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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Dayton: Shouldn't take long to elect two new legislators
Lawyer: Schoen was warned sexual harassment claims could become public during potential state auditor bid
The race to replace Schoen: Bigham is in, McNamara 'strongly leaning toward' a run
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Wild about turkeys: Hunters thankful for challenges
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Harvey B. Beavers
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
November 14, 2017
Brother I didn't want becomes key to parenting success
My secret to parenting success is my 19-year-old brother. You wouldn't guess it upon meeting him, but he's a darn good babysitter, a fantastic...
November 14, 2017 - 9:55am
October 31, 2017
Try skipping the 'trunk-or-treat' events to let your kids enjoy, and learn from, the real thing
I love trunk-or-treating, the increasingly ubiquitous alternative to street-side trick-or-treating, in which local families, costumed, gather...
October 31, 2017 - 9:38am
Sleeping around (the house): Don't feel bad. Everyone's doing it.
FARGO — You meet a lot of strange characters on the journey to Sleep City. I've gotten smacked in the kidneys by the Kicking Clock and...
October 31, 2017 - 5:00am
October 17, 2017
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
I just heard another person refer to Princess Kate's "morning sickness." I am enraged on Kate's behalf for this. This is her third time dealing...
October 17, 2017 - 9:03am
October 8, 2017
Teen drivers: How to ensure their safety - and insure yourself
Wayne Cohen spends a lot of time thinking about car insurance. As the father of three sons in their teens and 20s -- the most expensive group...
October 8, 2017 - 11:02am
October 4, 2017
Mattel has a device to soothe babies. Experts are begging the company not to sell it.
Children's health and privacy advocates are petitioning toy giant Mattel not to release a kid-focused smart hub called Aristotle, which they...
October 4, 2017 - 4:18pm
September 25, 2017
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
FARGO — Our children are at their most precious as they set off for the Land of Zzz's. Mom and Dad, smiling and happy and still wearing...
September 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
Teenage suicide is extremely difficult to predict. That's why some experts are turning to machines for help.
In any given week, Ben Crotte, a behavioral health therapist at Children's Home of Cincinnati, speaks to dozens of students in need of an outlet....
September 25, 2017 - 1:48pm
September 20, 2017
'My heart is in pieces': Father makes public plea for son bullied because of medical condition
School bullies threw rocks at their young child, while calling him a monster, a freak and telling him he was ugly - all because he has a condition...
September 20, 2017 - 7:41am
September 14, 2017
Heads up: The hottest way to treat lice catches on in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS — It was the first day of school, and Mallory, a Twin Cities teacher, had a problem. A lice problem. Because of it, she couldn't go to work.
September 14, 2017 - 10:07pm
September 5, 2017
When can a child be left home alone? It depends.
Your kids are growing up so fast. They are getting smarter and more responsible, and they want more independence. It might be time to let them...
September 5, 2017 - 4:36pm
Parenting pro tips from a sort-of expert
They say it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert at something. My daughter just turned 4, which means I've been a parent for more than 35,000...
September 5, 2017 - 9:43am
August 30, 2017
An age-old quandary: How to talk about sex with your kids
"I do know how babies are made," my then-8-year-old son recently told his 13-year-old sister. She ignored him. "Mom, he really doesn't," she said. "You better tell him before he goes to camp and hears it from older kids." She was right. I had talked to him about love for years, but...
August 30, 2017 - 4:14pm
August 29, 2017
Less bickering, more bonding: How to help siblings get along
This summer, Amy Wilson bought a bunch of sporting equipment and left it casually on the lawn, hoping her children would create great summer...
August 29, 2017 - 12:27pm
August 25, 2017
How can we prevent extremism from taking hold in our kids?
Last week, a father publicly denounced his son's white nationalism. While the moment was an example of strength as the nation reeled from the...
August 25, 2017 - 8:35am