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Human remains found near Brainerd may be man missing since 2014
Police Scanner-March 23 Edition
Carlson elected Seventh Judicial District Chief Judge
Minnkota Health Project receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust
WDC schools on soft lockdown
Bowling Scores-March 23 Edition
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
The boundaries of Moses' Law
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Can police make traffic stops in unmarked vehicles?
No phone call in the vehicle is worth the pain
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
July 14, 2015
Cooking for one often seems like too much effort and I have a difficult time motivating myself to do so. This recipe of Chicken Caprese is simple to make, yet full of flavor and will make you feel fancy. Enjoy! Chicken Caprese Makes 16 skewers • 1 lb. chicken breast, cooked...
July 14, 2015 - 12:10am
July 8, 2015
This Fourth of July, my family and some friends are going camping, RV style. Normally we stay home and have a golf tournament followed by a feast, prepared in a fully stocked kitchen. With a limited amount of cooking space, we have to get creative with our holiday dinner. This recipe,...
July 8, 2015 - 12:10am
June 30, 2015
I love cauliflower. It is such a versatile vegetable and because of it's own mild flavor, can take on the flavors of anything you mix it with. This recipe for loaded cauliflower, courtesy of Allrecipes.com, resembles loaded potatoes but is a healthier version. Enjoy! Loaded Cauliflower Makes...
June 30, 2015 - 12:10am
June 23, 2015
Breakfast sandwich with turkey and avocado
Now that my children are gone for the rest of the summer, I suddenly find myself cooking for one, which can get a little lonely. But just because I don't have an army to feed doesn't mean I have to resort to cereal for breakfast, lunch and dinner. To get a good start on the day,...
June 23, 2015 - 12:10am
June 15, 2015
Campfire banana dessert
One of my favorite memories from my childhood is family camping trips to Rainier National Park, fishing in the lakes and catching salamanders. We often made S'mores over the fire and had a great time. One recipe I loved was these Campfire bananas. This dessert is super easy to...
June 15, 2015 - 12:10am
June 10, 2015
I recently had to say goodbye to my exchange daughter from Brazil, Victoria. Victoria is a very special, wonderful young lady and her presence is greatly missed in our house. While here, she would make brigadeiro for us, a traditional Brazilian sweet similar to a truffle. I like to...
June 10, 2015 - 12:08am
June 3, 2015
With the warm weather here to stay (hopefully), the last thing I want to do is cook inside and have a hot house. Light, easy meals are on the menu at the Bullock household and this recipe for Broccoli-Bacon Salad is just the ticket. Enjoy! Broccoli-Bacon Salad Makes eight servings •...
June 3, 2015 - 12:10am
May 27, 2015
Broccoli Stuffed Shells
There are plenty of days when I don't have the time or much energy to prepare an elaborate meal. This recipe for Broccoli Stuffed Shells is very simple and quick to make. I can have these ready in about 45 minutes, ready for my ravenous children. Enjoy! Broccoli Stuffed Shells Makes...
May 27, 2015 - 12:08am
May 19, 2015
Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Strawberries are in season and now is the time to get the freshest, juiciest, sweetest strawberries. A family member makes a wonderful strawberry pretzel salad that is delicious. We always find room for dessert when this is on the menu. Here is a similar recipe, found on Allrecipes.com....
May 19, 2015 - 12:08am
May 9, 2015
Mandarin Chicken Pasta Salad
Mother's day is coming up quick and for us single moms, some of the best gifts are of our children's time. My daughter loves to cook and wants to prepare a meal for me. This recipe for Mandarin Chicken Pasta Salad, found on Allrecipes.com, is flavorful and super easy for her to...
May 9, 2015 - 12:08am
May 3, 2015
Watermelon, Arugula, Feta and Mint Salad
I recently discovered this unique recipe for watermelon, arugula, feta and mint salad. The flavor combinations are interesting and delightful on the palate. This is a light, healthy meal that is perfect for those days when you just don't feel like cooking. Enjoy! Watermelon, Arugula,...
May 3, 2015 - 1:31am
April 27, 2015
Slow cooker lime chicken and rice
Do you ever have one of those days when you are feeling lazy and uninspired in the kitchen? When cooking a meal seems like too much work? This recipe for Lime Chicken and Rice is the perfect solution. Cooked in a slow cooker, you can put it all together in the morning or the night...
April 27, 2015 - 12:10am
April 17, 2015
Loaded Chicken Potato Casserole
I came across this recipe on Facebook and decided I had to try it on my family. With a little tweaking and adding of ingredients, this recipe became an instant hit with my children. And it was delightfully simple to make. Enjoy! Loaded Chicken Potato Casserole Makes 12 servings •...
April 17, 2015 - 12:10am
April 14, 2015
Herb-crusted pork loin
I don't normally eat a lot of red meat. I tend to stick to chicken and fish, and the occasional pork. I recently tried this recipe for herb-crusted pork loin and it was fabulous! This recipe, courtesy of the Food Network, will satisfy a crowd and is delightfully simple to make. Enjoy! Herb-Crusted...
April 14, 2015 - 12:08am
April 5, 2015
Spinach Mini Quiches
Easter is next weekend and my family loves to get together for a potluck brunch. These spinach mini quiches are delightfully simple to make and so delicious. If you don't like spinach, substitute your favorite vegetable and enjoy! Spinach Mini Quiches Makes 24 mini quiches •...
April 5, 2015 - 12:08am