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Rippleside Elementary ice fishing adventure
Fargo native oldest to finish toughest sled dog race in the world
Deadlines approaching to remove fish houses from Minnesota lakes
Cuyuna Lakes Ice Fishing contest results
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
10 ways to refresh your kitchen if you can't do a full renovation
Church News - Feb. 22
Clergy View: The sacred supper
PETA honors Alexandria dog for rescuing elderly neighbor
Growing Together: A film that's changing the way we landscape
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Jimmie Allen is 'excited and sad' to be the first black country singer to launch a career with a No. 1 hit
A family affair - 'The Addams Family' musical comes to Pequot Lakes
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Visual Arts - Feb. 21
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January 7, 2019
Free health improvement class starts in Crosby
Living Well, a free, six-week health improvement class about fitness, nutrition and living a lifestyle to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer,...
January 7, 2019 - 4:00pm
August 31, 2018
Minnesota couple finds success with goat yoga
FORADA, Minn.—When instructor Heather Godfrey of Alexandria asked her yoga class how many had participated in goat yoga before, not one...
August 31, 2018 - 12:20pm
August 22, 2018
Commentary: Parents, prepare your empty-nest bucket lists
My daughter, Maya, recently graduated from high school, and the flurry of social media posts and yearbook signings and graduation parties has wound down. The anticipated August morning of her departure has arrived way too soon; Maya is boarding a plane to attend school in Boston,...
August 22, 2018 - 7:45pm
Area Dining: Ironton's Rib joint back in fashion
IRONTON—Craig Lubovich admits owning a restaurant wouldn't have been his first choice, but the new owner of Louie's Bucket of Bones in...
July 22, 2018 - 6:10pm
July 8, 2018
Area Dining: A southern infusion is happening at Cragun's
EAST GULL LAKE—Food fusion. Seems like a funny term until you meet Wayd Lovaas, the new executive chef at Cragun's Resort in East Gull...
July 8, 2018 - 8:00am
July 1, 2018
Area Dining: Lost Lake's community outreach through pasta
A small group of do-it-yourself chefs sat salivating Wednesday. Brian Plum and Flor Molero captivated elementary aged audience members and intrigued...
July 1, 2018 - 8:00am
June 11, 2018
Community Action donates planters to Pequot Lakes
Community Action of Pequot Lakes donated bobber flower planters to the city of Pequot Lakes. "This has been in the works for over a year," said...
June 11, 2018 - 7:00am
May 31, 2018
What's Doing: Support Groups
Adoptive Parents Support Group Meets 7-9 p.m. second Thursday, Rose Room, St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Little Falls. Kim Goff (320) 749-2727. Alzheimer’s Caregiver support group 3-4 p.m. first Tuesday, Bethany Good Samaritan, Brainerd. Samantha Adams, 828-5886. American Cancer Society...
May 31, 2018 - 10:41am
April 22, 2018
Willpower, strength and determination: A personal journey to losing 100 pounds in less than a year
If anyone had asked me a year ago if I could envision myself 100 pounds lighter, I know I would have laughed at them. The idea of accomplishing...
April 22, 2018 - 6:00am
March 25, 2018
The 'hygge' trend took America by storm. Just don't try to translate it.
The Danish word "hygge" broke into American popular consciousness sometime in 2016, about the time it was shortlisted as Oxford Dictionaries'...
March 25, 2018 - 10:07am
February 20, 2018
Internet addiction test
Use this brief screening measure to help you determine if you might need to see a mental health or other social services professional to help you successfully deal with “Internet addiction.” - about 6 min to take - Instructions: This is a screening measure to help you determine...
February 20, 2018 - 2:05pm
February 13, 2018
Celebrate Valentine's Day with healthy strawberries
Consider the strawberry as a special treat this Valentine's Day. Strawberries are red, sweet and heart-shaped. They're perfect as the fruit of...
February 13, 2018 - 8:49am
February 8, 2018
Area residents take part in Super Bowl LII
Among the more than 10,000 volunteers and unknown number of security personnel in Minneapolis during Super Bowl LII festivities were lakes area...
February 8, 2018 - 5:00am
January 21, 2018
Subway tile rises to the height of farmhouse chic
It's Season 4, Episode 11 of HGTV's smash hit, "Fixer Upper," and Joanna Gaines is walking her husband, Chip, through her vision to transform...
January 21, 2018 - 10:46am
January 9, 2018
Five reasons not to diet in 2018, and what to do instead
January, a.k.a. National Dieting Month, is once again upon us. Before you sign up for another a restrictive eating plan that has been designed...
January 9, 2018 - 3:13pm