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Doc Mishler rode into Detroit Lakes Monday after beginning a cross-country journey to end childhood starvation. His arms open wide is his Christian greeting.

Wandering cowboy stops by DL on quest to raise awareness for starving children

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When Waylon Jennings advised the mamas of America to not let their babies grow up to be cowboys, he probably hadn't heard of Doc Mishler.


The long-time cowboy rode into town Monday (that'd be Detroit Lakes, for city folk), and he was on a mission.

"I want to bring awareness to the starving children of the world," Mishler said in a gravely voice you'd expect to hear from a seasoned cowboy.

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