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Family, friends of Kristi Magnuson hope Saturday benefit helps to launch health turnaround
By Mike Brue GRAND FORKS -- Melissa Magnuson says she can sum up her mom, Kristi, in one word these days. Miserable. Kristi Magnuson loves the young dogs chihuahuas Lady and Snickers, and toy sp...
12/6/13 at 5:09 PM SATURDAY'S VEZINA BENEFIT: Boy, 9, steers self toward character-driven recovery 11/22/13 at 4:06 PM
Medicaid changes open door for more participation 11/20/13 at 9:51 AM
Moo-ving to winter
Have a cow? Want to learn a little more about saving money while improving soil fertility? Then moo-ve yourself to Cromwell on Wednesday. The Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota is hosting a...
12/5/13 at 12:52 PM Fresh fish 12/4/13 at 11:00 PM
Head to Neverland 12/4/13 at 11:00 PM
#GivingTuesday The holidays have become an endless marketing ploy to increase sales: GreyThursday, BlackFriday, Small BusinessSaturday, CyberMondayand now Giving Tuesday. While we all have our own ide...
12/3/13 at 7:50 AM
Her story should not have ended like that.
I have been ill at ease ever since I learned the identity of the young woman who was killed in Fargo on November 23rd in the double murder perpetrated by David Stevens. That young woman was Sam Wicken...
12/2/13 at 9:24 PM 2.3 million gallons in 22 months... 11/18/13 at 9:45 AM
The space in-between... 11/2/13 at 10:22 PM
Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes
Are you still busy looking for side dish recipes for dinner tomorrow? Here is a delicious recipe for Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes. No, they are not the marshmallow classic that will be served at many than...
11/27/13 at 11:24 AM Cranberry Spice Cake with Maple Glaze 11/23/13 at 3:07 PM
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bars 10/31/13 at 8:58 AM
'Tis the Season for Weatherization
On May 2, 2013, the daytime high temperature in Grand Forks hovered at only 38 degrees, nearly thirty degrees below normal. Just eleven days later on May 13, the city saw the mercury rise to 91. North...
11/26/13 at 4:08 PM What's Up Wednesday! 11/20/13 at 3:14 PM
Meet Melissa Korslien 11/7/13 at 11:17 AM
faith & family fridays: embracing the idea of eternal life
The thought came to me when I was pregnant with our fourth child. During that pregnancy, my aunt, my father's oldest sister, was dying of liver cancer, and I was intently pondering life and death. It...
11/22/13 at 12:01 AM writing wednesdays: hebrew school 4/23/13 at 11:05 PM
memorable mondays: in d.c., the spark of youth 2/4/13 at 12:01 AM
Dead Wives and Lazy Writers
Dracula is a terrible show, and while Sleepy Hollow has great moments, it too is sometimes afflicted by lazy writing--and both shows suffer from Dead Wife Syndrome. However, they make having a Dead W...
11/16/13 at 9:00 AM Dungeons and Dragons Lovers Need to Visit Jamestown 6/18/13 at 1:37 PM
Worst Movies Ever? 2/18/13 at 4:11 PM
Confessions Of A Control Freak
It would come as no surprise that I am a tish of a control freak. Oldest in the birth order, lawyer turned professional organizer and mother of three boys. I think I was made to be in control and I ha...
10/25/13 at 7:58 AM The Teacher Learns 8/9/13 at 8:02 AM
Nobody Darns Their Socks Anymore 7/19/13 at 7:07 AM
Two Indian Hitch-hikers in Bemidji, Minnesota
Saturday night I picked up two hitchhikers. I was leaving Bemidji, MN heading home to Minneapolis when I saw two Native American men with their thumbs in the air just before the entrance ramp to the ...
10/14/13 at 6:41 AM
Final UND ‘Spirit Campaign’ amount to be announced TODAY at 3 p.m. at the Chester Fritz Auditorium
This is going to be FUN today at the University of North Dakota! We'll find out the total for the North Dakota Spirit Campaign AND hear Bert Jacobs, starting at 3 p.m. at the Chester Fritz Auditorium ...
10/11/13 at 8:52 AM Life is good.® co-founder visits campus Oct. 11 10/7/13 at 3:51 PM
Classic film ‘Frankenstein’ inspires philosophical discussions as part of UND’s Art & Democracy Film Series 5/7/13 at 8:26 AM
The Nanny McPhee Effect
"There is something you should understand about the way I work. When you need me but do not want me, then I must stay. When you want me but no longer need me, then I have to go. It's rather sad, reall...
10/8/13 at 10:14 AM Where in the World has Natasha been this Summer? 7/13/13 at 11:11 AM
Loopy Stanley 2013 - we want YOU! 2/11/13 at 2:48 PM
Exciting Times for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council
I sincerely hope that you have enjoyed summer! Personally, I can testify that this was one of the best summers I have experienced. When I travel around the Northern Lights Council, I always get asked ...
10/1/13 at 4:22 PM 2012 - A Year in Review 12/31/12 at 3:43 PM
Historic Day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council 8/15/12 at 4:12 PM
Sprint through ‘Breaking Bad’ addiction ends tonight
The finish line is near. I can see the blue-hued tape draped across the end of mile 62. I, along with millions of others, will reach it tonight. What has been a five-year ultra-marathon for others ha...
9/28/13 at 11:00 PM Review: Everyone's in on the joke at Gaffigan show 7/26/13 at 9:08 PM
Funny story: Jim Gaffigan talks tour, life 7/25/13 at 2:57 PM
Truth, happiness, joy
I went for a ride in the Ranger this morning, right at dawn. I like to look at current projects and form my morning with a cup of coffee and a little ride. I saw a sand hill crane trolling along at ab...
9/28/13 at 6:29 AM Rural Reflections Radio 7/18/13 at 5:58 AM
God, wife, boss 7/13/13 at 5:45 AM