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Gov. Burgum's vision for revamping ND government: Better technology, fewer employees
Anamoose food hub opens doors for local food growers
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Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
Melford 'Gene' Andersen
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Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
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Public meetings scheduled next week
Community calendar of events for April 20, 2018
Steve and Karen Samek
Rep. Josh Boschee
April 4, 2018
Preserving photos, video topic of class
“Preserve Family Photos and Videos” is the name of the next class hosted by the James River Valley Library System at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10. The class will be at Alfred Dickey Library, 105 34d St. Se, in the lower level conference room. Tom Ravely will teach the class. He...
April 4, 2018 - 6:54am
February 14, 2018
DAKOTA DATEBOOK: UnValentine’s Day
by Jayme L. Job
February 14, 2018 - 11:13am
February 13, 2018
DAKOTA DATEBOOK: Nurse on Call
by Sarah Walker February 13, 2018 — Time and babies wait for no man, beast or inclement weather—a fact that can be a trial in North Dakota’s winters. On this date in 1946, just such a case occurred as an impatient stork delivered to a snow-blocked home. It seems that an expectant...
February 13, 2018 - 10:14am
February 12, 2018
DAKOTA DATEBOOK: Fort Stevenson
by Jayme L. Job
February 12, 2018 - 3:53pm
Old news rich in history
FARGO—Lined with dusty filing cabinets full of yellowed newspaper clippings and old books, the little room on the west side of the Forum...
February 12, 2018 - 8:00am
February 5, 2018
Retracing their steps: Concordia professor recreates Norwegian ancestors' 66-mile trek to homestead for photo project
MOORHEAD, Minn.—Chris Mortenson's great-great-grandparents came to South Dakota from Norway in 1882 in search of better economic opportunity....
February 5, 2018 - 9:58pm
DAKOTA DATEBOOK: Blizzards
February 5, 2018 — It was on this date in 1949 that the North Dakota Air National Guard was called up to drop feed for stranded starving animals in the western part of the state, where a storm had dumped 16 inches on top of the 14 that were already on the ground.
February 5, 2018 - 8:40am
January 31, 2018
DAKOTA DATEBOOK: Check that Mistake
January 31, 2018 — Did you know that, at one time in the past anyway, if you left a string of bad checks across the state, then high-tailed it into Minnesota, you couldn’t be extradited for your offense? Well, not too many people did, luckily enough. The problem was an inaccurately...
January 31, 2018 - 8:30am
DAKOTA DATEBOOK: Mose and Curly
January 30, 2018 — Mose, a community northwest of Cooperstown, was founded in 1899. Its first name was Florence; its second was Lewis. Then, in 1904, it officially became Mose, which was the nickname of a local lumberyard worker, Morris Greenland. The town was tiny—the highest...
January 31, 2018 - 8:28am
Dakota Datebook: The Last Lynching
January 29, 2018 — The last illegal execution in North Dakota happened in Schaefer on this date in 1931 when a mob seized a prisoner named Charles Bannon and lynched him a half mile from the jail.
January 31, 2018 - 8:23am
January 29, 2018
Rubie Haag, 90, New Rockford, Dec. 25. Art Odegaard, 87, Fargo, Dec. 25 Barbara G. Krugler, 83, Moorhead, Minn., Dec. 29 Sister Celine Marie Morth, 94, Valley City, Dec. 29. Gloria Peterson, 88, Moorhead, Minn., Dec. 29.
January 29, 2018 - 7:14am
January 26, 2018
In handwritten letter, former ND man allegedly claims 3 Alcatraz prisoners 'barely' survived 1962 escape - and that he's one of them
The questions have stymied law enforcement agencies, haunted family members and intrigued the public for more than half a century. Did the three...
January 26, 2018 - 1:56pm
January 25, 2018
DAKOTA DATEBOOK: North Dakotas National Guard Shoulder Patch
January 25, 2018 — Symbolism has long played an important part in military tradition. The North Dakota National Guard’s shoulder insignia is no exception—borrowing from the past and present to communicate North Dakota’s rich military heritage.
January 25, 2018 - 10:14am
January 23, 2018
DAKOTA DATEBOOK: Odd Stories
January 23, 2018 - 11:09am
January 22, 2018
DAKOTA DATEBOOK: Ann Sothern
January 22, 2018 — Actress Ann Sothern was born on this date in 1909 in Valley City, North Dakota. Born Harriette Lake, she moved with her family to Minneapolis while still young. At 18, she moved to New York and began work as a film extra. She also worked on Broadway, singing...
January 22, 2018 - 10:57am