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McCabe memos say Rosenstein considered secretly recording Trump
Rare car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in west-central Minnesota
Twin Cities hit with record daily rainfall
Veteran Minnesota lawmaker ends campaign, denies daughter's allegation of inappropriate touching
Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser as Senate panel issues ultimatum on her testimony
Legal challenge in Minnesota over insurance coverage for gender reassignment will proceed
Coming the weekend: Pet first-aid smartphone app to the rescue
'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' receives Google's most moving, and soothing, Doodle yet
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
A ride into the past: Luxury train cars on display in St. Paul
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Smith, Stricker lead four-way tie at Sanford International
Loons need a season-ending win streak to recover
Vikings center Elflein to return Sunday after working way back from injuries
Gophers receivers have heightened pressure of playing. Fleck's old position
Wild coach Boudreau: Time to get serious
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DNR expect good waterfowl opener
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Clergy View: Whose heart do you have?
A Matter of Balance classes offered in area
Church News - Sept. 21
Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
Patients: Medical marijuana effectively treats pain, post-traumatic stress
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Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
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September 10, 2018
A 113-year-old teaches how to change your circumstances
Last week, I had the opportunity to report about Iris Westman celebrating her 113th birthday and her deep connections in agriculture as well...
September 10, 2018 - 6:17am
August 24, 2018
Commentary: Don't forget the toilet paper during harvest
WISHEK, N.D. — As we left the house to head to the field to track down the combine, my youngest daughter, Anika, mentioned she packed a...
August 24, 2018 - 12:19pm
August 9, 2018
Commentary: Gutsy and gritty farming conversations are worth it
HARWOOD, N.D. — With farm fields surrounding us in rural Cass County I was seated at table five at the fifth annual Banquet in a Field...
August 9, 2018 - 12:32pm
July 12, 2018
Commentary: Does the world need more cowboys, like University of Wyoming's new slogan says?
WISHEK, N.D. — The University of Wyoming's new slogan, "The world needs more cowboys," is drawing criticism for being sexist and racist....
July 12, 2018 - 6:53pm
July 5, 2018
When someone asks 'how are you doing?' tell the truth
"How are you doing?" is a common daily question in the rural Upper Midwest culture I call home. It's like a greeting of hello. You hear it in...
July 5, 2018 - 5:05pm
June 29, 2018
Commentary: I wear the 'Last Mom' title with pride
PISEK, N.D. — A colleague said to me this week, "I have to pick up my children at daycare tonight and I'm always the last mom." I smiled...
June 29, 2018 - 1:45pm
June 17, 2018
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
"Failure is temporary. Your dad told me that on the night I asked him to marry you," recalled my husband. I laughed. My dad wasn't talking about...
June 17, 2018 - 6:00am
June 16, 2018
Commentary: 'Mom, grass-fed beef? Is this really necessary? And what is organic?'
WISHEK, N.D.—During a recent visit to California for my sister-in-law's wedding, a friend recommended we eat at The Slanted Door, a top-rated...
June 16, 2018 - 9:30am
June 8, 2018
Commentary: How social media can build real friendships that last
WISHEK, N.D. — This past week provided a stark reminder of the importance of social media and how it can be used as a tool for positivity...
June 8, 2018 - 11:50am
May 25, 2018
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
WISHEK, N.D. — Every year around Memorial Day, my dad's relatives, Robert and Frieda Hammack, who lived in Idaho, traveled back to North...
May 25, 2018 - 10:26am
May 19, 2018
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
We have two dogs. Libby is a 3-year-old female Labrador retriever, and Champ is our yellow male Labrador retriever "puppy" who is now one and...
May 19, 2018 - 9:36am
May 12, 2018
Love a little more and meet a mother right where she is
Instead of a sentimental Mother's Day column, I've decided to go the realistic route and broach a topic that is an everyday struggle for many...
May 12, 2018 - 6:54am
May 4, 2018
Growing careers 97 miles from a Starbucks
WISHEK, N.D. — To live where you want or where you've landed due to family or marriage circumstances, you often must get creative in career...
May 4, 2018 - 3:27pm
April 27, 2018
A positive look at those 'annoying' friends in direct sales
I'm not here to sell you anything. I've never sold anything through a pyramid-style direct sales business, neither did my mom or grandmothers....
April 27, 2018 - 3:50pm
April 20, 2018
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
WISHEK, N.D. — Aside from my husband, one of the most important relationships I've had to cultivate is with my mother-in-law. This week...
April 20, 2018 - 2:00pm