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US, European officials question Facebook's protection of personal data
Fargo woman aims for the stars in the world of quilting
The show goes on for the Fritz--for now: Aging UND auditorium needs expensive work with future uncertain
Girls step into Cub Scout packs
A mom suspected her teen daughter was dating a 45-year-old. Police found them together in Mexico.
crime and courts
Fight breaks out after Minn. high school game
Patriots acquire former Vikings WR Patterson
Amy Olson aces hole, finishes 13th in LPGA event
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: Without Minnesota, North Dakota, NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Harden, Rockets hold off Timberwolves
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Steve Stark cartoon: Ultra run
Heitkamp: For rural America, a win against red tape
Letter: ND Legislators are trying to eliminate the state's ballot measure process
Omdahl: Addressing immigration with crocodile tears
Letter: Protecting the international affairs budget is crucial to reducing global poverty
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Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
Public invited to annual Shanley musical March 23-25
North Fargo alum comes home in 'Disney on Ice presents Frozen'
Irish dancing 101: And why are their arms straight?
CBS tentatively sets March 25 for airing '60 Minutes' interview with Stormy Daniels
COLUMN: Let the market decide: Organic and economics
Study from Minnesota group criticizes federal crop insurance
Watch your ears! Farmers still suffer hearing loss
Fairview Colony unveils 6,000-head pig barn complex
Mexican agribusinesses express concern about NAFTA
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No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
It's baacck! Modern perms offer wave and texture
Away from Home: Hue, Vietnam
Mid-century modern home honors history in chic style
‘Staged-fright’: It’s not as easy to stage your home as you might think
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November 15, 2017
Happy 5 years! Lost Italian celebrates anniversary with look back
Today marks the fifth anniversary of this column, and Tony, Gio and I wish to thank you for being part of our lives for the past five years....
November 15, 2017 - 8:40am
November 14, 2017
There's more to pumpkin than pie ... 3 recipes to try
The humble pumpkin appears each fall as jack-o-lanterns on our Halloween doorsteps and in beloved pie at our Thanksgiving feasts. But there's...
November 14, 2017 - 10:10am
November 9, 2017
Tasting cookie dough is hazardous for new reasons
Do you ever taste cookie dough? Licking the mixing spoon or pinching a chunk of batter from the bowl can be tempting. If you said "Yes, I taste...
November 9, 2017 - 7:50am
November 8, 2017
Impress everyone this holiday season with Festive Pomegranate Salad
The holidays are fast approaching, and this pre-season lull is the perfect time to start planning your menus for the upcoming festivities. Pomegranates...
November 8, 2017 - 8:55am
November 1, 2017
Warm up this winter with hearty beef and barley soup
In my previous life as a cruise director with Clipper Cruise Line, one of my very favorite dishes was the Beef with Barley Soup. Since retiring...
November 1, 2017 - 9:16am
October 26, 2017
Keeping it simple: Pecan ghost cookies for the Halloween win
FARGO — With Halloween just days away (and the fact that I was baking on Friday the 13th), I should have taken it as an omen when I ran...
October 26, 2017 - 9:10am
October 25, 2017
Column: The easy way to make pizza at home
Do you recall your first experience with pizza? The first time I tried pizza, at about age 5, I was not sold on it. In fact, I couldn't imagine...
October 25, 2017 - 9:06am
Making homemade chicken stock is not as hard as you may think
Soup season is here, and every fall we hail its arrival by preparing a big batch of Homemade Chicken Stock. Making stock from scratch is easy,...
October 25, 2017 - 8:13am
October 18, 2017
Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
The winter squash season is upon us, and butternut is our personal favorite among the varieties currently in abundance. Butternut is known for...
October 18, 2017 - 8:06am
October 12, 2017
The Sioux Chef revitalizes Native American cuisine
FARGO — There's something special about eating the way your ancestors did. I remember one Christmas, my sister and I chose to make an authentic...
October 12, 2017 - 11:39am
October 11, 2017
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
Baking is one of my passions, and I am always looking for an excuse to don my apron, heat up my oven and put my mixer to work. And when that...
October 11, 2017 - 8:15am
October 4, 2017
Make your own English Muffin Toasting Bread at home
All last winter I kept hearing about this amazing English Muffin Toasting Bread my parents were making while wintering in sunny Florida. Unable...
October 4, 2017 - 8:45am
September 27, 2017
In a pickle over a side dish? Try something fermented - your gut will thank you
Recently, I was eating in a restaurant in another state, and a server placed a plate of crunchy cucumber slices sprinkled with dill weed in front...
September 27, 2017 - 10:27am
Roasted vegetable medley packed with flavor and nutrition
A few summers ago, instead of planting our own garden, we joined a local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and began receiving weekly boxes...
September 27, 2017 - 9:09am
September 21, 2017
Oozing with fall flavors: Spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
FARGO — As fall hits, millions of Americans immerse themselves in all things pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice mania began in 2003, when Starbucks...
September 21, 2017 - 10:04am