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Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
A patriotic tribute: Oak Grove's Avenue of Flags honoring local veterans every Memorial Day weekend since 1990
John Morrell and Co. recalls beef frank products due to possible foreign matter contamination
Hwy 10 and Hwy 59 in DL currently operating as four-way stop
Wrapping up the school year: Class of 2017 pulls annual senior prank
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Herzog leads Laker girls to victory
Laker golf wraps regular season with home victory
Opportunity knocks for Foster at NCAA West Prelims
Section frontrunners wallop Laker pitching
Januszewski takes Fargo Marathon 10K
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud
Friends & Neighbors
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
MN gas prices up (almost) one cent
Detroit Lakes photographer earns master of photography
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Tanner J. Bahr
Charles G. Henrikson
Clarice Lucille Ernst
James O. Erickson
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
Hummel column: Graduation message for the 'first half' of the class
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
August 26, 2016
Third annual Never Give Up 5k coming to Frazee
Suicide can leave an enormous impact on families and communities. The Never.Give.Up. organization was established to raise money for suicide prevention and awareness education, and to support those who suffer. The group was started following the suicide of Peggy Havnes' 16-year-old...
August 26, 2016 - 10:58am
October 24, 2015
Tips for women juggling a family and a career
The days when single income households were the norm are long gone, as nowadays both Mom and Dad must work in order to make ends meet. That reality has left many women juggling the obligations of motherhood with the obligations of a successful career. Such a juggling act is seldom...
October 24, 2015 - 4:00am
September 3, 2015
Juggling kid costs and retirement
It costs parents an average of $245,340 to raise a child from birth to age 18. That figure from the U.S. Agriculture Department is just one reason why prospective parents are advised to consider parallel financial planning for child-based expenses and retirement. The key is...
September 3, 2015 - 5:30am
March 25, 2015
Detroit Lakes woman finds long lost sister
Linda Fagerlie of Detroit Lakes has always known that a piece of her family was missing. “My mom and dad got divorced when I was little,”...
March 25, 2015 - 11:30am
January 28, 2015
Keeping kids safe can be more than a full-time job
There are few jobs out there where nearly every moment of the day is an urgent situation… where a little life relies on your decision-making...
January 28, 2015 - 12:30pm
December 10, 2014
Nevis man reunites with birth family with a splash in Romania
NEVIS, Minn. -- The return of a northern Minnesota man to his native country of Romania for a reunion with his birth family was a media event,...
December 10, 2014 - 8:16am
February 5, 2013
Kids' endless questions can drive parents nuts, but are great learning tools
When Rochelle Rieck's 11-month-old son broke her niece's dress-up shoe, Rieck became the target of a dramatic inquisition. "Why? Why would he...
February 5, 2013 - 8:41am
December 26, 2012
After 50 years of separation, daughter finds biological mother a few days before Christmas
Pam Miller, of Fargo, spent more than 30 years looking for her biological mother before she finally found her, three days before Christmas in...
December 26, 2012 - 9:10am
December 11, 2012
Some expectant moms take break from antidepressants for fear of side effects
Marisa Gabel, of Fargo, has been on Zoloft since she suffered a major depressive episode 10 years ago. With the added help of her spirituality...
December 11, 2012 - 8:26am
June 19, 2012
Area divorced couple teaching others how to co-parent peacefully
Kari Peterson and Chad Sogge, who divorced in 2003, were able to take their kids on a recent trip to Disney World - along with their new spouses...
June 19, 2012 - 9:21am
June 12, 2012
Father's Day crafts: Ideas help ensure Dad won't be forgotten
Even while reveling in the handmade treasures that have come my way each Mother's Day for the past years, I've wrestled with a disconcerting...
June 12, 2012 - 9:00am
June 3, 2012
Working 10 hours from home in Oil Patch disrupts family life of Wisconsin man.
June 3, 2012 - 1:59pm
May 18, 2012
PCs for People refurbishes computers for low income people
BEMIDJI - With today's digital age, having a computer is becoming as essential as a kitchen sink, but the cost for the technology is high and...
May 18, 2012 - 9:23am
May 15, 2012
Local families rethinking high school graduation celebrations
FARGO - During Laura Barnhart's and Hannah Erickson's junior year at Fargo's Oak Grove High School, their mothers started talking about merging...
May 15, 2012 - 8:50am
May 7, 2012
Understanding Asperger's syndrome
Colin Vieweg possesses a level of maturity beyond his years. He's also prone to pronouncements delivered with an air of erudition that have earned...
May 7, 2012 - 8:52am