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Menahga teen sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Jury convicts Frazee man of criminal sexual conduct
Winter load increases end in north-central frost zone
Making room: High school principal Darren Wolf discusses space issues specific to his school
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Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Two local students graduate from UM-Morris
Smith named to dean's list at University of Nebraska
Detroit Lakes students on dean's list at Mankato
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
She's ready...: New Holiday gas station opens to ‘pumped’ community
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Kirk L. McDonald
Albert M. Finch
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
September 5, 2014
Time for some sparkle: Back to school shopping
I have always been a shopper. The excitement of getting new things and the energy just gets me. Also, I really like getting new clothes. I don’t know why I’m this way. I do know, however, that I have been excited about shopping for a long time, as I specifically remember choosing...
September 5, 2014 - 8:30am
August 29, 2014
Holly McCamant: Jumping off bridges and drinking too much, just another day at the lake
Every summer, I look forward to this huge party with a lot of kids my age. We come from all over the state to drink way more than usual. We get so crazy that we start doing stuff like jump off Long Bridge and run through sprinklers. But believe it or not, I’m not talking about...
August 29, 2014 - 8:30am
August 22, 2014
Driver’s license test: Sometimes it’s OK to just pass
I am the type of person who loves to ace tests. If you go to school with me, you most likely know this. However, most of you kind readers probably don’t so let me explain. I love going into a test, fully prepared, and just owning it. It’s what I do. I don’t freak out if I...
August 22, 2014 - 8:30am
August 8, 2014
Holly McCamant: Lake Tahoe family reunion
As I mentioned last week, I was at my family reunion at Lake Tahoe. Since the article was on road trips, I didn’t elaborate much on how the reunion went. The reunion was just beginning, and I wrote that column as (almost) always, in a coffee shop. Now, in a coffee shop in Butte,...
August 8, 2014 - 9:00am
August 1, 2014
Holly McCamant: After a long road trip, you can handle anything
Road trips are the strange sibling of travel. Some consider them the ultimate vacation. However, others see them as the less desirable oddball. I’ve actually been on a fair amount of road trips. It started when I was young. Every two years we have a family reunion, and every...
August 1, 2014 - 10:00am
July 25, 2014
Holly McCamant: Camp counselor has best three weeks at camp ever
I spent the last three weeks at Camp Cherith this summer. Camp Cherith is this amazing Christian camp that teaches girls and boys how to give up all they have and devote their life to Christ. I was looking forward to this summer for years because I wanted to become a CILT. CILT...
July 25, 2014 - 9:00am
July 18, 2014
Holly McCamant: Nothing compares to the lakes country
A couple of weeks ago, I heard somebody say that Detroit Lakes was a city of snobs. Apparently somewhere it’s on a list of richest cities in Minnesota. This person didn’t have the best judgment and made the assumption the Detroit Lakes’ people weren’t always the nicest...
July 18, 2014 - 7:00am
July 4, 2014
Holly McCamant: Working to be a camp counselor
Ever since my parents decided that I should go to camp with my cousin the summer after fourth grade, I’ve gone to Camp Cherith. I started out new there but this year will be my seventh summer. If you don’t know, Camp Cherith is a Christian camp located in the not-so-scary Vergas...
July 4, 2014 - 8:00am
June 27, 2014
Holly McCamant: Inside the life of an only child
In just about every culture, siblings are a way of life. It’s especially evident in the American culture, where the average American household has around two and a half children. Just about everyone I know is fortunate to have a brother or sister. It’s very evident both...
June 27, 2014 - 8:00am
June 20, 2014
Holly McCamant: Regardless of journey, it’s ‘where I’m supposed to be in the end’
High schoolers have all the fun, they said. Teenagers go out and party and have the time their lives. Last Friday night, I realized that wasn’t quite true. Last night, my junior high friends had a lot of fun at a birthday party while I did a practice Math ACT test. The corrected...
June 20, 2014 - 9:00am
June 13, 2014
Country v. City: It all depends on you
Around here, the people are a certain type. We are known as country people. When summer comes around, we flock to the lake. Many hikes will be taken. Fishing happens even more than it does in the winter. When the fall comes, we still spend a fair amount of times outdoors. Plenty...
June 13, 2014 - 8:00am
June 6, 2014
Shaving seconds off: Tracksters run a season to remember
This track season’s training began during last track season. I had learned a lot, mainly that getting sick at a critical time is not a good idea and running when sick is an even worse idea. Then came cross country. I had a wonderful team and great new coach. However, I was way...
June 6, 2014 - 9:00am
May 30, 2014
Holly McCamant: Why summer ‘vacation’ is great
“I can’t wait until summer!” is basically the mantra for every high schooler in spring. All school year, kids my age dream of sunny days with swimsuits, frozen yogurt, and adventures better than taking a test without studying. The whole teenage year revolves around summer...
May 30, 2014 - 11:00am
May 23, 2014
Holly McCamant: Advice to incoming seventh graders
Exactly one year ago, I wrote an advice article to next year’s ninth graders. They have now survived ninth grade, but if they want advice for next year, I’ve already written about the sophomore slump (it’s going to be a fun year, future sophomores). This year I am giving...
May 23, 2014 - 9:00am
May 16, 2014
Holly McCamant: Confidence is true beauty
In today’s society, many of us have heard of the lack of confidence in young girls. I’ve seen it myself. It’s a thing that many girls have. For the most part, I’ve been confident about how I look. I know I’m one of the few, but I believe that fast 800 times and writing...
May 16, 2014 - 9:00am