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Press Expo: A fun-based event

September 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A day of food, fashion and fun is in store for everyone who attends The Dickinson Press Expo 2013. Continue Reading

How parents can help children cope with death of a pet

February 26, 2013 in DL-Online

WEST FARGO For the past year, 13-year-old McKenna Robertson has been dealing with the impending loss of her dog, Piper. The 8-year-old Shih Tzu, who sleeps on McKenna’s bed at night and snuggles with her on the couch, has a tumor on his colon. Veterinarians say he doesn’t have long to live. Continue Reading

Anti-resolutions: Some reject notion of once-a-year goal-setting

December 31, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO – New Year’s resolutions are as much a tradition as drunken renditions of “Auld Lang Syne.” When the clock strikes midnight each Dec. 31, a new year provides an opportunity for a new start. Continue Reading

New therapy treats chronic headaches

December 17, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO – For years Kara Hendrickson of Mapleton, N.D., suffered through daily headaches. She tried everything from wearing a splint to cutting her hair to try to relieve the pain, she said. Continue Reading

Restless legs syndrome a frustrating, sometimes debilitating condition

October 1, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO – Jane Williams said it’s almost impossible to explain what restless legs syndrome feels like to people who don’t have it. “It’s just this urge to move your legs,” she said. “It’s a feeling inside your legs like you just have to move them.” Continue Reading

Vision therapy helps kids overcome reading problems, succeed in school

September 10, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO – When Bergen Lindahl was about 3 years old, she couldn’t sit still when her mother read to her. “She was never curious about the words. She was only curious about the pictures,” mom Beth says. Continue Reading

InDepth | Stigma about mental disorders keeps people from seeking help

June 4, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

FARGO – Even though Darrin Albert is very bright and articulate, he’s had a lot of trouble finding a job. Continue Reading

Stigma about mental disorders keeps people from seeking help

June 4, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO – Even though Darrin Albert is very bright and articulate, he’s had a lot of trouble finding a job. And though he’s very friendly, he’s been called a creep. Continue Reading

5 Things Friday: Five ways to get kids out the door on time

March 30, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO More often than not I find myself hustling my kids out the door as we race the clock to get to school, day care, and work on time.
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Generous spirit: Mary John works to connect the Native community

March 23, 2012 in DL-Online

MOORHEAD – In her mind, Mary John can still trace the cracks in the ceiling of the tiny wood home where she spent the first six years of her life. Though belying a life of poverty, they also formed captivating shapes in the imagination of the girl called “Nonie,” or Winona for “firstborn daughter” in Dakota.
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