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Officer asks 16-year-old robbery suspect if he knows person in surveillance photo. 'That's me,' he says, then gets arrested
Man who shot, wounded officer while on 6-day meth binge gets 20 years
Walmart to ban woman who told customer to 'go back to Mexico,' called another the n-word
Charges: Worker secretly recorded women in bathroom of Minnesota restaurant
‘I didn’t want to shoot her in the head...just…scare her,’ ex-husband testifies
NFL eases celebration rules. One player already planning a TD party
Murphy: Michael Floyd the fresh face of old news at Vikings camp
Twins tighten grip on first place, sweep Orioles
WCT Sports Show: Softball playoff predictions
WCT Sports Show: BOLD, NLS among baseball hopefuls
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
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
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Alpha G. Finden
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
May 10, 2017
Hoops on Hops: Beer tourism a growing trend on all levels
DULUTH — As we head into summer, now is a perfect time to talk about the growing popularity of beer tourism. Duluth is a destination for...
May 10, 2017 - 8:30am
April 26, 2017
Hoops on Hops: Techniques bring out the best in barrel-aged beer
One of my favorite things to do in the brewery is to age beer on wood. Fermentation of beer in wood vessels was done for centuries, but the inside...
April 26, 2017 - 6:44pm
Cooking with items straight from Mother Nature can be a holistic dining experience
DULUTH, Minn. — While growing vegetables and raising animals for food is a rewarding process, I find foraging to be more holistic. Consuming...
April 26, 2017 - 12:56pm
April 12, 2017
HOOPS ON HOPS: Spring beers to try
I like change-of-season beers to innovate and create approachable beers. Many breweries embrace the transitions of the season to showcase their...
April 12, 2017 - 9:54am
March 22, 2017
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Here are some of my favorite books about my favorite subject: beer. While there is almost unlimited information online, I still like holding...
March 22, 2017 - 8:08am
February 21, 2017
BANDA: Reshaping soul food's identity
DULUTH — "Soul food" is a term derived from the 1960s and the Black Power movement. It reflects the traditional foods — like collard...
February 21, 2017 - 4:23pm
February 6, 2017
Slow cooker appetizers for munchie moods
Sometimes finger food is the best type of food. Whether indulging in appetizers for happy hour celebrations, sports games or as a creative side...
February 6, 2017 - 8:03am
January 8, 2017
See what's cooking in the 2017 Flavor Forecast
Since 2000, McCormick & Co. has been unveiling its Flavor Forecast list for the new year. The trends and ingredients list is created by a team...
January 8, 2017 - 10:45pm
November 17, 2016
In Belgian lab, scientists search for 'perfect' beer yeast
LEUVEN, Belgium — Belgium famously produces hundreds of different beers, but that is nothing compared to the varieties of yeast used to...
November 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
March 25, 2014
Supporting local food from your kitchen
Regional organic farmers report they are heading into spring greenhouse planting this month, and though those teasing March freeze-thaw cycles...
March 25, 2014 - 9:40am
August 27, 2012
Start your day with a good (and fun) breakfast
The fresh fragrance of fall has greeted my nose as my golden retriever, Gracie, and I have been out for our brisk morning walks together. It's...
August 27, 2012 - 12:00am
August 20, 2012
This dish really stacks up
For Midwesterners who love to eat food fresh from the garden, this is the best time of year. Local gardens are teaming with bright heavy tomatoes,...
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 13, 2012
Feed your inner child with Layered Ice Cream Crunch Cake
Last summer when I was spending time with my young granddaughter, the ice cream truck rolled down the street. We could hear the lilting, clearly...
August 13, 2012 - 9:09am
August 6, 2012
Pakora: India's version of onion rings
When my husband and I travel, we find our stops seem to be all about food. One of our favorite activities when we get out of town is exploring...
August 6, 2012 - 12:00am
July 30, 2012
That's some stinkin' good garlic sauce
I've been to wine tasting parties, cheese tastings and olive oil tastings, but a garlic tasting party? Never. When veteran gardener Carol Schmidt...
July 30, 2012 - 12:00am