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Conservation Officer Report: Deer takes dive into den
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
Outdoor Notes - March 19
Fishing Report: Ice holds out for late season ice fishing
What's Up Outdoors: Shallow water fishing is heating up
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Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
HSO presents 'Destinations' concert
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March 19, 2017
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
In the 1980s Stephen King movie, "Maximum Overdrive," the machines of the Earth rise up and begin off-ing their human owners. Nowadays, their...
March 19, 2017 - 8:05am
March 18, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Dear Carol: My dad had been fighting cancer for years. Eventually, there was no more hope for a cure, so we agreed to ask for hospice care to...
March 18, 2017 - 3:01pm
Phillips: March kindness replaces some of the madness
A whole new language arises during the month of March in the house of a college basketball coach. We use words like "seed" and "bracket" in daily...
March 18, 2017 - 9:59am
Fielding Questions: What causes cucumber fruits to curl?
Q: Why do my cucumber fruits always curl? Even small picklers curl. We had the soil tested at North Dakota State University and they said it...
March 18, 2017 - 8:49am
Growing Together: Better yards and gardens with less work
Wouldn't it be fun to have a yard that looks like the grounds of Buckingham Palace? Unfortunately, most of us don't have a head gardener with...
March 18, 2017 - 7:52am
March 16, 2017
Opinion Column: Medical care answers for America
Medical care continues to dominate our attention in this nation. I hope we don't have millions of people without health care in the next year or so. However, in reality we already do.
March 16, 2017 - 10:46am
March 14, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: When family's away, Dad will... clean, apparently
Before the snow started flying on Sunday, I found myself home alone for the first time in about a year. Totally alone. My wife, Emily, was in...
March 14, 2017 - 10:52am
March 12, 2017
AstroBob: Welcome Arcturus!
I really shouldn't be surprised anymore. But I always am when I see the fiery bright star Arcturus appear in the east on midwinter evenings....
March 12, 2017 - 6:12pm
Column: Strengthen community by insisting on government transparency
Welcome to Sunshine Week, a national effort to promote openness in government. Sunshine Week is brought to you by the American Society of News...
March 12, 2017 - 10:47am
March 9, 2017
Opinion Column: Preserving life, a little longer
I've assured my wife that I will do everything to save and preserve her life should she ever be in a life and death scenario. Should she ever be in a hospital hooked up to wires and on the verge of death, doctors and nurses do not have permission to start pulling plugs and rushing...
March 9, 2017 - 2:46pm
March 8, 2017
World of Wine: Tasty white wines for you to try
The only way to learn about wine is to taste it, and that's exactly what I did recently at a wine tasting while vacationing in Florida, and back...
March 8, 2017 - 1:39pm
Dr. Fox: USDA removes animal welfare reports from website
Dear Readers: On Feb. 3, The New York Times reported, the "Agriculture Department has removed animal welfare inspection reports, enforcement...
March 8, 2017 - 11:40am
March 7, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: The perfect parent (and it isn't me)
Recently, I left home for a five-day work trip. Normally, working from home doesn't require much travel. My client, however, was hosting a live...
March 7, 2017 - 10:17am
March 5, 2017
AstroBob: A new take on why we hear meteors
Have you ever seen a super-bright meteor and at the same time heard hissing or rustling sounds? Some people claim to hear the sizzle of a bright...
March 5, 2017 - 3:07pm
Swift: An 'x-plan' could be an x-scape from life
A Facebook friend recently shared a link to a blog that brought a whole new meaning to the term, "x factor." The author, Bert Fulks, wrote a...
March 5, 2017 - 9:43am