Photos by Raul Gomez
Last Sunday we had our annual Best of the Best awards ceremony at The Plains Art Museum. we don’t mean to brag but we’re the area’s longest-running media poll, meaning we’ve been relying on you -- our readers call the shots on the hot spots, top eats, the coolest digs, best gigs, top bands, artists and performers in Fargo Moorhead.
So we threw a party--a heckuva party in fact. I had the privilege of co-hosting the event with Erik Block. Which wasn’t too…
27th Annual Paws Walk at Rheault Farm
On Tuesday the 25th, Homeward Animal Shelter’s 27th Annual Paws Walk will take place at Rheault Farm, the 15-acre park that provided the venue last year. This family-friendly get-together allows participants to walk their dogs to raise money for shelter animals, which will go towards food, shelter, and veterinary care, including vaccinations, microchips, spaying and neutering.
“Last year we raised a little over $36,000,” says Special Events/PR…
Some people say that the current selling market on line favors the buyer. Maybe... But you can still do well if you spend a little extra time with your listings. I am talking about listing items for sale on Ebay and Etsy.
I wanted to give you some tips for presenting your items and taking pictures. I sell mostly smaller items on Ebay, jewelry, coins, glassware, etc. There are some small items that you can take pictures of with a cheap cell phone camera. I do not recommend this. If you…
Over the years I’ve seen a number of articles and individuals condemning Safe Spaces as the bane of intellectual rigor, the death throes of free speech, and a major contributor to political extremism. In these articles, Safe Spaces get defined as places where students are free from information they find emotionally distressing: a place where students can mingle with like-minded individuals and not be criticized or challenged in any way.
Given all of that information, it really only…
Photo by Sabrina Hornung
Surrounded by a tumbleweed-ridden wood fence, the Schafer jail is a small structure in rural McKenzie County built of native fieldstone and concrete. It was built in 1910 and is one of very few structures that remain in the former county seat. Outside of the building is a weathered metal sign that notes that it served McKenzie county for 31 years and “it was from this jail that Charles Bannon, the confessed murderer of the six members of the Albert E. Haven…
2017 Best of the Best Winners
Best Local Celebrity
MJ Capelli Family Hair Salons
Best Barber Shop
Best Tattoo Parlor
No Coast Tattoo
Best Tattoo Artist
No Coast Tattoo
Best Gift Shop
Best Clothing Store
Lost in Fargo
Best Thrift Store
Dakota Boys Ranch
Best Antique Store
Moorhead Antique Mall
Best New Store
Young Blood Coffee Co.
Best Place to Bring Out-of-Towners
In early June, some 10 miles south of Grand Forks, North Dakota, the air resounded with a high-pitched buzz. Several drones glided above the sprouting fields, each charting its own mission. One hovered along a power line, vetting its integrity. Another carried out the same task, but so high in the cloudless sky it was invisible from the ground. Yet another traced an adjacent farm tract, collecting agricultural data. A fourth drone dashed through the routes of the rest, harrying them to…
They are pretty cool! I am sure you have friends or colleagues who don’t use Windows as their operating system. Trying to open files that have been created on another operating system used by your friend can be a huge hassle. PDF files make this possible.
PDF stands for Portable Document Format. This means that the file can be moved easily from computer to computer and operating system to operating system. They are compact files and can be viewed on just about any platform –…
National and international quilts on display through October 10
Quilt by Diane Siebels
Quilts are a fixture on beds and couches, but what about on walls? At the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, “Quilt National ‘15” brings the medium from cozy comfort to art form in their latest exhibition.
The quilts represent artists from 33 states and 8 countries, including Canada, Japan, Australia and Germany. It also features a broad range of subjects, colors, and textures. The…
JDRA to host annual drag race at Jamestown Regional Airport
“At one time we had 8 airports hosting drag races. After 9/11 those races started to get banned. We are the last airport in the state to keep going with all the requirements the FAA has for us,” says Brian Kamlitz Vice President of the Jamestown Drag Racing Association. “Without the support of the city, airport, sponsors and racers, we probably wouldn’t be as big as we are.”
This year the JDRA will celebrate its 15th…
by Sabrina Hornung
Photos by Raul GomezLast Sunday we had our annual Best of the Best awards ceremony at The Plains Art Museum. we don’t mean to brag but we’re the area’s longest-running media poll, meaning we’ve been relying on you -- our…
by Sabrina Hornung
The moment of truth has arrived. After seven weeks of sampling and judging some of the finest libations in the area the results for this year’s Cocktail Showdown have arrived. Christopher Larson, Raul Gomez and Sabrina Hornung…
The High Plains Reader had the opportunity to chat with Goo Goo Dolls Bassist Robby Takac about their origins, their ever evolving sound, and the impact of “Iris.”High Plains Reader: You grew up in Buffalo New York. What was…
Fourteen years ago this month, entertainment icon Bob Hope died at age 100. Born in 1903, Hope performed in vaudeville and theatre in the 1920s and 30s, moved into radio and films in the 1930s, and by the 1940s was a major movie…
by Dima Vitanova
Shane Balkowitsch was nervous. He squatted under an inky shroud, gazing ahead above the rim of his eyeglasses. In front of him, hoisted on a modern tripod, was his accordion camera with its intense red bellows. Only steps away…
The Red River Zoo is inviting adults to gather their friends and tap into your wild side for one special night of fundraising. Zoo Brew is back again at 7pm on Thursday evening, July 27th, and with even more beer to sample than…