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February 19, 2017
Courtney Kashima and her husband, Hide, are raising two multicultural kids in Chicago. She identifies as a "European mutt" and was born and raised in Illinois, while her husband is a first-generation Japanese-American who grew up in Guam. Annie Grossinger / Chicago Tribune / TNS
Chicago parents face challenges, joys in raising multiracial children
February 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
In 1993, Jesse Meader (left) called her father, Gary Meader, "Nanny." Her pet names for her father have changed over the years. Submitted photo
Gary Meader column: A timeline of a daughter's pet names
February 19, 2017 - 5:00am
February 17, 2017
Jennifer and Paul Couillard are the new owners of Cummings Greenhouse in Duluth. The two are in the process of getting the business ready for another season. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Turning over a new leaf: New owners will join familiar faces at Duluth greenhouse
February 17, 2017 - 5:50pm
February 16, 2017
After your dog comes inside, check his fur and paws to make sure snow and/or ice did not collect between his toes or anywhere else on his body. 2013 file / News Tribune
What you need to know about your dog and frostbite
February 16, 2017 - 8:39pm
February 11, 2017
Julia Schaefer (from left), Jodi Timmersman, Angela Pioro and Alyssa Schaefer share a laugh during a meeting in the Schaefers’ home. Julia Schaefer is a seventh grader at Lincoln Park Middle School, where Timmersman teaches U.S. studies and Pioro teaches English. The two teachers were making a home visit to the Schaefers as part of new program to help teachers know their students better. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Home visits offer students, parents and teachers a chance to build better relationships
February 11, 2017 - 11:43pm
February 10, 2017
Dan Munthe, who is known as Dan the Monkey Man, performs at Beaner's Central in Duluth recently. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com
Dan the Monkey Man brings kid-friendly, interactive shows to Duluth
February 10, 2017 - 5:00am
February 9, 2017
Ask Mr. Dad: Helping a new stepmother
February 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
As incomes and tastes change, so does the jewelry people wear on their ring finger. Susan Carrigan upgraded her wedding ring on her 25-year wedding anniversary and passed on her original ring to be used in the design of her daughter Molly's wedding ring. Tom Wallace / Minneapolis Star Tribune / TNS
With this ring, I thee upgrade
February 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 3, 2017
This mod dog leash is easy to make. Alexandra Grablewski / FamilyFun Magazine / TNS
Dyed dog leash makes walks more fun
February 3, 2017 - 9:00pm
Dogs can bark for many reasons from attention-seeking to self-protection. thinkstock.com
Understanding your dog's bark
February 3, 2017 - 12:27pm
February 2, 2017
A lot of people think of fertility issues as affecting only women, but they’re wrong. (thinkstock.com)
ASK MR. DAD: Fertility issues affect the man, too
February 2, 2017 - 6:01pm
If your date wants to see you again, you’ll usually get a text that night or the next day. If you’re not interested, you have four choices. thinkstock.com
ONLINE DATING: The alternative to ghosting? Telling the truth.
February 2, 2017 - 5:17pm
January 31, 2017
Gov. Dayton announces second grandson
January 31, 2017 - 5:19pm
January 28, 2017
Elias is happy to be in his mother's arms. The 9-month-old was reunited with his mother, Samantha Jackson, after she regained custody of her children.  She took part in Indian Child Welfare Court in Duluth, a program started in 2015 as a way to offer a better, more culturally sensitive experience to Native American families moving through the legal system. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Indian Child Welfare Court in Duluth aims for better outcomes for Native American families
January 28, 2017 - 8:51pm
January 27, 2017
Manuel Matos proposes to his girlfriend Stephany Burns during the ceremony to swear in new Duluth police officers Friday at the Public Safety Building in Duluth. Burns said yes. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Law and love: Before taking oath, new Duluth police officer proposes to girlfriend
January 27, 2017 - 5:35pm
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