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Area runners head back to Boston one year after marathon bombings

BOSTON – For Kevin Carollo, running the 118th Boston Marathon today – his first – will have an extra emotional kick. The 45-year-old Fargo man says he was deeply affected as he watched coverage of the twin bombings last April that ripped into runners and spectators at the marathon’s finish line.

Undercover ‘inmate’ exposes jail conditions in Cass, others places

Undercover ‘inmate’ exposes jail conditions in Cass, others places

Few top-level jail officials knew about situation; book out May 1

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Space heater causes Frazee house fire

FRAZEE, Minn. – Blankets too close to a space heater started a house fire here Saturday night.

Newcomers enter race to be boomtown mayor

Newcomers enter race to be boomtown mayor

WILLISTON, N.D. – Williston is the fastest-growing small city in America, and two among the thousands of new residents want to be the town’s mayor. Entrepreneur Marcus Jundt, who moved to Williston to open restaurants, and archaeologist Jim Purkey, whose family moved to North Dakota after job layoffs, are challenging city commissioner and lifelong Williston resident Howard Klug for mayor.

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Mom-and-pop store aims to continue with small-town feel

Mom-and-pop store aims to continue with small-town feel

ALEXANDER, N.D. – Life can get hectic in the Oil Patch, but the town of Alexander has a new business where folks can slow down. Jodi and Timothy McGowan opened a convenience store this past week aimed at giving locals a place to buy milk and basic grocery items without battling the highway traffic.

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Some plastic food containers could be banned in Minneapolis

Although the plastic in the foam is recyclable, it is one of the few types of plastic Minneapolis doesn’t recycle. The problem with the foam is that it contains little plastic. Only about 5 percent of a foam cup, for example, is polystyrene. The rest is just empty space.

Embracing Outcasts: Woman pursues a dream with Amenia shop

Embracing Outcasts: Woman pursues a dream with Amenia shop

Amenia, N.D. -- Angela Kolden never intended to return to live in her hometown. She certainly did not expect to open a business there, but she is happy her life has come full circle in the town 8 miles north of Casselton.

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It's My Job: Enjoying a ‘dirty job’: Hard Charge commissioner takes on unique tasks

It's My Job: Enjoying a ‘dirty job’: Hard Charge commissioner takes on unique tasks

Fargo -- Brent Wolf is not afraid to get dirty. As a matter of fact, some days it is part of his job.

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Making a Scene: Fargo South grad starring in ‘Rock of Ages’

Making a Scene: Fargo South grad starring in ‘Rock of Ages’

FARGO – Trollwood alumna Becca Kotte is living her dream starring in the musical “Rock of Ages” at The Venetian in Las Vegas.

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A leap down the rabbit hole: FM Ballet stages ‘Alice in Wonderland’

A leap down the rabbit hole: FM Ballet stages ‘Alice in Wonderland’

‘I want TWO Alices! Both of them named Camille!” the Queen of Hearts shouted. That line never appears in Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” – even if it seems a likely, if not absurd, request from the foul-tempered queen.

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Runners, do you have a story to share for the Fargo Marathon? Tell us about it

Runners, do you have a story to share for the Fargo Marathon? Tell us about it

FARGO - Thousands take part the Fargo Marathon each year and everyone who runs has a story to tell.

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Opinion: Young farmers win roses

PRAIRIE ROSES: To young farmers Hanna Sergent and Jonathon Moser, who are trying their skills at their new Forager Farm near Windsor, N.D.

Neighbors: Remembering more major ND stars

Neighbors: Remembering more major ND stars

Neighbors, in recently listing people from the Fargo-Moorhead region who made it big in the world of entertainment over the years, missed some major stars. “You can’t forget Angie Dickinson, from Kulm, N.D.,” wrote John Donahue, Fargo. But yes we did, John, as Myron Finsterling also pointed out when he wrote, “You neglected Angie Dickinson. In today’s parlance, she was ‘hot.’ ”

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Participating in Boston Marathon a 'privilege' for Fargo man

FARGO – They’re called the Newton hills, and when Dave Backlund reaches them in miles 16 through 21 at the Boston Marathon, he’s going to be prepared. Well, as prepared as somebody training in Fargo can be.

 

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