FARGO – Old bleachers from the Bison Sports Arena will get a new life, and could soon be available for North Dakota State University fans to purchase as benches, coffee tables or custom-designed products.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – The Fargodome will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday to make an announcement, though it remains to be seen what will be announced. When contacted Friday for more details, General Manager Rob Sobolik said he couldn’t discuss it until Monday.
FARGO – When Kelsey Eaton tries to explain electronic cigarettes to new customers at Infinite Vapor, she first has to give a lesson in lingo. “Vaping” is now a verb, referring to the act of inhaling from the battery-powered devices available in all shapes, styles and price ranges; “atomizers” heat the concentrated liquid, available in several flavors and with or without nicotine.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – A vast throng clad in bomber hats and flannel shirts descended on the Fargo Theatre on Tuesday night, as hundreds of locals gathered to celebrate the premiere of FX network’s “Fargo” in true Fargo style – complete with bars.RELATED CONTENT
CASSELTON, N.D. – After five years apart, a local radio duo is back together. “The Ben and Jim Show” premiered April 3 on 103.9 FM The Truck, and will broadcast from 6 to 9 a.m. each weekday morning.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – A motorcyclist was injured Saturday afternoon when a car ran a red light, forcing him to lay down his bike to prevent a worse crash, according to the Fargo Police Department.
VIDEO: Take a seat! Fargo company works to give Bison Sports Arena bleachers second life as flooring, memorabilia
FARGO - Seth Carlson spent plenty of time on the bleachers at the Bison Sports Arena during his high school wrestling matches and his brother’s two North Dakota State University commencement ceremonies.RELATED CONTENT
MOORHEAD – Police here responded to a reported shooting late Saturday, but officers instead are now investigating vehicle damage that apparently wasn’t caused by a gun.
Moorhead native makes a prime-time splash with one-time role on TV series CHICAGO – Before Ally Carey landed a one-time role on a popular TV drama, the show’s producers had one request – she should be “sexier.” “When I said to my agent, ‘What do you mean sexier? Like more makeup or a low-cut top?’ and he said, ‘You know, whatever makes you feel sexy,’ and I was like, ‘Well, none of those things make me feel sexy, but if I did what makes me feel sexy, that would not be right for TV,’ ” she said.RELATED CONTENT
SAN FRANCISCO – Sarah Christianson isn’t against western North Dakota’s booming oil development, but the photographer who grew up on a family farm near Hillsboro, N.D., has made it a mission to let everyone know just what the oil boom is doing to her homestate – and her belief that more oversight is needed to prevent permanent damage.RELATED CONTENT
Heads literally rolled in the journalism community with last week’s announcement of a controversial writing style change. Language is constantly evolving, with words coming and going to reflect the modern-day usage and way we speak. Hence our relatively new ability to use the word “literally” to say something that isn’t actually true, such as “my brain literally exploded thinking about the insanity of using saying this clearly defined word to mean figuratively.”RELATED CONTENT
In its own weird way, the plot of 1987 film "RoboCop" has become the perfect analogy for the sorry state of the movie industry in 2014 – an industry that’s more than willing to suck the humanity and meaning out of the original ideas and characters that we used to see at the theater, increasingly replacing them with remakes, reboots and sequels that often are a mere shell of the original concept.RELATED CONTENT
Like it or not, we’ll all say goodbye to an illuminating object in 2014. Starting Jan. 1, the 40- and 60-watt versions of incandescent light bulbs – the most popular bulbs in America – will no longer be made, the result of energy efficiency changes by the government.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – Devon Manney thought he knew in grade school what he wanted to be when he grew up – a professional baseball player.RELATED CONTENT
Moorhead - ‘Don’t fall in.” That’s all I could think as I slowly climbed into a little blue kayak on the Red River last week, an afternoon adventure I agreed to try all for the sake of a column.RELATED CONTENT
I attended my first Pride celebration in 2011, when my new boyfriend and I drove down to Minneapolis for a fun weekend.