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A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
True Islam: educating muslims and non-muslims to combat fear
Barack and Michelle Obama's' first date becomes feature film
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Weiss shuts down Angels at state
Angels take on Lastrup in state Class C first round Saturday
DL 412 BMX Single Point Race Results Aug. 3rd
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Brenk on dean’s list at Bethel University
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Peter M. Koshowski
Monika A. Fredin
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
June 11, 2015
How many borrr-ing articles do you read?
If you are easily bored, this is a good column for you to read. Some folks have told me this column helps them go to sleep at night. I am happy to help with whatever works for you. Eartha and I were driving down the highway last week, parallel to a freight train going the same...
June 11, 2015 - 5:55am
June 4, 2015
Patience, patience, patience
The engine had been sitting dormant in a cold shed all winter long. Now it was time to get it started for the season. But it wouldn’t. One by one, we checked for reasons. It wasn’t old gas, it wasn’t the carburetor, it wasn’t the starter, it wasn’t the battery. What was...
June 4, 2015 - 5:00am
May 28, 2015
Bad luck gets the blame and a bad rap
I’m not a golfer, but I did mess around with the game a long time ago. I didn’t play much, and I didn’t play well. About the last time I golfed, I was approaching the final hole from about 125 yards out. I pitched the ball and it looped nicely, bounded in front of the green,...
May 28, 2015 - 5:45am
May 21, 2015
Do you mind if I take this call?
Just last week I read a list of questions you should never ask while you’re interviewing for a new job. At the top of the list was, “Do you mind if I take this call?” Would anybody who truly wanted a job actually ask a question like that during an interview? If I were the...
May 21, 2015 - 5:45am
May 14, 2015
TIME’s pick of Kardashian shameful
Shame on TIME Magazine. Last week I got the double April 27 - May 4 issue of TIME. The entire issue is devoted to identifying the 100 most influential people in the world. TIME breaks the 100 into categories: the artists, the icons, the leaders, the titans and the pioneers. It is...
May 14, 2015 - 5:45am
May 6, 2015
The headline read: ‘Man shoots computer’
Last December I detailed for you my futile struggle to print photos for a family Christmas card on a photo kiosk that kept giving me confusing and conflicting directions, sending me in circles back to the point of beginning time after time. A lady trying the same thing on a stool...
May 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
April 29, 2015
Bomb, bomb, bomb Iran?
I can’t believe what I’m hearing. I hear voices saying, “Stop negotiating with Iran (which presently has no nuclear weapons) and bomb them now.” Senator John McCain of Arizona, a genuine hero of the war in Vietnam who spent almost five years as a tortured prisoner of war,...
April 29, 2015 - 11:30am
April 22, 2015
Nature’s heroes on Earth Day
I was out hugging trees a short time ago at the Sucker Creek Preserve, 64 acres of maples, basswoods, swamp, native prairie and a creek, organized about 15 years ago by Sally Hausken and a dedicated band of local heroes. All varieties of plants, animals, birds and people are welcome...
April 22, 2015 - 11:00am
April 15, 2015
71,250 fans and not enough noise
The Georgia Dome in Atlanta is the home stadium for the NFL Atlanta Falcons. The dome has a seating capacity of 71,250 fans. But apparently 71,250 fans don’t make enough noise, so it was disclosed two weeks ago that the Falcons will be fined $350,000 and stripped of a fifth round...
April 15, 2015 - 5:15am
April 8, 2015
March Madness and the power of prayer
This article is being written during holy week, the week between Palm Sunday and Easter, the week that NBC is running a series of discussions on who prays. As a matter of coincidence, this is also the week in which the “March Madness” has pared down the field of college men’s...
April 8, 2015 - 12:15pm
April 2, 2015
A peanut butter and jelly sandwich wouldn’t hurt
Their names were Doug, Dean, Dirk, David and Danny. Their ages were something like 6, 5, 4, 3 and 2. They all had white hair, they were all full of energy, noisy, and full of the dickens. They roared around our neighborhood from early morning until after dark. They had two sisters,...
April 2, 2015 - 5:35am
March 27, 2015
Question was a deal-breaker
You may have read about the broken-hearted almost-groom in India. You probably know that most marriages in India are arranged by the families. In many cases the bride and groom are nearly strangers when they take their vows. Some of these marriages turn out just fine and some are...
March 27, 2015 - 5:55am
March 20, 2015
Give them a raise to lift them up
It was good news when Walmart announced on Feb. 19 that they had raised their base wage to $9 an hour, $1.75 higher than the federal minimum. First of all, it was good news for about 500,000 low-wage workers at Walmart. Next, it was good news for employees of other companies who will...
March 20, 2015 - 5:45am
March 12, 2015
Too heavy by a half a glass of water
There are lots of ways to measure a heartbreak. Last year, for 9th grader Tanner Reetz, heartbreak was 3.2 ounces. Reetz was a Frazee, Minn., wrestler ranked No. 3 in Minnesota in the 120 pound division. He earned his way to the state tournament by outscoring or pinning one opponent...
March 12, 2015 - 5:50am
March 4, 2015
An Oscar for school bus drivers
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just had its’ 87th awards ceremony and has awarded Oscars in 22 categories, all the way from best picture to visual effects. The rich, beautiful, and famous of Hollywood put on their finest, paraded on the red carpet, complimented...
March 4, 2015 - 9:00am