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Around the corner
"If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done." - Thomas Jefferson There's more than one path to success. Sometimes it's a matter of running indoors ...
3/1/14 at 8:52 AM Great anticipation 2/16/14 at 1:15 PM
First bold step 2/7/14 at 12:56 PM
90 Acts of Kindness
At the risk of sounding like a commercial, I would like to share with you something really neat thats been happening in the Fargo-Moorhead area this past month. Gate City Bank is getting ready to ope...
2/22/14 at 9:57 AM
Red Bridge as a Romantic Pedestrian Crossing
There is something very special about this particular crossing, especially when I visited it in 2011. We can start with the design features of the Red Bridge, located over the Blue River at Minor Pa...
2/16/14 at 11:34 AM San Saba Trestle Wins Spectacular Disaster Award 1/17/14 at 4:38 AM
2013 Ammann Awards Results Part II 1/13/14 at 10:20 AM
The Pope and the hog...
I have heard that Pope Francis is down-to-earth, but I did not know that he owned a motorcycle. And not just any motorcycle - a hog - a Dyna Super Glide Harley-Davidson. That is one heavenly ride, jus...
2/6/14 at 11:11 PM Well-done Grand Forks! 10/8/13 at 9:29 PM
Go ahead - poll me. 6/12/13 at 11:16 PM
Christmas Market Tour 2013: Berlin City Hall
Across the tracks from Alexanderplatz is another Christmas market with unique attractions. The Christmas market at Rote Rathaus (EN: Red City Hall) is located in the vicinity of several key attractio...
1/6/14 at 8:43 AM The Problem with Soccer in Germany Part 2: Fan Behavior- How the German Soccer Leagues should crack down on fan violence 6/7/12 at 4:30 AM
Copenhagenization: The contagion that could change the way we think of bicycles 10/24/11 at 10:17 AM
'Tis the Season...
There are two seasons around here: Winter and Construction. FPS Business Manager Broc Lietz gives a projectupdate on the new school at Ed Clapp Park. By FPS Business Manager Broc Lietz There is a stan...
12/5/13 at 1:00 PM City PTA honors three for their service 5/30/13 at 8:50 AM
A change of direction 5/23/13 at 10:00 AM
Does Mitchell really have higher property taxes than the rest of the state?
At last night's Mitchell City Council meeting, an oft-repeated claim was made about Mitchell supposedly having the highest or among the highest property taxes in the state: Roger Musick, CEO of Innova...
12/3/13 at 10:30 AM Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and me 11/14/12 at 1:57 PM
Ken Tracy and FDR 9/18/12 at 3:25 AM
Watch how in Fargo - Gardens are growing community
Thanks to all the wonderful people that presented and attended Monday's program about community gardens in Fargo. We learned about a grass roots group led by Jack Wood, Nola Storm and more recently Ja...
10/17/13 at 2:44 PM Fargo - Gardens growing community 10/11/13 at 8:15 AM
Protect, connect, and beautify Downtowns and riverfront 10/1/13 at 8:00 AM
'Machete Kills' sure to deliver blood, babes
I went through a Robert Rodriguez phase, as did the rest of America. He directed "Sin City" and 'Planet Terror," two visually striking and gory movies. After staying relatively low on the radar, his l...
10/7/13 at 6:22 PM
This ended up in the garbage after a rough day teaching at an inner city school in Minneapolis.
I was told walking in they were tough, but Ive been told that before. This class, it turned out, was better described as draining, and bythe end of the day, depressing. Typical of other classes thi...
9/26/13 at 5:30 PM
Red Cross Disaster Relief Comes to Life in SimCity Video Game
Do you love video games and supporting the work of the Red Cross? Electronic Arts (EA) is partnering with the American Red Cross and nine European national societies to promote preparing for disasters...
9/23/13 at 2:39 PM Clean-Up Kit Distribution Continues in Barnes County 6/21/13 at 11:51 AM
Don't forget that tonight is the last night of racing for the 2013 summer season! Hot laps are at 6:30pm and racing starts at 7:00pm. We should have perfect weather so come on out, tailgate and bring ...
9/4/13 at 11:50 AM Done For The Season 4/2/13 at 8:16 PM
2013 RRKC Schedule 4/2/13 at 8:13 PM
German artist captures the Bakken
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A German photographer is capturing the Bakken through an artists eyes. Andy Scholz, an art photography faculty member from Regensburg University in Germany, is spending several ...
8/28/13 at 12:16 AM Oil boom schools: Williston adds 350 students; Watford up 160 8/27/13 at 12:47 AM
Faces of the Boom: A match made in the Oil Patch 8/25/13 at 12:50 AM
Like father, like father, like son: UND alum and third-generation North Dakotan Joel Brown continues family legacy in oil industry
By David Dodds, University & Public Affairs writer You could say oil runs in the Brown family just like it does deep beneath the western North Dakota soil they call home. Grandpa Al Brown became...
8/20/13 at 2:52 PM A STEM for the fruit of tomorrow 7/24/13 at 4:47 PM
City of Grand Forks, UND form the Community and Campus Committee on High-Risk Alcohol Use 7/19/13 at 4:42 PM
Let's Keep Moving Forward
Primary elections are coming up on September 10 for Duluth City Council and Duluth School Board positions and it is my hope the residents of this city will elect people to keep the city moving forward...
8/10/13 at 12:03 AM A Tradegy in Kansas City 12/5/12 at 4:22 AM
Christmas City of the North Parade 11/17/12 at 9:51 AM