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Man faces more charges for throwing pig's foot into Somali food stand
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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
Duane Douglas Nelson
Clark L. Hendrickson
Philip Wayne Arneson
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
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
Potatoes - they're what's for dinner
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
May 5, 2016
A spring all-night rain is like a fresh start
There is nothing like an all-night rain following a low-snow winter and a dry spring to lift our spirits and give us the feeling of a fresh start. Suddenly, almost overnight, it’s green again. For the farmer, water is life. For the gardener, water is blooming flowers and juicy tomatoes....
May 5, 2016 - 5:25am
April 29, 2016
Whose face on the new bill?
The Treasury Department has a problem, and indications are, they are not doing a very good job of handling it. But it’s not too late for them to consider some good advice from a tax payer, so here goes. The problem is that there has never been a picture of a woman on a bill and...
April 29, 2016 - 5:30am
April 22, 2016
If these walls could speak...
How many times have you heard the expression, “If these walls could speak.” Let me suggest we consider that idea a step further. There is a little two bedroom house in Garrison, N.D., that my family lived in from 1940 until my mother sold it in about 2000. That’s 60 years, a...
April 22, 2016 - 5:25am
April 15, 2016
Bull in a china shop...for a fee
If you’re looking for a sign that the world has turned a corner and crossed the line between sanity and madness, I think I just read about it. There is a new business in St. Paul called the Break Room where customers can come in, be given a baseball bat or sledgehammer and turned...
April 15, 2016 - 5:25am
April 8, 2016
You’ll get my cell phone from my cold, dead hands
Q: When will the law catch up with technology? A: Never — it will always run along behind, but never catch up. Right now, the law is running behind the problems created by the smartphone. We all know the lethal hazards of driving while texting or driving while talking on the phone....
April 8, 2016 - 5:20am
April 1, 2016
Words fail when it really counts
A common expression in attempting to put sympathy into words, either in person or by sympathy card, is “words cannot express...”, and that is because some feelings, sympathy being one of them, love being another, are too deep for words. In person, a silent, warm, sincere hug will...
April 1, 2016 - 5:15am
March 25, 2016
Robotic senior companionship
It may sound like a good idea, but I still don’t like it. They’ve created a robot by the name of Nadine that scientists hope may someday be used as a potential assistant or care provider for the elderly. Nadia Thalmann is a visiting professor and director of Singapore’s Nanyang...
March 25, 2016 - 5:30am
March 18, 2016
Breaking bread in Washington
Many so-called experts have offered their theories on why the Republicans and Democrats in congress never agree on anything and nothing gets done. The whole gridlock problem is not only frustrating and disgusting — it has shaped the entire presidential campaign with candidates promising...
March 18, 2016 - 5:10am
March 11, 2016
Smile through painful moments and live longer
Would you like to live longer? There might be a simple way to make it happen. But first, a little background. A 2011 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reported that unhappy older people died at nearly twice the rate in the next five years than happy...
March 11, 2016 - 5:20am
March 3, 2016
Breaking into an empty prison
I’m going to need your help finding a solution to this problem because it’s so unusual. But first, the good news: The prison is empty -- or is an empty prison bad news? Now here’s the deal. There is a 1,640-bed prison in Appleton, Minn., that has sat empty for six years. It’s...
March 3, 2016 - 5:30am
February 19, 2016
Weather reporting: Is it a matter of science or show business?
So you want to be a weather lady or weatherman do you? You realize don’t you that the glamorous men and women we see on television reporting and forecasting the weather are scientists – meteorologists who have studied environmental and atmospheric physics, paleoclimatology, micrometeorology,...
February 19, 2016 - 5:20am
February 12, 2016
Every egg has meaning behind it
I’ve never given much thought about a single chicken egg. I think of eggs by the dozen, and they’re ubiquitous, all the same wherever you go. The only difference is that some are brown and some are medium, some are large, some are extra large and some are jumbo. I like the size...
February 12, 2016 - 5:25am
February 5, 2016
Avoiding the chatterbox trap
I read the man’s desperate letter to an advice column and was immediately sympathetic. He was a 68-year-old divorced man with a “pleasant, generous, compatible” girlfriend who is a compulsive talker. Whether they’re in a theater together, watching TV or he’s trying to read...
February 5, 2016 - 5:25am
January 29, 2016
To err is human – so is the choke
The journals of psychology will analyze this subject in great depth later, but you don’t want to wait, so here’s our analysis. You will recall seeing, reading or hearing about the final season game of the Minnesota Vikings, a big playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. The...
January 29, 2016 - 5:05am
January 22, 2016
The joy of having someone read to us
Before I was old enough to read, I knew the story of the boy who cried wolf, the story of Chicken Little who thought the sky was falling, the story of Goldilocks and the three bears and the story of the three little pigs who built houses of straw, sticks and brick. And, of course,...
January 22, 2016 - 5:15am