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Weekend Rainfall Totals: July 4-5
Fireworks and Lightning
Severe Thunderstorm Watch
With continuous growth in numbers, Club in need of space
Water Carnival adds new activities to line-up
Detroit Lakes shuts out Vergas
Wrestlers attend summer camp
Smith and Mallow post wins at Junior Cup
Angels place third at Staples tournament
South All-Stars defeat North 21-10
Frazee takes first place at Envirothon
Yearbook camp teaches more than just design
Get your crown: It’s time to party with a princess
Too many pets wait a long time to be adopted
Sunny’s Peanut Butter Ginger Chicken smells as good as it tastes
Friends & Neighbors
‘Pumped’ about the future, SJE turns 40
Kangas promoted at Midwest Bank, DL
T.S. Recreation Inc. gets national award
AT&T fined $1 million
Savers to pay $1.8M to charities, agrees to settlement
Ridin’ for the Future: Event in lakes country to benefit kids
Perham photo contest deadline is extended
Learn to dance the Norwegian way at DL Library
Dano, Cusack bring Beach Boy Brian Wilson to life
Photography exhibit at Trinity through August
Newspaper strives to be a community leader
Supreme court preserves health insurance marketplaces
Letter: Opportunities abound in the lakes area
Sec. of State Simon helps promote ‘Safe at Home’
Letter: Thanks for sharing the road with bikes, lakes area
AnglingBuzz: Catching Largemouth Bass feeding on suspended bluegills
Mallard numbers down, other species up
Try a new lake but do your homework first
Phoebe birds build their nests in the most unseemly places
Sign up now for a hunter safety course
Lake & Home Real Estate - July 2015
Years of planting and care leads to backyard getaway
Enjoy the outdoors at Lakeside’s Tavern Brewery
Tips to help any level of gardener grow native greenery
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 14, 2015
For the new college grad
A young adult’s first months out of college are about personal freedom and finding one’s path as an adult. Building solid money habits is a big part of that. Most grads are managing money alone for the first time – finding work, places to live and if they’re in the majority,...
business / money management
May 14, 2015 - 5:25am
‘Rain’ is sprinkled with delightful surprises
The kids were unbelievably disappointed. There isn’t much you could do, though, when a long-anticipated event gets rained out. You can rant...
entertainment / books
May 14, 2015 - 5:15am
May 13, 2015
Savory Spanakopita combines spinach, feta
Tony and I visited Greece several times each spring while working aboard the M/V Clipper Adventurer, and we fell in love with this jewel of the...
life / food
May 13, 2015 - 9:40am
May 9, 2015
Canada geese remind us spring is here
As usual the little lake behind my house is replete with pairs of wild birds. On a recent evening while sitting beside the peaceful basin, I counted two pairs of ring-billed ducks, two pairs of wood ducks, two pairs of hooded mergansers, a pair of blue-winged teal, one pair of mallards,...
outdoors / Blane Klemek
May 9, 2015 - 5:15am
Success on opener is fishing, not necessarily catching
By the time most of you are reading this we have already started with the event of “opening fishing.” You will have heard that the Governor struggled again, and you will have heard mixed reports of success and struggles. That is opening fishing. The one surprise for this year...
outdoors / Brad Laabs
May 9, 2015 - 5:10am
May 8, 2015
Prepare for toughest year, and 10 other pieces of advice for incoming juniors
Every year, I have finished off the school year with an article giving advice to an incoming class. The first year I gave advice for the incoming freshman, the second year I gave advice to incoming eighth graders, and this year I will give advice to this year’s incoming juniors. I...
life / wave
May 8, 2015 - 5:20am
Friday Matters: Everyday Useful Words
Someone told me that the two most useful words in ministry would be “okay” and “no.” Hey this is Debbie Griffith with Everyday Matters....
May 8, 2015 - 5:00am
May 7, 2015
Thursday Matters: Everyday Love VS Trust
Can we love someone and at the same time not trust them? Hey this is Debbie Griffith with Everyday Matters. That does not mean we have to give...
May 7, 2015 - 5:00am
May 6, 2015
The headline read: ‘Man shoots computer’
Last December I detailed for you my futile struggle to print photos for a family Christmas card on a photo kiosk that kept giving me confusing and conflicting directions, sending me in circles back to the point of beginning time after time. A lady trying the same thing on a stool...
opinion / Lynn Hummel
May 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
Fresh cherries brighten flavor of this easy recipe
Tony and Gio are big fans of American coffee house scones, and a recent purchase of some lovely dried Bing cherries from Trader Joe’s has inspired...
life / food
May 6, 2015 - 5:20am
Taxes not usually withheld from Social Security, but you can choose to do so
Q: Are taxes withheld from Social Security benefits? A: Taxes are not routinely withheld from Social Security benefits but, especially during this time of year, a related question is whether taxes can voluntarily be withheld from SSA payments. Yes, you can request voluntary Federal...
May 6, 2015 - 5:15am
Area seniors encouraged to ‘Get Into the Act’
Each May, the Administration for Community Living celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize older Americans for their contributions to the nation. This year, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Act (OAA), is focusing on how older adults are taking charge...
May 6, 2015 - 5:05am
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Tenderhearted
“Yea, I know…we need to forgive and be tenderhearted to one another as God does for us. I know.” I read it; believe it in Ephesians 4:32....
May 6, 2015 - 5:00am
May 5, 2015
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Authentic Christian
If your life is one that reflects radical, authentic Christianity, then you are making people either bitter or better by contact with you. But...
May 5, 2015 - 5:00am
May 4, 2015
Monday Matters: Everyday Sit and Wait
The Sunday morning message was that of a prodigal daughter so afterward there was an invitation to come forward to pray for a child of ours who...
May 4, 2015 - 5:10am