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Kresha named NCSL Child Welfare Fellow
Cass County Board: Audit of county financial records in final review
Red Lake Nation keeps Seki as chairman
Food-stamp use is still at recession-era levels despite job gains
Brainerd City Council: Members contemplate allowing mini pigs in city
Amazon Prime Day shopping topped $4 billion, analyst estimates
Pine River State Bank marks milestone - More than 500 attend celebration
Minnesota counties to get grants for family home visits
MNsure announces dates for health insurance enrollment
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
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VFW Baseball: Little Falls tops Pillager
Amateur Baseball: Bees go 1-2 over weekend
12 Wis. counties are being fed Vikings games over Packers on TV. A U.S. Senator introduced legislation to change that
Focus is on kids at Wolves star's third Pro Camp
Minnesota United making a run in conference race
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Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Heck Epic next in gravel road bike series
Duluth Traverse trail nearing completion
Outdoor Notes for July 15
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply
When it comes to politics, people are mad online like never before
A Virgin Mary statue has been 'weeping' olive oil. Church leaders can't explain it.
Cheery cherries: Galettes put in-season fruit into delicious individual pies
Salmonella Sandiego outbreak in Minnesota linked to Hy-Vee's Spring Pasta Salad
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On the Fly: Twitter feed
July 17, 2018
As a pregnant teen, I felt like a failure. But then I realized failure wasn't an option.
I lay on the table in an Atlanta hospital room almost a decade ago, watching as my doctor sliced me open and yanked two slimy, screaming balls...
July 17, 2018 - 2:50pm
July 16, 2018
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Earlier this year, I wrote about what kids should do if they found a baby bird on the ground. The idea for the story came from an experience...
July 16, 2018 - 8:08pm
July 8, 2018
You don't need to break the bank to host a dream wedding. I did it for $780.
I proposed to my boyfriend over email. Actually, he was just cc'd on the email, which was directed to his parents and mine. "Theoretically, would...
July 8, 2018 - 10:00am
July 7, 2018
Commentary: Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
Dear Carol: I read your column about a woman whose friend was getting lost when driving and she wondered about confronting her friend about possible...
July 7, 2018 - 9:40am
July 2, 2018
History of fireworks dates back thousands of years
MOORHEAD — Watermelon juice drips down sticky fingers and parents wrangle their children out of the streets as shower mists of mosquito...
July 2, 2018 - 9:47pm
June 25, 2018
Home alone, but at what age? Minnesota largely leaves it up to parents
MOORHEAD, Minn. — It's a popular time of year for kids to be home alone, but how long can Minnesota children be unattended? The state's...
June 25, 2018 - 5:14pm
June 24, 2018
Response to Mother's Day column was overwhelming
It's been more than a month since I wrote a column on Mother's Day weekend about the tragic story of my mother -- And the feedback is still coming...
June 24, 2018 - 6:17am
June 17, 2018
Group teaches dads to give gift of time, teaches children 'this is what a father does'
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.—Jonathan Sundby takes his role as a father seriously. So seriously, he joined a local group, All Pro Dad, that...
June 17, 2018 - 8:44am
Grandpa discovers love of woodworking, toymaking
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- John Hughes always thought he’d be a carpenter. Wood had always attracted him, and as a kid he’d watch carpenters working...
June 17, 2018 - 7:36am
Commentary: Family ranch is a special place, not just for the ones who live there now
"This place, there's just something about it that makes people feel like it's their own. It's special that way I think," my husband said as he...
June 17, 2018 - 6:53am
Commentary: One good 'act of Momness' remembered 40 years later
We can hang onto grudges, slights, insults and snubs for years. But who knew that a single act of kindness could last longer than all of them?...
June 17, 2018 - 6:52am
Fathers know best - sometimes (maybe)
Margo Fortune was lucky to have the father she did because the thought of her late dad makes her smile and what he told her stuck with her—even...
June 17, 2018 - 6:00am
June 16, 2018
Commentary: Celebrate Father's Day with Dad, even if he may not recognize family
Dear Carol: My father-in-law has late-stage Alzheimer's and he no longer knows the family. My husband's heart breaks when he sees his dad, and...
June 16, 2018 - 7:26am
June 15, 2018
Commentary: With over 40 years between the birth of my two daughters, I am two different fathers
Still shaken by Bobby Kennedy's assassination six days earlier, I sat in the hospital waiting room mindlessly thumbing through a May 1968 Rolling...
June 15, 2018 - 2:18pm
June 10, 2018
Commentary: Even without much money, family can make us rich
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — When we were young kids, my little sister came home from a weekend with her friend spent four-wheeling and boating...
June 10, 2018 - 9:15am