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May 20, 2019
Etan Patz was one of the first nationally known missing children who went missing on May 25, 1979. His disappearance date was made into National Missing Children's Day. Stanley K. Patz / Wikimedia Commons / Special to The Forum
Saturday marks 40th anniversary of one of the first times a missing child made national news
May 20, 2019 - 10:00am
May 17, 2019
Staff from Make-A-Wish North Dakota make soup for residents of Moorhead's Churches United for the Homeless on April 29, 2019. Brent Kiehl / The Forumplay button
The Scoop: North Dakota Make-A-Wish grants young girl's wish to serve soup to the homeless
May 17, 2019 - 7:00am
May 13, 2019
Approximately 6,000 people in North American live in some kind of underground home. This home built into the side of a hill in Scotland is more elaborate than most. Wikimedia Commons / Special to The Forum
Could you live underground? You might be surprised how many people do
May 13, 2019 - 10:00am
April 29, 2019
Bubble tea, otherwise known as boba tea, was created in Taiwan in the late 1980s and exploded in popularity around the world over the last dozen years. Getty Images / Special to The Forum
8 things you might not know about bubble tea, and other unexpected holidays this week
April 29, 2019 - 11:00am
April 13, 2019
North Dakota State University players give high-fives to fans following their NCAA FCS second-round football playoff defeat of Montana State on Dec. 1, 2018, in Fargo. Forum file photo
Who invented the high-five?
April 13, 2019 - 3:37pm
Dog groomers are booking a couple of weeks out getting dogs ready for spring. Brent Kiehl / The Forum
'The Scoop': 10 tips for getting your dog ready for spring
April 13, 2019 - 10:41am
March 7, 2019
Tammy Swift (right) laughs while Tracy Briggs looks on as the two try to replicate "Lutheran Home Cook Book" recipes from 100 years ago. Brent Kiehl / The Forumplay button
Columnists channel their inner 'Lutheran Ladies' after finding 100-year-old cookbook
March 7, 2019 - 7:40am
February 24, 2019
Feb. 28 is National Public Sleeping Day, which encourages sleep-deprived Americans to snooze where they can. Getty Images / Special to Forum News Service
George Costanza would approve of this unusual holiday dedicated to the nappers
February 24, 2019 - 5:29pm
February 13, 2019
Tracy Briggs and John Lamb have some tips for picking a movie this Valentine's Day that you'll both love. Brent Kiehl / The Forumplay button
'The Scoop': 5 tips for picking a Valentine's movie you'll both like
February 13, 2019 - 4:11pm
February 7, 2019
Organizing expert Marie Kondo suggests rolling up T-shirts so you can read the logo. She also suggests storing socks and underwear like this. Tracy Briggs / The Forumplay button
'The Scoop': Spark of joy or a waste of time? 5 things I learned by decluttering with Marie Kondo's method
February 7, 2019 - 10:44am
January 17, 2019
Emily Brooks of Fargo says it takes four to five hours to make one decorative pillow out of UND and NDSU marching band uniforms. Aaron Goddard / The Forumplay button
UND and NDSU marching band pillows are a hot — and nostalgic — commodity
January 17, 2019 - 10:12am
January 10, 2019
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'The Scoop': Sometimes, screw-top and boxed wines are better than the cork
January 10, 2019 - 3:30pm
January 3, 2019
Some people fear weighted blankets get too hot, but that isn't the case because of the materials used in the blankets. Derek Fletcher / The Forumplay button
Are weighted blankets worth the hype for us bleary-eyed, tired Americans?
January 3, 2019 - 12:26pm
December 2, 2018
Kevin Wallevand calls lefse "the food of the gods" and a favorite treat every Christmas. Derek Fletcher / Forum News Service
Trying to turn a skeptic into a lefse lover
December 2, 2018 - 7:00am
October 26, 2017
Shortbread Pecan Ghost Cookies are a simple but festive Halloween treat. Photo courtesy the American Pecan Council / Special to Forum News Service
Keep it simple: Pecan ghost cookies for the Halloween win
October 26, 2017 - 5:01am