Northern Days Gone By: Oh, you shouldn’t have

December 1, 2018
When Christmas Eve was upon us our family gathered to celebrate with a meal. We exchanged gifts before eating.  Often, as  the gifts were exchanged, someone would exclaim, “Oh, you shouldn’t have.” This troubles me even now as I think ...

Family and frosting

December 1, 2018
‘Granny’ and ‘the girls’ build special tradition
The cookie decorating crew in 2017 included (standing L to R) Amy Brix, Holly Brandt, Heidi Korb, Alison Karasch, Tara Hayward, (front L to R) Becky Dillon and Jean Shepherd. Contributed photo
With ...

A Magical Medora Christmas returns

November 1, 2018
Those who have attended the shows in Medora, North Dakota, understand the “magic of Medora.” For the last few years, that magic has been brought on the road in the form of A Magical Medora Christmas, a traveling Christmas ...

Gallery: Living Navitity brings out hundreds in Arlington

January 7, 2013
The Christian Community Task Force in Arlington had another successful Drive By Living Nativity in Arlington last month as part of the Arli Dazzle celebration.
Dozens and dozens of volunteers chipped in to make the Living Nativity a big event. ...

Home for the Holidays

December 28, 2012
The Lawson family, of Fergus Falls, got a special Christmas present this holiday season that was too big to wrap and didn’t fit under the Christmas tree.
Dan, his wife, Christine, and their three children, Isaiah, Isabelle and Benjamin, got ...

Swanville man takes Christmas decor to a whole new level

November 28, 2012
    After making 17 trips to England, it’s not too surprising that lifelong Swanville resident Lowell Drager is influenced by that country when it comes to decorating his home. It’s never more true than when he’s decorating for Christmas.
His living ...