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Church briefs - Dec. 18 edition
Council pay increase rejected in split vote
Hastings car lot wins Hobby Lobby opt-out
Shop with a cop
Empty Stocking raises record funds
Klipping propels Eagles past Wolverines
Connell leads Cardinals past Wolverines 86-52
State-ranked Rebels shade Blue Devils 5-4
Adversity has not stopped Minnesota's rebuilding job
Card, Kveton, Zins earn all-state honors
Tyler J. McClure
TCHC works to improve coordination of care
Arvig to exit Verizon wireless Dec. 31
Demand high for M State HVAC grads
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena, Dec. 6
P R O P E R T Y T R A N S F E R S - Nov. 27 edition
One-Act Play auditions held for 'The Chair Play'
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 18 edition
Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie's
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 11 edition
Giving tree up for December
Birth announcements - Dec. 11 edition
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Caramel Pretzel Bites
M State celebrates commencement in combined ceremony
Galati to preach on rekindling fire Dec.12-14
Dependents' educational assistance now available
Carrying the weight of that newspaper
There is room in my heart for thee
Are portable orange hazard lights legal?
New electronic notification policy
DNR awards $5.7 million in habitat grants to conservation groups
Spring wild turkey hunters can apply for permits through Jan. 9
Hunters, anglers eligible for discounted Wild tickets
DNR's design for conservative deer season lowered harvest
January 7, 2010
New Year's resolutions with a twist
Over the New Year's holiday, my 4-year-old daughter asked me, "Why are we celebrating such a humongous number, Mommy?" It took me a moment to process her comment. I then realized she was referring to 2010, and I had to smile at my little Einstein's mind. "Yes, honey, 2010 is a humongous...
January 7, 2010 - 6:13pm
December 3, 2009
Our little 'Dancing Queens'
You know the saying, "Never say never?" Well, I never thought I'd be dancing to Hannah Montana music or doing the Hokie Pokie in my living room! Yes, now I'm a mother of two little girls who are both passionate living-room dancers. From lively polkas to Taylor Swift, my daughters...
December 3, 2009 - 8:28pm
October 26, 2009
The joy of receiving (and writing) letters
When I opened my mailbox last week, my heart skipped a beat. There amongst the bills and junk mail was a letter! The postmark was from Bismarck, N.D., and I recognized the neat handwriting -- it was a letter from my friend, Carolyn. Ah, the joy of receiving a hand-written letter!...
October 26, 2009 - 10:30am
August 19, 2009
To love, honor and vacuum
My husband is a very romantic man. That's one of the qualities that I love about him. Over the years, he's written me poetry, sent gorgeous flowers, cooked delicious dinners and he's even left me little love notes in my lunch box. Yes, I'm a lucky woman. But recently, he outdid...
August 19, 2009 - 5:37pm
July 15, 2009
Movie night with my daughter
My daughter went to her first movie at the Cozy Theatre last week. I'm not sure who was more excited: me or her! Naturally, Ally was excited to experience her first movie in a theater. I, on the other hand, was excited to have a night out! OK, I admit, I also couldn't wait to munch...
July 15, 2009 - 3:39pm
June 3, 2009
Learning to let go of baby clothes
As I sorted through my daughters' baby clothes they'd outgrown, I couldn't help but feel a pang of sadness in my heart. When I folded a pair of soft-pink footie pajamas, I could picture myself rocking and singing Ashley to sleep when she was just a newborn. Then I came across a...
June 3, 2009 - 2:29pm
May 6, 2009
You know you're a mom when ...
As if being a mom wasn't challenging enough, we've got more to worry about these days. Between the recession, going "green," wood tick and mosquito season, and now swine flu, sometimes it's hard finding something to smile about. But then again, Mother's Day is just around the corner!...
May 6, 2009 - 3:06pm