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Minnesota offers gimmick-free Amazon pitch
Civil rights icon John Lewis shares his story of struggle with local students
Surge in interest may keep nonprofit EVAC rolling
Feds bring charges against suspected Chinese makers of powerful opioids
Man, 71, sent to prison for hauling 183 pounds of marijuana on I-94
Come for the booze, stay for the food at these 5 local pubs
Beyond Running opens, to hold grand opening event later this month
Fargo's Downtown Community Partnership hires new president and CEO
Maximum Performance & Fitness expected to open WF location in December
Lululemon store is coming to West Acres
Commentary: Obamacare was driving up premiums even before Trump’s decision to stop paying illegal insurance company subsidies
PORT: 'Completely perverse' wind energy subsidies aren't reducing emissions
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Shrub with berries identified as nuisance species
McFeely: Pelini takes chance giving convicted rapist a spot
PINKE POST: We're glad you're here
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
Sophie's season: The Johnsons’ Brittany bounced back from a severe injury and still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
No resolutions after NFL meets with players union
National search underway for next UND AD as names surface
Yankees rally late to even ALCS
Packers drop last two matches in state tournament
UND athletic director Brian Faison to retire Dec. 31
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
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
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
To feed or not to feed
Flight Lines: The water giveth and it taketh away
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
Ione A. Johnson
Alvin H. Zaeske
Linda R. Rieniets
Kathleen M. Burkett
Home & Garden
July 25, 2012
The height of gardening, climbing plants thrive
I recently visited the garden of Corrine Bakken who has taken gardening to new heights and is reaping the benefits. After retiring 23 years...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 4, 2012
Home & Garden: Garden art uniqueness integrated into natural appeal
When Ginger and Howard Kalm moved to West Fargo 34 years ago, she was not happy with the backyard of their new home Ginger has always been a...
July 4, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Home & Garden: Coleus makes comeback as popular annual plant choice
Once a Victorian staple and later disparaged, Coleus has made a big comeback. It has come out of the shade and into the sun with the development...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Home & Garden: Flowering groundcovers provide great gardening variety
Since this past winter was so mild, it will be interesting to see how it has affected our perennial plants. I lost many of the spring blooming...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Home & Garden: Straw bale gardening requires minimum maitenance
The keynote speaker at the recent Garden Day seminars in Fergus Falls was fascinating. Joel Karsten described his development of straw bale gardening, which seemed to me the ultimate in raised gardening. Joel was raised on a tree nursery and crop farm in southwestern Minnesota where...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
Home & Garden: Extending the gardening season
In the past few years, I have been frustrated with my tomatoes, as the fruits do not ripen until well into fall. I have no sunny open area to plant vegetables in so must use a small area on the south side of my house. Last year I grew some tomatoes in containers on my driveway,...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Home & Garden: Spring garden seminars provide nice winter break
I had the opportunity to meet my favorite garden author at the Green Thumb Gardeners Expo recently. I have had Melinda Myers' 'Month by Month...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
Home & Garden: Caring for houseplants good for the soul
The obvious value of houseplants is their use as decorations, but they also create coziness. There are scientific studies showing that living...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
November 30, 2011
Home & Garden: Pick the perfect Poinsettia to complement the holiday season
There is no plant that says Christmas more than the Poinsettia. It comes in vibrant colors that are just what we need to brighten up our winter. Although...
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
A farewell to the garden, now is the time for fall maintenance
November is a non-descript month. The autumn color is gone, the vegetables have been harvested and flowers are but a memory. It is time to hang up the hoe and put away the mower. You were tired of mowing anyway. Perhaps you didn't get everything done that you had in mind, but some...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
September 28, 2011
Home & Garden: Fall Bulb Planting, still plenty of time for tulips, lilies
As we clean up the flowerbeds for the winter, it is time to think of adding bulbs to bloom next spring. It is probably too late now to plant...
September 28, 2011 - 12:00am
September 7, 2011
Home & Garden: Gardening with rocks provides unique feature to landscapes
On the Soroptomist's West Fargo area tour this summer, I was intrigued with the garden of Ron and Cindy Mootz. Cindy is a local artist who has...
September 7, 2011 - 12:00am
August 31, 2011
Home & Garden: West Fargo couple branching out as 'yard farmers'
I recently visited the home of Kit and John Miles and the term avid gardener does not fit them. I would call them excited garden crusaders....
August 31, 2011 - 12:00am
July 27, 2011
Perfect time to enjoy midsummer gardens in full bloom
Midsummer is peak time for flower gardens. Take time to visit and enjoy as many as you can. I spent a Saturday on the Perham garden tour and...
July 27, 2011 - 12:00am
July 13, 2011
Home & Garden: Water gardening in containers way of achieving soothing effect
Water features give a sense of coolness and a serene beauty to the landscape. Those that include fountains or waterfalls tend to draw people to the soothing sight and sound of trickling water. Although intrigued, not everyone is ready to take the plunge and dig an in-ground water...
July 13, 2011 - 12:00am