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Peda Construction is expanding their base of operation and will be hosting a special grand opening Aug. 23 and 24 to show off their brand new showroom at 420 Main St. in Horace. Chad Peda is general contractor for the business he established four years ago that deals in all phases of full-service residential and commercial construction, including repair, remodeling additions, decks and patios. Peda focuses on the commercial end of the business, while Tim Redlin is in charge of residential aspects.
Jodie Ranzenberger is finally going to be able to live out a longtime dream of operating her own daycare center. After running a successful daycare business since 1994 out of her West Fargo home, Ranzenberger is setting up shop in the Eagle Tykes Childcare Center. She will be leasing the facility, located in the Eagle Run Plaza, south of Interstate 94 off of Sheyenne Street, and is also in the process of working out a deal for the equipment.
With a whopping crop of fresh tomatoes out there in the small family garden plots, here are a few more fresh salsa tomato recipes I alluded to a couple of weeks ago. The homemade Pico De Gallo is so fresh tasting and versatile you'll think it was just picked fresh from the garden. The Cilantro-Salsa Recipe is similar and equally as good and can be made with plum tomatoes if you prefer.
Where has the summer gone? You can tell it's winding down when school starts. The magical day for that in West Fargo is next Monday, Aug. 27. Two brand-new state of the art school buildings will be welcoming students.
Any of you planning on doing some out-of-country traveling more than likely know that for destinations previously not included you now need a passport. As of January 23 of this year, citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Bermuda are required to present a passport to enter the United States when arriving by air from any part of the Western Hemisphere; and as early as next summer, passports will be required at land and sea ports of entry. And because it currently takes up to 12 weeks to receive a passport, the U.S.
Definitely one of West Fargo's oldest, original landmarks is gone. The 60-foot-plus seedless Cottonwood tree on the former Allen Meyer property off of 13th Avenue South was toppled last Thursday for the sake of progress. The tree had been around for as long as Allen could remember, guessing that it was planted sometime in the late 1880s or at least right before the turn of the century.
Carly Nelson's vision is moving one step closer to reality with the inaugural fund-raising event Saturday, Aug.
West Fargo City Commissioners went on record Monday night approving a resolution of support for the Metro Area Transit (MAT) Paratransit Options Analysis Study as completed by the Metropolitan Council of Governments and previously approved by Moorhead and Fargo city officials. The study recommends a mixture of options to meet the growing needs of disabled riders without cutting services. Mike Kunza, regional transportation coordinator for MetroCOG, reviewed the study saying that it is a mixture of options aimed at retaining existing services, controlling costs, all the while continuing to
Nothing beats a big, old, juicy tomato plucked fresh from the garden vine this time of the year when homegrown crops are entering prime, peak time. I typically plant Celebrities every year, a good all-around variety, excellent in salads, hot dishes and especially juices and salsa.
More than one trillion plastic bags are used worldwide every year, but efforts, including a new program in North Dakota, are underway to prevent these bags from becoming litter. The Reuseable Bag Campaign is a collaborative effort of private businesses and government agencies to buy and distribute reusable shopping bags to shoppers at retail stores across the state. The pilot kick-off event is scheduled for this afternoon (Wednesday) at 3 p.m.