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Ducks shut out Wild, end club-record losing streak
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Major bug in Fortnite gave hackers access to millions of player accounts
Broadway legend Carol Channing dies at 97
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Chris Pratt announces engagement to Katherine Schwarzenegger
CWD battle heats up in Minnesota: Fatal deer disease keeps spreading, has crossed species
PAUL NELSON FISHING: It is all about the ice conditions
Brad Dokken: Time outdoors fuels sense of anticipation
New Minn. DNR commissioner outlines challenges, priorities and opportunities as she begins new job
Isle Royale wolf, moose study lost to federal shutdown
Shopko to shut additional tri-state area locations
Facebook disables hundreds of accounts tied to Russian news agency for hiding their identity
Funding for the future: Checkoff groups continue to fund ag research
Minnesota lawmakers trade ideas, jabs on health care costs
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
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September 22, 2018
Lions Club to host professional organizer
BEMIDJI -- Overwhelmed by “all” your stuff? The Bemidji Lions Club will host Certified Professional Organizer Tammy Schotzko at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the Bemidji Eagles Club, 1270 Neilson Ave. SE. This is a free event. Schotzko is known as the “house whisperer,” helping...
September 22, 2018 - 12:59pm
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 30, 2017
Spotless for spring: 8 areas to deep clean for a sparkling home
FARGO — Now that the snow has melted (again) and spring has begun to show its true colors, many homeowners in the area will begin to get...
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
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