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Ms. Simplicity: Tips for hosting an organized graduation party
I am a few months away from my second child’s graduation party, a party that I’ve planned for a couple of years.
Thursday, April, 03, 2014 - INFORUM - Life

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Carol Patricia Gass
Carol Patricia Gass, 69, Bismarck, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Sanford Health in Bismarck. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, April 5, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Adult Abused Resource Center or Pride, Inc.

Carol was born on August 8, 1944, to William and Beatrice (Scheiderbauer) Gass in St. Paul, Minnesota. She moved with her parents to Bismarck as a child and attended elementary grades at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit School. She graduated from St. Mary’s Central High School in 1962. She received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from North Dakota State University, Fargo, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Following her graduation, she attended Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, and Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Carol lived in Chicago for 20 years where she was an active volunteer with the Chicago Lyric Opera, Chicago Institute of Art, and participant in American Kennel Club shows. She was employed by Olivetti, IBM and Consultex before returning to Bismarck in the late 1980s when she entered the field of real estate and was a faithful caregiver to her mother until her mother’s death.
Thursday, April, 03, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Donald D. Tungesvick
Tungesvick

Donald D. Tungesvick, 75, long time Callaway businessman, died Monday, March 31 at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Callaway. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Detroit Lakes.
Thursday, April, 03, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Letter: Energy and ag bring prosperity
Thank you, Sen. Joe Miller, R-Park River, N.D., for your comments on developing our state’s energy and ag industries and dispelling attempts by others to drive a wedge between them.
Thursday, April, 03, 2014 - INFORUM - Opinion

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Robin Huebner Reports: 'It was life or death': Confessions of an 'everyday alcoholic'
FARGO - Kevin Michael Formo wears his battle with alcoholism on his sleeve and, sometimes, on a cardboard sign waved at passing cars.
Thursday, April, 03, 2014 - INFORUM - News

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Studies show Indian, Hispanic youths fare worse than whites in ND, Minnesota
GRAND FORKS – American Indian and Hispanic children in North Dakota and Minnesota continue to lag behind their white peers, and by some measures they are worse off than their peers of the same race around the nation, according to a report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Thursday, April, 03, 2014 - INFORUM - News

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Longtime Fargo South fan remembered
FARGO - He is being remembered as the Bruins' "No. 1 fan in the stands." On Tuesday, former Fargo South coaches and players along with family said goodbye to Stuart Schultz.
Wednesday, April, 02, 2014 - INFORUM - Sports

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Jay W. Hass
Jay Hass, beloved son, brother and father, 51, passed away peacefully Saturday March 29, 2014 following a courageous battle with cancer.

Jay was born to William (Bill) and Marles Hass in Warren, MN on December 14, 1962. He initially grew up in Stephen, MN and then moved to Moorhead, MN in 1967 with his family.
Wednesday, April, 02, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Lenora Halvorson
On Saturday, March 29, 2014 our dearest Lenora, while surrounded by her loving family, was told the bingo numbers were higher in heaven so she decided to leave this world to play the biggest game ever.

Lenora was born April 6, 1938 in Ulen, MN to Oscar and Mary Strand (Hollevoet). Lenora grew up in Ulen where she graduated from Ulen High School. After graduation Lenora moved to Fargo where she worked for Manchester’s, Silverline, Welcome Wagon representative, and different gaming organizations. Lenora met David Halvorson in 1955 and wed on August 11, 1962 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ulen, MN. She was a devoted housewife and mother.
Wednesday, April, 02, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Letter: To live in such ‘shame’ as an NDSU graduate
OK, it’s taken me awhile to process this headline in the March 26 Forum: “Time Magazine: NDSU lacks influential alumni.” After reading the article, I couldn’t leave the house for a full three days.
Wednesday, April, 02, 2014 - INFORUM - Opinion

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University presidential candidate Blackhurst imagines MSUM in 2024
MOORHEAD – To share her vision for Minnesota State University Moorhead, Provost Anne Blackhurst, one of three finalists to be the school’s next president, asked the audience to fast-forward 10 years.
Wednesday, April, 02, 2014 - INFORUM - News

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Laber returning for fifth season with RedHawks
FARGO – Pitcher Jake Laber is returning to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks minor league baseball team for a fifth season – with a chance to rewrite the team record books.
Tuesday, April, 01, 2014 - INFORUM - Sports

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Report finds wide racial disparity among in kids' well-being
NEW YORK - African-American children's poverty, poor housing and lack of access to education pose a national crisis, said a report released Tuesday that found a wide gap in well-being among U.S. children of different races.
Tuesday, April, 01, 2014 - INFORUM - News

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Jon K. Echternacht
Jon Kelly Echternacht, 68, died at his home in River Falls on Saturday, March 29, of lung cancer. At his side were his sweetheart and wife of 28 years, Jeannie Gryzwa, and members of the family he loved so much.

Jon was born in Buffalo Center, Iowa, in 1945 to John “Jack” and Floreine “Flo” Echternacht. He grew up in Brainerd, Minn., with his sisters, Jane and Jean. He graduated in 1964 from Washington High School, where he was co-captain of the football team.
Tuesday, April, 01, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Harley Berge
Harley Berge was born to Jeffrey Berge and Lori Bennett Peasley on February 14, 1980 in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. He attended school in Detroit Lakes and Pelican Rapids, graduating from Detroit Lakes High School in 1998. While Harley held a variety of jobs during and after high school, his happiest positions included driving semis. He was employed as a truck driver by Farner-Bocken since 2011 until he retired in April, 2013 due to health concerns.

Harley had a deep faith in his religion and an unshakeable love for his wife and two sons. When not working, he enjoyed playing with the boys and teaching them how to fish and work on vehicles. He was an avid motorcyclist and took great pride in his Harley Davidson bike. Everyone who met Harley walked away with a new friend; he was a beautiful person with an even more wonderful soul. He was taken from those who loved him far too soon, but as long as they remember him and try to live the life he exemplified, he will not be forgotten.
Tuesday, April, 01, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Donna Dell Becker
Donna (Rowley) Becker, 74, Fargo, died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Sheyenne Crossing Care Center in West Fargo, ND.

Donna was born April 4, 1939, to Adelbert and Atla Rowley. She grew up in Bismarck, ND, and graduated from Bismarck High School in 1957. In May, 1958, she married Lee Becker. They lived in Bismarck where she worked for the North Dakota National Guard. They moved to Minot, ND in 1960, and then to Fargo in 1968. She worked in the family business, Mr. Music Man and Watts More for several years. Donna enjoyed knitting, baking, shopping, and spending time with her grand children and pets. She was also active in her church activities.
Tuesday, April, 01, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Helen “Marlys” Johnson
Helen “Marlys” Johnson, 87, of Wadena, MN,funeral service 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wadena. Visitation Wednesday 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Johnson-Schuller Chapel, 205 4th St. SW, Wadena, and at the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Marlys passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Fair Oaks Lodge in Wadena.

Marlys was born to Henry and Chisteen (Kjos) Friskop on August 22, 1926, in Wyndmere Township, Richland County, ND. After graduating from Wyndmere High School in 1945, she continued her education with formal nurses training at St. Lukes Hospital in Fargo, ND, finishing in 1948.
Tuesday, April, 01, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Fargo legislator proposes to increase number of low-income scholarships
FARGO – As tuition at the state’s public colleges is set to rise, Sen. Tim Flakoll, R-Fargo, plans to introduce legislation that would boost scholarships for low-income students by $11 million.
Tuesday, April, 01, 2014 - INFORUM - News

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Thelma H. Lindberg
Thelma H. Lindberg, 81, Fertile, MN, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home, Fertile. Thelma Helene Lindberg was born Feb. 15, 1933, in Bear Park, MN, to Harold and Thora Sirjord. She was baptized and confirmed at Faaberg Lutheran Church. She graduated from Gary High School in 1949, when she was 16. In 1973, she received her LPN degree from Agassiz Valley School of Practical Nursing, Crookston, MN. On June 3, 1950, Thelma married Leo Lindberg at the Faaberg Church parsonage in Rindahl, MN. They spent their married life on a farm near Fertile where they raised 6 children. Thelma created a loving home where her children, their spouses, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren learned about living with faith, grace, dignity, wisdom, and good humor. Thelma generously served her church and community. A member of Varnes and Concordia Lutheran Churches, she taught Sunday school and was active in the Ladies’ Aid. Thelma was President of WELCA, participated in Christian Women’s Club, T.E.C, and Birthday Club. She worked as a Charge Nurse at Fair Meadow Nursing Home from 1973 to 1995. In retirement, she volunteered at Fair Meadow, participated in Red Hat Ladies and kept up with her lifelong hobbies of traveling, baking, quilting, gardening, knitting, and reading poetry and historical fiction. Throughout her life, Thelma was a steadfast friend to many. Thelma’s great joy in life was seeing her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren enjoying themselves at her Cable Lake cabin and attending their activities. Thelma is survived by her children: Lee Lindberg, Fertile, MN; Mark (Sue) Lindberg, Fertile; Jeff (Randi) Lindberg, Baxter, MN; Kevin (Peggy) Lindberg, Fargo, ND; Brian (Kathi) Lindberg, Mentor, MN; Teresa (Mark) Aakhus, Roosevelt, NJ; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, one brother, Hiram (Harriet) Sirjord, Moorhead, MN, three sisters, Altha Spaeth and Sonja Nelson, both of Mahnomen, MN, and Vivian Johnson, Paynesville, MN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo; mother, Thora; father, Harold; and stepmother, Elaine.

Funeral: 11:00AM Friday, April, 4, 2014, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Fertile.
Monday, March, 31, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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Jane Bristol Erlandson
Jane Bristol Erlandson, of Fargo, N.D., died peacefully at the age of 99, at Villa Maria Nursing Home, on March 24, 2014.

Jane was born August 3, 1914, along with her identical twin, to William and Martha Bristol of Fargo. She graduated from Fargo Central High School and N.D.A.C. with honors. While in college, Jane was Most Representative Senior, president of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, 1936 Homecoming Queen, and a Mortar Board member, a senior honor society for women. She was also a member of Senior Division of R.O.T.C., active in Bison Brevities, and voted into Who's Who In American Universities and Colleges. Jane earned a degree in home economics merchandising and education. Following graduation, she worked at deLendrecies Department Store, Dakota Clinic, taught at Valley City, N.D. and managed a lunch room in Detroit, MI.
Monday, March, 31, 2014 - INFORUM - Obits

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