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Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Man accused of shoplifting over $2,000 from DL Walmart
Holiday blood drive scheduled Saturday in DL
Cardinals pull away from DL in second half
Pederson goes for 35, but Titans take subsection rematch
State-ranked Perham cruises by Frazee
Raider girls pick up second victory
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
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
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Blanch A. Olson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
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
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Recently, President Trump had Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke review our national monuments. They decided that we could decrease the size of Bear's Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante monuments without endangering the vital parts of these two monuments. The Grand Staircase came into...
1 hour 39 min ago
December 6, 2017
How about these locations for a new DL school?
It's the most wonderful time of the year. The time when members of the Detroit Lakes Community, whether current residents or past-and-hopefully future residents, discuss the need for more space for children within the school district. At this point in the conversation, it seems that...
December 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 3, 2017
Letter: Forget tax plan, we need infrastructure improvements
In this normally cheerful, joyous season, a pall of gloom has settled in on those of us who take heed of daily events nationally and around the world. For others who choose to rely on predetermined views based on their life's history or their favorite news outlet and don't even bother...
December 3, 2017 - 10:00am
December 1, 2017
Letter: Place your hand over your heart for National Anthem
I believe in respecting the National Anthem by placing your hand over your heart or saluting as the military does. This is not the case with about 80 percent of our population (my estimate) when the flag and our National Anthem is played before football games. Just watch the crowd...
December 1, 2017 - 10:30am
Letter: Responding to 'tax cuts for the rich'
Now that the Republicans have more political clout, the Democrats are suddenly very concerned about the deficit. The new proposed tax cuts are expected to add $150 billion a year (to the deficit) or $1.5 trillion in 10 years. That sounds like a lot until we learned recently that one...
December 1, 2017 - 8:00am
November 26, 2017
Letter: Some reasons to take a second look at President Trump
In response to the letter headlined Why I support President Trump, I must say that there may be some "alternative" facts at work. First, this claim. "He was not a career politician so his decisions are not made because of financial influence." While it's true that he is not a career...
November 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 24, 2017
Letter: Tax cuts for rich will be paid for by rest of us
The information in this letter comes from Bob Bryan's Nov. 15 article in "Business Insider." The Republicans' Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is expected to add $1.5 trillion to the federal deficit over 10 years. These deficits cause the Senate's Statutory Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) rules to come...
November 24, 2017 - 7:00am
November 22, 2017
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Contrary to most people on the left, I think Trump is a good choice for president. He was not a career politician so his decisions are not made because of financial influence. He doesn't owe any political group anything—in fact, he doesn't even take a wage from the government,...
November 22, 2017 - 9:00am
April 5, 2013
Don’t give up fight against lake invaders
(Editor’s note: The following guest editorial is in the form of a letter that Robert E. Olson, chair of the Statewide Aquatic Invasive Species Advisory Committee, wrote to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr.) Dear DNR Commissioner Landwehr:
April 5, 2013 - 4:20pm
March 8, 2013
Common sense, not tax and spend will save MN
State Senator Rod Skoe and Representative Roger Erikson recently held a town meeting in Park Rapids to discuss Governor Mark Dayton’s 2014-15 budget proposal and to obtain citizen input on several legislative issues. Respectful public debate on important issues is a positive process...
March 8, 2013 - 3:03pm
February 27, 2013
Letter: 'No' to more sales tax
Governor Mark Dayton is proposing a change in the sales tax which would reduce the state sales tax rate, but broaden the reach of sales tax to many other goods and services. I feel that the reduction of the base rate is simply an attempt at making this idea more popular with consumers...
February 27, 2013 - 11:13am
February 22, 2013
Letter: 'A great day to play hockey'
As a former high school and college player, it was a hockey dream come true last Sunday at the Detroit Lakes outdoor ice rink. My brother-in-law Rob and I were at the rink by noon. As the Zamboni left the ice, we remained as the only two skaters with a sunny sky, no wind and a perfect...
February 22, 2013 - 12:35pm
February 15, 2013
Letter: America needs future plans for economy, jobs
The current hubbub over the "fiscal cliff" and related fiscal concerns such as the sequester and debt ceiling, are distractions from truly serious matters. They only deal with money -- who pays the nation's bills and how we can reduce costs while increasing revenues to regain fiscal...
February 15, 2013 - 10:31am
February 13, 2013
Letter: Thanks for Walmart purse rescue help
On Feb. 6, I experienced the joy of being helped by others. My day began by attending 9 a.m. Mass at Holy Rosary and spending additional time visiting Jesus in the Adoration Chapel. Then I focused my "mind's eye" on the map of D.L. to see what directions I would go to cover the six...
February 13, 2013 - 11:22am
February 8, 2013
Letter: We are in the era of 'Vulture Capitalism'
The year of 2012 was a record breaker. President Obama was re-elected with a five million vote advantage over Romney. A clear 50 percent plus majority. President Obama also ended the Iraq war, as promised. The war with Iraq was advertised by Paul Wolfowitz, Doug Feith, Hadley, Richard...
February 8, 2013 - 2:16pm