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DL School Board approves $39 million budget for FY 2018
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner starts 'A Little Summer Fun' to keep town alive
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
Snake hiding in engine pops out at driver on Interstate 29
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Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
Angels fall at Pelican Rapids
Busker, Herzog top five at Duluth Jr. PGA
Unruh third at Players Tour Series A at Northland CC
Frazee 14U places third at West Fargo tourney
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Bakko family welcomes son
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Richard M. Lynch
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
James Ray Peach
Warren C. Koester
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Sen. Al Franken column: Healthcare plan would hammer Minnesota and Becker County
Letter: Vaping can help people quit smoking
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
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'
Pine to Palm
March 23, 2017
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
The Refuge in Detroit Lakes is bringing more than just food to the table every Thursday and Friday evening--it's also bringing friendship. "A...
March 23, 2017 - 9:00am
March 22, 2017
Wednesday matters: Everyday prayers
Something happens when we pray that doesn't happen when we don't. Let me say that again. Something happens when we pray that doesn't happen when we don't.
March 22, 2017 - 10:00am
March 21, 2017
Tuesday matters: Every day, I know...
The earth experience is hard, but it's not our home. Knowing what we need to do and then doing it are two different things.
March 21, 2017 - 10:00am
After Moorhead Muslim woman harassed over hijab, some say treatment is common
MOORHEAD — Fardoso Mohamed had just walked into Hornbacher's supermarket on Saturday afternoon when a man stopped her and told her: "Hey, you...
March 21, 2017 - 8:48am
March 20, 2017
Monday matters: Every day, my heart...
Take comfort in knowing only God knows your heart. Yet I know it stings when someone judges you harshly because they can't see your heart.
March 20, 2017 - 11:38am
March 17, 2017
Friday matters: Every day, hard places
You know how, sometimes, you get physically sick--like the flu--and it's not because you're not reading the Bible enough or doing enough acts of service? You just get sick. Well, sometimes you get emotionally sick and it's not because you're a "bad Christian."
March 17, 2017 - 9:00am
March 16, 2017
Thursday matters: Every day...Stuck
There's this kind of Christian who is "stuck" outside the tension between law and grace and, specifically, I'm talking about those who don't know they need grace. I have been that girl at various times myself. When you don't know you need grace, you come to the counseling room in...
March 16, 2017 - 9:24am
Wednesday matters: Everyday 'dead body friend'
I have a 'dead body friend.' You know--a friend you can call at 2 a.m. and say, "I've got a dead body at my house. Come help me." And that person will come over and help you, no questions asked. It's great to have friends who encourage and help us carry our burdens through difficult...
March 16, 2017 - 9:24am
March 14, 2017
Tuesday matters: Every day, God’s word power
Lazarus was dead. That was a fact. But, when Jesus--who is the Truth--walked up to the tomb and spoke, that truth changed the facts.
March 14, 2017 - 3:55pm
March 13, 2017
Monday matters: Every day, His thoughts
Well, what in the world are you up to God? I. Can't. Even. We can't know the mind of God. Isaiah 55:8 says, "His thoughts are nothing like our thoughts." But we can know the heart of God. We can TRUST and hope in His promises. I know it should be obvious to us that His ways are past...
March 13, 2017 - 4:45pm
March 10, 2017
Friday matters: Every day, God is bigger
God is bigger. We may know this in our heart but it's acting it out like we believe it that makes the difference. One of the hardest things to do is to forgive someone who isn't sorry for what they've done because, "It's so not fair!" And because it's not fair, we want them to know...
March 10, 2017 - 11:09am
Thursday matters: Everyday feelings
Lately, life's been hard, so I have been saying to myself once again: "Debbie, your feelings are indicators. Don't let them be dictators." I get it. My feelings are valid and they indicate good and bad things happening in my life, but I shouldn't let them lead me--especially when...
March 10, 2017 - 11:08am
March 8, 2017
Wednesday matters: Every day, hope
"I'm trying to focus on God but just can't seem to do it while I'm in the pit," someone wrote me. "I wish my spouse would give up this other person and want to reconcile, but they have no desire." Yuck. I'm so sorry if that person is you. There's ALWAYS HOPE. I clung to the words...
March 8, 2017 - 10:43am
February 25, 2017
Practicing extravagant generosity: First Lutheran Church donates over $100,000 to local, global organizations
Extravagant generosity--that has been the mission of the congregation at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes over the last few months. "It's...
February 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
"This old man is going to heaven soon," says my dear friend Willis, who's been sharing this news with others for the last few years. Willis is 98 years old. Willis lives alone in a one-bedroom apartment in California and he's retired, but not really. Every day, he gets up and goes...
February 25, 2017 - 6:00am