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August 9, 2014
Perked up porch: Couple transforms space at Fargo character home
FARGO - When Seth and Nicole Holden were house hunting, a three-season porch wasn’t on their “must-have” list. But, a porch happened to be attached to the 1918 home the Fargo couple fell in love with in 2011. For years, it served as a storage room while the Holdens remodeled...
August 9, 2014 - 11:02pm
July 12, 2014
Moorhead man turns driftwood pieces into horse sculpture
MOORHEAD - You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink – especially if it’s made of driftwood. An elaborate equine sculpture, rising about 10 feet above a flowerbed, now graces the backyard of Steve and Mary Boyd’s house along 40th Avenue and Oak Circle South...
variety / arts
July 12, 2014 - 11:00pm
July 7, 2014
Fargo couple transforms blank slate of backyard into bountiful landscape
FARGO - When Joyce and Mitch Duenow moved to their south Fargo home 15 years ago, their lawn was a blank slate. But it didn’t take the green-thumbed couple long to transform the empty lawn into an impressive garden with multiple nooks. The public can tour the Duenows’ garden,...
July 7, 2014 - 5:31pm
July 5, 2014
Helpful Hint: Keep control of boiling water
Pasta can sometimes lead to a catastrophic boil-over if you don’t keep careful watch. But not with this tip. Place a wooden spoon across the top of the pot and let the water boil away. Make sure it’s wooden, though; plastic won’t break the water tension enough to make a difference. Each...
SheSays / food
July 5, 2014 - 11:02pm
Backyard Blast: DIY projects amp up fun outdoors
FARGO - The most fun you could be having is out your back door. Yard games, water blobs and outdoor movie parties transform backyards into fun spaces friends and family can enjoy without spending a lot of money or traveling. Need more inspiration? Sites like Pinterest have countless...
July 5, 2014 - 11:00pm
July 4, 2014
Sensible Home: Lower air conditioning use and still cool house
Dear Jim: I want to lower my electric bills by running my central air conditioner less, but I don’t want to be uncomfortable. What are some low-cost tips to cool the house with less air-conditioning? – Carol M. Dear Carol: Living with less air conditioning is possible without...
news / farmers forum
July 4, 2014 - 5:06am
June 28, 2014
Eighth Street faces new history: Some neighbors concerned about new developments in historic area
FARGO – Ene Vogel stands near the windows of her home at 1001 8th St. S. here. It’s noon, but the living room on the south side is dark. She points to a plant on the windowsill. It looks healthy, but a closer look reveals that it’s a fake plant. “We don’t get enough sunlight...
June 28, 2014 - 3:34pm
June 22, 2014
Lakeside property tax bills declining, land values still rising
Terry and Eileen Cook had plans to retire in a cabin they owned on Union Lake in Polk County in Minnesota. After purchasing the lot in 1990, the pair built a $129,000 cabin on it four years later. Rising taxes on the property made them reconsider their dream. When their tax bill...
June 22, 2014 - 3:00am
June 21, 2014
Fairy gardens, a form of miniature landscape, grow in popularity
WEST FARGO - Julia Hell’s new hobby gives her an outlet to express creativity. But it’s not so easy to explain to the uninitiated. “I describe it to my friends as kind of like playing Barbies again,” she said, laughing. “I don’t make them talk by any means, but it’s...
June 21, 2014 - 11:17pm
June 8, 2014
Prairie labyrinths: Meditative walking designs ancient symbols of sacred space
PERHAM, Minn. - George and Sherry Biltz often find themselves walking in circles. In fact, they seek out circular opportunities around the world. Closer to home, prairie grass circles begin at Sunset Beach Resort on Big Pine Lake near Perham, where the resort’s ownership has been...
June 8, 2014 - 7:05am
June 6, 2014
Sensible Home: Tips for insulating garage, basement walls
Dear Jim: Our family is growing and we need more living space. I plan to convert our garage into a bedroom and build a carport. What is the most efficient way to insulate the masonry garage walls? – Monica H. Dear Monica: Converting an existing space in your house into living...
news / farmers forum
June 6, 2014 - 4:17am