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Stillwater police fatally shoot reportedly suicidal man armed with knife
Data: Nov. 22, 2018
Shot last Thanksgiving, Minnesota store clerk thankful to be alive thanks to advances in care
Northwest Minnesota county to try GPS to keep track of vulnerable people
From cheese pizza to doughnuts and — yes — turkey, kids plan Thanksgiving dinner
Wild turn back Senators’ rally for 6-4 win
Harris, Millsap lead Nuggets past T-wolves
Minnesota nips Washington to win Vancouver basketball event
Vikings' Cousins focusing on positive after shaky game
Family comes first in Okposo's return from injury
In a reversal, Facebook's Sandberg says she heard about hiring of political consultancy
Annual Fish House Parade keeps holiday revelers close to home in Aitkin
Pearson’s Candy locally owned again: Minneapolis firm acquires 109-year-old maker of the Salted Nut Roll
A big dig
Congolese ambassador to visit Worthington later this month
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Column: Iowans — and all Americans — should give thanks while remembering others
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Shaw: Three Stooges films continue to deliver
Bursack: Don't let holidays make life changes more difficult
Dr. Joseph R. Thul
Geneva "Gene" Zick
Evelyn Ankrum Herder
Orville K. Berkness
Judith Ann Huffman
Attitude of gratitude: Arlene Joens has reasons to be thankful after overcoming adversity
Romaine lettuce is not safe to eat, CDC warns US consumers
How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving
How to tactfully take over the family Thanksgiving meal without ruining a tradition-filled holiday
After three years, Duluth nurse becomes a match for leukemia patient, donates bone marrow
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McCready family -- five generations
Aubrey Jade Pass
McCready family -- five generations
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
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October 16, 2018
Willmar's trishaw fleet part of a rural Minnesota first
WILLMAR, Minn. — The weather was brisk but Mary Frick was all smiles as she stepped off a trishaw after a quick spin down the sidewalk...
October 16, 2018 - 7:00am
September 30, 2018
Commentary: Maybe growing old isn't what I used to think it was
When I was a young kid, my grandma Edith would take us to town. I would ride in the back seat on the blue velvety cloth seats of her sedan, my...
September 30, 2018 - 9:49am
September 22, 2018
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
Dear Carol: My mom's lived with me for three years. I'm single and have a demanding job but I've made time for Mom's medical appointments and...
September 22, 2018 - 5:58am
March 28, 2018
Can drinking wine help you live longer?
FARGO — Because I'm on the threshold of being at the beginning of a "ripe old age" and wanting more years, I'm attracted to anything credible...
March 28, 2018 - 6:45am
February 3, 2018
Aging workforce highlights workplace safety: Companies need to adapt as more employees stay on the job past 65
DULUTH—The wave of baby boomers leaving the workforce is cresting as the largest generation of American workers continues to reach retirement...
February 3, 2018 - 9:47am
May 7, 2017
Small home, large life: 55 and older residents minimize to live bigger
MOORHEAD, Minn. — More than ever for homes, one size does not fit all. Some builders, like Jason Eid, customize models to meet the demands...
May 7, 2017 - 7:59am
April 17, 2017
As people age, the factors that drive depression may shift
Different types of problems are most likely to afflict people at different times of life, so common risk factors for depression change over the...
April 17, 2017 - 7:00am
May 25, 2016
She was Minnesota’s last survivor of orphan trains: Abused and never adopted, she lived 101 years to tell her story
SLEEPY EYE — It was June 29, 1917, when orphan A-20913 arrived at the Milwaukee Road Depot train station in downtown Minneapolis. A 2-year-old...
May 25, 2016 - 8:40pm
May 2, 2016
Caregiving film series starts tonight at CAL
WORTHINGTON — Worthington’s Center for Active Living is offering a three-part series addressing caregiving. The first film in the series, “Caring for Mom & Dad,” produced by PBS, will be shown at 5:30 p.m. today at the CAL, 211 11th St. According to PBS promotional materials,...
May 2, 2016 - 8:43pm
March 6, 2016
‘Age-Friendly Communities’ grant of $100,000 to benefit region
WORTHINGTON — Aging in place — that is, staying in one’s longtime home or in the same town where a person has existing friends and support systems — is the goal of many seniors. Awareness of that goal led the Hutchinson-based Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) to ask Wilder...
March 6, 2016 - 7:23pm
January 5, 2016
Schomacker, Weber to host listening sessions
LUVERNE — Minnesota House Aging and Long Term Care Policy Chairman Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, and State Senator Bill Weber, R-Luverne, are hosting two listening sessions to discuss Minnesota’s historic nursing home funding and reform law and to learn about its local impacts. The...
January 5, 2016 - 8:22pm
January 3, 2016
Minnesota’s retirement population is about to explode. Are we ready?
ST. PAUL — By some standards — in particular, those of AARP — Minnesota is the best place to retire in the country. Soon we’ll get the chance to put that distinction to the test: The “Roaring Twenties” of the 20th century will become the “Retiring Twenties” of the...
January 3, 2016 - 7:48pm
September 25, 2015
Get active physically, mentally and socially
WORTHINGTON — The Center for Active Living will take part in an international promotion called Active Aging Week. The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) is promoting the endeavor. CAL Director Kris Hohensee has planned special activities for each day next week. “This...
September 25, 2015 - 9:23pm
August 6, 2015
Getting grayer: Minnesota lawmakers’ median age is a decade older than it was 20 years ago
ST. PAUL -- Slowly and with little notice, the Minnesota Legislature has been graying. This year, the median age of House members is 54, according to a Pioneer Press analysis. The median age of senators is 55. Twenty years ago, the median age for both was nearly a decade younger....
August 6, 2015 - 8:47pm
May 10, 2015
Aging at work
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — At 78, Mary Lou Kurtyka wants to keep working. But she says she doesn’t need the money. Instead, her job greeting...
May 10, 2015 - 8:07pm