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