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Police: Minn. liquor store employee fatally shoots robber
Lawmaker says speaker tied to anti-Muslim groups shouldn’t hold talk at Capitol
MPR says Garrison Keillor wasn't fired for simply touching 'a woman's bare back'
Ramsey County jail in St. Paul no longer taking detainees
Former Moorhead man accused of killing cats may have tried to get another pet
Minnesota Duluth falls by a goal at Minnesota State-Mankato
BOYS BASKETBALL: Whiting leads BHS to win over Cards
SWIMMING: Bemidji falls at Fargo
Jacks gymnastics edged in DL
GIRLS HOCKEY: BHS drops 2-1 to DL
Hanna Johanna Rock
Eugene E. Holub
Arnold "Connie" Larson Jr.
Joseph Boyd Skerik
Commentary: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Passing the hat for a good cause
Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring
Oscar nominations 2018: 'The Shape of Water' leads with 13; 'Get Out' nominated for best picture
Around the Arts, January 21
Own the Stage: BHS show choir takes Grand Champion; annual dinner show coming up
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Ski-for-all: This full-body workout on two sticks appeals to young and old
Paul Bunyan State Trail to close for bridge repairs in July
FISH TALES: Finn Claypool on Lake Bemidji
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: Learn the tricks to identify that bird
Delbert & Linda Olson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mom cherished kind words from Pioneer readers
Commentary: Trump kept one campaign promise. The shutdown is proof.
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Matrilineal culture among Indigenous people
A February without a full moon
January 12, 2018
GENERATIONS: Sue Bruns: Dealing with imperfection and unfinished business
With the first cold snap in November, I set up the card table and unpack a used puzzle from the Red Door, kicking off Puzzle Season. It’s a...
January 12, 2018 - 1:06pm
December 15, 2017
GENERATIONS: Sue Bruns: Home for Christmas
My husband Gary reflects on the loneliest Christmas he ever experienced. It was 1970, and he was 22 years old, on his second tour of duty aboard...
December 15, 2017 - 12:26pm
November 9, 2017
SUE BRUNS: Fine China, from the Red Owl
“You brought out the good china,” my daughter said as we sat down for Thanksgiving dinner last year. In her 25 years of life, she had probably...
November 9, 2017 - 1:29pm
October 12, 2017
GENERATIONS: Sofie, a ‘Hines’ 57, finds a home
This month marks the one-year anniversary of Sofie’s adoption. She has adapted well, has a healthy appetite, gets plenty of love and attention,...
October 12, 2017 - 3:36pm
September 14, 2017
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
In addition to the many places around the world I'd like to visit, there are several within a day or two of home that are well worth the trip....
September 14, 2017 - 3:04pm
June 8, 2017
PRIME TIME: Patience, understanding helps bring family pets back
After driving from southern Minnesota a few weeks ago, my son Eric and his wife Krista were involved in a collision just two miles from our home....
June 8, 2017 - 9:20am
May 11, 2017
PRIME TIME: We should all graduate every spring
May is the month of graduations, marked by many commencement ceremonies. This year our family celebrated daughter-in-law Krista’s graduation...
May 11, 2017 - 10:18am
February 9, 2017
PRIME TIME: Ode to a pencil sharpener (or What’s the Point, Anyway?)
Many machines that were common parts of my growing up survive today as superior tools to digital and electronic upgrades that have all but replaced...
February 9, 2017 - 9:19am
January 12, 2017
PRIME TIME: I probably shouldn’t say anything, but. . .
many people, I start a new year by reflecting on the past year and resolving to do better in the future. With the scabs and scars of the stresses...
January 12, 2017 - 11:25am
December 8, 2016
PRIME TIME: Puzzling thoughts
Several sunless days in November lead me to open up that jigsaw puzzle box that’s been sitting on the bottom shelf for several months. Winter...
December 8, 2016 - 11:55am
April 11, 2016
Sue Bruns: Remind me to tell you about …
“I’ve got a load in the washer. Remind me to throw it in the dryer when we get home, will you?” “Sure. (Pause) What are the chances...
April 11, 2016 - 6:22pm
March 8, 2016
Sue Bruns: The Squirrel Olympics of Lake Plantagenet
“We’re at the qualifying heat for the Squirrel Olympics here on the north shore of Lake Plantagenet. The feeders are full, as the competitors...
March 8, 2016 - 12:12am
Sue Bruns: Poor February – short-changed, even in a leap year
I feel a bit sorry for February. Every other month in our calendar has 30 or 31 days, but somehow, poor February was short-changed. Even in a...
February 8, 2016 - 11:31pm
January 12, 2016
Sue Bruns: Things I won’t do in 2016
Ahhh, the new year! A fresh start, a new chance, a time for reflection and resolution. The first few days of a new year are so full of promise....
January 12, 2016 - 12:33am
December 7, 2015
Sue Bruns: Holiday movies inspire the Christmas spirit
A long, mild autumn and a double Thanksgiving with family have eased me into the holiday season. To remind me of past Christmases and to help...
December 7, 2015 - 9:24pm