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September 15, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
September 15, 2018 - 9:22am
August 16, 2018
Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Colonel Chad Sackett present Betty Landa of Menahga, Minn., with her father's Purple Heart, which he earned during World War I. Shannon Geisen / Forum News Service
WWI veteran's daughter accepts Purple Heart 100 years after war's end
August 16, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 17, 2018
Hank Hemquist of Baxter holds photos featuring his late father, Carroll, on Friday, June 15, in honor of Father's Day. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Fathers know best - sometimes (maybe)
June 17, 2018 - 6:00am
June 16, 2018
Parents need to think about a child’s maturity level, problem-solving skills and knowledge of what to do in an emergency. Children should know who to contact if an emergency happens and they cannot reach their parents. Stock image
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious
June 16, 2018 - 8:58am
June 7, 2018
Pine River-Backus Family Center lists upcoming events
June 7, 2018 - 6:30am
June 3, 2018
Jessie Veeder's daughter helps out in the garden. Jessie Veeder / Forum News Service
Gardening season revives friendly father-daughter rivalry
June 3, 2018 - 6:53am
May 13, 2018
Olive Slye, 83, of Emily reflects last week on how much she is like her mother Esther Horsager. Slye reminiscences about her mother’s life in North Dakota and Verndale on the farm. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
A mother's love: Celebrating moms on Mother's Day
May 13, 2018 - 6:00am
May 11, 2018
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist
Photo courtesy Ann Fredricks Photography
Mother's kindness ripples further than realize
May 11, 2018 - 6:11am
May 10, 2018
Lillie Pearo offers treats and information to children attending a summer safety awareness event Tuesday, May 1, in the Pequot Lakes City Hall parking lot. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Summer safety
May 10, 2018 - 4:30am
May 6, 2018
On the ranch, a crocus is usually a good sign that spring is underway. Special to Forum News Service
Relishing the signs of spring, whether good or bad
May 6, 2018 - 9:38am
May 5, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack
Treatments can help maintain quality of life
May 5, 2018 - 8:35am
April 14, 2018
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
Kicking up dust on the road of life
April 14, 2018 - 8:25am
April 3, 2018
Danielle Teigen
Despite faults, Facebook helps recall my kids' childhood
April 3, 2018 - 7:40am
March 28, 2018
David Reece carries a manikin through the water during a water lesson March 15, 2018, in Wadena, Minn. Reece is on his way to earning his lifeguard certificate. Michael Johnson / Forum News Service
For most autistic youth, water can be extremely dangerous. A Minn. swim class is looking to change that.
March 28, 2018 - 2:18pm
March 27, 2018
Eggs dyed in red cabbage water turn a surprising aqua color. Marbling happens with the addition of butter. Courtesy photo / Inspired Home magazineplay button
Think outside the box for Easter egg dyes
March 27, 2018 - 8:40am
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