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Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
Congress renames Fargo ag lab for former North Dakota governor
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
Trump to propose deep cuts to Medicare in new budget proposal
Get it done: 5 free productivity apps that promote efficiency
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Better brains: BRTI Life Sciences grows biotech success in Two Harbors
The Memo: What to know in business this week for May 22
ASV of Grand Rapids goes public
News Tribune launching two new weekly papers
Property Transactions for May 11-17, 2017
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
DECC Hall of Fame: Duluth brother and sister figure skating duo started act in Duluth
Bradley's 3-pointer gives Celtics improbable win over Cavs
College baseball: Tommies eliminate Saints from Midwest Regional
Fishing: Brzezinskis win Walleye Cup
'The new Sunday': In Minnesota, Wednesday night services appeal to many overbooked Christian families
Readings & Writers for May 21, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for May 21, 2017
Design recipes: How to make a small apartment seem bigger
Escrow protects buyer, seller
Happy Birthday, Shirl!
Marvin and Jean Peterson
Braxton Paul William Langenbrunner
Richard D. Fredrickson
Frank "Bud" Dietz
Lynn Marie Surla
Lillian C. (Hedland) McDonald
Mary A. Peterson
Point/Counterpoint: Crunch the numbers: The degree justifies the investment
Point/Counterpoint: College pays off, but not like it should
Reader's view: So many gods; which to follow?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
Hauser: When Jesus told his disciples they were to be salt, light
MN DNR Weekly Report for May 22, 2017
Sam Cook video: Rainy day walk
Houston's fishing report: Rains muddy the waters
Island Lake gives up 30-inch walleye on opening weekend
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November 12, 2016
Beverly Godfrey column: The truth revealed
The presidential election result made me think of the times all my children, at about age 3, and always as I’m tucking them in to bed, asked...
November 12, 2016 - 7:53pm
November 8, 2016
NUTRITION: Are you ready to update green bean casserole?
With the holidays approaching, green bean casserole and advertisements for Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup will be popping up all over. The...
November 8, 2016 - 6:00am
November 4, 2016
Sam Cook column: Tricky crossings in quest of roosters
WINDOM, Minn. — I've still got a little spring in my legs, but I could see that this drainage ditch was no match for my broad-jumping abilities....
November 4, 2016 - 5:15am
September 20, 2016
NUTRITION: Enjoy the cucumber bounty
It seems this season’s harvest has brought a plethora of cucumbers, which are known for their crisp, fresh flavor and are often eaten raw —...
September 20, 2016 - 12:00am
July 23, 2016
Sam Cook: A pack full of tips for taking the kids camping
The memory is so clear in my mind that it might be there forever. Two kids, older sister and younger brother, are trundling off down a trail. Sister carries a yellow bucket. Brother, in rubber boots, is holding his sister’s free hand. They are venturing into the woods, headed for...
July 23, 2016 - 11:00pm
June 25, 2016
Sam Cook: Lab experiment: Making room in the heart
There will be a puppy. I’ve told the old yellow dog, but I don’t think she has fully grasped the reality of the situation. “You’re going to have a roommate,” I told her. She rolled on her back so I could scratch her belly. The puppy, another yellow Lab, was born May 24...
June 25, 2016 - 11:00pm
November 5, 2015
Christa Lawler column: Another fear gets smooshed down in the exam room
It felt weird to post a selfie from the changing room before my first mammogram. I mean, I took the photo: Me in a pink hospital top, head tilted...
November 5, 2015 - 12:00am
September 18, 2015
SAM COOK COLUM: Lunch-hour blues: Worth savoring
I plopped down on the beach at Park Point and looked out at an intensely blue world. Lake Superior rolled deep blue to the horizon, and a flawless...
September 18, 2015 - 12:00am
June 5, 2015
SAM COOK COLUMN: What's that smell?
It's early morning, after a light overnight rain. Sunlight, buttery yellow, filters through the maples and dapples the trail. The air is humid...
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
May 29, 2015
SAM COOK COLUMN: Why being honest matters
A number of years ago, reporting a story on high-water problems in Douglas County, I ended up alongside a local TV news crew at a rural home....
May 29, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
Sam Cook Column: Are you ready for motherhood?
Mother's Day is just around the corner. In that spirit, and with no formal training, I offer the following 10 questions you might want to ask...
May 1, 2015 - 12:00am
March 27, 2015
Appearances deceive: He's already gone
Do not come knocking. I am not here. Yes, I'm aware that you can see me, that I appear to be here at my desk. But I am gone. I'm flying...
March 27, 2015 - 12:00am
March 6, 2015
SAM COOK COLUMN: Passing it on, word by word
His name was Seth. He came with questions and an open mind. He's a journalism student at a local university, writing a paper about someone...
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
February 20, 2015
Sam Cook column: Haps dude looks to change
I've got to get with it. I'm not down with the right vibe. I need language lessons, preferably from someone under 40. And, for all I know, the...
February 20, 2015 - 9:20am
February 11, 2015
Statewide View: Risks abound when municipalities enter the broadband business
Speaking in Iowa recently about broadband and his administration’s ideas on how to get rural America connected, President Barack Obama said local units of government should build competitive networks. There are three problems with that. First, how does a municipality overbuild...
February 11, 2015 - 8:26pm