Birds need extra assistance in winter

 Cold weather can be particularly taxing on many of the birds individuals discover in their backyards throughout the year. Although some species migrate to warmer climates each winter, many stay put and attempt to ride out winter in their normal… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Fisherman, daughter meet a furry thief during night



Brian Coombe and his daughter Charlotte recently were robbed of fish during an overnight fishing trip in an icehouse on Lake of the Woods. Photo by Brian Coombe.Every good fisherman has a story. On our trip to Lake of the Woods recently, my daughter … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VFW: Social media can aid veterans with professional development

Developed through the VFW’s collaboration with Lida Citroën of the international brand strategy firm LIDA360, this article is part of the VFW’s expanding education and transitioning services, resources and webinars designed to provide service members… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Chairwoman, members appointed to VA Advisory Committee on Women Veterans

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the appointment of a new chairwoman and four new members to the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, an expert panel that advises the VA Secretary on issues and programs of importan… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Starting 2018 with healthier recipe options



 I stated in a column I wrote for our Dec. 29, 2017 issue that I make goals rather than resolutions for the New Year. One goal I definitely need to keep focused on is to lose some weight! My favorite food groups are pasta and any kind of Mexican… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Healthy for Life

Celebrating life and connecting consciously throughout the New Year


 Greetings campers, ‘Tis the New Year and life is happening all around even though many of us are camped out in our homes during the frigid temps. Is it me or does the holiday season seem to get busier? Maybe it’s just the lifestyle that I am ch… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 371

Flying to Florida to bid farewell to the fifties


 Greetings and 2018 Sallytations! Well, this is it. My last column written while I’m in my 50s. I’m saying goodbye to 59 and trying to wrap my head around this 60 word – I can’t! I’m running away to Florida so I can wake up and turn “that age” … Please register for a free account or log in below […]

A new year and new beginning



 Happiest New Year everyone! I hope seeing the New Year in was happy and safe for you. It was for my husband and me. We carried on our annual tradition of going to his sister’s house and celebrating with family and friends. For us, it’s a night … Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Fixing a broken toe; remedies for opiate withdrawal

 Q: Last week I got up in the middle of the night and slammed my foot into a chair. I’m pretty sure I broke my middle toe. It still hurts, but there’s nothing that can be done for it, right? — Charlie H., Mendocino, California A: Sorry Charlie… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

It is Radon Action Month and a good time to test your home

Public health organizations and lung cancer survivors are working together this month to relay a simple but potentially life-saving message to Minnesotans statewide: protect yourself and your family from lung cancer by testing your home for radon. R… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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