Culture

​Frostival: heating up the F-M area

by Hee Han | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | January 26th, 2018

Let’s think about what we can do in this severe winter. Check your car battery if it’s still alive. Making sure you’re geared up to go outside.

There are a lot of things could happen, whether good or bad, because we don’t know what’s going to happen in foggy, snowy and windy conditions.

At this point, HPR would love to introduce something that can give you only happiness and extreme fun. Frostival invited all of us to “start with a weekend of games and activities during the…

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​Monitors and preserving your sight

by Chuck Solly | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | January 17th, 2018

When I was a young boy of five I was lucky enough to have a black and white TV in our house. I had a lot of friends in those day because I let the whole neighborhood come over on Saturday morning to watch cartoons.

I distinctly remember those days because my mother was constantly yelling at me to not sit so close to the TV because “you’ll ruin your eyesight.” Well, she was right (as usual), but it wasn’t the TV that did it, even though the resolution was horrible on those old…

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Inaugural Trans Support Gala

by Faye Seidler | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | January 17th, 2018

Tristate Transgender, a local trans support group, is putting on a Gala! What’s more, the proceeds of the gala will go towards directly supporting the trans community.

The event will be taking place on Friday, February 9th from 7pm to 1am. It will be at the Courtyard by Marriott Moorhead, which is just off the I-94, along 11th St S in Moorhead. It will be a 21+ event, so be sure to bring your IDs! The event itself is being sponsored by Tristate Transgender, with help from F-M Pride.

I…

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​End-of-year computer chores

by Chuck Solly | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 27th, 2017

You are a responsible person. I can tell by looking at your eyes as you read this. On April 15, you make sure to file your taxes. You go in for dental check-ups when the dentist sends you a note. You cross the street with the green light.

So if you’re so responsible in all these other aspects of your life, why aren’t you setting aside time to give your computer an annual once-over, too? The way everything runs through our computers, smartphones, and tablets these days, unchecked…

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​The first Fargo-Moorhead LGBTQ+ health clinic

by Faye Seidler | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 27th, 2017

I am currently working with a medical doctor and the non-profit Community Uplift Program, to create an LGBTQ+ focused healthcare clinic that is designed to keep costs low for patients. This will be the only clinic of its kind within a 250 mile radius of Fargo and I can’t easily put into words how important this will be for the community.

While our ultimate goal is a fully functional health center that can handle all the health needs of the LGBTQ+ community, we are far from having the…

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​New Year’s Eve Guide

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 27th, 2017

Saturday, December 30

It’s a good idea to get warmed up for New Year’s, and why not start a day ahead of time, at The Aquarium, 226 Broadway upstairs, at 7:30pm, to see Radio Free Fargo And Dan Ellenson Present: F-M Songwriters Circle. We’ve been waiting for this one, Radio Free Fargo's Holiday benefit jamboree: a showcase of some of FM's best singer-songwriters! Featuring Channing Minnema, Jason Stachowski, Scott Heidinger, Ethan Rooney, Landon Barta, Bobby Peterson, Lacey Guck…

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​Holly new year! A benefit revue for Holly Handful

by Hee Han | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 27th, 2017

Holly New Year-photo by Beloved PhotographyKetel Wonder, Burlesque Performer and Pole Fitness Instructor, is the first polesque performer in North Dakota. Wonder’s journey began when she was 23.

“I attended my very first burlesque show at the Aquarium. It was a Bad Weather Burlesque show, and afterward I approached the Alabaster Disaster about how I could be involved in the production. Lo and behold, they were hosting their very first amateur night two months later. After about two years, I began taking pole classes in Fargo…

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​Your holiday wine gift guide

by HPR Contributor | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 20th, 2017

Megan Bartholomay
megan.bartholomay@gmail.com

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a Grand Cru Burgundy. I wish! But unless you’ve been REAL good all year, you’re probably more likely to get a stocking full of coal.

Wine is always a great gift idea, especially during the holidays. Often people are flummoxed by what to purchase, so I get asked all the time, “What’s a good wine?”

And that’s a hard question. As a seller and lover of wine, I really try to get an…

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Christmas Spirits in Moorhead’s Comstock House

by Hee Han | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 13th, 2017

Comstock House - photograph provided by HCSCCThe Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County (HCSCC) has been dedicated to the preservation of the history of Clay County. Since their mission is “To collect, preserve, interpret, and share the history and culture of Clay County, Minnesota,” they have assumed the role of telling our local stories.

The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) shares our state’s history in meaningful ways, and contributes to historic preservation, education, and tourism.

Christmas is around the…

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​Wanna start a fight?

by Chuck Solly | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | December 13th, 2017

Ask your computer friends which spreadsheet application is the best and you will probably get into a fight.

Spreadsheets are pretty boring, but are a necessary part of your computer life that you should at least have a passing knowledge of.

The definition of “spreadsheet” is as follows: a table of data arranged in columns and rows, often used in business and financial applications.

Spreadsheet software programs are widely used computer applications that allow the user to organize…

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