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Political notebook: GOP race for Minnesota governor off and running
By Don Davis Minnesotas 2014 governor race is underway. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton long has said he plans to seek a second term, and at least a half-dozen Republicans want the chance to knock him off...
4/29/13 at 9:55 AM Legislative notebook: Dayton budget plan delayed to 'later in the week' 3/12/13 at 5:07 PM
Expert advises to 'strike a balance' in talking to kids about shootings 12/14/12 at 7:11 PM
What To Do With Your Messy Child
So what do you do if your child is messy and you fear their future as a star on the show "Hoarders"? First be realistic. Is it really that bad or are you just imagining it? Second, start b...
4/12/13 at 7:59 AM HELP: What Do I Do With All Of Those Art Projects? 5/30/12 at 7:02 PM
HELP: What Do I Do With Those School Papers? 5/15/12 at 1:51 PM
A Little China Choo-Choo
China train travel. Hmm, whats that like? Well, that depends on where you are. On my train trip from Zhuhai to Guangzhou--one city in Guangdong province to another--the train was brand new and the rid...
7/21/12 at 9:42 AM
Gambling with Kids, Not One of My Best Ideas!
By Joshua Huffman, Financial Counselor The Village Financial Resource Center I rarely ever gamble. And when I do, it is a few dollars here or there. But, last weeks Powerball jackpot of $336 million ...
2/15/12 at 8:06 AM
Fat kids: the blame and shame game?
Who knew an ad campaign promoting a healthy weight for kids could become the target of so much controversy? The campaign, called Strong4Life, was rolled out last summer by Children's Healthcare of At...
1/6/12 at 2:37 PM
Your Young One Can Make a Difference Too!
Raising compassionate children is more important than ever, but in today's world, when children are exposed to so much negativity, parents may be wondering where to begin. Introducing kids to voluntee...
11/23/11 at 3:30 PM Tips for Teaching Your Children the Importance of Table Manners 9/19/11 at 10:22 AM
The Do Good Bucket 12/14/10 at 12:10 PM
Do the Bunny Hop right over to the Bunny Hole Cookies!
A fluffy and chubby-looking bunny was right outside my window the other day, happily nibbling away on sprigs of Russian Sage that were poking out of the snow. He was so cute as he started at the tip ...
1/7/10 at 5:35 AM The story of Danny and his apple crisp 9/26/09 at 7:01 PM
Experts give tips on keeping children safe around water
While swimming, boating and other water-related activities spell summertime fun for many Minnesotans, they can be dangerous for children. Watching children closely around water can help keep summer re...
7/1/09 at 4:08 AM