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Meteorologists, farmers, park rangers and hungry kids — many feel the brunt of the shutdown
The federal shutdown so far — what you need to know
Trump takes aim at Pelosi amid stalled shutdown negotiations
St. Louis Park police confirm officer-involved shooting
Minnesota State Fair admission prices are going up this year
The world has loads of sustainable palm oil - but no one wants it
‘What's going on in the world’: Trade negotiations crucial for area agriculture
Swanson Assumes Role of President at Frandsen Bank
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Biz Buzz: Dairy Queen not closing - poised to expand in Brainerd
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Area Wrestling: Flyers wrestle to 6th place
Cheer Team: Warrior secure a 2nd-place showing
Patriots outlast Chiefs in OT thriller to reach SB LIII
Area Girls Hockey: Blue Devils fall in OT
Rose buries buzzer-beater to lift Timberwolves past Suns
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Commentary: Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He's right.
Wealth column: The convergence of health and wealth
Swift: Have you 'hygged' your home today? Practicing the Danish art of relaxation
Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
Couple builds life around mushing at remote Minnesota home
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
SnoBears a popular option for mobility-minded anglers in ND
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A man's unusual treatment for his chronic back pain: Injecting himself with his own semen every month
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Religious fundamentalist leader plans northeast Minn. building project: Church is known for child marriage, polygamy
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This Was Brainerd
Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
Special Events - Jan. 17
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CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 17
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January 18, 2019
Bursack: Suffering parents' deaths can bring both sorrow and relief
Dear Carol: Both of my parents were ill for years. Mom, who died two years ago, fought several types of cancer and then developed dementia. Dad,...
January 18, 2019 - 10:42am
January 11, 2019
Swift: Here’s why your New Year’s resolution may have floundered
FARGO -- By the time you read this, you will probably have given up on your New Year’s resolution. I hate saying that out loud. Please know...
January 11, 2019 - 10:47am
January 10, 2019
Bursack: Dad's decision not to be treated for cancer upsets daughter
Dear Carol: There’s probably no right answer to what I’m asking but I felt the need to write just for comfort. My mother died when I was...
January 10, 2019 - 3:08pm
Kindness is Contagious: You never know when you might catch kindness
I know kindness is contagious because I’ve witnessed it in action time and time again. Hundreds of stories from readers like you have solidified...
January 10, 2019 - 11:19am
December 28, 2018
Swift: Visit with Johnsons proves time doesn't change everything
FARGO -- When I first met them, they were three little blond von Trapps of perfectly descending height — like stairsteps of a well-built Scandinavian...
December 28, 2018 - 2:33pm
December 27, 2018
Bursack: Getting a correct dementia diagnosis might take awhile
Dear Carol: When my husband started having some rather bizarre behavioral episodes, he made an appointment for a checkup. After an exam didn’t...
December 27, 2018 - 11:34am
December 24, 2018
A child calling Santa reached NORAD instead. Christmas Eve was never the same.
Col. Harry Shoup was a real by-the-book guy. At home, his two daughters were limited to phone calls of no more than three minutes (monitored...
December 24, 2018 - 9:37am
December 22, 2018
God Jul: Scandinavian Christmas traditions stand the test of time
FARGO — With a growing interest in family heritage around the world, returning to traditions for the holidays can help people learn their place...
December 22, 2018 - 4:38pm
December 20, 2018
Heart attack risk is 37 percent higher on Christmas Eve
Heart attacks are believed to be more common in times of heightened emotions, brought on by things such as sporting events, hurricanes and stock...
December 20, 2018 - 2:50pm
December 19, 2018
The worst gifts boyfriends give to girlfriends, from a can opener to a sonogram
When Jennifer Purdie's new boyfriend handed her a jewelry box, she felt embarrassed that she'd been outdone. They'd been dating only two months!...
December 19, 2018 - 1:19pm
December 17, 2018
Minnesota native Karin Niemi, mother-in-law of Patrick Swayze, dies
FARGO — Karin Niemi (shortened from Haapaniemi), the mother-in-law of the late film star Patrick Swayze, has died at the age of 93. A native...
December 17, 2018 - 2:34pm
December 12, 2018
102-year-old woman skydives to raise awareness for the disease that killed her daughter
A 102-year-old Australian great-grandmother steadied herself on a cane as she walked to an airplane, then stepped inside, flew up to 14,000 feet...
December 12, 2018 - 10:42am
December 10, 2018
Cookies are not the enemy: Smarter ways of thinking about food during the holidays
It's an annual holiday tradition that kicks off at Thanksgiving and continues through New Year's: food guilt. Caught between the desire to enjoy...
December 10, 2018 - 2:15pm
December 7, 2018
Column: Parents should encourage girls to get angry and show it. Here's how.
As parents, we often seek to mollify, quell - even extinguish - our children's anger. Life is busy, we're moving fast. Anger slows us down. It...
December 7, 2018 - 11:55am
Column: Most Americans still think spanking is fine. It's not.
Growing up in the early '80s, I was spanked by my parents now and again. I've never considered this to be that much of a big deal - every kid...
December 7, 2018 - 11:36am