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June 23, 2017
Sam Cook column: Running headlong into a new season
June 23, 2017 - 4:04am
Jake Randall Greeley of Duluth plays with his 3-year-old daughter, Layla, as the Pot Bellied Stallions perform Tuesday during the Chester Creek Concert Series at Chester Bowl in Duluth. (Clint Austin /
Photo essay: Summer concert creates festive, family fun at Chester Bowl
June 23, 2017 - 4:01am
Things to Do for June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017 - 3:48am
June 22, 2017
Art Gallery: Wooden cutouts
June 22, 2017 - 1:45am
June 16, 2017
Jacob Downs, 9, is coached by his father Jeremy Downs on Tuesday at the Central Little League Fields. Jeremy Downs said he thinks baseball is a good environment to work on communicating and bonding with his son. "Just like in life, if you don't have patience, discipline and understanding, it's going to be tough," Downs said. Mike Krebs /
Photo essay: Fatherhood on the baseball field
June 16, 2017 - 4:53am
Things to Do for June 16, 2017
June 16, 2017 - 1:55am
June 11, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for June 11, 2017
June 11, 2017 - 1:39am
June 9, 2017
Members of the Tuesday Afternoon Troublemakers, a group of friends who gather for coffee, doughnuts and conversation at Johnson's Bakery give Cliff Sundstrom (standing), 88, a hard time because he showed up a little after they  all arrived. From left clockwise: Deward Retherford, 91; Jerry Valentine, 88; John Warren, 80; Tom Chelf, 77 and Fred Haugen, 87. The men have been in the group for varying years. Valentine has been a regular for 16 years. Bob King /
Photo essay: Where trouble and doughnuts mix
June 9, 2017 - 5:00am
Sam Cook column: Wilderness pilgrimage: Life in the slow lane
June 9, 2017 - 4:40am
June 2, 2017
The millennial generation’s accomplishments don’t necessarily align with older adults. A 2014 Pew Research Center survey found 55 percent of people older than 50 thought marriage and parenting should be priorities, while two-thirds of people ages 18 to 29 did not deem those essential. Many looked to travel or launch careers instead.
Today’s young adults don’t hit traditional milestones
June 2, 2017 - 6:02pm
Sam Cook column: Prairie passage: Your life in the blink of an eye
June 2, 2017 - 5:00am
A pair of red-necked grebes together to build a floating nest on one of Crex’s larger flowages. Steve Kuchera /
Photo essay: Crex Meadows memories -now and then
June 2, 2017 - 5:00am
Things to Do for June 2, 2017
June 2, 2017 - 3:18am
May 31, 2017
TIDBITS: Peanut butter takes a bow
May 31, 2017 - 4:14am
May 26, 2017
Minnesota-based artist Bridget Beck created a colorful playground at Franconia Sculpture Park. "I see my sculptures as places to escape responsibility and seriousness," she said in an artist statement. Barrett Chase /
Art amusement park: Franconia Sculpture Park offers interactive horizons
May 26, 2017 - 5:00am