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Home and Sport Show set for next weekend in DL
'Nowhere to Lay Their Heads': March 25 forum at Ecumen turns spotlight on homelessness
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Roseau rallies, heads back to state championship game
Smith leads Huskers at Clover Cup
Thunderbirds outwork Owls for Section 6A title
Washington leads Cass Lake-Bena to section boys title over Ada-Borup
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ag expert joins Rep. Peterson's committee staff
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
Eugene M. Roerick
Catherine L. Slone
Harvey L. Lundstrom
Brian B. Eide
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
October 11, 2017
Letter: Booster Club, not DL School District, paid for new scoreboards
A recent edition of the Detroit Lakes Tribune reported the actions of the Detroit Lakes School Board and their special meeting on Sept. 28 that was called to address two issues. The first was the approval of the Preliminary 2018 School Property Tax Levy. Of particular interest was...
October 11, 2017 - 11:51am
June 25, 2017
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
The decision to send troops overseas requires clear eyes, hard questions and specific answers. The Trump Administration, like its predecessors, has shown an apparent appetite for the use of force overseas. The "mother of all bombs" dropped on Syrian troops, saber-rattling toward North...
June 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 21, 2017
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
Knock, knock — trouble could be at your door. With the summer season kicking in, area residents will be getting visits from door-to-door solicitors offering asphalt services, magazine subscriptions, security alarm systems and other products and services. The Better Business...
June 21, 2017 - 10:59am
February 25, 2017
Letter: Trump is my president
I find it interesting on how the Liberals are stating facts about Trump that they get from CNN and make it sound like they were in a WH briefing. I can state some facts. I had (5) TRUMP signs stolen by Hillary babies that trespassed on my property, but they took the HIGH road! They...
February 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
June 29, 2016
July 4 by the numbers: US flags made in China, Mexican flags made in US
On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual...
June 29, 2016 - 10:32am
June 17, 2016
Letter: How to wage war on forest tent caterpillars, and have some fun at the same time
I think my basic age is 12. Oh, I know; when I settle back into reality, it’s a lot older. But every once in a while, the 12-year-old comes out to play. Seeing the forest tent caterpillars (they aren’t army worms; they’re forest tent caterpillars) gracing all sides of...
June 17, 2016 - 2:37pm
Lee Hamilton column: Political system broken? Fix it, don’t throw it out
It’s so easy in a presidential election year to forget that our system is not about a single person. This year especially, when the dynamics of the presidential contest have dominated news coverage so thoroughly that even the Senate and House races have largely disappeared from...
June 17, 2016 - 2:18pm
Editorial: Put down the stone, step away from the sinner
When did parents become so judgy of each other? Remember the days when something tragic or scary happened to a child and people rallied around the child’s parents for support, privately thanking God it wasn’t their kid? Those days appear to be gone. Now it’s all about placing...
June 17, 2016 - 2:16pm
January 2, 2015
Other Opinions: Area waters at risk with oil pipeline
BY WINONA LADUKE Guest Columnist What started as 375,000 barrels per day crossing by Rice Lake and the Mississippi headwaters, is now almost 1.5 million barrels per day proposed oil in the Enbridge lines. As well, Enbridge proposes to abandon a rusting line and leave it, in the...
January 2, 2015 - 12:37pm
January 29, 2010
Obama's ideas are good, but must be paid for
Spending nearly two-thirds of his speech on the economy, President Barack Obama left no doubt Wednesday night in his State of the Union address that he wants the American people to know jobs is foremost on his mind. The address prods Congress to begin a second stimulus package,...
January 29, 2010 - 4:22pm
March 25, 2009
Thanks for election support
I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all who supported me in the Tuesday election. I thank the many people who opened their doors to shake hands and visit about the issues. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and hearing your concerns. To those who attended the...
March 25, 2009 - 12:34pm
August 13, 2008
Other Opinions -- Minnesota's official sesquicentennial license plate unveiled in Duluth
For history buffs truly watching the clock, the unveiling of Minnesota's official sesquicentennial license plate in Duluth today may be akin to closing the barn door long after the wagon train has left. After all, the North Star State's official birthday was May 11, and thanks to...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 29, 2008
Ten tips for using cell phones
Every driver has seen it: Motorists driving down a busy street with one hand on the wheel and another on their cell phone. They're so absorbed in their conversation, there's little chance they're paying close attention to the next traffic light, the car ahead of them, the pedestrian...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Guest Editorial: Minnesota could have front-row seat to elections
If you thought the big race was over Tuesday when Democrats finally settled on Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton (we think), it ain't over yet. In fact, Minnesota just may end up with a front-row seat as the presidential campaign kicks up in full gear from now until Nov. 4. It should...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am