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Letter: We need to work and pray together
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Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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February 3, 2017
Connecting Faith to Life: Allow the Spirit of God to dwell in you
Like many of you, I imagine, I have been delighting in the weather of recent days. The sunshine, the warmer temperatures — even hearing the birds sing again in the morning — give the sense that there is a little more life in everything, and as a result, there is room for...
February 3, 2017 - 11:00am
February 1, 2017
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: New 3M Company is hiring
1917, 100 years ago: The Lake Mary Amateur Theatrical Club will give entertainment at the Lake Mary Town Hall. Admission is 10 and 15 cents. A comedy and some roaring farces interspersed with music and vaudeville sketches will send you home in good humor. ... Arthur Severson left...
February 1, 2017 - 8:00am
January 27, 2017
IT'S OUR TURN: Words have power
In 2009, I met a 9-year-old girl whom I described back then as a pint-sized, cutie-pa-tootie with the hippest, coolest glasses and a smile as...
January 27, 2017 - 8:00am
January 25, 2017
Good agricultural practices workshop
University of Minnesota Educators Michele Schermann and Analisa Holtberg will present a Good Agricultural Practices Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Minnesota National Bank in Long Prairie.
January 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 2007: Pope County United Way discontinues operation
1917, 100 years ago: The Bethany Old Folks' Home has now several occupants and more are expected. There are accommodations for 30 to 40 people. The home is under the charge of Miss Mary Johnson as matron and Miss Anna Hanson as assistant. ... Clifford Syvrud is attending an automobile...
January 25, 2017 - 8:00am
January 20, 2017
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
On Jan. 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. The Sunday after the election, I made the following statement: "Like you, I have many thoughts and emotions related to the events of this week. I have opinions and perspectives as you...
January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
January 18, 2017
Selecting seed for your garden
If you're like me, you have been spending your spare time perusing the multitude of seed catalogs that arrived in the late fall. Now that the holidays are over, there's time to dream of our next gardens and make plans to increase vegetable yields and add new interesting plants.
January 18, 2017 - 11:00am
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
1917, 100 years ago: Bills for women's suffrage have been introduced in the Legislatures of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. ... Miss Anna Hanson has accepted a position at the Bethany Old People's Home and commenced her duties last week. ... Miltona is booming nowadays with...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 13, 2017
Pietruszewski: Wild’s great first half to be rewarded at all-star game
First-year head coach Bruce Boudreau led the Wild to a 2-1 win over Anaheim on Sunday, a victory that probably tasted especially sweet, considering the Ducks fired Boudreau last April. Monday morning, which happened to be Boudreau’s 62nd birthday, the Wild learned it would finish...
January 13, 2017 - 10:32am
January 11, 2017
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Are you looking for something garden-related to fill the long, cold, winter hours? Clay, Stearns and Douglas County Extension Offices just might have the solution for you. The Winter Garden College returns to Stearns County on Jan. 31. Sessions in Douglas and Clay counties will follow...
January 11, 2017 - 10:00am
Producers should utilize all available resources
A new year means new opportunities for the producers and landowners here in Douglas County. As many producers lay out their plan for the upcoming year, it is imperative that producers utilize all available resources during these tough agricultural economic times. The staff at the...
January 11, 2017 - 10:00am
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1917: Many wolves in Leaf Hills
1917, 100 years ago: Carpenters are busy on the new hotel and it will not be long before Miltona will have a place to accommodate travelers and boarders. ... In Millerville News: There are many wolves in our neighborhood this year; they are especially annoying in the Leaf Hills. It...
January 11, 2017 - 7:00am
January 6, 2017
FAITH COLUMN: Timeless wisdom for the new year
"... to walk in all His ways and to love Him." (Deuteronomy 10:12)
January 6, 2017 - 11:00am
January 4, 2017
Winter berries add pop of color to landscape
By Robin Trott, University of Minnesota Extension As beautiful as winter can be, by about March, I am tired of the white landscape and ready for some color, and spring is still months away. Many native trees, shrubs and vines commonly maintain some of their berries into the winter...
January 4, 2017 - 10:00am
December 28, 2016
IN THE KNOW: Disconnect from world and relax
"Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time." Versions of that sentence have been attributed to the Baltimore Grotto Club (a caving group), Chief Seattle and some environmental groups. No matter where it comes from, it is excellent advice in my...
December 28, 2016 - 8:00am