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Pondering Public Art
I've recently returned from travels and I'm convinced that there is both a need and a benefit to public art. You ask, what's public art? Here, I'm talking about anything that is put on display in a pu...
5/15/13 at 2:55 PM A Family Affair - Woiwode Book Signing 4/16/13 at 11:41 AM
Experience the Exotic Sounds of Morocco 4/9/13 at 9:34 AM
Chocolate Diamond Necklace
Join the Best Friends Mentoring Program at their fourth annual 'A Chocolate Affair' on Saturday, May 11th. 'A Chocolate Affair,' held at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge, will feature eight local...
4/17/13 at 12:09 PM 'A Chocolate Affair' tickets on sale NOW! 4/16/13 at 10:10 AM
Financier to Invest a Billion in Jobless…Respectfully 10/22/12 at 9:31 AM
Exciting new books
I had the pleasure of working the registration desk at Cass County Garden Day on Easter weekend. I met a couple of new people and enjoyed chatting with them about gardening (and cooking and canning). ...
4/10/13 at 7:33 AM Oven-roasted tomatoes 11/16/12 at 8:57 AM
The last of the lamb 2/20/12 at 9:46 AM
Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch at the DECC this Sunday
It's that time of the year again- Time for the Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch. It's one of the few events that involves many of the local chefs from the community. We come together to raise money ...
3/21/13 at 1:46 PM Cook Once, Eat 2 times- Stuffed Peppers with Lamb and Artichokes 2/21/13 at 3:45 PM
Pumpkin Squash Lentil Stew Warms the Heart 1/30/13 at 9:46 AM
Local Professionals Talk Workplace Ethics
MSUM Ethics Day noon panel is open to the public Matt VonPinnon, editor of The Forum; Birch Burdick, Cass County states attorney; and Paul Richard, chief legal officer, Sanford Health, are among a doz...
3/14/13 at 1:07 PM MSU Moorhead student creates indie music website 4/18/12 at 9:40 AM
Purchasing Power: What is it and how to use it to your advantage
The definition of purchasing power is as follows: 1. General: Extent to which a person, firm, or group has available funds to make purchases. 2. Economics: (1) Money and credit available for spending...
3/13/13 at 10:53 AM
Historical Snowstorms and Blizzards
I've written about the Children's Blizzard today, but decided to put it into Reprint because of the focus on history. I'm very glad that the blizzard we had over the weekend did not kill 250-500 peop...
1/13/13 at 7:20 PM Lutefisk and Other Questionable Food-Like Substances 10/3/12 at 2:35 PM
The Whole Story in 12 Words 9/25/12 at 9:24 AM
School and Community Gardens Focus of Public Forum
Increasing the number of schools and neighborhoods with community vegetable gardens will be the topic of an upcoming public forum. The Cass Clay Food Systems Initiative will be hosting Community and ...
1/8/13 at 9:27 AM
Christmas Market Tour 2012: Quedlinburg
The next stop on the 2012 Christmas market tour is Quedlinburg. Situated on the Bode River at the foot of the Harz Mountain region in western Saxony-Anhalt, Quedlinburg at first may be a typical tow...
1/7/13 at 11:41 AM
Local CD Fundraiser
Christmas By The Lake is a CD sold each December to raise money for Northern Lights Foundation that supports children's cancer needs. This year it supports this cause and Flood Relief victims. It is s...
12/19/12 at 7:51 AM Holiday Inn Skywalk Sale 11/30/12 at 6:18 AM
James Moors, Kort McCumber 3/7/12 at 5:01 PM
Anglers venturing out for first ice opportunities on lakes in Kandiyohi County
Anglers are venturing out to enjoy some of the seasons first ice fishing in Kandiyohi County. While caution is always a must, there are reports of four inches of good, solid ice on some of the areas ...
12/13/12 at 12:21 PM A polar explorer’s legacy may be as first to inspire action 12/6/12 at 6:42 PM
Hunters harvest 17 anterless deer during special muzzleloader hunt in Sibley State Park 11/29/12 at 1:00 AM
My Favorite Locally-Made Treats
Last month, I wandered into the Pride of Dakota showcase at the Civic Center in Fargo. I had just finished a yoga class and thought I'd breeze through the showcase, not really knowing what to expect. ...
12/9/12 at 6:24 PM Return To The Green Market 9/13/12 at 8:28 PM
Food Haunts: Q & A With North Dakota Food Writers 8/6/12 at 8:04 PM
How Much Health Insurance Do I Need?
Many consumers need enough to ensure that if they (or a covered family member) get sick or injured, their household is not footing the entire medical bill. Options for coverage that are available to m...
11/14/12 at 11:27 AM
Why LP SmartSide is Incomparable to Fiber Cement Siding
Who is Louisiana Pacific also known as LP for short? Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP was established in 1973. LP SmartSide is one of the fastest growing brands of exterior siding in Ameri...
9/12/12 at 8:19 AM
The Last Monday Night Race
It was the final Monday race of the regular season last night. It's hard to believe it's the end of summer already! But we still have the 2012 RRKC Asphalt Invitational tomorrow night and the awards b...
8/28/12 at 1:00 PM BRRP Race 8/6/12 at 12:35 AM
Off The Ground 7/17/12 at 1:15 AM