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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
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
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
'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
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
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
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
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