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Ottertail man breaks through ice, suffers severe hypothermia
ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
Kittson County video sheds light on wolves
North Shore ski trail will allow fat-biking on trial basis
Krech wins Shop Local Day basket
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
McFeely: Teddy Time brings down the house at U.S. Bank Stadium
Snowy owls head south
Area Girls Basketball: PR-B's Wynn reaches 1,000 in win
Bowling Scores - Dec. 15, 2017
John H. Fletcher
John C. Nelson
Edward Charles Simmons
Thomas "Tom" Wenzel
Grim's Grub: If you can't beat 'em, blend 'em!
Faith: Be prepared
Don't try to replace parent's deceased spouse
Adult & Teen Challenge Choir to sing at Swanburg church
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
As I See It: The greatest gifts
The Last Windrow: Beware, we've been here before with Vikings
Letter to the editor: Money and politics
Letter to the editor: U.S. flag reminder
Letter to the editor: Losing Laposky is huge loss
letters to the editor
Births: Dec. 17, 2017
Elmer and Val Stephan
September 6, 2017
Chef's Hat: Have fun with food on a stick
A few weeks ago, someone asked if I was getting ready for winter. When it's early August, it still seems like there is a big chunk of summer...
September 6, 2017 - 8:00am
August 30, 2017
Grim's Grub: If short on time, try these make-ahead meals
I've begun flirting with the idea of make-ahead meals. Working two jobs, volunteering for the fire department and finding time to spend with...
August 30, 2017 - 7:00am
August 16, 2017
Chef's Hat: Here's a new twist on an old vegetable
In the last few weeks, area gardens have been popping with produce. And, just like every year, my neighbors' gardens have an overabundance of...
August 16, 2017 - 7:00am
August 10, 2017
Grim's Grub: Behind the scenes at the Rhubarb Festival
Pine River Summerfest offers a lot of festivities during the last week of July. There's a car show, live music, vendors, an art show and the...
August 10, 2017 - 7:00am
August 7, 2017
Chef's Hat: Mini pies are all the rage
There's something special about having a whole pie to yourself - even if it is a mini pie. You can honestly say, "I ate the whole thing all by myself!" Mini pies are also a great dish to take to parties or family get-togethers because there is no cutting required. These pies can be...
August 7, 2017 - 5:00am
July 24, 2017
Chef's Hat: With a cherry on top
Walk through a produce aisle and it's obvious what time of year it is — it is cherry season. Shelves are stocked full of the famous Red...
July 24, 2017 - 11:00am
July 18, 2017
Healthy marinades add flavor to grilled foods
Summer brings out the grills and healthy menu options as we grill lean meats, chicken, fish and vegetables. Marinating can add robust flavors....
July 18, 2017 - 5:30am
July 11, 2017
Chef's Hat: Flavored butters are a cook's secret weapon
An extremely simple way to add magic to almost any dish is by topping it off with flavored butter. Flavored butters are also known as compound...
July 11, 2017 - 7:30am
July 3, 2017
Grim's Grub: Healthy home cooking can be easy
I visited a friend one day and was asked, "What would you do with baby bok choy?" I gave her a few simple ideas, such as steaming bok choy and...
July 3, 2017 - 8:00am
June 28, 2017
Chef's Hat: For fast cleanup, try foil packet recipes
It doesn't matter if you are using a grill, campfire or the plain old oven in your kitchen, foil packet recipes are a great way to go when you...
June 28, 2017 - 7:00am
June 20, 2017
Grim's Grub: Time to try vegetable pie
I haven't had much of a gardening urge the last two years, but that doesn't mean my garden isn't producing. My garden is ripe with walking onions,...
June 20, 2017 - 4:00am
June 13, 2017
Chef's Hat: Lemonade - it's sunshine in a glass
There is nothing more refreshing and nothing that says summer more than a glass of fresh lemonade. This delightful summertime drink is available in frozen concentrates and powders you mix with water and, of course, premade lemonade comes in bottles and cans. But once you make lemonade...
June 13, 2017 - 4:00am
June 6, 2017
Vegetarians can fall prey to junk food too
Better health is one of the main reasons that people choose to eat a vegetarian or vegan diet. But they still need to make healthy choices because it can be easy to fall into a different kind of junk food diet. A nationwide poll in 2016 found about 3 percent of American adults are...
June 6, 2017 - 6:30am
May 31, 2017
Chef's Hat: Asparagus - four years in the making
Asparagus is not an ordinary vegetable. You don't plant it in the spring and harvest it in the fall as you do with most vegetables. This is a...
May 31, 2017 - 6:00am
May 23, 2017
Grim's Grub: Roux the day!
I just realized that in several of my recipe columns I have referenced thickening agents, such as slurries and roux (pronounced "roo"), but some...
May 23, 2017 - 9:00am