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April 14, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Forum columnist Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Aging parents, no matter challenges, never become children
April 14, 2018 - 7:29am
April 12, 2018
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Tick season already underway as spring slowly heats up
April 12, 2018 - 7:37am
April 9, 2018
New Minnesota Grown Directory now available: Free guide has 1,000 farms and farmers markets
April 9, 2018 - 12:30pm
April 3, 2018
Tom Johnson poses with his wife, Leola, and their three daughters, Karsan (left), Caelan and McKennan at Caelan's 2015 Brainerd High School graduation. Submitted
'We didn't see this coming': Baxter family man didn't show any signs of suicidal thoughts
April 3, 2018 - 6:00am
April 2, 2018
Dr. Susan Mathison, Catalyst Medical Center
Commentary: Decluttering for the health of it
April 2, 2018 - 8:27am
Teens not only in the Brainerd lakes area but across the nation are hooked on their smartphones. A licensed therapist and the director of education and training for Nystrom & Associates LTD shares his knowledge on social media and teens.
Jennifer Stockinger / Brainerd Dispatch
A dark side of technology: Smartphones, social media can adversely affect children's mental health
April 2, 2018 - 8:00am
The Rev. John Stiles does not believe talking about suicide encourages others to kill themselves -- in fact the pastor of First Lutheran Church in Brainerd believes it is quite the opposite. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Making sense of suicide with some help from above
April 2, 2018 - 6:00am
Sarah Ostlund hold a photo of her daughter, 13-year-old Vienna Peterson who struggled with depression and eventually took her own life. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
One day at a time: Mom shares daughter's struggles with depression and how the family is moving on after her death
April 2, 2018 - 4:00am
March 31, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Forum columnist
How to choose between assisted living or nursing home
March 31, 2018 - 7:38am
Students walk the the halls at Brainerd High School. The school has experienced recent losses from suicide. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Talking about tragedy: Finding a way forward with suicide awareness
March 31, 2018 - 4:00am
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
March 17, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Forum columnist Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Living longer means seniors often care for parents
March 17, 2018 - 6:23am
Lifestyle change classes begin this week
March 17, 2018 - 6:00am
March 16, 2018
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
March 16, 2018 - 9:58am
March 10, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack
Grief combined with depression may need extra medical help
March 10, 2018 - 7:21am