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Two arrested for alleged meth distribution
Midstate Insurance Services a MNsure Broker Enrollment Site
Landlord in custody after shooting tenant east of Perham
County mulling options to address space needs at courthouse
News briefs - Sept. 3 edition
Rondestvedt reaches No. 2 singles championship match
McGuire, Comets storm past Pirates 39-8
Meyers' pitching carries Cannon Falls past Bertha
Twins want to draw a wild card in September
Thunder rack up 46-12 victory over Wolverines
Gustave "Gus" Koplin
Ruth E. Hayden-Scott "Tootie" (Nee Dailey)
Herbert Joseph Budig
Maza Jayne Leaming Ferguson
Elks Club donates two million to community
Central Minnesota Credit Union named one of healthiest
Azure Vision Care hosting grand opening Aug. 27
TCHC clinics recognized for improving patient outcomes
Finn Creek Summer Folk Festival held last weekend
Entertainment briefs - Sept. 3 edition
Comedy icons prepare to leave show business behind
Nimrod Jubilee Days featured Labor Day weekend
Ebenezer Linnell, Clipper Captain
Faith Conversations: The 'Mute Minister' speaks out
Garlic chicken fried rice
Carlson attends Concordia Language Village Immersion Program
Airport angel shows that pride brings a fall
Birth announcements - Aug. 20 edition
Strengthen law to hold government more accountable
Your letters - Aug. 27 edition
Traffic sign color reflects its meaning
Minnesota establishes state certification to help veteran-owned small businesses compete for state contracts
School lunches: Be food conscientious
Hummingbird, songbird migration begins
Wadena County has additional wildlife designated land
Federal grant keeps 22,000 WIA acres available for hunting
Incredible edibles: Paul Bunyan Mushroom Club studies fungi
State waterfowl season begins Sept. 26
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