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Ask a trooper 2015

Ask a trooper 2015

If you have any questions concerning traffic-related laws or issues in Minnesota, send your questions to Trp. Jesse Grabow – Minnesota State Patrol at 1000 Hwy. 10 W., Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-2205 or follow him on [...]

A restful mind: Learning how to stay positive in the face of chronic pain, mental illness

A restful mind: Learning how to stay positive in the face of chronic pain, mental illness

There’s no big secret to staying positive: all we have to do is look for the positive side in any situation. In A Restful Mind — Daily Meditations for Enhancing Mental Health (Hazelden) and Living With [...]

How to introduce a kid to fishing

How to introduce a kid to fishing

Taking a kid fishing can be rewarding, but less so if that kid is cold, hungry, insect-bitten, bored, frustrated or beholden to an adult who can’t put down their own fishing rod. [...]

Water wisely for a beautiful garden, landscape

Water wisely for a beautiful garden, landscape

by Melinda Myers Too much or not enough water and never when you need it. That seems to be the long time plight of gardeners. Add to this extended droughts, flooding and watering bans. What is [...]

Saving energy means saving money

Saving energy means saving money

Month after month, one of the best ways to save money is by conserving energy and making your home more energy efficient. The Minnesota Department of Commerce is encouraging residents to focus on healthy financial habits [...]

Top 5 tips for hiring a remodeler

Top 5 tips for hiring a remodeler

by Craig Schoenberg President of Central Minnesota Builders Association Are you among the growing number of home owners who are choosing to remodel their homes to fit their changing needs, rather than selling their home and [...]

Six ways to help your child excel in school

Six ways to help your child excel in school

It’s important for children to feel successful in school at a young age. When children become frustrated and don’t feel successful, their confidence plummets and so does their motivation to succeed in school. Here are some [...]

Speak up: Distracted driving, a cause for concern

Speak up: Distracted driving, a cause for concern

Speak Up: Distracted Driving, A Cause For Concern Extra enforcement results in a significant jump in citations for texting, driving A motorist accelerates from a stop light with a cigarette in one hand, a phone in [...]

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