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March 22, 2017
Books and beer bottles on the table.
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
March 22, 2017 - 8:08am
March 21, 2017
Ron Smith, World of Wine columnist
American wines are gaining in popularity
March 21, 2017 - 6:26pm
March 20, 2017
From the Lefthand Corner: Health care assurance, not health care insurance
March 20, 2017 - 6:15am
March 19, 2017
I came away from her funeral with four booklets - one each for my husband, me, my dad and my mom. They're from the funeral home and are called "Putting My House In Order." They guide you through pre-arrangements and personal affairs so family members have the information after you die. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Vogt's Notes: A conflicted time of life
March 19, 2017 - 6:30am
March 18, 2017
Photograph of author Carol Bursack of Minding Our Elders by Ann Arbor Miller, annarbormiller.com. Photograph was taken on Jan. 18, 2011, in Fargo, N.D.
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
March 18, 2017 - 3:01pm
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
Fielding Questions: What causes cucumber fruits to curl?
March 18, 2017 - 8:49am
Preen prevents many types of weed seeds from germinating in flower beds. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: Better yards and gardens with less work
March 18, 2017 - 7:52am
My tackle box is full of compartments meant to keep me tidy. By the end of the season, nothing makes sense there. Jigs are mingled with spinners, sinkers are mixed with swivels, hooks are tangled up with each other, and dried nightcrawlers and leeches are scattered throughout the box. PineandLakes.com Illustration
The Last Windrow: It's time to sort tackle
March 18, 2017 - 6:35am
March 14, 2017
Ben Hanson, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Parenting Perspectives: When family's away, Dad will... clean, apparently
March 14, 2017 - 10:52am
March 13, 2017
This young lad had a vivid imagination. That imagination and storytelling may have been a result of his having to make sense of things that didn't make sense to a youngster. His stories were written down by his adult friend, and I loved the imagination shown by this little guy and the way he described some of his world. PineandLakes.com Illustration
The Last Windrow: Kids do say the darnedest things
March 13, 2017 - 11:00am
March 12, 2017
Earth’s counterclockwise motion around the sun (to the left or east) causes the constellations to drift to the right (west) during the year. The effect is subtle — stars rise in the east four minutes earlier each night because of our planet’s travels — but the minutes add up, creating a complete turnover in the constellations every year. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
AstroBob: Welcome Arcturus!
March 12, 2017 - 6:12pm
As I See It: The logic escapes me
March 12, 2017 - 7:00am
March 11, 2017
Staking newly planted trees keeps them stable until the tree’s roots have grown outward enough to keep the tree secure. Remove the stakes from most trees after one growing season, because tree trunks become stronger if allowed to sway in the breeze. Special to The Forum
How long should spruce trees be staked?
March 11, 2017 - 8:10am
March 9, 2017
Melissa Schmalenberger, Ms Simplicity columnist
How to deal with sentimental clutter after a loss
March 9, 2017 - 7:45pm
Happy Nametag Day! That's right, March 9 is National Nametag Day. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Cheesehead Chatter: There's a holiday for that
March 9, 2017 - 12:44pm