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Neighborhood Spotlight #1: The Character
The three-story, blue/gray home stands on the corner of 31st and Portland. If you fly by on the one-way heading south, nothing would stick out about this particular property. Walking, though, takes on...
3/9/12 at 4:40 PM
Running and Donating Blood
I feel blessed to be healthy enough to donate blood. I dont do it every eight weeks, but I usually work it in a couple of times a year. I have been told that donating blood can dramatically affect ...
2/9/12 at 8:35 PM A Fresh Perspective 10/5/11 at 8:59 AM
Motivation 8/22/11 at 6:49 PM
Copenhagenization: The contagion that could change the way we think of bicycles
Heres a pop quiz for you to consider before you read the column further: What is Copenhagenization and who thought of the idea to begin with? When I first heard of the term Copenhagenization, it wa...
10/24/11 at 9:17 AM German Christmas Market Holiday Pics 3: Nuremberg 12/17/10 at 5:31 PM
Rural Life: Better or Worse?
I've lived in towns with populations as low as 1,300, but I've also lived in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and St. Petersburg (Russia). I've liked living just about everywhere I've lived, and I've especiall...
8/17/11 at 5:00 AM
Vendors, Artists, and Music! Oh my!
The Grand Cities Art Fest is getting closer by the minute and everyone at the North Valley Arts Council can hardly contain their excitement!The office is buzzing and both downtown Grand Forks and East...
6/8/11 at 10:47 AM Get involved and inspired 5/27/11 at 4:12 PM
River Cities Speedway
The good people that run the River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks won a very deserving award last night. RCS was named the "Organization/Venue of the Year" by the Greater Grand Forks Convention and Vi...
3/23/11 at 9:17 AM Friday Photo 9/10/10 at 7:26 PM
If you're interested in population data, here's a link to find Census population estimates for North Dakota cities as of July 1, 2009. Also includes data going back to 2000. http://www.census.gov/pop...
9/9/10 at 3:31 PM
BSU gets ready; Kara; TC 10 Miler
Bemidji State is readying for its first year in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association and coach Tom Serratore says his team is looking forward to the challenge in a recent...
7/22/10 at 8:07 AM Twin Cities Marathon: Full 6/7/10 at 11:43 AM
Fitger's 5K Nearly Full 3/9/10 at 10:49 AM
Hail, Hail the Gang all Here!
It was a tough weekend. First is road construction in the Twin Cities. I grew up there and I have never in my life seen road construction like I saw this weekend. If this is all government stimulus m...
7/19/10 at 12:00 AM The Facts of Life...2 Websites That "Tell All" 12/4/09 at 12:54 AM
World of Outlaws Tonight In Grand Forks
Lat e models race at 7:30 pm tonight in GF.Tickets $33 if on charge card and reserved seats! Winners of heats: #9, #8, #13 sprint cars. #29, #39, #15, #19, #3 late models. Austin Hubbard wins i...
7/9/10 at 12:07 PM Craig Dollansky Wins At GF Speedway 8/22/09 at 7:16 AM
World of Outlaws : Update 8/22/09 at 6:59 AM
Gay Pride in Grand Forks
Right: MJ Kroll will perform May 22 at Grand Cities Pride. I think the folks planning Grand Cities Pride May 22-23 have covered all their bases. They will have live music in Grand Forks Town Squa...
5/12/10 at 11:04 AM
I'll bet you'll love this chocolate Bette
Mmmmmmmmmmm. Chocolate. And more chocolate. Rich, not too sweet and not one bit of flour. That's Bette LeMae. It's a traditional dessert that's been served at northern Minnesota's Ruttger's Bay Lake ...
3/4/10 at 2:00 AM
Fargo's "Don't flick it!" campaign in the news
North Dakota League of Cities: Thanks to the North Dakota League of Cities for this report that Fargo is the first city in the nation to join the Don't Flick It! campaign Commissioner Mike Williams re...
1/21/10 at 1:25 AM
The weekend's coming up. Don't forget to remember a couple of events we'll be a part of. First, WDAZ Night at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks Friday night. We'll be there along ...
9/16/09 at 4:19 AM
The first night of the John Seitz Memorial Late Model Invitational is in the books. Pat Doar of New Richmond, Wis., won the 20-lap dash, which puts him on the pole for Saturday night's 50-lap feature....
9/11/09 at 6:05 PM