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Oak Grove Cemetery in DL flying 1,950 flags
Park Rapids woman hurt in rollover crash near Waubun
Want to win the lottery in Minnesota? History provides some tips
Man sentenced for check forgery
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Late inning heroics: Lakers advance with lively last at-bats
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Jeanne E. Dahring
Barbara A. Ware
Collin Peterson on observing Memorial Day
Dayton's vetoes will harm Minnesotans
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
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
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
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
February 24, 2017
Getting to know Norway: Local pastor leads overseas trip
Ønsker du å reise til Norge? You may not know what that means (yet), but your ancestors may have. According to Ruth Hetland, who is the pastor...
February 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Time to take after the Good Samaritan
I am assuming that a lot of my readers know the story of the Good Samaritan. I've always wondered what it means for me in my own life, but I hadn't really gotten a good idea until now. It turns out that this story, once a mystery to me when I was young, is now very applicable for...
February 24, 2017 - 6:00am
January 27, 2017
In the mirror
As an eighth-grader looking in the full-length mirror in the "smoker girls" bathroom, I hated how skinny I was. My only curves were curves from my scoliosis. No butt. No boobs. I was completely unaware that anyone was in the bathroom with me until I saw ninth-grader, Jenny Baker,...
January 27, 2017 - 2:00pm