By Sabrina Hornung
Lehr Mayor and Council Members Donate City Salaries To Save Legion Hall
Every rural community has at least one social space that holds multiple generations of memories and has remained a social pillar in the community. The Legion Hall in Lehr, North Dakota, to be more specific, Klaus Becker Post 285.
Lehr is located in the south-central part of the state, and according to the last census, has a population of 64. The town also prides itself on being the…
By Lonna Whiting
When we talk about the healthcare system being broken or failing us, what does that actually mean?
It’s a question I’ve been grappling with since 2013 when my mom was diagnosed with early-onset dementia. Almost immediately after her diagnosis, my family was inundated with calls, emails, paperwork—all questioning the validity of her illness; the validity of her basic life needs.
At age 61, she was too young to receive Medicare benefits and still…
Featuring Pro Champion Dominic Garrini, Kevin Ku, Arik Cannon, and former WWE Superstar Ariya Daivari
By John Showalter
Is there a more wholesome American pastime than watching people hit each other with folding chairs and slam each other through tables? There is no denying that professional wrestling has been drawing crowds for years with its over-the-top antics and larger-than-life…
By Theresa L. Goodrich
It was day ten of our epic southwest road trip and we’d made it to Arizona. After camping in Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, and New Mexico, we were exhausted, but fortunately our night in Winslow was gloriously uneventful.
We booked a cheap motel instead of camping as originally planned, found a local pizza buffet, and by eight o’clock I was in bed.
GLORIOUS, I tell you.
Before we left Winslow I made – ahem, I mean, I nicely asked my husband, Jim,…
By Sabrina Hornung
17 June 2021
The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) will be providing 60 college students from 44 colleges across America with up to almost $900,000. The 2021 Class of Astronaut Scholars will be presented during ASF’s Innovators Gala taking place on August 14, 2021, at the Hilton Orlando.
One of those students is Ashley North Dakota native Katie Schmidt. Schmidt graduated from Ashley High School in 2019 and is currently a student at NDSU with an…
By Ashlee Nordquist
I've come to the conclusion that not everyone understands why my brother and I went on ventilators for covid and what that means. As I survived and my brother SO FAR is improving, I can make jokes and talk very straightforwardly about the condition without becoming a wreck. So here's some education.
1) You don't get to pick to be on a ventilator. We didn't pay extra to sleep through our symptoms.
2) Jacob and I both developed ARDS (acute respiratory distress…
by Devin Joubert
It’s that beautiful time of the year that’s filled with seasonal decorations, sparkly lights, warm family gatherings, and delicious feasts. I love everything about this time of the year from pumpkin cookies and pies to family time and traditions on Thanksgiving and then Christmas. And of course, let’s not forget about the Christmas work parties. If you are anything like me, you love this time of the year too, but it can be a bit harder…
By Melissa Martin
Think back to one of your worst small decisions. Then answer the following questions:
How did you make the decision?
What happened after the decision?
When did you know it was the worst decision?
What did you learn from making the wrong decision?
One of my worst decisions was purchasing a water heater without reading Consumer Reports. After myriad cold showers and money poured down the drain to have it fixed, I retired it to the great recycling…
By Melissa Martin
And they lived “happily ever after.” Many people in the U.S. believe in love and matrimony, but marriage takes consistent effort and time to weather the ups and downs.
According to a 2013 Pew Research Center survey, 88 percent of Americans cited love as the main reason to marry with making a lifelong commitment and companionship, respectively.
What are top issues that may cause conflict in marriages?
Communication. Marriage doesn’t come…
By Melissa Martin
“I’m sorry” are two vital words to be used in relationships because human beings are imperfect people living in imperfect environments.
Ask yourself the following questions: Am I an under-apologiser or an over-apologiser? Am I a balanced-apologiser? Do you refuse to apologize when you’re absolutely in the wrong? It’s been my experience that many individuals answer these questions with “It depends on the person I am with…
By Olivia Slyteroslyter.firstname.lastname@example.orgPhotos by Sabrina HornungFor months, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has been asking the heavy question “Should the 1973 ruling of Roe v. Wade be overturned?” On May 2nd,…
By Rick Gionrickgion@gmail.comPhoto by Rick GionAs you may have read, the Hotel Donaldson and the Hodo Lounge are transitioning to the ownership group that runs the Blarney Stone Irish Pubs in North Dakota. Although feelings seem…
By Kris Gruberperriex1@gmail.comSpring is here (mostly), and our area is buzzing with people eager to get back out and about -- many newly vaccinated and feeling a bit safer. Partnering with Jade Events, Fargo Brewing is just…