STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is a national holiday in Mexico, but it is also widely celebrated by Mexican-Americans in the United States. The holiday, which in Spanish means the Fifth of May, commemorates the Battl... Posted on 5/3/13 at 10:44 AM
ARLENE COCO'S PRAIRIE KITCHEN Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Makeover
Local Registered Dietitian and Certified Culinary Professional Paula Tsufis gave me this recipe for Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner made a little lighter. It's a perfect way to celebrate St... Posted on 3/14/13 at 1:58 PM
SHOOTIN' THE WIT A More Colorful Kind of Love
Its Valentines Day again and Im still wondering whether well ever do away with this silly holiday.
As I've ranted about in previous blogs, this day forces men to show their love in the form of a $100... Posted on 2/13/13 at 3:11 PM
THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN That Postage and Handling "Thing".
We have all seen the deluge of infomercials and gotta have tv commercials. but, have you really paid any attention to the tag lines for these commercials.
Inevitably after we have been mezmerised by... Posted on 1/28/13 at 3:04 PM
Real rabbits don’t lay eggs. They are not chocolate. But this is Easter Sunday and most everyone takes liberties with the lore of rabbits. The Easter Bunny is depicted as a creature carrying colored eggs. Never mind that chickens, not rabbits, lay eggs.
Mary Logan Williams, 91, of Grand Forks, grew up on a farm near Fertile and Climax, Minn. Her people came from Ireland, loved music and were proud of their heritage. So, here are four favorite traditional Irish songs for St. Patrick’s Day, recommended by Mary.
Former Grand Forks City Council members don’t fade away. They just go to your state of Arizona to spend their winters. Or so it seems when you hear about a roundup of snowbirds for the Grand Forks breakfast down in Mesa.
Holiday parties can literally be a minefield for anyone who is trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A step in the wrong direction at the buffet table or too many appetizers before the main course can result in a waistline explosion if you’re not careful.
'I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next as a day of thanksgiving and praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the heavens.'
The only way store employees, associates, team members or whatever else retailers are calling them can be at home with their families on Thanksgiving and any other holiday is when management unlocks the front door at, say, 3 a.m. — and there are no customers standing in line.
Who knew the calendar could cause so much vacation heartburn?
For the first time in five years Independence Day falls on a Wednesday, leaving travelers unsure when to celebrate and worrying those who make a living off tourists.
More than 570 love letters between 19th-century poet Elizabeth Barrett from her future husband, fellow poet Robert Browning have long fascinated scholars and poetry fans. Starting today, Valentine's Day, their famous love letters are available online, where readers can see them just as they were written — with creased paper, fading ink, quill pen cross-outs, and even the envelopes.
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