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FARGO – As we gather around the Thanksgiving table today, let us stop and remember those who can’t sit with us, those who are in our hearts even if they are not currently in our sight. Let us think of those brave adults who have sacrificed their time and sanity, potentially their appetite and quite possibly a nice shirt to spilled cranberry juice. Let us honor those who sit at the kids’ table.RELATED CONTENT
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FARGO - Pink may seem played out after October, when the color was used to draw awareness of breast cancer. But Barbara Benda Nagle wants you to think pink. She’s not telling you, she’s showing you in her new exhibit, “Viva la Pink,” at Fargo’s Spirit Room.RELATED CONTENT
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MOORHEAD - It’s been a transformative and productive five years since Concordia College arts teacher Ross Hilgers’ last solo show.
Hey, Old Man Winter, we need to talk.
This will be short and sweet, which I wish I could say about our relationship.
We’re done. Finished.
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With city elections coming on June 8, there’s been a lot of talk about the future of Fargo and who will take it in which direction. But if you’re interested in getting a glimpse a little further into the future, say 1,040 years, the man you want isn’t on the ballot.
You know how you’ll always remember where you were when you heard some bit of horrible news, like John F. Kennedy had been shot or the Minnesota Vikings had traded for Herschel Walker or someone was making a movie of the “Saturday Night Live” MacGruber sketch? I was chopping cilantro in my mother’s kitchen on Sunday when a National Public Radio newscaster announced Ronnie James Dio had succumbed to stomach cancer at age 67.
Blood. Guts. Mindless people pawing at your head, mumbling something about admiring you “braaaains.” It’s just another Saturday night in downtown Fargo, right?