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Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
Police seeking information on Farmington armed robbery
Rosemount rolls out innovative public engagement system
crime and courts
Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Farmington girls' hockey wins own Louis-Schmitz Holiday Classic
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
arts and entertainment
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development
Illuminations opens storefront in downtown Farmington
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February 14, 2013
Book Review: Diary entries sum up tales of rich and famous
"October 27, 1940, Sunday -- Went to chapel all day as usual. Our big meeting next Sunday. Gwilym Rees will be preaching. "October 29, 1940,...
February 14, 2013 - 12:23pm
February 8, 2013
Why yogurt can be a healthy choice
The popularity of yogurt is on the rise. According to Innoval Market Insights, launches of Greek yogurt products have increased by 29 percent...
February 8, 2013 - 6:23am
February 7, 2013
Book Reviews: Rehashing the infamous rabble-rousers
"Now that science has attained its youth and superstition is in its dotage, the trembling, palsied wreck says to the athlete: 'Let us be friends.'...
February 7, 2013 - 8:54am
February 6, 2013
Ellsworth woman conquering diabetes, one day at a time
ELLSWORTH -- Kathie Geister lived with diabetes for most of two decades before it started really getting nasty. The staffer for Loberg Law Office...
February 6, 2013 - 4:14pm
February 4, 2013
5 simple ways to boost your energy levels
No one is immune to random bouts of fatigue. For many people, fatigue is most common around midafternoon, when the workday starts to drag and...
February 4, 2013 - 4:04pm
Woodbury man's startup provides free access to gyms, personal trainers
Nick Boyer doesn't think physical fitness should be limited to those who can afford it. The Woodbury resident and personal trainer recently...
February 4, 2013 - 7:09am
February 1, 2013
Book Report: Going back keeps stories going
Sometimes an author doesn't realize he's got a good thing going and plunges on ahead when he might well have done better had he looked back. Popular...
February 1, 2013 - 8:44am
Getting Started: Tips for the Beginning Runner
Running tends to be the first choice of new fitness enthusiasts due to low start-up costs and quick benefits, but while many new runners have...
February 1, 2013 - 6:57am
January 30, 2013
Losing pounds & gaining happiness
O'Neal Hampton remembers the nights he used to spend lounging on the couch at his Richfield, Minn., home with a bag of potato chips by his side...
January 30, 2013 - 6:31am
January 23, 2013
Book Report: The rise and fall of empires
I met a traveler from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert...Near them, on the sand, Half sunk,...
January 23, 2013 - 2:49pm
January 17, 2013
Confessions and pointers of a luxury hotel employee
Heads up! We've got a book about heads this week, "Heads in Beds," by Jacob Tomsky (Doubleday, $25.95). But first a brief dissertation on what...
January 17, 2013 - 8:04am
January 11, 2013
Looking back, Farmington woman sees a life worth remembering
Betty Kronberg worries sometimes that she spends too much time reminiscing. Like maybe she should spend more time focused on the present than...
January 11, 2013 - 11:57am
Book Report: Railway images take me down the tracks
I often receive books that make me think of old friends and relatives no longer here to enjoy them. Whenever I receive a book by Jerry Apps,...
January 11, 2013 - 9:04am
January 3, 2013
Book Report: Finally, my chance to critique a bestseller
After a quarter century of book reviewing, I guess it's time for me to admit that until recently, I never read a novel by bestselling author...
January 3, 2013 - 9:23am
December 28, 2012
Book Report: Minnesota writers shine bright
"Thirty Rooms to Hide In," by Luke Longstreet Sullivan (University of Minnesota Press, $24.95) has a subtitle that sort of grabs you: "Insanity,...
December 28, 2012 - 4:14pm