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St. Jude's Radiothon set for April 6-7 on local stations: BTD Manufacturing is challenging area businesses to match its contribution
Child sex charges pending for Bemidji middle school assistant principal
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
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
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
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
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
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 20, 2017
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
ST. PAUL—Widows and widowers of disabled military veterans in Minnesota could be eligible for a permanent property tax exemption after...
March 20, 2017 - 6:23pm
February 26, 2017
Request to DL city is Lima Charlie (loud and clear): Veterans groups propose display of tanks, fighter jet, navy boat
Imagine an F-16 fighter jet, a Navy patrol boat, a Bradley Fighting Vehicle and an M1A1 Abrams tank permanently on display in Veterans Park...
February 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 29, 2016
Letter: Thanks for braving the freezing cold to salute veterans
On Dec. 14, with temperatures below zero, volunteers with the assistance of City of Detroit Lakes employees honored those who serve and sacrifice for our nation. In ceremonies at Veterans Park and the Grand Army of the Republic, as well as a wreath placement at the Grand Army of the...
December 29, 2016 - 10:00am
December 17, 2016
Klobuchar bill improves veterans crisis line
Cheers to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Legislation that she and Sen.r John Thune (R-SD) led to improve the Veteran Suicide Crisis Line had been signed into law by the president. The Veterans Crisis Line is a toll-free number that provides vital support to veterans and their family members...
December 17, 2016 - 11:00am
Let’s Go Fishing helped get more than 1,200 area youth, veterans and seniors out on the water in 2016
It was another successful year for the Detroit Lakes Area Chapter of Let's Go Fishing, the local non-profit that offers free fishing and boating...
November 17, 2016 - 8:38am
November 11, 2016
Local 4-H kids touch lives with patriotic quilts, pillowcases
If you want to cover somebody in love, compassion and gratitude, there's just something about a quilt that can't be beat. Four local 4-H members...
November 11, 2016 - 5:00am
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 26, 2016
Minnesota legislators take historic stride in veteran care
A corrective story to one this newspaper published earlier this month: Local veterans groups spoke out about funding cuts it was seeing for its military funerals, which is indeed the case, but the article stated the cuts were coming from the state, when in fact they were federal cuts....
October 26, 2016 - 11:55am
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
May 28, 2016
Instead of just hoopla, let’s really support vets
We make such a big deal about Memorial Day, don’t we? For one day we act like military veterans really matter to the country, simply because we are flying some flags and taking a day off. Here is a suggestion. How about we, as a country, actually make them matter? How about we put...
May 28, 2016 - 5:50am
May 25, 2016
Lakes Area gears up for Memorial Day events
Every year on Memorial Day, tens of thousands of people gather in communities across the country to remember our veterans, living and dead, who...
May 25, 2016 - 9:26am
May 20, 2016
Ogema VFW Post to pay many tributes Memorial Day
Memorial day may be all about barbecues and an extra day off from work for some, but there are always those who make sure the holiday is celebrated...
May 20, 2016 - 5:15am
April 29, 2016
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
April 6, 2016
Purple Heart club named for DL vet
When Robert Ellsworth passed away on Oct. 15, 2014, his obituary referred to him as “the founding father of the Lloyd Beck Chapter 745 Military...
April 6, 2016 - 10:30am
March 31, 2016
Free business course for state veterans
For the first time ever, Minnesota’s veterans will have access to a free entrepreneurship training course called Boots to Business Reboot. Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration with help from several local and national partners, Reboot is a two-step training program that...
March 31, 2016 - 5:25am