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Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
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Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Good luck at State, Raiders!
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Wednesday matters: Everyday prayers
Column: Beware of "Can you hear me?" scam calls
Friends & Neighbors
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
L&M Fleet Supply earns honor from Cub Cadet as one of the top dealers in America
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
March 15, 2017
Sen. Franken seeks entrants to poetry contest
ST. PAUL, MN — In recognition of the Month of the Military Child and National Poetry Month in April, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced that he is hosting his sixth annual poetry contest for Minnesota students. The theme of this year's contest is "Celebrating the Veteran...
March 15, 2017 - 12:04pm
November 30, 2016
Veterans to form human shield at ND pipeline protest
CANNON BALL, N.D.—More than 2,000 U.S. military veterans plan to form a human shield to protect protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline...
November 30, 2016 - 3:44pm
November 11, 2016
Gone but not forgotten: Author seeks Medal of Honor for DL man who died a hero in Korea
Each year on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, Americans all over the world remember the military servicemen and women who have given their strength,...
November 11, 2016 - 1:05pm
November 10, 2016
Keeping our promises to veterans
Each year on Veterans Day, I think about the military men and women I had the honor to meet when I took part in several overseas USO tours before I became a U.S. senator. Those tours not only gave me the chance to help entertain our troops stationed in places like Iraq, Kuwait, and...
November 10, 2016 - 9:12am
October 24, 2016
Military honor cuts affects veteran funerals in Minnesota
Local military veterans are feeling disappointment after the state of Minnesota cut yet another veterans program - this one that goes straight...
October 24, 2016 - 4:36pm
August 31, 2016
Making his story matter: Family of local veteran lost to PTSD creates foundation to help military veterans coming back from war
Twice a year, on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, Americans across the country remember those military servicemen and women who made the ultimate...
August 31, 2016 - 1:48pm
August 17, 2016
Sorum graduates from basic training
U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Thomas R. Sorum graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force...
August 17, 2016 - 2:06pm
July 20, 2016
Former DL hockey coach goes Kokoro
The United States Navy SEALs program has the legendary status of being the most elite of all branches of the military’s special operations...
July 20, 2016 - 10:48am
June 21, 2016
Wirth graduates at military academy
SGM Travis Wirth, a 1994 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School, attended the 10-month course at the Sergeant Major Academy at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas. SGM Wirth has 22 years in the US Army. He has served in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo. Wirth is the son of Rick and Patricia Wirth,...
June 21, 2016 - 6:10pm
DL native receives Bronze de Fleury Medal
Brig. Gen. James Raymer, U.S. Army Engineer School commandant, awarded Maj. Andrew Swedberg, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, with the...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
June 21, 2016 - 1:48pm
May 29, 2016
Local soldiers are remembered as a decade passes since their ultimate sacrifice
Sacrifice. It can be a word hard for somebody to wrap their minds around when the word truly becomes reality. Before that word hits home, it...
May 29, 2016 - 5:40am
New U.S. military casualties occurring
Melissa Gillett recalls the sickly sweet, nearly vomit-inducing smell during her runs around Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, where she served...
April 29, 2016 - 5:15am
December 6, 2015
Lake Park native retires after 30-plus years with army
Growing up in a small town like Lake Park, Greg Schlauch didn’t really understand what a positive influence his upbringing would have on his...
December 6, 2015 - 5:50am
October 27, 2015
West graduates from basic training
Army National Guard Pvt. Katie M. West has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in...
October 27, 2015 - 6:05pm
October 20, 2015
Somerville graduates from basic training
Army National Guard Pfc. Molley Somerville has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice...
October 20, 2015 - 6:05pm