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The unlikely reason Americans are shopping at Target again
Abortion after-care costs driven up by scarcity of nearby clinics, new study finds
Horse breeding in Minnesota is a high-risk, high-reward business
Woman charged with felonies in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina, sheriff says
A Wisconsin man accidentally shot himself in the heart with a nail gun--and lived to tell about it
ESPN apologizes after white anchor drafts black NFL player in live, on-air fantasy football auction
Matt Cullen returning to Minnesota for 20th NHL season
U of M leaders followed rules during football sex assault investigation, review finds
Indians hit five homers in taking first of three-game series with Twins in battle for division
BHS fall trap shooting registration open
Michael Aaron Johnson
Isabelle "Bug" J. Thompson
Patsy Jane Beaulieu
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 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
Minnesota's $310M insurance relief plan on track to cost half as much
ST. PAUL — Minnesota taxpayers are getting a happy surprise: An expensive new state program is coming in massively under budget. The program in question is a $310 million plan to give 25 percent rebates to eligible Minnesotans' health insurance premiums. It was passed in January...
July 9, 2017 - 10:55pm
Republicans voice growing doubts on health care bill's fate
WASHINGTON — Republicans expressed increasing pessimism on Sunday, July 9, about the prospects for the health care bill in the U.S. Senate...
July 9, 2017 - 5:02pm
Gym-less workouts: How to exercise with little space and equipment
FARGO — With busy summer weekends filled with frequent out-of-town jaunts, fitness class schedules can seem so inconvenient. A lack of...
July 9, 2017 - 8:15am
Loss, service, patriotism, resistance: Veterans' tattoos speak loudly
SEATTLE — The American flag, when borne on the shoulder patch of an active-duty soldier, is supposed to be reversed, says Timothy Mangolds....
July 9, 2017 - 7:00am
July 8, 2017
North Dakota's methadone clinics quickly gaining patients
FARGO — A year ago, there were no clinics in North Dakota offering methadone treatment for people trying to kick addictions to opioids, such as heroin and fentanyl. Now there are three, and patient numbers continue to grow. Community Medical Services (CMS) opened the state's...
July 8, 2017 - 8:43pm
Like it or not, broccoli is good for you
Turns out our mothers may have been onto something when they told us to eat our vegetables — especially our broccoli.
July 8, 2017 - 11:45am
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 7, 2017
Civility reigns at Detroit Lakes health care forum, but nursing homes fear survival under GOP plan
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — It's a sign of the times that a Detroit Lakes police officer stood in front of a Holiday Inn banquet room Thursday...
July 7, 2017 - 5:21pm
FOMO: What we're missing when we're worrying about missing out
FARGO — Phone in hand, we scroll through our social media feeds to find 50 things to do this weekend. Frantically, we click "interested"...
July 7, 2017 - 11:14am
July 5, 2017
Grant focuses on expanding rural health care with nurse practitioners
Nurse practitioner students at the College of St. Scholastica will have more opportunities to train in rural communities, thanks to a $1.4 million federal grant. "Our ultimate goal, of course, is to reduce the health disparities of those who are living in rural areas, or underserved...
July 5, 2017 - 6:00am
July 3, 2017
Therapy animals are everywhere, but proof that they help is not
A therapy-animal trend grips the United States. The San Francisco airport now deploys a pig to calm frazzled travelers. Universities nationwide...
July 3, 2017 - 2:52pm
Trump offers to help terminally ill UK infant in tweet
President Donald Trump offered help to a terminally ill infant an ocean away in a Twitter post on Monday after his parents lost a legal battle...
July 3, 2017 - 1:29pm
July 1, 2017
A heart transplant gave her another chance to live. Hours after giving birth, she died.
Not long after Megan Johnson gave birth, her husband posted a picture on social media, welcoming their daughter into the world. Years earlier,...
July 1, 2017 - 10:05am
Bursack: Overly dependent parent presents delicate challenge to family
Dear Carol: My parents were married for 56 years before Mom died. Dad eventually moved into assisted living. His mind is good, though he had...
July 1, 2017 - 8:16am