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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
March 19, 2019
Collin Peterson scores near top again on annual ranking of bipartisanship
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson once again placed within the top 10 on the Lugar Center's annual list of "most bipartisan" in the House of Representatives for the second straight year. According to the Bipartisan Index (BPI) measured and administered by the Lugar Center and McCourt School...
March 19, 2019 - 7:41pm
March 3, 2019
What the local veterans are worried about: Honor guards, medical coverage and tons more paperwork
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson honored Vietnam War-era veterans and listened to concerns voiced by some of the 40-some military veterans at a meeting...
March 3, 2019 - 5:30pm
February 28, 2019
Column: What's Really Important in America?
Every day we face life. What is really important? Social Security? We pay into Social Security all of our working lives. When we reach our sixties we anticipate collecting the benefits promised to us. Some will collect income at 62 while others will not collect it until 66.2 or later....
February 28, 2019 - 8:09pm
February 10, 2019
Lee Hamilton: Climate change is an unavoidable issue
Looking back at 2018's weather-related news, it seems clear that this was the year climate change became unavoidable. I don't mean that the fires...
February 10, 2019 - 12:41am
February 8, 2019
Opinion: Costly tax extenders would extend taxpayer confusion
As if filing federal tax returns weren't already confusing enough, some lawmakers are considering retroactive changes in the tax code that would apply to 2018. This means some taxpayers may need to delay preparing and submitting their returns — and perhaps will even be forced...
February 8, 2019 - 10:40am
November 7, 2018
Collin Peterson wins 15th term in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District
WILLMAR – Early election results in for the race in Minnesota’s Seventh District had DFL Congressman Collin Peterson running neck-and-neck...
November 7, 2018 - 10:25am
Peterson poised for 15th term in Minn. 7th
WILLMAR — There was a tight race Tuesday in Minnesota's Seventh Congressional District between Rep. Collin Peterson and his GOP challenger...
November 7, 2018 - 1:27am
October 10, 2018
Take time to remember what's right with USA
It's so easy these days to despair about the future of our country. It feels like half the people I run into just want to pull the covers over...
October 10, 2018 - 12:16pm
September 9, 2018
What are political parties good for? Plenty, actually
If you take a dim view of our political parties, you're in sterling company. So did George Washington. In his famous Farewell Address, he warned...
September 9, 2018 - 1:36am
August 27, 2018
The man running against Collin Peterson: Dave Hughes stops into DL, hopes Trump will rally for him in western MN
Dave Hughes, the Republican hoping to wrest away DFLer Collin Peterson's long-held seat in the U.S. House, is trying to convince President Trump...
August 27, 2018 - 10:32am
August 1, 2018
Opinion: Pelosi isn't good choice as speaker
When Democrats held a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives prior to 2011, Nancy Pelosi ran the show. For four years, she was the first woman to hold the powerful role of speaker of the house. As Democrats seek to retake the House — they need a net gain of 23 seats in...
August 1, 2018 - 11:25am
July 25, 2018
Pledge of Allegiance is simple, but packs a powerful message
You know the Pledge of Allegiance, probably by heart. You may recite it only occasionally, or get the chance several times a week. Sometimes,...
July 25, 2018 - 5:30am
July 6, 2018
Lee Hamilton: If you aren't worried about our republic, you're not paying attention
Our republic is under stress. So much so, in fact, that if you're not worried about its future, you probably haven't been paying attention. What...
July 6, 2018 - 10:50am
May 9, 2018
Letter: 'Pay to play' is just corruption
Former congressman Mick Mulvaney who is now the head of the White House Office of Management and Budget and the interim head of the Financial Protection Bureau is quoted as making the following comments to the American Bankers Association conference in Washington last week: "We had...
May 9, 2018 - 2:08pm
May 3, 2018
Collin Peterson No. 1 on bipartisanship
U.S. Rep. Collin C. Peterson (D-Detroit Lakes) had the highest bipartisan score within the House of Representatives in 2017, according to the...
May 3, 2018 - 12:57pm