Hailey Adkisson remembers the day she arrived in Fargo in 2011. “We pulled up with our U-Haul at our apartment to unload, and it was probably 95 degrees plus humidity, so we’re like, ‘How could it get cold here? It’s 95 degrees in August,’ ” she said.RELATED CONTENT
While a dying trade, Fargo man has kept typewriter repair business open for about 25 years
FARGO – Some drivers may do a double take when they get a peek at the sign on John Ham’s little shop tucked away just off of 16th Avenue South in Fargo.
FARGO – The Forum and WDAY TV and radio will launch the InforumTV website Monday with three live morning news webcasts anchored by Robin Huebner. Plans are to eventually offer top-of-the-hour updates throughout the workday.RELATED CONTENT
Sure, it's messy, but the new snow is also lovely.RELATED CONTENT
My typically healthy family closed the book on two cases of influenza and two colds when one of our children woke up with that puffy, rose-colored tell-tale sign. Goodie. Pink eye. Why not? Hey, parenting is tough.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO - It’s not a building you’re likely to notice as you drive through West Fargo on Main Avenue. But the small, nondescript brick and metal structure on Sixth Street is home to a North Dakota business that’s gone global.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – B.D.S. Books is a book-lover’s heaven. Stacks and boxes of used literature in a wide assortment of genres, colors and sizes fill the store at 1200 1st Ave. N. wall to wall.RELATED CONTENT
WEST FARGO – It was two weeks before Christmas Eve, and Robert Schobinger said they were all “a little sore” and “groggy-eyed.” The day before, the family-owned SWEN Products Inc. metal crafts company had seen its busiest shipping day ever. The company processed 540 orders, including shipments to Australia and the United Kingdom.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO - Gregg Robbins typically only dreams about being home for the holidays. He can remember only one time he’s been back to his home state of Nebraska for the holidays in the past 15 years.RELATED CONTENT
In a way, it seems strange to take photographs at night. At its core, a camera really has one job: to record light. So if a particular scene lacks light, why would you be aiming a light recorder at it?RELATED CONTENT
Dear Readers: I’ve attended several conferences, both in North Dakota and Minnesota, where I’ve met representatives of the Interagency Program for Assistive Technology.
Dear Readers: A young woman of 32, Rosaria Vandenberg, known to friends and family as Za, was diagnosed with stage IV glioblastoma (a type of brain tumor).
Dear Readers: Have you ever visited a doctor with an elder and wondered if that physician knows what it’s like to love someone who must live with such struggles?
Dear Readers: I’ve been thinking lately about forgiveness. It seems forgiveness makes gratitude more accessible. And even in these tough economic times, most of us have much to be grateful for.
Dear Readers: North Dakota and Minnesota are trying to help. There are promising programs on the horizon that should enable elders to get more assistance for in-home care, and provide better ways for caregivers to find that assistance.
Dear Readers: I recently attended a workshop where Gail Agnes of Comfort Keepers spoke.
Dear Carol: It’s fall again and my parents are headed south. They’ve done this every winter for nearly 20 years, and have a community in Arizona that is home to them.
Dear Carol: My dad has been diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s. He’s on medication. He still drives and for the most part, is doing well, other than some shortterm memory issues. I’ve had people ask me if I should let him vote in the coming election. He voted in the primary, before his diagnosis, and I don’t see much change now. When do people need to be told they shouldn’t vote? – Kris
Dear Readers: Every now and then I get a tip from a reader that is so compelling I must pass it on. This note about medication and lactose intolerance is one of those tips.
Dear Readers: Medicare has launched a new site aimed at helping caregivers. I was fortunate enough to be included on a conference call with Kerry Weems, acting administrator for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, before the Sept. 18 site launch.