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May 20, 2019
Etan Patz was one of the first nationally known missing children who went missing on May 25, 1979. His disappearance date was made into National Missing Children's Day. Stanley K. Patz / Wikimedia Commons / Special to The Forum
Saturday marks 40th anniversary of one of the first times a missing child made national news
May 20, 2019 - 10:00am
May 13, 2019
Approximately 6,000 people in North American live in some kind of underground home. This home built into the side of a hill in Scotland is more elaborate than most. Wikimedia Commons / Special to The Forum
Could you live underground? You might be surprised how many people do
May 13, 2019 - 10:00am
April 29, 2019
Bubble tea, otherwise known as boba tea, was created in Taiwan in the late 1980s and exploded in popularity around the world over the last dozen years. Getty Images / Special to The Forum
8 things you might not know about bubble tea, and other unexpected holidays this week
April 29, 2019 - 11:00am
April 13, 2019
North Dakota State University players give high-fives to fans following their NCAA FCS second-round football playoff defeat of Montana State on Dec. 1, 2018, in Fargo. Forum file photo
Who invented the high-five?
April 13, 2019 - 3:37pm
April 1, 2019
In 1957, the BBC pulled off one of the greatest April Fools' Day pranks in history with its report on the harvest of spaghetti from trees. Wikimedia Commons / Special to The Forum
Famous April Fools' Day pranks
April 1, 2019 - 12:45pm
February 14, 2019
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist.
Kindness is Contagious: Kind plumbers are priceless on holidays
February 14, 2019 - 11:34am
January 10, 2019
Macy's Inc. signage is displayed at a department store in New York.   Bloomberg photo by Victor J. Blue
Macy's weak holiday season sales send stocks plunging
January 10, 2019 - 11:28am
December 31, 2018
At Able Thrift, direct support professionals and Able clients work together to decorate the store every holiday season. (Brandon L. Summers / The Dickinson Press)
Able stores inspire wonder, giving at holidays
December 31, 2018 - 8:35am
December 22, 2018
"God Jul" is the Norwegian term for Merry Christmas. Emma Vatnsdal / The Forum
God Jul: Scandinavian Christmas traditions stand the test of time
December 22, 2018 - 4:38pm
December 21, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist. Special to The Forum
Bursack: Holiday spirit is gone after loss of loved ones
December 21, 2018 - 4:53pm
Wrapped fruit basket photo from Wikimedia Commons. Matthew Hoelscher from Doral, Florida, USA. [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wrapped_fruit_basket.jpg
Instead of the same old fruit basket, consider these healthy, thoughtful food items
December 21, 2018 - 1:11pm
December 19, 2018
Gifts by a tree.  Photo from Wikimedia.org. 

Kelvin Kay, en:user:kkmd [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons

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The worst gifts boyfriends give to girlfriends, from a can opener to a sonogram
December 19, 2018 - 1:19pm
December 18, 2018
Mini Beef Wellingtons with Madeira Sauce are a great option as a main course for Christmas. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Lost Italian: Looking for a Christmas feast showstopper? Mini Beef Wellingtons are the perfect main course.
December 18, 2018 - 10:34am
December 12, 2018
Serve Norwegian Rosettes coated with decorative sugar or a dusting of powdered sugar. David Samson / Forum News Service
Lost Italian: Stop and smell the Norwegian Rosettes this holiday baking season
December 12, 2018 - 7:00am
December 11, 2018
Sarah Stinson
Simple breathing technique can enhance your calm
December 11, 2018 - 5:21pm
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