STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Thanksgiving on the combine
In my days as a farm kid, I fed cattle, or worked with them in some way, on every holiday during the year. On a few Thanksgivings, in years that the cattle were still in fall pasture, I used an axe to... Posted on 11/29/13 at 1:57 PM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Black Friday- The Start of Christmas Shopping
Thanksgiving in America: A day of giving thanks. A day of spending time with family and friends. A day of feasting on turkey, stuffing and the like and watching football. A day to go shopping.
SHOPP... Posted on 11/29/13 at 4:15 AM
THE NEW FORTY Attitude of gratitude...
I would like to extend my thanks to all the readers of The New Forty today for their support and contribution to this blog and to me personally. To you, dear readers, I extend my warmest wishes for a ... Posted on 11/28/13 at 10:22 AM
ASTRO BOB Comet ISON on Thanksgiving Day - Will we see it?
Perihelion Day. Will the comet get baked and devoured by the sun like so much turkey or will it survive? Once upon a time Comet ISON was faint, frozen and far away. Back in January, when I first saw... Posted on 11/28/13 at 9:30 AM
STORM TRACKER Brown Thanksgiving
Fargo Moorhead residents are waking up this morning to another brown Thanksgiving. Lack of snow cover on Thanksgiving Day has become very common place in recent years. Since the turn of the century th... Posted on 11/28/13 at 5:09 AM
Alden Lieberg has kept busy during his 17 years of retirement from the U.S. Postal Service, making everything from birdhouses to quilts to lefse. Poetry is what he produces the most, however. Lieberg has written close to 500 poems.
Most Grand Forks city services along with county and state services in the city will be closed today in observance of Thanksgiving, the city said. That includes public transit. Emergency responders will still be on duty.
Selena Jourdain, a 12-year-old Red Lake girl, remembers when she first started dancing; it was almost as soon as she started walking. Now, thanks to her dancing skills, Selena, the daughter of Trudy and Chris Jourdain, is about to take her place in the New York City spotlight as she appears in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
As the holidays draw closer, your mind can start spinning with all of the items on your to-do list, and stress that results from trying to do it all — and doing it perfectly — can take a toll on your health.
On Thursday, I, like millions of other Americans, will gather around the table with family and friends to celebrate a holiday that reminds us of our blessings and encourages us to express our gratitude for them.
The newspaper business is complicated, and the complications all come together at this time of year. The Thanksgiving Day paper is the largest of the year, chock full of advertising — but often a little short on news.
Name cards add a bit of glitz to any table setting. Here’s an easy and inexpensive way to give your holiday dinner a little extra touch. Pro: The kids can whip these up this while you’re working up a storm in the kitchen.
After 33 years of putting together turkey baskets for needy local families, UND’s Mortar Board honor society had it down to a system. On Friday afternoon, they were piling potatoes and bags full of packaged food in a row in the university’s big garage. Some bags had more food for larger families, some had less for smaller families.
What are the beloved traditions that you and your loved ones observe every year? Send your name and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org and explain why the holidays wouldn't be the same without your family traditions.
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