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Library News: June 22, 2016
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
Exchange Club donates to crisis center, aquatic center
Prairie Supply breaks ground on new headquarters
Power of 100 of gives to Project Ignite Light
Fed may delay interest rate hike
Chief's Corner: Last month in crime
Theft of flowers like slap in the face
Increase tobacco costs
Letter: Hockey psyching itself out about ice
Bretling: Gardening with annuals
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Library News: June 8, 2016
Nursery News: June 8, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News: May 4, 2016
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Library News: April 20, 2016
Singer comes home on a high note
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Red River Valley Fair
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Flight Lines: Birding in the digital age
Gerald "Butch" Reineke
Gary G. Dittmer
Chris T. Kimberlin
Jeanet E. Brorson
March 1, 2016
Swift: ‘Dr. Google’ should be sued for malpractice
Oh, Dr. Google. How you disappoint me. We like to think you are so wise, what with your tens of thousands of suggestions. The health portals...
March 1, 2016 - 5:09pm
September 30, 2015
Swift: Pants sizes can do a number on you
Numbers don’t always count. In my world, arithmetical values are highly flexible when it comes to things like estimating the number of boxes...
September 30, 2015 - 1:00am
September 9, 2015
Swift: Big-box home improvement store can be big hassle
If I ever disappear, don’t panic. Just look for me at MenLowe’sDepot. You’ll find me huddled in one of the 75,000 aisles of that big-box...
September 9, 2015 - 12:25am
July 29, 2015
Swift: Accepting myself by accepting my weaknesses
As I near the half-century mark, it’s time to face a few things about myself. I call these my list of “nevers,” in which I face some inconvenient...
July 29, 2015 - 2:27am
January 27, 2015
Swift: Parents, ‘just say no’ to birthday party madness
It’s official: Humankind has lost its mind. The Interwebs has been abuzz of late with the story of a 5-year-old boy from the U.K. who was...
January 27, 2015 - 5:22pm
January 6, 2015
Where are my keys? And other musings of an aging mind
I hail from a long line of absent-minded people. Rumor has it that my Great-Great-Great Uncle Moses Ebenezor Swift had five wives – mainly...
January 6, 2015 - 2:06pm
December 24, 2014
Swift: A visit from my mom makes holiday chores special again
At some point, I began to view Christmas with trepidation rather than anticipation. Maybe it was when my nieces stopped asking for fun toys...
December 24, 2014 - 10:13am
December 17, 2014
Swift: Daily Diet Coke a tough habit to break
A friend once gave me the perfect analogy for what it’s like for her to adopt new habits. She likened herself to a quarter horse. She could...
December 17, 2014 - 12:12am
November 5, 2014
Swift: Old friends are the best friends
She was probably my first friend. We met on the school bus on the first day of first grade. We started sitting together every day and considering ourselves friends. We became amiably competitive with each other in school. In particular, I remember a speed-reading competition to...
November 5, 2014 - 10:56am
October 28, 2014
Swift: Switching residences a moving experience
Are you living in a comfortable environment? Do you finally have everything decorated and arranged the way you want it? Have you organized your...
October 28, 2014 - 3:58pm
October 21, 2014
Swift: Bad to be ‘basic’?
Pop culture has been bandying around a new term a lot lately. It’s called “basic.” If you’re not sure what this is, sit down with your...
October 21, 2014 - 4:01pm
October 14, 2014
Swift: Mom has always stood by me
As I was hauling a laundry basket of clean clothes up the third flight of stairs, it hit me: I’m nearly 50, and I’ve returned to the world of coin laundry. And then I had the thought that has influenced everything from my shoe-buying decisions to my job choices over the past...
October 14, 2014 - 5:02pm
August 19, 2014
Tammy Swift: Humor a crutch for hiding anxiety, depression
It happened between the third and fourth grade. My parents noticed a dramatic change in my disposition. Up until then, I had been known for...
August 19, 2014 - 3:23pm