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Update: 1 child dead, 1 missing in St. Paul park landslide
Oklahoma tornado damage could top $2 billion
Tax break could make Mall of America bigger
Gov. Dayton signs $15.7B education bill
Coverage: Stories and video of the F5 tornado that hit Moore, Okla. and the recovery
Lynx hungry after WNBA finals loss
Stingers notebook: Willmar adds 11 to complete opening day roster
Boys tennis: Fergus blanks NLS
Prep golf: All-Conference teams
Girls golf: Section 5A-South
Paddle Theatre will take its audience on a river ride (video)
Spring comic fest set at Minnesota State Fairgrounds
Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
Video shows Reese Witherspoon's arrest in Atlanta
Twilight' actor part of Red Lake youth conference
Council member Ahmann fails to sway votes on Willmar Council for policy to address business closings
Bids awarded for $2.1 million renovation of Rice Hospital medical imaging department
Renville, Minn., sugar co-op reports improving water quality compliance
Counties gain financial aid and get tax break with new legislation
Schmoll to step down as executive director of Safe Avenues in Willmar, Minn.
Plan to enjoy your child's graduation party
Schoer — Henkel
Tulibaski — Holwerda
Polzin — Peters
Johnson — Lu
Kevin L. Alinder June 27, 1954 - May 21, 2013
James M. Kjolsing July 10, 1949 - May 21, 2013
Luella Stamp April 15, 1912 - May 21, 2013
John A. Novotny Jr. Dec. 14, 1929 - May 19, 2013
Stanley G. Gatewood
Editorial: Report on city shows problems, challenges
Editorial: Be safe on this Memorial Weekend
Editorial: Wow is the word for new Viking stadium plan
Editorial: Good luck and safe fishing this weekend
Letter: Tribune editorial on Ahmann was naive
Be trendy, eat leafy in the new year
It's always interesting to read the onslaught of food trend reports as each new year begins. According to the Hartman Group's annual "Looking Ahead: Food Culture" report, we can expect...
Mon, Jan 16, 2012 - 12:00am
Darling clementines make flavor-bursting scones
For days, I've been making trips into the chilly garage to replenish the bowl of clementines that has been decorating my dining table. Before Christmas, I decided a small mesh-covered...
Mon, Jan 09, 2012 - 12:00am
Resolving to eat some Yellow Pea Soup
It's clear the time for resolutions is here. As I lay on the couch recovering from the stomach flu just a couple of days after Christmas, I saw advertising for...
Mon, Jan 02, 2012 - 12:00am
Glorious, decadent ricotta made in your own kitchen
I found myself giggling as I stood at my stove. I was using the end of my candy thermometer to stir a mixture of milk and cream in my heavy,...
Mon, Dec 26, 2011 - 12:00am
Freezer Eggnog French Toast is a no-mess, no-stress dish
Years ago, at a holiday gathering I attended, I overheard the hostess in conversation with one of her guests. As the Christmas-sweater-clad woman ladled thick, frothy homemade eggnog from a...
Mon, Dec 19, 2011 - 12:00am
My favorite food of 2011? Cioccolatissimo, hands down
What was the absolute favorite thing you ate in 2011? When Amy Ephron, publisher of an online food magazine called "One for the Table," asked me that question, I didn't...
Mon, Dec 12, 2011 - 12:00am
Holiday Hot Mocha: Heat, sip and be merry
Some of the best times during the holiday season come when friends gather together to share food, play games, sing carols, nibble sweet Christmas treats and sip on special beverages...
Mon, Dec 05, 2011 - 12:00am
Easy holiday entertaining with Baked Stuffed Brie
How easy can holiday entertaining be? Extremely easy when someone else plans the menu, provides tried and true recipes complete with tips for success, and offers suggestions for wine and...
Mon, Nov 28, 2011 - 12:00am
Let the holiday baking begin
The day after Thanksgiving, when many people have shopping in mind, I enjoy a relaxing day of holiday baking. I sleep in that morning. As I sip my first mug...
Mon, Nov 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Biscuits that everyone can enjoy
When I was growing up in a suburban neighborhood of St. Paul, Minn., we had neighbors who didn't eat meat. The couple had a black-haired little girl with dark brown...
Mon, Nov 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Shoogie Dadders? From silly sayings to chewy cookies
One sunshiny day last summer during a car ride with a few of my grandchildren, we all got a little silly. We'd just made a stop at the local chocolate...
Mon, Nov 07, 2011 - 12:00am
Caramel Apple Bundt Cake satisfies my apple fix
The sweet smells of fresh-pressed apple cider and warm cinnamon-spiced apple doughnuts are fall pleasures that I must experience every year. My favorite season of the year would not be...
Mon, Oct 31, 2011 - 12:00am
Take the chill out with Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
Fall is slowly settling in. As I write, the sky is charcoal gray with ribbons of white bleeding into the darkness. The sun poked through a break in the clouds...
Mon, Oct 24, 2011 - 12:00am
Takin' it slow: Slow Cooker Pork Chops and Kraut
Every time I pull my slow cooker out of the hall closet, I lament my decision to give up my old crock pot. When I got married, the Rival Crockpot,...
Mon, Oct 17, 2011 - 12:00am
It's a pasta impostor: Spaghetti squash takes the spotlight in soup
Hard-skinned winter squash is at its best right now. I enjoy browsing through the farmers markets and picking my way through bins at the grocery stores, admiring the unique shapes...
Mon, Oct 10, 2011 - 12:00am