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Commentary: Trump is dealmaker who can't seem to make deal
Trump takes aim at Pelosi amid stalled shutdown negotiations
Kamala Harris enters 2020 presidential race
Meteorologists, farmers, park rangers and hungry kids — many feel the brunt of the shutdown
The federal shutdown so far — what you need to know
As he was in Minnesota, Jamal Crawford depended on to lead Suns
Patriots outlast Chiefs in OT thriller to reach SB LIII
Rose buries buzzer-beater to lift Timberwolves past Suns
Lewandowski dominates again as Gophers are swept at Michigan State
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Harlow E. Berg
Larry J. Merschman, Sr.
Patricia Ann Tiffany
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Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Veeder: The way my grandpa sees the world
Bursack: Suffering parents' deaths can bring both sorrow and relief
Fielding Questions: Arborvitae shedding, water on violet leaves and forsythia for our region
Growing Together: Here's a great way to start more houseplants in 2019
Around the Arts, Jan. 20
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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: You can help with the Great Backyard Bird Count
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
Couple builds life around mushing at remote Minnesota home
SnoBears a popular option for mobility-minded anglers in ND
Farmland rental rates holding steady but with exceptions
The world has loads of sustainable palm oil - but no one wants it
‘What's going on in the world’: Trade negotiations crucial for area agriculture
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
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Carol E. Priest
Orlan And Linda Lauderbaugh
Daniel & Bonnie Grundmeier
Commentary: Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He's right.
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A very important question: Where's the bathroom?
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Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
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home and garden
October 17, 2018
Minnesota kids take part in chemical exposure study
DETROIT LAKES—The Minnesota Department of Health is conducting a study on chemicals that may harm development in children, and volunteer...
October 17, 2018 - 4:01pm
September 19, 2018
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
FARGO — Last spring, my son Gio and I planted about 30 tomato plants in our garden, which have produced an abundance of beautiful garden...
September 19, 2018 - 7:42am
August 4, 2018
Commentary: Berry mystery unraveled
Q: What kind of berry is this? It's in the tree row with our chokecherries. It tastes like a chokecherry but is much sweeter. — Sharon...
August 4, 2018 - 8:06am
July 29, 2018
Commentary: I still don't care about shiplap, but I'm embracing homeownership
FARGO — For most of my life, I resisted domestication. Yes, for a while I was married and lived in a rambler, but even then I fought my...
July 29, 2018 - 6:23am
June 10, 2018
Commentary: Even without much money, family can make us rich
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — When we were young kids, my little sister came home from a weekend with her friend spent four-wheeling and boating...
June 10, 2018 - 9:15am
June 3, 2018
Gardening season revives friendly father-daughter rivalry
Well, it's officially gardening season around here, which means the friendly competition I have with my dad about who is better at keeping the...
June 3, 2018 - 6:53am
May 12, 2018
Old-time gardening wisdom alive and well
Being sixty-something is a fun age. Young people think you're old and old people think you're young. You now have an excuse for wandering the...
May 12, 2018 - 6:30am
How to pick the best-suited grass seed
Q: What is the best grass seed to use for bare spots in a lawn? Last year I planted some grass seed and it grew, but the grass is dead in that...
May 12, 2018 - 6:03am
April 21, 2018
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
Q: l thought you'd enjoy a picture of my mother's amaryllis. She's maintained several plants for many years. They are such a unique plant and...
April 21, 2018 - 7:05am
April 14, 2018
Extended winter provides extra pruning time for gardeners
Mother Nature isn't getting many Facebook 'likes' for this year's spring weather pattern. But in her defense, lack of nice weather gives us more...
April 14, 2018 - 6:58am
March 31, 2018
Celebrating five years of columns with top garden tips
When I was younger and heard senior citizens talking about time passing ever more rapidly as they aged, I figured it was the Geritol talking....
March 31, 2018 - 8:45am
March 24, 2018
How to prevent powdery mildew in garden
Q: Last year powdery mildew spread across most of my garden including my pumpkin and squash patch. Do the spores overwinter in soil? Will turning...
March 24, 2018 - 8:31am
How to turn gift plants into long-term houseplants
Topics for our weekly garden column often originate from what's happening in our own gardening life. My wife, Mary, recently experienced the...
March 24, 2018 - 6:25am
March 19, 2018
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
FARGO — What do you suppose is the No. 1 question people ask The National Onion Association? (Besides of course, "Seriously, there's something...
March 19, 2018 - 6:49am
March 18, 2018
Staging your home not as easy as you think
I used to marvel at how flawlessly they would stage a finished room on HGTV. Every pillow was perfectly plumped; every detail from the artwork...
March 18, 2018 - 6:31am