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George departs Shuster's curling team
Lynx vet Brunson credits vegan diet for her longevity
Humor tops bill on annual Gopher Road Trip
'The sheer joy': Adapted bowling is growing in the area
Saints RB Ingram suspended for PED violation
May 6, 2018
Relishing the signs of spring, whether good or bad
Throw open the doors and bring out that old book that props up your window. Let the sun in and the breeze blow through the house because I...
May 6, 2018 - 9:38am
May 5, 2018
Treatments can help maintain quality of life
Dear Carol: My dad is 86 and quite healthy other than his eyes. Recently, he developed the wet form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
May 5, 2018 - 8:35am
May 1, 2018
'It's just a dress': Teen's Chinese prom attire stirs cultural appropriation debate
It's that time of year in high school, the season of the highly anticipated, stress-inducing rite of passage called prom. Like many other...
May 1, 2018 - 3:39pm
April 29, 2018
Faithful dog was first family member
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — It's always a rainy day for this kind of news. But if the sun happens to be shining when you hear it, standing in...
April 29, 2018 - 9:45am
April 28, 2018
Age shouldn't determine facility care
Dear Carol: I've been reading a lot about if it's time to force a parent into some kind of care. Your position seems to be that it's the older...
April 28, 2018 - 8:20am
April 27, 2018
Here's why you should take time to be a parent today
FARGO — "Take time to be a dad each day." I read this tagline on a billboard somewhere around Fargo not too long ago. At first I thought...
April 27, 2018 - 10:00am
April 24, 2018
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
FARGO — Now that spring has finally arrived (thank you, Jesus), we're spending more time outside and looking forward to the finale of our...
April 24, 2018 - 8:35am
April 21, 2018
New living arrangements could keep family close
Dear Carol: I'm 78 years old, and I have lived with my son and his wife for two years. I'm feeling hemmed in, and I think that they may feel...
April 21, 2018 - 8:05am
April 18, 2018
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
Former president George W. Bush on Wednesday, April 18, recalled that his mother was strong, lucid and funny when he saw her in the hospital...
April 18, 2018 - 12:40pm
'One last time': Barbara Bush had already faced a death more painful than her own
Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday, April 17, said she didn't fear death. That may be because the 92-year-old former first lady faced it before,...
April 18, 2018 - 7:31am
April 17, 2018
Being a good parent is hard. Being a bad parent is harder.
FARGO — Since I am an autodidact who throws herself into learning in many areas, I, of course, applied myself in the same manner to parenting....
April 17, 2018 - 7:50am
April 14, 2018
Kicking up dust on the road of life
We live on gravel roads that stretch like ribbons along pasture land dotted with black cattle. As we kick up dust beneath our pickup tires heading...
April 14, 2018 - 8:25am
April 13, 2018
Everyday transgender: The challenges you don't see
FARGO — "You throw like a girl." "You sound like a man." "You're the man." "You go, girl!" Gendered phrases like these are traded regularly,...
April 13, 2018 - 10:05am
Pushing boundaries to build a family not without pain
I've always had a lot of faith in Western medicine. My grandma was a nurse as are two of my aunts, so growing up in rural North Dakota I was...
April 13, 2018 - 9:49am
April 10, 2018
Commentary: PTA culture and the working mother
My 6-year-old daughter recently told me how her best friend's mother is always at school. This mom volunteers for library, for swimming, for the health walk and even made a papier-mâché spaceship for one of their class projects. Meanwhile I, who must cram in my work before my kids...
April 10, 2018 - 10:59am