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I was visiting with a farmer from around the Indianola, Iowa, area a week or so ago and we were comparing notes on the fine art of walking the fields. We had both done it and neither of us really grew fond of this annual job. PineandLakes.com Illustration
The Last Windrow: 'Walking the fields' built character
3 hours 24 min ago
June 24, 2017
Peter and Jill Mehl, May 2016, Kiev. Special to The Forum
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
22 hours 7 min ago
The Cracker Barrel: 'On Being Human'
23 hours 24 min ago
From the Lefthand Corner: Poorest Minnesotans get even poorer
June 24, 2017 - 7:30am
June 23, 2017
Studies have shown the benefits of being outdoors time and time again. It has been shown to increase brain function, decrease stress and improve short-term memory. There have even been reports that it can reduce the risk of nearsightedness in children and greatly strengthen your immune system. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Danecdotes: Go outside, dag nabbit
June 23, 2017 - 8:00am
June 21, 2017
Ron Smith, World of Wine columnist
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
June 21, 2017 - 2:29pm
slicing ingredients for Asian noodle slawMichael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
June 21, 2017 - 9:27am
June 20, 2017
Val Kleppen, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Our daughter's letter from the FBI: When a child really loses a tooth
June 20, 2017 - 11:02am
Dr. Susan Mathison, Positively Beautiful columnist
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
June 20, 2017 - 9:03am
June 17, 2017
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
Fielding Questions: Leaf galls appearing on area maples
June 17, 2017 - 10:22am
Spraying to prevent damage from apple maggots, the region's most serious insect pest, should begin about June 20.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: A healthy apple harvest starts with June care
June 17, 2017 - 9:21am
As I See It:The essence of opinion
June 17, 2017 - 7:00am
The Last Windrow: From farm to resort
June 17, 2017 - 5:00am
June 16, 2017
Grim's Tales: A good job requires mutual investment
June 16, 2017 - 10:00am
The photo of Larry and the two boys he gave a ride on his train. Special to The Forum
Kindness eases the pain of saying goodbye to a father
June 16, 2017 - 8:12am