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DEPEW, N.Y. - At this point, who wouldn’t love to see Old Man Winter hauled off in handcuffs? The Depew Police Department in upstate New York took a jab at the country’s prolonged winter horror with a humorous post on Friday, April 6, reading “winter” a cheeky version of its Miranda rights. The post is accompanied with Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog whose shadow is meant to herald the end of winter, as the subject of a “Wanted” poster.
Readers of Bob Lind’s Neighbors column have been having a musical trip down memory lane for the past few weeks, fondly recalling the song “(You Ought-a Go Ta) North Dakota,” written back in 1958. The NDSU Concert Choir recently gave the song a treatment in a video for Forum News Service , complete with accordian. Mrs. Carlson’s third-grade class at Fargo’s Longfellow Elementary sings the song each morning and recorded this adorable version for us.
FARGO--Roads in and around the Fargo metro are causing headaches during the morning commute Tuesday, April 3.
FARGO-Winter isn’t ready to loosen its icy grip on the region. Not just yet. The Fargo-Moorhead area will see a brief respite after about four inches of snow fell overnight Thursday, March 29, but then another snowfall will barrel through, with heavy accumulations and blizzard conditions likely.
There must be something in the hotdish. Or maybe it’s the sunsets. Whatever it is, the effect is clear. Fargo was named the sixth happiest city in the United States by the website WalletHub .
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., didn’t hesitate much when asked which woman she would like to see next run for president. “I’m gonna stick with the Midwest,” Duckworth said. “I’m going to have to say Amy Klobuchar, I guess.”
If you were born in 1978, like yours truly was, then the year 2018 marks a significant milestone for you: You’re turning 40. Rather than feel over-the-hill about that fact, though, you might get a kick out of knowing that you share a birth year with some fun words, like “half-pipe,” “bed-and-breakfast,” “Tinseltown” and “pay-per-view.”
A 25-year-old inmate of the Jefferson County Correctional Center in Texas was caught Thursday, Jan. 25 red-handed and well-stocked going back into the prison. Joshua Hanson, of Dallas, was arrested while running back to the prison after Jefferson County deputies observed him leaving the back side of the facility and crossing onto private land to pick up a large duffel bag filled with contraband, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department said in a release.
A family in Oregon is warning other parents about the risks of flesh-eating bacteria after their eight-year-old son’s death Sunday, Jan. 21. Liam Flanagan died after a grappling with the bacteria for eight days, his mother, Sara Hebard, told Fox 12 News in Portland, Ore.
A commentary from Vikings fan Craig Robertson in the Wednesday, Jan. 24 Minneapolis Star-Tribune accuses Philadelphia Eagles fans of the “most obnoxious and violent behavior I have ever seen at a sporting event,” underlining a concern with intimidating fan conduct that persisted through the teams meeting up in the NFC Championship last weekend.