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First-quarter housing building permit numbers on pace with 2013
The HBA of F-Ms building permit report reflecting first-quarter construction activity in Dilworth, Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo shows that housing construction projects are off to a strong start, on...
4/23/14 at 12:04 PM HBA announces Parade of Homes dates: April 24-27, May 1-4 3/18/14 at 1:09 PM
2013 sets record for single-family housing permits, total construction value 2/10/14 at 2:37 PM
Times passes for people. Time also passes for the things people build, like buildings and towns. I recently found a couple of websites that not only remind me of times passages but also document it. ...
4/19/14 at 6:40 AM
Chambers Ford Bridge for Sale. Any Takers?
Belle Plaine, Iowa- Tama County: one of many Iowa counties that has more than two dozen pre-1945 bridges left in the state. This includes the steel truss Black Bridge spanning the Iowa River and the...
4/17/14 at 4:33 PM
Reminder: E-Cigarettes Follow Same Law as Regular Cigarettes in North Dakota
Fargo Cass Public Health would like to remind e-cigarette users and North Dakota businesses that e-cigarettes are prohibited in all places where smoking is not allowed under the law; and that smoking ...
4/1/14 at 1:36 PM Tobacco Compliance Checks Results 12/28/12 at 3:20 PM
Alcohol Compliance Check Results Announced 11/29/12 at 1:48 PM
Eastwood Elementary Raises $7,373 for Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity
A BIG thank you to the students, staff and teachers of Eastwood Elementary in West Fargo. They put on a penny drive that raised a whopping $4,373.98, which included a $1000 check as part ofBell Stat...
3/31/14 at 11:30 AM Public Relations Committee Spotlight 3/24/14 at 11:30 AM
These 6 Upcycled Projects Were Made Right at ReStore 3/10/14 at 9:27 AM
You Are Needed- March, 3rd 2014
If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLinks Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional opportunities not lis...
3/3/14 at 1:00 PM You Are Needed - February 17th, 2014 2/18/14 at 2:14 PM
You Are Needed - February 10th, 2014 2/11/14 at 1:03 PM
Search For A Champion
Champion Spark Plugsis ready to award $125,000 in racing sponsorships for the 2014 season in their "Search For A Champion video contest! 15 Racers will win $5,000 Champion sponsorships and move on to ...
1/7/14 at 7:23 PM Twists And Turns 4/7/13 at 1:19 PM
The Racing Life Promo 12/3/11 at 12:20 AM
SAFE SCHOOLS, SAFE KIDS: Sobriety Monitoring Program
By School Resource Officer Wes Libner, Soputh HighSchool Wes.Libner@fargo.k12.nd.us Recently, I attended a meeting at Juvenile Court, where I became aware of an alternative sentencing program associat...
12/11/13 at 9:30 AM Community Award Winners 11/1/13 at 4:30 PM
Are we prepared? 3/25/13 at 8:34 AM
Forum Communications Co. rolls out rewards program for loyal newspaper subscribers
By Devlyn Brooks Forum News Service FARGO, N.D. - Forum Communications Co. knows that the value of loyal subscribers is measured in platinum. Thats right ... platinum. Thats why to reward its valu...
12/10/13 at 11:33 AM Forum Communications Co. Foundation awards 2013 scholarships 8/15/13 at 9:45 AM
Forum Communications Co. newspapers score big in annual Minnesota Newspaper Association contest 2/4/13 at 12:06 PM
UND Center for Community Engagement Stone Soup Award winners announced
Grand Forks County Social Services was named outstanding community partner at a University of North Dakota awards ceremony Thursday, Nov. 14 that recognized community-university academic partnerships ...
11/15/13 at 10:25 AM Hathaway’s historical research wins Merrifield Competition at UND 5/29/13 at 8:49 AM
UND, Cass County partner for first Wellness Fair in Arthur, N.D., on Saturday 4/4/13 at 3:30 PM
November 4-8 is Severe Winter Weather Awareness Week
Fall is still here, but winter is right around the corner. Whether we really want to admit that or not is another question. In honor of Severe Winter Weather Awareness Week, we have compiled some res...
11/4/13 at 3:46 PM
A fun family Halloween activity
Are you looking for a fun family Halloween activity? Check out this year's Half Pint Haunt sponsored by the Grand Forks Historical Society. The Half Pint Haunt will be held this Sunday, October 27th f...
10/22/13 at 1:59 PM A Great Opportunity for Kids - School House Days 7/29/11 at 8:00 AM
UNICCO received healthcare supplies for Nimba County, Liberia
For fourteen years, Liberias civil war destroyed families, communities, and their ability to meet healthcare needs. Now the war is over, but the damage remains. People are left with poor living condit...
10/7/13 at 5:07 PM Giving Hearts Day: How To Get Involved! 12/7/12 at 3:00 AM
That's one big elk!
Big news literally this past weekend from Kittson County, where Brad Penas of Moorhead bagged a massive bull elk in Caribou Township near the Roseau County line. According to Susan Lieberg, who sent...
9/15/13 at 10:49 PM Sunday open house marks 20th anniversary of Rydell Refuge 8/8/12 at 7:00 AM
Remembering Leon Wilson, an old deer hunter 7/25/12 at 7:00 AM
Junkfest or bust
The blog has been neglected as we prepare for Junkfest, a six hour frenzy of treasures with around 100 vendors. It's held at the Foster County Fairgrounds because it's the only place big enough for al...
9/5/13 at 7:47 AM Friday findings... 8/23/13 at 9:37 AM
Blue ribbon, baby...and the recipe, too! 6/28/13 at 8:40 AM