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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Martin E. Cox
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
September 11, 2015
The search for the truth goes on
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) was the genius physicist who startled the world when he developed the theory of relativity (don’t ask me to explain it) in 1905 at the age of 26. He was able to describe the whole thing on only two sheets of paper. His brilliant work continued and he...
September 11, 2015 - 5:30am
September 4, 2015
Water, water everywhere?
When I was a kid, our Dad drove our family out to visit Uncle Dave and Aunt Kate at the farm where Dad grew up. When we got near the farm, we stopped, all got out of the car and went to a familiar spring for a sip of water. The spring was a bowl in the prairie, about the size of two...
September 4, 2015 - 5:40am
August 26, 2015
I got the end of summer blues
Summer is like Old Man River — it rolls in and rolls out every year — always has and always will. It just keeps rolling along. What is summer anyway? It’s more than a growing season, more than a school vacation, more than a time of major work projects, more than a time of trips...
August 26, 2015 - 11:51am
August 20, 2015
Aunt Wendy comes to visit
It was always a very big deal when my uncle Johnny came to visit. Johnny was a bachelor who drove a convertible and he was always laughing and chuckling. There weren’t many convertibles around in those days and when Johnny came, we always piled in and sat on top of the back seat...
August 20, 2015 - 5:45am
August 13, 2015
Connected to everyone in the world
I know you — you are a friend of a friend of a friend who has a cousin in China who made the straw hat I’m wearing. In 1929, Frigyes Karinthy wrote a short story called CHAINS in which he introduced the idea of “six degrees of separation.” The theory is that everyone is a...
August 13, 2015 - 5:45am
August 7, 2015
Men in shorts are disgusting
Years ago when I was a teenager with a summer job as a carpenter’s helper, I wore shorts to work on a hot summer day. When I arrived at the job site, the boss took one look at my shorts and said, “Go home and put on a long pair of pants. We don’t wear shorts on this job.”...
August 7, 2015 - 5:25am
July 30, 2015
‘Life is short, have dessert first’
Should you eat dessert first if you want to? Why not? Well, maybe there is a reason why not. In the late 1960’s and early 70’s, psychologist Walter Mischel conducted some experiments on what he called “delayed gratification.” His question: would the ability to delay gratification...
July 30, 2015 - 5:50am
July 23, 2015
These wet spots are my tears
When is the last time you sent or received a genuine handwritten letter, sealed in an envelope, stamped and posted through the U.S. Mail? Not lately I’ll bet. People who send them get sincere thanks and a letter back. People who get them smile when they pick them up at the mailbox...
July 23, 2015 - 5:25am
July 17, 2015
What happened to my baseball cards?
You’ll never hear a sadder story. Ricky chewed bubble gum and collected baseball cards from the time he was seven until he graduated from high school. He had all the great ones: Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ty Cobb, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Stan Musial, Bob...
July 17, 2015 - 5:10am
July 9, 2015
Smoke has lifted: I can see clearly now
In the last days of June, smoke from Canadian wildfires in Saskatchewan created a haze over eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota. The smoke was the result of over 100 fires started by lightning in the dry northern forests, carried by high altitude winds out of the northwest....
July 9, 2015 - 5:10am
July 1, 2015
Now grandpa has a new leg
Years ago, when he was a young man, Ted was operating a huge earth moving machine working on the Garrison Dam. He had an accident and lost a leg. He was fitted with a new leg and lived a long, successful life as a pilot, businessman, farmer, and family man. When he died, there were...
July 1, 2015 - 5:20am
June 24, 2015
Gray hair: A rude awakening
For me it was a rude awakening. Three of us were lined up to get our out-of-state North Dakota three day fishing licenses. I was third in line. So I got out my 2012 Minnesota driver’s license listing my date of birth, sex, height, weight, color of eyes, and (I thought), color of...
June 24, 2015 - 5:15am
June 17, 2015
Amazing art show on the rails
Yesterday I got stuck waiting at a railroad crossing while a very slow freight train crept by. It wasn’t a train of oil cars or coal cars, it was a long, long train of covered freight cars — metal cars for hauling heavy duty loads like automobiles — the kind of railroad cars...
June 17, 2015 - 11:41am
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