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April 1, 2018
Airbnb guests can book Bird Island in Placencia, Belize. Courtesy of Airbnb
Renting paradise: How to find dream lodging on Airbnb
April 1, 2018 - 7:26am
February 11, 2018
A Vintage Surfari Wagons VW van. The vehicles can seat up to five people and sleep up to four in two berths.  (Eric Fallecker)
The acceleration of #vanlife
February 11, 2018 - 10:33am
February 1, 2018
Canoe Bay Escape Village, a lakeside resort in Wisconsin, is selling and renting tiny homes to campers. Steve Niedorf-Escape RV
Wisconsin lake resort includes tiny house getaway
February 1, 2018 - 1:49pm
September 4, 2017
Lennin Kerchefski rocks in his second-story hammock to visit with bookish girlfriend Angelica Sunday at Sibley State Park. The Merrill, Wisconsin, couple enjoyed the long weekend visiting the Mall of America and then Sibley Park.
Submitted / Rand Middleton
Labor Day weekend relaxation
September 4, 2017 - 11:40am
May 30, 2017
Lindsey and Matt Lee with their girl cat named Kevin and Watkins, a cute corgi, in front of their Fargo home they flipped and sold May 12. Matt's parents will care for their dog while a friend in Dallas is watching Kevin the next 12 or so months. Dan Francis Photography
Goin' global: Fargo couple embarking on epic year-long adventure
May 30, 2017 - 9:51pm
February 11, 2017
The North Shore of Lake Superior is home to the Lutsen Mountains were adventurers can ski, hike and enjoy beautiful views. Courtesy of Explore Minnesota / Special to The Forum
Forget the tropics: Tri-state hotspots offer affordable mini-vacations
February 11, 2017 - 8:27am
February 5, 2017
People looking to travel have more options than just a tropical vacation; there’s fun to be had closer to home. Courtesy of South Dakota Department of Tourism / Special to The Forum
Forget the tropics: Tri-state hotspots offer affordable mini-vacations
February 5, 2017 - 9:08am
November 8, 2016
Villard resort owners honored
November 8, 2016 - 9:04am
May 19, 2016
A remodeled executive class suite at Fitger's Inn is roomy with an exposed brick wall, fireplace, leather upholstered sleigh bed, sleeper sofa, historical wall art, jetted whirlpool tub and a balcony overlooking Lake Superior. (COURTESY OF FITGER'S INN)
Historic Minnesota inn undergoes major transformation
May 19, 2016 - 3:05pm
April 23, 2016
Our tour vessel shared the lock with a sailboat bound for the San Blas Islands and a cargo ship squeezing through the 110-foot-wide chamber. (PHOTOS BY RAND, DONNA AND CARMEN MIDDLETON)
Reflecting on a Willmar family's miraculous trip to Panama
April 23, 2016 - 6:00am
March 16, 2016
Willmar School Board approves calendar for 2016-17
March 16, 2016 - 9:45pm
February 21, 2016
Heidi and Chris Stalboerger play with their 20-month old daughter Emilee at the family's Moorhead home. Heidi has spent weeks away from work unpaid to take care of Emilee, who has suffered from severe breathing issues. (DAVID SAMSON | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
How Minnesotans get by with no paid leave from work
February 21, 2016 - 10:03am
August 17, 2015
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 17, 2015 - 6:00am
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 17, 2014 - 10:00pm
July 11, 2014
Even on vacation, many find it difficult to disconnect from work
July 11, 2014 - 11:28pm