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September 4, 2017
Katie Pinke on Aug. 28, 2017, visited her great-great aunt Iris Westman on her 112th birthday and learned about Iris's first birthday party, on the occasion of her seventh birthday.
112-year-old shares birthday memories
September 4, 2017 - 6:43am
February 16, 2017
Minnesota State Demographer Susan Brower (left) and Andi Egbert, assistant director with the State Demography Center, released a study evaluating the state's changing -- and aging -- demographics. (Forum News Service photo by Maureen McMullen)
Businesses seek solutions for aging rural workforce
February 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 10, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Franken talks rural health care woes
February 10, 2016 - 11:05am
January 20, 2016
Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth, right, with Rep. Mary Murphy of Hermantown and other Minnesota House Democrats, discusses policies to help rural Minnesota that were unveiled Tuesday. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
DFL, GOP agree on goals for rural MN, but differ on how to reach them
January 20, 2016 - 9:51am
September 9, 2015
Minnesota state Rep. Ron Kresha of Little Falls listens to a witness Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, as he leads alegislative task force meeting dealing with child abuse. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
Many rural Minnesota counties lack immediate child abuse aid
September 9, 2015 - 8:40am
July 31, 2015
Is rural America hazardous to your health?
July 31, 2015 - 5:25am
July 2, 2015
USDA VAPG program helps thousands of farmers, ranchers
July 2, 2015 - 5:05am
June 30, 2015
U.S. Senator Al Franken gestures during his nomination speech in 2014 at the DECC in Duluth. DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE/Clint Austin
Franken: Rural health needs intensive care
June 30, 2015 - 8:57am
June 19, 2015
Minnesota state Sen. Tom Saxhaug leads a pre-2015 legislative session meeting dealing with rural worker training issues. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
Agreement lacking on greater Minnesota accomplishments in Legislature
June 19, 2015 - 8:52am
May 1, 2015
New challenges facing rural people in coming years
May 1, 2015 - 5:45am
February 23, 2015
Thanks to rural influx, GOP legislators’ focus turns outstate
February 23, 2015 - 5:05am
January 28, 2015
Loan forgiveness could attract health professionals to rural areas
January 28, 2015 - 3:12pm
March 12, 2013
Minnesota leading way in telecommuting
March 12, 2013 - 8:07am
June 14, 2011
Nordisk Hemslojd is a variety store in Karlstad and features a mural painted by Sharon Wikstrom. Herald photo by Eric Hylden.
Minnesota town is "Little Scandinavia"
June 14, 2011 - 8:32am
October 27, 2008
Economy trumps rural issues
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am