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Fergus Falls motorcyclist injured in Otter Tail County
Thursday temps set new record highs in Fargo, Grand Forks
Grand Forks woman made 'normal' gun purchase before killing family
ND sheriff, cleared of meth conspiracy and bribery, gets 25 days of home confinement
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Downtown boutique Lot 2029 to merge with sister store Mint & Basil
Why oil company leaders believe the Bakken is stronger now than ever before
With demand high, retail delivery service Instacart announces expansion into Fargo-Moorhead area
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
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'For the veterans' sake': 90-year-old Lisbon, N.D. vet gives back, one red poppy at a time
Packers were good that year, but who was the boy cheering on Mike?
'American Pickers' coming to North Dakota
Minn. brothers share rare distinction of earning every Boy Scout badge
'I knew I wanted to give back': Local Make-a-Wish beneficiary to host car show fundraiser in Fargo
ND native Amy Olson tied for lead in Michigan tourney
Bourassa strikes out 17 as West Fargo tops Sheyenne in East Region baseball tournament
Mustangs win East Region girls tennis title over defending state champion Red River
Packers pitching rotation looking for another state baseball championship
Mustangs girls tennis at full strength with singles champ Knewtson back before postseason
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
home & garden
red river valley fair
Corps to reconsider access in popular areas around Lake Sakakawea
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
North Dakota deer season set, with slight increase in available tags
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Lake Sakakawea could challenge last ice-out date
Bonnie R. Dyrdahl
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Gale B. Bartholomay
David J. Billington
home & garden
September 8, 2010
Home & Garden: A garden of raised beds adds to the beauty
While walking my dog through one of West Fargo's alleys, I discovered a backyard that had numerous raised garden beds. It is the home of LaVerne...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Home & Garden: Research center at Morris home to delightful garden experience
Just a two hour drive southeast will take you to Morris, Minn., for a delightful garden experience. Morris is home to the West Central Research...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
A garden in the shade perfect backyard setting
Gardening in the shade presents problems to many homeowners, especially if you want color. All of us have some shade, either natural or man...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
An interesting West Fargo garden bountiful with color, variety
On one of my evening walks I met an interesting gardener with a unique garden. Dawn Trapp and her husband, Tim, have lived in West Fargo for 23 years and have been in their present home for 17 years. Dawn began gardening at an early age. She was inspired by her mother, who grew...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
Old-fashioned biennials popular choice in the garden
Many of the popular and old-fashioned flowers we grow are neither annuals nor perennials. They are biennials, which are plants that require two...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
Home & Garden: Container gardening revisited, to satisfy planting yen
At this time of year with frequently sunny skies and warm breezes, I am overcome by the desire to plant. However, there is still a chance for frost and the ground is still cold. I satisfy this yen by planting my containers. The first order of business is to refresh the soil in...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
Beautify your landscape with various shrubs
April is a good time to plant new shrubs. Shrubs, along with trees can increase the value of your property and make it more attractive. Their...
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Create a garden sanctuary
Spring has arrived, and as we look around all we see is the work that it entails. The snow banks have melted to reveal yards littered with snow mold, dirt and blown-in debris. The lawn must be raked and mowed. Shrubs and trees need pruning and the dead foliage and stems must be...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
Cacti and succulents make great dish gardens
It is popular these days to create dish gardens with a combination of succulent plants. Although this is not a new idea, the selection of small...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Maddening March frustrating month for gardeners
We have had enough of winter, yet spring is at least a month away. Many gardeners beat the winter blues by starting seeds indoors. We may purchase some flowering plants or cut flowers to brighten our outlook. Shamrocks are fun to have for St. Patrick's Day and soon there will...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 17, 2010
Seed starting a good way to proceeed even though a challenging process
I am often asked if I have started seeds inside yet. Years ago, I would start many seeds under lights, but after a whole flat of impatiens succumbed to 'damping off disease,' my enthusiasm was dampened. Now I only start seedlings that are difficult to find locally or are picked...
February 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
Houseplants are a wonderful decorating tool
I again managed to overwater my once gorgeous poinsettia, neglecting to use the finger test to see if there was moisture at the level of my first...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Winter is the perfect time to catch up on reading
Since we are snowed in for the winter, it is a good time to catch up on some reading. I just finished reading "The Gardener's Gripe Book" by Abby Adams. The subtitle is 'Musings, advice and comfort for anyone who has ever suffered the loss of a petunia'. Abby is obviously an avid...
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
January 6, 2010
Certain plants add special appreciation to winter landscape
The winter landscape has subtle beauty that we can all enjoy. I have observed this year that the flowering crabapple trees are especially laden with their red fruits. I was admiring a row of them against the white snow and the blue sky on New Year's Eve afternoon. There was some...
January 6, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
Wreaths appropriate decor for any seasonal event
My husband and I celebrated Thanksgiving in Northern California with three of our children and our granddaughter. As we left for home on December 1, the deciduous trees were just past their colorful fall prime. The maple tree across from my son's home was still a brilliant red. What...
December 23, 2009 - 12:00am