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I've got your back Dr. Schatz!
I have to give a hearty round of applause to Fargo School District Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schatz who decided to cancel classes through Wednesday at five Fargo elementary schools due to the temperatur...
8/26/13 at 8:25 PM The intermittent gardener... 8/24/13 at 2:54 PM
The heat is on! 7/20/12 at 6:18 PM
is it to hot to fish?
I guess I probably botched this from the get to with my lack of understanding of to, too, or two. The "two" I've no problems with :) Anyway. It's 96 and I've no idea what the "heat index" is or do I c...
8/25/13 at 2:04 PM
Local Heat Waves
Long stretches of 90 degree weather in Fargo Moorhead is somewhat unusual. Since 1881, there have been only 20 instances where the high temperature has been at or above 90 degrees for six consecuti...
7/19/13 at 7:32 PM Triple Digit Drought 6/27/12 at 9:57 AM
Diamond Jubilee 7/6/11 at 11:05 AM
Notebook: More Indian scholarships available
By Don Davis More American Indian college students may receive scholarships under a new Minnesota budget that began this month. Commissioner Larry Pogemiller of the state Office of Higher Education sa...
7/15/13 at 4:10 PM
Update: Harlem Shake
It is interesting when I talk to people about my newest viral video craze how many people have heard about the Harlem Shake and how many people have not heard about the Harlem Shake. It is even more...
3/3/13 at 11:07 AM
Regis, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Katharine McPhee visit "Rachael Ray" next week!
Monday February 25th: Dr. Sanjay Gupta - Its our first-ever Toast-Off! Chefs Sunny Anderson and Ryan Scott go head-to-head using only one appliance to make a gourmet mealthe toaster oven! Then coul...
2/22/13 at 2:57 PM A 24-Hour Stress Cleanse; next week on "Dr. Oz"! 2/21/13 at 4:49 PM
Shocking things you never knew about fast food; next week on "The Doctors"! 2/15/13 at 2:07 PM
Winter is here and your window is open
Written by Ashley Hagelin, Certified Financial Counselor at LSS. According to the Department of Energy, up to 20-40% of your energy costs are leaking out of your home. The energy you lose through dra...
11/29/12 at 1:51 PM
What to Know Regarding Replacement Window Energy Efficiency
Homeowners, at some point in time, will realize it is time to replace windows in their home. Instead of thinking of it as draining your pocketbook, consider the energy savings that you will receive. I...
9/20/12 at 1:39 PM
Don't forget about dogs, other pets in this heat
I spent a rare weekend at home and, for the most part, indoors and the photos I saw on Facebook of anglers baking in the heat on Lake of the Woods, which appeared to be flat as a mirror, didnt make ...
7/2/12 at 9:06 AM
A New Name for the Heat Wave-Streak-Bubble-Dome
I keep referring to the heat wave as a "heat wave," but it's really more of a heat bubble. That's how the National Weather Service meteorologist described it to me. Since then, though, I've heard it ...
7/20/11 at 5:00 PM Is It Hot Enough For Ya? 6/22/09 at 5:53 AM
It's not the heat, it's the humidity.
We've been in hiding the last few days. It's really horrible, I know, but with this hot & steamy weather, it just makes me want to stay in the lovely blessing of air conditioning. We've left for j...
7/19/11 at 8:11 PM
Hot enough for everyone
The heat is on, and as we dash from our air-conditioned vehicles into air-conditioned buildings, one can't help wondering how people coped with extreme summer heat in the pre-technology era. Were the...
7/19/11 at 12:12 PM
Corn burning made easy
We heat our house with corn; which means that our heating bill has been pretty expensive this year. Burning corn kernels for heat was really great a few years back when corn was cheap, today it just...
2/10/11 at 11:29 PM
When you heat your home and your hot water with wood you occasionally have to cut wood or buy some. The woods that surround our house are mainly Burr Oak. We only cut the dead, down or hazard trees. F...
2/6/10 at 5:24 AM