Skip to main content
West Fargo Pioneer
Grand Forks council wades into cultural debate with resolution
Scientologist, Muslim doctors charge Altru with discrimination
Grafton to upgrade 60-year-old hospital with $12 million expansion
Development Homes sued for negligence for alleged assault at Grand Forks group home
How Broadway street repairs illustrate Fargo's complex and costly special assessment policy
Radiation as a scalpel: Technique spares healthy tissue, treats inoperable tumors
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
Doctor who was disciplined now plans new Moorhead clinic
How we pay for care evolving balance between public and private payments
What to get your favorite Philadelphia Eagles fan for Christmas
Place a Business Announcement
COMMENTARY: Republicans challenging Republicans is a healthy thing for North Dakota's dominant party
Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point
Why do farmers have barns? Obvious (or not)
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp continues to use bogus, retracted talking point about tax reform
Bonds, Boundaries, and Budgets --EMDASH-- Challenges of a Growing District
Memorial service for homeless to be held Thursday
Early success reported in Fargo radio announcer's kidney transplant
More kids in F-M apartments: Some families content renting, others dream of homeownership
Fargo Theatre hosting free holiday concerts
Popular Fargo bar manager, near death, makes turnaround
Snowy owls head south
UPDATE: No. 12 Gonzaga needs OT to edge North Dakota 89-83
McFeely: Klieman says Bison unlikely to have Allison, Wimbush and Brooks for title game
UND to face another big, physical national basketball power
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
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
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
Snowy owls head south
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Norma Sylvia (Wisted) Sather
Luella M. Emmil
Floyd "Mike" Nesemeier
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