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Willmar Integration Center coffee encourages communication
Photos with Santa raises funds for The Wolfe Center
ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
Greater Bemidji to host public listening session on sports commission
New Chamber President Pfaff sees opportunity in Bemidji’s future
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
For Vikings, NFC North title is just the start: 'We're not finished'
Terror threats unsettle small-town hoops tourney
McFeely: Teddy Time brings down the house at U.S. Bank Stadium
Vikings clinch NFC North title with big win over Bengals
Scott Trevor Petersen
William (Bill) Robert Lamb
Thomas M. Gates
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
GENERATIONS: Tony Nicholson: An old-fashioned boy's Christmas
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Inside and out
Around the Arts, December 17
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
BSO celebrates the season
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
Snowy owls head south
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Trout Unlimited to hold fly-tying class Dec. 14
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time for common sense in our country
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: When the lake is frozen over
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City seeking members for Sanford Center board, subcommittees
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
August 8, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: A 3-week check on our daycare adjustment
You want a deliberate, suitably slow lesson in patience? Take my two-year-old for a walk. Please. I was under the false impression that after...
August 8, 2017 - 8:40am
August 4, 2017
Duluth family seeks help after sister's sudden death
DULUTH — A Duluth family is asking for the community's help after a family member died suddenly with no savings to pay for funeral expenses....
August 4, 2017 - 7:07pm
August 1, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Despite failings, we made it to 4
My daughter woke up on the morning of her fourth birthday and demanded a bath. I filled the tub. She got in and reclined on the bath pillow,...
August 1, 2017 - 8:34am
July 26, 2017
NYPD officer was killed in 2014. His wife just gave birth to their daughter.
Many people saw Pei Xia Chen for the first time at one of her most difficult moments. In December 2014, her husband, New York City police officer...
July 26, 2017 - 12:13pm
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 18, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: A moment of Zen amid our Summer of Yeehaw
Right around the beginning of the summer our 2-year-old, Anton, began delighting us with a new phrase. While riding his trike or swinging in...
July 18, 2017 - 9:14am
July 11, 2017
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 8, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Pain medication for older patients must be carefully chosen and closely monitored
Dear Carol: My dad has Alzheimer's. Recently, he had a bad fall and needed to be hospitalized. Dad was given Dilaudid for pain, but the drug...
July 8, 2017 - 8:13am
July 4, 2017
Life as a parent: Wonderful, terrible and just downright conflicted
If I had to sum up in one word what it feels like to be a parent — the day-to-day reality of parenthood — I'd say conflicted. You...
July 4, 2017 - 7:07am
June 27, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OK, so we have enough chicken nuggets for Callie for a while. Did I check the ketchup? We have ketchup. When is that person's birthday? What...
June 27, 2017 - 9:52am
June 20, 2017
Our daughter's letter from the FBI: When a child really loses a tooth
Little Miss is at the age where missing teeth are a regular occurrence around our home. Her fourth tooth in nine months came out the other...
June 20, 2017 - 11:02am
June 18, 2017
'Today is today and I love you': From Madagascar to Duluth, couple’s love endures for seven decades
Arndt Braaten was never one to make impulsive decisions. When he was confirmed into the Lutheran church, for example, the 13-year-old saw it...
June 18, 2017 - 6:00am
June 16, 2017
Running to remember: Friends, family enter Grandma’s in tribute to Morgan Long
DULUTH — Morgan Long loved the color purple, butterflies and Converse tennis shoes. "Fifteen at least," said her friend Anissa Jones about...
June 16, 2017 - 6:00am
June 6, 2017
How do you keep a family together after a divorce?
For years, I was under the impression that my husband and I had cultivated the near-perfect marriage, the two of us like His and Her Majesty,...
June 6, 2017 - 2:03pm
June 4, 2017
Minnow matriarch: For 36 years, Sue Chalstrom always kept her fishing customers happy
DULUTH, Minn. — Those early days owning a bait shop were touch-and-go for Sue Chalstrom. She and her husband, John, had just bought their...
June 4, 2017 - 3:15pm