Lynnette Hintze: As I See It

Alzheimer’s statistics are sobering — and personal

June 17, 2018 at 3:00 am

I attended an early-morning breakfast meeting last week called “Reason to Hope,” during which Lynn Cabrera, the director of the Montana chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, talked about the group’s programs, research and public policy wo...

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Planes, phones and real conversation

June 03, 2018 at 3:00 am

I just got back from a few days in Minnesota and, as you’re reading this, I’m in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for my niece’s wedding. Then a week after that we hop on a plane again to head to our daughter’s wedding in Alaska.All of this time ...

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Storytelling grabs the next generation

May 20, 2018 at 3:00 am

I come from a long line of storytellers.My paternal grandfather came to America from Norway in the early 1900s and lived with us on the farm during my entire childhood. He would tell us stories about what life was like in Norway, describing...

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‘The times, they are a changin’ for retail

April 22, 2018 at 9:11 am

It’s been a week of big business news in the Flathead, topped by the looming closure of our spacious, refurbished Herberger’s store in Kalispell Center Mall. A lot of friends in my age group are lamenting the loss.Herberger’s is a shopping ...

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Elderberry elixir: the cure for what ails us?

March 11, 2018 at 8:55 am

A co-worker of mine from the early 1980s sent me an intriguing email the other day. I hadn’t heard from him for years, but he remembered my Minnesota connection and sent me a copy of an article from the Minneapolis Star Tribune he knew woul...

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What’s a quinzee? Now I know

February 24, 2018 at 7:53 pm

Ole Netteberg, an effervescent fellow Scandinavian from Minnesota, sat down beside me at a Whitefish Planning Board meeting not long ago and asked if I’d ever heard of a quinzee.“A what?” I asked.“A quinzee,” he repeated.“Can’t say that I h...

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Pressure’s on to use Instant Pot

February 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

Let me preface this confession by saying my husband is a very thoughtful gift giver. Sure, his gifts tend toward kitchen gadgetry, and their might be a slight ulterior motive in his selections since he likes to dabble with cooking, but that...

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2018: Year of the ‘ice capades’

January 28, 2018 at 3:00 am

I seem to be preoccupied with ice this year.This may have something to do with the fact that in just five short months my daughter is getting married on a slab of ice, aka Matanuska Glacier, in Alaska. I’m busy making sure all of the family...

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Meet the new grammar ‘Superpower’ — North Dakota

January 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

Oh, North Dakota, I have long defended your good name from those who would besmirch it. I always take your side, North Dakota, even though I’m from that much better and prettier state to the east (i.e. Minnesota).When people tell me North D...

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A reminder to live each day with purpose

December 31, 2017 at 3:00 am

So here we are at the threshold of a new year once again — out with the old and in with the new. With 2018 just hours away it’s customary to pause and remember, whether with joy or sadness, what has happened over the past year.It’s been a m...

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