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Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
UPDATE: Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
SHIPLEY: 'It' factor is no mystery, but the Wild need to find it
China's Shao Ting getting acclimated to Lynx and hoping to make roster
Vikings likely to select a guard earlier than usual in the draft
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 19, 2017
World of Wine: Spring flavors bloom with rosé wine varietals
As the vines slowly come out of dormancy and begin breaking bud, this isn't the first activity to occur since last fall's harvest. The harvested...
April 19, 2017 - 3:14pm
Lost Italian: Guilt-free Mediterranean steak salad
Summer is just around the corner, and that means the season for shorts and swimsuits is almost here. While we love pasta and potatoes (and you...
April 19, 2017 - 10:12am
April 17, 2017
Agweek editorial: Sonny Perdue needs to be confirmed
The U.S. Senate on April 24 will take up — and is expected to confirm — Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary. Perdue, a former Georgia governor who has worked as a veterinarian and owned grain and fertilizer businesses, was the last Cabinet member nominated by President...
April 17, 2017 - 6:00am
April 16, 2017
Tammy Swift: Life as a costume character isn't all hugs and high-fives
I recently embarked on a whirlwind, multi-city tour with a big celebrity. Everywhere we went, girls screamed and boys jumped up and down in...
April 16, 2017 - 8:51am
Jon Hasuer: I deserve it
Have you ever said "Well, she got what she deserved"? We live in a world with cause and effect, and we are okay with each of us "getting what...
April 16, 2017 - 7:49am
April 15, 2017
Roxane Salonen: If God's hiddenness bears down, take heart
Growing up, I somehow missed the richness of the holy days preceding Easter. Perhaps with Grandma's house in Bismarck in our sights, our spring-break...
April 15, 2017 - 11:57am
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
Growing Together: Fun facts about Easter lilies
No plant says Easter like the lily. Behind each potted paschal plant is an interesting mix of history and culture. Lilies didn't always begin...
April 15, 2017 - 9:29am
Fielding Questions: Corn gluten meal can prevent crabgrass
Q: I purchased a product called Maize Weed Preventer at a local nursery to apply in hopes of preventing annual crabgrass seeds from sprouting...
April 15, 2017 - 8:15am
April 13, 2017
McFeely: F-M diversion judge's wife tight with Dayton
FARGO—Mark Dayton, the governor of Minnesota, doesn't like the Fargo-Moorhead diversion. Why, exactly, is unclear. Our best guess is that...
April 13, 2017 - 5:08pm
April 12, 2017
World of Wine: Thomas Jefferson's favorite wines
Thomas Jefferson's 274th birthday is tomorrow — April 13. Our country's third president was also the first unofficial sommelier for our...
April 12, 2017 - 1:28pm
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
April 11, 2017
Column: Alternatives to filling Easter baskets with candy
With Easter around the corner, baskets are filling up with candy. Sugar-packed treats are also part of the celebration for many adults. Pop...
April 11, 2017 - 10:43am
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
April 10, 2017
Supercharge your brain: 3 ways to improve focus and concentration
Researchers have found that the average person's attention was 12 seconds in 2000, but it's just 8 seconds today. The average goldfish: 9 seconds....
April 10, 2017 - 7:45am