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Overall, EOTC fair deemed a success
VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Pirates jump on Esox for opening round win
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
February 27, 2013
Column: Upping the odds for humanity
It's been a while since we visited the Darwin Awards, which are awarded posthumously (or is that "post-humorously?") to those adults who, because...
February 27, 2013 - 4:53pm
February 21, 2013
Column: The tradition of the mystery cake
"So the cones are the nails? And the cupcakes must be... fingers?" That was the comment from my nine-year-old son last weekend as he checked...
February 21, 2013 - 6:15pm
February 15, 2013
Column: Aging appliances create a soap opera set in the basement
There was another ruckus down in the basement last night, about the fourth or fifth one these last two weeks. I went down to see what the heck...
February 15, 2013 - 10:51am
January 25, 2013
Column: A 13-year-old with a bumptious bite has Dad bracing himself for the bill
First, let me say: I love dentists. Now this story, from a daughter who needed braces, way back when she was 13. I took her and her bumptious...
January 25, 2013 - 1:20pm
January 18, 2013
Column: Diving for Fish
I'm honestly not sure which hit the icy water first - the fish or my husband. The line snapped just as the Northern was coming up out of the...
January 18, 2013 - 1:35pm
January 4, 2013
Columnists: A yodeling pickle, you say? The worst gifts possible
At Christmas time, I find myself missing my hardware store, which always saw a panicky influx of male shoppers the day before Christmas. They...
January 4, 2013 - 9:20am
December 31, 2012
Column: Happy Dog Year!
It was my very own season of the itch this past summer when I up and decided it was finally time I got a dog. My year 2012 will be remembered...
December 31, 2012 - 5:15pm
December 27, 2012
Column: 'Merry Christmas,' I shouted
This column is a repeat of my 2011 greeting. Three hundred one Americans died in Afghanistan in 2012. In the last month, one Minnesotan, Dale Means, 23, of Jordan, died there. Beyond those numbers, deaths of service personnel from suicide exceed combat deaths. What a tragic, painful...
December 27, 2012 - 12:57pm
Column: Wrapping up hope for kids at Christmas
Ask my kids what their favorite thing about Christmas is, and they will probably say, "Presents." I'm not saying my kids are abnormally greedy....
December 27, 2012 - 12:50pm
December 19, 2012
Columnists: Bad bosses
According to Forbes magazine, in an article entitled, "Jerk Alert - Bad Boss Walking," bad bosses are everywhere. Before I go any further...
December 19, 2012 - 1:10pm
December 13, 2012
Columnists: An almost magnetic attraction to naps
Back on the farm growing up, dad was a big napper, and I can remember him snoozing a few minutes after a huge midday meal, there on the living...
December 13, 2012 - 12:45pm
December 11, 2012
Column: To Tweet or not to Tweet
WWW - With the advent and release of Twitter in the summer of 2006, I swore, as a freelancer who did much of his work on a barstool, I shall...
December 11, 2012 - 12:29pm
December 6, 2012
Columnists: Painting myself into the picture
It wasn't a flattering picture of me. I wore a shapeless outfit cut from old newspapers. My stick-thin legs stuck out the bottom of my skirt,...
December 6, 2012 - 10:03am
Columnists: A lesson in bad English
All writers that do what I do walk a fine line between correct English and English the way it is often used. Almost always, I'll look at something...
December 6, 2012 - 9:50am
November 29, 2012
Columnists: Computers and other complications
So I'm sitting at this computer in my office, trying to get Windows 8 figured out. This new computer home page, as most of you PC owners will...
November 29, 2012 - 1:08pm