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Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Three-year-old girl accidentally shot with .22 rifle
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
DL man must pay $55K restitution after bilking elderly woman
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
Frazee alums place at Grinaker Cobber Open
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
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
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
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
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
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Irene Rose Byer
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
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 11, 2017
An invitation to listen, discuss, engage with your local newspaper
I have to admit, over the course of my nearly 14 years in journalism, I've wondered if I should've chosen a different career. This job is stressful. Deadlines are numerous and the workload intense. I've stayed up until 1 a.m. or awoken at 5 a.m. to finish writing articles for the...
October 11, 2017 - 10:42am
August 22, 2017
'A tradition of excellence': Detroit Lakes newspaper's history goes back...way back
Dating back to 1879, the newspaper is the oldest business in Detroit Lakes--it was one of the first businesses to pop up in what was then called...
August 22, 2017 - 5:03pm
August 16, 2017
Whiteout front page draws attention to importance of local news
Ann Daley needs to know the "full skinny" about what is happening in her community. So she turns to her local newspaper for everything from city council decisions to where there is a taco feed. "It is local events that I like to know about," the 86-year-old woman said about what...
August 16, 2017 - 3:06pm
March 2, 2016
Trump doesn’t understand libel law
Recently, Donald Trump said “I’m gonna open up our libel laws, so when they write purposely negative and horrible, false articles, we can sue them and win lots of money.” The specific media outlets he mentioned were the New York Times and The Washington Post. The first thing...
March 2, 2016 - 10:44am
November 7, 2015
Newspapers are changing, not dying
There is an average of four devices or technologies people use to access news. It’s not like back in the day where there was one: a printed newspaper. Now there’s print, online, social media and mobile. Yes, we realize there are other sources like radio and television, but...
November 7, 2015 - 5:35am
July 5, 2015
Newspaper strives to be a community leader
As mentioned in Wednesday’s Tribune editorial, we at Detroit Lakes Newspapers learned last week about how our newspaper fits into the eight dimensions that make up a healthy community. As part of the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Editors & Publishers Community Leadership...
July 5, 2015 - 5:05am
July 2, 2015
Healthy leadership in a community
Healthy leadership in a healthy community. Isn’t that what we are all striving to obtain and be a part of? The newspaper is no different. In May, Detroit Lakes Newspapers Publisher Mary Brenk and Editor Pippi Mayfield attended the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Editors...
July 2, 2015 - 5:10am
January 6, 2015
FCC names Ronquist publisher of Duluth News Tribune
DULUTH, Minn. – From one Great Lakes city to another, the publisher of the Traverse City Record Eagle in Michigan is moving this month into...
January 6, 2015 - 9:48pm
September 15, 2010
Forum publisher and CEO William C. Marcil to step aside
William C. Marcil, whose career as The Forum's publisher has spanned nearly 41 years, eight presidential administrations and countless major news stories, will step down on Dec. 1 and hand the reins to his son, Bill Marcil Jr. The 74-year-old Marcil is relinquishing his role as...
September 15, 2010 - 8:07am
December 26, 2008
Forum Communications names McLister new VP of newspapers
Steve McLister, publisher of the Duluth News Tribune and former general manager of The Forum, has been promoted to vice president of newspapers...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
Tribune Editorial: Community newspapers are stronger than ever
We've had enough of people bashing newspapers and other "mainstream media" and it's time to set the record straight. In Arizona, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio recently took the campaign against the mainstream media to a new low by running an anti-media television ad. In...
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
Take advantage of online newspapers, too
For me, there is no morning like Sunday morning. I usually wake up at around 6 a.m. (as I can never seem to sleep in, no matter how hard I try), and, just after throwing on a bathrobe so as to make myself decent, check my e-mail while no one else is awake to look over my shoulder...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
DL Newspapers hires 5
Detroit Lakes Newspapers would like to welcome five new staff members. Pam Bauer recently joined the graphic design staff. Bauer, originally from Barnesville, has several years of graphic design experience. She previously worked for the Fergus Falls Daily Journal and The Times...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 7, 2008
Record Editorial: Despite reports, community newspapers are thriving
To paraphrase famed humorist (and newspaperman) Mark Twain, the news of our death has been greatly exaggerated. Despite grim financial news from large dailies like the Minneapolis Star Tribune and St.
May 7, 2008 - 12:00am