LIKE A FISH OUT OF FARGO What's A Shamrock Shake?
It's an official snow day. At least, as far as my school is concerned.
I got all of my errands done on Saturday morning. Then, my husband and I hunkered down at home. The snow began to fall Sunday mo... Posted on 2/11/13 at 4:07 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Good News/Bad News--for only $1
The capability and popularity of dollar store retail outlets say a lot about the times we live in. And while one says something bad, the other is good. So enjoy this good news/bad news post, and as I ... Posted on 8/27/12 at 10:00 AM
THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN It's Still Hard...I guess
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I am happy to say, or at least suppose, that "higher-ups" at McDonalds took note of my concern and consternatio... Posted on 3/3/12 at 2:43 PM
REGGIE TALES The Good, Bad, and Ugly
The Good: School starts tomorrow in G. Forks for most.
The Bad: Minnesota Twins nearly no-hit by a guy just off the disabled list and two other Rangers pitchers.
The Ugly: Gas is almost 20 cents che... Posted on 8/24/10 at 8:55 AM
Burger King is trying to revive its ailing empire with a rival's recipe for success. After years of lackluster sales of its Whoppers and fries, the struggling fast-food giant on Monday launched 10 food items in its biggest menu expansion since the chain was started in 1954. But there are unmistakable similarities between Burger King's new lineup and the offerings its much-bigger rival McDonald's has rolled out in recent years.
With half-moon shaped booths, low stools, wooden blinds and flat-screen TVs, most patrons might expect to pay $8 for a burger, or $4 for a smoothie. But the decor isn’t a harbinger of price. This is the new look of a remodeled McDonald’s, purveyor of Happy Meals and value deals as well as upscale coffee drinks.
Alice Pedersen,85,s hostess for McDonald’s on Main Avenue in Fargo,keeps the pop stand in good shape, picks up things from the floor and makes sure the garbage is emptied, greeting people and handing out her ever-popular mints.
Wal-Mart had earlier made move
McDonald’s and Target dropped one of the nation’s largest egg suppliers after an animal rights group released an undercover video of the egg producer’s farms in three states.
"Can you say counterintuitive? That’s the word that a 'Yahoo' news site uses to describe Emily Strunk-Helm, a 36 year old Arizona woman who is in training for the Long Beach. In an attempt to raise $10,000 for her local Ronald McDonald House, Emily has vowed to eat all of her food from the McDonald’s menu for the 31 days leading up to her October 9th marathon." Areavoices blogger Jim Lindlauf says 'counterintuitive' would not be his first choice of descriptions.
Ronald McDonald is having a midlife crisis. His floppy shoes, painted-on smile and flaming-red hair may be a harder sell to today’s kids who are trading in their dolls and trucks for manicures and mobile game apps at ever younger ages.
Federal regulators leaned on McDonald's to quickly recall 12 million "Shrek"-themed drinking glasses this spring because they concluded that a typical 6-year-old could be exposed to hazardous levels of the metal cadmium by touching one of the glasses just eight times in a day, according to documents obtained under the federal Freedom of Information Act.
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