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Is homemade baby food healthier for infants?
Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Trump decides to skip White House press dinner
Men more at risk of cognitive impairment, death after hip fracture
Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
Gymnastics: Schramm, Henjum in state All-Around top-20
Wrestling: 18 area grapplers win section titles
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
February 1, 2013
Editorial: Game of football not always ‘super’
This is the weekend of the Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League. It is the “game,” the biggest athletic event of the year with millions tuning in via television around the world. This year’s big game has an intriguing spin with the Harbaugh brothers,...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
January 10, 2013
NFL player Junior Seau had brain disease
Junior Seau, one of the NFL's best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday. Results of an NIH study of Seau's brain revealed abnormalities...
January 10, 2013 - 7:40am
November 17, 2012
Parents need to warn children about potential dangers of social media
WILLMAR -- It's OK for parents to set limits on how much their teenagers use technology. For instance, phones can be turned off at 10 p.m. or kept out of bedrooms.
November 17, 2012 - 12:00am
December 30, 2011
Areavoices.com: New year, new you
As 2011 winds down, I reflect on the past year and its lessons, and then look forward to the new one, a clean slate. Will 2012 be my year to...
December 30, 2011 - 12:05am
December 26, 2011
Areavoices.com: Adopt a curious approach to conflict
Let's be honest. Most women are fantastic conflict avoiders. To read the rest of this story from She Leads, visit sheleads.areavoices.com.
December 26, 2011 - 12:20am
March 16, 2010
Bail set at $80K for Travis Ryks accused of shaking baby
WILLMAR -- Travis Dean Ryks, 25, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Monday on a first-degree assault charge for allegedly shaking a...
March 16, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
Man wanted on assault charge in shaken baby case
WILLMAR -- An arrest warrant has been issued for Travis Dean Ryks, 25, of Willmar, on a first-degree assault charge for allegedly shaking an...
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
November 5, 2009
Doctor, author: Stress weakens people's immune systems
WILLMAR -- It turns out your grandma was right: you really can worry yourself sick. Just ask Esther Sternberg, M.D., author of "Healing Spaces:...
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
Clichés associated with teen brain are true
WILLMAR -- Figuring out why teenagers do the things they do can be perplexing to parents. Toss in alcohol and a teen's brain can be "hijacked," said Dr.
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 4, 2008
New program helps screen young athletes for head injury
WILLMAR -- The player on the Willmar High School girls' soccer team never saw the ball coming. It hit her hard in the head but she kept on playing. Jeff Winter, the team's coach, still winces when he describes what happened next, right before halftime at a game last fall. The girl...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am