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Callaway woman sentenced for meth
Fargo man sentenced for marijuana oil
Moorhead woman charged with being fugitive from justice
'We know what it's like': Waubun students host Mental Health Awareness Week, keeping the issue on peoples' minds
13-year-olds involved in car theft, chase, crash in Otter Tail County
Hanninen, Seebold advance to section semis
DL blows out Fergus Falls in 8AAA opener
Adapted bowling team competes at state
EGF ends Laker team tennis season
Jacks extend win streak over DL to 16 games
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'
Lions Club 'Bowling Blast' a success
friends & neighbors
Farmers under pressure
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Passing the torch: Detroit Lakes Overhead Door sells to new ownership
DLHS Business Professionals of America members place in National Leadership Conference
Ecumen executive director promoted to regional director of operations
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
Here, there and everywhere: MN indie rock band to spend week in DL doing workshops, pop-up concerts
Wayne & Gail Quittschreiber
George Richard Manke
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Kit Mathew Grove
Duane Arthur Long
Yvonne L. (Brown) Herzog
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?
Letter: By supporting biodiesel, Collin Peterson stands up for agriculture
MN needs to get broadband program back on track, ASAP
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
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
'It's just something you deal with': Erika Gilsdorf, creator of the 'Inside Out' campaign, talks about her experience with OCD
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
February 3, 2017
Letter: The era of Trump--so it begins
This Is How It Begins: Quoting American Sociologist C. Wright Mills (1916 — 1962), "People with advantages are loath to believe that they just happen to be people with advantages. They come readily to define themselves as inherently worthy of what they possess; they come to...
February 3, 2017 - 9:14am
January 17, 2017
Hearing is this week on making ND all one time zone, no daylight savings time
BISMARCK -- A lively discussion is expected Thursday morning when a Devils Lake senator’s plan that would make North Dakota like Arizona and...
January 17, 2017 - 10:44pm
January 9, 2017
Minnesota state auditor Rebecca Otto to run for governor
ST. PAUL — Three-term Minnesota Auditor Rebecca Otto will run for governor, she told the Pioneer Press, joining what is expected to be...
January 9, 2017 - 9:29am
November 24, 2016
Reacting the christian way
On the day this is published, it will be two weeks since I woke up and found out that Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States. It's been quite an interesting time, especially since I am abroad in a socialist foreign country. As many of you know, I am what you...
November 24, 2016 - 2:42pm
November 16, 2016
We didn't have Trump on our cover, you want to know why?
If one were to listen to the barrage of phone calls and emails this newspaper has received over the last week, it would be appear as if we are in cahoots with the Democratic Party and are just finally being outed by the angry, betrayed public who at last has caught onto our political...
November 16, 2016 - 8:50am
November 9, 2016
Minnesotans like panel for determining legislator pay
November 9, 2016 - 10:45am
November 5, 2016
Guest Editorial: Can we now please move past all the negativity?
I'm an idiot. You're an idiot. We're all idiots. That's what this election, and which candidate we support, comes down to if you get caught up in the social media hysteria. Hillary is a liar, she's a crook and anyone who votes for her should absolutely be ashamed of themselves. Donald...
November 5, 2016 - 10:00am
November 2, 2016
Why I got into public service--my brother and the Eken family legacy
As campaign season draws to a close, I wanted to take the time to reflect why I became active in public service. In the simplest terms, it was a few important relationships in my life that motivated me to be an advocate for our region. When I was growing up I had a brother named Kyle...
November 2, 2016 - 10:13am
More false attacks; Marquart has always supported farmers
The misleading and false attacks keep coming. This time in the Oct. 30 letter from Rep. Steve Drazkowski questioning my strong support for tax relief for farmers. Let me set the record straight. I am the only candidate in this race endorsed by the Minnesota Farm Bureau and the Minnesota...
November 2, 2016 - 10:12am
U.S. Politics Looking a Lot Like Africa -- Why I'm Choosing Evan McMullin
I live in East Africa, and I am dumbfounded as I see American politics appearing so similar to politics on the African continent. My name is Jana Eads (formerly Jana Hawkins) and I grew up rural Minnesota, but for the last eight years I have lived in Tanzania with my husband and four...
November 2, 2016 - 8:22am
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 29, 2016
'Left-wing media', big opinions and misunderstandings
Social media during election season is brutal. It's a time when people unfriend each other based on political views or will publically spar with otherwise amiable acquaintances over issues they will never make an actual effort to help change. Some have the ability to remain civil,...
October 29, 2016 - 6:21am
Election's viral stars a hit for Halloween
NEW YORK—With the U.S. election just days away, Americans can expect to see an occasional "nasty woman" and "basket of deplorables" knocking...
October 29, 2016 - 5:37am
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
Forget common sense, elect candidates with good sense
It always amazes me, when election time rolls around, how many people who have "common sense" come out of the woodwork. It doesn't appear to be exclusive to one party. Liberals, Conservatives, Libertarians, and Green Party candidates all appear to have "common sense" even though they...
October 26, 2016 - 8:54am