Coming Sunday: Motherly advice

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 8. Moms have always had something to say about their children -- and to them.

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A mother holds a boy in her arms.
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Moms want the best for their kids and dispense pearls of wisdom that sometimes go unheeded or unrecognized for its value until much later in life.

Have a pearl of wisdom from your mom to share? Contact reporter Frank Lee at 218-855-5863 or email Find out what local mothers said in Sunday’s story honoring Mother’s Day.

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