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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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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 1, 2019
Fat-burning zone is a myth in weight loss, but calories do matter
If you're the kind of exerciser who constantly checks your heart rate to ensure you're in the fat-burning zone, you should stop. You'll probably...
January 1, 2019 - 12:07pm
December 31, 2018
Resolutions provide starting point to making changes, experts say
GRAND FORKS -- Stop smoking. Lose weight. Eat healthier foods. It’s pretty easy to make a resolution. The tough part is sticking with it,...
December 31, 2018 - 3:50pm
To Make New Year's Resolutions or Not To, That Is the Question!
It seems we are constantly on a quest to become a better version of ourselves; very commendable indeed. A lot of us will make New Year's Resolutions,...
December 31, 2018 - 7:00am
December 29, 2018
Number of hospice patients in Minnesota increases as doctors accept such alternative care
ST. PAUL -- Bert McKasy has not reached the end, but he can see it from here. He is dying of colon cancer and has only a few more months to live....
December 29, 2018 - 9:26pm
December 27, 2018
Fertility industry says IVF drugs are safe; critics worry about overprescription
Logan Andreotta had been told she was an ideal candidate for in vitro fertilization. Though unable to get pregnant, the Bowling Green, Kentucky,...
December 27, 2018 - 9:53pm
December 25, 2018
Blood drive set Jan. 16 in Emily
An American Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by the Lakers Lions of Emily, Outing and Fifty Lakes, will make its first of three visits to Emily from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, and volunteers are needed.
December 25, 2018 - 5:30am
December 24, 2018
Diagnosing Santa: ‘Tarnished with ashes and soot’? ‘A little round belly’? Should we be worried?
If the old man looks tired this morning, who could blame him? The December production crunch and the endless public appearances followed by the...
December 24, 2018 - 11:43am
Crow Wing Energized: Use the holidays to talk more than just fruitcake
As parents of adult children age into their twilight years, bouts of severe illnesses become more frequent. Thoughts about Mom or Dad's end of...
December 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Report highlights progress in depression care
Minnesota Community Measurement's first-ever report on depression care in Minnesota highlights progress that has been made in identifying and caring for adults and adolescents diagnosed with depression. Depression is one of the most common and treatable mental health disorders in...
December 24, 2018 - 5:30am
December 21, 2018
Bursack: Holiday spirit is gone after loss of loved ones
Dear Carol: Last year was a tough one for my family. Dad had never recovered from a massive stroke that he suffered two years ago, and Mom, who’d...
December 21, 2018 - 4:53pm
Grief support group to offer help coping with death of loved one
Those grieving the death of a loved one are welcomed and encouraged to participate in a local grief support group starting next month at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center. The supportive and caring group for adults is facilitated by professionals and meets 3-5 p.m. Mondays,...
December 21, 2018 - 4:30am
December 20, 2018
Organizers of local dementia choir sing its praises: Studies suggest music and memory are linked
Those with dementia struggle to remember, but one of the last things to be forgotten is music. A new choir in the Brainerd lakes area hopes to...
December 20, 2018 - 4:00pm
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
The average American is edging closer to being borderline obese
The average American is heavier than at the start of the 21st Century - and very close to being obese, according to Centers for Disease Control...
December 20, 2018 - 11:55am
December 19, 2018
Minnesota musician’s legacy lives on with movie, cancer research
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Rob and Laura Sobiech were on stage in front of thousands of people at the Mall of America last week when they got the...
December 19, 2018 - 8:46pm