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Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
Fox News crew 'watched in disbelief' as Montana's Greg Gianforte 'slammed' and 'punched' reporter
Opening eyes to danger on the road
Park Rapids woman serves up second helping of food stories with memoir
Celebrate 'National Wine Day' with themed cookies
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
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
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
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
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
May 22, 2017
What no one warns you about parenting
FARGO — I stared at the survey question, not sure I dared answer with the truth. "What part of parenting did no one warn you about?" it...
May 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 21, 2017
The view from the middle: Middle-class population, definition in flux
Andriana and Aleks Sethre figured they would be better off by now. At age 30, they'd followed the rule book to success: finished high school,...
May 21, 2017 - 9:00am
May 19, 2017
Need for foster parents is great in Minn.
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Each year since 1988, the month of May has drawn attention to the nation's foster care programs — from the people...
May 19, 2017 - 4:31pm
May 16, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: When Mother's Day isn't always happy
A few days ago, mothers across the US celebrated our special day, being recognized for the labor of love we call parenting. Some celebrated....
May 16, 2017 - 9:13am
May 14, 2017
Tammy Swift: Mom was no fool; she was cool
My mother turned 80 on May Day. We ushered in her octogenarian years with a surprise party featuring all the things she loves: friends, family...
May 14, 2017 - 7:16am
May 12, 2017
Homegrown Hollywood: No pain, no gain, no baby
Last week I froze my eggs. The ones in my body, not the ones in my kitchen. I always considered freezing your eggs something women did so they...
May 12, 2017 - 8:00am
May 6, 2017
Bursack: Transition from hospital to nursing home most practical move for some
Dear Carol: My 83-year-old mother has lived with my family for two years, but her Type 1 diabetes and lung problems have been worsening. She...
May 6, 2017 - 6:49am
May 2, 2017
After 35 years, Minn. native continues his search for mom and dad
RED WING, Minn. — Steven Nelson was told every year on his birthday by his mother, "I know that there's somebody else thinking about you...
May 2, 2017 - 4:51pm
Parenting Perspectives: The 'mom friends' you need to fill your bucket
We all need a certain variety of friends. People with complementary backgrounds or living situations, and people without. We need a mix of similarities...
May 2, 2017 - 6:47am
April 29, 2017
Caregiving documentary to be shown Wednesday in Willmar
WILLMAR — A free screening of "Care," a new documentary about caregiving, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Kandiyohi County...
April 29, 2017 - 7:54am
April 24, 2017
Lions to offer free vision screening for children
WILLMAR — The Willmar Noon and Willmar Nite Lions Clubs will jointly sponsor free vision screenings for children at the Kandiyohi County...
April 24, 2017 - 9:28am
April 22, 2017
Minding our Elders: Delirium and even death following physical trauma not unusual for elders
Dear Carol: My mother, who was in her early 80s, was doing well, except for arthritis and high blood pressure. Then she fell and broke her hip....
April 22, 2017 - 8:25am
April 18, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Mother and daughter share love of libraries, books
If I had to sum up my childhood in one word, that word would be "books." Yes, I had friends, family, school, parties, playtime and more, but...
April 18, 2017 - 10:43am
April 15, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Proper legal documents important for loved ones
Dear Carol: As my parents aged, we all thought that we were taking care of the legal issues necessary so that I, as Durable Power Of Attorney...
April 15, 2017 - 10:35am
April 11, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: 4 years later, daughter's death has transformed me
She would have been 4 years old yesterday. "Would haves" are the markers we have to measure the time since our second daughter, Harlynn, died....
April 11, 2017 - 7:44am