THE ARTS CENTER: CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY Get Your Beads Out for Thursday's Opening
I love theme exhibits and I love searching to find some kind of exhibit themed garment to wear to the exhibit opening. Thursday's opening ofDancing Dazzling Beads will be a fun challenge. We invite ... Posted on 3/5/14 at 12:29 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Valentine's Day; in four acts... Posted on 2/20/14 at 8:16 AM
MERCURY THEATRE Downtown Fargo Poster Art
Consider this a small folder dump... some things I've done that have been accumulating on my hard drive.
I like to snap photographs in downtown Fargo and then turn them into posterized, pop-art-type ... Posted on 2/16/14 at 12:51 PM
SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES The first Social Security payment
Last week I noted that the first monthly recurring Social Security retirement check was issued to Ida May Fuller of Ludlow, Vermont, on January 31, 1940.
Ms. Fuller received the first monthly Social ... Posted on 2/5/14 at 11:14 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge Nr. 36: The Ravenna Aqueduct in Italy
The next mystery bridge article is in connection with a project the author is doing for a university in eastern Germany- namely one involving a rather antique bridge type known as the aqueduct. As y... Posted on 1/25/14 at 3:24 PM
GRAND FORKS - It’s not big in the history books and it doesn’t get talked about at gatherings of World War II veterans. But on a wintry day in the final year of the war, Imperial Japan attacked North Dakota.
Woman served on one of two hospital ships in the harbor the morning of the attack
GRAND FORKS - At 26, Agnes Shurr was a nurse aboard a hospital ship at anchor on a bright, calm morning.
“It was a Sunday, and we could sleep in,” she said. “We were anchored out in the stream, away from the docks. Sunday was our day off, and I was sleeping.”
Chuck Haga, Forum Communications Co.
, December 06, 2011
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County History Lecture Series continues at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave. N., in Moorhead, with Terry Shoptaugh, professor of history and university archivist at Minnesota State University Moorhead.
William Garroway Moorhead, for whom the city of Moorhead is named, was born July 7, 1811, at Moorhead’s Ferry on the Susquehanna River,
22 miles north of Harrisburg, Pa. He was one of four sons and three daughters born to Irish immigrant parents who came to America in 1798.
In her book, “97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement,” author Jane Ziegelman tells the story of families in a single apartment building in New York between 1863 and 1935.
Half of full-time positions open after back-to-back firing, resignation
Four days after the executive director of Bonanzaville was fired, the West Fargo historical village’s facilities manager resigned.
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