Meredith Holt is a Forum features reporter who writes a twice-monthly column on body image, weight loss (and gain), health and fitness. Her topics of interest include mental health, relationships and women's issues. She also does page design and copy editing, which she did for six years prior to joining the features staff in March 2012.
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FARGO - The Schmalenbergers leave their home’s Christmas lights up year-round. “They’ve been up for 12 years,” says Melissa Schmalenberger, mother of three and a Fargo-based professional organizer known as...
FARGO - Last week, Katterrius Reams planned to give his 5-year-old daughter a knit winter hat, but not just any old knit winter hat. Reams, a 36-year-old father of six,...
FARGO – While you’re out shopping this holiday season, take a walk through any major retailer’s toy section. You’ll notice a clear divide between pink and blue – “girl toys”...
Before my husband and I spent a few days in Boston this summer, I tried to familiarize myself with the city’s public transportation options. I hadn’t visited since I was...
From a young age, Sybil Priebe never felt like her breasts “belonged” on her body. The 37-year-old Wahpeton woman hid her 34G’s with her long blond hair, scarves, minimizer bras, black cardigans and hunched posture. She stood behind others in photos.
Tucked behind Ronald and Val Nicklay’s home on West McDonald Lake in Dent lies nearly three acres of well-maintained land. The grass is kept short and neat and the flower beds blooming. A statue of a boy in a cowboy hat greets visitors from a stone formation. Black walnut trees shade the peaceful grounds. The Nicklays bought the land in the late 1970s so their son, Lonnie, had a safe place to ride around on his three-wheeler. After he died at age 14 in an accident at their Moorhead home in 1981, it gradually became a memorial park.
FARGO – In the month or so between my wedding and my move, I had a lot of activity with UPS. There was a wedding gift for me and an...
Almost exactly a month ago, Dan Kiser Jr.’s family was told he wouldn’t make it through the night after he was critically injured in a mixed martial arts fight. Now featherweight champion “The King,” a 27-year-old father of two who lives in Milltown, Wis., is awake, talking and walking with the help of a nurse and a walker.
The driver who hit and killed a local athlete Saturday morning has a long list of driving offenses on his record. Justin Jalbert, 26, of Hunter, N.D., struck Fargo man David Hawkinson’s bicycle with his pickup truck around 10:45 a.m. about a mile north of Grandin.
Employees learned in a series of meetings Wednesday that The Hub entertainment center in Fargo will be closing June 1.