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DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
'Our little missing link': DL parents talk growing their families through foster-to-adopt option
Home sweet...Holmes?: Country crooner John Berry returning to Detroit Lakes for Dec. 2 Christmas concert
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Laker hockey team building on experience from last year
Hibbert enters 18th pro Snocross season determined to reclaim national title
Vikings hold off Lions to win seventh straight game
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Pazdernik rebound leader in loss to Dragons
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
Willing and able: Adults with disabilities find pride, friendship through job partnerships in Perham
Gas prices down 4.2 cents last week
MnDOT honored with National Roadway Safety Award
Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Detroit Lakes
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
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
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Maynard A. Hanson
Charles Andersen Petersen
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
We're thankful for you, dear reader
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
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
October 27, 2017
Why we need to scrap the debt ceiling
Using the debt ceiling as a means of reining in excessive spending has not worked. Our political efforts should go toward finding long-term solutions...
October 27, 2017 - 9:00am
The last big pipeline battle
That is us, right here, right now. Sort of an epic moment, I would say, for the north country. Let me explain why Enbridge's proposed Line 3...
October 27, 2017 - 8:00am
October 14, 2017
How do we make a great country still greater?
Our political system appears dysfunctional and occasionally on the verge of breakdown. But however dire things appear in Washington, I believe...
October 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 11, 2017
Leaving home--and finding a new one
We have just left home and moved to another house, but not another home. Yet. It takes more than four walls and a roof to make a house a home. We lived in the home we just left (five days ago) for 24 years, 10 months, 4 days and 18 hours. The movers completed hauling the furniture...
October 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 15, 2017
It all started with an apple
It all started with an apple. But, it wasn't in the Garden of Eden. No, it started under a State Fair apple tree in our yard. The tree is loaded with big beautiful red apples — more than ever before. But wasps have discovered the apples and have burrowed into the fruit, hollowing...
September 15, 2017 - 7:00am
August 31, 2017
Column: Your driver's license photo
You have to do this every four years. If you want to keep your driver's license, every four years on your birthday you need to go in to the Department of Motor Vehicles to renew your driver's license. It's no big deal, you just show up to prove you're still alive, pay $25.25, they...
August 31, 2017 - 10:00am
August 23, 2017
Column: Wait, don't throw out those encyclopedias
I'm reading a book where the author remembers that, back in his father's day, every family had a pair of binoculars and a set of encyclopedias and no one used either. That grabbed my attention. It probably would not surprise you that I'm of his father's generation, and yes, we do...
August 23, 2017 - 10:09am
July 28, 2017
Lynn Hummel column: The historic watermelon rollover
What would you do with a pickup load of watermelons? When they write the history of Garrison, N.D., this story will not be included, so you may want to cut out this account and attach it to the history book. You can consider it a footnote to history. It was midsummer when everybody...
July 28, 2017 - 11:09am
July 21, 2017
Lynn Hummel column: What if Moses had 10 more commandments?
Many dramatic things have happened that were never recorded. History is, at best, an incomplete story. We can only guess at what has been left out. Even the Bible does not tell the whole story. "There are many other things that Jesus did. If they were all written down one by one,...
July 21, 2017 - 8:00am
July 14, 2017
Lynn Hummel column: We threw our toaster out
We had this beautiful white toaster that did everything a toaster should do. It had all the bells, dials and buttons. It popped the toast up at just the right time and it was always perfect. Life was good.
July 14, 2017 - 7:00am
June 23, 2017
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
There are many wonders in this great land ─ including the Grand Canyon of Arizona (averages 10 miles across and one mile deep) and Mount Denali (McKinley), 20,308 feet high in Alaska ─ but sometimes the most awesome wonders are the simplest.
June 23, 2017 - 6:00am
June 15, 2017
Lynn Hummel column: The new fellowship
Depending on what you do on the morning of the first day or seventh day of the week, you might consider this a crisis. According to census figures, approximately 40 percent of Americans consider themselves church members. In Canada, the figure is 20 percent and in Europe, it's 8 percent...
June 15, 2017 - 6:00am
June 2, 2017
Lynn Hummel column: Never be fooled or lied to
There is an expression that originated in Italy several centuries ago that goes "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me." Having been fooled a time or two, or three, I couldn't pass up the little book I saw in a bookstore lately with the catchy title, You Can Read...
June 2, 2017 - 7:00am
May 25, 2017
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
We've all had the same experience — a lawn mower engine that won't start. You pull the cord 50 times and sometimes it fires, but it never starts. But before you get the 50 pulls, the starter cord breaks and then you have two problems. There are physical and emotional effects...
May 25, 2017 - 6:00am
May 18, 2017
Hummel column: Graduation message for the 'first half' of the class
(Note: This article was first published for the graduating class of 2004. One mother wrote and told me she had it blown up to poster size and put it on the wall where her graduate and his friends couldn't miss it. Others have suggested I repeat the article. Here it is.)
May 18, 2017 - 9:00am