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Larger than life: Rukavina remembered for his accomplishments, big personality
Civil rights activist Gwendolyn Middlebrooks to visit Worthington Tuesday
Beekeeping class offered through Community Ed
Ellsworth adapts after loss of city hall in Tuesday fire
Effort under way to restore Cottonwood County’s historic Pat’s Grove stone house
Wild overcome adversity, earn hard-fought win over Blue Jackets
Bemidji State seals Hockey Day sweep: Driscoll, BSU blank Michigan Tech
Minnesota holds off Penn State at buzzer
Girls hockey: Trojans come close, but lose 3-2 to Minnesota River
UMD Bulldogs blank Miami once again for series sweep
Edgerton stirred up over rumors of Dollar General coming to town
Shopko closings not affecting local stores
Trump talks ag labor and trade at the American Farm Bureau Convention
Rail to Road facility may be operational by late February
PUC sets new standards for wind energy approval
Place a Business Announcement
Column: Education resources for parents
Aimlessly Navigating: Writing fulfills my childhood dream… apparently
Letter: December brings American Christmas traditions and cold
Letter: Defend the lives of the unborn, too
Letter: Time to send Grassley packing
Ann K. Petersen
Patricia "Pat" Rutgers
Mary Jo (Benson) Nelson
Resolve, revision of habits lead Murillo to healthier lifestyle
Disheveled Theologian: A history of piano lessons in 721 words
Disheveled Theologian: Light in the darkness
Hike the Wild series begins Jan. 22
Disheveled Theologian: A perspective of trust
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Elmer and Judy Brake
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
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