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Waubun woman sentenced for writing bad checks
A hero among us: Perham man turns 95, flag flying over the U.S. Capitol today in his honor
DL Eagles donate $300 to RRV hospice
Area students continue to excel academically
June 15 benefit set for Ogema man injured after becoming trapped in a trench
Laker girls finish regular season with win at Park Rapids
Seebold and Hanninen place fourth at sections
Laker softball scores late to advance to third round
Twins smack 8 HRs in rout of Angels
Wild hire former star Modano as adviser
Area students continue to excel academically
Richwood Lutheran honors Erickson for 45 years as church organist
Area students graduate from MN colleges
It's graduation time at area colleges
Extension recognizes Audubon couple as 2019 'emerging leaders'
friends & neighbors
40 years and counting: BTD celebrates 40 years in business this month
Markuson-Baer Insurance acquires Community Development Insurance Services, LLC
Farmers under pressure
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Passing the torch: Detroit Lakes Overhead Door sells to new ownership
What's happening in lakes area entertainment this weekend
Theater, magic and art camps set for this summer at Holmes
A little art, a little music, and a lot of fun: Holmes Art Cellar hosts its first Open Mic Night
Take a look: Red Bridge Park Sculpture Walk will change soon
'Walk for Hope & Peace' exhibition opens at Nemeth
Wayne & Gail Quittschreiber
George Richard Manke
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Elaine L. Kertscher
James Dennis "Jim" Conklin
Gerald (Gene) Eugene Miller
Troy Lee Bruce
Harry O. Fuglie
Opinion: Klobuchar bill takes aim at senior fraud
Memorial Day:Thank our soldiers
Letter: Volunteers, public feedback needed by Food Pantry
Letter: Support for coach who quit after allegations of inappropriate contact
Letter: GOP abortion concerns lost in politics?
Minnesotans love their ruby-throated hummingbird
Glamping app offers quirky, quaint camping: Hipcamp.com encourages landowners to open space for camping
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener
This Saturday, about 500,000 anglers will visit Minnesota waters to catch a fish. Here's a closer look.
Anglers can find nutritious, plentiful sunfish in all areas of the state
Riding on faith: Emily Mingo opens nonprofit, faith-based youth ranch in Vergas
Turning a corner in Frazee: CornerStone community and youth center now in development
'Race For Survivors' at Holbrook Farms: Eagle Scout plans 5K to benefit the families of fallen service members
'A really cool situation': College student Laker alums create scholarships for new grads
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
Polar Fest 2019
Breaking boards and swinging swords: Martial arts Break-A-Thon raises $2,200
A Chocolate Fantasy: Museum fundraiser was a hit with Polar Fest-ers
Cold molds: Snow sculptures a sight to see at City Park
Oodles of noodles: Hundreds had a (meat) ball at Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner
Deuces Wild returns to Holmes Theatre stage Saturday
May 14, 2019
Guest Editorial: Saying 'no' won't lead to budget deal at the Capitol
Throughout this legislative session, the Star Tribune Editorial Board has advocated for a middle ground, a path of compromise where both Republicans and Democrats could help advance Minnesota. However, with less than two weeks to go before the session deadline and talks at a stalemate,...
May 14, 2019 - 11:14pm
May 6, 2019
Guest Editorial: A bipartisan first step toward better roads
According to the latest American Society of Civil Engineers report card, Minnesota's infrastructure gets an overall grade of "C." Its bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, transit and wastewater categories all receive varying versions of a "C" grade and the state's roads are graded...
May 6, 2019 - 12:02pm
May 3, 2019
Guest Editorial: Quit playing games with MN election security
GOP Senate elections committee chair Mary Kiffmeyer and GOP Sen. Majority Leader Paul Gazelka have crossed the line into obstructionism by playing political games with election security funding from the federal government. They're holding $6 million of taxpayer funding hostage in...
May 3, 2019 - 1:02pm
April 28, 2019
Guest Editorial: Chamber sounds alarm on taxes
The Minnesota Chamber's longtime rallying cry has been, "Get out of the top 10 in tax rates!" Yes, responsible taxation can ensure government services and a high quality of life, but no state wants to be one of the most taxed in the nation; heavy tax burdens choke off entrepreneurship,...
April 28, 2019 - 12:24am
April 26, 2019
Guest Editorial: Young voters show political power
Here's some heartening news on the political front. Young people are taking an increased interest in politics — at least in Minnesota. The state's youth voter turnout was tops in the United States in 2018, according to a new study. Minnesota has long had a solid track record...
April 26, 2019 - 12:11am
April 20, 2019
Guest Editorial: End the secrecy and release federal BWCA study
The Trump administration should swiftly release the data, documents and analysis it relied on to make a controversial 2018 decision advancing copper mining near Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Until it does, disturbing questions remain about whether that industry-friendly...
April 20, 2019 - 12:26pm
April 17, 2019
Guest Editorial: Are you teaching children about money?
Like it or not, a basic knowledge of money — how to save it, how to wisely spend it, how to plan your future with it — is important. One could argue that it ranks right up there with reading, writing and arithmetic. Yet many young people, even in this high-tech world with...
April 17, 2019 - 12:39am
April 10, 2019
Guest Editorial: President wrong to disparage wind industry
LM Wind Power is a Grand Forks company that employs 800, with realistic hopes of adding more jobs. Late last year, the city's Job Development Authority approved an expansion for LM Wind to add infrastructure that will house office space and also accommodate construction of 203-feet-long...
April 10, 2019 - 6:28pm
April 9, 2019
Guest Editorial: Young people don't realize risks of vaping
More young people are using e-cigarettes, JUUL and other forms of vaping than ever before. A 2018 survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Federal Drug Administration found a dramatic increase in vaping among high schoolers — 75 percent are...
April 9, 2019 - 4:36am
April 1, 2019
Changing baseball: Don't affect the sanctity of the game
Was it a stroke of genius or just luck that first base was placed 90 feet from home plate in baseball? After all, a relatively spry runner can cover 90 feet in almost the exact amount of time required for a shortstop to gather a ground ball and throw to a waiting first baseman. Ten...
April 1, 2019 - 11:47am
March 17, 2019
Guest Editorial: State permitting fails more than Enbridge
Minnesota's snail's-pace permitting of the much-needed, much-anticipated, and thoroughly scrutinized Line 3 Replacement Project has now led to an unacceptable and problematic delay. Enbridge announced late last week it will hold off on construction for a year because the permitting...
March 17, 2019 - 1:42pm
March 7, 2019
Guest Editorial: Klobuchar reflects positive traits of Minnesotans
It's too early to endorse a candidate for president or to even play the odds. The 2020 election is nearly two years away, and the primaries and caucuses are still a year in the future. But with Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar having declared that she is a candidate for the Democratic...
March 7, 2019 - 11:01am
February 20, 2019
Guest Editorial: Minnesota mustn't miss out on sure bet
It certainly didn't take long for Minnesota to get left behind on a sure-bet windfall. Less than a year ago, in May, the U.S. Supreme Court took action that opened the door for states to join Nevada in allowing legal betting on professional and college sports, specifically the outcomes...
February 20, 2019 - 5:01pm
February 18, 2019
Guest Editorial: Is your personal info at risk?
With the soaring popularity of social media, nothing much is private anymore — what you're doing for fun, what you're eating, where you're going, who you're dating, what you're buying, the list goes on. But some information should remain private — especially if involves...
February 18, 2019 - 12:43am
January 30, 2019
Guest Editorial: Full Mueller report should be revealed
If he is confirmed, William Barr, President Donald Trump's nominee to be attorney general, should make special counsel Robert Mueller's report public upon the completion of Mueller's investigation. If he does not, Congress should subpoena Mueller to reveal the results through his...
January 30, 2019 - 11:59am