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Pregnant woman dies in central Minnesota crash
Minnesota suicide rate spiked in 2017
MNsure enrollment increases 5 percent
Victims identified in fatal horse-and-buggy crash in central Minnesota
Another one bites the dust: Bait shop second, final building knocked down for Midtown development
Thielen selected to second Pro Bowl
Owatonna’s Williamson named Mr. Football
Bruggeman becomes all-time scorer at SMSU
Laker boys thumped at Alexandria
Jazz team runners-up at Melrose
M State employees recognized for outstanding work at state conference
DIY and impress with Aunt Margie's Murderously Good Hot Fudge Sauce
Serving up some sweet holiday spirit: Holy Rosary’s 28th Christmas Cookie Walk is Dec. 8
Detroit Lakes' Schell honored by Minnesota Library Association
Christmas Brunch Strata is big on holiday style, but easy to make
friends & neighbors
Peterson helps secure hundreds of millions of dollars in rural broadband development
Under one roof: Accessories Unlimited constructing new shop in Detroit Lakes industrial park
Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes receives national quality award
Essentia Health welcomes nurse practitioner in Detroit Lakes
DL Public Utilities receives award for excellence in communication
Friends in high places? Gov. Mark Dayton talks Garth Brooks into extra show
Looking for some holiday tension relief? Try a good mystery or two
Holiday happenings: A guide to what's new in lakes area entertainment
Your library has the Christmas spirit!
Simple Gifts coming to DL's Holmes Theatre Friday
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Tom Mortenson To Head International Business Council
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
"Merry Christmas!" I shouted
Opinion: What does it mean to be patriotic?
Letter: What does Detroit Lakes have against trees?
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Klobuchar: Developing a more effective flu vaccine is critical
Late-season archers have shot at filling deer tags
Fascinating courtship rituals of the sharp-tailed grouse
Ice fishing is in full swing, just in time for Christmas
Snowmobile trails still need more snow, cold temperatures
Column: Piebald deer are a fluke of nature
'Coming together to exchange ideas and love': DL woman travels to Australia for Healing Our Spirit event
100 years of fashion tradition: Native jingle dresses connect dance, art, history
New beat: UK chart-topping DJ, Erik Dale, is finding his rhythm in Detroit Lakes
Two years in Tunis: 2012 Laker grad Celeste Koppe is making her mark in the Middle East
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
Pine to Palm 2018
Pine to Palm legend: Renner completes incredible career at 86th tourney
Stein short game delivers Seniors title
Piatz repeats as Mid-Am champion
Andrisen claims Supers crown; Renner steps down
Foth captures Pine to Palm title on 22nd hole
December 1, 2018
Mashed potatoes: Comfort ye, my people
It came as an urgent written message from a granddaughter pleading for comfort and comfort food: "Grandma, we'll see you at Thanksgiving —...
December 1, 2018 - 6:49pm
Letter: Thanks to Detroit Lakes police officers for all their help
"Protect and serve." That is the motto of most police departments, and it certainly is appropriate for the Detroit Lakes Police Department. We would like to personally thank officer Jason Schnathorst for his assistance when we were involved in a minor traffic accident (not our fault);...
December 1, 2018 - 6:40pm
November 30, 2018
Letter: A moral and compassionate approach to the border
With much verbiage (hate to call it debate) calling some people unpatriotic, America-hating, racist, compassionless and a whole host of other things regarding the U.S. immigration policy, I would like to point out an observation that to this point I have not heard. As president Obama...
November 30, 2018 - 6:19am
Opinion: End the chaos at the border
A caravan of more than 7,000 migrants from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador caused a lot of concern as it barreled north towards the southern border of the United States. Their end goal? Eventual "asylum" status within our borders. This surge in unfettered immigration is the new...
November 30, 2018 - 1:16am
Commentary: Teenagers need parents to adopt them
Teenagers conjure up all kinds of images in our minds: Strong, energetic, techy, buoyant, independent, impulsive, emotional, adventuresome and ever-changing. They are complex human beings who need care, stability and guidance in their lives to become healthy productive adults.
November 30, 2018 - 1:14am
November 26, 2018
Opinion: It's time to take back our democracy
These midterm elections felt momentous, and they were. Some things changed on Tuesday — for the better or for the worse, depending on your ideological orientation — but in a sense, Nov. 6 was a referendum on democracy itself.
November 26, 2018 - 1:36am
November 25, 2018
Column: Forecasting an ugly duckling winter
Do you believe that nature sends us signs and signals warning us how severe the approaching winter will be? For example, some believe that when...
November 25, 2018 - 6:38am
November 23, 2018
Letter: I lost my dad to a fire in Detroit Lakes one year ago, DL community was silent when we needed it most
It's been one year since I lost my dad Thanksgiving weekend 2017. How fast a year goes, and yet it feels like I got that call just yesterday. Those reading this and that have been a part of the Detroit Lakes community for a while know my family. We sat next to you in church every...
November 23, 2018 - 5:37pm
American energy is fueled by freedom, not bailouts
A leaked memo circulating in the White House calls for electricity consumers to bail out struggling coal and nuclear plants by mandating that a portion of energy be purchased from certain failing suppliers. This proposal doesn't make sense. Following through would undermine the market-driven...
November 23, 2018 - 1:01am
November 22, 2018
Lynn Hummel column: Making a case for optimism
Last week, on the day before Election Day, I wrote an article of discouragement. I was discouraged by the negative tone of campaign ads: Don't...
November 22, 2018 - 5:02am
November 19, 2018
Guest Editorial:To any inappropriate teachers out there
To any educator who has inappropriately interacted with a student, or to anyone headed down that path: Think about what you're doing. Think about the lives you're ruining — your own as well as that of the victim. And we say "victim" because that's what the young person is. The...
November 19, 2018 - 1:18am
November 18, 2018
Letter: Election was rebuke to Trump, support for rule of law
The recent midterm election was, without a doubt, a rebuke, but not totally against Trump. In my view the six million votes by Democrats, Independents and some Republicans represent a declaration for rule of law, decency, respect and truth. The Republican party's 'devolvement,' with...
November 18, 2018 - 1:38am
November 17, 2018
Tribune editorial: Pigs roll in the mud, it doesn't mean we have to jump in
In high school there were always the mean drama queens. You probably still remember them and could mutter their first and last name under your breath right now. They made mountains out of mole hills and often twisted situations to pit people against each other. They were the loud...
November 17, 2018 - 3:40am
November 15, 2018
Guest Editorial: Parents, teens should talk about driving
Getting a driver's license is a major milestone for teens. But it's also one that can lead to tragedy. Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2,082 teen drivers were involved in fatal motor...
November 15, 2018 - 4:41pm
November 12, 2018
Letter: Detroit Lakes School District sends big 'thank you' to voters
On behalf of the Detroit Lakes School District, I wanted to extend our thanks to the voters of the Detroit Lakes School District for the passage of the Facilities Bond referendum on Tuesday. The district is humbled by the decision of the district's voters and will work diligently...
November 12, 2018 - 4:25pm