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We asked readers to weigh in on their favorite commercials and jingles over the years. And many of you had the same handful of answers, "Back Then" columnist Tracy Briggs says.
When you only have 3 or 4 stations, you tend to hear the same commercials over and over again, and boy do we remember them. "Back Then" columnist Tracy Briggs wants to know your favorites.
From the "11 CDs for one penny!" marketing of the Columbia House Record Club to today's slick "Just click to subscribe" trickery, columnist Tammy Swift struggles to navigate the complex world of auto-renewals, free trial periods and digital subscriptions.
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says there are several options on the market, but it's important to pay attention to the details to find the right device for a loved one.

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A graduate of Brainerd High School and The Juilliard School in New York City penned a memoir published last month about growing up in Brainerd, his time as a Hollywood actor and his later work collaborating with luminaries Marlon Brando and Gregory Peck in their final years.
Former Rochester resident Elli Rowe played an original song in front of the celebrity judges in Nashville.
The position at Alpha News is full-time, said the Worthington, Minnesota, native, and will also include weekly podcasts and town halls with crime victims.
Bob Kroll retired in January 2021, four months earlier than he initially planned, citing the impact of his job on his family.
The St. Paul native was a counselor to troubled children before he got his start in comedy when he won first place in the Midwest Comedy Competition in 1981, according to Deadline.
The cause of Saget's death was unclear. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use, the department said.

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Ian Grant's "Culture Quest" debuts on public television this month.
'Impeachment: American Crime Story' delves into the stories behind the political theater, following the women who were actively involved in — or involuntarily pulled into — the mammoth Republican effort to eject President Bill Clinton from the Oval Office.
The syndicated TV program (all reruns) will still be carried in neighboring states, but not in South Dakota, after declines in viewership for the once-popular music variety show.

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