FARGO — The first rays of sun begin to creep into the inky night sky. Off in the distance, a figure emerges, crunching its way through the early morning frost that covers the ground of an untouched field. The magnificent creature lifts its head, displaying a rack that almost blocks out the peaceful morning sunrise.
A beautiful dusting of white layers itself on the ground, the tree is trimmed and presents are wrapped, all that is left to do is put together the treats that will lull your guests into their post-dinner food coma. But with all the delicious options out there, what will make the cut? Bust out your mixer and tie up your apron, because we have the top seven Christmas cookies in North Dakota and northern Minnesota laid out, with all the good and the bad, down to the last sprinkle.
FARGO — The end of the calendar year marks the beginning of "season's eatings" and the beginning of many people's guilty trips to the gym to work off those few extra pounds that seem to stick to them during this time each year. Here's some good news: when it comes to holiday weight gain, the amount really isn't as much as one would think. In fact, the average weight gain during the holiday season is only about one pound.
FARGO — The Medora Musical has hit the road for its third annual Magical Medora Christmas tour with a planned stop here Dec. 4 and 5 at Fargo South High School. "A Magical Medora Christmas" will feature five of the top performers to have graced the stage of the Burning Hills Amphitheater in a Christmas special that guarantees to put you in the holiday spirit. Justin Fisk, marketing and communications director for the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, says that this year will be different than past performances.
FARGO — From August through November along the Minnesota-North Dakota border, semis carrying loads of crops head to elevators en route to feeding the world. Driving those trucks, a few overlooked harvest workers are just trying to make it in the world doing what they love — all while working toward a degree that will one day help them do just that.
FARGO -- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has recognized three North Dakota schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017. Kindred Elementary School, Legacy Elementary School in West Fargo, and Longfellow Elementary School in Fargo, were among 342 schools in the U.S. that received this honor for being exemplary high performing schools.