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North Dakota toddler accidently towed away in vehicle, spends the cold night alone
Lions set their sights on helping others see
Historical Dunton Locks tram will reopen this summer
Local ‘heroes’ recognized for impact on the community
White Earth candidates asked to prove residency
COLLEGE TRACK: Berg wins long jump, third in triple
TRACK: Jepson ties school pole vault at Hawley
GOLF: Frazee fifth at HOL Hawley
GOLF: Lakers boys win third straight meet
COLLEGE TRACK: Nielsen wins shot put, top 10 in hammer and javelin
North Dakota is a hop, skip and a jump away and could be a good vacay
Vacation beachhouse look too good to be true? It just may be
Asparagus three ways: Versatile vegetable is elegant, yet nutritious
SSI, Social Security are completely different programs
Friends & Neighbors
Lakes Tech Team and Lakes Perfect Tan open in north DL
Polk is new personal banker at Midwest
R&G donates $21K to local Humane Society
Smart gifts for the new grad
Gas prices fell in MN, but nat’l average up
May 7 ‘Bonnets & Bowties’ fundraiser to benefit Marshmallow Foundation
Tuesday, May 3 is National Teacher’s Day!
‘Revival’ concert Sunday at Grace Lutheran
New sculpture class starting in DL next month
LP-A’s ‘Raider Nation News’ wins three 2016 student Emmy awards
Paul V. Huebner
Michael D. Wirth
Dale K. Peterson
Donald H. Koski
Slower transition to bathroom incluseviness
The core issues in the 2016 election
Letter: Faith in school board to vote yes for referendum
Letter: Kudos to ‘Next to Normal’
Address heroin crisis now
Devil’s Lake angler releases giant northern pike
Early season panfishing heating up the lakes
Wild turkeys are, once again, abundant in Minnesota
DNR to conduct sandhill crane survey in NW MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Business & Industry
Spring Laker Book
Kids in the Trib
2016 Becker County Care Guide
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 11, 2015
Search for transparency in our food
The “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act” brings us transparency and consumer confidence in our food purchases. It also will render consumers here and abroad the most affordable food and improve the lives and environment for so many around the globe. I am a long time farmer,...
November 11, 2015 - 9:41am
November 6, 2015
Have some beet sugar, it’s GMO disease free
Bring on the Craisins, the marshmallows, the cranberry juice, the Snapple, the Nature Valley bars. Pour Corn Flakes into a bowl until it overflows, grab a thick slice of Pepperidge Farm bread and slather it with Smucker’s jam. Throw open the doors of your cupboard and refrigerator,...
opinion / editorials
November 6, 2015 - 5:35am
September 2, 2015
The benefits of clean eating
Clean Eating. It’s a buzzword heard often now, but what is it? Is it torture by lettuce or can it be a realistic way to live? One Detroit Lakes...
September 2, 2015 - 8:20am
September 1, 2015
SLOW COOKER TACO SOUP Serves: 8 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 hours, 10 minutes Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained 1...
September 1, 2015 - 5:15am
August 22, 2015
School lunches: Be food conscientious
Sadly, summer is almost over. In a matter of a couple weeks, kids will be returning to school, and families will be back in the routine. There will be sporting events, practices and other extra-curricular activities to worry about. One activity that might not get as much thought...
opinion / editorials
August 22, 2015 - 5:10am
July 23, 2015
Family business produces organic, gluten-free mixes
A small empire of organic and gluten-free food mixes is quietly mushrooming in Menahga. Owned by the Savela family, My Grandpa’s Farm is...
July 23, 2015 - 5:55am
July 11, 2015
Food safety class set
The University of Minnesota Extension Service is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for Certified Food Managers. The initial certification course, called ServSafe, will be offered on Wednesday, Aug. 26, in the Travelodge and...
July 11, 2015 - 5:20am
July 9, 2015
‘Bite of Park Rapids’ is this Sunday
The 5th Annual Bite of Park Rapids Food & Art Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 12 — rain or shine — on the second...
entertainment / events
July 9, 2015 - 5:25am
June 28, 2015
Variety of new foods coming to MN State Fair, Aug. 27-Sept. 7
The Minnesota State Fair is pleased to announce the addition of 40 new foods and 11 new frozen treats to the expansive menu offered at the Great Minnesota Get-Together. In total, nearly 500 foods are available at 300 different concession locations throughout the fairgrounds. Here...
June 28, 2015 - 5:10am
June 24, 2015
Taste of Minnesota
Rhubarb Spice Cake with Lemon Sauce Recipe makes 1 9x13-inch pan Prep: 30 mins Cook: 50 mins Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup milk 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground...
June 24, 2015 - 2:49pm
June 23, 2015
Family outing can make ordinary days special
The Iepson family makes ordinary days a picnic by dining al fresco. Blankets and a basket of sandwiches, pasta salad, portable drinks and...
June 23, 2015 - 2:21pm
June 24, 2015
Food safety for seniors
Older Americans are more at risk for food borne illnesses because their immune systems decline with age. That’s why it’s especially important to be careful about storing and cooking foods. Although many of you have been preparing foods for decades with no ill effects, the situation...
June 24, 2015 - 5:00am
June 6, 2015
Morels provide a tasty surprise
The best way to find morel mushrooms, I’ve determined, is not to look for them. I’ve been hooked on these springtime delicacies since...
June 6, 2015 - 5:10am
May 30, 2015
Homeowners should be bear-aware this spring
Wildlife managers remind homeowners who live near bear habitat to be bear-aware and check their property for food sources that could attract bears. Allowing bears to forage for food in a yard can present dangers to bears and people, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
outdoors / DNR
May 30, 2015 - 5:00am
March 18, 2015
Bite into a healthier lifestyle, better nutrition
How can you achieve a healthier lifestyle? One “bite” at a time! By focusing on taking one “bite” at a time into new territory and allowing it to become a new habit before taking the next “bite.” Small, steady changes over time lead to big rewards! National Nutrition...
March 18, 2015 - 5:05am