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June 16, 2018
Parents need to think about a child’s maturity level, problem-solving skills and knowledge of what to do in an emergency. Children should know who to contact if an emergency happens and they cannot reach their parents. Stock image
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious
June 16, 2018 - 8:58am
May 17, 2018
Lynn Anderson, left, is helping to care for her daughter, Jean Landin, during Jean's battle with brain and lung cancer. Marie Johnson / Tribune
'Three steps forward and two steps back': NYM woman who lost twin sister to cancer is now fighting for her own life
May 17, 2018 - 10:52am
May 15, 2018
Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is a favorite for summertime entertaining. Tracy Briggs / The Forum
Duluth woman amps up breakfasts in time for Syttende Mai
May 15, 2018 - 10:46am
May 2, 2017
Celebrating daughter Jenna's graduation from College of St. Mary's in Omaha, Neb. along with daughter Siri (left).
After 35 years, Minn. native continues his search for mom and dad
May 2, 2017 - 4:51pm
February 14, 2017
Ben Hanson, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
February 14, 2017 - 8:52am
February 4, 2017
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AgweekTV: Nonbrowning apples
February 4, 2017 - 8:30am
June 29, 2015
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Bridgit Pankonin is now offering professional counseling services in Perham through her business, Integrity Counseling.
Integrity Counseling now seeing clients in Perham
June 29, 2015 - 10:27am
June 4, 2015
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Common Hope aims to bring education, healthcare and stability to children, and their families, who may otherwise have very different lives. Part of the work done by the Perham group was put-ting together school projects, such as the pa-per hats made by these students.
Perham group brings hope to Guatemala
June 4, 2015 - 9:01am
May 8, 2015
Fitness for the whole family
May 8, 2015 - 11:52am
March 19, 2015
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Mike Hamann has used the same plain wooden chair since he opened his Perham practice in 1974. Before, it was his X-ray chair – now, he uses it as his office chair.
Having the time of his life: Perham dentist hopes to “never retire”
March 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
February 10, 2015
Fire at 595 East Jessamine, St. Paul. ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS/Scott Takushi
Man saves 6 family members from fire, but 3-year-old daughter dies
February 10, 2015 - 10:17am
December 19, 2014
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS Ben Holzer, back row, second from right, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer this summer. On Dec. 3, New Creation Lutheran Church in Perham hosted a fundraiser as part of their community meal to help the family pay for expenses. Pictured are, back row, left to right, Angela Bachmann, Adam Holzer, Bella Holzer, Ben Holzer and Char Holzer. Front row, Dalen Bachmann, Kallie Bachmann, Brooke Hohman, Brydon Kimball, Amy Kimball and Karson Kimball.
Coping with cancer, with community support
December 19, 2014 - 1:42pm
November 20, 2014
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Biological brothers Tom Trippel and Rob Brekke were both adopted from Romania by families in the United States when they were young. Now, they are preparing to return home and meet their birth family.
Long-lost family FOUND: Adopted Romanian brothers reunite, get ready to meet their birth parents
November 20, 2014 - 5:16pm
July 22, 2014
Minnesota 5th, ND 6th in Kids Count ratings of child well-being
July 22, 2014 - 11:41am
Abby and John Fisher used the empty chair between Julia, 4, and Esther, 2, to announce their third pregnancy.
 Photo courtesy of Penny Marie Photography
Oh ... Baby!: Couples find fun ways to reveal pregnancy
October 22, 2013 - 10:04am