MS. SIMPLICITY Garage Organization
Most of us have them. Some are a "garage-mahal" and a sense of pride. But I would venture to guess that most open and close that door as fast as possible when we pull the car in and out. While other... Posted on 8/2/13 at 3:54 PM
STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Grand Forks, UND form committee to address alcohol concerns
City officials and the University of North Dakota are partnering to address the problems associated with high-risk alcohol use in Grand Forks.
A news conference will be held on Thursday to kick off t... Posted on 7/16/13 at 5:07 PM
STAFF BLOG SHESAYSTV The Great Indoors: Peanut Butter Oat Bars
Is there anything good about this winter not wanting to end? An outdoor Easter egg hunt next week doesn't look like a good idea, it's hard to imagine we'll be playing any rounds of golf anytime soon,... Posted on 4/17/13 at 11:41 AM
REALLY EATING Perfecting the granola bars
I've been making homemade granola bars for months now. They are handy to have for breakfast in the car on the my way to work, and TM loves them as a snack. I've substituted a variety of ingredients as... Posted on 3/29/13 at 9:02 PM
LIKE A FISH OUT OF FARGO The Best Rice Crispy Treats Ever
Fargo operates a wonderful public library downtown and I love it for so many reasons. Let me count the ways. . .
The downtown location is spacious, contemporary, and well-stocked.Visitors can park fo... Posted on 3/29/13 at 6:57 AM
Sales taxes from both electronic pulltabs and linked bingo are earmarked to fund the state's $350 million share of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, the biggest public works project in state history. But in the latest data available, pulltab gambling machines were in only about 200 Minnesota bars -- out of 2,500 the state expected them to be in.
In Grand Forks, there are 77 places to buy a drink. Whether the city’s licensed alcohol sellers are too many or whether they are too free to market themselves through cheap drink specials is a discussion city leaders want to have with license holders, the public and health and safety experts starting in January.
Pennington County, Minn., will soon have its first bar with a 2 a.m. closing.
County commissioners recently granted the one-hour extension to Carpenter’s Corner, a rural bar in the northwestern corner of the county, 10 miles west of Thief River Falls.
For 37 years, Grafton bar owner allowed smoking, but now says ‘times have change’ A smoke-free bar isn’t exactly a proven business plan here.
“Three tried it. All three failed miserably,” Extra End owner John Aasand said Monday. Despite that history, starting March 1, Aasand will be the fourth Grafton bar owner to give it a whirl. He’s confident the going-out-of-business streak will be snapped.
A 46-year-old Fargo man accused of cutting a bar employee with a knife has been released from police custody and won’t face charges, a prosecutor said Monday. Chuvalo Joseph Lewis was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault shortly after midnight on Saturday following an altercation at Slammer’s Sports Bar and Casino at 707 28th Ave. N.
The East Grand Forks Police Department has received a grant from the Minnesota Institute of Public Health for $840 to conduct two rounds of alcohol compliance checks in East Grand Forks that will be completed by May 31, 2012.
As a result of the project, the bar area became larger and the kitchen area became smaller. Part of the kitchen space was removed during the project.
Two interior walls also were knocked down, opening up the space.
Anti-tobacco group releases study on air quality improvement
Anti-tobacco activists in Grand Forks celebrated the first anniversary of the ban on smoking in bars and truck stops Monday with the release of a study that shows the ban has made a difference.
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