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Menahga teen sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Jury convicts Frazee man of criminal sexual conduct
Winter load increases end in north-central frost zone
Making room: High school principal Darren Wolf discusses space issues specific to his school
2 juveniles hurt, 10 people arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline camp closes
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Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Two local students graduate from UM-Morris
Smith named to dean's list at University of Nebraska
Detroit Lakes students on dean's list at Mankato
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
She's ready...: New Holiday gas station opens to ‘pumped’ community
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
Albert M. Finch
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
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
January 27, 2016
DL students aim high for local war vets
Rossman fifth graders got a taste of how, even as children, they are capable of making somebody else’s dreams come true. The students held...
January 27, 2016 - 11:01am
December 18, 2015
Dayton takes action to help state vets
Gov. Mark Dayton has taken executive action to recognize training mental health counselors for military veterans, through the American Red Cross, as an appropriate use of leave time for state employees. Under current law, State of Minnesota employees are allowed to take up to 15 days...
December 18, 2015 - 5:35am