With The Sale Of Pizza Corner, Nights Dad Is Too Lazy To Cook Might Never Be The Same

Back in the mid 00s, my wife and I lived a blissful kid-free life in a spacious (though leaky) two-bedroom near MeritCare Hospital (now Sanford). Helicopter and siren noise notwithstanding, it was a fine place for us to start out. This apartment’s biggest asset was its proximity to downtown Fargo bars, as it was just…
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Thanks, Internet: The Rime Of Ancient #BoatyMcBoatface

The U.K. Natural Environmental Research Council deserves a round of applause. The government agency decided to allow the public to go online and make suggestions for the name of a brand-new polar research ship and vote on them. That’s commendable. Who doesn’t love having a little input into a $288 million outlay for a research vessel?…
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Fargo’s I-94 Pedestrian Bridge Could Be A Contender As A Signature Landmark

For inforum.com yesterday, I had the opportunity to research and write about the pedestrian bridge that spans I-94 in south Fargo. The topic was recommended to me by our online editor, Rob Beer, and it immediately piqued my curiosity. The bridge is a visual staple for commuters and travelers coming through the F-M metro and it surfaces in conversation…
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I Was All Set To Watch The Oscars, And Then I Changed My Mind

For years, we’ve been looking forward to Oscar night in our household. The dresses, the snarky tweets, the suspense. All of it. Yesterday wasn’t much different. My wife made a special meal (delicious, deep-fried homemade wantons), got the one-year-old in bed and gathered with our six-year-old in the TV room. We munched on the wantons…
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What We Can Learn From The Friendship Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Antonin Scalia

While a host of issues continually pop up in our national conversation, there’s a recurring theme to each: How drastically we’re divided on them. It doesn’t help at all that we’re in the throes of a presidential election, or that this election has been punctuated by bombast and fervor. But even in our off years…
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