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Man arrested trying to scale White House barrier
Twin Cities man warned wife she would ‘cry blood’ in Amber Alert incident, charges say
Dam releases to counter rising Missouri River
N.D., Minn. officials speak out on family separations for border-crossers
Minn. has one of its most-deadly weekends on roads in months as 11 die
crime and courts
Whether rocked or stocked, 'sneakerhead' culture is alive
Scheduling delayed Josh Duhamel’s honorary UND degree
A native of Hallock, Minn., Duck Dynasty star 'Mountain Man' pays a visit to Red River Valley
How to get a clutter-free kitchen in 22 easy steps
Kat Perkins' annual Medora concert set for June 30
Year's first human West Nile case found in North Dakota
Marilyn Hagerty: Fit for a queen
Eatbeat: All that's missing is more olives
Autistic boy's classmates had never heard him speak. What he finally said at graduation blew them away.
Grandpa discovers love of woodworking, toymaking
Barry Trotz steps down as head coach of Washington Capitals despite Stanley Cup win
Athletes disqualified from ND state track meet want to make sure other competitors don't suffer same fate
PGA, 3M announce seven-year deal for Twin Cities tour event
High-class leaderboard spares USGA's blushes at U.S. Open
Vikings to honor late coach Green
Ardis I. Mandt
Nelson L. Stave
John Jerome Hegg
Spring breeding duck numbers decline in North Dakota, Game and Fish Department survey shows
Conservation Reserve Program enrollment now open in North Dakota
Nancy Black walleye
Paul Sum walleye
Rich Lehn catfish
Commentary: Anti-gun Parkland students expected to visit Fargo/Moorhead, Bismarck, and Standing Rock this month
Q&A: Should North Dakota tap the Legacy Fund?
Our view: Another try on Postal Reform Act
Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
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Keith and Joanne Saville
Dave and Barb Riskey
Home and Garden
June 17, 2018
First-time homebuyers should get pre-approved, expect quick process
ST. PAUL—Texas transplants Ashlea and Nick Garrison attended a Twin Cities homebuying class on a Saturday in early May. The couple met...
June 17, 2018 - 6:45am
June 16, 2018
Unusual, slimy growths on cedar identified
Q: I've attached a picture of a probable fungus growing on our cedar trees. It's like Jell-O, slimy, smells like fish when touched, is bright...
June 16, 2018 - 8:14am
As emerald ash borer beetle approaches, an update on invasive insects
When it was first reported that the ravenous Japanese beetle had entered North Dakota and Minnesota, and the tree-killing machine called emerald...
June 16, 2018 - 8:13am
June 10, 2018
Swift's tale of the sisterhood of the traveling couch
It was love at first sight. I still remember my first glimpse of her, languishing across the room in a beam of sunlight and wearing that perfect...
June 10, 2018 - 9:33am
June 9, 2018
Botanical names can help pick the right hydrangea
Q: I'm new to gardening. I planted two hydrangeas from Sam's Club (not sure of the variety) yesterday, and I'm already thinking about winter...
June 9, 2018 - 6:50am
Commentary: Taking 'work' out of yardwork
FARGO — We're all friends here, so please feel free to talk openly. How do you view yardwork? Does caring for lawn, landscape and garden...
June 9, 2018 - 6:02am
June 2, 2018
Shrub with beautiful flowers identified
Q: Do you know what kind of shrub this is? The flowers are beautiful, and the bees are enjoying the blooms. It's about five to six feet tall...
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
Commentary: The magnificent perennial named iris
FARGO — Old names have certainly circled back into popularity, and according to recent lists, garden-related names are back in style, too,...
June 2, 2018 - 8:25am
May 29, 2018
Marilyn Hagerty: Moving season comes to Grand Forks
As I lean back in my favorite chair I read want ads for homes in the Wall Street Journal. Then I look out on Cottonwood Street here in Grand...
May 29, 2018 - 6:01am
May 26, 2018
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
FARGO — It sounds like an interesting riddle: When is a pine cone not a pine cone? The answer: When it's growing on a spruce. In last week's...
May 26, 2018 - 8:20am
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
FARGO — Have you ever struggled with a some-assembly-required item, and hours later concluded that whoever wrote the instructions obviously...
May 26, 2018 - 8:15am
May 19, 2018
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Q: We had 17 spruce transplanted a few years ago into our new lot. They are about 10 feet tall. What do all the pine cones mean? — Pamela...
May 19, 2018 - 8:51am
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Which category of gardener are you? We fall into two groups when anxiously surveying our plantings every spring to see if shrubs, perennials...
May 19, 2018 - 8:37am
May 12, 2018
Old-time gardening wisdom alive and well
Being sixty-something is a fun age. Young people think you're old and old people think you're young. You now have an excuse for wandering the...
May 12, 2018 - 6:30am
How to pick the best-suited grass seed
Q: What is the best grass seed to use for bare spots in a lawn? Last year I planted some grass seed and it grew, but the grass is dead in that...
May 12, 2018 - 6:03am