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Elderly, disabled care top priorities for legislators
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
State denies Duluth's request on police body cameras
Winter Trails Day celebration planned
Meth use, winter cold led to Mahnomen men’s deaths
Laker gymnasts No. 1 in season's first state poll
Lakers complete Bemidji sweep
Girls basketball: Lakers bounce back against Bemidji
Boys Hoops: Undefeated Battlers hold off Hornets
Barlund, Tappe lead Hornet girls over Braves
Homemade crescent rolls
Jesus was Jewish
The importance of meeting enrollment deadlines
Social Security COLA became law in 1950
Local student gets MSUM scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
Samuelson named VP at Bell State Bank
Beware: Online flower scams claim locality
Smart tax moves to consider
RDO’s John Deere Equipment moves, grows
Tri-State to announce scholarship winners
In 'Wild,' scenery provides backdrop for life's journey
Oyster: It’s like Netflix for the bookworm
'Theory of Everything' is high on talent, low on story
Reviewing the best reads of 2014
Variety of events planned in area
‘Merry Christmas!’ I shouted
Letter: Farm groups, townships oppose Red River dam
Letter: DL basketball players rally around their 4-year-old fan
Legacy funds have not been idle
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Voyageurs National Park grows by 61 acres
Wolf ruling may have national impact
Court order puts Great Lakes wolves back on endangered species list
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 21, 2012
Crepes add an elegant touch to day-after-Thanksgiving meal
With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us in just a day, it only seems appropriate to offer a suggestion on what to do with your leftover turkey. And...
November 21, 2012 - 9:03am
August 30, 2012
Legendary Minnesota broadcaster Oats LeGrand dies
For more than four decades, one man's voice and presence could create quite a stir in the quiet towns of Minnesota lakes country. His name was...
August 30, 2012 - 8:26am
July 29, 2012
Von Pinnon: The Forum will publish all legal marriage notices
Starting today, The Forum will accept for publication the announcements of gay marriages, engagements and anniversaries if the marriage takes place in a state or country where it's legally recognized. Right now, that means anyone engaged to be married or who was legally married in...
July 29, 2012 - 3:04am
July 5, 2012
Mathison: This picture of sun damage worth a thousand words
You may have enjoyed a day of sun and fun yesterday, and hopefully there are many more in store this summer. And I hope that you protected your skin with a hat, sunglasses and a few healthy shots of sunscreen, liberally applied. But what about everyday exposure? We don't really risk...
July 5, 2012 - 8:45am
January 9, 2012
Kolpack: NDSU needs to pay back transition players after cashing in big in Frisco
FRISCO, Texas - North Dakota State's move to Division I athletics that began in 2003 came with added expenses that could be measured in thousands...
January 9, 2012 - 8:15am
August 4, 2011
Becker County Veterans participate in Roundup
The Tri-County Veterans Round-up was a great success. On July 9 at the Menahga Senior Center, we held a unique veterans benefits event. It was the first of its' kind in the Hubbard, Wadena and Becker counties. Between 300-400 veterans, military and family members walked through the...
August 4, 2011 - 7:39am
July 20, 2011
Doeden: Can't beet these greens as rich and tasty source of nutrients
I came home from the farmers market the other day with a large round loaf of sourdough bread, tiny potatoes, a few onions and a bulb of fresh garlic. Oh, and a big bag of beet greens. Vendors at the market were just closing up shop when one of the farmers asked me if I'd like some...
July 20, 2011 - 8:29am
May 3, 2011
Parenting Perspectives: Cleaning makes men out of boys
It's the unexpected actions that seem to mean the most when you're a parent, isn't it? The moments when your kids shock you because they didn't fight, or they did what you asked, or when they spend an entire day with you doing spring cleaning ... and they do so with minimal drama. The...
May 3, 2011 - 9:40am
October 15, 2010
Make changes to keep bringing fish into the boat
What beautiful weather we had this last week. It was the kind of weather that reminds us why we live in northwest Minnesota. We had some wind days to contend with on the water, but that just helps us improve our boat handling skills. This past week was all about on water adjustments...
Brad Laabs / outdoors
October 15, 2010 - 3:52pm
October 3, 2010
Von Pinnon column: Loopholes in Minn. laws help keep public in dark
Because The Forum covers news in both Minnesota and North Dakota, we routinely deal with each state's open records and open meetings laws. Simply stated, North Dakota's transparency laws are much more favorable to its public.
October 3, 2010 - 11:19am