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Tracy state butterfly champ, Lakers 11th at Class A True Team
Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds logo revealed
Indians extend win streak to seven games
Bombers seeded fourth in Section 6, 9-man
Lakers steamroll Prowlers to finish regular season
Accessing Social Security on the go
You may qualify for extra help paying your drug costs
Parrot Heads give $8,000 to Marshmallow Foundation
Holy Rosary announces scholarship winners
friends & neighbors
CenturyLink deploying faster broadband speeds to more than 350,000 customers in the Twin Cities and greater MN
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Gas prices down this week
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Clark L. Hendrickson
Philip Wayne Arneson
Letter: Brokeback on the prairie
Is the First Amendment disgusting?
Editorial: An ice castle in Detroit Lakes? Yes, please!
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Guest Editorial: Technology in cars is causing more crashes
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
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
November 23, 2016
Until We Meet Again; The promise of Light, Life in Darkness and Death
We waited with anticipation and hope for Azariah to enter the world. Now in the operating room, we were unable to see anything but a huge blue curtain surrounding us. But then, we began to hear the most precious sound ... his first little cry! While the doctors checked him over he...
November 23, 2016 - 10:51am
October 27, 2016
Christian judgemental impression
If you have read any of my columns recently, you are probably aware of the fact that I am in Denmark, and will be here for a year. I now have a very unique perspective on religion as a Christian in a secular country. However, as I touched in my last column, Denmark is a country with...
October 27, 2016 - 11:49am