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CLC contributes $136 million to regional economy annually
Fingers crossed: Pillager hosts turkey bingo
Teen driver dies in crash
Crow Wing County Community Services wins innovation award
'We're not those kids': BLC students create business, bust stereotypes
Junior Hockey: North Iowa dominates North Stars
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Girls hockey: Lightning win 2 of 3 to start season
Women's College Hockey: BSU, SCSU hope game in Brainerd Tuesday, Nov. 20, will be classic
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Twila Lillian Danzig
William "Bill" O'Hara
William Tennis Jones
Workplace wellness conference aims to increase resiliency
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
3 things for better health
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
Bormett's Vignette: I can still be 'home for the holidays'
Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
letters to the editor
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Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
home with the lost italian
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
FARGO — Most people dream of spending their March break in warm and sunny places, like Florida, Arizona, Mexico or the Caribbean. But not...
March 21, 2018 - 7:30am
March 7, 2018
Comforting pork and noodle dish an easy weeknight dinner
FARGO — Pork Milanese with Lemony Buttered Noodles is a weeknight favorite in our house. Aside from being just plain delicious, this is...
March 7, 2018 - 8:38am
February 28, 2018
Spice up supper with this Angry Pasta recipe
Back in our cruise ship days, we used to visit Québec City several times each summer and fall during our Canada-New England season, which took...
February 28, 2018 - 8:53am
November 1, 2017
Warm up winter with hearty beef and barley soup
In my previous life as a cruise director with Clipper Cruise Line, one of my very favorite dishes was the Beef with Barley Soup. Since retiring...
November 1, 2017 - 10:09am
September 27, 2017
Roasted vegetable medley packed with flavor and nutrition
A few summers ago, instead of planting our own garden, we joined a local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and began receiving weekly boxes...
September 27, 2017 - 10:47am
September 6, 2017
Warm up with roasted eggplant and garlic soup
Eggplant is often overlooked in favor of more traditional vegetables, but this dark purple beauty is one of our favorite vegetables, and it's...
September 6, 2017 - 10:19am
July 19, 2017
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
The recent heat wave has had us looking for refreshing ways to cool down, and one of my favorite means to unwind and beat the summer heat is...
July 19, 2017 - 10:08am
June 21, 2017
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Earlier this month, nearly 30 members of our Mathison family clan gathered at Pelican Lake to celebrate the 99th birthday of my beloved grandmother,...
June 21, 2017 - 9:27am
June 14, 2017
Burst of summer: Fresh, fruity salsas spice up a summer picnic
Quick salsas are a great way to bring a burst of summer flavor to your table, and with their mix of fresh fruit and vegetables, our Green Apple-Cucumber...
June 14, 2017 - 8:25am
June 7, 2017
Strawberries and cake? You can't go wrong with this perfect treat
Strawberries are in season, and it is nearly impossible for me to resist picking up a pack or two (or four) from the large displays in our local...
June 7, 2017 - 8:35am
May 23, 2017
LOST ITALIAN: Nothing sour about these grapes
FARGO — When I was growing up, you could always find a bowl of clean grapes in my mother's and grandmother's refrigerators during the summer...
May 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
April 25, 2017
LOST ITALIAN: A Tale of Two Omelets
FARGO — I am rarely a breakfast-for-dinner kind of person. However, I can make an exception when it comes to omelets. Whether I'm pressed...
April 25, 2017 - 6:15pm
April 19, 2017
Lost Italian: Guilt-free Mediterranean steak salad
Summer is just around the corner, and that means the season for shorts and swimsuits is almost here. While we love pasta and potatoes (and you...
April 19, 2017 - 10:12am
April 12, 2017
Lost Italian: Water, the recipe for life
The girl in the photo on the pillow is Ruth, and she lives in Mwamba, Zambia. Ruth was 11 years old when this photo was taken last June, and...
April 12, 2017 - 12:26pm
March 29, 2017
Lost Italian: Let us all eat (orange chiffon) cake
According to various online sources, today is National Chiffon Cake Day. Until recently, I had no idea that such a day existed, and I'm still...
March 29, 2017 - 8:30am