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Resignation under fire: Pelican Rapids coach accused of sexual misconduct quits district job after school reopens investigation
Five charged in DL parking lot assault
Minnesota man faces 11th charge of driving while intoxicated
Happenings in the lakes area
Red Wing duo goes low; Lakers fourth at Alex Invite
Justesen leads Laker boys at Ridges
Lions name Twigg as next head football coach
Sundown bowling league celebrates season
Laker softball remains unbeaten in road sweep
Family histories: N.P. Hanson family
Eagles give $300 to Food Pantry
Area students are excelling academically at colleges across MN, N.D.
Area students earn academic honors
friends & neighbors
Sanford investing over $100M to make Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo a 'destination' for treatment
Detroit Lakes hotel named best of AmericInn
HOMe offers to help homebuyers
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
The Pinke Post: How Vergas Hardware and this column are related
Miranda Lambert, Elle King, more to play the Fargodome
Patrick Scully is Walt Whitman April 18 in Wadena
Country superstar Chris Janson coming to Shooting Star Friday
Sneaky cents: Parents say finances can be impacted by children's 'Fortnite' spending and threats from hackers
Police chief orders ‘Pokemon’ to go as players create hazards at Minn. fairgrounds
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Essentia Health St. Mary's births
Area students achieve academic honors
Gerald D. Galbrecht
Margaret J. Bellefeuille
Coleman A. Nordhausen
Letter: We need more plug-ins for electric cars in Detroit Lakes
Letter: USMCA provides the lift that Minnesota soybean farmers need
Sen. Utke explains why he skipped DL forum
Creative? Want to raise your I.Q.? Let's talk toothpicks
Guest Editorial: End the secrecy and release federal BWCA study
DNR seeks input about deer seasons, changes for youth deer, wild turkey and trapping seasons
Laabs column: Even hardcore ice angers are now done for the season
It gets interesting when squirrels try to beat 'squirrel-proof' feeders
Ravens are among the smartest of birds
Catching the end of the walleye season at Rainy River
'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
'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
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 27, 2018
Karen Branden to run against Steve Green
Karen Branden seems to be about as far from an ideologue as you can get — she believes that middle ground can be found on absolutely any...
May 27, 2018 - 2:27pm
February 7, 2018
Jeff Johnson, Tim Walz lead the pack: County Republicans and DFLers caucus Tuesday in DL
A highlight of the precinct caucuses Tuesday evening was a straw (nonbinding) poll of which candidates are favored in the governor's race. For...
February 7, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 3, 2017
Becker County DFL tidies up Highway 34
May 3, 2017 - 11:59am
January 19, 2017
Letter: MN House GOP will continue leading on ag property tax relief
A recent column from Lieutenant Gov. Tina Smith and State Rep. Paul Marquart touting their support for ag property tax relief should leave farmers with a few questions. "Why the sudden change of heart" and "where have you been" come to mind.
January 19, 2017 - 10:30am
November 9, 2016
Marquart, Eken weather the Trump storm, Skoe goes down with the ship
Local DFL incumbents District 2 Sen. Kent Eken and District 2B Rep. Paul Marquart withstood the Trump wave to win reelection Tuesday, but DFL...
November 9, 2016 - 11:32am
November 6, 2016
Coffee with the candidates; Minnesota DFLers visit Detroit Lakes, talk healthcare, farm bills
DFLers, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, Minn. Sen. Rod Skoe, and Bryan Klabunde, who is running for Minnesota State Representative,...
November 6, 2016 - 5:09am
November 3, 2016
The DFL is Desperate
This will be my final opinion piece of the election cycle. I am writing this to highlight the desperation of the MN DFL. In addition to the $400K they have spent against me in negative attacks, they have resorted to a tactic called "push polling". In essence, someone calls you, asks...
November 3, 2016 - 5:29am
May 8, 2016
DFL candidates endorsed at conventions
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson of rural Detroit Lakes is running for his 14th term in the House of Representatives. He was endorsed at the Seventh...
May 8, 2016 - 5:10am
March 27, 2016
Skoe, Klabunde, Loud endorsed at Ogema DFL SD 2 Convention
Bryan Klabunde of Waubun was unopposed for the DFL House 2B endorsement at the Senate District 2 DFL Endorsement Convention on Saturday at the...
March 27, 2016 - 5:35am
June 5, 2012
DFLers travel to Wisconsin to help with recall vote
ST. PAUL - Dozens of DFL volunteers boarded buses this morning at the party's headquarters, bound for Eau Claire, Wis.
June 5, 2012 - 10:49am
April 26, 2010
Detroit Lakes, Lake Park delegates play role in DFL convention
CONVENTION NOTEBOOK: Running mate speculation is center stage There were few hints from the Kelliher camp about who she might like to run for lieutenant governor with her, or even the type of person she would prefer. State Democratic convention delegates picked the top of the...
April 26, 2010 - 8:39am
More hurdles await Kelliher after DFL endorsement
DULUTH, Minn. - Democrat-Farmer-Laborites left their weekend convention saying they were united, but signs of discord even surfaced at a party celebrating Margaret Anderson Kelliher's endorsement. Standing amid dozens of Kelliher T-shirt-clad convention delegates early Sunday, Aaron...
April 26, 2010 - 8:18am
March 16, 2009
DFL proposes cuts, tax hikes
ST. PAUL - The richest Minnesotans would pay more taxes and schools would lose $1 billion under a Democratic-Farmer-Laborite plan. Democratic senators Thursday proposed chopping state budgets 7 percent across the board, including education, which Gov.
March 16, 2009 - 12:05pm
February 17, 2009
Gubernatorial candidates blast budget during Beltrami County DFL fundraiser
BEMIDJI - What do five Democrat candidates for governor in 2010 all have in common? A dislike of Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's budget policies. Pawlenty's budget for the next two-year state budget cycle "is a house of cards," says Senate Taxes Committee Chairman Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook....
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
DFL, GOP candidates talk issues at legislative forum
Republican House 10B candidate Mark Murdock of Ottertail said he would work across party lines to get things done, while attempting to hold the...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am