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As I recall: Fargo-Moorhead Open Forum brought famous perspectives

October 8, 2011 in INFORUM

When the Fargo-Moorhead Open Forum was deactivated by its board of directors in 1967, it had been an educational presence in the community since 1930. Continue Reading

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Halgrimson: Centers help track down Clay County history

September 24, 2011 in INFORUM

Last week we looked at some of the places in Cass County where people can access historical records, documents and articles.
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Halgrimson: Sampling new eateries in the Twin Cities

September 20, 2011 in INFORUM

Usually when I visit the Twin Cities, I tend to want to visit the same restaurants I’ve been to before and liked. But on a recent, brief sojourn we sampled four new places in two days.
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Halgrimson: Organizations can help with historical research

September 17, 2011 in INFORUM

For those interested in digging into the history of our area and the families who have lived here, the following organizations are some places to satisfy your curiosity: Continue Reading

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Halgrimson: ‘Illegal’ cookies worth doing time

September 6, 2011 in INFORUM

“When I opened the door my home was redolent of cinnamon and cloves. I was baking molasses cookies. The anxiety kindling in my overburdened mind demanded the kind of psychopharmaceutical relief that could be obtained only in the kitchen, and I’d stopped at the supermarket on the way home to stock up on illegal substances: butter, sugar, molasses, eggs. The orderly steps of cookie baking had freed my mind to meander.” Continue Reading

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Halgrimson: Fargo woman chronicled tales of WWI nurses

August 27, 2011 in INFORUM

Angela Green was a nurse by training. Born in Brainerd, Minn., in 1886, she attended Northern Plains Beneficial Association Hospital, graduating in 1907. She married Paul T. Boleyn in 1911, and a son was born in 1914. Continue Reading

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Halgrimson: Put locally grown carrots to use in savory soups

August 23, 2011 in INFORUM

I love carrots.
And while the orange vegetables are available year-round, the best ones are locally grown and available now. Continue Reading

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Halgrimson: Fargo’s Boleyn girl wrote stories of pioneer women

August 13, 2011 in INFORUM

When I first went to work as The Forum’s librarian in 1972, I came across a clipping with a photo of a woman I thought looked familiar. And she was, in a way. It was an article about my great-grandmother. Continue Reading

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Halgrimson: Cold soups for summer’s heat

August 9, 2011 in INFORUM

Cold soup isn’t always vichyssoise or gazpacho, and during the hot weather we’ve had this summer, I’ve been experimenting with other cold soups. Continue Reading

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As I Recall: Furnishing old Broadway

July 31, 2011 in INFORUM

On the occasion of its 25th anniversary in 1933, Bergstrom and Crowe Furniture company announced a silver anniversary sale.
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