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Bill mixes paint, bees and farmers ... and includes an island, too
By Don Davis Paint will cost more and be recycled. Bees will be protected. Financially troubled farmers will be able to access state aid. And an island to provide more wildlife habitat could be built...
5/19/13 at 5:06 PM Loud demonstrations join budget debate in Minnesota Capitol 5/18/13 at 11:52 PM
Nursing homes get financial bump as lawmakers OK health care bill 5/18/13 at 6:40 PM
Don't let Comets PANSTARRS and Lemmon out of your sight ... yet
What the heck have comets L4 PANSTARRS and Lemmon been up to anyway? Well, they're still visible in 50mm binoculars and small telescopes. You can see them both sans moonlight in the morning sky afte...
5/19/13 at 12:31 PM Watch as Venus, Jupiter and Mercury align after sunset 5/19/13 at 11:42 AM
1998 QE2 asteroid flyby an opportunity for pros and amateurs alike 5/18/13 at 10:56 AM
Milo spent the day tracking dinosaurs. We are camping in northern New Mexico where, according to the signs in the state park, dinosaurs left their tracks. We pulled in late too late to see our own tr...
5/18/13 at 11:51 AM Are You Having Fun? 5/10/13 at 3:29 PM
Are You Having Fun? 5/10/13 at 3:27 PM
Health care's new paternalism?
Is the patient's blood pressure at 120 over 80 or below and controlled with one or more medications if necessary? Check. Normal body mass index? Check. Recommended screenings carried out according t...
5/17/13 at 11:33 AM Change fatigue in health care 5/9/13 at 3:39 PM
Moving in with the adult children 5/6/13 at 2:49 PM
The Excuses That Professional Organizers Hear
When I tell people that I am a Professional Organizer, their response is usually the same, "boy do I need you in my house!" and they laugh. So it got me thinking about what some of the things are that...
5/17/13 at 8:55 AM How To Get The Male Gender To Organize 5/10/13 at 9:04 AM
Skills I Want My Boys To Have 5/3/13 at 9:52 AM
I had such big plans. Well, ok, not big. But firmly cemented in my mind. I have such a huge list of garden chores to be completed in the next two weeks, that I figured I'd better not wait to start un...
5/16/13 at 3:46 PM Jumping the gun 5/15/13 at 10:22 AM
Lake chores 5/13/13 at 8:15 AM
Searching for Happiness by Linda Butler
So happy! Thats what one of my Facebook friends posted one day. I couldnt help but wonderokay, what? She never elaborated. Have you ever had moments of complete happiness? I have. It is so elusive,...
5/15/13 at 1:10 PM 10 Ways to Relax 4/23/13 at 5:39 AM
Top Career - Marriage and Family Therapy 4/19/13 at 11:29 AM
Still time to register for Hawk Ridge Birdathon
It isn't too late to register to participate in the 27th annual Hawk Ridge Birdathon, which will be held this Saturday, May 18. The object is to count as many bird species as you can within the 24-hou...
5/15/13 at 1:06 PM Sales of Minnesota fishing licenses down significantly 5/14/13 at 4:54 PM
Steelheaders finding fish in streams near Duluth 5/14/13 at 1:47 PM
If you write an Areavoices blog you'll want to see this
So you've been writing your blog for awhile...everything is fine. But there's something missing. The magic is gone. Cue the melodramatic music. Okay, I won't go that far. But the fact is, so...
5/14/13 at 4:55 PM Growing Pains can wreak a little havoc sometimes 5/9/13 at 11:56 AM
Looking for a speaker for your group? 3/22/13 at 4:48 PM
Forum wins big in 2013 North Dakota Newspaper Association contest; other FCC papers have good showings too
FARGO, N.D. Five Forum Communications Co. papers won more than 270 awards during the North Dakota Newspaper Associations 2013 convention held recently in Rapid City, S.D. Papers received recognition ...
5/10/13 at 3:10 PM Daily Republic receives top award in 2013 SDNA newspaper contest 5/10/13 at 8:35 AM
2012 Forum Forward class graduates during ceremony in Fargo 5/9/13 at 3:17 PM
Beer Brief #39 - Brimstone
Brewery - Boom Island Brewing Company, Minneapolis, MN Beer - Brimstone Style - Tripel ABV - 9.5% Color - Yellowish gold with a long-lasting eggshell white head Aroma - Honey, lemongrass, peach...
5/8/13 at 10:11 PM Societe Brewing Company Visit 5/6/13 at 10:43 PM
Rough Draft Brewery Visit 4/2/13 at 9:34 PM
Mother's Day on a Budget
Its that time of year againSpring Clean Up; Window washing, clearing the yard of winters remnants and dusting off the grill. AND its also nearing Mothers Day. Mothers Day doesnt need to equate to pre...
5/6/13 at 5:14 AM Ways to Guarantee a Great Family Vacation 4/22/13 at 11:02 AM
Nine Steps to Dealing With Medical Debt 4/16/13 at 9:27 AM
Groundwork done for Daly Memorial in 1963
May 9, 1963 Digging was done over the weekend for the foundation on which a monolith in memory of the late John Daly will be erected and dedicated by the Eagles lodge of Hastings later this month. ...
4/30/13 at 3:01 PM Cooper Grade School- circa 1921 4/19/13 at 12:03 PM
5 Vets Back, Sophs Bid Strong in 1963 4/10/13 at 4:09 PM
The World is Not As Bright
If it feels like the world isnt as bright, it may not just be the gloomy weather. The world lost some light last night as my best friend Freddie passed away. Yeah, this post is about me a little bit a...
4/21/13 at 10:01 PM Are You Using the Do-Over Option? 4/7/13 at 6:38 PM
Keeping Perspective When Evil Touches Our World 12/15/12 at 1:39 AM
The Ultimate Offensive Weapon
At breakfast this morning I announced that I am no longer buying tortilla chips. My husband and I cant handle having them in the house. Period. This may seem extreme and if you saw my pantry, you mi...
3/14/13 at 5:51 PM Pursue Your Passion 2/19/13 at 11:49 AM
Adapt or Go Back? 12/4/12 at 10:48 AM