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Mayor asks residents to support the Dakota City Heritage Village this weekend
Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
Yellow Ribbon Network packages cookies for veterans
Heidi Barlage is recognized as Farmington Teacher of the Year
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Wrestling: Returning wrestlers, newcomers find success for Tigers
Boys hockey: Tigers show progress in loss to Eden Prairie
Girls hockey: Offense breaks out against Hastings
Gymnastics: Injuries put a damper on opening meet
Tigers start 2-0 for the first time since 2010
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Take a hike: Free admission Friday to all Minnesota State Parks
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
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TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union vs Larry R. Rumpza
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Pat Rupp: Trip to the People's Stadium a long day's journey
Deanna Weniger: Fly birdie, fly, but parting is such sweet sorrow
Editorial: State your case through Truth-in-Taxation
Pat Rupp: Odds are political polling is a bad bet
Kim Ukura: On renovations and refreshing your spaces
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September 24, 2012
Ease the discomfort of arthritis
Arthritis can make physical activity more difficult. In spite of that difficulty, exercise is an important part of staying healthy for men and...
September 24, 2012 - 7:05am
September 22, 2012
How to reduce prescription medication costs
For the millions of people who rely on prescription medications every day, the day when a drug faces generic competition is one many circle on...
September 22, 2012 - 7:02am
September 21, 2012
Aging Drivers: Growing old doesn't mean surrendering the keys
The significance of a driver's license never truly dissipates, which makes it difficult for aging men and women to address their abilities as...
September 21, 2012 - 6:57am
September 20, 2012
Precautionary measures older travelers must consider
Whether retired or simply an empty nester, older men and women often love their increased opportunities to travel and see the world.
September 20, 2012 - 6:54am
September 19, 2012
Book Report: Memories: Looking back on what was, wasn't and the many paths not taken
When you are in your twenties, even if you're confused and uncertain about your aims and purposes, you have a strong sense of what life itself...
September 19, 2012 - 4:02pm
What you eat becomes more critical with age
With age people are often less active and prone to gain weight while losing muscle mass. Their immune systems weaken, leaving them more susceptible...
September 19, 2012 - 6:50am
Let caution reign when beginning a new exercise regimen
Exercise is an essential component of any plan to get healthier. Men and women who want to lose weight or change their lifestyles to reduce their...
September 19, 2012 - 6:46am
September 14, 2012
New art exhibit at Farmington Dunn Bros. has an apt message in a couple of ways
The art exhibit that opened this week at Farmington's Dunn Bros. came about almost by accident, but David Hartnett, the coffee shop's co-owner,...
arts and entertainment/business/Life
September 14, 2012 - 3:02pm
September 7, 2012
Book Report: Exposing the underbelly of old D.C.
It's no secret that talent runs in families. Years ago I worked with Anthony Morley on the Minneapolis Tribune. Tony was a brilliant writer,...
September 7, 2012 - 8:46am
August 29, 2012
Book Report: This author shines as voice of a community
Novelist Toni Morrison has won the National Book Critics Circle, the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for her fiction. Little wonder. Her...
August 29, 2012 - 3:10pm
August 24, 2012
Book Review: Did she or didn't she: Does it even matter?
Dorothy Parker was born on this day 119 years ago in West End, N.J., just a year after poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, about which Parker said...
August 24, 2012 - 9:44am
August 17, 2012
Book Report: Remedy/curse: Drug highs and lows
Thomas De Quincy was born on this day in 1785, and would later write an eerie book that captured the romantic imagination, "Confessions of an...
August 17, 2012 - 9:10am
August 9, 2012
Book Report: Big heart for a big 'horse' of a guy
I was in high school when Heisman Trophy winner Alan Ameche was making big news on Big Ten gridirons. The University of Wisconsin sent films...
August 9, 2012 - 2:40pm
August 2, 2012
Book Report: This mystery worthy of Masterpiece Theatre
I'm not a big fan of detective novels in general, but I'm a sucker for the works of Agatha Christie and P.G. Wodehouse ever since I bought a...
August 2, 2012 - 3:46pm
July 30, 2012
Book Report: Duluth poet: A blunt, dazzling wordsmith
Normally I write about two books each week -- one national and one regional. This week I'll mention just one because it straddles both categories...
July 30, 2012 - 8:35am