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A different kind of ‘twin cities’

A different kind of ‘twin cities’

Fargo, Sioux Falls share business connections, other similarities
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Some call them the twin cities, Sioux Falls and Fargo. The two Dakota stops on Interstate 29 have so many similarities that more Sioux Falls businesses have headed north and Fargo’s influence is felt south, too.

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A league of her own: Bev Hanson leaves a golf legacy as Fargo's forgotten star

A league of her own: Bev Hanson leaves a golf legacy as Fargo's forgotten star

Fargo - The large, framed photograph of Beverly Hanson holding the title trophy from the 1950 U.S. Women’s Amateur golf tournament hangs in a short hallway at the Fargo Country Club. Therein is the symbolism.

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Amy Anderson ties for seventh in LPGA event

KAPOLEI, Hawaii – Former North Dakota State women’s golfer Amy Anderson finished in a tie for seventh place at the LPGA Lottee Championship on Saturday.

Pelican Rapids woman, 63, seriously hurt in head-on crash

PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Jacquelyn Burrows, of Pelican Rapids, was driving her 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser southbound on Highway 59 near 450th Street about 8:25 p.m. when she crossed over the center line and struck a 2001 Mercury Sable traveling northbound head on, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Neighbors: American Airlines captain got his start in Minn, ND

Neighbors: American Airlines captain got his start in Minn, ND

Bill Kuebler has really been around, literally. He’s a captain for American Airlines. But he got his start in Moorhead, where he was born, and in Fargo, where he grew up. A month after he graduated from high school, Bill enrolled at the Air Force Academy. He graduated in 1979, and then was on active duty with the Air Force flying T-38s and F-4 Phantoms until 1987. He joined American Airlines in 1988.

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Minn. advocates push for smoke-free foster homes

MOORHEAD – Local advocates of smoke-free foster homes hope the Minnesota Legislature will make it law this year. A smoke-free foster care provision is contained in this year’s Minnesota House and Human Services Policy bill. The House and Senate are scheduled to act on the bill in coming weeks.

Flying snow: Famous owl set free after rehab in Minn.

Flying snow: Famous owl set free after rehab in Minn.

SUPERIOR, Wis. - With a flurry of powerful wings and not even a glance back, what may be the most famous owl in America flew over a nondescript copse of trees here and out of sight.

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Minnesota political notebook: Minnesota marijuana issue remains clouded

Minnesota political notebook: Minnesota marijuana  issue remains clouded

ST.PAUL - News from the past few days is sure to enter into Minnesota legislative debate as some lawmakers push to allow marijuana use by children with seizures and people suffering severe pain.

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Death toll rises to at least 13 in worst tragedy on Mount Everest

KATHMANDU - Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide on Saturday after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death toll to at least 13 in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain.

Self-sabotage: What to do when you are your own worst enemy

Self-sabotage: What to do when you are your own worst enemy

FARGO - Stacey Rzaszutak wanted to lose weight. But when she was feeling down, she’d eat to feel better. Instead, she would just end up feeling worse. “Then I’ve got a stomach ache and I don’t feel good about myself,” she said.

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Her Voice: Writing teaches teen about self, culture

Her Voice: Writing teaches teen about self, culture

MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Isabella Griffin says she’s always been told she’s a great writer. Now she has proof. The 18-year-old White Earth Tribal & Community College student recently took second place in the first writing competition she’s ever entered.

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Swift: Bean in a Styrofoam cup apparently no longer enough

Swift: Bean in a Styrofoam cup apparently no longer enough

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.

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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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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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