Dear Jim: I should replace my old heating/cooling system with a more efficient one. With gas prices going up, shortages of propane, etc., is installing a geothermal heat pump wise and what types are best?RELATED CONTENT
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Dear Dr. Fox: Our healthy 12-year-old domestic shorthair cat started limping about four months ago.
Many of us wonder, “Would I be happier if I won the lottery or were rich?” Others ask, “Do wealthy people live longer?” The questions are straight-forward, but the answers are complex.
BISMARCK - Jaden Huntley has been trading horses for the past 10 years. The 30-year-old Bismarck man started trading horses part-time while in college at Bismarck State College and continued until he decided to make it a full-time career two years ago.RELATED CONTENT
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Dear Dr. Fox: My 11-year-old Havanese dog is suffering from tartar-encrusted teeth. Her front teeth – both top and bottom – have become loose and are beginning to fall out.
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As I pondered a potential column topic, someone tossed an idea my way. How about writing something about frozen foods? I must admit, after our intensely cold winter, I am dreaming of hot, grilled foods cooked and eaten outdoors on a warm day. Thinking about frozen food made me shiver.RELATED CONTENT