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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
November 6, 2017
If you want to change things...
It's built into the idea of representative democracy that making change is difficult, which is why many people get discouraged. But few things...
November 6, 2017 - 5:30pm
November 3, 2017
Commentary: When wolves visit hunters, what does it mean?
It happens almost every time we set up our booth at events across the state. Once we put out the green tablecloth with our logo and the words "International Wolf Center" printed on it, a man in a camouflage hat steps up to talk. He tells us a story of a remarkable moment.
November 3, 2017 - 8:00am
October 29, 2017
Guest Editorial: New law helps seniors keep their savings
With all the negativity and political sniping coming out of Washington, D.C., here's a bit of good news — a new law was passed that will help seniors from getting robbed of their lifetime savings. The bipartisan legislation was authored by U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota,...
October 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Tax plan should not increase debt
The Concord Coalition urges congressional leaders and President Trump to ensure that the proposed tax cuts they propose would not increase the federal debt over the next decade.
October 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
Franken calls for funding to fight opioid epidemic
U.S. Sen. Al Franken is pushing for significant new federal investments to beat back the opioid crisis, a full-blown epidemic that steals more than 140 American lives each day. Although President Trump has declared the epidemic a public health emergency, the federal government —...
October 29, 2017 - 1:00pm
October 27, 2017
Bipartisan health care fix would move the ball forward
The bipartisan effort led by U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray represents an important, fiscally responsible step towards getting the country past an immediate crisis in insurance markets so that we can move on to debate necessary longer-term healthcare system reforms.
October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Why we need to scrap the debt ceiling
Using the debt ceiling as a means of reining in excessive spending has not worked. Our political efforts should go toward finding long-term solutions...
October 27, 2017 - 9:00am
The last big pipeline battle
That is us, right here, right now. Sort of an epic moment, I would say, for the north country. Let me explain why Enbridge's proposed Line 3...
October 27, 2017 - 8:00am
October 14, 2017
How do we make a great country still greater?
Our political system appears dysfunctional and occasionally on the verge of breakdown. But however dire things appear in Washington, I believe...
October 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 24, 2017
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
As federal budget appropriators begin to consider funding for fiscal year 2018, groups around Minnesota are calling on federal public officials to restore $300 million to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiation and invest in other Great Lakes regional programs. More than 150 organizations...
April 24, 2017 - 7:00am
March 25, 2017
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Late last month, the Detroit Lakes School Board met in a work session to begin answering the question that many in our community are asking and...
March 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 14, 2017
Winona LaDuke column: The presidential cabinet of the 1 percent
Cronyism, the unfair practice by a powerful person (such as a politician) ... is the practice of partiality in awarding jobs and other advantages to friends or trusted colleagues, especially in politics and between politicians and supportive organizations. For instance, this includes...
January 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Opinion column: To feed the world, look to veterinarians
Across one-fourth of the globe, people aren't getting the nutrients they need to stay healthy, according to the newly released Global Hunger Index. In many countries, the cause isn't a lack of food—it's a lack of safe food. The risk of malnutrition caused by unsafe food is increasing,...
January 14, 2017 - 10:00am
January 12, 2017
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Rep. Paul Marquart: Minnesota farmers need property tax relief now
Minnesota farm communities are being hit by the perfect storm: low commodity prices, high land values, and aging schools. It is not fair to stick farmers with big property tax bills, or leave students with outdated classrooms. That is why we are proposing a tax credit to provide Minnesota...
January 12, 2017 - 10:00am
January 7, 2017
Lee Hamilton column: Give me liberty or give me death?
The problem is not just the politicians. It's us, too. There are a lot of dire predictions about our representative democracy out there. We're...
January 7, 2017 - 7:00am