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Woman charged with being fugitive from justice
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Montana man hunting for pheasants shoots, kills rapidly-approaching grizzly bear
A career spent fighting wildfires: DL man puts down the hose after 28 years
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
Frazee alums place at Grinaker Cobber Open
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Teddy R. Millage Sr.
James "Jim" Hermanson
Virginia May Fisher
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Irene Rose Byer
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
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
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
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
June 22, 2011
Column: A little pink rubber ring
There is a little truck stop about 70 miles down the road where we enjoy stopping for a late breakfast when we're on our way to see our son Buckwheat and his family. It's a friendly place where it seems that all the locals gather and, like Cheers, everybody knows your name. They...
June 22, 2011 - 1:13pm
May 11, 2011
Day of Caring actually brought out the caring
Spring fever. It's not so much a disease as it is a personality trait most people who have been forced to endure Minnesota's oh-so-lovely winter have in common. It hits me hardest this time of year (the end of April, and early May). It's the time of year when its always sunny outside,...
May 11, 2011 - 10:34am
March 2, 2011
Changing world: When the seam splits, will it be chaos or fairness?
Recent events have had me wondering: am I living in Minnesota, or just another State of Confusion? I can almost hear the world's seams beginning to tear under the weight of everything that is happening at once, from the Middle East to our eccentric neighbor that is Wisconsin. After...
March 2, 2011 - 1:25pm
January 23, 2009
Despite some bitterness, inauguration was just as interesting on television
This past Tuesday, Barack Obama replaced George Bush as the holder of the highest office in the land. The inauguration, as well as the festivities preceding and following it, was a grand spectacle, complete with almost a dozen balls, performances by U2 and Bruce Springsteen, and a...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
It's not the last day, but a first day for something new
What a week! In case you've taken to your bomb shelter for the past few days (and somehow had no access to any news sources but the Detroit Lakes Tribune's Sunday Wave section), I'll catch you up: former President-elect Barack Obama plus Inauguration Day equals President Barack Obama...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Found a place to stay in Tucson in an old downtown neighborhood near the University of Arizona. Within walking distance are dozens of ethnic restaurants cheap enough for college students. And me. My favorite haunt is a little Guatemalan place called Maya Catzal, run by a nice family...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
A shivering woman in front of me in line at the coffee shop last week simply wanted a cup of hot water. "I need something to warm my hands!" she shuddered to the clerk. "It is freezing outside!" Yes, it has been tough week here in Tucson, Arizona. Daytime temperatures plunged...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Hope for peace, long-term solution in God's Land
Following a six-month cease-fire, the Israeli Army recently invaded the Gaza Strip in an effort to end rocket and mortar fire received from the radical Palestinian group Hamas. This move was taken on Dec. 27, and the consequent fighting between Israel and Palestine has continued...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
Shiny happy person: Nope, not so much
I've never considered myself a happy person. I don't mean to imply that my major arteries need monitoring or to hint to my parents that they had best place all toxic cleaning supplies out of my reach (although tipping the measuring tape at barely over five feet means they probably...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Resolved to concentrate
New Year's resolutions? I have whittled it down to one: To concentrate better on the task at hand. Our attention is too widely dispersed, and our addiction to electronic communication devices is completely to blame. Electronic devices kill people every day. My guess is that gadgets...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
If I could become a bear and hibernate from November through Opening Day of baseball season, I would do it in a minute. Hibernation would save me the trouble of getting up every morning for no good reason during the winter. The colder it gets, the sleepier I feel.
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
What is love?
"I hope that one day you will have the experience of doing something you do not understand for someone you love." In AP literature, we recently wrapped up reading -- note the alliteration that mysteriously manifests itself in my writing the moment I start thinking about a composition...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
Open letter to Congress
Dearest Esteemed Members of the United States Congress, I have a problem. Fortunately, it is one which I believe you can fix. Earlier this month, as I was making preparations for the Holiday shopping season, my plans were foiled when it came to my attention that I have no money....
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
When you meet a new person who seems friendly and intelligent enough, it still takes a while to figure out if they are somebody you want to know. I try to assess whether new people I meet are sane. I have had my fill of the alternative, and the older I get, the more suspicious I...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am