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What price for peace of mind?
The patient is eight years out from treatment for breast cancer and is doing well, but four times a year she insists on a blood test to check her inflammation levels. The test is pointless and has no...
4/18/14 at 10:54 AM
Downsizing all the stuff 3/12/14 at 12:02 PM
Learning to give bad news: the patient's perspective 3/5/14 at 3:41 PM ASTROBOB
Wow, that's a lot of sunspots! Aurora in the forecast April 19-20
I can't recall seeing the sun this peppered with sunspots in a long time. Through the scope this morning I counted nine separate groups. No single spot or group stood out as unusually large, but the...
4/18/14 at 9:34 AM
Kepler-186f: First Earth-sized planet found in the habitable zone of another star 4/17/14 at 8:23 PM
Venus hides a star for 7 minutes 4/17/14 at 2:09 PM STAFF BLOGCAPITOL CHATTER
Tired legislators take their holiday break with much done, much left
By Don Davis The looks on Minnesota legislators' faces before they began a holiday break told the story: They are tired. The 201 legislators put in long hours the past couple of weeks debating and in...
4/16/14 at 1:58 PM
Minimum wage headed up 4/10/14 at 7:29 PM
Legislature clarifies farmer market requirements 4/10/14 at 7:27 PM STAFF BLOGOUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK
Spring or not, the turkey mating game goes on
Todays the first day of Minnesota and Wisconsins spring wild turkey seasons, but it isnt clear how many gobblers will be out strutting in the snowstorm. Sparky Stensaas of Wrenshall passed along a c...
4/16/14 at 12:42 PM
Twin Cities men catch big sturgeon on Rainy River 4/16/14 at 11:44 AM
Granite Gear pack named best among summer gear 4/11/14 at 10:35 AM MS. SIMPLICITY
Back To Basics: Organizing Your Photos In A Digital World
  Hi, my name is Melissa and I like to take photos. I have a problem but I am not about to change it. Currently my biggest problem is my phone doesn't have the ability to store all the photos ...
4/15/14 at 9:21 AM
Back To Basics 4/8/14 at 9:38 AM
Hosting An Organized Graduation Party 4/1/14 at 7:45 AM REEL QUICKIES
A Man for all Seasons--Movie review
There haven't seemed to be many new interesting movies recently, so I've been watching some classics that have been recommended. One that I watched last week was the 1966 version ofA Man for all Seaso...
3/17/14 at 8:58 PM
Rose Under Fire--Book Review 2/20/14 at 7:27 PM
Code Name Verity--Book Review 1/19/14 at 1:35 PM STAFF BLOGTHE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY
Teachers, Professors make use of Areavoices in the classroom
One of the trends that I'm loving here on Areavoices is our growth in classroom blogs. Having students publish their schoolwork (as part of their schoolwork) is gaining in momentum. I'm so glad teach...
10/9/13 at 2:21 PM
New registration method is here! 10/8/13 at 2:48 PM
New way to start your blog! 9/4/13 at 4:01 PM HORSE SHOES
Orb, Ruffian and the Triple Crown
I didnt bet on Orb, this years Kentucky Derby winner, but I should have. I should have noticed Orb was wearing the colors of one if not the greatest fillies of all time: Ruffian. Then, there would h...
5/17/13 at 10:46 PM
All the pretty ... hats 5/3/13 at 11:05 PM
Get your hat ready: The Kentucky Derby is Saturday 5/2/13 at 8:15 PM SINCE I HAVE ARRIVED
Travels with Poky Little Puppy
Poky Little Puppy Finds a Thin Place In the 1940s, my great aunt, Ella, working for Emmanuel Episcopal Guild, made a layette for Church World Service, which they shipped to war impoverished people o...
3/4/13 at 1:44 PM
Traveling to Thin Places 2/23/13 at 5:06 PM
Locating the Nest in Edinburgh 7/19/12 at 2:24 PM STAFF BLOGE-MOTION
Wadena Deer Creek iPads: the good and the bad
Wadena Deer Creek students, grades 5-12 moved into a brand-new, state-of-the art middle/high school building in September 2012. The previous high school was destroyed by the EF4 tornado of 2010. Each ...
12/18/12 at 9:23 AM
An interesting perspective as well as hands-on experience with chicken 10/30/12 at 5:57 PM
Faith and mother-daughter time 10/30/12 at 5:55 PM ISAAC ON TECH
Clay tablets or real iPads - which do you prefer?
Scammers recently paid cash for some iPad 2s in Vancouver, replaced the real iPads with carefully-weighed bags of modeling clay, resealed the packaging, and returned them to the store for a full refun...
6/6/12 at 8:57 PM
Satellite Internet users: Exede is faster & costs less. 6/4/12 at 8:13 PM
Please turn off all electronic devices while plane is in flight. 5/20/12 at 8:46 PM STAFF BLOGTHE FORUM'$ FINANCIAL FIX-UP
Financial Fix-Up participants staying the course
FARGO About six months ago, three local families started The Forums Financial Fix-Up, a very public process to tune up or overhaul their personal money situations. The series of stories, which debut...
6/4/11 at 2:13 AM
Some Final Words 2/16/11 at 5:13 PM
Redemption, Reflection & Appreciation 2/11/11 at 10:14 AM