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International Eagles Auxiliary President visits Detroit Lakes
DL man allegedly caught on video setting his rental house on fire
Charges filed in old robbery, arson cases in Becker County
Cities honor Marquart, Eken with distinction award
Longtime DL Housing Authority Executive Director hangs it up
Laker tennis gains experience at opening invite
Sophomore QB Studsrud gets UND starting nod
DL near top 10 in first football poll
Wimmer takes over DL volleyball program
412 BMX results
Audubon native becomes Holmes Theatre's new marketing director
It's a boy!
DL's Herman receives MSUM scholarship
If earnings are over SSA benefit limit, update your estimate online ASAP
Friends & Neighbors
Lakeland Hospice Bike Ride stays strong
M State wins award for welding trailer
He built it, they came: Dion’s Dangerzone expands into new gym
EnVision Salon opens in Detroit Lakes
Getting your home ready to sell
John Kay, Steppenwolf coming to Shooting Star this Friday
Smart students use their local library
Deuces Wild at Fargo Theatre
'Bible Bingo' to be presented at Walker's Minnesota Folklore Theatre
Travel the Silk Road at Minnesota Renaissance Festival this weekend
Don and Jean Bauer
Other Opinions: Don’t saddle next president with UND nickname issue
Other Opinions: Standing up for rural postal delivery
Other Opinions: Keep rural homes safe, efficient with USDA programs
Other Opinions: MN teens No. 1 on ACT but gaps persist
‘Trump Wall’ will also keep us in, not just others out
Recording of natural history can often lead to ‘discoveries’
Cool weather may mean early fall, transition period
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 10
You’ll never forget the first time you see a ruddy duck
Info meetings set for DNR’s northern pike proposal
Local artist creates one-of-a-kind public art sculpture for DL Library
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
July 25, 2015
Where the presidency is headed
Before the ins and outs of the 2016 presidential contest become a preoccupation for many of us, it seems a good time to step back and look at the office of the presidency for which so many candidates are vying. The presidency inherited by whoever wins next November will be substantially...
opinion / editorials
July 25, 2015 - 5:05am
July 24, 2015
A ‘deceptive’ Airbnb rental
Q: I am writing to let you know of something that I consider to be a deceptive listing on Airbnb. This was my first time using Airbnb. Several...
July 24, 2015 - 5:05am
Friday Matters: Everyday Blog
Of course I think it’s helpful to hear how others learn and receive comfort from life’s experiences but after taking quite a bit of time...
July 24, 2015 - 5:00am
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...
opinion / Lynn Hummel
July 23, 2015 - 5:25am
Thursday Matters: Everyday Choices
I think having emotion is a good thing because it’s something God gave us…freedom to laugh, cry, get angry, etc. but with these emotions...
July 23, 2015 - 5:00am
July 22, 2015
An Italian spin on bison
Last week Giovanni and I had a craving for grilled burgers, so we encouraged Tony to heat up the grill and make them for us. “Wouldn’t bison...
Life / Food
July 22, 2015 - 5:10am
Pensions do not reduce SSA benefits except in very limited cases
Q: Will my pension reduce Social Security amounts? A: Pensions do not usually reduce SSA amounts but in very limited cases, mostly involving people who had government employment without paying into Social Security, they can result in a lower SSA amount. Key here is that the...
July 22, 2015 - 5:05am
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Be Alert
Yep there’s evil in the world but we don’t really think it’s something we have to be that mindful of in our day to day life. Hey this is...
July 22, 2015 - 5:00am
July 21, 2015
Tuesday Matters: Praising in Pain
It’s bizarre. “Praise God in the pain.” What? Hey this is Debbie Griffith with Everyday Matters. I’ve done this. It works. Oh, believe...
July 21, 2015 - 5:00am
July 20, 2015
Monday Matters: Everyday I get it
There’s someone hurt needing our healing, unloved, needing our touching; old, needing to feel that we care; weak, needing the support of our...
July 20, 2015 - 5:00am
July 18, 2015
Warmer water can be harmful to fish
We are into the full swing of summer fishing now. The surface water temperatures on most of our area lakes now is in the mid to high 70 degree range in the mid-lake, and even up to the low 80 degrees in the shallows. This means it becomes very important to play and land fish fairly...
outdoors / Brad Laabs
July 18, 2015 - 5:25am
Few summer sights and sounds are more pleasant than birds
Last summer while picking blueberries in a jack pine clear cut, I heard a bird that I honestly couldn’t say I had ever heard before. I stopped picking berries, stood up from my hunch-over “picking posture”, and began searching for the bird. The song was quite musical and very...
outdoors / Blane Klemek
July 18, 2015 - 5:15am
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...
opinion / Lynn Hummel
July 17, 2015 - 5:10am
Friday Matters: Everyday Late Fee
There I was again dropping off another late DVD rental at the Video and Tan Salon. Bummer. Hey this is Debbie Griffith with Everyday Matters....
July 17, 2015 - 5:00am
July 16, 2015
Thursday Matters: Everyday Doctrine
Jesus said in John 8:32; “You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free.” Hey this is Debbie Griffith with Everyday Matters....
July 16, 2015 - 5:00am