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April 3, 2018
This photo was taken of Tom Johnson during a past family trip. Johnson took his life in January. It was a complete shock to his family as he showed no signs of depression or mental illness.
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'We didn't see this coming': Central Minnesota father didn't show signs of suicidal thoughts
April 3, 2018 - 6:15pm
April 2, 2018
Mini Monarchs Child Care Facility board members (from left) Jill Blair, Dexter Cronquist and Jill Peterka discuss plans for the center with Midway Public School Superintendent Roger Abbe. The parents took action last spring to establish the day care on the grounds of the school after learning the region's only center would be closed. (Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Midway day care project keeps kids close to home
April 2, 2018 - 7:33pm
March 30, 2018
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Teachable moment: A roomful of fourth-grade writers
March 30, 2018 - 10:20am
March 26, 2018
Cate Maki, 4, piles on more books as her mom, Heather, gets help checking them out from bookmobile assistant Janet Hougas. Maki, who lives in rural Minnesota, relies on the regular visits from bookmobile for reading material and videos. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Bookmobile brings library to rural communities across Minnesota
March 26, 2018 - 10:00am
Natives Against Heroin group forms in Duluth
March 26, 2018 - 5:00am
March 21, 2018
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UND students host game night to support cancer survivors
March 21, 2018 - 10:55am
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
February 7, 2018
Quiet legacy of strength: Sally Page, longtime community leader, UND administrator, dies at 75
February 7, 2018 - 7:51pm
January 27, 2018
Greg Wright, North House Folk School executive director, was enthusiastic when talking about how the school has grown since its founding. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Northern Minn. folk school offers hands-on classes to learn trades, arts
January 27, 2018 - 6:45pm
January 19, 2018
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Passing the hat for a good cause
January 19, 2018 - 6:50am
January 10, 2018
Cousins, Brenda Diver (from left), Ashley Diver, and John Diver are members of the Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa are with Natives Against Heroin. The group holds these signs to inform occupants of known drug houses to offer support and to inform the residents that resources that are available to them. Clint Austin / Forum News Serice
Fond du Lac group continues to take action on drug use
January 10, 2018 - 7:14pm
January 8, 2018
Steve Scherman (left), Mike Peterson (center) and Zach McCarty (right) from the Backus Fire Department team and Sean Hesse (back) of the Pine River Fire Department team compete Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, during the Dairyland Donkey Basketball Show at the Pine River-Backus high school gym in Pine River, Minn. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Serviceplay button
WATCH: Teams compete in donkey basketball fundraiser
January 8, 2018 - 5:21pm
December 25, 2017
Ralph Henkensiefken of Brainerd, Minn., receives a gift Tuesday, Dec. 19, from volunteers Becky Stock and Ted Anderson. Henkensiefken was nominated for Be a Santa to a Senior, a program encouraging community members to purchase gifts for deserving seniors during the holidays. Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
Smiles from Santa: Brainerd-area seniors receive a Christmas surprise
December 25, 2017 - 8:00am
December 24, 2017
Workers for Morcon Construction, which contracts with the U.S. Postal Service, work to convert a former hunting shack into the new Embarrass (Minn.) Post Office. Janna Goerdt | Special to Forum News Service
Special delivery: Embarrass, Minn., to get town hub back with return of post office
December 24, 2017 - 6:00am
December 20, 2017
Antiago (left) and Arianna Villanueva-Montoya sit in their 1971 Volkswagen Campmobile Monday which they decorated for the holidays on Ridge Drive in the Buffalo Hills neighborhood in south Brainerd. Steve Kohls /Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. siblings deck out Volkswagen van for the holidays
December 20, 2017 - 9:07pm