Allowing concealed weapons on North Dakota college campuses: now, there’s the answer to a problem that doesn’t exist. Oh wait, in the spirit of the legislative session, let me amend that: You see, the way the bill is written, concealed weapons would be allowed many other places, too, including athletic events, political rallies, concerts, and – my personal favorite – churches.RELATED CONTENT
An article in the New York Times by Jodi Kantor describes “the family that produced Barack and Michelle Obama” as “black and white and Asian, Christian, Muslim and Jewish,” speaking “English; Indonesian; French; Cantonese; and Igbo; and even a few phrases of Gullah, the Creole dialect of the South Carolina Lowcountry.”RELATED CONTENT
Two men who served a combined two decades on the Clay County Commission are now off the board and pursuing their own versions of getting away from it all.RELATED CONTENT
A 30-year-old Chicago man was sentenced to nearly 29 years in prison Friday after he admitted to his role in a drug-related murder in Moorhead in 2003.RELATED CONTENT
Area fire departments were kept busy Thursday with at least one house fire each in Fargo and Moorhead.RELATED CONTENT
MOORHEAD - A 30-year-old Chicago man was sentenced to nearly 29 years in prison Friday after he admitted to his role in a drug-related murder in Moorhead in 2003.RELATED CONTENT
A fire Wednesday morning heavily damaged a corn dryer at the Kragnes Farmers Elevator Co. east of Dilworth.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO-MOORHEAD – Area fire departments were kept busy this afternoon and evening with at least one house fire each in Fargo and Moorhead.RELATED CONTENT
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DIILWORTH – A fire Wednesday morning heavily damaged a corn dryer at the Kragnes Farmers Elevator Co. east of here.
LEONARD, N.D. - A 3-month-old child that was reportedly not breathing was taken by air ambulance to a Fargo hospital Wednesday afternoon.
The headline on the blog read, “At 64, Diana Nyad Proves That Age Is Just A Number.”RELATED CONTENT
A quick quiz on some of the week’s news, and do the answers have a common theme?RELATED CONTENT
In “The Mirror Cracked,” one of my favorite Agatha Christie mysteries, a rather annoying woman dies from a poisoned drink.RELATED CONTENT
Not sure where I heard it, but somebody said that former congressman/ current New York mayoral wannabe Anthony Weiner makes former South Carolina governor/ recently elected Congressman Mark Sanford look normal. Talk about damning with faint praise.RELATED CONTENT
The cover story for The Economist last week concerns crime rates around the “rich world” – emphasis on Europe and America.RELATED CONTENT
It’s 10 o’clock in the morning. One of Fargo’s finest notices an old Lincoln sedan pull onto 10th Street South from an adjacent avenue. The driver of the Lincoln is a bearded young man. (Definitely suspicious?)RELATED CONTENT
Before our older daughter and her husband were married, he and a friend stayed with my parents while they played a golf tournament in a town near where my folks lived.RELATED CONTENT
Gigi (pronounced “gicky”) insisted that she and her family had no idea Jews were sent to concentration camps; in fact, they knew nothing of Nazi atrocities until World War II was over.RELATED CONTENT
Never – not in my entire life – have I used the word “orgiastic” in a sentence. Not written. Not spoken. Returning to “The Great Gatsby” (the novel) after seeing its latest movie version by director Baz Luhrmann, however, the word jumped out at me from the text of the last page.RELATED CONTENT
When Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., questioned a lineup of military generals in a Capitol Hill hearing last week concerning the terrible problem of sexual assault in the military, the importance of her Senate win over Todd “legitimate rape” Akin was made crystal clear.RELATED CONTENT