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Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Three-year-old girl accidentally shot with .22 rifle
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
DL man must pay $55K restitution after bilking elderly woman
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
Frazee alums place at Grinaker Cobber Open
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Irene Rose Byer
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Great American Think-Off
June 17, 2017
New Yorker named 'America's Greatest Thinker' in New York Mills: Pamela Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off June 10
This past Saturday in New York Mills, MN, four armchair philosophers faced off in the Great Debate portion of the Great American Think-Off philosophy...
June 17, 2017 - 10:00am
May 31, 2017
Great American Think-Off 25th Anniversary weekend set: NYM Cultural Center to celebrate with two days of events, June 9-10
Following two days of activities, four finalists come together to debate the 25th Anniversary Great American Think-Off question: "Has the 2016...
May 31, 2017 - 12:52pm
May 9, 2017
Great American Think-Off debate finalists selected: Event set for June 10 at New York Mills' Cultural Center
The Cultural Center in New York Mills has announced the four finalists from the essay contest portion of the 25th annual Great American Think-Off. These four individuals each win $500 and a trip to New York Mills in June for the debate. In their essays, the finalists have presented...
May 9, 2017 - 10:00am
March 12, 2017
Deadline approaches for Think-Off essays
The X-Files character Fox Mulder believed, "The Truth is Out There." Is the truth really out there to be found — something we can all agree on? Or is it all relative in life and metaphysics? The 2017 Great American Think-Off question is: "Has the 2016 election changed our perception...
March 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 30, 2016
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
The year 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the Great American Think-Off, which is a philosophy competition hosted by the Cultural Center in New York Mills. After 25 years of debating controversial philosophies, the Center is turning to the general public for question ideas. Submissions...
November 30, 2016 - 10:20am
March 17, 2016
NYM Think-Off deadline nears
Friday, April 1 is the deadline to submit essays for consideration to participate in the 2016 "Great American Think-Off, a debate contest set to take place Saturday, June 11 in New York Mills. America's everyday philosophers have a new incentive to share their thoughts with the nation...
March 17, 2016 - 5:00am
January 8, 2016
Local Great American Think-Off debate coming up
This year’s topic for the Great American Think-Off debate is: “Income Inequality Threatens Democracy.” With a national election right around the corner, all armchair philosophers are invited to share their thoughts and compete for prize money and the opportunity to be named...
January 8, 2016 - 5:40am
June 5, 2015
Think-Off debate set June 13 in NYM
One day a year, New York Mills becomes the center of the cultural universe with GATO, the Great American Think-Off. Brainchild of John Davis,...
June 5, 2015 - 5:10am
May 2, 2015
2015 Think-Off finalists chosen
The Great American Think-Off (GATO) today announced its debaters for the event’s 23rd annual philosophy debate on Saturday, June 13, answering...
May 2, 2015 - 5:40am
March 19, 2015
Last call for Great American Think-Off essays; deadline for entries is April 1
Does Technology Free Us or Trap Us?” is the theme for the 23rd annual Great American Think-Off. Submit your maximum 750-word essay by April 1 to enter this annual contest to determine “America’s Greatest Thinker.” Submission is free and very easy, and you have a reasonable...
March 19, 2015 - 5:15am
June 21, 2014
Morris woman wins annual Great American Think-Off
Jennifer Nelson of Morris, Minn., won the annual Great American Think-Off philosophy contest on Saturday, June 14 before an enthusiastic crowd...
June 21, 2014 - 1:00pm
May 15, 2014
Finalists are chosen for 2014 Think-Off
“Love or fear: which motivates us more?” will be debated at the 22nd annual Great American Think-Off at the New York Mills School in New...
May 15, 2014 - 8:00am
January 9, 2014
Think-Off question set
The 2014 Great American Think-Off has released its 22nd annual philosophy question: “Love or fear: which motivates us more?” Submit a short essay making your best argument about this question and participate in this annual national philosophy debate. The Great American...
January 9, 2014 - 2:00pm