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  • He wanted a family

    Published on May 20, 2021 at 12:44am EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    To the Editor, He created man in his own image, with free will. Man was perfect, until he disobeyed. When he sinned, he lost the dominion God had given him over the earth, but, more important, he lost his relationship with God. Satan, who tempted Eve, became the God of his world. God wanted to regain his relationship… Read More

  • A book that still brings a tear to my eyes

    Published on May 20, 2021 at 12:41am EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    One of my favorite books is “The Birchbark House” written and illustrated by Louise Erdrich in 1999. This is the first book of five in the series.  The setting is the year 1847 on the Island of the Golden-Breasted Woodpecker in Lake Superior. The prologue opens on Spirit Island with fur traders discovering the island has… Read More

  • Ocean front property is now for sale in Minnesota

    Published on May 11, 2021 at 4:40pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Abraham Lincoln once said: “It is better to remain silent and thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and prove it.” Or something to that effect. As the things people say, both true and untrue, spread around the universe now at the speed of light on various public and internet forums, it’s becoming difficult… Read More

  • Landmark to host special event for state fishing opener

    Published on May 11, 2021 at 4:40pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    The Landmark Center will be celebrating the Governors Fishing Opener in Otter Tail County this weekend. The Landmark Center will exhibit a variety of fishing related artworks including GYOTAKU fish rubbings by Becky Albright, hand carved wood fish decoys by artist Paul Sparks, and historic fishing and hunting photos from OTC taken by W.T. Oxley.  The… Read More

  • Heading to the garden at the library

    Published on May 11, 2021 at 4:39pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    If you are looking for a cute book to read to your children, or grandchildren, this could be one. Since it is planting time and children are often full of questions this hilarious book covers several areas.   The book is entitled “Tops & Bottoms” and is adapted and illustrated by Janet Stevens.  Normally a book… Read More

  • Local readers are needed to keep the Lions Reading Program going

    Published on April 20, 2021 at 11:41pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    To the Editor, Local news is for everyone. The Lions Reading Program for the Visually and Physically Impaired provides a means for the visually and physically impaired to be kept informed by the hearing of local newspapers read and broadcast through online, through an app, or your smart speaker.  The Lions Reading Program for the Visually and… Read More

  • More volunteers are needed at the Henning Salvation Army store

    Published on April 20, 2021 at 11:41pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    To the Editor, My wife and I volunteer at the thrift store in Henning. I have come to realize how important the store is to those who need to to clear out their household items and extra clothing. Their choices are to have a garage sale, which is a lot of work, or take it to… Read More

  • Several old sayings that are still new

    Published on April 20, 2021 at 11:40pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    “There’s a little good in the worst of us, And a little bad in the best of us. It scarce behooves the most of us, To talk about the rest of us.” I don’t know who the author of that quote is. I can tell you that my uncle quoted it to my cousin so many times and for… Read More

  • State patrol does its part to combat distracted driving

    Published on April 20, 2021 at 11:40pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Question: What is being done about distracted driving? It seems like it is getting worse.  Answer: When we think of distracted driving, most of us think of someone holding a phone up to their ear or scrolling through their social media feed. But distracted driving takes a lot of different forms. When you fiddle with your… Read More

  • Henning Library has eight books by Nicholas Sparks

    Published on April 14, 2021 at 2:26pm EDT chadkoenen| Author: chadkoenen

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    Our featured books this week are written by Nicholas Sparks. Of his 11 novels that have been turned into films, our school has eight.  They are “The Best of Me,” “The Choice,” “Dear John,” “The Longest Ride,” “The Lucky One,” “The Notebook,” “Safe Haven” and “A Walk to Remember.” I just finished reading “The Best… Read More

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