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Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist.
Slow down to give and receive kindness
10 hours 33 min ago
September 20, 2018
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Suzanne Nelsen listens to the guest speakers during an Aging Wisely meeting Sept. 6 at the Willmar Community Center. The topic that day was downsizing and decluttering. Upcoming areas of interest include nutrition, technology, music and Medicare.
Aging with wisdom: New initiative helps seniors age with purpose and confidence
September 20, 2018 - 7:47am
September 17, 2018
Carrie Underwood as Maria in NBC's 2013 production of "The Sound of Music Live!" MUST CREDIT: Nino Munoz, NBC
Carrie Underwood speaks out about the pain of three miscarriages
September 17, 2018 - 12:56pm
September 15, 2018
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Heidi Seiler looks Saturday at the memorial honoring the lives of those who died by suicide. The memorial was posted as part Willmar's Out of the Darkness Walk at Robbins Island. play button
Out of the Darkness: Willmar community walks for suicide prevention
September 15, 2018 - 3:56pm
September 13, 2018
Kaisy Knott sits at Starbucks in August 2017, before heading to Mexico for experimental cancer treatment. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jason Andrew
How much would you pay for one more day, one more month with someone you love?
September 13, 2018 - 5:35pm
September 10, 2018
Illustration of ADHD in a thought bubble. Photo from Flickr.com / www.amenclinics.com.  www.amenclinics.com/creative-commons-images/
ADHD numbers are rising, and scientists are trying to understand why
September 10, 2018 - 10:02pm
Firefighter Adam Schiller speaks while at Grand Forks' Station 5 on Sunday, July 22, 2018. Nick Nelson / Agweek
Farmer/firefighter's family adjusts to loss
September 10, 2018 - 7:54am
September 8, 2018
These sheep being raised at Harvest Hope Farm in north Moorhead, Minn., could hold the key for a cure for Huntington's disease. Contributed photo / Anne Adolphson of Click by Anne Photography
Moorhead family raising sheep they hope could be key to Huntington's disease cure
September 8, 2018 - 8:33am
September 6, 2018
Photo from K-State Research and Extension via Flickr. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/ksrecomm/40542895134)
Senate reaches agreement on opioids package
September 6, 2018 - 9:40pm
September 4, 2018
Claire Wineland / Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Compass
Claire Wineland, who inspired millions on YouTube chronicling her cystic fibrosis battle, dies after lung transplant
September 4, 2018 - 9:41am
August 29, 2018
Proposals sought for new Idea Fund grant cycle in Willmar
August 29, 2018 - 6:40am
August 28, 2018
More Americans die from overdoses and suicide than diabetes
August 28, 2018 - 8:02pm
August 27, 2018
How to send your child to school with a tasty lunch without turning your routine upside down.  Photo by Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post. Food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post.
How to send your child to school with a tasty lunch without turning your routine upside down
August 27, 2018 - 7:41pm
August 22, 2018
Chris Jensen nursing home in Duluth is facing some state and federal sanctions. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Neglect cited in Minnesota nursing facility death as 4 nurses failed to give CPR
August 22, 2018 - 7:43pm
August 21, 2018
The University of Maryland athletic director Damon Evans speaks at a press conference in The Hotel at the University of Maryland addressing the death of Jordan McNair, a University of Maryland offensive lineman who died following a preseason workout in College Park. McNair collapsed May 29 during a conditioning test and died two weeks later from heatstroke.  Camille Fine-USA TODAY
Commentary: Prehistoric college football coaches are killing players. It's past time to stop them.
August 21, 2018 - 3:00pm