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ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
Krech wins Shop Local Day basket
TRIAD meeting set Dec. 19 in Hackensack
MNsure deadline, Jan. 14, is later than Healthcare.gov
Unnoticed, underneath your feet - The global earthworm invasion
Area Girls Basketball: PR-B's Wynn reaches 1,000 in win
Bowling Scores - Dec. 15, 2017
Dance: Revolution takes third in Aitkin
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Crosslake archer takes 26th
Edward Charles Simmons
Thomas "Tom" Wenzel
Robert E. Becker
Betty Lou DeRosier
Grim's Grub: If you can't beat 'em, blend 'em!
Faith: Be prepared
Don't try to replace parent's deceased spouse
Adult & Teen Challenge Choir to sing at Swanburg church
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
As I See It: The greatest gifts
The Last Windrow: Beware, we've been here before with Vikings
Letter to the editor: Money and politics
Letter to the editor: U.S. flag reminder
Letter to the editor: Losing Laposky is huge loss
letters to the editor
Births: Dec. 17, 2017
Elmer and Val Stephan
December 7, 2017
Danecdotes: Moody takes over as Patriot girls' coach
When the Pequot Lakes girls basketball team kicked off its new season on Thursday, Nov. 30, it did so with Katrina Moody as the new head coach...
December 7, 2017 - 6:00am
December 1, 2017
Danecdotes: A fall to remember
Well, that was fun. The 2017 fall sports season was one of the most eventful seasons I've experienced in my admittedly not-very-many years as a sports writer. The season was capped off by a few state appearances, but each team had points of pride from August to November. Let's run...
December 1, 2017 - 4:30am
November 27, 2017
Danecdotes: Lightning girls expect success despite inexperience
After the best finish in team history (19-6 overall), the Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team have high hopes for 2017-18, but expect some growing pains with a new head coach, two new goalies and a roster full of underclassmen. "We are a young team this year," coach Breanna...
November 27, 2017 - 3:30am
November 23, 2017
Danecdotes: Christmas season can, and should, start now
Tomorrow is a very special day of the year. No, I don't mean Black Friday - in fact, I really don't care for sacrificing life and limb to save...
November 23, 2017 - 7:00am
November 2, 2017
Danecdotes: DNR expects higher deer harvest in 2017
During the 2016 firearm deer hunting season, nearly 11,000 deer were harvested in the lakes area - an increase of 24 percent over the previous...
November 2, 2017 - 8:00am
October 29, 2017
Danecdotes: Halloween: Absurd fun for everyone
Before our next issue is out, we will have experienced the greatest holiday oddity on the calendar. In my humble opinion, Halloween is so, so...
October 29, 2017 - 6:00am
October 22, 2017
Danecdotes: Lueck resigns as girls track coach
After four years, Jana Lueck has resigned as girls varsity coach for the Pequot Lakes Patriot track team, effective immediately. Her resignation...
October 22, 2017 - 6:30am
October 2, 2017
Danecdotes: Sometimes, English is weird
As someone who writes for a living, I obviously need to have a decent understanding of the English language. I'll be the first to admit I'm a...
October 2, 2017 - 8:00am
September 9, 2017
Danecdotes: Corporate ads overused in pro sports
Corporate sponsorship has leaked into just about every facet of professional sports. Words cannot express how much I hate that. I recently purchased...
September 9, 2017 - 5:00am
September 6, 2017
Danecdotes: Apparently, even free cats are expensive
I've written about our cats before, but it's been a couple of years so allow me a quick recap. Shortly after we got married three years ago,...
September 6, 2017 - 6:00am
September 2, 2017
Eckhardt still has racing bug after 35-plus years
Karl Eckhardt's first official race was a motocross event in Bemidji in the early 1980s. From there, it became a passion for him. More than 35...
September 2, 2017 - 8:00am
August 13, 2017
Danecdotes: A rookie woodworker's journal
For the past few years, I've developed a bit of a fascination with woodworking. Like any craft, it is pretty neat to see an everyday object -...
August 13, 2017 - 8:00am
July 23, 2017
Danecdotes: Wait, are the Timberwolves actually good?
We are officially in the middle of summer. The grass is green, the air is warm and the lakes sparkle with sunlight. So let's talk about a winter...
July 23, 2017 - 8:00am
Danecdotes: Go outside, dag nabbit
I recently wrote a column saying that winter was over and we should all get out and enjoy the lakes area. A few days later, it snowed. You would...
June 23, 2017 - 8:00am
June 11, 2017
Dan-ecdotes: Summer may not be so bad, Twins fans
I wasn't really planning to tune into Fox Sports North much this summer. Why sit in front of the TV for several hours when the 30-second highlights will tell me exactly how bad the Twins are? At the start of the year, I forecasted the "big four" Minnesota sports teams and said the...
June 11, 2017 - 6:30am