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Woman charged with felonies in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina, sheriff says
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St. Paul woman rescued via Facebook after sending selfie during domestic assault
City of Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments
Minn. Rep. Ellison blasts Trump, but says Democrats have a lot of work to do
Matt Cullen returning to Minnesota for 20th NHL season
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PATT RALL COLUMN: What a wide variety of activities
CNN commentator Jeffrey Lord tweeted a Nazi salute. He was fired immediately.
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An infamous day in American history
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tournament put undue pressure on Stump Lake
Try a new twist on zucchini with 'zoodles'
July 26, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: If only a wall worked in the garden
Alien invaders are coming to our Minnesota yards and gardens. Some have been found in the Metro only; others have been found nearby; some are...
July 26, 2017 - 5:47am
July 25, 2017
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
After a (long, long) 30-month stint in an apartment, we're finally home. More than two years ago, we sold our home without listing it and moved...
July 25, 2017 - 10:33am
July 24, 2017
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Confession: I've watched more than one Hallmark Christmas movie this past week. I never knew they had a Christmas in July movie extravaganza!...
July 24, 2017 - 9:20am
July 22, 2017
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
Has your mid-summer water bill skyrocketed from keeping flowerbeds and gardens well-moistened? Gardeners easily rationalize the expense. We don't...
July 22, 2017 - 9:34am
Yellow-flowered street-side plant identified
Q: What can you tell me about the tiny yellow flowers that I'm seeing this year? They're low-growing and smell so nice. I see them along the...
July 22, 2017 - 7:35am
July 19, 2017
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
The recent heat wave has had us looking for refreshing ways to cool down, and one of my favorite means to unwind and beat the summer heat is...
July 19, 2017 - 10:08am
July 16, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: As promised, more books to read this summer
Today reminds me of a summer day in New York—100 percent humidity and high 90s to 100 degrees—Yuk!
July 16, 2017 - 7:15am
July 15, 2017
Growing Together: Pulling yard and garden through dry times
Do certain years stand out in your gardening memory? For me, the drought of 1976 is still fresh in mind, because we struggled so hard to keep...
July 15, 2017 - 9:17am
Leaf cut-outs from beneficial insect won't harm rosebush
Q: I never see any insects on my rose bushes, but find damage to the leaves as pictured, with neat circular cut-outs. I've tried a systemic insecticide,...
July 15, 2017 - 8:01am
July 12, 2017
Watermelon has a diverse history, can be used many ways in the kitchen
In the U.S., watermelon seems to be the quintessential fruit of the season. It wasn't until I spent a summer in San Francisco about six years...
July 12, 2017 - 11:57am
Lost Italian: Coconut pancakes add delicious twist to breakfast
We love pancakes and have enjoyed them in both sweet and savory varieties. We also love coconut, whether it's in cookies, bars, pies or just...
July 12, 2017 - 9:48am
July 11, 2017
Column: Get kids involved in the kitchen, garden
Multiple studies show that the more children are involved with their diet, the healthier they eat. The process of experiencing planting a seed,...
July 11, 2017 - 10:42am
Parenting Perspectives: A 1970s summer is within reach
This is my first summer at home full time with my school-aged children, and so far, I'm loving it more than I even imagined. True, we've tackled...
July 11, 2017 - 9:14am
July 10, 2017
Make a plan to find your way back to joy
FARGO — I came across a wonderful quote from the online newsletter Elephant Journal. Happiness is the new rich. Inner peace is the new...
July 10, 2017 - 7:35am
July 9, 2017
AstroBob: Iridium satellites keep fireworks coming -- but not forever
The crackle of firecrackers and thump of cannons echoed through the neighborhood on July 4. But a whole different kind of fireworks was happening...
July 9, 2017 - 5:37pm