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The Fargo Marathon’s 5K Hero Run was fun to watch. I put my American Flag out and watched the thousands of people run, jog, or walk by my home. Many were also in wagons, strollers, or wheelchairs as they cheerfully passed by my house.
FARGO—One of the top 20 accounting firms in the United States will celebrate 100 years in business next month. What may surprise readers is that the firm, Eide Bailly, is headquartered here in Fargo. "I don't think a lot of people in North Dakota realize there is a top 20 CPA firm based in Fargo," said Fargo Partner-in-Charge Ross Manson. Eide Bailly recently reported $265 million in revenue, making it the country's 19th largest firm. It operates 29 offices across 13 states, serves 59,000 clients, and employs 234 partners and 1,459 staff members.
FARGO—Creative Plains Foundation is partnering with Forecast Public Art to host a workshop from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 15, at Lindenwood Park, 1712 5th St. S., where attendees will create sculptures from nature. Participants will create artwork inspired by environmental artist, Andy Goldsworthy. The group will discuss his work and then look for materials in the environment to create a unique piece of temporary art. Nature is the medium that will be used to explore balance, shape, color and texture.