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House 'complete loss' after fire in Backus
House is ‘complete loss’ after fire in Backus
Curiosity paves path for Hunts' legacy of innovation and giving. Brainerd Lakes Chamber celebrates CRMC and Jack Pine Brewery
Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years for crimes committed while working for Trump
Up they go: Crow Wing County ends 8-year streak of reduced taxes
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
Growing On 2018 helps farmers market crops in difficult times
Minnesota lawmakers vow action on rising insulin costs
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
Congress' $867 billion farm bill is out. Here's what's in it.
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Favre: 'Never say never' to coaching Packers
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Several Gophers football players to be suspended for bowl game
Danecdotes: Fearless leader: Lane assumes role as Patriots' anchor
13 PL athletes on Warrior alpine team
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Swans of the Season
Hawk shot with arrow euthanized at U of M Raptor Center
Skiing With Dad
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
Tighter regulations set for March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
102-year-old woman skydives to raise awareness for the disease that killed her daughter
Clergy View: Don't fret over halos
Church News - Dec. 7
Lost Italian: Stop and smell the Norwegian Rosettes this holiday baking season
Simple breathing technique can enhance your calm
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Visual Arts - Dec. 13
States differ on favorite Hallmark holiday movies. What do you think were the favorites in ND, SD and Minn.?
Longtime Star Tribune movie critic resigns following plagiarism allegations
Michelle Obama coming to St. Paul as part of ‘Becoming’ book tour
The 5-day Independent Television Festival is moving to Duluth
Her Voice Magazine
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Home and Garden
December 7, 2018
Growing Together: Is it a Christmas cactus or Thanksgiving cactus?
FARGO -- We need to unmask an impostor. Before we do, I’d like to explain why I save things. In trying the minimalism trend, I reduced the...
December 7, 2018 - 10:38am
Fielding Questions: Saving a split tree, response from a concerned reader and more
Q: Our willow tree has a 4-foot-long crack in the trunk. Is there anything we can do to prevent this from further damaging the tree? I’ve heard...
December 7, 2018 - 10:30am
December 2, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: These Christmas plants are not meant for human consumption
Dear Master Gardener: Are poinsettias poisonous? Are there other Christmas plants that are poisonous? Answer: The sap of the poinsettia is mildly...
December 2, 2018 - 11:00am
December 1, 2018
Video doorbells are winning over police departments and helping to nab burglars and porch bandits.
On her birthday, Nancy Traylor of Richmond, Virginia, received an unwelcome surprise. The real estate agent and her husband were celebrating...
December 1, 2018 - 10:11am
Growing Together: Making the choice between real and artificial Christmas trees
FARGO -- There's a Christmas tree battle raging, and we're all in the thick of it. No, it’s not the neighborhood couple who required therapy...
December 1, 2018 - 7:30am
Fielding Questions: An ailing spruce, adding ashes to soil and more
Q: I was shocked to see our 40-year-old spruce has developed patches of brown, dead needles. Since it's an established tree and it was a wet...
December 1, 2018 - 6:30am
November 28, 2018
How mastering your thermostat could save you a bundle this winter
Want to trim your heating costs this winter? Learning how to effectively use your house's thermostat can help you slash those utility bills....
November 28, 2018 - 7:09pm
November 24, 2018
Is a bathtub a necessity or a luxury? For some, the answer could be changing
When I was growing up, it seemed as if every television commercial break featured at least one advertisement that showed people (read: women)...
November 24, 2018 - 10:10am
Growing Together: Introducing the 2019 Growing Together Gardening Calendar
FARGO -- People who enjoy tending their yard or garden have much in common. I’ll bet I’m not the only one whose garden hose never kinks within...
November 24, 2018 - 5:00am
November 16, 2018
What you might not know about the Christmas tree
FARGO — It’s hard to imagine Christmas without the Christmas tree. It’s like Easter without the bunny or the Fourth of July without fireworks....
November 16, 2018 - 7:36am
November 10, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Q: Could you please identify this vining plant that grows on our chain-link fence? It is very invasive, as it originally started two doors down...
November 10, 2018 - 6:02am
Are trees communicating? Research says yes.
FARGO -- Did you know scientists are discovering that trees communicate with each other? They aren’t necessarily gossiping about you behind...
November 10, 2018 - 6:01am
November 4, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: The right and wrong ways to water orchids
Dear Master Gardener: I purchased an orchid and the directions say to water it with an ice cube each week. Since it's a tropical plant I wouldn't...
November 4, 2018 - 9:00am
November 3, 2018
Here's your checklist for final fall lawn and garden tasks
FARGO — The autumn of 2018 will go down in history as one of the more difficult for end-of-season yard and garden work. Our own garden has...
November 3, 2018 - 8:10am
Leave mum tops intact for winter, dormant seeding and more
Q: The photo shows my chrysanthemum this fall. Should it be cut back now that it froze, or leave it until spring to clean it up? This was the...
November 3, 2018 - 8:10am