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Canada’s restrictions for border crossings are different
Five people vie for Bemidji city manager; interviews March 3
Seeds to bees to table: How local agriculture has changed
White Earth job fair to be held March 5
Writers conference set for summer in Bemidji
DL advances to 8AAA basketball section final
Four Laker individuals and three relays advance to 5A swimming finals
Laker girls awarded home court playoff game after season-finale win in Crosby
Huwe to wrestle for state heavyweight title
Bombers advance with win over NCW
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 20, 2015
Friday Matters: Everyday Adoption
Yesterday a police officer was stationed at the state court house. This afternoon the judge finalized a case in which a 3-year-old boy was officially adopted by his late mom’s best friend two years after the boy’s parents and grandparents died in a car accident. The boy has been...
February 20, 2015 - 5:00am
February 19, 2015
The war on weeds will never be won
We are familiar with a number of so-called “wars”, examples being the War on Poverty, War on Drugs (this label had been dropped as being counter-productive) War on Terror, War on Women (a political accusation), War on Boys (claimed to be the result of misguided feminism), and...
opinion / Lynn Hummel
February 19, 2015 - 5:50am
Thursday Matters: Everyday Stolen
Last week while she was browsing in a secondhand bookshop, she found a copy of a book that had been stolen from her when she was a kid. She opened it and saw, on the first page, in familiar hand writing, her own name. It had been a gift from her (now late) grandfather. Next to her...
February 19, 2015 - 5:00am
February 18, 2015
Teenage children can receive benefits via parents until age 18
Q: I am near age 62 and have a daughter, age 17. If I start Social Security retirement, can she receive benefits? Is doing this a good idea? A: If you start Social Security retirement, at age 17 your daughter should be eligible to receive benefits through your record. Information...
February 18, 2015 - 5:05am
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Blah
Sometimes I get stuck in blue…I mean just feeling blue…feeling down, sad and crabby. I wouldn’t say it’s depression but I lately I’ve been stuck a little longer in “The Land of Blue,” than I’d like. I texted my Aunt this and she wrote back; “I’m sorry you’re...
February 18, 2015 - 5:00am
February 17, 2015
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Exposed
The message of Jesus is to LOVE and forgive others, which you can only do once you have seen your bad self and accepted His forgiveness. There’s this past so many people carry around that’s covered because it’s filled with shame from harming ourselves through “cutting,”...
February 17, 2015 - 5:00am
February 14, 2015
Important ice fishing dates coming up
As we get to the middle of February, we are approaching some important dates that are important to remember, and maybe to put on your calendar. Next Sunday (Feb. 22) is very important to remember for fishing in our area, as it marks the closing date for walleye, northern pike, and...
outdoors / Brad Laabs
February 14, 2015 - 5:30am
The awakening of Minnesota’s black bears
It won’t be long and it will be springtime. Already mid-February, hibernating mammals throughout the Northland will eventually emerge from their underground sleeping chambers. Some of the true hibernators, such as chipmunks, thirteen-lined ground squirrels, and woodchucks, might...
outdoors / Blane Klemek
February 14, 2015 - 5:20am
February 13, 2015
Names that ring: Duke, Babe and Stonewall
Now that New England quarterback, Tom Brady, has been the winning quarterback in four Super Bowls you might expect there might be a sudden rush for parents who hope their babies will be famous to name their newborn son, Tom. Not going to happen. Brady, maybe, but not Tom. Tom, after...
opinion / Lynn Hummel
February 13, 2015 - 5:50am
Don’t tell me smart people aren’t sensitive
Recently I heard that some people perceive the most brilliant people out there do not understand others’ emotions very well. I can see how this works for geniuses with an autistic streak, but for people who are brilliant without an autistic streak, I do not believe that applies...
life / wave
February 13, 2015 - 5:20am
Friday Matters: Everyday Poo
I sent a text of scripture to a young mom. She wrote back; “This couldn’t have come at a better time. I mean, it’s like one minute I’m in college ready to travel the world for Jesus but the next thing you know I’m married with an infant who just took his hand out of his...
February 13, 2015 - 5:00am
February 12, 2015
Starting Roth IRA’s for the grandkids? Here are tips
Many grandparents go above and beyond to offer financial help to adult children and grandchildren. If you’re seeking to contribute to your grandkids’ financial future, one option might involve opening a custodial Roth IRA on your grandchild’s behalf as soon as he or she starts...
business / money management
February 12, 2015 - 5:35am
Thursday Matters: Everyday You Are Not Alone
Do you feel rejected by a friend or family member? Let me tell you...YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Hey this is Debbie Griffith with Everyday Matters. James 5:16 is a verse that when applied by faith we have tremendous power available to us simply by confessing our FLESHLY sin; whether it’s...
February 12, 2015 - 5:00am
February 11, 2015
Social Security offers one-time death benefit
Q: Does Social Security still pay a funeral benefit? A friend said that none was payable when his grandmother recently died. A: You are referring to the Lump Sum Death Payment (LSDP) and, yes, it still exists. Separate from ongoing Social Security survivor benefits, the LSDP is...
February 11, 2015 - 5:10am