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Friends say slain Fargo cop ‘had no fear’
Barnesville man accused of violating protection order shortly after leaving jail for similar offense
Snowmobile ice drag races today and Saturday on Little Detroit Lake
Greater Minnesota sex assault victims often receive less care
Health Department erred in Minnesota drinking water tests
DL gymnasts on top despite adversity
Teiken, Askelson finish season at state
Boys Hockey: Flyers dump DL in season finale
Cihak, Priem lead DL past Albany
Raiders close out Cougars, push win streak to 17 games
DL students compete in regions, qualify for state
Ask a trooper: Does driver’s license show drinking violation?
Dreams are coming true for columnist headed to Denmark
M State named top 100 community college
M State nursing students add gymnastics program to clinical rotation
Friends & Neighbors
Water park to return after roof collapse
Midwest Bank gets top financial scores
Becker is best place to get a mortgage
Ideas for Valentine’s Day
This region has the cheapest gasoline
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at Shooting Star Friday
Valentine’s Day concert set for Sunday in Motley
While entertaining, ‘NFL Confidential’ leaves room for doubt
Elmer’s summer dinner theater season expands
Wadena history program Feb. 20
Christie Renee Herbranson
Carl Melvin Sunram
Marlys Christine Wittnebel
Nydia J. Lefebvre
Jane M. Ries Radermacher
Get out the hand warmers and support remaining Polar Fest activities this weekend
Every egg has meaning behind it
Letter: Kinship program can make a big difference in children’s, mentors’ lives
Letter: West Central Initiative already addressing pressing issues
It’s nice to receive a helping hand
Lake becomes archaeological site for bison
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Not getting bites? Time to mix it up
Not just fresh air, the outdoors can provide humor, too
Help wildlife during tax time
Detroit Mountain sees successful first year
Polarific Activities: February is for playing outdoors in Detroit Lakes
Peoples Park offers skating, hockey rinks
From Holiday Train to Santa, December is full
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 - 4:35am
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 - 6:05am