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Trump shifts as denials of payoffs prove to be lies
Two injured after minivan, North Dakota-owned snowplow collide
East Grand Forks boy's Kool-Aid stand raises $3,700 for ND Special Olympics
Surveys show boost in community perception following shared dinner downtown
New app could help East Grand Forks parents stay in touch with their kids
crime and courts
Season of magic: North Dakota Ballet Co. to present holiday dance production in Grand Forks
Kat Perkins to perform holiday show in Grand Forks
Longtime Star Tribune movie critic resigns following plagiarism allegations
Michelle Obama coming to St. Paul as part of ‘Becoming’ book tour
Christmas tour returns to Grand Forks for festive family show
Ann Bailey: Grieving is hard, especially during the holidays
Marilyn Hagerty: Only coal in the stockings of crank callers
102-year-old woman skydives to raise awareness for the disease that killed her daughter
Mistletoe vs. cozy cottages: States differ on favorite Hallmark holiday movies
Lost Italian: Stop and smell the Norwegian Rosettes this holiday baking season
'Voice of the Red River Basin' calls it a career
Ellis, Hangsleben spark Wave to 2-1 win over Thief River Falls
Thursday's local scoreboard
Chargers stun Chiefs with last-second touchdown
Niederreiter stays hot, leads Wild over Panthers
Kala M. Lovgren
Jacqueline A. "Jackie" (Stenberg) Roberts
Laverne A. Manderud
Rebecca Jean Snyder Marsnik
Julie Beth (Morris) Dale
'Voice of the Red River Basin' calls it a career
Voyageurs Park wolves are fishing
OUTDOOR REPORT: Some resorts allow vehicle traffic on the ice but caution is crucial
Trophy Room: 11-year-old catches two trophy walleyes in same day
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever outline conservation components in new Farm Bill; other groups praise measure
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Letter: A press pass is still a privilege
Letter: Holiday lighting brightens downtown
Letter: More transparency for North Dakota
Sen. John Hoeven: Good farm policy benefits everyone
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November 8, 2018
A 69-year-old man asks to be declared 49, claiming age is as fluid as gender
In the quixotic battle against old age, some people use skin care and spin class. Not Emile Ratelband, a 69-year-old who feels like he's in his...
November 8, 2018 - 2:57pm
August 6, 2018
Marilyn Hagerty: Sharing the past and present with Iris Westman
Iris Westman doesn't pay much attention to news about President Trump. But she thinks it would be well if he could pay off the national debt....
August 6, 2018 - 5:13pm
April 23, 2016
Flat and happy: More people buying into houses without basements
WOODBURY, Minn. -- Gail Gaston says it’s time to bury the basement. “I am happy as a lark,” said Gaston, in his newly purchased basement-free...
April 23, 2016 - 4:30pm
August 7, 2015
Lawmakers’ median age is a decade older than it was 20 years ago
ST. PAUL -- Slowly and with little notice, the Minnesota Legislature has been graying. This year, the median age of House members is 54, according to a Pioneer Press analysis. The median age of senators is 55. Twenty years ago, the median age for both was nearly a decade younger....
August 7, 2015 - 4:00am
July 23, 2015
Duluth hockey player, 94, still active on the ice
Injuries can end a season or career for a hockey player in their teens or 20s, but just weeks after Mark Sertich broke a rib and punctured a...
July 23, 2015 - 4:03pm
July 3, 2015
Aging athletes enter Senior Olympics
ST. PAUL -- Kathy Bergen is one person who didn’t mind turning 75. “I love getting older. I couldn’t wait for my birthday...
July 3, 2015 - 10:00pm
June 25, 2015
Census shows Minnesota's population is getting older, more diverse
ST. PAUL -- Call it old news. The latest U.S. Census estimates, released this week, confirm what we’ve known for some time: a sizable segment of Minnesota’s population is entering its golden years. But a wave of millennials is on their heels — give or take...
June 25, 2015 - 6:15am
May 20, 2015
Anti-tobacco groups eye raising purchasing age to 21 in Minnesota
MOORHEAD, Minn. --Minnesota tobacco control advocates may propose raising the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 years old. Hawaii,...
May 20, 2015 - 6:30am
May 2, 2015
SOCIAL SECURITY Q&A: Disability does not affect retirement age
Q. At age 53, I was found eligible for Social Security disability benefits. What effect will this have on my real Social Security at retirement...
May 2, 2015 - 8:00am
May 1, 2015
On Clinton's age, Republican rivals imply -- but never say -- she's old
Her campaign barely three weeks old, Hillary Clinton already has been attacked by Republicans on everything from donations to her family's charitable...
May 1, 2015 - 4:45pm
April 8, 2015
UND fan won't let Parkinson's stop him from cheering at Frozen Four
BOSTON -- The reality has kicked in for 46-year-old Grand Forks native Joanna Pearson in the past two years. She called it the "reality...
April 8, 2015 - 8:09pm
March 12, 2015
Study: Raise minimum age to buy cigarettes to decrease use
Raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21 or 25 years old would significantly reduce their use and tobacco-related illnesses...
March 12, 2015 - 5:00pm
February 5, 2015
Minneapolis lawmaker proposes lower drinking age
ST. PAUL -- Longtime state Rep. Phyllis Kahn, who has tried for years without success to lower the state’s drinking age, is back this year with two bills that would allow people under 21 to drink in bars and restaurants. “It’s a very good way to deal with the serious...
February 5, 2015 - 8:09pm
Rheumatoid arthritis patients better off than decades ago
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with rheumatoid arthritis are better off than they were 20 years ago, according to new research from the Netherlands. Researchers found about half as many people were considered disabled after the first four years of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatment...
December 5, 2013 - 3:05pm
May 28, 2013
Golfer bettering his age, now 84, routinely
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- Most golfers can only dream of shooting their age. Not 84-year-old Bob Harris. He expects to shoot his age, or below,...
May 28, 2013 - 10:45pm