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The Valley's Got Talent
I've been asked to be one of the judges for a new event this year called "The Valley's Got Talent" benefit show. Something like Simon, Randy and Paula, I guess. It's being sponsored by the Grand Forks...
10/22/11 at 9:10 AM Milk Mustache Winners 6/29/11 at 5:16 PM
My Milk Mustache 6/24/11 at 2:43 PM
Wet and wild
Todays wet and chilly weather has actually put me in the mood for soup. And with the deadline for the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Councils Wild for Rice contest looming (June 27 thats Monday), her...
6/22/11 at 8:42 PM Go wild for wild rice 6/8/11 at 8:01 AM
Going wild for rice 5/24/10 at 5:00 AM
Make it disappear...
Yesterday I heard in passing a commercial for Excedrin that asked the viewing audience, "What's Your Headache?" They didn't mean for you to just keep it to yourself. This is a contest and they want yo...
4/5/11 at 9:04 PM A wish for peace... 4/4/10 at 4:22 AM
All they are saying, is give peace a chance... 4/3/10 at 1:42 PM
Slam Dunk Contest memories
In a few hours, my favorite part of NBA All-Star weekend - the only part I watch really - will get under way with the Slam Dunk Contest. Looking forward to it, though with tournament season going I an...
2/19/11 at 6:25 PM
Treasure Hunters Roadshow tickets available for free
There was a miscommunications about timing, so I'm a little late getting this posted. Mea culpa. Anyway, I have two "Express Service" tickets for the Treasure Hunters Roadshow this week in Jamestown....
1/25/11 at 12:45 PM Free ticket to Everyday Sunday/John Reuben concert 12/9/10 at 3:46 PM
The wisdom of crowds 11/4/10 at 2:50 PM
Superhero Save Poster Contest
Some young boys and girls want to be superheroes, and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is providing students with the opportunity to contemplate being a financial superhero and exp...
1/21/11 at 8:43 PM
2011 Engineer Girl Essay Contest
The National Academy of Engineering is pleased to announce that the 2011 EngineerGirl Essay Contest has been posted. The topic this year is Engineering & Human Service Relief from a Disaster. You...
12/7/10 at 12:18 PM
Caption Contest: Terror Stalked My Love!
It's Friday! Time for a Caption Contest. Guess what the stalker or random passer-by hiding behind the rock is saying in this comic... or maybe just say what he should be saying. Keep it clean, kee...
10/1/10 at 3:13 PM Caption Contest: The Solution 9/21/10 at 10:56 AM
Stitches Recap - Part One
I have a stack of packages waiting to get mailed out today. It's the prizes from my Finish-a-Long Contest. The third and final winner, Heidi from Duluth, won a skein of Misti Alpaca DK donated by Barb...
8/24/10 at 9:43 PM Frustration 8/19/10 at 9:44 PM
It's the Simple Things 7/6/10 at 3:20 PM
Check out our new newsletter and photo contest winners
4 Luv of Dog's latest newsletter is now up! Click here to read 'The Daily Bark: Pleas From the Pound and Other Happenings.' This issue features stories about two of our dogs that now have big jobs, as...
7/24/10 at 3:43 PM Photo Contest - Don't Forget to Submit! 7/8/10 at 5:08 PM
Photo Contest 6/8/10 at 4:57 PM
Fargo man wins Weather Channel beach party
Even though Fargo is far from a lake, Steve Waldner’s south Fargo home will still transform into a beach bash next week after a cable network hauls in sand and water. Today, Waldner was named th...
7/18/10 at 4:41 PM Fargo could get Weather Channel party 7/17/10 at 7:11 AM
Something to aspire to Twitter-hounds: Edmonton man wins "most beautiful tweet" contest 6/12/10 at 5:45 PM
Wildlife photo contest
Game and Fish release: The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Watchable Wildlife Photo Contest is accepting entries until Sept. 30. The contest has categories for nongame and game spec...
7/2/10 at 8:33 AM
Riemers excluded from May 20 candidate debate
According to the newspaper today the Farm Bureau is sponsoring a sheiff candidate debate on May 20th at the County Building. Well, while the other candidates have been invited, I have not been. ...
4/28/10 at 4:13 AM
Bits of A&E: Film fest, tall ships, T-shirts and commercials
Wrenshall filmmaker takes short-film prize Mike Scholtz of Wrenshall took first prize in last weekend’s fifth annual Short Shorts Film Festival at the Play Ground. Scholtz, who is involved with ...
2/25/10 at 6:34 AM
tuesday tidbits: second annual ugly sweater contest results
And now, the results of the Second Annual Ugly Sweater Contest (photos cropped to protect sweater-wearers' identities): And the winner is... As winner, the lov...
2/1/10 at 6:51 PM