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Brainerd Lofts hosts open house, tours with Destination Downtown contest
Pequot Lakes Business of the Year: Snap Fitness/Hopkins Health & Wellness wins honor
The Pinke Post: Keeping the faith in the future of farming
Minnesota farmer suing the state charged after products test high for THC
How teens can capitalize on the tight job market for summer jobs
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Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Dokken: Read and heed aquatic nuisance species and aquatic invasive species laws — everywhere you travel
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Horns are growing on young people's skulls. Phone use is to blame, research suggests
Police called it a meth-fueled attack squirrel. An Alabama fugitive says it's his beloved pet.
'Play for Patrick' screenings slated Thursday at Eagle View
Lost Italian: Delicious and nutritious, celebrate our agricultural superfood with Edamame Pesto
Wayback Wednesday: Deadly Fergus Falls "Great Cyclone" happened 100 years ago this week
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'This Is It': Scotty McCreery to take Lakes Jam stage June 28
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Lawsuit: Carrie Underwood, NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme
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This Was Brainerd - June 20
Nisswa Lions event raises $19,000 to fight diabetes. White Cane Drive is June 22
Explore Music! kids camp opens registration
This Was Brainerd - June 19
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June 10, 2019
Happy Dancing Turtle to offer cooking and gardening series
PINE RIVER—Happy Dancing Turtle will host a new workshop series focused on food, from the garden to the plate. "Fresh Fare: A Food Experience...
June 10, 2019 - 8:01pm
The Monday Mark: Jinxed in the kitchen? Thursday is your day
You start with the best of intentions: You're making a five-course meal inspired by the Food Network or Martha Stewart, but you end up burning...
June 10, 2019 - 9:10am
May 4, 2019
Chef blends love of cooking and teaching at Duluth high school restaurant
DULUTH — The Duluth East kitchen buzzed with student line cooks stirring pasta and plating fettuccine Alfredo, veggies and Tuscan roast leg...
May 4, 2019 - 5:44am
April 29, 2019
Tech Savvy: Instant Pot, air fryers are hot ticket items for retailers
I've been an early adopter of some technology like personal data assistants, to keep things organized, and a late (and begrudging) adopter of...
April 29, 2019 - 1:45pm
March 11, 2019
Pillager ProStart team places 3rd at culinary competition
Lobster, honey-seared duck and chocolate mousse cake were on the menu Thursday, March 7, as the Pillager High School ProStart culinary team took...
March 11, 2019 - 5:00am
March 5, 2019
Region Five Development Commission seeks veterans
The Region Five Development Commission is seeking 50 veterans who live in rural Minnesota to participate in the Veteran Community-Supported Agriculture Program. Applications to the program are being accepted from veterans in the counties of Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd or Wadena....
March 5, 2019 - 10:30am
February 21, 2019
'MasterChef Junior' now casting in Minnesota
"MasterChef Junior," a television cooking show for kids, is now casting in Minnesota. Talented young chefs ages 8-13 years old are invited to...
February 21, 2019 - 4:00pm
December 6, 2018
Northwest Minnesota cooking star Molly Yeh partners with Our Family
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — A food writer and Food Network star based here is teaming up with grocery distributor SpartanNash, owner of Family...
December 6, 2018 - 2:59pm
November 19, 2018
How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving dinner is probably the biggest meal most of us prepare. The number of guests goes up, the amount of food exponentially increases,...
November 19, 2018 - 7:09pm
November 14, 2018
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
FARGO — Today marks the sixth anniversary of this column, which debuted in 2012 exactly on this day, Nov. 14th, which also happens to be my...
November 14, 2018 - 7:01am
October 31, 2018
Chef's Hat: Cooking for two: Give these soup recipes a try
There are times when leftovers are great. But other times, not so much. For large families, leftovers are not much of an issue. But when it is...
October 31, 2018 - 8:00am
October 9, 2018
A guide to picking the right apple for the right recipe
An apple a day, they say. Whoever first penned that famous adage (oh, hey - the Welsh, apparently?) was not standing in front of a bountiful...
October 9, 2018 - 9:19pm
September 15, 2018
Get hooked on roasting a whole fish
A couple of months ago, my husband brought home a whole Chesapeake rockfish (aka striped bass) that had been on sale at Whole Foods Market. I...
September 15, 2018 - 7:30am
September 12, 2018
These fudgy, flourless brownies are a chocolate-lover's dream
I suspect you've never eaten a brownie and thought, "Hmm, there's too much chocolate in here." That's the point of a brownie, right? A delectable,...
September 12, 2018 - 9:07pm
August 4, 2018
How to make the best, easiest hummus, starting with a can of chickpeas
Chickpeas are in my hair, lemon rinds are on the floor, and tahini paste is flung on the ceiling. I spoon my creation into a rinsed-out to-go...
August 4, 2018 - 9:19am