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Condo liability law loosened
Officials: Diversion Authority close to agreement with DNR before contact was cut
Mark Dayton reread the Constitution, then vetoed legislative funding. Now it goes to court
26-year-old woman missing from the Bemidji area
Two injured in two-vehicle crash near Alexandria
New Perspective opens with focus on successful aging
How to hang on to millennial workers, according to millennials
Bobcat unveils building renovated for 'innovative and collaborative culture'
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Port: Kevin Cramer says Democrats caught in "academic bubble" where "socialism makes sense"
Port: Where is this wave of anti-Trump backlash we were promised?
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Lynx rally past winless Stars
When will Hughes, Pressly rearrive to fortify bullpen?
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
Red Lake fishing trip offers mixed bag of fish from shore on the Red Lake River
Brad Dokken: Fishing a game of expectations
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
Pauline C. Geck
June 5, 2017
Close ties develop between Angola and Red River Valley potato industries
FARGO — Andrew Robinson is a familiar face in the Red River Valley potato industry. Now some of the players in Angola's potato industry...
June 5, 2017 - 8:49am
September 17, 2016
Slumping ag economy takes some of the shine off Big Iron
Hundreds of growers head to Big Iron in West Fargo, North Dakota. It's one of the largest shows in the upper midwest. But many are not opening...
September 17, 2016 - 8:30am
September 13, 2016
Trade delegation from Africa seeks food security at Big Iron
WEST FARGO — More than 120 visitors from 10 countries joined the Big Iron throng, seeking common ground relationships in agriculture through...
September 13, 2016 - 3:31pm
September 2, 2015
Big Iron seeks volunteers for show
The Red River Valley Fair Association is seeking volunteers for the 35th annual Big Iron Farm Show Sept. 15, 16 and 17. The farm show team is...
September 2, 2015 - 1:13am
September 16, 2014
Attendance down at Big Iron Farm Show
Attendance at this year’s 34th annual Big Iron Farm Show was down. Red River Valley Fairgrounds officials said attendance was estimated at...
September 16, 2014 - 3:37pm
September 2, 2014
Big Iron ladies brunch, style show set Sept. 10
The Big Iron farm show will host a ladies brunch and style show at 10 a.m. on Sept. 10 at the Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo. Doors of the Great Hall will open at 9 a.m. The cost is $20 per person with tickets available at the door. Advance tickets are available for tables...
September 2, 2014 - 5:19pm
Big Iron will feature UAS demonstrations
The Big Iron farm show, to be held Sept. 9-11 at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds, will include field demonstrations of unmanned aircraft systems. The...
September 2, 2014 - 5:18pm
September 3, 2013
Busy place, busy time, lots to do
It's almost fall marking the time for some of the community's popular events that are just around the corner, i.e. Big Iron, West Fest and one involving our neighbors to the north, Harwood Community Days. The 33rd annual Big Iron will fill the Red River Valley Fairgrounds next week...
September 3, 2013 - 8:47am
Big Iron back as region's premiere farm show
Big Iron will be back for its 33rd annual three-day run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 10, 11 and 12 ar the Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo. Show hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p. m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Billed as the largest farm show...
September 3, 2013 - 7:21am
September 5, 2012
Ladies Brunch, Style Show continues to grow thanks to group of dedicated volunteers
For many years, a group of dedicated volunteers have organized and hosted a ladies activity for the show and this year will be no exception with the Ladies Brunch and Style Show set for Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Great Hall at the Fargo Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave.
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Big Iron celebrates 32 years as Midwest's largest farm expo
For the 32nd year running Big Iron, will be invading the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo for its annual three-day run Sept. 11, 12 and 13, as the Midwest's largest agricultural expo. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Community will be humming: Three great events headline week
West Fargo is going to be hopping next week inundated by a full slate of activities that will provide fun and entertainment for all age and interest levels. The beginning of the week Big Iron XXXII will take over the Red River Valley Fairgrounds on the city's west edge, offering...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 31, 2011
Big Iron Show looking for volunteers
The Big Iron Farm Show, West Fargo, which celebrates its 31st Anniversary September 13-15, is in need of volunteers. Volunteer opportunities are available to assist with check in on Monday, Sept. 12 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and noon and 5 p.m. Volunteers will...
August 31, 2011 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
Annual farm show draws 80,000 to RRVF
The Red River Valley Fair's Big Iron Show had a banner turnout for it's 30th anniversary. The farm show is reporting an attendance figure of 80,000 people during the three-day event, which ended Thursday, Sept.
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Big Iron marking 30 years Annual farm expo continues to thrive
Thirty years old and bigger and better than ever, Big Iron 2010, the Midwest's largest agricultural expo, is set for its annual three-day run Tuesday, Sept. 14, through Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo, located on the city's west edge with direct...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am