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From left, Shelby and Gretchen; both are enrolled in the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study.  Washington Post photo by Marvin Joseph.
How 3,000 very good golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer
1 hour 40 min ago
Cake Mix Melted Snowman cookies are easy and fun to make. Alexandra Floersch / The Forum
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
2 hours 54 min ago
December 13, 2017
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
22 hours 15 min ago
Lack of snow can damage perennials because bare soil is exposed to freezing and thawing or extreme cold. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
How a 'nice' winter can be deadly for outdoor plants
22 hours 42 min ago
Bergen, Norway. Special to the Forum.
Away from Home: Bergen, Norway
23 hours 19 min ago
Both of Jessie Veeder's daughters have brought joy and laughter during a stressful time. Photo courtesy Shots by Jessie Bren
Children remind us to breathe despite worry
23 hours 50 min ago
Norfolk Island Pine is a tropical plant, so be sure it is covered before exposing it to cold outdoor temperatures. Special to The Forum
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
December 13, 2017 - 12:19pm
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All the wine options for your big holiday meal
December 13, 2017 - 11:43am
Carol Bradley Bursack of Minding Our Elders
Don't try to replace parent's deceased spouse
December 13, 2017 - 11:34am
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist
Photo courtesy Ann Fredricks Photography
No need to plan kindness this season
December 13, 2017 - 11:29am
Dr. Michael Fox
Medication not advised for travel-anxious animals
December 13, 2017 - 11:26am
The Apple Bourbon Bellringer is a festive, easy-to-make drink perfect for holiday gatherings. Alexandra Floersch / The Forumplay button
And to all a good night! 4 holiday cocktails for morning, noon and night
December 13, 2017 - 9:59am
These succulent braised short ribs are served with a flavorful gremolata to complement the richness of the rib sauce. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Comfort and joy: Succulent braised beef short ribs bring both to Christmas meal
December 13, 2017 - 8:32am
December 12, 2017
Judy Johnson. Photo courtesy of Seefeldt Photography
Want to wish a 108-year-old a happy birthday? Here's your chance.
December 12, 2017 - 6:55pm
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Why we vomit: Throwing up the facts about an experience we've all had
December 12, 2017 - 10:37am