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Alcohol use among Minnesota students dropped since 2001, according to analysis
Registration begins in May for early childhood classes
Law officers hope new video, audio helps in hunt for Minnesota 'killer grandma'
Learning the ropes: MnDOT employees take part in safety training
Overbeek's says goodbye: Longtime music store demolished after closing
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MASTER GARDENERS: Early thoughts on spring ephemerals
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Being a good parent is hard. Being a bad parent is harder.
Commentary: Has this winter really been that bad?
Repot recently purchased rubber plant
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
Minnesota's Bachelorette starts man parade May 28
Carl Kasell, NPR broadcaster who brought gravitas and goofiness to the airwaves, dies at 84
'Video game player of the century' has his records removed after Donkey Kong scandal
ACM Awards 2018: Complete list of winners, best and worst moments
MASTER GARDENERS: Early thoughts on spring ephemerals
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Red-winged blackbirds a welcome sign of 'spring'
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good chance for lake ice for opener
North Shore steelhead run delayed by ice cover on streams
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji is fortunate to have folks share their time and talents
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Access to weapons can actually bring about peace
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How about a public hearing on invasive species?
UPDATED: Police pursuit ends with car in Mississippi River
June 4, 2017
Keeping homes hydrated
As the days grow longer and hotter, our home's creaky faucet starts a melody; we turn it on to water the lawn, wash the car, clean grass-stained...
June 4, 2017 - 10:11am
June 3, 2017
Fielding Questions: Rejuvenating lilacs
Q: Our lilac is beautiful, but I fear it will eventually just have flowers at the top like some I've seen. Each year we've removed three or...
June 3, 2017 - 11:48am
Growing Together: Taking the guesswork out of yard and garden watering
It's the morning of a long-planned road trip and the vehicle is packed and ready. Everyone waits patiently while you water the outdoor planters...
June 3, 2017 - 9:47am
June 2, 2017
Summer parenting goals versus reality: Try being present, not perfect
Welcome to summer! This is a note to all of you moms and dads who are spending your summers home with your kids. When my three boys were little,...
June 2, 2017 - 8:44am
May 27, 2017
Fielding Questions: Dwarf Colorado spruce no longer dwarf
Q: Our dwarf Colorado blue spruce is no longer dwarf. It's nearly five feet tall and probably just as wide. Can it be trimmed? If so, when is...
May 27, 2017 - 6:41am
Perennial Favorites: New varieties of our favorite plants
Perennial flowers have come a long way since early pioneers beautified their homesteads with peonies, hollyhocks and old-style daylilies and...
May 27, 2017 - 6:38am
May 26, 2017
How 'The Cat in the Hat' almost ruined my life
Did you ever read a children's book and have it still impact you as an adult? For me, that dang Dr. Seuss book "The Cat in the Hat" seriously...
May 26, 2017 - 7:42am
May 20, 2017
Growing Together: Separating hardy from non-hardy when shopping trees and shrubs
Old gardening humor describes the best way to tell whether a newly emerging spring plant is a weed or a valuable perennial. Tug on it. If it...
May 20, 2017 - 10:29am
How to address winter tree damage, asparagus and sap beetles
Q: Attached are photos that show damage caused to Ponderosa pines by huge winter snowdrifts in south central North Dakota. The weight of the...
May 20, 2017 - 6:43am
May 19, 2017
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
Two weeks to go before the high school graduation for my youngest and I keep wondering if he knows some basic life skills. Yes, I am happy for...
May 19, 2017 - 9:52am
May 13, 2017
19 interesting plants you might want to try in your garden this year
Have you ever noticed that people who enjoy their yards and gardens like talking about plants nearly as much as they enjoy growing them? Striking...
May 13, 2017 - 9:33am
Fielding Questions: Star magnolia blooming
Q: You recently mentioned Magnolia stellata, Star magnolia, for our region. Here's a photo of ours, planted about six years ago. It has been...
May 13, 2017 - 7:55am
May 12, 2017
Are your skinny jeans making you fat?
The more I work with my clients, the more I realize that our homes are metaphors for our inner selves. While my business focus has been on the...
May 12, 2017 - 8:09am
May 7, 2017
Small home, large life: 55 and older residents minimize to live bigger
MOORHEAD, Minn. — More than ever for homes, one size does not fit all. Some builders, like Jason Eid, customize models to meet the demands...
May 7, 2017 - 7:59am
May 6, 2017
Here's how you can get tomatoes off to a fast start
In the past, I've described how gardening teaches patience, and quietly waiting for trees to mature, apple trees to bear and perennials to flower...
May 6, 2017 - 6:11am