deafness
Letter: President is doing a lot of damage to the nation
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
Time on the water takes a toll on your body
Brad Laabs column: Time on the water takes a toll on your body
Ground blinds let you hang with the wild birds
Walleye limits may change on Minnesota's Rainy River
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
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
St. Paul Winter Carnival will have an ice palace after all
Winter Carnival includes courtyard of ice
April 13, 2018
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
To all the snowplow drivers clearing our roads, you people deserve a big thank you for the tireless job of keeping our roads in good driving condition. With people trying to pass you and driving without their lights on, it can be dangerous. So if you meet someone with their arm out...
April 13, 2018 - 7:54am
March 27, 2018
Letter: We focus too much on rights, not enough on responsibilities
The late Lakota scholar, Vine Deloria Jr., often made the point of what had unbalanced our society. He said that we are focused upon our rights—the Second Amendment right to bear arms; the right to pursue life, liberty and happiness; property rights; privacy rights, etc. Nothing...
March 27, 2018 - 3:26pm
January 4, 2018
Letter: DL businesses would miss the Legion Campground
I wish to be recorded as opposed to the proposal for the removal of the American Legion Campground in Detroit Lakes and replacement with housing and/or commercial space. I am not certain if the planner has thought about the effect on the economy of Detroit Lakes from the seasonal...
January 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 23, 2017
Letter: Changes at DL Post Office are for the worse
When a company can't meet its customers' expectations, it's always seems to be a budget issue. Unfortunately, under budget constraints, the US Postal Service (at least in Detroit Lakes) seems more than willing to kill off its own business. According to official signs posted in the...
December 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 6, 2017
Letter: Hubbard County is not immune to hatred
Recently, The Tribune shared the editorial from the Park Rapids Enterprise about the violence in Charlottesville and the wisdom and power in nonviolent protest. In that editorial it was stated, "Here in Hubbard County, we're isolated from the kind of hate filled groups that gathered...
September 6, 2017 - 2:49pm
Letter: Buy organic potatoes
Last Saturday, I was outside enjoying the beautiful day when it was interrupted by the all too familiar sound of a helicopter spraying the nearby potato fields with chemicals that drift on to people and property. At this point I, like others, had to make the decision to breath shallow...
September 6, 2017 - 2:47pm
May 17, 2017
Letter: Kudos to Detroit Lakes for replacing mailbox
Thanks to the City of Detroit Lakes for replacing our mailbox struck by a city snowplow last winter. It's a great example of our "civilized" Minnesota community.—Karen Hustad, Detroit Lakes
May 17, 2017 - 10:48am
April 19, 2017
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Let’s see. Things not going well for The Donald. No Muslim ban, no Obamacare repeal, no movement on infrastructure, jobs … approval ratings dropping to historic lows, Russian hacking/interfering with the election heating up, getting too close. Gotta do something to get people...
April 19, 2017 - 2:07pm
February 20, 2017
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
To our new U.S. education secretary, Betsy DeVos: We, out here in the West, are overjoyed about your appointment as education secretary! When you testified to the Senate committee which examined your credentials that "guns were needed in schools to protect students from grizzly bears,"...
February 20, 2017 - 8:00am
February 8, 2017
Letter: Victimized Once Again
I have worked with individuals with developmental disabilities and adults and children with severe and persistent mental illnesses for over 30 years. I have provided services as a job trainer in our community for 17 of those years. Things have come a long way for this population since...
February 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
February 3, 2017
Letter: The era of Trump--so it begins
This Is How It Begins: Quoting American Sociologist C. Wright Mills (1916 — 1962), "People with advantages are loath to believe that they just happen to be people with advantages. They come readily to define themselves as inherently worthy of what they possess; they come to...
February 3, 2017 - 9:14am
December 1, 2016
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
I am sure you realize that your recent "article" about the unfortunate legal challenges to the Osage Sportsman's Club should have been published as an editorial-opinion piece and is not news. In additional to publishing numerous inaccuracies (which I've attempted to correct in this...
December 1, 2016 - 11:00am
November 23, 2016
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
One thing is certain following this election cycle. Conventional strategies and candidates need get in tune with this rapidly changing world. Trump on the Republican side and Sanders on the Democrat side created excitement that brought millions of people to the polls with a simple...
November 23, 2016 - 10:46am
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
Letter: Holmes show on U.S. presidents was a hit with kids
On Wednesday, we had 1,200-plus students at the Historic Holmes Theatre for a show called "Rock the Presidents." The premise of the show is to share the history of our nation and tell both serious and unique stories about the various presidents—from which president shaped the...
November 11, 2016 - 12:44pm