Q: Our son's fifth birthday is in August. He did just fine, socially and academically, in preschool, but the counselor at the school he's slated to attend has recommended that we hold him back a year because of his late birthday.
Pentecost and Memorial Day weave together in the month of May. Both are stories of power, strength and love.
In Acts 2:1-21, God pours out His power for the use of men and women. It is a gift to be used for salvation and peace in the Lord.
I come from a time when you filled your gas tank on the tractor or car and never even thought about it. Gas stations used to have things they called "gas wars." It was a race to the bottom. We're not seeing many "gas wars" these days.
The birds are chirping. Loons are calling. Frogs are croaking. Trees and grass are turning green. Gardeners are at long last digging into the soil to plant colorful flowers. And boats are once again plying the waters of area lakes and rivers.
"Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces."
It was at the beginning of the last century that people enlarged the holiday to include all relatives who have passed away.
Students are always dreaming about the possibilities. This year, 68 Pine River-Backus seniors will walk across the stage and receive their diplomas as the PR-B Class of 2013.
These students will be starting the next phase of their dreams.
When school is out for the summer, what will the children do for supervision?
One option for families in the Pequot Lakes School District is to enroll your child or children in the Kid Konnection summer program.
I'm really confused about how the legislative system works. We voted and the "people" voted against gay marriage. Then the issue resurfaces in the House and Senate.
It reminds me of the abortion issue.
The city of Crosslake applauds the effort put forth by Pequot Lakes students on Thursday, May 9. The Day of Caring was a venture led by Chip Rankin and Pequot Lakes High School students along with the teaching staff.