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Kids who offend: Juveniles from Wadena County continue to be sent to Moorhead facility
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Treasure trove of love: Jewel prompts Free Adoption Day Saturday at DL’s Humane Society
Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
Unseasonably warm: Early ice demands common sense from local sportsmen
Third period outburst lifts Wadena-DC past Park Rapids Area
Wolverines ends losing streak with Park Region Conference win
Wadena-DC hosts Park Region Conference Showcase
Second half surge lifts Royalton past W-DC
Ottertail Central takes down Wadena-Deer Creek
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Mary Ann Erckenbrack
Grimes joins TCHC Ottertail Clinic
TCHC seeks new name for prenatal/OB program
Scott joins TCHC emergency department
Helping to 'drive' public transit traffic
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 14 edition
Empty Stocking Fund receives a boost from talent show
Art Aficionados Array Art Adventures
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 30 edition
MN author Szarke includes regional locations in books
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
How to obtain a cold war recognition certificate
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Can kids wear bike helmets in ATVs?
Count your blessings and your birds
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Five generations of family were brought together at Fair Oaks Lodge Nursing Home.
Connor Daniel Porter
Olivia Alaine Graham
Kahlani Jean Lynn Johnson
Leo Sylvester Bosh
March 26, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Dear Carol: My dad had been fighting cancer for years. Eventually, there was no more hope for a cure, so we agreed to ask for hospice care to...
March 26, 2017 - 12:38pm
March 21, 2017
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
I am about to rat out my fellow columnist. In a good way, of course. Bob Lind has been writing the Neighbors column in the Forum since before I was born. Just kidding. But he has been writing it for quite a while, right around 20 years in fact. His words introduce us to the people,...
March 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 19, 2017
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Dear Carol: My mother lives in an assisted living facility. She has arthritic pain and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, but she usually does well with the support that she has. When I visited her last Saturday evening she seemed upset and confused, and she told me that she didn't...
March 19, 2017 - 11:52am
March 14, 2017
New Netflix series sparks ideas for kindness
A strange thing is happening. The kids are fed, the dishes are done (sort of) and the couch begins calling my name. Actually, it's not the couch that's drawing me in, it's the television. Ahhh, Netflix. I've always admired the beauty of being able to watch what you want when you want...
March 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 12, 2017
Minding our Elders: Major changes like moving can set back health of some elders
Dear Carol: My mother's memory has gotten very poor, her arthritis puts her at risk for falls and she has severe asthma, so she decided that she'd be better off in assisted living. My brother and I were in agreement and we went with Mom to look at available facilities. We were thrilled...
March 12, 2017 - 10:18am
March 6, 2017
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
A viral video was circulating the Internet the past few months. You may have seen it, or you've probably seen your friends talking, tweeting...
March 6, 2017 - 4:22pm
A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
I went to visit my father recently. He had a stroke about 9 months ago and is now a permanent resident in an assisted living facility. He hasn't yet regained the use of the right side of his body, so he relies heavily on my step-mom and his nurses to tend to his every need. Every...
March 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 5, 2017
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Dear Carol: My mom is 94 years old and frail. She has a weak heart and bad lungs, yet she hangs on. I'm a 73-year-old widow. I took care of Mom...
March 5, 2017 - 10:18am
February 26, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Be smart, plan for your own care needs ahead of crisis
Dear Carol: My wife died of cancer three years ago. Her decline was long and slow, so when the end came there was some relief, along with the agonizing grief. I've slowly recovered enough to enjoy life. However, I've now been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease (EOAD)....
February 26, 2017 - 10:18am
February 5, 2017
MINDING OUR ELDERS: Using walker when needed better choice than alternative
Dear Carol: My mother has severe spine and knee issues and should be using a walker, but she refuses. She's only in her 60s and she says a walker makes her look old. She also complains that a walker keeps her from getting close enough to the cupboards and sink to cook, which is something...
February 5, 2017 - 4:14pm
Faith Conversations: 'Misplaced' find new life, freedom in baptism
The newly-baptized men at Fargo's River of Life Church would prefer to think of themselves not as homeless but "misplaced." Though the former...
February 5, 2017 - 10:18am
January 31, 2017
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Brain bleed. It's such a scary term. When I heard my dad had fallen and was rushed to the emergency room for crushing headaches, that was alarming...
January 31, 2017 - 8:15am
January 29, 2017
Minding Our Elders: A needed vacation from caregiving should be guilt-free
Dear Carol: I'm 69 years old and widowed. My 76-year-old single sister has advanced osteoporosis, inflammatory arthritis, and lung disease. I...
January 29, 2017 - 11:01am
January 16, 2017
Salonen: 'Hacksaw Ridge' foxhole scene brings hope
In the movie "Hacksaw Ridge," a foxhole scene shows two men who've been at odds with one another discovering their common humanity during a pause...
January 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 15, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
Dear Carol: I helped my mom take care of my dad for years after he'd had a stroke. Dad died last year, and Mom was diagnosed with cancer shortly...
January 15, 2017 - 8:15am