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Gov. Dayton proposes 6 weeks of state worker parental leave
Snow Reports: February 6-8
One hurt in rollover on Highway 34
Snow and Blowing Snow Continues Today
Two hurt in head-on collision in Otter Tail County
Lakers seventh-seed at sections
Korf leads Vikings over Hornets
Raiders make it 16 straight at Park Christian
Laker boys cinch share of Mid-State on Senior Night
Tucker Hibbert continues win streak at Eastern Snocross National
Becker County Museum is selling ‘Sweetheart Grams’ this week
Wenner presents research in NDSU Three Minute Thesis competition
Area students on NDSCS honor list
Hamre earns degree at St. Cloud State
Friends & Neighbors
Embellish expands, now offers new and gently-used merchandise
Gasoline prices just keep on falling lower
Minnesota sees 9,100 new jobs in December
How to tell the kids about money problems
Bergen’s bounces back
Grace Lutheran event set for Feb. 20
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Music, poetry event in NYM
Rob Zombie is coming to Fargo May 15
Local library’s resources can help improve time management skills
Jane M. Ries Radermacher
Nydia J. Lefebvre
Bruce D. Nelson
James M. Johnson
It’s nice to receive a helping hand
How to tell if Congress is working
Don’t remain silent: Stand up against hate speech
Get behind Alzheimer’s research
Avoiding the chatterbox trap
Lake becomes archaeological site for bison
Not getting bites? Time to mix it up
Not just fresh air, the outdoors can provide humor, too
Help wildlife during tax time
Northwest MN Fishing Report
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