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July 10, 2018
When Tara Haakonson left her hometown to attend the University of Minnesota Duluth, she dealt with discomfort over her new situation by excessively exercising and restricting her diet. She was diagnosed with an eating disorder and has gotten help through the Emily program in Duluth. One of her symptoms was that she felt cold all the time, so she would sit in her car in the sun to warm up. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com
Eating disorders don’t always match the stereotypes
July 10, 2018 - 8:07am
July 4, 2018
Spadgenske Dairy is a family-run business. Pictured are Mark and Kristine Spadgenske, center, with their son, Ryan, and Mark's twin brother, Mike. Marie Johnson / Forum News Service
The land of milk and money: Dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 4, 2018 - 3:10pm
July 1, 2018
Doug Buhr of Poplar, Wis., flies while paramotoring at the Richard I. Bong Airport in Superior, Wis., on June 27, 2018. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Paramotor pilots take in unique views from tiniest of aircraft
July 1, 2018 - 11:00am
June 29, 2018
Sam Cook
Commentary: Front-row seats for the cycle of life
June 29, 2018 - 10:56am
June 24, 2018
Holly Chapple lays out and inspects each flower that goes into a bridal bouquet, while working in her floral design studio in Loudoun County, Virginia. Jennifer Heffner for The Washington Post
Instagrammers love this self-taught florist. Now the industry is finally catching on.
June 24, 2018 - 10:47am
Krista Sivertson (left) observes a plant with her daughter Lena, 2, while Dawn Plath (right) encourages her daughter Addy, 23 months, to check out a stick at Tinkergarten on June 9. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
Nature as teacher: Tinkergarten classes let young children explore and learn
June 24, 2018 - 6:05am
June 18, 2018
Sef Scott, 17, with his mother, Vicki, on prom night.  Photo from Vicki Scott
Autistic boy's classmates had never heard him speak. What he finally said at graduation blew them away.
June 18, 2018 - 9:22am
June 5, 2018
File photo of contestants in the 2015 Miss USA pageant attending a welcome reception at De La Ronde Hall in Baton Rouge, La., July 2, 2015.  (William Widmer/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Miss America eliminates swimsuit competition and won't judge contestants on physical appearance
June 5, 2018 - 9:35am
May 30, 2018
Bingeing on food can turn into a serious disorder. Here are ways to head off an episode
May 30, 2018 - 8:02pm
May 25, 2018
Sam Cook
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
May 25, 2018 - 9:41am
May 11, 2018
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: No rest for life in canoe country
May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
May 2, 2018
Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, Sept. 26, 2015.  (Tony Gentile/Pool via The New York Times / Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Pope Francis won't apologize for abusive church-run schools in Canada, and lawmakers aren't happy
May 2, 2018 - 12:37pm
April 19, 2018
Sam Cook
For two boys, fishing season is already here
April 19, 2018 - 10:03pm
March 31, 2018
Duluth Police Department chaplain Fr. John Petrich traveled to Ground Zero in New York City in the weeks following the 9/11 attacks in 2001. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Jail chaplain offers support without judgment
March 31, 2018 - 10:01pm
Sister Sue Fortier (left), OSB, chaplain at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center, visits with Jennifer Simonson of Duluth who is in training to become a champlain Wednesday, March 14. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Ears to listen, hands to hold: A chaplain’s support often goes to those who weren’t expecting to need it
March 31, 2018 - 10:00pm