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Candidates questioned on big issues from a rural perspective
Northeast Minn. historians plan events marking 1918 fires that killed hundreds
What to do in case of a nuclear attack
Dayton, Smith criticize 'savages,' Trump during MLK Day event
Breast-feeding advocates: Chick-fil-A flap exposes inadequacies of ND law
crime and courts
Roth finds scoring touch in UMD's sweep of Colorado College
Park Christian claims 54-29 road win in girls basketball
No. 10 Moorhead tops No. 13 Andover in boys hockey
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
high school sports
Letter: When witnessing depression or addiction, don't be passive observers
Letter: Trump's comment was crude, but raised valid points
Letter: Tefft defends his 'pro-white, pro-life, pro-wall, pro-gun views
Letter: Lutheran bishops rebuke Trump's 'vile, bigoted language'
Commentary: Environmentalists move the goal posts on North Dakota refinery
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Lead singer of the Cranberries dies at age 46
Zen calligraphy exhibit at Spirit Room generates light in times of darkness
Mark Wahlberg to donate $1.5 million salary to anti-sexual harassment group #TimesUp
Mystic Lake cancels Super Bowl pop-up nightclub: shows planned for space will move inside casino
Zac Brown Band coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis
Sanctuary Events Center fires manager after discovering 'financial discrepancies'
Ford goes 'all in' on electric cars with $11 billion investment
The closing of 63 Sam's Club stores has big implications for small business
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
As issues arise, Hoeven studies co-op tax benefit impact
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Is that yogurt really healthy? Here's what to know.
Health Matters: How to manage hearing loss, prevent hip fractures
Giant chocolate chip cookies and the lessons kids learn on the farm
Away from Home: Tokyo, Japan
My resolution is to swipe left on judgment in 2018
home and garden
Gradman - Hendrickson
Roger and Ellie Johnson
Dennis and Patricia Groven
Larry & Ardell Wold
Dianne G. Scott
Merlyn M. Miller
Leona Ruth Paulson
Judy K. Houghton
Stanley T. Johnson
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January 12, 2018
Waiting is hard to do in an instant world
It's a new year. Or as I like to call it, "Halleluiah-It's-Over-Pass-The-Wine." (Except, don't really because I'm trying to have a baby, and...
January 12, 2018 - 9:06am
January 6, 2018
Forum columnists share insights, stories in 2017
The Life section of the Forum is rich with contributors who offer interesting perspectives and distinct insights on life — both from a...
January 6, 2018 - 10:29am
December 8, 2017
Learning to love what you didn't know you did
This year, my husband and I decided to purchase a "living" Christmas tree. Did you feel that? That was my entire, Midwest family rolling their...
December 8, 2017 - 8:17am
November 10, 2017
Putting all our eggs in one petri dish
Last week my husband and I tried to get pregnant. I'm not talking about the intimacies of our marriage (although I wish I were) but rather about...
November 10, 2017 - 1:29pm
October 13, 2017
The five-year itch and looking to the future
This month marks the fifth year for my husband, Jason, and me as a couple. It's been a crazy half a decade filled with travel, excitement, a...
October 13, 2017 - 8:05am
September 8, 2017
Why we shouldn't wait for sickness to slow us down
Last week I was sick. I had the kind of cough that makes people scoot their chairs a few inches away and look at you with a mix of pity and disgust...
September 8, 2017 - 8:30am
August 25, 2017
How the world can make achieving dreams seem small
Last month I wrote my first script for a television show. I had a week to complete it, and I spent the first two days staring at a blank screen,...
August 25, 2017 - 8:58am
August 11, 2017
Safe spot of fantasy allows hope to bloom
I've always had an active imagination. As a kid, I believed in all the classics: mermaids, fairies, unicorns, elves. I was even convinced trees...
August 11, 2017 - 9:04am
August 4, 2017
Permanent ink marks impermanent time
Last week I got a tattoo. Wait, Grandma, don't stop reading! I'm still your sweet granddaughter — the same girl you once hugged and whispered...
August 4, 2017 - 11:35am
July 14, 2017
"Real America" refers to what is real to you
I've always loved the Fourth of July. Growing up in my small town, the Fourth meant three-legged races, watching the parade on Main Street and...
July 14, 2017 - 7:45am
June 23, 2017
From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
Last month I was hacked by the Russians. OK, it wasn't "the" Russians but rather one Russian. He hacked into my Facebook account, changed my...
June 23, 2017 - 9:10am
June 9, 2017
Diving into my new life as a TV writer
Last week was the first week of my new job as a television writer. It was also my nine-year anniversary in Los Angeles. In other words, I've...
June 9, 2017 - 7:00am
May 26, 2017
Women feel enough guilt without judgement over infertility
Hi Katie. It's me, Jessica. I'm the woman whose article about infertility you responded to in a letter entitled, "A strong faith is all you...
May 26, 2017 - 9:00am
May 12, 2017
Freezing my eggs was painful, but it got me a step closer to starting a family
Last week I froze my eggs. The ones in my body, not the ones in my kitchen. I always considered freezing your eggs something women did so they...
May 12, 2017 - 6:27pm
April 29, 2017
Anxiously, sweatily living my dream
Last week my life changed. By "life" I mean "career" and by "changed" I mean "went from trudging slowly along" to "breaking the sound barrier."...
April 29, 2017 - 5:26am