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A Wisconsin man accidentally shot himself in the heart with a nail gun--and lived to tell about it
St. Paul woman rescued via Facebook after sending selfie during domestic assault
City of Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments
Minn. Rep. Ellison blasts Trump, but says Democrats have a lot of work to do
Trump disbands business councils after CEOs exit in protest
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
Fleck says it's time to 'start looking at some options' at quarterback
Michael Aaron Johnson
Edith M. Allen
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
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 24, 2017
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
For some, tequila is the mean culprit responsible for crazy nights, nasty hangovers, celebratory shots and everything in between. But Anthony...
July 24, 2017 - 1:37pm
August 25, 2012
Start your day with a good (and fun) breakfast
The fresh fragrance of fall has greeted my nose as my golden retriever, Gracie, and I have been out for our brisk morning walks together. It’s...
August 25, 2012 - 11:32am
August 16, 2012
This dish really stacks up
For Midwesterners who love to eat food fresh from the garden, this is the best time of year. Local gardens are teaming with bright heavy tomatoes,...
August 16, 2012 - 12:49pm
August 12, 2012
Feed your inner child with Layered Ice Cream Crunch Cake
Last summer when I was spending time with my young granddaughter, the ice cream truck rolled down the street. We could hear the lilting, clearly...
August 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 5, 2012
Pakora: India's version of onion rings
When my husband and I travel, we find our stops seem to be all about food. One of our favorite activities when we get out of town is exploring...
August 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 29, 2012
That's some stinkin' good garlic sauce
I've been to wine tasting parties, cheese tastings and olive oil tastings, but a garlic tasting party? Never. When veteran gardener Carol Schmidt...
July 29, 2012 - 12:00am
July 22, 2012
New twist on an old favorite: Marinated Asian Cucumber Salad
Fresh long, seedless cucumbers are showing up at the farmers market and some grocery stores that carry produce from local growers. I buy cucumbers...
July 22, 2012 - 12:00am
July 15, 2012
A simple supper: Summer-Fresh Bowtie Pasta
Hot summer weekend afternoons are meant for lounging with friends on a pontoon boat floating down the Mississippi River. Preferably with a cooler...
July 15, 2012 - 12:00am
July 8, 2012
Cherishing cherry memories with Quick Cherry Turnovers
As soon as I see shiny dark red cherries in the grocery store, my mind floods with memories of summer days spent with my grandparents on their...
July 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 1, 2012
It's love at first (or second) bite with some food
Sometimes it takes baby steps, or baby tastes, before we realize we actually like a certain type of food. For some, it might have been a first...
July 1, 2012 - 12:00am
June 24, 2012
We all scream faux ice cream
I had my eye on an old ice cream maker at an antique shop a couple of weeks ago. I found it when I was crouching on the floor digging through...
June 24, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2012
How about salad in a jar?
It's time to pull those boxes of old canning jars out of storage. I'm suggesting this not just because it is the season for pickling asparagus,...
June 17, 2012 - 12:00am
June 10, 2012
Early strawberry season means it's time for cake
I headed straight to my recipe file when I heard a recent news report that Minnesota strawberries are ripening earlier this year. Growers are...
June 10, 2012 - 12:00am
June 3, 2012
Slow down, peel away, enjoy Simmered Artichokes
Eating an artichoke for the first time is an experience one remembers forever. Years ago, maybe 15 or so, my friend Cathy taught me how to eat...
June 3, 2012 - 12:00am
May 27, 2012
Confetti Bean Salad can feed a crowd
As I used a wooden spoon to mix up a big bowl full of bright-colored ingredients for bean salad, I thought of what my mom would say if she was...
May 27, 2012 - 12:00am