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Teacher cadets get a taste of future career in Willmar Schools
40th anniversary of the Willmar 8: First bank strike in Minnesota was in Willmar
Petition format approved for ND marijuana ballot measure
They call Tina Smith the 'velvet hammer.' Here's why.
Huge Black Hills wildfire 53 percent contained
McFeely: Bison going back home to Frisco for sixth time in last seven years
MEN'S HOCKEY: Hats off for Dickman
UND to face another big, physical national basketball power
Minnesotan's move from wide receiver to cornerback pays off for NDSU
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
"Are you sitting?" The daunting words came from my husband just hours after his heart tests. The procedures had sprung up suddenly, and just...
4 hours 4 min ago
December 15, 2017
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Q: I've noticed a lot of potted Norfolk Pines being sold in the chain stores decorated for Christmas, and I see many of them carried outside...
14 hours 32 min ago
December 14, 2017
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
DULUTH — Earlier this week, Bob Rogers and friends delivered 403 bikes that 403 lucky kids will find waiting for them on Christmas morning....
December 14, 2017 - 9:25pm
No need to plan kindness this season
Are you done? Have you finished all the hustle and bustle that comes with creating the magic of the season? If so, good for you! (Now can you...
December 14, 2017 - 3:23pm
December 13, 2017
Children remind us to breathe despite worry
Rosalee Gene came into this world quickly on Friday, Dec. 1, at 9:14 am. Before she was born we hadn't decided on a name, so we agreed we would...
December 13, 2017 - 1:53pm
Wine options for your holiday meal
There are no rules for food and wine enjoyment at Christmas. As families evolve, so do their traditions: turkey or ham as the centerpiece, with...
December 13, 2017 - 9:22am
Commentary: Heitkamp should apologize for tax reform tweet
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has been spreading false information about Republican-backed efforts to reform the tax bill — information that was...
December 13, 2017 - 7:45am
December 11, 2017
Holidays without late daughter are still hard
FARGO — Thanksgiving was difficult. Earlier in the week, I became completely overwhelmed by grief. We took some time off from homeschooling...
December 11, 2017 - 6:12pm
Activist had big impact on ND
The obituary said, "Richard was involved in conservation issues throughout his life," and it listed examples of his activities: biologist at...
December 11, 2017 - 11:37am
How to save a life - it's easier than you realize
As a doctor, I've had the honor of helping to save a few lives. Some have been trauma cases in the ER, a few have been long-term saves in the...
December 11, 2017 - 7:59am
December 10, 2017
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Editor's note: Jessie Veeder and her family welcomed daughter Rosalee "Rosie" Gene on Dec. 1. Mother and baby are doing well, and we offer our...
December 10, 2017 - 9:56am
December 9, 2017
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
He had the buck in his sights—"dead to rights," as he put it later—and everything was lining up for a perfect shot. The deer was...
December 9, 2017 - 4:45pm
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! I know this makes two woodpeckers in a row. And yeah, I remember the fuss some of you made about a series of owls as bird of...
December 9, 2017 - 4:42pm
December 8, 2017
Reader patiently waited for bird-of-paradise to bloom
Q: My bird-of-paradise plant is 25 years old and began blooming three years ago. A new flower recently started opening, as seen in the photo.—Laura...
December 8, 2017 - 8:05pm
How to turn evergreens into a Christmas centerpiece
Did you hear about the gardener who was so cheap, instead of buying his date flowers, he bought her seeds? Using the evergreens in our home landscape...
December 8, 2017 - 6:58pm