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.
David Fitzgerald and Lisa Faulkner left Fargo three months ago and moved into a home on Elm Street in south Moorhead.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
As a fan of the HGTV program “Love It or List It,” I know when Hilary – the designer redoing a couple’s current home – is in big trouble, and David – the Realtor out to sell the couple a different home – is looking good.RELATED CONTENT
Were there six different types of military/police on the streets of Tibet? Tourists are strictly forbidden to take pictures of officers in law enforcement uniforms of any kind, which makes it hard for me to remember.RELATED CONTENT
Only once did I come close to seeing Angelina Jolie in a movie and that wasn’t in a theater. While flipping TV channels, I happened onto “Mr & Mrs Smith,” the movie infamous for beginning her relationship with Brad Pitt. I remember watching for a few minutes and thinking, “Gee, this is dumb,” and changing the channel.RELATED CONTENT
Concluding her acknowledgements following her 500-plus page book, “Wild Swans,” the Chinese-born writer Jung Chang made brief mention of her mother. Had she made the mention in a prologue, I might not have noticed. However, coming at the end, it stuck with me.RELATED CONTENT
Wow. For one brief moment, Congress acted decisively.RELATED CONTENT
As if jet lag and moldy food in a refrigerator not opened in almost a month weren’t bad enough, the first words I heard after parking my car in the grocery store lot were, “Hey Sunshine, I hear you’ve been to China.”RELATED CONTENT
The grandson of a friend was born on a recent March day that also was the date scheduled for her father-in-law’s funeral.RELATED CONTENT
Here are the questions and results of a NBC/Wall Street Journal poll conducted Jan. 12-15, 2013:RELATED CONTENT