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Theft of mother's tombstone worsens split as family enters court battle in western Minnesota
300 of more than 2,500 migrant children reunited as scramble underway to meet judge's deadline
Suspect in Minnesota prison guard's death witnessed his own mother's murder
Texas restaurant bans customer who left racist note to waiter
Coworkers vow to fight for more staff at Minnesota prison where guard was killed
Sioux Falls residents can now mix beer with ax throwing
Santel rolls out fiber internet upgrade plan
Rapid City-based Regional Health abruptly changes leadership
Tech leaders say killer robots would be 'dangerously destabilizing' force in the world
Amazon Prime Day shopping topped $4 billion, analyst estimates
place a business brief
Commentary: 'Tarrifying' future for U.S. soy? Don't expect Chinese protests over food costs
Nearly half of consumers avoid GMO foods, survey says
Study analyzes how Tax Cuts and Job Act impacts farm households
AgweekTV: Dicamba Damage in 2018
Senators brag on the provisions included in its farm bill
Legion baseball roundup: McCook/Miner rolls past Wessington Springs
Amateur baseball district roundup: Vermeulen's no-hitter leads Alexandria to opening win
Mitchell Black fends off Watertown at regions
Post 18 sweeps Watertown, Renner twinbill
Elshere scores high at Corn Palace Stampede
Rebekah "Becky" Kleinhans
Kindness can save lives
OUR VIEW: Violent crash could have been much worse
OPINION: Counting down the lazy, crazy days of summer
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Our view: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: An awesome experience with Argentine waterfowl
GF&P agrees to seasonal Day County lake deal
Wiltz: Some advice for East River deer hunters
Father-son duo aren’t limited by same-old fishing routine
Wiltz: Youth fishing excursions have life benefits
Dave and Bonnie Meyerink
July 17, 2018
As a pregnant teen, I felt like a failure. But then I realized failure wasn't an option.
I lay on the table in an Atlanta hospital room almost a decade ago, watching as my doctor sliced me open and yanked two slimy, screaming balls...
July 17, 2018 - 2:50pm
July 16, 2018
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Earlier this year, I wrote about what kids should do if they found a baby bird on the ground. The idea for the story came from an experience...
July 16, 2018 - 8:08pm
July 8, 2018
You don't need to break the bank to host a dream wedding. I did it for $780.
I proposed to my boyfriend over email. Actually, he was just cc'd on the email, which was directed to his parents and mine. "Theoretically, would...
July 8, 2018 - 10:00am
July 7, 2018
Commentary: Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
Dear Carol: I read your column about a woman whose friend was getting lost when driving and she wondered about confronting her friend about possible...
July 7, 2018 - 9:40am
June 24, 2018
Response to Mother's Day column was overwhelming
It's been more than a month since I wrote a column on Mother's Day weekend about the tragic story of my mother -- And the feedback is still coming...
June 24, 2018 - 6:17am
June 17, 2018
Group teaches dads to give gift of time, teaches children 'this is what a father does'
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.—Jonathan Sundby takes his role as a father seriously. So seriously, he joined a local group, All Pro Dad, that...
June 17, 2018 - 8:44am
Grandpa discovers love of woodworking, toymaking
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- John Hughes always thought he’d be a carpenter. Wood had always attracted him, and as a kid he’d watch carpenters working...
June 17, 2018 - 7:36am
Commentary: Family ranch is a special place, not just for the ones who live there now
"This place, there's just something about it that makes people feel like it's their own. It's special that way I think," my husband said as he...
June 17, 2018 - 6:53am
Commentary: One good 'act of Momness' remembered 40 years later
We can hang onto grudges, slights, insults and snubs for years. But who knew that a single act of kindness could last longer than all of them?...
June 17, 2018 - 6:52am
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 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
June 10, 2018
Commentary: Even without much money, family can make us rich
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — When we were young kids, my little sister came home from a weekend with her friend spent four-wheeling and boating...
June 10, 2018 - 9:15am
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 27, 2018
Swift's rules of comportment not quite as persnickety as royal family
It never fails. Whenever a royal wedding crops up, there's a resurgence of interest in life as a Windsor. There's something about the pageantry,...
May 27, 2018 - 9:42am
2-year-old Edie thinks she's 30-something, or 60-something, or something
I told my 2-year-old that it was time to take a nap. She replied, of course, that she didn't want to. When I asked her why, she said, "Because...
May 27, 2018 - 8:57am