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Jumping the gun
I couldn't help it. I know it's way too early to plant. And I don't plan on planting anytime soon. The snow just finished melting about a week ago, for Pete's sake. But I was at a happy hour gatheri...
5/15/13 at 10:22 AM Exciting new books 4/10/13 at 7:33 AM
Making progress 3/25/13 at 8:34 AM
Lake of the Woods walleye opener one to remember
Well, another Minnesota walleye opener is in the books, and a memorable one it was. Jason Laumb of Grand Forks and I ventured north Friday afternoon, Laumbs boat in tow, for the three-hour drive to B...
5/13/13 at 12:19 PM Ice-out update 5/1/13 at 10:42 AM
The wait for spring continues 4/15/13 at 12:06 PM
2012 Forum Forward class graduates during ceremony in Fargo
FARGO, N.D. - Eight Forum Communications Co.employees were feted this week as the 2012 Forum Forward class graduated and became alumni of the companys leadership training program started several yea...
5/9/13 at 3:17 PM Forum Communications Co. announces 2013 Forum Forward class 4/12/13 at 1:24 PM
Matt Cory named next editor of The Pioneer of Bemidji, Minn. 3/27/13 at 10:09 PM
Mother's Day on a Budget
Its that time of year againSpring Clean Up; Window washing, clearing the yard of winters remnants and dusting off the grill. AND its also nearing Mothers Day. Mothers Day doesnt need to equate to pre...
5/6/13 at 5:14 AM Ways to Guarantee a Great Family Vacation 4/22/13 at 11:02 AM
Nine Steps to Dealing With Medical Debt 4/16/13 at 9:27 AM
In the Not-Now
What does it say about Americans that the public is already starting to talk about candidates for president for 2016? Eckhart Tolle wrote in his book The Power of Now that mankind is threatened by ou...
2/18/13 at 11:27 AM A Tiny Word That Makes a Huge Difference 1/8/13 at 9:12 AM
The Right, The Left, and the Newtown Massacre 12/18/12 at 9:04 AM
Recycled Art: Tile Mosaic
Each year, our local Habitat for Humanity puts on a recycled art show, called "Home is Where the Art Is". Artists from around the area volunteer and are given a voucher to purchase materials from the ...
1/21/13 at 2:12 PM Halloween Wrap-Up (Better Late Than Never!) 11/12/12 at 5:49 PM
Review of "Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman" by Robert K. Massie
By Kathleen Pohlig A masterpiece of narrative biography, this is the story of an obscure German princess who traveled to Russia at age 14 and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful an...
12/26/12 at 11:32 AM Happy Holidays! 11/21/12 at 11:25 AM
Autumn bulbs bring spring color 10/1/12 at 3:19 PM
Christmas City of the North Parade
I have lived in Duluth for my entire life and attended the Christmas City of the North Parade almost every year. This year I had the opportunity to walk in the parade with my employer Northwood Childr...
11/17/12 at 9:51 AM Opinion: The Last Place on Earth in Duluth Minnesota 10/13/12 at 11:47 AM
"Wrath of the Titans" - Ep. 65
8/1/12 at 4:13 PM "Lord of the Rings" Trilogy Review! - Ep. 60 6/27/12 at 10:39 PM
Ep. 20 - Top 5 Football Movies 9/7/11 at 9:11 AM
Summer salad easy to tote to Independence Day picnics.
If you've been to a Twins baseball game at Target Field on a Sunday afternoon, you may have satisfied your hunger pangs with a refreshing healthful salad from the Roots for the Home Team Garden Goodie...
7/2/12 at 10:34 AM Beans, beans 1/22/12 at 7:00 AM
Breakfast Cookies get a vegan makeover 11/13/11 at 2:13 PM
HELP: What Do I Do With All Of Those Art Projects?
Not only do our kids bring home paper, but they bring home artwork. I felt like if I were to throw some of the artwork away I would be a bad parent and my kids would think bad thoughts about me. Rec...
5/30/12 at 7:02 PM Staycation 11/26/11 at 1:05 PM
Gooseberry Park Players: Cinderella x4 7/19/11 at 9:15 AM
Why I won't be watching 'Weight of the Nation'
Count me out of the audience tonight when "Weight of the Nation," the much-anticipated HBO documentary about obesity in the United States, makes its television debut. If the trailers and pre-show pub...
5/14/12 at 11:08 AM Deconstructing 'The Big C' 8/16/11 at 12:43 PM
Words and medicine: the doctor as storyteller 7/15/09 at 5:11 AM
Wanted: Bloggers for "The Patch Today"
You might have seen the news today. Forum Communications is launching a new website. According to the Forum Communications Company blog, "Thepatchtoday.com, which can be found at the Internet addres...
3/13/12 at 2:12 PM AREAVOICES DIGEST #8 - NOV 10, 2010 11/10/10 at 12:31 PM
Wistful Wednesday: School Days 2002
Our oldest granddaughter Savannah is a lefty. She started first grade in a suburb of Chicago. She was featured in the newspaper. It said Savannah is a study in concentration as she says ...
9/7/11 at 6:03 AM Jimmy 8/21/11 at 6:04 AM
Wistful Wednesday :1915 9/29/10 at 11:57 AM
Heavy foot? Light wallet.
Throughout July one of the deadliest times on Minnesota roads law enforcement agencies statewide will increase speed patrols and ticket speeding motorists in an effort to save lives. The enforcement...
7/1/11 at 3:08 PM The Last TXT 3/4/11 at 12:19 PM
Where's the Salt? 3/3/11 at 11:14 AM