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Douglas County Hospital patient died from medication error
Renovated central Minn. lake home saved after judge overturns ruling
Northeast Minn. school district cancels class following threats on Snapchat
Minnesota House sex harassment training criticized
Minn. hospital mistakes rise in Department of Health annual report
It's the time for big tournaments
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Olympics: Bulldogs' Rooney backstops U.S. women to shootout win over Canada, first gold since 1998
Mason sparks Gophers as they end nine-game losing streak
College men's basketball: Banged-up Bluejays fall to St. Cloud Tech
How wine tastings transport you
Column: Main goal of hospice -- monitor symptoms, maintain comfort
Column: Biodiesel gives the region a boost
Column: Keeping southwest Minnesota a vibrant place to live
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Esther Zavala de Adame
Gerald "Jerry" Roetzel
Hazel May Jackson
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
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Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
July 11, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: A 1970s summer is within reach
This is my first summer at home full time with my school-aged children, and so far, I'm loving it more than I even imagined. True, we've tackled...
July 11, 2017 - 9:14am
July 8, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Pain medication for older patients must be carefully chosen and closely monitored
Dear Carol: My dad has Alzheimer's. Recently, he had a bad fall and needed to be hospitalized. Dad was given Dilaudid for pain, but the drug...
July 8, 2017 - 8:13am
July 4, 2017
Life as a parent: Wonderful, terrible and just downright conflicted
If I had to sum up in one word what it feels like to be a parent — the day-to-day reality of parenthood — I'd say conflicted. You...
July 4, 2017 - 7:07am
June 27, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OK, so we have enough chicken nuggets for Callie for a while. Did I check the ketchup? We have ketchup. When is that person's birthday? What...
June 27, 2017 - 9:52am
June 20, 2017
Our daughter's letter from the FBI: When a child really loses a tooth
Little Miss is at the age where missing teeth are a regular occurrence around our home. Her fourth tooth in nine months came out the other...
June 20, 2017 - 11:02am
June 18, 2017
'Today is today and I love you': From Madagascar to Duluth, couple’s love endures for seven decades
Arndt Braaten was never one to make impulsive decisions. When he was confirmed into the Lutheran church, for example, the 13-year-old saw it...
June 18, 2017 - 6:00am
June 16, 2017
Running to remember: Friends, family enter Grandma’s in tribute to Morgan Long
DULUTH — Morgan Long loved the color purple, butterflies and Converse tennis shoes. "Fifteen at least," said her friend Anissa Jones about...
June 16, 2017 - 6:00am
June 6, 2017
How do you keep a family together after a divorce?
For years, I was under the impression that my husband and I had cultivated the near-perfect marriage, the two of us like His and Her Majesty,...
June 6, 2017 - 2:03pm
May 30, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Alone in the woods, Dad finds new appreciation of home
I wasn't more than 10 minutes into my first solo canoe trip to the Boundary Waters when an old, familiar emotion took hold. I hadn't felt it...
May 30, 2017 - 11:23am
May 26, 2017
Jessica Runck: Women feel enough guilt without judgement over infertility
Hi Katie. It's me, Jessica. I'm the woman whose article about infertility you responded to in a letter entitled, "A strong faith is all you need...
May 26, 2017 - 6:01am
May 22, 2017
What no one warns you about parenting
FARGO — I stared at the survey question, not sure I dared answer with the truth. "What part of parenting did no one warn you about?" it...
May 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 21, 2017
The view from the middle: Middle-class population, definition in flux
Andriana and Aleks Sethre figured they would be better off by now. At age 30, they'd followed the rule book to success: finished high school,...
May 21, 2017 - 9:00am
May 16, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: When Mother's Day isn't always happy
A few days ago, mothers across the US celebrated our special day, being recognized for the labor of love we call parenting. Some celebrated....
May 16, 2017 - 9:13am
May 14, 2017
Tammy Swift: Mom was no fool; she was cool
My mother turned 80 on May Day. We ushered in her octogenarian years with a surprise party featuring all the things she loves: friends, family...
May 14, 2017 - 7:16am
May 12, 2017
Homegrown Hollywood: No pain, no gain, no baby
Last week I froze my eggs. The ones in my body, not the ones in my kitchen. I always considered freezing your eggs something women did so they...
May 12, 2017 - 8:00am