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DL man suffers gunshot wound
Exploring the lakes' winged wonders: Detroit Lakes' 20th Annual Festival of Birds set for May 18-21
Tax preparer accused of not paying her taxes
Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
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Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Area kids place at state free throw competition
Smith Leads Huskers at Big Ten Championships
Little Lakers Boys Basketball summer camp registration
It's National Stress Awareness Month: Take some time to unwind
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Friends & Neighbors
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Mathew R. Veronen
Janice Erickson Dollinger
Janice L. Herman
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
March 14, 2017
Tuesday matters: Every day, God’s word power
Lazarus was dead. That was a fact. But, when Jesus--who is the Truth--walked up to the tomb and spoke, that truth changed the facts.
March 14, 2017 - 3:55pm
March 13, 2017
Monday matters: Every day, His thoughts
Well, what in the world are you up to God? I. Can't. Even. We can't know the mind of God. Isaiah 55:8 says, "His thoughts are nothing like our thoughts." But we can know the heart of God. We can TRUST and hope in His promises. I know it should be obvious to us that His ways are past...
March 13, 2017 - 4:45pm
March 10, 2017
Friday matters: Every day, God is bigger
God is bigger. We may know this in our heart but it's acting it out like we believe it that makes the difference. One of the hardest things to do is to forgive someone who isn't sorry for what they've done because, "It's so not fair!" And because it's not fair, we want them to know...
March 10, 2017 - 11:09am
Thursday matters: Everyday feelings
Lately, life's been hard, so I have been saying to myself once again: "Debbie, your feelings are indicators. Don't let them be dictators." I get it. My feelings are valid and they indicate good and bad things happening in my life, but I shouldn't let them lead me--especially when...
March 10, 2017 - 11:08am
March 8, 2017
Wednesday matters: Every day, hope
"I'm trying to focus on God but just can't seem to do it while I'm in the pit," someone wrote me. "I wish my spouse would give up this other person and want to reconcile, but they have no desire." Yuck. I'm so sorry if that person is you. There's ALWAYS HOPE. I clung to the words...
March 8, 2017 - 10:43am
February 25, 2017
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
"This old man is going to heaven soon," says my dear friend Willis, who's been sharing this news with others for the last few years. Willis is 98 years old. Willis lives alone in a one-bedroom apartment in California and he's retired, but not really. Every day, he gets up and goes...
February 25, 2017 - 6:00am
February 24, 2017
Getting to know Norway: Local pastor leads overseas trip
Ønsker du å reise til Norge? You may not know what that means (yet), but your ancestors may have. According to Ruth Hetland, who is the pastor...
February 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Time to take after the Good Samaritan
I am assuming that a lot of my readers know the story of the Good Samaritan. I've always wondered what it means for me in my own life, but I hadn't really gotten a good idea until now. It turns out that this story, once a mystery to me when I was young, is now very applicable for...
February 24, 2017 - 6:00am
January 27, 2017
In the mirror
As an eighth-grader looking in the full-length mirror in the "smoker girls" bathroom, I hated how skinny I was. My only curves were curves from my scoliosis. No butt. No boobs. I was completely unaware that anyone was in the bathroom with me until I saw ninth-grader, Jenny Baker,...
January 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 25, 2017
Water and the man who walked on it
From the halls of the Detroit Lakes High School to the halls of the Minnesota state capitol where she worked for the Republican party, Kimberly...
January 25, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 20, 2016
Christmas Schedule of Services
Our area houses of worship invite you to rejoice this Christmas season with praise, reflection, song and prayer. Their doors are always open, so please join them in celebrating the true meaning of the season. Click here to view the Christmas Schedule of Services.
December 20, 2016 - 10:21am
November 24, 2016
Reacting the christian way
On the day this is published, it will be two weeks since I woke up and found out that Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States. It's been quite an interesting time, especially since I am abroad in a socialist foreign country. As many of you know, I am what you...
November 24, 2016 - 2:42pm
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
"A cord of three strands is not easily broken," (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12.) Three strands, three people, three months--that is the general idea of the Lakes Area Prayer Wall in Becker County. Prayatthelakes.org says the mission of the Lakes Area Prayer Wall is to unify the body of Christ...
November 24, 2016 - 12:39pm
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes, an independent affiliate of First Lutheran Church of Detroit Lakes, is proud to announce its 2016 grants and scholarships. Organizations receiving funding and the amount are Habitat for Humanity of the Detroit Lakes Area, $500; Helping Hands,...
November 24, 2016 - 10:52am
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
The hinges of the red window-door creak as an eager youth swings it open. The wood is old, but sturdy. The shingles are cheap, but do their job....
November 24, 2016 - 10:48am