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May 18, 2018
Sam Cook
Commentary: The unexpected pleasures of running in the rain
May 18, 2018 - 7:08am
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist
Photo courtesy of Ann Fredricks Photography
Commentary: Kindness comforts while dog finds his way home
May 18, 2018 - 6:41am
May 16, 2018
Strawberries and blueberries are arranged to resemble the flag of Norway. David Samson / Forum News Service
Celebrate Syttende Mai with Norwegian cream layer cake
May 16, 2018 - 9:50am
May 12, 2018
Pinching out the centers of clematis vines doubles the growth as shown by the new sprouts. David Samson / Forum News Service
Old-time gardening wisdom alive and well
May 12, 2018 - 6:30am
When selecting a grass seed, look for one with Kentucky bluegrass, the species best adapted to northern climates. Special to Forum News Service
How to pick the best-suited grass seed
May 12, 2018 - 6:03am
May 9, 2018
Raspberry-almond scones are set for Mother’s Day. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Raspberry almond scones a Mother's Day treat
May 9, 2018 - 9:10am
May 5, 2018
Don Kinzler, Growing Together gardening columnist for The ForumMichael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Knowing how deeply to plant can make or break garden
May 5, 2018 - 9:33am
Rutabagas are a root crop that grow well in Midwestern states. Special to Forum News Service
Old-time rutabagas back en vogue
May 5, 2018 - 8:36am
May 2, 2018
Grilled salmon tacos with corn tortillas are garnished with salsa made with avocado, grilled corn and cucumber. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Salmon tacos and avocado salsa a mouth-watering combo
May 2, 2018 - 7:45am
April 29, 2018
This newspaper clipping from May 16, 1996, recalls the Minnesota Walleye Opener Brad Dokken spent ice fishing on the still-frozen Lake of the Woods. File photo.
The '96 walleye opener was a day to remember
April 29, 2018 - 6:04am
April 28, 2018
Aerial orchid roots are a sign the plant is happy, and it’s best to allow them to develop undisturbed. Submitted image.
Aerial roots on orchid are normal
April 28, 2018 - 8:28am
Tomato cultivation in the vases of an urban garden on the terrace of an apartment. Stock image.
Beautiful gardens, no yard needed
April 28, 2018 - 7:58am
April 26, 2018
Sam Cook
The trout don't know how lucky they are
April 26, 2018 - 5:11pm
April 25, 2018
Crostini with wild mushrooms. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
April 25, 2018 - 8:55am
April 24, 2018
Val Kleppen, Parenting Perspectives columnist
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
April 24, 2018 - 8:35am