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Names released in fatal three-car crash south of Mandan
A jogger accidentally crossed into the US from Canada and was detained for two weeks
Waiting on State Radio: Emergency communications could switch this year
Marriage Licenses for June 22, 2018
Three sentenced on felony charges
nation and world
Ottawa calling: For the second straight day, Sens take UND player in NHL Draft
Jamestown Speedway rained out
Beltre, Chirinos pace Rangers past Twins
WORLD CUP ROUNDUP: Mexico closes in on next round, Germany stays alive
Ervin Santana's 'rough journey' continues to drag on following surgery
Bravo to Knoblich for years of service
Use Legacy Fund to bolster school security
United States needs to lead again
Commentary: Bye-bye landline and premium cable TV
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
Submit a Political Letter
Shirley G. Botzet
Cinchona 'Connie' Schulz
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Pelican island: Birds nest at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge
ND Grain Growers hosting EPA officials
Calendar for June 23, 2018
Home and Hobby entry registration nears
Updated: Parks hosting Water Fun Day, dog show
Births for June 21, 2018
February 6, 2018
Organization professional practicing what she preaches
SEATTLE — When we called Melissa Schmalenberger, she was drinking a cup of tea, wrapped in a cozy blanket while gazing at the Seattle skyline...
February 6, 2018 - 9:45am
January 11, 2018
Seek variety over balance or organization in life
While checking out at Target recently, the checker asked, "Oh, do you have a new house?" "No," I replied. "I'm just organizing at home a bit."...
January 11, 2018 - 5:03pm
August 13, 2017
From floor plans to tidy bedrooms: 9 free apps for mastering home design, decor and organization
It's easy to find an app for nearly everything. For the home specifically, such apps exist to design floor plans, find home inspiration, simulate...
August 13, 2017 - 8:38am
August 8, 2017
What we wear: 7 steps to weeding your fashion garden
Those minutes standing in front of your closet add up. Studies show women spend 16 minutes each weekday morning and 14 minutes on weekend mornings...
August 8, 2017 - 10:43am
June 16, 2017
Ms. Simplicity: Organizing with purpose
My favorite moment when I work with a client is when I walk in their house for the first time. I have them give me a tour and show me their trouble...
June 16, 2017 - 10:14am
June 2, 2017
Summer parenting goals versus reality: Try being present, not perfect
Welcome to summer! This is a note to all of you moms and dads who are spending your summers home with your kids. When my three boys were little,...
June 2, 2017 - 8:44am
May 26, 2017
How 'The Cat in the Hat' almost ruined my life
Did you ever read a children's book and have it still impact you as an adult? For me, that dang Dr. Seuss book "The Cat in the Hat" seriously...
May 26, 2017 - 7:42am
May 22, 2017
Get it done: 5 free productivity apps that promote efficiency
FARGO — Time is money and money is time. But without a little organization, it's easy to lose track of both. In 2017, productivity is a...
May 22, 2017 - 10:40am
May 19, 2017
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
Two weeks to go before the high school graduation for my youngest and I keep wondering if he knows some basic life skills. Yes, I am happy for...
May 19, 2017 - 9:52am
May 12, 2017
Are your skinny jeans making you fat?
The more I work with my clients, the more I realize that our homes are metaphors for our inner selves. While my business focus has been on the...
May 12, 2017 - 8:09am
May 5, 2017
When 'good enough' is simply good enough
My mantra of late has been "good enough." I am struggling with facing my empty nest. I wish I would have done so much more with my kids. Did...
May 5, 2017 - 6:39am
April 27, 2017
MS. SIMPLICITY: Organizing the most important papers in life
FARGO — Paper. Paper. Paper. The universal item that most people struggle to organize. There are papers that come home with kids from school....
April 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
April 21, 2017
Ms. Simplicity: How to plan an organized graduation party
Sadly, this is the last year I am writing about having an organized graduation party. My baby is graduating this spring, and I am unofficially...
April 21, 2017 - 9:06am
April 7, 2017
Why you should think before you buy
Before I make a purchase I always have one thing go through my head: how will I dispose of this when I am done with it? Sure, I make those impulse...
April 7, 2017 - 10:04am
March 31, 2017
MS. SIMPLICITY: Notes from an older and wiser me
FARGO — As I near the 50 year mark in my life, I have learned a few things I wish I could tell my 30-year-old self. Here they are: Create...
March 31, 2017 - 4:00am