By Sue Balcom
Farmers, school food service directors, health department officials and the general public are invited to be a part of a farm food safety audit 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Eden McLeod’s Farm,, 84 11th St NW McClusky ND. This field tour is FREE and open to the public.
Posted in Community, Current Affairs
Tagged August 9, Event, farmers, FARRMS, food, free, health, Keith Knudson, public, service, Sue Balcom, Thursday
BISMARCK—Some landowners in the Oil Patch say the State of North Dakota must stop ignoring major problems with current pipeline development while it promotes more oil pipelines as called for by the recent Governor’s pipeline summit.
Posted in Community, Current Affairs, Land, Politics
Tagged Alliance Pipeline, Bismarck, Dakota Resource Council, DRC, environment, farming, food, Future, government, Jack Dalrymple, Keystone, landowners, nature, news, North Dakota, Oil Patch, Pipeline, Pipeline Summit, politics, ranching, TransCanada, water
By Sue B. Balcom
Everyone eats. Family traditions and ethic backgrounds may steer the types of foods we love but eating has evolved considerably since grandma’s day.
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Tagged America by Food, Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts, Dec, Dec 2, December, eat, Event, exhibit, food, German, heritage, historical, history, Main Street Key Ingredients, Medina, New Rockford, North Dakota Humanities Council, Nov, November, Oct, Oct 20, October, October 20, Russian, Smithsonian, Sue B. Balcom
Photo by Sue Erickson
Info by Kate Herzog
Ribfest is back! The annual Rip-Roarin’ Ribfest will be back in Bismarck June 14 – 16 in Lot D of the Civic Center parking lot. Ribfest is a Downtowners event created to stimulate interest and excitement in the downtown area and bring the Bismarck community together.
Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Food, Games, Music
Tagged $5, Barbecue, BBQ, beef, Bismarck, brisket, bull ride, Civic Center, downtown, Event, food, June 14, June 15, June 16, pork, Ribfest
By Linda Garding
Kobe's sign in front of restaurant in Pinehurst Plaza.
In May, 2011 Kobe’s Steakhouse and Sushi Bar opened in the Pinehurst Plaza in Bismarck. The Kobe’s restaurant was familiar to some local residents as there has been a Kobe’s in Fargo for quite some time. In fact, it turns out that one of the reasons Kobe’s opened in Bismarck was due to the requests and suggestions from numerous out-of-area customers. After listening to these requests, it was decided that locating another Kobe’s in the middle of North Dakota made sense.
Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Food
Tagged Bismarck, food, hibachi, Japanese, Kobe's, local, Pinehurst Plaza, restaurant, Steakhouse, Sushi, Sushi Bar, teppanyaki, Tony Anderson
By Karen Van Fossan
Here I sit on the east-bound Empire Builder, next to a scowling woman whose duffel bag is enjoying an angry portion of my foot space. She pretended to be asleep across two entire seats – hers and potentially mine – before I politely exclaimed, “Excuse me,” and claimed one of the only available seats in this crowded train car. I could have chosen a place by any number of groggy men; I could have awakened other disingenuous female sleepers. But this one I chose simply because her face wasn’t hidden behind one of those popular blankets with the tassels tied together. Continue reading
Posted in Columnists, Karen Van Fossan
Tagged Amtrak, column, flatbread, food, GRE, Karen Van Fossan, lefse, Norwegian, potatoes, prose-poetry
By Stacy Sturm
To coincide with Valentine’s Day, February is national Love Without Fear month. Love is a many splendid thing, but sometimes relationships could go wrong. In 2005, 1,181 women in the United States were murdered by an intimate partner (Bureau of Justice Statistics). That’s an average of three women every day. According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, which includes crimes that were not reported to the police, 232,960 women in the U.S. were raped or sexually assaulted in 2006. That’s more than 600 women every day. Approximately 36 North Dakota women and men have died as a result of domestic violence. Continue reading
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Tagged 10th, AARC, Abused Adult Resource Center, Bismarck Municipal Country Club, dining, Event, February, food, Love Without Fear, Seven Course Meal, Stacy Sturm, Valentine's Day, Victimization