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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
Stepping Stones preschool program receives national accreditation
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Showing they belong
Boys lacrosse: Young Tigers take opener vs. Hill-Murray
Softball: Tigers win consolation at Mankato
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 1 North
Golf: Tigers ninth in South Suburban meet
Garage Sale Hunter MAP
Your weekend: Steak fry, royal ambassadors' fundraiser are on weekend agenda
Severe Weather Week focuses on preparing for the worst
Monthly flea market starts April 25 in downtown Farmington
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Kerr
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Webber
ORD NO. 410-SS Empire Township
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Deneen
Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation vs Ostrom
Irene Jo Spaniol, 98
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Helen Mae Fischer, 88
Editorial: Pietsch gave a lot to Farmington
Student voices: There’s no easy answer when you try to define love
Column: The pool is just great this time of year
Editorial: A lot to like in Farmington
Faith notes: What if there was no Easter?
Get Out! Deals
August 8, 2012
Depression need not be part of aging process
Myth: Depression is an expected part of growing older. Fact: While older adults are susceptible to depression, it is not a "given" that one should expect to have to deal with depression as one gets older. As we grow older, all of us will experience some life changes such as retirement,...
August 8, 2012 - 6:37am
August 6, 2012
CUT CALORIES: without going hungry
All-time high obesity rates have led many people to seek ways to cut some fat and calories from their diets. Doing so doesn't have to be so difficult or intimidating. Obesity rates in the United States have reached a plateau. For the last five years the statistics indicate Americans...
August 6, 2012 - 6:13am
August 1, 2012
New Richmond WI Cancer Center gives Wisconsin patients a choice
NEW RICHMOND -- The Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin has many milestones to celebrate at its first anniversary. The New Richmond facility,...
August 1, 2012 - 2:01pm
July 30, 2012
Grass fed beef: Described by diners as 'the way beef used to taste'
CANNON FALLS - Since 2003, Thousand Hills Cattle Company in Cannon Falls, Minn., has experienced slow and steady growth. That just changed. In early July, the small firm went nationwide, selling a limited showcase of its products at Super Target locations across the nation. What's...
health / food
July 30, 2012 - 12:49pm
July 23, 2012
Very few adults are Living Healthy
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health / life
July 23, 2012 - 6:00am
July 17, 2012
Pediatric Dental Care: Good teeth start with good habits, dental visits
'Everything we treat is preventable' Tooth decay is recognized as the most common chronic disease affecting children in the United States. Area...
health / life
July 17, 2012 - 3:33pm
April 26, 2012
4-26-2012: UPDATE: Woman who caused Delta flight quarantine identified as Red Wing resident
A phone call asking for medical advice for a Red Wing woman returning from Uganda resulted in a two-hour quarantine for Delta flight Thursday afternoon. Lise Sievers was returning from Africa and had connecting flights in Amsterdam and Detroit before officials quarantined her plane...
health / news
April 26, 2012 - 6:48pm
Does late-night eating cause weight gain?
Many of the studies involving late-night eating have been conducted on lab mice or on people who are deemed "late sleepers," not necessarily on people who routinely eat the biggest or most caloric meals late in the day. Those who are dieting are routinely told to cut off meals after...
January 26, 2012 - 10:34am
January 25, 2012
Healthy and quick breakfasts for busy school mornings
Studies have found that children who eat a healthy breakfast have higher energy levels and better learning abilities than similar students who...
January 25, 2012 - 10:13am
Keep the pounds off even after the beach season has come and gone
While that might be human nature, it's also a waste of all that presummer effort. Keeping fit through the winter and into next beach season doesn't have to be so difficult. In fact, the National Weight Control Registry, who tracked men and women who lost 60 pounds and kept if off...
January 25, 2012 - 10:08am
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
news / food / health
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm