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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
One of the benefits of having a father who has traveled around a little bit is the stories. Unfortunately, I haven't received quite as many of them as I have hoped during my time abroad, so my dad unknowingly gave me an excellent Easter present when he sent me one recently. Many years...
April 22, 2017 - 6:00am
April 7, 2017
Column: Finding home in two parts of the world
It was approximately one year ago that I found out that I was going to a little town called Vojens in Denmark, and would be attending school in Haderslev. The morning I got the email from my counselor in Denmark, I excitedly Googled the town and found out that Vojens was known for...
April 7, 2017 - 7:00am
February 10, 2017
Communication errors and conversations
If you have ever read any of my articles before, you can probably tell that I am quite particular with how I phrase things. Now, in another country, I am learning that communication can be a bit more complicated when you are with people who aren't native speakers of English, despite...
February 10, 2017 - 6:00am
January 28, 2017
What kind of bible vibes do you have?
There are some experiences that give people stereotypes or affect how others view them. In the U.S., those lines were clearly defined to me. However, in this different culture, I have started to realize that it's less black and white and based more on other factors than society's...
January 28, 2017 - 8:00am
August 5, 2016
I have a ‘Servant’s Heart’ label, and I’m proud of it
I’ll never forget the first time that I was told I have a servant’s heart. I was holding back tears; I had worked my butt off, and my dream wasn’t going to come true. Instead, I was told that I would be good at another type of work – that I definitely know that I am not a...
August 5, 2016 - 5:00am
July 29, 2016
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
“I think Holly’s been ready to leave for a while now.” Recently, my mom told me that this had been said about me, and I would be lying if it wasn’t true. Since the end of my junior year, I have been prepared to leave Frazee and Detroit Lakes. The day that this is published,...
July 29, 2016 - 5:05am
July 8, 2016
Bouncing back from my first spiritual funk
I confess to you, I am not a perfect Christian. I go to church whenever possible, do my best to treat others as God wants me to, and read my Bible every night. However, I fall short, and my emotions can get the best of me. Sometimes life hits me all at once, and that happened recently....
July 8, 2016 - 5:05am
June 10, 2016
Christians don’t have to all think the same
As you may have read in in some of my other columns, like most teenagers, my life has brought me a lot of rejections recently. One of the more surprising ones I faced in the last year was through a faith community, and although I was shocked, I came through it stronger in my faith...
June 10, 2016 - 5:05am
June 3, 2016
‘Better than I imagined I’d be’
When this paper is released, I will have graduated almost a week and a half ago. Who I turned out to be turned out to be is much different than I anticipated myself to be, but I am fine with that. When I was in eighth grade, I thought I had everything figured out. I wanted to go into...
June 3, 2016 - 5:05am
May 13, 2016
Christian roots found in an unlikely place for local teen
As you have figured out by now, I am a Christian, as are my parents. However, you might not know that neither of my parents came from Christian families. In a way, this is a bit of a unique situation, as both sides of my families turned away from God at the same time, but through...
May 13, 2016 - 5:10am
May 6, 2016
Don’t just let college choose you, you should choose it
My college search started when I was in seventh grade. I thought that I wanted to go into agricultural science, as that was the field my parents went into, and NDSU was my top choice. That idea changed pretty quickly, and soon I was a freshman who frequently looked up information...
May 6, 2016 - 5:00am
April 15, 2016
At home in God’s house
Nine years ago, our family started attending First Lutheran Church. Before that, we had always attended another church, but it was truly at First Lutheran where we found our place. It’s been the place where I realized what following Christ really meant, developed my faith, and found...
April 15, 2016 - 5:05am
April 8, 2016
Calculus class ‘functions’ as a stress-reliever
If you’ve read my article on senior year, you’re probably already aware that my senior year has been better than any high school year I’ve ever had. That’s not to say it hasn’t been stressful (College decision weeks left me barely able to eat and crazy emotional), or that...
April 8, 2016 - 5:05am
March 18, 2016
An ungodly way to get votes for president
If you have any access to a news source, you’re probably already sick of the 2016 Presidential election. I know that I sure am, and I am a potentially going to major in something related to political science in college. Though I find politics fascinating, they are also sickening,...
March 18, 2016 - 5:20am
March 11, 2016
Walking away winners: Frazee wrestlers ‘bring it’
Last year, I went down to the state wrestling tournament for the first time. That time was definitely an adventure - I went through the day with barely anything to eat, dehydrated, and without a media pass. This lead me to be forced to sit in the other teams’ sections as I was taking...
March 11, 2016 - 5:00am