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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
Guest Editorial: Young voters show political power
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
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
April 22, 2019
Creative? Want to raise your I.Q.? Let's talk toothpicks
Want to hear about the toothpick test? Dr. J.P. Guilford was a prominent psychologist who produced 25 books, 30 tests and 300 articles. He wrote...
April 22, 2019 - 12:30am
April 16, 2019
Lost Italian: Sweet Potato Hash is the perfect Easter side dish
This week’s recipe for Sweet Potato Hash was inspired by a desire to bring the colors of spring to our table this Easter.
April 16, 2019 - 11:27am
April 12, 2019
Klobuchar: On criminal justice reform, it's time for a second step
Josephine Ledesma was a first-time nonviolent drug offender who never even used or sold drugs but still received a mandatory minimum sentence...
April 12, 2019 - 1:30am
April 8, 2019
Hummel column: Christmas day paper found on March 28
As the snowbanks of the winter of 2018-2019 slowly melt, we are discovering what was buried beneath them. For example, the top of the little...
April 8, 2019 - 3:35am
April 1, 2019
Guest Editorial: MN should save its tobacco cessation programs
The Minnesota Legislature must act to stem the potential loss of funding for the state's free tobacco cessation programs as a recent merger of tobacco companies has for now stopped their payments into the program. A merger of R.J. Reynolds and Lorrilard tobacco companies has resulted...
April 1, 2019 - 12:38pm
Hummel column: Spring follows a long nap
Ben Bruin was 75 years old, stood five feet, eight inches tall, weighed 275 pounds, had been a grumpy widower for 10 years and lived alone in a cabin on the edge of the woods. Most who knew him considered him a growly bear of a man. In December, he saw the doctor and complained of...
April 1, 2019 - 2:39am
March 31, 2019
Be careful when you answer the telephone
In January, a Denver couple received a scam phone call from a man who told them he had kidnapped their daughter. The man was very convincing that their daughter was in his possession. In the background they heard a woman's voice begging for help. The call was convincing enough that...
March 31, 2019 - 11:44pm
Tariffs threaten progress on U.S. trade deficit
America's oil and gas boom is responsible for lowering the trade deficit by about $250 billion over the last decade, according to a new report from research firm IHS Markit. Unfortunately, this economic success story might not last much longer. President Trump's "Section 232" tariffs...
March 31, 2019 - 4:43pm
March 25, 2019
Keep Medicare Part D's six protected classes protected
Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed a troubling regulation that would weaken Medicare Part D, the federal program that helps 45 million American seniors and people with disabilities afford prescription drugs. Part D is unique among government programs....
March 25, 2019 - 9:25am
March 24, 2019
Lee Hamilton: In politics, you need priorities
It's been many decades now, but I still remember a piece of advice I got not long after entering Congress. It came in passing from a prominent journalist as we were talking about the bewildering array of issues Congress faced. Every day, he told me, I should ask myself a simple question:...
March 24, 2019 - 6:23pm
March 20, 2019
Can anything good come out of the Christchurch massacre?
As the horrific events in New Zealand stun the world, Christchurch suffers the wounds of a tragically growing list of cities. While so many predictably...
March 20, 2019 - 5:13pm
March 17, 2019
Opinion column: College admissions scam: Fast track to jail?
Is it possible to have a "new" news story? We now have a college admission's scandal. Breaking stories of wealth and influence traded for admission to some of the nation's most prestigious colleges are just now unfolding. Allegedly, wealthy people from Hollywood stars to corporate...
March 17, 2019 - 12:59am
March 10, 2019
Hummel column: Welcome to the beetle buffet
I know readers of this column are forward-thinking folks who tune in to what experts predict will be happening in the future. That's why I report...
March 10, 2019 - 5:34am
March 8, 2019
Lynn Hummel column: Where have all the Gordons gone?
I went to the arena To watch some hockey games But as I read through the program I was struck by players' names None of my generation were still...
March 8, 2019 - 12:59am
March 3, 2019
MN healthcare spending slows, but big storm clouds ahead
Health care spending for Minnesota residents reached $47.1 billion in 2016 and grew at one of the lowest rates in the past 10 years, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Health. However, the report, Minnesota Health Care Spending: 2015 and 2016 Estimates and...
March 3, 2019 - 9:39am