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School board to consider 2018-19 budget
Rollover crash results in minor injuries, but dog dies
1st trial looms in theft scandal exposed by family's deaths
Trump administration says it has plan to reunite separated children still in its custody
A jogger accidentally crossed into the US from Canada and was detained for two weeks
Breaking down the myths of phone repair and battery life
Molson Coors latest beermaker to consider adding buds to suds
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
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
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
Amateur baseball roundup: Platte late comeback downs Mount Vernon
MAC takes second at Corn Palace Invitational
Legion baseball roundup: Winner/Colome ends weekend on high note
Youth baseball roundup: Mitchell White wins three straight to end weekend
Lynx roll past Aces
Agnes Ann Pavlin
Cindi D. Mulder
Audrey Jane (Bosworth) Sonne
Never mind the weeds
LETTER: SD opens arms to drinking
WOSTER: Considering cleanliness and creativity
LETTER: Noem isn't governor material
LETTER: NAFTA died ugly death it deserved
Even under bluebird skies, 'Bro' finds the walleyes
Good fishing partners, like Abby, hard to find
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
Lowell and Carole Funk
Rolf & Marjean Hope
Dolores (Lori) Kelsey
Minding Our Elders
June 23, 2018
Well-meaning but hasty comments add to caregiver's heavy load
Dear Carol: I am caring for both of my parents who are over 90. Mom has Alzheimer's. Dad tries to help, but he's limited in what he can do. Frankly,...
June 23, 2018 - 7:19am
June 16, 2018
Commentary: Celebrate Father's Day with Dad, even if he may not recognize family
Dear Carol: My father-in-law has late-stage Alzheimer's and he no longer knows the family. My husband's heart breaks when he sees his dad, and...
June 16, 2018 - 7:26am
June 2, 2018
Commentary: Hospital discharge list can help caregivers stay organized
Dear Carol: My dad has been in the hospital for open-heart surgery. He's now being discharged and will come home with me until he recovers enough...
June 2, 2018 - 8:20am
May 26, 2018
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Dear Carol: I quit a job that I enjoyed, one with good benefits, in order to be a caregiver to my parents up until their deaths just months apart....
May 26, 2018 - 8:55am
May 19, 2018
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
Dear Carol: My dad cared for Mom for seven years until she died from Alzheimer's. Now, Dad needs a little help. He knows how hard caregiving...
May 19, 2018 - 9:18am
May 12, 2018
COMMENTARY: Guilt about mother's care needs perspective
Dear Carol: Because of repeated strokes my mother couldn't live alone, so I moved her in with me. As years went by I struggled to transfer her...
May 12, 2018 - 8:15am
May 5, 2018
Treatments can help maintain quality of life
Dear Carol: My dad is 86 and quite healthy other than his eyes. Recently, he developed the wet form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
May 5, 2018 - 8:35am
April 28, 2018
Age shouldn't determine facility care
Dear Carol: I've been reading a lot about if it's time to force a parent into some kind of care. Your position seems to be that it's the older...
April 28, 2018 - 8:20am
April 21, 2018
New living arrangements could keep family close
Dear Carol: I'm 78 years old, and I have lived with my son and his wife for two years. I'm feeling hemmed in, and I think that they may feel...
April 21, 2018 - 8:05am
April 14, 2018
Aging parents, no matter challenges, never become children
Dear Carol: I have several friends who are caring for their parents in various ways. They talk as if their parents have become the family children...
April 14, 2018 - 7:29am
April 7, 2018
Criticism difficult for caregivers to swallow
Dear Carol: I'm wondering if you have advice for people who are shamed by others who judge their caregiving. I am an around-the-clock caregiver...
April 7, 2018 - 6:10am
March 31, 2018
How to choose between assisted living or nursing home
Dear Carol: Your column has been incredibly helpful for my family as we care for my sweet mother-in-law who is in late stages of frontal temporal...
March 31, 2018 - 7:38am
March 24, 2018
Hard to differentiate between rally or improvement
Dear Carol: My mom has had Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for 30 years and is nearing the end of her life. She lives in a nursing home and I visit daily....
March 24, 2018 - 7:00am
March 10, 2018
Grief combined with depression may need extra medical help
Dear Carol: My husband and I cared for my mom in our home for several years before she passed away two months ago. The first two weeks I was...
March 10, 2018 - 7:21am
March 3, 2018
Worries about father with isolated rural life justified
Dear Carol: My widowed dad is 76. He's in good health and lives alone on a farm several miles from the metro area. Dad drives around the farm...
March 3, 2018 - 9:03am