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May 13, 2018
Olive Slye, 83, of Emily reflects last week on how much she is like her mother Esther Horsager. Slye reminiscences about her mother’s life in North Dakota and Verndale on the farm. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
A mother's love: Celebrating moms on Mother's Day
May 13, 2018 - 6:00am
May 11, 2018
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist
Photo courtesy Ann Fredricks Photography
Mother's kindness ripples further than realize
May 11, 2018 - 6:11am
May 10, 2018
Lillie Pearo offers treats and information to children attending a summer safety awareness event Tuesday, May 1, in the Pequot Lakes City Hall parking lot. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Summer safety
May 10, 2018 - 4:30am
May 6, 2018
On the ranch, a crocus is usually a good sign that spring is underway. Special to Forum News Service
Relishing the signs of spring, whether good or bad
May 6, 2018 - 9:38am
May 5, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack
Treatments can help maintain quality of life
May 5, 2018 - 8:35am
April 14, 2018
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
Kicking up dust on the road of life
April 14, 2018 - 8:25am
April 3, 2018
Danielle Teigen
Despite faults, Facebook helps recall my kids' childhood
April 3, 2018 - 7:40am
March 28, 2018
David Reece carries a manikin through the water during a water lesson March 15, 2018, in Wadena, Minn. Reece is on his way to earning his lifeguard certificate. Michael Johnson / Forum News Service
For most autistic youth, water can be extremely dangerous. A Minn. swim class is looking to change that.
March 28, 2018 - 2:18pm
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 24, 2018
Learn about adoption, foster care at conference in Brainerd
March 24, 2018 - 6:30am
March 18, 2018
Kent Dudley performs on stage with his wife Shantel, center, and Abby Coutlee at Hope Fest in Detroit Lakes in 2017. Submitted photo
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
March 18, 2018 - 8:18am
March 13, 2018
Val Kleppen, Parenting Perspectives columnist
It turns out I am 'that' mom
March 13, 2018 - 8:50am
March 10, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack
Grief combined with depression may need extra medical help
March 10, 2018 - 7:21am
March 3, 2018
Ronin Martinson, 9, of Brainerd tries his hand a jigging up a perch with the tutelage of Walleye Dan Eigen. Oliver Martinson, 5, watches to his right.
Kids learn to fish in style
March 3, 2018 - 9:00am
February 25, 2018
Jessie Veeder
Lipstick and the memories that remain of loved ones
February 25, 2018 - 9:50am