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Lake Park-Audubon NHS members send out healthy 'Treats for Troops'
Nurse union challenges firings: Essentia Health flu shot mandate passes deadline
Crime & accidents
How to cook a turkey
Burglary suspects nabbed after short chase in Becker County
Adam Thielen's parents revel in son's success
Unlike teammates, Thielen shrugs off reaching 1,000 receiving yards
Laker hockey team building on experience from last year
Hibbert enters 18th pro Snocross season determined to reclaim national title
Vikings hold off Lions to win seventh straight game
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
Daggett Truck Line driver hits million mile mark
Willing and able: Adults with disabilities find pride, friendship through job partnerships in Perham
Gas prices down 4.2 cents last week
MnDOT honored with National Roadway Safety Award
Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Detroit Lakes
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts coming to Shooting Star Dec. 1
M State choirs welcome the holiday season with 'Gloria'
Let the winter games begin: Shakes off seasonal boredom with board games
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Franklin Benjamin "Bud" Heisler
Roger (Ben) Nelson
Paul Dennis Aasness
Kenneth "Ken" LeRoy Baker
Letter: Tax cuts for rich will be paid for by rest of us
We're thankful for you, dear reader
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
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
November 9, 2017
North elected to serve one-year term on LP-A school board
Though it is a non-election year for most local, state and national offices, there was at least one place in Becker County where an election was held on Tuesday: The Lake Park-Audubon School District.
November 9, 2017 - 8:00am
Voting their conscience; Becker County voters choose their next leaders
November 9, 2016 - 12:24pm
November 4, 2016
Exercise your right to vote; Election Day 2016 is this Tuesday
Ever wondered why we vote on a Tuesday in November? According to the History Channel's website, our agrarian past is the reason. Most people...
November 4, 2016 - 3:53pm
November 2, 2016
Don't let influx of outside money influence your vote
Those who care about rural Minnesota see that Paul Marquart best represents the city of Detroit Lakes in the State House. During Paul's time in St. Paul he has worked long hours to stand up to the special interests and the well off from Minneapolis as a strong and consistent voice...
November 2, 2016 - 8:21am
October 26, 2016
Detroit Lakes students elect Trump in mock election
The first ever statewide mock election for high schools in Minnesota included Detroit Lakes High School. 282 schools participated in Minnesota Students Vote 2016, a campaign that "helps students discover the importance of elections and the power of their votes in the democracy" according...
October 26, 2016 - 10:34am
October 2, 2016
Absentee voting soars in Becker County
Election Day isn't until Nov. 8, but already more than 175 people have voted in Becker County. Absentee voting has been especially popular this...
October 2, 2016 - 5:00am
September 23, 2016
Early voting has started in Minnesota, among first in the nation
Election Day is more than a month away but the voting was already underway Friday, as Minnesota kicked off its first presidential cycle where...
September 23, 2016 - 11:40am
August 10, 2016
Big turnout in November? Simon strives to improve voting process
Look for a big turnout for the Nov. 8 general election, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon said in Detroit Lakes Wednesday. He doesn’t...
August 10, 2016 - 10:30am
Four myths about MN voting
Here are a few myths about voting that Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon would like to dispel: Myth No. 1: Your ballot will be considered “spoiled” and thrown out if you fail to vote in every race. “If you’re only comfortable with two of the contests, leave the others...
August 10, 2016 - 10:28am
June 25, 2016
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Casting your ballot is a fundamental constitutional right, and ensuring that every eligible voter can do so is basic to our system. It should be easy to vote — and hard to cheat. The elections process is not usually grist for inflammatory rhetoric. But this year has been different....
June 25, 2016 - 5:05am
April 22, 2016
MN smart to turn to the primary system
So important is the office of the president that Europeans often say they wish they could vote in U.S. elections. That won’t be happening anytime soon, of course. But it helps explain what’s happening in Minnesota right now, as the Legislature comes closer to scrapping the presidential...
April 22, 2016 - 5:30am
March 5, 2016
Of young people and politics
When two little 6-year-old twin girls donning Bernie Sanders T-shirts showed up at the Democratic caucus in Detroit Lakes Tuesday night, they had to have made people smile. The little brown-haired, brown-eyed 13-year-old girl with glasses sitting quietly at the Republican caucus in...
March 5, 2016 - 5:20am
November 1, 2015
Your vote is your vote, be proud
There is a reason that when we go to the polls, we take the ballot and close the curtain behind us. Before the polls though, it’s up to each individual voter how they want to cast their vote — for which candidate or which cause. Some people are more than happy to share their...
November 1, 2015 - 5:25am
September 16, 2015
Register to vote in September
Voting rights are that which should be protected, promoted and practiced. And because of that, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon announced that September has officially been declared “Voter Registration Month” and Sept. 22 specifically as “Voter Registration Day” in...
September 16, 2015 - 10:17am
August 22, 2015
On voting...and not voting
The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. Which is all well and good, but it leaves out of the equation one large bloc of citizens: people who are eligible to vote, but don’t. Over the years,...
August 22, 2015 - 5:05am