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Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
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As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines
Push to make smoking tougher in Minnesota gains student support
Democrats to elect new party leader Saturday
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
Section 8-3A Wrestling: 6 Warriors advance
Area Boys Basketball: Lake Region advances to semifinals
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Women's College Hockey: Gophers take first game over Bemidji
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Native American education
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
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Core samples from Mille Lacs Lake may explain walleye woes
Walleyedan: More of everything in Brainerd lakes area
Conservation Officer Report: Trails, ice deteriorating in heat
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February 2, 2017
Supersized snack stadium hosts game munchies
FARGO — No matter who wins the Super Bowl on Sunday, one thing is certain: many Americans will go back to work on Monday with a post-game...
February 2, 2017 - 11:25am
OPINION COLUMN: Lock America's doors and please knock politely
I was about four or five years old when I remember my mother locking the front door. She said something to my dad about people "out and about" on the road we lived on in the country. Our community was very safe but occasionally we heard about somebody wandering around that sounded...
February 2, 2017 - 10:17am
February 1, 2017
Live healthier: Drink more red wine
My career in horticulture and my interest in wine run on parallel tracks. Good horticultural practices can lead to a healthier environment and...
February 1, 2017 - 1:16pm
Lost Italian: Avocado dip and rainbow of veggies a Super Bowl score
A crudités platter may not be considered standard fare for Super Bowl Sunday, but when it's artfully presented with a creative variety of raw...
February 1, 2017 - 10:02am
January 29, 2017
Swift: Does technology really save time?
I am often impressed by how much my mother gets done in a day. She will report that she just baked four dozen buns, washed all the linen and...
January 29, 2017 - 9:28am
January 26, 2017
OPINION COLUMN: America needs help fast
The new medical insurance premium for my wife and I will be just a few dollars shy of $2,000 per month for 2017. This amounts to a total of $24,000 for the year. Should either of us have a serious illness or medical procedure then our out of pocket expense will be $11,000. Therefore...
January 26, 2017 - 10:13am
January 25, 2017
Column: Persistent winter cold calls for hot wine-based drinks
With a good eights weeks left of cold weather facing us in the upper Midwest, my thoughts turn to everything warm, or better yet, hot. I have...
January 25, 2017 - 4:51pm
Column: Warm up your winter with strong beers
Now that the celebrations of the holiday season are in the rearview mirror, the cold dark nights are a quiet, reflective time for some. For...
January 25, 2017 - 3:41pm
Column: More concerning prescription-only pet diets
Dear Readers: After I informed you about a class-action lawsuit concerning prescription-only pet foods, I received comments from two practicing...
January 25, 2017 - 12:53pm
Lost Italian: Black bean soup combines favorite travel experiences
Every year around this time, mid-January to February, I find myself pulling out my old Clipper Cruise Line cookbook and revisiting some of our...
January 25, 2017 - 10:56am
January 21, 2017
Growing Together: Tips for shopping seed catalogs
They were the only link many of us in small towns and on farms had with the outside gardening world. We were excited when they arrived in the...
January 21, 2017 - 11:18am
January 18, 2017
Trump's inauguration - Ugly American rancor
By the time you read this column the Inauguration may be over. Like it not Donald Trump is your President. Even if you claim he is not your President - he is. If you continue your citizenship in America he is your President. I heard and read reports of people who said they would leave...
January 18, 2017 - 1:30pm
January 15, 2017
AstroBob: Aurora -- the big picture from 518 miles up
What an amazing image! Those cresting wave forms? That's the aurora seen from 518 miles up by the Suomi-NPP satellite. An intense display lit...
January 15, 2017 - 8:04am
January 14, 2017
Fielding Questions: Can LED light bulbs be used for growing plants?
Q: I'm replacing many of the light bulbs in our home with the newer, energy-efficient LED bulbs that appear to be replacing old, ordinary bulbs...
January 14, 2017 - 11:31am
January 11, 2017
OPINION COLUMN: Guns in America and shooting back
I'm an advocate of the right to bear arms. I own several nice pistols and a shotgun. I wouldn't mind adding a couple of more to my collection. I have never shot anybody or aimed a gun at a person. I hope and pray I never feel in such danger that I might feel the urgency to do so....
January 11, 2017 - 2:35pm