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150 and counting
Today marks the 150th day with at least 1 inch of snow on the ground this cold season. This is only the 5th time on record that Fargo Moorhead has recorded at least 150 days of snow cover. As a refe...
4/24/13 at 10:44 AM Six Months of Winter and Counting 4/5/13 at 10:14 AM
The Ides of March Storms 3/11/13 at 10:57 AM
The word from the National Weather Service is that a wallop is coming our way. This looks like one that the whole state will be able to "enjoy" - well, yippee ki yay. Just what all us North Dakota fol...
4/13/13 at 11:30 PM Feel twice as smart... 3/11/13 at 11:20 AM
Springing forward... 3/10/13 at 11:06 PM
Pacific Rim Grilled Steak
I love to grill in the Winter. It makes me feel like I am defying mother nature. Every Fall we move the gargantuan gas grill up four steps so it can be closer to the patio door. At least once a week, ...
1/21/13 at 7:36 PM
You absolutely must see the Winter Hexagon tonight
There's a reason the winter sky is so full of sparkling stars. A great many are concentrated around the constellation Orion the form of a gigantic hexagon. How big is it? I made a fist and reached m...
1/17/13 at 12:11 PM Make a toast to the New Year's Eve midnight sky 12/31/12 at 11:40 AM
Happy New Baktun and a joyous solstice to all 12/21/12 at 10:00 AM
UND lists names of students eligible to graduate at Winter Commencement held Dec. 14
More than 800 University of North Dakota students were eligible to receive degrees during this years Winter Commencement on Friday, Dec. 14, at Chester Fritz Auditorium on campus. About 200 of those ...
12/18/12 at 3:31 PM UND graduates its first doctorate in chemical engineering Dec. 14 12/14/12 at 10:44 AM
Former state lawmaker and longtime state historian – both UND alums -- to receive honorary degrees at winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 14 12/7/12 at 3:33 PM
Be ready for anything: Winter Driving in the Bakken
By Sid Pranke Bakken-area drivers already got an early taste of possible things to come this winter in mid-November, icy roads led to travel advisories, numerous accidents and tragically, several de...
12/11/12 at 10:31 AM
Holiday Season Newspaper Activities
Looking for some activities to do in the classroom? Here are some ideas from the NIE Institute. The actvities cover a variety of subjects from art to social studies. ART: During the holiday season, m...
11/26/12 at 10:10 AM Winter Word Search 12/26/10 at 12:41 PM
2010 Winter Olympic Resources & Activities 2/9/10 at 7:21 AM
thoughts on a mild winter
it's been a pretty easy winter... I'm keeping up with clean water changes every morning - my hens use an electric dog bowl heater to keep the ice from taking over during our Minnesota cold snaps. Sin...
2/15/12 at 7:50 PM
still room for winter outdoors woman workshops
BOW Program Offers Darkhouse Spearfishing, Ice Fishing Class The North Dakota Game and Fish Departments Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program has scheduled a one-day darkhouse spearfishing and ice fishi...
1/24/12 at 7:28 PM re-stating the obvious 12/28/10 at 11:13 AM
mid-winter waterfowl survey 2/2/10 at 6:37 AM
A New Plateaus Christmas: )
Let's go back to my year in China for a moment. In fact, let's turn it back exactly one year. I was walking into my adult English class with my $.45 Santa hat on that I bought at nearby stationary sto...
12/22/11 at 6:15 PM
Pumpkin Pie? No, thank you.
A custard-like mixture of pureed pumpkin, eggs, seasonal spices, sugar and cream makes its way to the dinner table in many homes in America on Thanksgiving Day. I'll pass on that, thank you. It's not...
11/23/11 at 8:15 AM Zesty Black Bean Pie with Spaghetti Squash Crust 11/1/10 at 6:00 AM
Warm Up with Enlightened Winter Soup 1/9/10 at 7:01 PM
What a Summer We Had!
As we sadly count down the days to the end of October, we all look back to the summer of 2011 with big smiles. What a summer we had! Our summer began with a bang! We rocked the Village with a special ...
10/24/11 at 2:19 PM
"Why the heck did you move to Fargo?"
The question I get asked most often when I introduce myself to someone new in the FM area is, "Why the heck did you move to Fargo?" While I originally was a little surprised by this comment, and woul...
3/17/11 at 3:21 PM
Areavoices Digest #18 - Feb 9, 2011 - Have you seen these blogs?
Thanks for your feedback about the areavoices directory. I'm still wading through it blog by blog, revising and updating information. You can now see the directory on the blog sections of your home pa...
2/9/11 at 11:15 AM
A weather conversation
Had a little online conversation with my brother today about the weather. Drew lives in Kansas City, where they're expecting as much as a foot of snow this week. I sent him a note saying good luck wi...
1/31/11 at 6:56 PM Fun signs 1/22/11 at 1:47 PM
Reader photo: A bit of winter fun 1/14/11 at 10:40 AM