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New council to chew over kennel options
P R O P E R T Y T R A N S F E R S - Jan. 22 edition
Mom's illness kick-starts new radon business
Wadena County wanted - Jan. 22 edition
Flu, norovirus, Ebola, oh my!
Patriots healthy heading into Super Bowl
Morris expected to leave Redskins, join Falcons
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Trojans edge Pirates 51-45 in PRC contest
Report: NFL will try new replay method
Doris (Gniffke) Martini
Niche program offered at M State
Lakes Area Overhead Door Co. announce new name, American Door Works
Website combines boutique with good causes
Healing heart warms hands
Arvig begins search for scholarship applicants
Waffle maker produces some surprising treats
Fargo man's 'American Idol' audition to air next week
Entertainment briefs - jan. 15 edition
WDC to present ‘The Chair Play’ on Jan. 22
Light show to fill the Cultural Center gallery in January and February
CLC announces fall honors list
Normandale Community College announces fall 2014 semester Dean's List
Schmitt named to Dean's List at St. Mary's
Rep. Anderson takes oath of office Jan. 6
Area students make Dean's List at St. Cloud State
Can proof of insurance be shown electronically?
Your letters - Jan. 22 edition
Dayton cranks up the candor
Looking forward: Hard work and bipartisanship must mark the 114th Congress
TRICARE communications: No more paper letters
A winter walk through Glendalough
Federal court wolf ruling - now what?
August 30, 2012
Legendary Minnesota broadcaster dies
For more than four decades, one man's voice and presence could create quite a stir in the quiet towns of Minnesota lakes country. His name was...
August 30, 2012 - 8:58am
January 23, 2012
Eating to live or living to eat?
My mother tells that when I was a toddler, I had a rather bizarre appetite. I ate hand lotion, baby aspirin and drank kerosene. There was one time mom left me in the car while she ran into the grocery store. She had parked in front of the large store windows and was only gone a few...
January 23, 2012 - 12:33pm
January 9, 2012
Vikings' problems go much deeper than a player or two
Now that the 2012 NFL regular season is over and the Minnesota Vikings have nowhere to play, the time seems right to take a look back at the blunders they made and pass some judgments. Everyone knows that hindsight is 20-20. Right off the bat it is pretty obvious that just about...
opinion / sports
January 9, 2012 - 3:13pm
'The bus is on fire, man'
I have some old memories about the days of playing in bands, both here and in Iowa. First, my brother and a friend with whom we've both played came for Christmas and stayed and while we were whiling away the time between fish biting in a fish house out on the ice -- time which was...
January 9, 2012 - 2:09pm
January 1, 2012
Vikes very close to grabbing terrific draft position in 2012
Give the Minnesota Vikings some credit - they have had a beneficial season -- not a Super Bowl season, not a playoff season, not even a respectable season, but the kind of season that can really help a team. What have Minnesota fans wanted for 51 years? That's right - a Super Bowl...
opinion / sports / news
January 1, 2012 - 1:26pm
Riding through the Panama Canal
"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years." This quote, attributed to Abe Lincoln, spurred My True Love and me to jump ship last week and spend four days in Panama City, Panama. It was quite a trip. It was an adventure right from the...
January 1, 2012 - 12:45pm
December 31, 2011
Happy New Year from Fair Oaks
This was a busy week helping old 2011 join the ages. I find that hopes and wishes of our folks mostly remain the same over the years, and I've written seemingly well over a thousand New Year columns. Wants and wishes remain the same; only the faces change. We all pray for peace,...
December 31, 2011 - 12:56pm
December 19, 2011
Things you just shouldn't say
Isn't it true that we spend a great deal of emotional energy trying to say the right thing? "Hi there, how's it going?" "Pretty good. How about you?" "Hey! Great." See what I mean? These greetings could have been uttered by any of us, when at any given time, one would rather say:...
December 19, 2011 - 1:48pm