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U.S. forces kill 7 suspected al-Qaida militants in new Yemen raid
An Alaska man tried to take his life. But the bullet passed through him and killed his girlfriend.
Man fires 5 to 7 shots at another vehicle on Minnesota interstate
Tomi Lahren lands new gig at pro-Trump advocacy group
Essay: I was at the Ariana Grande concert where a bomb exploded
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Dr. Richard Clausen
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
July 4, 2011
In a pickle for dinner? How about a Dilled Chicken Avocado Melt?
Many summers ago, while living in our first house on an all-American kind of street, it was not uncommon for neighbors to gather for an evening...
July 4, 2011 - 12:00am
June 27, 2011
Slice 'em , bake 'em and eat 'em
It was one of those rare times in my days as a young mother when my infant son was finally taking one of his quick catnaps at the same time his...
June 27, 2011 - 12:00am
June 20, 2011
The good life: Falafel one of many family-friendly recipes in new cookbook
Over the last several years I've become much more interested in knowing how and where the food I cook and serve is grown and who was involved...
June 20, 2011 - 12:00am
June 13, 2011
If life gives you lemons ... just add honey and herbs to make a refreshing summer drink
"Did I just get a piece of basil in my mouth?" My husband had taken a big gulp from the glass of iced Lemon, Honey and Herbs Cooler I had poured...
June 13, 2011 - 12:00am
June 6, 2011
Stalking rhubarb: A dreamy dessert just in time for summer
How many rhubarb pies, cobblers and crisps can a person eat? At my house, it would be quite a lot, actually. How can anyone get enough of those...
June 6, 2011 - 12:00am
May 30, 2011
Asparagus Spears Baked in Creamy Parmesan Sauce
Waiting for the first delectable spears of asparagus to break through the soil in the spring takes patience. For days, I rushed out to the weedy...
May 30, 2011 - 12:00am
May 23, 2011
Chives add color and flavor to scones
On a cloudy, gray day in early spring, a friend handed me a small plastic bag with a moist paper towel inside. As I opened the bag, a familiar...
May 23, 2011 - 12:00am
May 16, 2011
Hazelnut Torte with Strawberries and Vanilla Cream
I was watching an old rerun of the Food Network's Barefoot Contessa the other day. Ina Garten whipped up a soft and fluffy angel food cake, making...
May 16, 2011 - 6:35am
May 9, 2011
Light the grill for dinner on a stick
Early in our marriage, when there was little extra money for babysitters and date nights, my husband and I began hosting casual meals for our...
May 9, 2011 - 12:00am
May 2, 2011
Orzo: The all-purpose pasta
If you've had an opportunity to peruse the grocery store shelves packed with boxes and bags of all sorts of pasta, there is a good chance your...
May 2, 2011 - 12:00am
April 25, 2011
Scandinavian delights ... all in one book
I've often wished I could find one cookbook that would hold all of the traditional Hungarian recipes my grandma and my mom used to make. How...
April 25, 2011 - 12:00am
April 18, 2011
Monte Cristo is the sandwich of choice
It wasn't the recipes that got me excited when I turned the pages of "Minnesota Lunch: From Pasties to Banh Mi," a new book edited by James Norton...
April 18, 2011 - 12:00am
April 11, 2011
Tropical Mini-Bundt Cakes feature the fresh taste of mangoes
As much as I try to eat foods that are as local as possible, there are some edibles from faraway places that I just don't want to be without....
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
April 4, 2011
From bog to bowl: Watercress inspires creamy soup
Watercress often goes unnoticed in the produce department at the grocery store, maybe because there's usually not much of it. Its scarcity could...
April 4, 2011 - 12:00am
March 28, 2011
Spring chicken? Yes!
I can remember sitting in front of the television set with my dad when Shirley Temple, the famous, cute little dimpled and curly-haired child...
March 28, 2011 - 12:00am