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Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Lots of school, city seats open
Area cops feeling public’s support
Man on Highway 10 is on a mission
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
North Dakota woman still ministering to kids, long after controversy over 'Jesus Camp' documentary
MANDAN, N.D. - The North Dakotan at the center of the controversial documentary "Jesus Camp" said if she could do it all over again, she probably...
September 24, 2012 - 12:23am
May 25, 2012
'Come Home to Atlanta' service is set for Aug. 19
A "Come Home to Atlanta" reunion worship service will be held on Sunday, Aug. 19. The worship service will be at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Jill Steichen presiding. If you would like to sing in the choir, please arrive around 11 a.m. to practice with Ardith Fuglie. A fellowship...
May 25, 2012 - 12:55pm
February 19, 2012
Why church fraud happens more often than you think
As pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wahpeton, N.D., the Rev. Alan R. Werth said he stayed far away from the congregation's money. He didn't want to be accused of mishandling funds. So when Werth found out in 2001 that the church's secretary just down the hall stole more than...
February 19, 2012 - 9:40am
October 8, 2011
Finding true identity: Woman's 're-veiling' proves to be highly enlightening
FARGO - When Najla Ghazi Amundson covered her head with the hijab, she bared her true self to the world for the first time. While pursuing a...
October 8, 2011 - 11:06am
August 31, 2011
Moorhead, Minn., graduate who carried cross across country found dead in hotel room
MOORHEAD - Everyone has their crosses to bear in life, but unlike others, Charles "Chuck" Johnson must have had the saying written on his soul. The...
August 31, 2011 - 11:50am
December 20, 2010
Hawley church cuts ties with ELCA
Hawley Lutheran Church will split from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America after members voted overwhelmingly Sunday to leave the denomination. The vote was the culmination of a yearlong debate sparked in part by the ELCA's 2009 decision to allow gay clergy members who are...
December 20, 2010 - 9:13am
December 13, 2010
Sex and Scripture: Christians extend exploration of faith into bedroom
There may be some churchgoers who fit the stereotype of a repressed prude who can only shuffle awkwardly and stare at his or her shoes when the topic of sex arises. But the Rev. David Reid is not one of those people. "I taught the whole Song of Solomon a year and a half ago," says...
December 13, 2010 - 9:19am
September 20, 2010
Hawley church votes to leave ELCA
More than 70 percent of Hawley (Minn.) Lutheran Church members who took part in a Sunday vote backed cutting ties with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. That was the first of two votes yielding a two-thirds majority the church needs to secede from the ELCA.
September 20, 2010 - 9:23am
September 11, 2010
Area Muslims react to threats against Quran
Sameer Abufardeh recalls hearing an old proverb in his native Palestine. "If one man throws a stone into a well," the saying goes, "it takes 1,000 men to get it out." That axiom reminds the Fargo resident of the furor created by the Florida minister who has threatened to burn the...
September 11, 2010 - 11:02am
August 17, 2010
The ELCA: a denomination in flux
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's 2009 Churchwide Assembly was a landmark gathering. After years of debate, voting members at last August's assembly opened the door for non-celibate gays to serve in the clergy. They also approved a much-debated social statement on human...
August 17, 2010 - 7:32am
January 30, 2010
Fargo's Hope Lutheran allocates funds to ELCA
FARGO -- Months after it suspended funding to the national offices of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Fargo's Hope Lutheran Church approved a $10,000 fund for the national organization. The $10,000 designated for the national office was not in the original budget presented...
January 30, 2010 - 8:55am
December 17, 2009
Long Prairie church nears ELCA exodus
LONG PRAIRIE -- Congregants at American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie, Minn., have voted in favor of a resolution to leave the nation's largest...
December 17, 2009 - 8:50am
December 14, 2009
Wisconsin man invents sanitary communion wafer dispenser
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - The current panic over the H1N1 flu pandemic couldn't have happened at a better time for a local inventor here. Doug Henricksen...
December 14, 2009 - 6:54am
October 29, 2009
Hope Lutheran in Fargo suspends funding to ELCA
FARGO -- Fargo's largest Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation has suspended its funding to the ELCA. A letter dated Oct. 20 on the Hope Lutheran Church Web site states that the "leadership has suspended all financial support to the ELCA and will develop a process...
October 29, 2009 - 1:53pm
October 28, 2009
Another church suspends ELCA funding
FARGO -- The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's decision to change its policy on gays in the clergy continues to have a local impact,...
October 28, 2009 - 9:43am