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June 15, 2019
Scott Hall of Baxter is a 40-year-old Army veteran, husband and father who plans to pedal three consecutive days in July in the Habitat 500 bicycling fundraiser to raise $10,000 to build a Deerwood veteran a home. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
June 15, 2019 - 2:00pm
June 14, 2019
The head of a hunted deer lies on a table during an inspection by Pennsylvania wildlife biologists.   Jason Bittel / Washington Post
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
June 14, 2019 - 10:36am
June 12, 2019
Chicory root photo from David_Kaspar via Pixabay.
What is inulin, and why is it suddenly in so many food products?
June 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
June 11, 2019
Coming Wednesday: A community problem
June 11, 2019 - 6:15am
June 10, 2019
Health officials recommend anglers have an electrician’s pliers with a wire-cutting blade and disinfecting solution in their tackle boxes. Submitted photo
Hooked? What to do if you get "caught" up in all the fun
June 10, 2019 - 1:00pm
Brenda Anderson (from left), Jodi Wegge and Marcy Douglas, who comprised Megan's 2Crew, pause for a photo on Carlton Peak during a training hike for the 2018 Superior Hiking Trail Ultimate Hike. Photo courtesy Jodi Wegge
How a journey on the Superior Hiking Trail helps children's cancer research, 25.5 miles at a time
June 10, 2019 - 12:55pm
Crow Wing Energized: Fishing for Healthy Foods and Funds
June 10, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rhubarb is packed with nutrients and can add variety to a diet, and your taste buds. Rhubarb is low in calories, low in carbs and sodium, with no fat and is a good source of vitamin C and fiber. Photo / Metro Newspaper Service
Tart and Terrific Rhubarb
June 10, 2019 - 10:00am
June 7, 2019
Participants in the Sunday, June 9, fundraiser Million Meters Row at CrossFit Grow in Baxter will receive a T-shirt if they donate at least $30 to workout for at least 30 minutes on a rowing machine with the proceeds going to Smiles for Jake nonprofit. Submitted photo
Smiles for Jake fundraiser takes rowing to a whole new level
June 7, 2019 - 11:30am
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Sun's out, guns out: 5 ways to protect your skin this summer
June 7, 2019 - 9:30am
June 5, 2019
Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula, says people often have more discipline to accomplish their goals in the morning without distractions from the rest of the world. Thinkstock / Special To The Forum
Teens, young adults most at risk for heat-related illness, study finds
June 5, 2019 - 4:06pm
June 2, 2019
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Instagram started a public awareness campaign about mental health. People can use #RealConvo to talk on Instagram and to find resources. Photo by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Hashtag aims at inspiring real conversations about depression, stress, other emotional issues
June 2, 2019 - 11:10am
May 30, 2019
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US measles cases in first five months of 2019 surpass total for any year since 1994
May 30, 2019 - 9:58pm
May 27, 2019
If you are trying to eat healthier, summer can be a difficult time to stick with your nutrition plan. This doesn’t mean you have to avoid partaking in these events, but it is important to have a plan. Photo illustration / Metro Newspaper Service
Healthy summer eating: Try these healthy eating tips at summer social events
May 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
Smoking remains the No. 1 cause of preventable death in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control. Photo illustration by Metro Newspaper Service
Myths and facts about tobacco and mental health
May 27, 2019 - 11:00am