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Regions Hospital, mother reach settlement over stillborn child's remains
Minneapolis officer who fatally shot Justine Damond charged with 3rd-degree murder, manslaughter
Data: March 21, 2018
U.S. attorney: Appeal is delaying repayment to Hmong homeland fraud victims
First-degree murder charges stand: Judge upholds indictments in Duluth shooting case
Gopher hockey coach Don Lucia to step down
Kicker Kai Forbath to re-sign with Vikings
College baseball: Two sign with Minnesota West
College basketball: Bluejays already looking ahead with confidence to next season
Prep basketball: State boys tournament about to begin
Letter: Lawmaker’s bill would assist pig haulers
Letter: MNLARS fix moving forward in Minnesota House
Letter: Be sure to observe National Nutrition Month
With a perfect son, it's hard not to be 'that parent'
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Robert James Harsma
David D. Thornburg
Ronald "Ron" Schilman
Irvin R. Swanson
'Singspiration' event is Saturday night
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
Doors to a better place: After years of unrest, stability coming to group homes
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Holtrop 60th anniversary
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Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
Home and Garden
March 17, 2018
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
Q: We stopped planting impatiens four years ago because they all died, and I read of a disease becoming prevalent. Everything I read indicated...
March 17, 2018 - 8:21am
March 11, 2018
Future smart homes will have roll-up TVs, brain-wave baths
Don't worry: Technology may come and go, but some things never change. In the not-so-distant future, cars will drive themselves and men may become...
March 11, 2018 - 6:58am
March 10, 2018
Cuttings develop healthier roots in media versus water
Q: I saved several coleus plants from last summer's outdoor planters, and I've been growing them indoors this winter. I'd like to start cuttings...
March 10, 2018 - 8:32am
March 3, 2018
Area gardening programs offer something for everyone
By now, most of us who enjoy working in our yards and gardens have had our fill of winter. If you're ready for a hefty helping of spring fever,...
March 3, 2018 - 9:54am
Consider orchids for long-lasting bouquet
Q: I wanted to share a photo of the beautiful orchids my sister got our Mom for Valentine's Day. They are still looking nice in their vase of...
March 3, 2018 - 8:45am
February 25, 2018
'Energy-efficient' sunlight: How LEDs allow homeowners flexibility in their homes
FARGO — During these long winter months, Midwesterners tend to spend long hours in their home, soaking up the light when they flip on a...
February 25, 2018 - 1:58pm
February 24, 2018
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
FARGO — Gardeners experience a common conundrum. Each year seed companies fill catalogs with hot new flowers and vegetables, tempting gardeners...
February 24, 2018 - 8:22am
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
Q: I plan to grow potatoes in my garden for the first time this spring. Are there varieties that do better than others in our region? - T. Hanson,...
February 24, 2018 - 8:00am
February 17, 2018
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Q: My variegated rubber plant loses its lower leaves and just when I'm ready to throw it away, gorgeous pink leaves open on every stem during this cold, cold Fargo weather. Is there any way to keep those lower leaves from falling off? — Mary Jo McClellan, Fargo. A: Knowing a...
February 17, 2018 - 10:28am
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
In a recent column about long-lived houseplants, I invited readers to share stories about their own older-than-average plants. Houseplants become...
February 17, 2018 - 7:21am
February 10, 2018
Adding flair to cash-and-carry Valentine flowers
FARGO — Diamonds are high-priced and chocolates add calories. That's why flowers and Valentine's Day go together like Martha Stewart and...
February 10, 2018 - 11:05am
Neglected orchid blooms unexpectedly
Q: I don't have a question, but I have to share this with someone and since you know plants, it is you. Last year for Valentine's Day I received...
February 10, 2018 - 7:45am
February 6, 2018
Organization professional practicing what she preaches
SEATTLE — When we called Melissa Schmalenberger, she was drinking a cup of tea, wrapped in a cozy blanket while gazing at the Seattle skyline...
February 6, 2018 - 9:45am
February 3, 2018
How to grow your own champion tree
Wheaties might be the breakfast of champions, but it's hardly the secret formula behind our region's champion trees. Recent news reports have...
February 3, 2018 - 10:48am
January 27, 2018
Peace lily problems often soil or water-related
Q: I inherited a 10-year-old peace lily from my grandma when she passed away. I've transplanted it into a larger pot three times in the past seven years, but it's declining. Is there anything I can do? — Benay Knaany, Pittsburgh, Penn. A: The photo shows your peace lily leaves...
January 27, 2018 - 9:15am