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Park Rapids woman hurt in rollover crash near Waubun
Want to win the lottery in Minnesota? History provides some tips
Man sentenced for check forgery
Handgun lodges into front bumper of motorists vehicle while traveling
Late inning heroics: Lakers advance with lively last at-bats
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Jacks sweep Laker baseball
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Jeanne E. Dahring
Barbara A. Ware
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
April 17, 2018
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—The family of a 6-year-old boy slain in Fergus Falls says it knows of multiple people who called social services in...
April 17, 2018 - 10:04pm
February 9, 2018
Why we need to 'hold on to kindness'
In the beginning of January, Rebecca Somers boarded a plane in State College, Pa., heading for Detroit, Mich. She had no idea that what she was...
February 9, 2018 - 6:26am
December 30, 2017
These wines will help you toast 2018
Many people who will celebrate the end of 2017 and the start of 2018 will do so with a bubbly of some sort. A Prosecco? A fizzante? Champagne?...
December 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 2, 2017
World of Wine: Higher elevation means higher resveratrol
Seasoned skiers know that the higher in elevation one goes, the potential for sunburn increases. When we are in the mountains, we wear clothing...
October 2, 2017 - 9:21am
August 22, 2017
McFeely: Casino opponents get a victory, for now
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Opponents of a proposed casino project on Minnesota's Star Lake won an important victory Tuesday, Aug. 22, but whether...
August 22, 2017 - 9:15pm
July 14, 2017
McFeely: Neighbor gives ‘rest of the story’ in Detroit Lakes landlord dispute
A Detroit Lakes, Minn., woman gave what she called “the rest of the story” about a dispute that led to a landlord losing her rental license...
July 14, 2017 - 8:35am
May 23, 2017
Kindness changes the way you see
One of the great lessons cancer taught me was the importance of getting my thought-life in order. There are way too many things in this world...
May 23, 2017 - 9:00am
August 13, 2016
Wolves are intelligent and social
I once followed a set of wolf tracks on a sandbar along the Goodnews River in southwestern Alaska’s Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. I wondered if the lone wolf had been hunting or if it was a lone male searching for a territory, a mate, or was simply trying to avoid detection...
August 13, 2016 - 2:59pm
August 12, 2016
Slow down, take a deep breath
Every day somebody shoots somebody else. Every day there are traffic jams and road rage; every day there are heated little arguments and people getting punched in the nose. The tension seems to be rising. I’m not sure what the problem is, but maybe I can suggest part of the solution....
August 12, 2016 - 5:35am
A thousand years in twenty feet - any fool can do it
Oh, Dear Reader (A national institute studying newspaper readership announced recently that readers of this column are far above average- in nearly every way), you have already done me in by suggesting that by simply digging a 5-foot hole, I can travel millions of years in time. Even...
August 12, 2016 - 5:10am
August 11, 2016
Finding the right financial advisor
If having a dedicated professional to help you manage your money sounds appealing, consider looking into a financial advisor—regardless of your income. There’s no substitute for financial education, but an expert advisor can help you with your financial goals. There are many kinds...
August 11, 2016 - 5:05am
August 10, 2016
Versatile veggie appeals to tastebuds and sports fans
Last Saturday, Tony paid a visit to his good buddy Jim Driscoll of Driscoll Farms at the Northern Plains Farmers Market, which takes place in...
August 10, 2016 - 8:41am
August 6, 2016
Make time to get out, enjoy the lakes
The lakes area gets to be busy during the summer. It is very evident this weekend, of course, with the extremely large gathering for WE Fest. But, if you look at the schedule we have every year, from July to the start of school, we are busy. We jump from the 4th of July to the water...
August 6, 2016 - 5:45am
Hummingbirds provide hours of entertainment
Every year, come mid-May, if not a little sooner, expect your resident hummingbirds and orioles to come a ‘knocking for a handout. Always the males make their return trips to the Northland first and ahead of the lagging females, and they’ll usually do a decent job of letting you...
August 6, 2016 - 5:40am
Voters can fix what ails Congress
Today’s members of Congress are good at attacking political opponents, and not so adept at governing. But Capitol Hill has worked before, and it can do so again. Voters can make that happen by electing candidates who are willing and able to work with colleagues who don’t necessarily...
August 6, 2016 - 5:05am