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Lightning punches hole in roof, causes fire at Wis. assisted living residence
The future of the state's rural economy is already here, and it looks a lot like southwest Minnesota
Lost hunter built fire, drank bog water to survive 3 days before rescuers pulled him from Minn. forest
Level 3 offender moving to Worthington
Ness to speak in Pipestone on quilting
Cross country: Runck, Piotter lead MLA boys past WHS at Loon Lake
Thursday prep roundup: Pipestone Area sweeps Worthington
With its quirks and acoustics, Williams Arena could give Lynx advantage in WNBA finals
Girls tennis: Pipestone Area tops Trojans, 6-1
Boys soccer: Diaz goal energizes Trojans in 5-2 win
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Polly Anna Van Der Linden
Marjorie Ann Leen
Rick "Ricky" Twait
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
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Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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April 11, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: 4 years later, daughter's death has transformed me
She would have been 4 years old yesterday. "Would haves" are the markers we have to measure the time since our second daughter, Harlynn, died....
April 11, 2017 - 7:44am
April 4, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Exposed! My toddler is living a secret double life
I recently discovered that my son leads a double life. It might sound like the premise for a spy thriller, but it turns out it's a common phenomenon...
April 4, 2017 - 8:50am
April 3, 2017
'I won't let this house own me': How a ND widow overcame husband's suicide to stay in her home
WEST FARGO—Upon the sudden and unexpected death of her husband, Callie Bahls was faced with a multitude of significant life decisions....
April 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Right recipe for rural business: Minn. baker honored for lifetime achievement
BENSON, Minn. — Here's how far and wide the fame of the Benson Bakery reaches. When Toby Johannessen's neighbor returned from a camping...
April 3, 2017 - 5:33pm
March 28, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
The other night I sat in my children's room at bedtime, in the dark, silently crying to myself. The song playing on the bedtime playlist was...
March 28, 2017 - 9:48am
March 27, 2017
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Many girls who begin going to tanning salons before they turn 16 don’t bring along friends or go alone. Instead, they tan with their mothers,...
March 27, 2017 - 2:52pm
March 17, 2017
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
SEATTLE - If you have ever wanted to rampage through a game of Monopoly like a dinosaur, you're in luck. The popular U.S. board game is changing...
March 17, 2017 - 4:03pm
March 14, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: When family's away, Dad will... clean, apparently
Before the snow started flying on Sunday, I found myself home alone for the first time in about a year. Totally alone. My wife, Emily, was in...
March 14, 2017 - 10:52am
March 7, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: The perfect parent (and it isn't me)
Recently, I left home for a five-day work trip. Normally, working from home doesn't require much travel. My client, however, was hosting a live...
March 7, 2017 - 10:17am
February 26, 2017
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
SUPERIOR, Wis.—When a meter reader discovered the bodies of Richard Ellison and Shirley Johnson four days before Christmas, they were frozen,...
February 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 21, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
My second son is active and squirrely. He doesn't like to sit still unless he doesn't want to move. And when he doesn't want to move, he is dramatically...
February 21, 2017 - 11:05am
February 4, 2017
AgweekTV: Nonbrowning apples
Neal Carter grows apples and hates that apples turn brown. So he decided to develop an apple that doesn't. They are called arctic apples. Watch...
February 4, 2017 - 8:30am
December 23, 2016
Greater Minnesota child care shortage called a crisis
RED WING -- Linda Hanisch often is the among first to know when a woman in her area is pregnant.Hanisch, director at Learning Circle in Red Wing, said parents’ hunt for child care openings typically starts in the early stages of pregnancy."If you’re a first-time parent, you should...
December 23, 2016 - 9:15pm
October 10, 2016
Five siblings, five marriages of 55 years or more
CLOQUET-- What is the secret to a long-lasting marriage? There are many books about the subject and advice abounds on the internet. Whatever the secret is, five Carlton County siblings and their spouses seem to have found it. Jerry and Lois Anderson, Dick and Winnie Anderson, Fred...
October 10, 2016 - 2:27am
September 12, 2016
Task force urged: Include moms when addressing mental health issues
DULUTH -- During a day devoted to Minnesota’s mental health needs, a St. Louis County public health nurse had a plea for a 15-member state task force: Don’t forget the moms. “Our providers can offer a safe space for women to go and seek help, rather than feeling shame, or thinking...
September 12, 2016 - 9:34pm