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US returns 7-year-old Guatemalan boy taken from his mother at border
President Trump officially declares North Korea still a threat, despite his claim after historic summit
Ethan man charged with fourth-degree rape
Trump says Republicans are 'wasting their time' trying to pass immigration bills before November elections
A Girl Scout wrote to companies with a heartfelt request. As a result, they cut down on millions of plastic straws.
Online retailer denying orders from SD after ruling; CEO unsure of other states
Decision makes 'level playing field' for small businesses
Branding, ‘a neat tradition’: Mathews-Allen Ranch near Draper works 1,200 calves in two days
From her heart to 4-H: Meet Davison and Hanson County’s new 4-H adviser, Colorado native Olivia Klinzmann
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
place a business brief
House passes its version of farm bill on tight vote
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
'Ideal shape for a great winter wheat crop'
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
Bin, machinery makers hit by steel tariff hikes
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Schuster rink, Diggins up for ESPY Awards
Mitchell junior Legion drops first game of Post 22 tournament
Amateur baseball roundup: Horned Frogs hold off Mudcats
The versatile swimmer: MAC's Swanson wants more than state titles
Seeking new heights, Suns draft Ayton No. 1 overall
Oliver "Ollie" Hanten
Audrey Jane (Bosworth) Sonne
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
OUR VIEW: Council needs to be bold, act on the lake
On the road: Ireland's farms, food, and future
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
OPINION: The best family reunion pastime
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
Ominous warning came days before Florida woman was killed by a 12-foot alligator
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
Callin' all catfish: James River study puts reward tags on whisker-faced creatures
The Rev. Dr. Howard and Barbara Hart
June 17, 2018
Commentary: Are you connecting with your children?
When I think of what it takes to be a great dad, one of the key characteristics is a consistent commitment to connect with your children; to...
June 17, 2018 - 6:31am
June 15, 2018
Commentary: With over 40 years between the birth of my two daughters, I am two different fathers
Still shaken by Bobby Kennedy's assassination six days earlier, I sat in the hospital waiting room mindlessly thumbing through a May 1968 Rolling...
June 15, 2018 - 2:18pm
May 10, 2018
Why kids and teens may face far more anxiety these days
When it comes to treating anxiety in children and teens, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are the bane of therapists' work. "With (social media),...
May 10, 2018 - 10:22pm
Juuling: If you don't know what it is, ask your kids
At a high school in Maryland's capital city of Annapolis, the principal ordered doors removed from bathrooms to keep students from sneaking hits...
May 10, 2018 - 12:00pm
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 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
Another girl ... 'What do you think of that?'
The look and follow-up question are almost always the same. "What do you think of that?" Two girls. Our second child, due May 19, is a little...
April 10, 2018 - 8:18am
April 3, 2018
Despite faults, Facebook helps recall my kids' childhood
FARGO — Facebook has been in the news a lot lately, and not for good reasons. The recent revelations about the Cambridge Analytica data...
April 3, 2018 - 7:40am
March 27, 2018
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
MOORHEAD, Minn. — "Do you ever, you know, miss the life you had before you had children?" I could almost hear the question being whispered...
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
March 18, 2018
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
SOLWAY, Minn.—Eleven years ago, Kent and Shantel Dudley adopted a child no one else would. Five-year old Travis had severe neurological...
March 18, 2018 - 8:18am
February 21, 2018
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
By now, you've likely heard that breast-feeding is good. Women hear the mantra "breast is best" practically from the moment they conceive - both...
February 21, 2018 - 1:38pm
February 20, 2018
OPINION: 'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
"Tale as old as time ... True as it can be ... " Could you hear Mrs. Potts? I don't even need to watch "Beauty and the Beast" to hear her motherly...
February 20, 2018 - 7:30am
February 13, 2018
I'm glad my daughter has an older brother -- here's why
FARGO — Nearly five years ago I found out I was expecting my son, and I was a little nervous. After growing up with two sisters, I assumed...
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
February 12, 2018
7 real-life skills your teen needs before going away to college
In my job teaching college English and creative writing, I hold individual conferences with my freshmen every semester, and this year's were a doozy: One young woman wanted me to help her with a criminal complaint; one young man sought advice on finding a neurologist; and another...
February 12, 2018 - 12:13pm
February 6, 2018
No 'mom guilt,' but 'wife guilt' aplenty
FARGO — I hear a lot about "mom guilt." It's the feeling that we're somehow not good enough for our kids or not doing enough for them....
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am