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September 10, 2018
Vogt's Notes: I think I'm ready to become a snowbird
September 10, 2018 - 8:00am
August 28, 2018
Kabobs are made of garden vegetables, beef, pork and chicken. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Summer skewers: Shish kebabs are perfect grilled party fare
August 28, 2018 - 10:53am
August 24, 2018
Mayor's Notebook: Dog days of summer not slowing activity in Crosslake
August 24, 2018 - 7:30am
July 25, 2018
A dollop of creme fraiche and garnish of mint completes the dish of rosé-poached apricots and plums. Erin Bormett / Forum News Service
In bloom: Rose wine combines deliciously with plums and apricots
July 25, 2018 - 7:33am
July 22, 2018
Back then, summers lasted. From the frantic chants of "School's out, school's out, teacher let the monkeys out" on through the majestic blue-sky mornings when you stepped outside barefoot and felt the dew-damp grass between your toes, to the occasional ecstasy of a tree-snapping, duck-drowning rip-snorter of a thunderstorm, summer rolled on and on and on, a great comforting river of time, so long and so wide and so embracing that worries disappeared around the bend. Photo Illustration
The Cracker Barrel: Sweet summertime
July 22, 2018 - 8:00am
July 21, 2018
Install plants so the rootball soil is just covered with backfill soil and water immediately.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
There's still plenty of planting season left
July 21, 2018 - 6:17am
July 18, 2018
Dave Williams, who owns property along Pelican Lake, sits at the corner of the table as Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle (left) and Commissioners Paul Koering and Paul Thiede listen to Williams' complaints at the Tuesday, July 17, committee of the whole meeting about vacation rentals by owner. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Lakefront property owner wants vacation rentals regulated
July 18, 2018 - 7:00am
July 8, 2018
Two-year-old Edie shares a special moment with her best friend, Gramma Ginny. Jessie Veeder / Forum News Service
Who are we without our memories?
July 8, 2018 - 9:11am
June 27, 2018
CLC offers variety of youth summer camps
June 27, 2018 - 6:30am
Mayor's Notebook: City staff stays busy in the summer
June 27, 2018 - 4:30am
June 20, 2018
With this interactive guide, limit your exposure to summer's sun, bugs and plants
June 20, 2018 - 10:53am
June 17, 2018
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't let the rain get you down
June 17, 2018 - 4:30am
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
May 30, 2018
Keep it simple: Confetti Pasta Salad is lightly tossed in a simple blend of extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar at least one hour before serving. Ann Arbor Miller / Forum News Service
Confetti Pasta Salad is just the right Sicilian touch for your next barbecue
May 30, 2018 - 7:50am
May 26, 2018
Grilling meat at high temperatures can burn or char the outside, and leave the inside undercooked, according to WebMD. Chelsey Perkins / Forum News Service
Practice safe cooking habits to avoid food poisoning
May 26, 2018 - 10:15am
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