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Why the unknown motive in Las Vegas is so unsettling
Trump reportedly joked that Pence wants to see gay people 'hang,' mocked his religious beliefs
Minn. woman who beheaded man with machete ordered to 30-plus years in prison
Minn. father victim in deadly truck bomb attack in Somalia
U.S. attorney Myers to join in major announcement about fighting fentanyls
Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino fired amid corruption probe
NFL seeks compromise solution to anthem protests
Vikings QB Bridgewater cleared to practice
Turner walks off as Dodgers take 2-0 NLCS lead
VIKINGS NOTEBOOK: Griffen's sack streak stays alive
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
Gilbert D. Bahr
Phyllis Stenberg Wilcox
Linda Kay (Stern) Cable
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
Jemele Hill suspended two weeks by ESPN after tweet about Cowboys owner Jerry Jones
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Shrub with berries identified as nuisance species
More on winning the war on weeds
Commentary: It's not surprising that Eminem doesn't like Trump, but here's why his rap about him is resonating
April 11, 2017
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 4, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Exposed! My toddler is living a secret double life
I recently discovered that my son leads a double life. It might sound like the premise for a spy thriller, but it turns out it's a common phenomenon...
April 4, 2017 - 8:50am
April 3, 2017
'I won't let this house own me': How a ND widow overcame husband's suicide to stay in her home
WEST FARGO—Upon the sudden and unexpected death of her husband, Callie Bahls was faced with a multitude of significant life decisions....
April 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Right recipe for rural business: Minn. baker honored for lifetime achievement
BENSON, Minn. — Here's how far and wide the fame of the Benson Bakery reaches. When Toby Johannessen's neighbor returned from a camping...
April 3, 2017 - 5:33pm
March 28, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
The other night I sat in my children's room at bedtime, in the dark, silently crying to myself. The song playing on the bedtime playlist was...
March 28, 2017 - 9:48am
March 27, 2017
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Many girls who begin going to tanning salons before they turn 16 don’t bring along friends or go alone. Instead, they tan with their mothers,...
March 27, 2017 - 2:52pm
March 17, 2017
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
SEATTLE - If you have ever wanted to rampage through a game of Monopoly like a dinosaur, you're in luck. The popular U.S. board game is changing...
March 17, 2017 - 4:03pm
March 14, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: When family's away, Dad will... clean, apparently
Before the snow started flying on Sunday, I found myself home alone for the first time in about a year. Totally alone. My wife, Emily, was in...
March 14, 2017 - 10:52am
March 7, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: The perfect parent (and it isn't me)
Recently, I left home for a five-day work trip. Normally, working from home doesn't require much travel. My client, however, was hosting a live...
March 7, 2017 - 10:17am
February 26, 2017
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
SUPERIOR, Wis.—When a meter reader discovered the bodies of Richard Ellison and Shirley Johnson four days before Christmas, they were frozen,...
February 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 21, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
My second son is active and squirrely. He doesn't like to sit still unless he doesn't want to move. And when he doesn't want to move, he is dramatically...
February 21, 2017 - 11:05am
January 29, 2017
A hope for change: Duluth Indian Child Welfare Court aims for better outcomes for Native American families
DULUTH — Samantha Jackson balanced her 9-month-old baby, Elias, carefully on her lap inside 6th Judicial District Judge Sally Tarnowski's...
January 29, 2017 - 10:06am
December 7, 2016
St. Paul day care provider charged in infant’s car seat strangulation
NORTH ST. PAUL, Minn. — An unlicensed day care provider in North St. Paul faces manslaughter charges after an infant died while in her care. Amy Jo Englebretson, 43, was charged with one count of second-degree manslaughter following the child’s death, which occurred in August,...
December 7, 2016 - 2:01pm
November 23, 2016
How to trump political disagreements before they ruin family holiday gathering
FARGO – Scott Hennen knows the politically charged statements we’ve seen all year on social media and heard around the water cooler won’t...
November 23, 2016 - 1:40pm
December 21, 2015
Winter Family Formal scheduled
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department will host a Winter Family Formal from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE. Cost is $37, which will include admission for a parent and child along with dinner, a special picture and...
December 21, 2015 - 6:08pm