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A new father is fatally shot after confronting a man who hurled the n-word at his friend, police say
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Fergus Falls woman abducted at gunpoint safe; high-risk sex offender in custody: Suspect has history of abducting, raping women
'This is not the only tape': Michael Avenatti says there are more secret recordings of Trump
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July 14, 2018
Reader Opinion: What would Trump do?
Christians ask WWJD: "What would Jesus do?" We need to also ask WWDD: "What would Donald do?" What would Donald Trump do if he was the Roman provincial governor of Egypt at the time Mary and Joseph entered Egypt? His tweet scroll from "You have illegally crossed the border into Egypt....
July 14, 2018 - 2:30am
May 12, 2018
Reader opinion: A steward's prayer
We ask you, God, the Creator of the soil, to bless all persons that are using your technology to naturally enrich your soil. We also ask for your blessing on those who are preparing the produce from your gardens for nutrition of your children, young and the elderly. We know that your...
May 12, 2018 - 8:30am
April 16, 2018
Reader Opinion: March for life
You know, it would be nice if all the people in the March for Our Lives rallies would march and rally with the same depth of feeling to protest against the premeditated murder of all the unborn babies that are brutally extracted at these abortion clinics. It's a shame the high schools...
April 16, 2018 - 9:30am
April 11, 2018
Reader Opinion: Keep looking at Jesus
"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened." Matt. 7:7&8. I have a new name for Minnesota—New Alaska or Lower Alaska. Bear with...
April 11, 2018 - 8:30am
March 28, 2018
Reader Opinion: Attend Easter services
I've heard students from schools all over the United States saying, "Enough is enough" as they attempt to solve the problem of gun violence and death. They believe they have the solution that will change the course of history. Over 2,000 years ago when Jesus was dying on the cross,...
March 28, 2018 - 9:30am
March 6, 2018
Reader Opinion: We will miss Graham
I had a nice letter ready to go but this morning but instead of sitting down and getting it sent in to the Dispatch, my son and I are going to have to shovel our driveway and sidewalk. I'll pretend I'm upset but I'm really not, I love snow, but if you want me upset, well, sorry. I...
March 6, 2018 - 8:30am
Reader Opinion: This is our home
"Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things."...
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am
January 3, 2018
Reader Opinion: A letter to God
Hello, God, Wow! It is 2018! I am so grateful to know you personally. I love that we can talk to each other. I really love the gift of the Holy Spirit. I praise You for all that You have done in my life. I worship Your Holy Name, for You are Holy. I really appreciate that You sent...
January 3, 2018 - 8:30am
December 25, 2017
St. Luke 2:1-14
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was...
December 25, 2017 - 7:30am
November 28, 2017
Reader Opinion: Only trust in Jesus
"Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. Better to be of a humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud." Pro. 16:18&19 "First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out -- Because I was not a Socialist. "Then they came...
November 28, 2017 - 9:30am
November 20, 2017
Reader Opinion: Thanksgiving
"I will enter His gates with Thanksgiving in my heart, I will enter His courts with praise. I will say this is the day that the Lord has made, I will rejoice, for He has made me glad." Psalm 100:4 & 118:24. I just started reading a book thats intro was the story of some people involved...
November 20, 2017 - 9:30am
August 2, 2017
Reader Opinion: Have a great fair
"From that time many of his disciples went back and walked with Him no more. Then Jesus said to the 12, 'Do you also want to go away?' But Simon Peter answered Him, 'Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life.'" John 6:66-68
August 2, 2017 - 9:32am
July 19, 2017
Reader Opinion: Grace and peace from God
"Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain..." Psalm 127:1a My American Patriot's Bible tells of the "Bible of the Revolution" and how important America's Congress thought of the Bible. After England cut its import of Bibles in 1777, Congress resolved to import 20,000 Bible...
July 19, 2017 - 9:30am
June 27, 2017
Reader Opinion: America's birthday
"Blessed is the Nation whose God is the Lord." Psalm 33:12.
June 27, 2017 - 8:30am
May 4, 2017
Reader Opinion: Recess is over
Jesus said, "I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven." Matt. 18:3. Some say that alone qualifies me! I want to wake up and see what is happening in this country since Trump was elected president and pray...
May 4, 2017 - 9:00am