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'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested in one of the worst unsolved crime sprees in U.S. history
Minn. man indicted on 1st- and 2nd-degree murder of sister
A Port Authority official berated and cursed at officers during a traffic stop. A dash cam was on.
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
Audio tape details NFL's concern over Trump's anthem jabs
North Carolina, Minnesota announce home-and-home football series
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
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Teeing off spring
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Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
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'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
August 30, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: Try some herbs indoors this winter
Days are shorter, nights are cooler, and it’s time to think about bringing plants in for the winter or providing winter protection. Herb gardens, like flower gardens, often have both perennial and annual plants in them.
August 30, 2017 - 7:15am
August 24, 2017
Do you know what fairy rings are? They sprout after wet weather
WASHINGTON - Have you heard of "fairy rings?" Some people respond, "Who hasn't?" while others look at you funny and wonder if it's a trick question...
August 24, 2017 - 1:29pm
August 23, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about planting fall vegetables
Fall is not the time to give up on vegetable gardening. One way to extend the season and have fresh produce is to plant those vegetables that...
August 23, 2017 - 5:11am
August 16, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
The Perennial Plant Association proudly announced that the 2017 perennial of the year is Asclepius tuberosa or butterfly weed. It is hardy in...
August 16, 2017 - 5:31am
August 9, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
If you are one of the 30 percent of the population of the U.S., or 17 million adults and 6.6 million children, who suffer from seasonal allergies,...
August 9, 2017 - 5:46am
August 2, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: One person's sport. . .
Gardeners' summer sporting events consist of more than who has the largest tomatoes! Fairs and flower shows offer competition of another sort,...
August 2, 2017 - 7:34am
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 19, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
There are many ways that invasive plants, insects and diseases can enter the state of Minnesota. The method of entry is called a pathway. Cut...
July 19, 2017 - 7:15am
July 12, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Meet the amaranths
What is one of the fastest growing weeds in your garden? At this time of year the corn is just getting knee-high, but who is that poking above...
July 12, 2017 - 7:00am
June 28, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Take a step in the right direction
A step in the right direction is into the garden for us northern gardeners with a short growing season. I could not garden early this year due...
June 28, 2017 - 7:00am
June 24, 2017
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
Q: Squirrels are stripping the bark from the trunk and branches of my three maple trees. Is there anything one can do to stop this? I can understand...
June 24, 2017 - 7:59am
June 20, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
For those who are trying to reduce the use of chemicals on their plants, there are alternatives to try. Most are not as simple as the chemicals, but can generally help lower the need for pesticides. By using some simple prevention techniques, we can help keep diseases at acceptable...
June 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 14, 2017
Beyond the crisp: A beautiful way to bake with rhubarb
FARGO — I've spoken before about the ginormous rhubarb plant in my backyard. Suffice it to say it has not shrunk in the past year or two...
June 14, 2017 - 7:30pm
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN:Tips for curbside gardening
Weeds. Mowing. I don't mind mowing until I get to the curbside. The sand and salt the plow throws on that area during the winter often leaves...
June 14, 2017 - 7:00am
June 10, 2017
How to prevent disease from attacking garden phlox
Q: I have phlox plants in my back yard and every year about this time the leaves start turning yellow from the bottom up. The tops of the plants...
June 10, 2017 - 8:01am