It's a happy time here in Minnesota. The summer wildflowers are at their showiest. Gardens are in full production mode. The landscape is a riot of green, and each of our 10,000 lakes has warmed to a swimmable temperature.
August 03, 2014 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Boredom. The dreaded word usually related to summer break when kids are at home day after day and suddenly realize they have done everything. Their little minds panic and the long whine comes out, "I'm boooorrrreeeddddd……" This usually is followed by a tugging on your pants or a poking in the chubby part of your arm. After you get over the embarrassment of your child's finger getting lost while looking for your tricep, consider this: As a parent you have a right to ask the impossible of your children. That's right. In fact last spring we did ...
August 03, 2014 | Shannon Symonds & Erin Oscarson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Would you take the opportunity to have a two-year trial marriage? Most millennials would, researchers say.
August 02, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A new report from the U.S. State Department details the status of religious freedom around the world, painting a grim picture of what it calls "the largest displacement of religious communities in recent memory."
August 02, 2014 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News National | Hot Topics
WASHINGTON - Around the time that "The Passion of the Christ," Mel Gibson's controversial film about Jesus' last days, stirred cries of anti-Semitism from some quarters when it opened in 2004, Rabbi David N. Saperstein addressed a Georgetown University class taught by his friend E.J. Dionne.
August 02, 2014 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Experiencing a Disney theme park through my children's eyes have been some of my greatest memories in life so far, but many people feel they need to wait until their kids are older to visit the parks. I know taking young children can be a challenge; naps, meltdowns, breast-feeding and diaper changes were all things I had to work into my day at Disney, but with a little planning the day can go smoothly. Trust me, the memories and priceless moments will be worth it. Here are some things that I have learned.
August 02, 2014 | Megan Shauri Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Two YouTube singers known for their a cappella performances collaborated to perform multiple songs from the musical "Wicked."
August 02, 2014 | Sarah Sanders Petersen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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August 01, 2014 | Christine Rappleye Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Sara-Jane Smallwood had made her way to the top: a bachelor's degree in Indian American studies, a master's in public policy from Indiana University and a job on the Hill, working as a policy analyst for her U.S. senator.
August 01, 2014 | Amy McDonald Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Everywhere you look kids and adults are glued to their iPhones, iPads, or some other electronic device. We were visiting a relative recently and there on the couch were four teenage cousins, boys and girls, all on digital devices, laughing and sharing youtube videos.
August 01, 2014 | Gary and Joy Lundberg Deseret News National | Hot Topics
We all have a dreamer in us. Oftentimes, it is easier to envision things as oppose to putting our best foot forward to bring that vision to light. Many of our dreams require money or we believe we do not have what it takes. So, we continue to dream. But is it fair?
August 01, 2014 | Mayra Bitsko Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Errol Flynn stars in three films making their DVD debut this week, including his final swashbuckler. (All films here are available online at warnerarchive.com.)
August 01, 2014 | Chris Hicks Deseret News National | Hot Topics
There's only one true way to eat mac-and-cheese, and that's with your bare hands, slavering over every creamy mouthful like a wolf pup. However, since some persnickety people look down on such earthy behavior, we shall humor their overparticular sensibilities and advise our readers to use a fork.
August 01, 2014 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Now that people conduct so much of their social lives online, it's becoming standard to hang out at a favorite virtual watering hole and check out dating possibilities. Whether you're looking for an activity partner or a lifetime partnership, the online matchmaking universe has no shortage of candidates. Since you will eventually meet up in the real world, however, it's important to follow some basic safety rules. Here's a quick overview of what you need to know before you plan face time with that exciting person you've been chatting with online.
August 01, 2014 | April Adams Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Let's face it. Every couple fights. And despite how unpleasant fighting is, sometimes it just needs to happen so that you and your spouse can fix some things and get back on track. But sometimes the fighting doesn't get things back on track. And the fighting can cause even more problems.
August 01, 2014 | Aaron Anderson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Recently, we had a conversation with a construction manager for large commercial projects about home remodeling and construction.
July 31, 2014 | Annie Schwemmer and Ann Robinson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Full Throttle, a team out of Effingham County, won the Top Gun Summer national championship in Concord, N.C.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Sports
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday for the new Guyton Animal Hospital.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Business
Josh Sanders, a singer/songwriter from Faulkville, will record a live video at the Mars Theatre on Sept. 12. Sanders recently opened for Corey Smith at the Music Vault and Red June at the Mars Theatre.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) will hold his annual jobs fairs in the 12th District during the August district work period. The jobs fairs are part of a series of events that will be held while Congress in away from Washington for the month of August.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Georgia's elected
South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.
July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.
July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education