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Early Thanksgiving travel forecast: Millions to face delays, slowdowns as fast-paced storms strike northern US
Crow Wing County Board: Data mining eyed as intel tool
Pillager school wins honors for innovation
Pine River shed burns, deemed a total loss
Agents bust 4 in meth sale investigation
Deer hunting: First weekend harvest up 22 percent in lakes area
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
Patriots to battle St. Croix Lutheran in semifinals
Figure Skating: Wick places Granite City Classic
Volleyball: Tigers lose two straight in state tournament
Gerald R. Seaton
Janelle M. Mulroy
John Edward Borg
Eagles Nest Church to host mortgage burning celebration
Pequot Lakes: Faith, food, fellowship offered Fridays to students
Chef's Hat: Pack a punch with Parmesan
Healthy living: Eat the Mediterranean way
Think about quitting: Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16
Letter to the Editor: Can we talk about mass shootings yet?
PR-B Family Center: 'Top shelf' people needed to meet holiday needs
Director's notes: CCS measuring community kindness
From the Lefthand Corner: There is good government all around us
Grim's Tales: Welcome to the month of thankfulness
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
October 28, 2017
The Last Windrow: Fruitful summer comes to close
As I pulled that last walleye of the season to the boat last week, I officially said goodbye to the summer of 2017. It was a good fish, one worthy...
October 28, 2017 - 10:00am
From the Lefthand Corner: Give 'MEA' misnomer a proper burial
Again this year, the biggest newspaper in the state published - and headlined several times - last weekend as "MEA weekend." Radio and television did the same. That has been going on for almost 20 years all across the state. It should and could stop anytime soon. The proper name in...
October 28, 2017 - 8:30am
October 25, 2017
Column: Drop-off debacles affect parents, too
The dreaded drop-off. As parents, we've all experienced it. Whether it's for work, a vacation or a night away, the drop-off is inevitable. Sooner...
October 25, 2017 - 8:54am
October 23, 2017
Guest editorial: Enbridge Line 3 replacement project vital for Minnesota
Wednesday, Oct. 25, lakes area residents will have the opportunity to offer testimony on the need for the Line 3 replacement project being proposed by Enbridge. A total of 18 meetings in nine locations are being held across the region. The closest will be in Crosslake on Wednesday,...
October 23, 2017 - 10:04pm
October 22, 2017
As I See It: Me thinks we doth protest too much
Back in the '50s there was a rather bad joke going around about an American and a Hispanic discussing their respective cultures. The American asked the Hispanic, "What's your country's favorite sport?" The Hispanic proudly replied, "Bullfighting." "Isn't that revolting?" asked the...
October 22, 2017 - 5:00am
Faith column: Modern Christianity
Since 1886, immigrants coming to the United States have been greeted by Lady Liberty in New York Harbor. The Statue of Liberty is a promise of the American dream envisioned by our founders as they penned in the Declaration of Independence. They proclaimed that we are endowed with...
October 22, 2017 - 4:30am
October 21, 2017
Cheesehead Chatter: Take those small steps to reach your goals
"Small steps can take you far." Any guesses where I got that quote? No, it wasn't a fortune cookie; nor was it my weekly horoscope. It didn't even come from the internet. I got that quote from a coloring book - an adult coloring book, that is. Yes, those do exist, and they're more...
October 21, 2017 - 5:30am
Last Windrow: A special trek into the woods
Last week my hunting friends and I took our first trek to our deer stands in the deep woods. I've hunted these woods since 1975, when my wife's dad and her siblings invited me along. There have been changes in this piece of Minnesota northwoods, but some things never change. That's...
October 21, 2017 - 4:30am
October 16, 2017
Grim's Tales: Vacation: A break from more than work
For the last three years I have worked seven days a week most weeks. I have student loans and a house, so on top of working a 40-hour week with...
October 16, 2017 - 8:00am
October 15, 2017
Faith: There's always hope
The other day while sitting in my daughter's apartment I noticed a plaque on the wall quoting a psalm that reminds us that there is always hope if we keep our eyes upon our Lord God, Jesus. As I considered the psalmist's words I had hope that my daughter in the midst of her life would...
October 15, 2017 - 3:30am
October 14, 2017
Cracker Barrel: Legacy in stone
For many centuries people the world over have been fascinated with the great rock ruins called Stonehenge. Built of mammoth slabs of sarsen,...
October 14, 2017 - 8:00am
From the Lefthand Corner: Walz makes strong move in quest to be governor
Most of you in the Northland probably don't know Tim Walz. The only reason that I do a little bit is that, as a longtime partisan hack or activist (or if you want to speak flattery, "elder statesman") back in the summer of 2000 or 2004, I happened to sit next to Walz during a several...
October 14, 2017 - 7:30am
October 13, 2017
The Last Windrow: No more wisecracks about lutefisk
I am not going to make any smart remarks about the annual tradition that permeates the air through the north country, that being our annual lutefisk...
October 13, 2017 - 6:00am
October 11, 2017
Column: The basic art of a beer dinner
Attending or hosting a beer-themed dinner at a restaurant or at home always makes me excited. The prospect of a special meal prepared with food...
October 11, 2017 - 2:10pm
October 7, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Proud to publish real news all the time
It seems the last quarter of 2017 marks several milestones for me. I recently celebrated 25 years of marriage, followed by 25 years of living...
October 7, 2017 - 9:00am