Leisure & Lifestyle

Fri
09
Nov

Tips for the new retirement

A recent study conducted by the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement found that 67 percent of middle-income baby boomers are expecting a retirement that is different from the one their parents enjoyed.

Thu
08
Nov

Local author Norma Welty makes sure Dust Bowl is not forgotten

Four states, 800 miles and 83 years separate the modern Minnesotan from the start of the Dust Bowl of 1929, but Maplewood resident Norma Wubbels Welty is trying to make sure the hardship, pride and hope of those who endured both a years-long drought and the Great Depression are not forgotten.

Thu
08
Nov

Local author Norma Welty makes sure Dust Bowl is not forgotten

Four states, 800 miles and 83 years separate the modern Minnesotan from the start of the Dust Bowl of 1929, but Maplewood resident Norma Wubbels Welty is trying to make sure the hardship, pride and hope of those who endured both a years-long drought and the Great Depression are not forgotten.

Mon
05
Nov

'A curious student' plays 'The Curious Savage'

Ginny Leutgeb of Little Canada describes herself as "a 60-year-old card-carrying AARP member," but is also an undergraduate student at Bethel University, where she's on track to graduate in December with a bachelor's degree in theater -- along with her 21- and 22-year-old cohorts.

Fri
02
Nov

Honoring veterans, touring Fort Bragg

As we approach Veteran's Day, I've been recalling my recent tour of Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, N.C., and thinking about my father and his military service during World War ll.

Fri
02
Nov

Honoring veterans, touring Fort Bragg

As we approach Veteran's Day, I've been recalling my recent tour of Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, N.C., and thinking about my father and his military service during World War ll.

Fri
02
Nov

Try these everyday ideas to improve family health

Family culture influences many of an individual's choices and values including food choices, religious beliefs, political beliefs, and healthful development.

Fri
02
Nov

Wake up to the benefits of breakfast

Ninety-three percent of Americans agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet less than half (44 percent) are eating breakfast every day. Here are a few ways breakfast helps to improve your day.

Tue
30
Oct

Have your passion... and eat it too

If there is one thing Oakdale resident and North High graduate Melissa Sauerwein learned at the Sixth Annual Ultimate Cake Decorating Competition this month, it's that she would much rather decorate a cake in a bakery than in the Mall of America.

Tue
30
Oct

Have your passion... and eat it too

If there is one thing Oakdale resident and North High graduate Melissa Sauerwein learned at the Sixth Annual Ultimate Cake Decorating Competition this month, it's that she would much rather decorate a cake in a bakery than in the Mall of America.

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