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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Martin E. Cox
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
August 22, 2014
Last advice: Be kind, be kind always
It feels fitting that I’m writing my last column for the Wave on a plane headed west. Today must be my lucky day because I’m assigned to a window seat. Several thousand feet below me, the earth’s surface is cracked with canyons. No sign of water for miles. I think it might...
August 22, 2014 - 9:00am
August 8, 2014
Goeun Park: Not a good year for my suitcase
While I’m back home in good ol’ Detroit Lakes, my suitcase is somewhere between Los Angeles and Fargo. I don’t exactly know where. This has not been a very good year for my suitcase. The first time I (or more accurately, the airline) lost my luggage in the maze of conveyer...
August 8, 2014 - 10:00am
August 1, 2014
Goeun Park: Grateful for a curious, educational summer job
This is my last week at work and it has come to my attention that I never exactly clarified on what I’ve been doing for the past two months. To my defense, I wasn’t always sure about what I’ve been doing either. This summer, I’ve been working as a research assistant in...
August 1, 2014 - 10:30am
July 25, 2014
Goeun Park: Little brothers can grow up to be friends
My baby brother is flying out here to California this weekend and I can hardly contain my excitement. I must have been mentioning his upcoming visit a lot these past few weeks because someone recently told me, “You and your brother must be really close.” I guess we are....
July 25, 2014 - 9:30am
July 18, 2014
Goeun Park: Older self, you’ll figure things out in time
Last summer, I wrote a letter to my younger self. It was a fun piece to flesh out so I want to do something similar: A letter to myself three years in the future. If letters to the past are meant to dispense belated wisdom, this will hopefully serve as a welcome reminder. Dear...
July 18, 2014 - 7:30am
July 4, 2014
Goeun Park: Catering to each reader personally
A friend of mine asked what my plans were for the night. “I’m going to write a column,” I told him. “About what?” “About anything. Usually my life.” “Seriously?” “Seriously.” “So you basically get paid to publish your diary?” “Something...
July 4, 2014 - 8:30am
June 27, 2014
Goeun Park: Quest to find roots isn’t that silly
“I want to go back to Korea,” I told my mother on the phone the other week. It’s a simple articulation of a feeling that’s been thrashing around my gut for a while now. A feeling that’s been crawling under my skin and clinging to my bones. I can’t seem to shake it off. I...
June 27, 2014 - 8:30am
June 20, 2014
Goeun Park: Not to dwell, but most memories come with food
It’s not unfair to say that nearly all of my favorite memories involve food. Korean barbecue with the family in the backyard. Breaded shrimp for holiday dinners. Kimchi pancakes on the weekends. Rhubarb pie a la mode. Taco trucks on finals week. Pad Thai at 1 a.m. while cramming...
June 20, 2014 - 10:00am
June 13, 2014
Goeun Park: Becoming an adult isn’t all that bad
I was picking out some asparagus for dinner last night when I realized that this was the kind of typical thing adults did with their lives: buy vegetables from the grocery store after work with the money they made from their 9-to-5 jobs. I left the produce aisle like I suddenly...
June 13, 2014 - 9:00am
June 6, 2014
Goeun Park: Denver is good with a green muffin by your side
I’m sitting on a bench in downtown Denver, eating a green muffin I bought from Central Market the night before. I think it’s pistachio. In a shocking turn of events, I’m on my way back to California, where I’ll stay for most of the summer. The wonderful and awful thing...
June 6, 2014 - 10:00am
May 30, 2014
Goeun Park: Technology is for everyone
Earlier today, I taught my dad how to use Spotify (which is like the genius lovechild of iTunes and Pandora, and totally something you should check out if you haven’t yet) and afterwards, it hit me that that was the most useful life skill I could ever give him. Unsurprisingly,...
May 30, 2014 - 12:00pm
May 23, 2014
Goeun Park: After long journey, good to be home
This is how you get to Detroit Lakes, Minn., from Claremont, Calif. You start in January, because plane tickets are the cheaper the earlier you book them. Economy is the key here — you’re a broke college student headed home, not a millionaire going to a warm island in the Mediterranean...
May 23, 2014 - 10:00am
May 16, 2014
Goeun Park: Creation of breakfast obsession
It’s the last week of college, which means that I’m probably curled up under a desk somewhere, drowning in flashcards and crying about finals. I remember the years when the last week of school used to be fun. We played field games and everyone brought snacks and it was the...
May 16, 2014 - 8:30am
May 9, 2014
Goeun Park: Assimilation is flawed, pretty awful argument
Tutoring in an after-school creative writing program for middle school students was possibly the most meaningful thing I did all semester. Earlier this week, we held an end of the year party to celebrate our mentee’s achievements with their friends and family. The program directors...
May 9, 2014 - 10:00am
May 2, 2014
Goeun Park: Advice from the last of teen years
Last day of classes is next week, and I’m not quite sure how I feel about it. A few phrases come to mind: “Wow, that went by quickly,” and “How did that happen?” and “About time!” About time. It feels like I’ve been here for a really, really, really long time. Earlier...
May 2, 2014 - 11:00am