THE DIRT The remains of the squash
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We belong to a CSA (short for Community Supported Agriculture), Bluebird Gardens. As a part of our membership ... Posted on 2/8/13 at 10:00 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Dipping My Toes
They say the four stages of living abroad are as follows: Honeymoonits aaaall good! Hostilitythis place stinks with all its corruption and pollution and no English TV! Humorsettling in allows you to l... Posted on 2/25/12 at 9:19 AM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Happy Birthday to the Boy!
Yes January and February are the months where everyone in the family (except me) has a birthday. It is a great time when we celebrate each others lives, take a night to eat special food, and get each... Posted on 2/10/12 at 6:30 AM
BOY SCOUT BLOG Historic Day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council,BSA
On Thursday, June 30th at 11:15 A.M., Scouts and Scouters will gather at the site of the new Jon L. Wanzek Center for Scouting for our Groundbreaking. The site is at the corner of42nd Street and 19t... Posted on 6/29/11 at 5:45 PM
STAFF BLOG FAITH FORUM First Assembly in Fargo hosts Family Summer Celebration
First Assembly of God in Fargo will host a Family Summer Celebration from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the church. This free event features food, carnival games, inflatables, radar pi... Posted on 8/28/10 at 9:56 AM
Relaxing in the shade on a nearby picnic table, a smile creeps across 80-year-old Perla Backstrom’s face as she recognizes former students from her days as a teacher here in a two-room schoolhouse.
“These are my kids. At least that’s what I always called them. They were the best bunch I’ve ever had,” she said.
By Megan Card , Forum Communications
, July 16, 2012
When the 125th anniversary celebration of the North Dakota State Hospital kicks off this week it will celebrate not only a long and colorful history but, according to Alex Schweitzer, State Hospital superintendent, the pride the employees take in their work.
“It is and always has been a tough job dealing with a whole variety of people with a variety of mental illnesses,” he said. “But the one thing I hear from employees present and past is the pride they have in their work.”
First Congregational United Church of Christ, Jamestown, invites all church and community members to a celebration of life and communion at 10 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Susan Lester, pastor of FCUCC, said the church will praise and thank God for preserving the life of the children and sponsors who were exposed to carbon monoxide during a retreat at the church last weekend.
The last weekend in August promises to be an activity-packed four days celebrating the community’s successful flood fight and welcoming Jamestown College’s new and returning students.
The Second Annual Community Block Party kicks off the festivities on Thursday, Aug. 27, with Rock the Block. Friday, Aug. 28, is the Sandbag Stomp, a post-flood community celebration. Saturday, Aug. 29, Frontier Village holds activities all afternoon and downtown churches offer the Third Street Fun Fest. Then Atonement Lutheran Church’s Fifth Annual Country and Bluegrass Festival brings the weekend to an close with some down home music Sunday, Aug. 30.
The celebration of the completion of the Northern Tier Network was premature as far as Grand Forks is concerned.
Political figures and higher education officials gathered in Fargo to celebrate the Northern Tier Network, which is a high-speed, regional computer network linked with fiber optic cable and capable of transmitting enormous amounts of data.
A person need not be Catholic to enjoy the onset of Lent, which begins Tuesday with a world-wide celebration known as “Fat Tuesday.” Mardi Gras takes on a party atmosphere and has throughout much of history.
Local Catholics celebrate at St. James Basilica but additional events take place as well. For many cultures it is a seasonal turning point meant to signal the end of winter and the promise of the joyous warmth of spring, or Easter.
Progress Enterprises Inc. will host an Art and Recovery Celebration from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Progress Community Center, 428 Second St. S.W.
“Everybody from the state comes,” said Allen Falk, director of the center. “We never have had less than 300 people.”
For many Jamestown families, the past 12 months haven’t been easy.
Gas prices are high, the economy is weak and each day it seems, comes with more challenges. In addition, many fathers, sons, mothers and daughters were or continue to serve overseas.
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