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Updated at 1:50 PM

Along with the satnav directions, the display glowing in the windshield of the Range Rover informed me that the speed limit was 60 MPH. This seemed odd, as we were on a narrow, winding, tree-lined country lane that anywhere in the US, rather than in Gloucestershire, UK, would have been posted at 35MPH—and studded with warning signs, to boot. (Curve Ahead! Slow Down Now! Farm Equipment!) Never one to be a poor guest, however, I dutifully throttled up to 60 and held it there until my passenger, a...

Updated at 12:43 PM

Years ago, I had a pin that I wore on my coat that said, “Jesus is the reason for the season.” But the phrase has become a bit worn and faded – not just on my pin but in my heart.

Updated at 12:21 PM

Q: Greg, I always liked the Chrysler Imperials and Chrysler Cordobas. What is your opinion of the older and last generation Imperials and those neat Chrysler Cordobas? I think they were both fine looking cars in the decade of the 1980s. Bill C.,...

Updated at 11:16 AM

They’ve been doing this for many years, so Saturday’s arrival, dispersal and delivery of the latest orders of frozen food as part of the Crookston High School Florida Music Trip fundraiser went pretty smooth, considering the potential...

Updated at 8:43 AM

Traill County Sheriff Steve Hunt is recovering at the Mayo Clinic after undergoing a liver transplant.

Updated Nov 21, 2015 at 9:18 AM

Thomas Moore has mastered the art of living in the present moment. His mind doesn’t race ahead or drift off. He listens attentively, monitors his emotions and remains open to any and all spontaneous impressions that come his way.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 11:39 AM

Holiday Gas Station is a popular stop on Crookston's Main Street for people to gas up their vehicles, grab the newspaper and a snack.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 10:28 AM

Last week, I wrote about the Bittner house on Houston Avenue, designed by architect Bert Keck in 1911.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 9:51 AM

The holiday shopping season is about to begin in full force. But you may not want to wait until Black Friday to start hunting for deals, especially if you're shopping online.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 9:30 AM

The Paris attacks have caused some critics to make some sweeping generalizations about Muslims and violence. This video explains why they shouldn't.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 8:16 AM

A scientific paper indicates global fire patterns vary "based on the day of the week — with considerably fewer fires globally on Sundays than on other days," according to The Washington Post. Here's how that's linked to religious activity.

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