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Fargo series debut piquing interest in the real Fargo story
There's a new cable series based on the movie coming out on Tuesday (Fargo on FX channel). It likely won't represent much of what really goes on here, but it does create awareness. Forbes Joel Kotkin ...
4/13/14 at 8:09 AM Congratulations to the history making Bison! 3/23/14 at 4:46 PM
Bison and Coach Phillips making it fun! 3/22/14 at 10:12 AM
Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC Launches Faith in Fargo Moorhead Web Page
The Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC has launched a Faith in Fargo Moorhead website page highlighting the various religious and faith-based options in the Fargo Moorhead Metro. The webpage was built in res...
3/11/14 at 9:03 AM 1 Million Cups connects entrepreneurs and community 2/7/14 at 5:09 PM
It's a fun week for entrepreneurs in Fargo Moorhead 1/21/14 at 12:00 PM
How Old is Too Old?
Recently I was driving within the city limits with my 8 year old daughter. As I typically do, I travel about 35 miles per hour when the posted speed is 30 mph. Surprisingly I quickly approached the ...
5/21/13 at 11:37 AM
Every grease monkey's dream.
Today for lunch the family headed out to a new restaurant in town, Quaker Steak & Lube. It was Aaron's choice, because he likes buffalo wings, and this place is known for theirs. Note: I did not t...
3/28/13 at 5:24 PM Bounce House Vigilante 9/30/12 at 4:09 PM
It's not you, it's me. 8/17/12 at 1:50 PM
Candidates for Worst Movie
Some of the folks on Facebook have some suggestions for the worst movies they've seen. TB: The Sweetest Thing. "I normally like that genre, but it was drivel. Went nowhere." ML: Anything with George ...
2/19/13 at 1:15 PM Advice Columnist Practice Letter 1/24/13 at 10:16 PM
Hating on Iowa 1/8/12 at 5:22 PM
More Things They Don't (Can't) Instruct You (Me) In Culinary (Any) School
The recent separation of Chris Olson, former Chef de Cuisine from Parka, a restaurant in Minneapolis, has spurned interesting conversations about things theydon'tteach you in culinary school. Olson's ...
2/17/13 at 3:53 PM My Daily Dose of Rabbel-Rousing: With Love From Applebee's 4/7/12 at 10:21 AM
A Case For Blogging About Restaurants On Opening Night (& Other Ethical Dilemmas) 2/23/12 at 7:28 AM
State agencies clash over review of proposed 1280-acre well unit near Killdeer
By Sid Pranke When it comes to historical preservation concerns over proposed drilling at a 1,280-acre Little Knife leasing unit near the Killdeer Mountains, oil development trumps cultural and arc...
11/23/12 at 10:51 AM
Coffee & Canvas: The non-alcoholic experience of Corks & Canvas
OPINION Samantha Rachuy, MSUM Public Relations Fargo, N.D. -- In order to truly experience a Corks & Canvas event, you must set out on your adventure with a glass of wine in hand. The account ...
10/4/12 at 8:00 AM
It is time for the Herd to be heard...
Integrity is sometimes difficult to define, but we tend to know it when we see it. At the very least it can besaid to be consistency between what we say and what we do over time. Ideally, it is also a...
9/8/12 at 2:11 PM Additional commentary... 6/29/12 at 10:30 AM
A throw down with Morast! 2/10/12 at 8:05 PM
Opinions Get Us Into Trouble
Most of us tend to have an opinion. I sure do on just about any subject except where we should eat tonightmuch to the huzs chagrin. With technological advances and the trappings that have come with t...
7/13/12 at 7:30 AM
Please RT: 8 rules to tweet by
Im sick of defending Twitter to non-Twitter users partly because its already a $10 billion company, but mostly because those who deride Twitter have never used it. Im talking about average people he...
4/26/12 at 9:00 AM Letter to the editor: In response to “It’s a great day to be a dragon” 4/19/12 at 2:17 PM
Stealing identity: There are too many of us 4/19/12 at 2:06 PM
Have a comment or a gripe? Write
You'll soon see on several stories that appear on inforum.com a link to write a letter to the editor to comment on a story. The link will take you to directly to your email client. This system will o...
2/24/12 at 11:40 AM
There’s no one to blame but yourself for missing class
Video games are the reason for students struggles in school as much as food is to blame for peoples weight issues. College often is a persons first taste of freedom (loads of free time) from parental ...
12/27/11 at 1:00 AM Zombies, monsters and superheroes have left the woodwork 10/19/11 at 12:00 AM
Sidewalks are for everyone, now and later 9/27/11 at 12:00 AM
Impressed With China
Days before I left to go to China a liberal friend of mine said he was interested to see if my political views might change upon being in China. His angle was, "yeah, they're communist, but look at th...
10/28/11 at 10:03 AM
Put Away That DDT
A recent letter to the editor in the Grand Forks Herald regarding environmental chemicals and their effects on our healthreally piqued my interest. I happen to know several families in the region affe...
9/20/11 at 8:37 AM