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‘Stretching’ those dollars
Lawmakers consider changes to state elections
World Day of Prayer is March 6
Last of the Really Cold Nights?
Dentists not smiling over state payments
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Laker trio prepared for deep runs at state wrestling
DL Mites finish hockey season
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
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
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
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’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
Minnesota moose population still down
Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
Northland Fat Bike Rally to be held in Bemidji
Wild turkey opportunities explored in DNR class
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 9, 2015
Monday Matters: Everyday Money
My husband Dan and I were on the green checkered couch once again having “the talk.” Hey this is Debbie Griffith with Everyday Matters. Oh ya know the talk about finances and getting out of debt? Dan proceeded in a very serious tone talking about what “we” needed to do but...
February 9, 2015 - 5:00am
February 7, 2015
Take precautions to remain on top, not under the ice
I have heard some discussion lately from local anglers, and “chirp” on the Internet about how many vehicles seem to be going through the ice this year. First of all, vehicles go through the ice on lakes all over the state every year. I think we also hear about more incidents now...
outdoors / Brad Laabs
February 7, 2015 - 5:15am
Shrews are among the most fascinating MN mammals
They’re neither mouse nor vole, yet they have features of both. They scamper about, they squeak, they’re small, and they’re furry. But strange as it is, these mouse-like creatures of the woods and farm are no more a rodent than you and I are. Indeed, what I’m writing about...
outdoors / Blane Klemek
February 7, 2015 - 5:10am
February 6, 2015
I can’t make it to my cruise on time, how about a refund?
Q: We recently booked an 11-night, air-inclusive Adriatic cruise on the Celebrity Silhouette through the cruise line. We paid the $6,800 using our Visa card. A few days before our flight from Minneapolis to Venice, Delta Air Lines notified us of a change in flights due to an Air...
February 6, 2015 - 7:00am
Friday Matters: Everyday Truth Humor
A guy and his car are standing at the pearly gates. The car is covered withChristian bumper stickers. The guy is trying to talk his way into heaven but Peter won't budge. The guy says, "But look at my car!" Peter finally compromises and says, "OK, your car can come in..." Hey this...
February 6, 2015 - 6:30am
February 5, 2015
Tears of joy, grief and onion tears
The other day as I was walking into a stiff north wind and my eyes were watering, I was wondering whether my tears were any different than the tears I shed when I’m thrilled or when I’m grieving, or even when I’m smelling onions. And when a three year old bawls because he’s...
opinion / Lynn Hummel
February 5, 2015 - 2:30pm
Don’t miss ‘The Magician’s Lie’
Abracadabra. Now you see it, now you don’t — because a good magician knows to hide his props behind his fingers, beneath her clothes, in his pockets. And yet we flock to see that sleight of hand, the illusions, the chance to be awe-struck, entertained, and fooled. Now you...
entertainment / books
February 5, 2015 - 8:00am
Thursday Matters: Everyday "What do you say?"
Debbie, what do you say to parents that are losing their little 16th month old boy to cancer? The parents are Christian but can’t understand why God won’t heal their baby? Can you help me with an answer? Nothing you say will make them feel like it’s fair. The best thing to...
February 5, 2015 - 6:30am
February 4, 2015
Casserole features authentic Italian ingredients
Several years ago, we hosted a weekly radio show. Every week during our “Hotdish Hot Seat” segment, we’d feature a different recipe submitted by one of our listeners. One week, our neighbors joined us in the hot seat and shared a recipe that has become one of our family’s...
life / food
February 4, 2015 - 7:30am
Payroll tax must be payed by all workers
Q: I stopped working full-time at the end of 2014 and started Social Security retirement. For the next few months I will work part-time and then retire completely. Will payroll tax be held from my pay? If yes, will this increase my amount? A: Yes, you will pay Social Security and...
February 4, 2015 - 7:00am
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Better
“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” This may be an old cliché’ but the freshness of its authenticity never wears off especially when you need to be on the receiving end. Hey this is Debbie Griffith with Everyday Matters. It’s our LOVE...
February 4, 2015 - 6:30am
February 3, 2015
Tuesday Matters: Him Alone
“Ahhhhh that’s messed up?” or “Oh that confirms something and gets me excited.” Those are two ways the spirit in me might respond when reading someone’s opinion in an article or blog especially when it’s base has to do with God. Hey this is Debbie Griffith with Everyday...
February 3, 2015 - 8:29am
January 31, 2015
Wild birds not as frequent visitors this year
My backyard birdfeeders have not been visited by as many wild birds this winter as they were visited during the last two winters. The usual species have been ever present — black-capped chickadees, white breasted nuthatches, blue jays, and all of the year-round resident woodpeckers...
outdoors / Blane Klemek
January 31, 2015 - 7:30am
January 29, 2015
A vibrant community is like a potluck
At the end of every movie, if you keep watching, are the credits: a long list of the names of the producers, directors, screenwriters, cinematographers, stars, supporting actors, other characters, including a cop who was just standing on the corner during one scene, the people who...
opinion / Lynn Hummel
January 29, 2015 - 11:30am