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'Tis the Season...
There are two seasons around here: Winter and Construction. FPS Business Manager Broc Lietz gives a projectupdate on the new school at Ed Clapp Park. By FPS Business Manager Broc Lietz There is a stan...
12/5/13 at 12:00 PM City PTA honors three for their service 5/30/13 at 7:50 AM
A change of direction 5/23/13 at 9:00 AM
Does Mitchell really have higher property taxes than the rest of the state?
At last night's Mitchell City Council meeting, an oft-repeated claim was made about Mitchell supposedly having the highest or among the highest property taxes in the state: Roger Musick, CEO of Innova...
12/3/13 at 9:30 AM Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and me 11/14/12 at 12:57 PM
Ken Tracy and FDR 9/18/12 at 2:25 AM
What to do with a Historic Bridge: Fifth Street Pedestrian Bridge in Des Moines
The Fifth Street Pedestrian Bridge, also known as the Green Bridge, is one of many bridges of its kind that is part of Des Moines heritage because of its contribution to the citys history and inf...
11/4/13 at 6:18 AM Answers to the Park Complex Questions 10/1/13 at 3:50 AM
Mystery Bridge Nr. 29 Roof truss in a park complex 9/18/13 at 8:04 AM
Watch how in Fargo - Gardens are growing community
Thanks to all the wonderful people that presented and attended Monday's program about community gardens in Fargo. We learned about a grass roots group led by Jack Wood, Nola Storm and more recently Ja...
10/17/13 at 1:44 PM Fargo - Gardens growing community 10/11/13 at 7:15 AM
Protect, connect, and beautify Downtowns and riverfront 10/1/13 at 7:00 AM
Well-done Grand Forks!
There is good news coming out of Grand Forks today. Last evening the Grand Forks City Council led the State of North Dakota into the 21st Century when it voted to ban housing discrimination based on s...
10/8/13 at 8:29 PM Go ahead - poll me. 6/12/13 at 10:16 PM
If they stay, they pay. 5/29/13 at 9:49 PM
'Machete Kills' sure to deliver blood, babes
I went through a Robert Rodriguez phase, as did the rest of America. He directed "Sin City" and 'Planet Terror," two visually striking and gory movies. After staying relatively low on the radar, his l...
10/7/13 at 5:22 PM
This ended up in the garbage after a rough day teaching at an inner city school in Minneapolis.
I was told walking in they were tough, but Ive been told that before. This class, it turned out, was better described as draining, and bythe end of the day, depressing. Typical of other classes thi...
9/26/13 at 4:30 PM
Don't forget that tonight is the last night of racing for the 2013 summer season! Hot laps are at 6:30pm and racing starts at 7:00pm. We should have perfect weather so come on out, tailgate and bring ...
9/4/13 at 10:50 AM Done For The Season 4/2/13 at 7:16 PM
2013 RRKC Schedule 4/2/13 at 7:13 PM
German artist captures the Bakken
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A German photographer is capturing the Bakken through an artists eyes. Andy Scholz, an art photography faculty member from Regensburg University in Germany, is spending several ...
8/27/13 at 11:16 PM Oil boom schools: Williston adds 350 students; Watford up 160 8/26/13 at 11:47 PM
Faces of the Boom: A match made in the Oil Patch 8/24/13 at 11:50 PM
Like father, like father, like son: UND alum and third-generation North Dakotan Joel Brown continues family legacy in oil industry
By David Dodds, University & Public Affairs writer You could say oil runs in the Brown family just like it does deep beneath the western North Dakota soil they call home. Grandpa Al Brown became...
8/20/13 at 1:52 PM A STEM for the fruit of tomorrow 7/24/13 at 3:47 PM
City of Grand Forks, UND form the Community and Campus Committee on High-Risk Alcohol Use 7/19/13 at 3:42 PM
Library presents backyard composting workshop July 22
Are you interested in learning how to turn your spoils into soil? Do you know the benefits of backyard composting? Join us Monday, July 22 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the downtown Main Library for a free...
7/18/13 at 7:42 AM Library Welcomes Author Nathan Jorgenson Monday, Feb. 27 2/22/12 at 1:22 PM
In Transit: From Fargo To Mason City, Iowa
I have to remind myself to take one day at a time, lest I go mad. Last week, we packed our luggage and headed to Mason City, IA to explore our new hometown and begin the search for a house.Our drive ...
7/2/13 at 11:43 AM
Three North Dakota cities receive Playful City USA designation
By Ryan Schuster Bismarck, Fargo and West Fargo are three of 217 cities from 43 states that have received the 2013 Playful City USA designation to honor local commitment to play and physical activity...
5/24/13 at 7:50 AM
Duluth Week, Discounts in Duluth
No snow, just sunshine, just a little fun. Let's get to know our city. I saw this in the paper this a.m. Wouldn't it be fun to visit tourist hot spots in Duluth you have never experiences? Su...
5/8/13 at 6:23 AM Mark Your Calendar for the This Event 5/1/12 at 4:47 PM
Port Cities Luncheon, Reserve Your Ticket 4/21/12 at 6:16 AM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 12:02 PM Program provides financial option for life-enhancing gifts 11/27/12 at 2:57 PM