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June 24, 2020
Hoops on Hops: Beers are the rock stars of summer
DULUTH, Minn. — Hello all! The past few months, I’ve strayed a bit from covering just beer to focus more on life and humanity during the...
June 24, 2020 - 6:15am
June 11, 2020
Doug Lewandowski: Taking a moment to appreciate the moonlight
There are numerous books about children greeting the moon, among them "Goodnight Moon" and "Hello, Moon!," volumes that calm and reassure kids as they fall asleep. The moon, as we know, has been there for a long time, not always visible but something we can count on.
June 11, 2020 - 7:00am
May 31, 2020
Column: Sports can take its time coming back while I take trips down memory lane
DULUTH, Minn. — The National Hockey League released its "Return to Play" plan this week, and other shuttered sports leagues across North America...
May 31, 2020 - 3:30pm
May 11, 2020
Remembering when small-town basketball could get ‘quite competitive and heated’
Last fall, Neighbors carried the story of the 1958 Wilton, N.D., basketball team which the coach gave up on and sent the boys home after the...
May 11, 2020 - 7:59am
March 25, 2020
Hoops on Hops: Be positive, stay together, be determined — and get a beer
DULUTH, Minn. — Greetings to all my northern Minnesota friends. As I write, we are all going through uncharted waters. I read Sam Cook’s...
March 25, 2020 - 8:00am
March 7, 2020
Plants help hospital patients heal faster with less medication
A big Mylar balloon with a happy face might perk up a hospital room, but if you really want your loved ones to get well quicker, give them plants....
March 7, 2020 - 7:00am
March 6, 2020
Doug Lewandowski: Difficult trek to feed the birds
DULUTH -- The icy mountains by the side of the road pushed up by city plows aren’t a dazzling silver color anymore. Instead, they look like frozen, discarded layer cakes with black, white and gray seams. The hardened peaks most likely will be there for some time, as winter isn’t...
March 6, 2020 - 8:00am
February 21, 2020
Doug Lewandowski column: Puppy photos kindle memories of an old friend
DULUTH, Minn. — Every morning when we open the paper, after reading the main sections, we wander to the classifieds section and eyeball the...
February 21, 2020 - 7:00am
Kindness sees those who feel invisible
They say you either had a good childhood or a good story to tell. Andrea Abbate, from Glendale, Calif., says she has the latter. Her childhood was terribly traumatic, but as she bravely shares with us, it was an act of kindness during that time that saved her. “When I was 10, my...
February 21, 2020 - 6:00am
February 16, 2020
Veeder: The wonder of parenting
When I was pregnant with my daughters, one of my favorite things to do at night was sit with my husband and wonder out loud who the person growing...
February 16, 2020 - 7:00am
February 15, 2020
LED plant lights, tap water for houseplants and ice-melting products
Q: In looking for LED lights to start seedlings, I notice some types give off bluish-red light, while others give off white light. Which is better...
February 15, 2020 - 9:00am
Fact or fiction? Debunking 10 yard and garden myths
FARGO -- I’m often asked if gardening information is true, or if it’s “an old wives’ tale.” As I’ve often said, I’m never quick...
February 15, 2020 - 7:00am
February 12, 2020
The Vegan Cookbook Club: Choosing chocolate with heart
DULUTH — With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, you may be in the market for some good chocolate (although we hardly need a holiday to whet...
February 12, 2020 - 8:00am
February 8, 2020
Eriksmoen: Jamestown College grad was regarded as 'the greatest war correspondent since Vietnam'
The journalist who came to be regarded as “the greatest war correspondent since Vietnam” graduated from Jamestown (N.D.) College, now the...
February 8, 2020 - 8:01am
Bursack: Valentine's Day is more of an observance than celebration for dementia families
Dear Carol: My parents enjoyed a true love affair during their marriage. I’m the youngest in the family and still live in the same community....
February 8, 2020 - 8:01am