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A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
True Islam: educating muslims and non-muslims to combat fear
Barack and Michelle Obama's' first date becomes feature film
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Weiss shuts down Angels at state
Angels take on Lastrup in state Class C first round Saturday
DL 412 BMX Single Point Race Results Aug. 3rd
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Brenk on dean’s list at Bethel University
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Peter M. Koshowski
Monika A. Fredin
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
August 28, 2013
Goeun Park: Powering through naive fantasy, columnist makes it to college
“Excuse me, what state are we in?” “South Dakota. That’ll be $1.34,” the lady behind the counter said without batting an eye. I purchased my coffee and looked at my phone: 4:20 a.m. That was last Wednesday. For the better part of last week, my family took a road trip...
August 28, 2013 - 10:26am
August 21, 2013
Goeun Park: Free falling, the experience of skydiving
Katie Larson didn’t push me out of a plane two miles above ground last Saturday but she did sign me up for it. It sounded like a good idea at the time — a somewhat dangerous and slightly expensive idea but a good idea nonetheless. After signing away my rights to sue in the...
August 21, 2013 - 7:07am
August 14, 2013
Goeun Park: Memory is a grand thing – she thinks
In moments of great desperation, I used to wish for temporary amnesia so I had an excuse to avoid tests, “grown-up” responsibilities, and the like. Of course, that was possibly the most senseless thing anyone could ever wish for and thankfully, that delusional fantasy never...
August 14, 2013 - 7:02am
August 7, 2013
Goeun Park: Childhood fears grow to adult size
In elementary school, my friends and I whispered to each other the most fantastic horror stories in the middle of the night. We’d gather around a flashlight and squeal about headless woodland animals, vengeful ghost-children and spiteful souls — the usual supernatural terrors. We...
August 7, 2013 - 7:12am
August 1, 2013
Goeun Park: Getting over the fear of missing out
“Are you going to WE Fest this year?” Despite my public indifference to country music and distaste for crowds, I’ve been asked this question more than I could count. “Oh. Well, no. I wasn’t planning on it.” I say this and I am immediately doubtful. Should I go? Everyone...
August 1, 2013 - 11:59am
July 24, 2013
Goeun Park: A simple ‘what if’ changes everything
Often, I wonder what would have happened if I stayed. Or left. Or said what I wanted to say or said what I should have said or said nothing. These “what if” situations stay with me longer than they probably should. As a compulsive daydreamer, hypothetical situations are quite...
July 24, 2013 - 7:04am
July 17, 2013
Goeun Park: Castaway Club week has spiritual impact
“Are you there God? It’s me, Goeun. I think I’m going to die. I know I say that about three times a day, but I’m pretty convinced this time. “I just sneezed half my weight in snot and my throat tastes like the bubonic plague. I’m sorry if I infected any innocent children...
July 17, 2013 - 7:02am
July 3, 2013
Goeun Park: Before life became technology driven, a letter in the mail was like Christmas
If there was a popularity contest in my family based on who gets the most mail, Dad is the unequivocal winner. Today, he is the lucky recipient of two bills, a flyer for a product I’m sure he doesn’t need and an impersonal letter from a credit card company that misses him terribly. Four...
July 3, 2013 - 9:24am
June 26, 2013
Goeun Park: Sibling rivalry — and sibling — will be missed
“Goeun, can I have $20?” my brother Jin asks in the careless fashion all the youngest of the family must have trademarked at birth. Despite the deceptive tilt of a question in his voice, it’s not really a request. He really means, “Goeun, I’m going to take $20 from you...
June 26, 2013 - 10:39am
June 19, 2013
Goeun Park: The wild excitement of one Saturday
The day I got this column gig, I was bouncing on cloud nine. For one, this was my first “real” job, and getting paid to do things was a terrifically novel concept. Here was my chance to show the world (or Detroit Lakes and the surrounding area) how dashingly funny and clever...
June 19, 2013 - 10:41am
June 12, 2013
Goeun Park: Skinny does not equal pretty
Every summer between seventh and 11th grade, I promised to lose 10 pounds. Every summer between seventh and 11th grade, I never questioned why. Much like many teenage girls across the world, I had been brainwashed to think summer was the season to shed the space between my skin...
June 12, 2013 - 9:25am