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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Charlie was never to be part of the ceremonies. Another mutt, his future in-law Arya, was ring-bearer. Did this bother Charlie? Or did our 9-year-old spaniel mix just feel forgotten as all the humans were busying themselves with the wedding of Arya's owners — Laura Shorey and our son Max.
MINNEAPOLIS - Wildlife crews will swoop down in helicopters above southeastern Minnesota early next year to capture and collar more than 100 deer to study how far they roam and what corridors they follow. The chronic wasting disease (CWD) research project by the Department of Natural Resources is being launched with $350,000 in emergency funding to help stop the largest-ever CWD outbreak in Minnesota's wild deer population.
MINNEAPOLIS — It was the first day of school, and Mallory, a Twin Cities teacher, had a problem. A lice problem. Because of it, she couldn't go to work.
PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Just beyond the front gates of Matt Dunn's Plymouth estate, parked on an expansive stretch of lawn, is a hearse.
CHICAGO — Dread might be too strong a word. But Kate Hunt's feelings about back-to-school shopping aren't far from those of kids who soon will have to give up lazy afternoons at the pool for long hours in the classroom.
MINNEAPOLIS — Theresa Crawford eyed the 8-foot timber, a far more formidable chunk of wood than the slender lengths she usually carves into St. Nicholas figures. Over two days, she'd chiseled out long bevels and deep notches, standing in a growing pile of pine shavings.
Dear Mayo Clinic: My 7-year-old daughter has sleep terrors. What causes this, and when can we expect them to be finished? A: It's hard to pinpoint why some children experience sleep terrors and others don't, but fatigue and stress seem to be frequent triggers. Anyone can have a sleep terror, but they are most common in children younger than 12. In most cases, they stop by the time a child reaches middle school or high school.