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McCabe: 'No one objected' when he told lawmakers about investigating Trump
Crime report for Feb. 15-18
Judge in Roger Stone case orders hearing after he appeared to threaten her on Instagram
'The pope ignored them': Alleged abuse of deaf children on two continents points to Vatican failings
Sanders announces presidential run, calls Trump an 'embarrassment'
Minnesota monster truck pioneer looking for film footage against 'Bigfoot' from 1979 mud run
The first signs of spring: Twins preparing to open 2019 spring training season
CURLING: US teams open with wins at World Junior Championships
What does it take to score 100 goals in high school? Wadena's Max Phillips knows.
Wild’s skid makes veteran Eric Staal vulnerable to trade, and he knows it
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Warroad class sheds light on careers in the outdoors
Growing Together: Take your mind off winter by preparing for spring gardening
Veeder: Wilderness dreams come back on days like this
Bursack: Older adults might benefit when doctors eliminate some drugs
Fielding Questions: A prolific amaryllis, an ailing lemon tree and seed-planting depth
Bemidji's Vocalmotive and La Voce Ballo show choirs successful in Waconia
How a stray puppy rescued from a trash pit became a movie star
Affield to hold writing workshop in Bagley
Around the Arts, Feb. 17
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Picking the best of the rest for Oscars
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Snow leads to slush problems on area lakes
Warroad class sheds light on careers in the outdoors
Retirement on the horizon for Crookston bait shop owners
Animals in region surviving ‘traditional’ winter so far
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
Minn. man wants to know why a drug costs $40 in Canada, $350 in US
Ambassadors congratulate Burger King North on remodel
Payless to close all U.S. stores
Bemidji's We Love Messes earns new certification
Ambassadors visit Stittsworth MSU and Smoke House
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Daniel E. Ewert
Carol E. Priest
Orlan And Linda Lauderbaugh
Daniel & Bonnie Grundmeier
Commentary: How to screw up an emergency declaration in 10 easy steps
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Season of the quiet Earth
Commentary: How many more lives must be lost?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What is the future for farmers?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Walz reverses on Line 3
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June 14, 2018
How to get a clutter-free kitchen in 22 easy steps
SEATTLE — Professional organizer Melissa Schmalenberger has uncovered many unusual things in her years of helping people get their acts...
June 14, 2018 - 5:05pm
June 16, 2017
Ms. Simplicity: Organizing with purpose
My favorite moment when I work with a client is when I walk in their house for the first time. I have them give me a tour and show me their trouble...
June 16, 2017 - 10:14am
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 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 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 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 5, 2017
When 'good enough' is simply good enough
My mantra of late has been "good enough." I am struggling with facing my empty nest. I wish I would have done so much more with my kids. Did...
May 5, 2017 - 6:39am
April 27, 2017
MS. SIMPLICITY: Organizing the most important papers in life
FARGO — Paper. Paper. Paper. The universal item that most people struggle to organize. There are papers that come home with kids from school....
April 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
April 21, 2017
Ms. Simplicity: How to plan an organized graduation party
Sadly, this is the last year I am writing about having an organized graduation party. My baby is graduating this spring, and I am unofficially...
April 21, 2017 - 9:06am
April 7, 2017
Why you should think before you buy
Before I make a purchase I always have one thing go through my head: how will I dispose of this when I am done with it? Sure, I make those impulse...
April 7, 2017 - 10:04am
March 31, 2017
MS. SIMPLICITY: Notes from an older and wiser me
FARGO — As I near the 50 year mark in my life, I have learned a few things I wish I could tell my 30-year-old self. Here they are: Create...
March 31, 2017 - 4:00am
March 24, 2017
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
I have written about giving gifts that won't clutter and how to give the gifts of experiences instead of objects. But what about gift-giving...
March 24, 2017 - 8:22am
March 16, 2017
MS. SIMPLICITY: The art of living a cozy life
FARGO — Have you heard the Danish word "hygge"? Up until last week, I had not. But then I mentioned it to a friend and she had heard of...
March 16, 2017 - 8:08pm
March 9, 2017
How to deal with sentimental clutter after a loss
A common question I receive is the problem of dealing with sentimental clutter. Sentimental clutter includes those things you hold onto for no...
March 9, 2017 - 7:45pm
February 17, 2017
MS. SIMPLICITY: Life lessons from a veteran mom to the newbies
FARGO — I have become that woman. You know, the one who comes up to you at the store when you are pushing a grocery cart full of screaming...
February 17, 2017 - 12:22pm