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January 8, 2019
Alec's family, from left: Alexis Holt, James Holt, Nicole Smith-Holt, Brittany Smith and Jamisen Holt at their home in Richfield, Minn. Nicole Smith-Holt is working to get drug manufacturers to lower the price of insulin. Photo for The Washington Post by Caroline Yang
Minnesota family shares their story of how son died while rationing insulin
January 8, 2019 - 10:37am
January 4, 2019
TSA explosives-detection dog Howard, seen at Reagan National Airport in 2018, has the floppy ears that the agency says it is increasingly seeking out.  Photo for The Washington Pos by Astrid Riecken
TSA opting for a friendlier look with floppy-eared dogs
January 4, 2019 - 10:43am
January 3, 2019
Handwashing remains one of the most simple and effective ways to keep germs at bay during the holiday season and any time, really. Forum file photo
North Dakota, Minnesota flu cases remain low this season; uptick expected
January 3, 2019 - 5:05pm
Some people fear weighted blankets get too hot, but that isn't the case because of the materials used in the blankets. Derek Fletcher / The Forumplay button
Are weighted blankets worth the hype for us bleary-eyed, tired Americans?
January 3, 2019 - 12:26pm
Gardening in 2019 is predicted to be an important incentive for adults to spend less time in front of televisions and computer screens. Forum file photo
Growing Together: 2019 gardening predictions hold plenty of surprises
January 3, 2019 - 11:38am
Sharon Kuttler was recently surprising to find blossoms on her jade plant. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: A blooming jade plant, caring for potted lavender and starting geraniums from seed
January 3, 2019 - 11:29am
January 2, 2019
Honey Mustard Glazed Salmon With Endive and Green Apple Salad.  Photo for The Washington by Stacy Zarin Goldberg; food styling for The Washington Post by Lisa Cherkasky
Recipes to reboot your diet
January 2, 2019 - 1:28pm
January 1, 2019
This creamy broccoli salad is easy to assemble. Once prepared, the dish keeps for up to five days in the refrigerator. Ann Arbor Miller / The Forum
Lost Italian: Detox after the holiday season with this creamy broccoli salad
January 1, 2019 - 4:47pm
File photo of the Fitbit Charge HR.  (Tony Cenicola/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Fat-burning zone is a myth in weight loss, but calories do matter
January 1, 2019 - 12:07pm
Dark and moody colors are gaining traction throughout the home.   Alexandra Crafton/Houzz
10 home design trends to watch for in 2019
January 1, 2019 - 11:13am
December 31, 2018
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Mega Millions jackpot swells to $415 million for New Year's Day drawing
December 31, 2018 - 4:15pm
Kelly Larson lifts weights during a "Strength and Sculpt" exercise class Thursday, December 20, 2018, at the Grand Forks YMCA. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Resolutions provide starting point to making changes, experts say
December 31, 2018 - 3:50pm
Marshall native Ashely Antar is trying to figure out what happened her childhood horse, Dazey, who she had to sell in 2001. Dazey, 24-year-old chestnut-colored quarter horse, was likely donated to Camp Shamineau about a decade ago but is no longer there. Submitted photo
Minnesota native trying to locate childhood horse
December 31, 2018 - 2:49pm
Fargo was ranked 31st best at keeping up with New Year's resolutions.
Don't think of it as a New Year's resolution. Think of it as a new skill.
December 31, 2018 - 9:40am
December 29, 2018
"Bert and I have a nice banter and rapport. We need humor to lighten the world sometimes," said Lindsey Pelletier, center, a hospice nurse from Our Lady of Peace who comes to Bert McKasy's home in Mendota Heights to drain fluid from McKasy's abdomen and check his vitals on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Bert's wife, Caroline, is usually perched on the bed during the visits. McKasy has late-stage colon cancer. Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
Number of hospice patients in Minnesota increases as doctors accept such alternative care
December 29, 2018 - 9:26pm