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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
June 11, 2016
Philippines just elected their version of Trump
If the 2016 presidential election in the United States is seen as a circus, then other countries around the world must be ready to join it. Across...
June 11, 2016 - 5:40am
May 21, 2016
The slow progress on Colombian peace
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has been a major thorn in the side of the government of Colombia since the FARC’s creation in 1964 to fight rural inequality. Over the past 52 years more than 220,000 people have been killed, 6 million internally displaced and an...
May 21, 2016 - 5:35am
May 7, 2016
Remember sanctions on Russia? Europe hopes you don't
It seems like an awful long time ago that one of the most prominent threats most Europeans feared was an increasingly aggressive Russia and an unstable Ukraine. To be fair, the concern of terrorist attacks, as well as the refugee crisis was well underway before the turmoil on its...
May 7, 2016 - 5:15am
April 16, 2016
Is Turkey really the ally the West thinks it is?
When looking at the current state of the Middle East, there really isn’t one specific action or country for that matter that has caused the turmoil the region finds itself in. A common belief is that the region is overwhelmed with weak states that need foreign intervention to keep...
April 16, 2016 - 5:50am
April 2, 2016
Myanmar’s new democracy and the rot within
This past Wednesday was a momentous time for Myanmar, in which its first elected civilian president in 50 years was sworn in. The National League for Democracy (NLD) won last November’s historic election that has now allowed it to select a president over the ruling military junta....
April 2, 2016 - 5:25am
March 19, 2016
Brazil has more to worry about than the Olympics and Zika
Brazil may be concerned about the run-up to hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but it has far more pressing issues to deal with. Last week more than a million Brazilians joined anti-government rallies across the country, challenging impeachment for embattled president...
March 19, 2016 - 5:30am
March 5, 2016
Britain-EU exit could hurt U.S.
In recent weeks the notion of Britain leaving the European Union has been getting some media attention. The so called “Brexit” is no doubt a monumental issue facing Europe as a whole. However, the potential impact a Brexit could entail for the U.S. largely goes unnoticed. The...
March 5, 2016 - 5:15am
February 20, 2016
Burundi is quietly unraveling
Burundi, the tiny country of 10 million people in Africa bordering Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo is embroiled in a major crisis. However, the issues that plague the country are largely going unnoticed by most outside the continent. Burundi has been dealing...
February 20, 2016 - 5:45am
February 13, 2016
Breaking down Puerto Rico's debt crisis
Puerto Rico is in the midst of one of the worst financial crises in the world today. Since the U.S. won control of Puerto Rico from Spain in 1898, it should be remembered it is an American crisis as well. While Puerto Ricans don’t pay certain federal taxes and they can’t vote...
February 13, 2016 - 5:40am
January 30, 2016
Tunisia: Where reform only happens after electrocution, self-immolation
Success can be a difficult thing to define in world politics, especially when it comes to building a democratic state. Depending on a person’s outlook on the Arab Spring, it could be viewed as either a failure or a success. To be fair, it is still too early to really label it one...
January 30, 2016 - 5:40am
January 23, 2016
What role will Japan play in Asia-Pacific?
Japan has long been a major power in the Asia-Pacific, and one of the closest U.S. allies. In fact, with an increasingly assertive China and a threat-pumping North Korea, it could be argued that Japan is the most important American ally in the region. Much of Japan’s foreign policy...
January 23, 2016 - 5:45am
January 16, 2016
Capturing ‘El Chapo’ won’t fix drug trade problem
The third time’s the charm. That must be what Mexican government authorities are hoping after capturing Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán-Loera on Jan. 8 during a military raid in Los Mochis, located near the Gulf of California. According to Mexican officials, a meeting between U.S....
January 16, 2016 - 5:15am
January 9, 2016
The world outlook for 2016
For the past 8 years, the Council on Foreign Relations’ Center for Preventative Action has conducted a Preventive Priorities Survey. The annual documents provide U.S. policymakers a list of likely situations that will occur in the upcoming year, and ranks them by potential impact...
January 9, 2016 - 5:30am
December 19, 2015
Breaking down Paris climate change agreement
The Paris Climate Change Conference or COP21 (21st Conference of the Parties) took place from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11, or more accurately, Dec. 12 as participants required an additional day to arrive at an agreement in writing. The deal has been viewed by climate experts and policymakers...
December 19, 2015 - 5:55am
December 12, 2015
Is Venezuela next on Obama’s checklist?
In the past couple of years it has become apparent that President Obama’s administration has sought to repair broken ties with countries around the world. Cuba and Iran are two prominent examples. With the recent elections in Venezuela, it’s not all that outlandish to assume that...
December 12, 2015 - 5:30am