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.
FRAZEE, Minn. – Blankets too close to a space heater started a house fire here Saturday night.
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.RELATED CONTENT
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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.RELATED CONTENT
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Earlier this year, I was planning to visit my sisters in Florida. While carving out the logistics, Bertha mentioned that I probably would stay with my sister Mabel during the week. The reason: She had to help her daughter, Pearl, prepare for a science fair.RELATED CONTENT
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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.’ ”RELATED CONTENT
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.