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How big was Billy Graham? In 1987, 70,000 people showed up over three days to see him in Fargo
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
Format for personalized plate petition approved by ND Secretary of State
ND lawmakers ask state IT head to delay reorganization
Accused ND murderer unhappy with third appointed defense attorney
Owner of Beans Coffee Bars to open downtown location in Radisson hotel
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
Gate City Bank Promotes Amanda Torok
Economist gives Fargo audience glimpse into Trump's world
Greater North Dakota Chamber names new leader
Place a Business Announcement
Choice Ready Aligned with District Strategic Plan
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
Commentary: This is what happens when Democrats spend too much time listening to themselves
Commentary: NDGOP Chair Kelly Armstrong files documents for House campaign with FEC
Commentary: The argument for gun control is myopic and shallow
Supporting Denny McNamara
Great Plains Food Bank launches long-term effort to end hunger
Passing through: Presidents have visited North Dakota to give comfort, sell agendas, promote candidates
Senior menus (Feb. 19)
YMCA launches new survey to shape strategic goals
Old news rich in history: Thousands of newspaper clippings in Forum library offer window to the past
Ludvig Hoff's Olympics ends; race to Oxford begins
Forum prep sports podcast talks ND state hockey, state wrestling, Spud hockey
Packers wrestler Franek ends historic career with fourth state title
Packers boys basketball grabs second spot in EDC standings with win over rival Mustangs
It will be tough for Lubben walk away after 35 years of calling city athletics
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
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
home & garden
red river valley fair
The Iditarod doc: Local veterinarian to mark 18th year caring for sled dogs at Alaska race
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
Taking the classroom to the lake
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
David "Dave" Balvin
David L. Bigelow
home & garden
April 6, 2016
Home & Garden: Time to get back outside as spring returns
Spring is my favorite season and this year I can enjoy it twice. In March, we were at my son’s home in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California....
April 6, 2016 - 2:15am
March 2, 2016
Home & Garden: Garden indoors as you wait for spring to arrive
March in North Dakota is still winter and so it is not time yet for outdoor gardening. However, the longer days and brighter light that is beginning...
March 2, 2016 - 3:11am
February 3, 2016
Home & Garden: Picking a perfect Valentine’s rose
The origin of Valentine’s Day is ancient, but very muddled. The feast of St. Valentine is celebrated on Feb. 14, but there were at least two...
February 3, 2016 - 4:00am
January 6, 2016
Home & Garden: Overwintering plants
Perhaps I am just cheap, but at the end of the growing season I have a difficult time letting go of the plants in my outdoor containers. It...
January 6, 2016 - 1:58am
November 4, 2015
Hardy plants hanging on
Frost has killed most of our annual plants and turned the perennials to fall colors. Many annuals have been hanging on as a bonus. The survivors...
November 4, 2015 - 4:24am
July 8, 2015
Soroptimist International of Fargo Garden Tour being held
The Soroptimist International of Fargo garden tour is scheduled from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. on July 15 in Fargo and West Fargo. This year's tour features eight homes. Proceeds from the tour go to girls and women in the area to better their lives, including to the YWCA and Stepping Stones. Tickets...
July 8, 2015 - 2:29am
July 1, 2015
Cheney's garden a must-see on Soroptimist's tour
Midsummer is the time to enjoy touring gardens because they are in their prime. One garden on the Soroptimist's annual tour on July 15 is...
July 1, 2015 - 1:11am
June 16, 2015
Three Rivers Garden Club to meet
Three Rivers Garden Club will meet on June 18 at North Dakota State University. Todd West will give a "Tree Tour" at NDSU. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Loftsgard Hall East courtyard. Park at the Visitor Lot E at the corner of Albright and 15th Avenue North. The public...
June 16, 2015 - 6:07pm
March 4, 2015
Sunrooms great for gardeners
Winters are long in North Dakota, so we seek ways to extend our gardening experience. Corene Geffre has added a sunroom to her West Fargo home...
March 4, 2015 - 1:05am
March 19, 2013
Area gardeners deal with March madness by starting seeds indoors
The only things growing outside now are the icicles hanging from my eaves. Gardeners, after a long winter are getting the itch to plant and may wish to start some seeds indoors. We see sun and think spring but patience is a virtue that we find difficult to achieve.
March 19, 2013 - 2:27pm
Mistletoe and Holly colorful Christmas decorations
Evergreen trees and Poinsettias are our favorite Christmas decorations. According to Burl Ives, it's time for Mistletoe and Holly, but we see...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 14, 2012
Chrysanthemums provide last impression of fall colors
Chrysanthemums, or Mums for short, are the last bright splash of color before winter arrives. However, there are two kinds of mums, garden and...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Fall gardening involves preparing plants for winter
Now that we have had our first frost, it is time to appreciate the survivors and to begin preparation for winter. It is also a good time to take...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 12, 2012
Dave Forester's gardens not so ordinary
If there was a 'Green Thumb' award I would nominate West Fargoan, Dave Foerster. At first glance, his front yard looks much like others in the...
September 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Corner gardening twice the work of normal yards
Anyone who owns a corner lot knows what a big job it is just to keep up with the lawn not to mention tending shrubs and gardens. There is one...
August 8, 2012 - 8:42am