Grand Forks

Eating out in Grand Forks

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It’s not New York City or Los Angeles but Grand Forks, North Dakota, an average American city, and for the last 25 years Marilyn Hagerty has written Eatbeat, a column of restaurant reviews. The restaurants are truck stops, locally owned, fast food, and large restaurant chains, but for all the familiarity there is a story.

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It’s a cozy murder in A Tine To Live, A Tine To Die

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It was the most important harvest day for Cameron Flaherty’s organic farm-share program as thirty customers were coming to pick up their produce, but everything was almost ruined when Cam discovers her farmhand, Mike, had bought some pesticide. Lucky for Cam, he hadn’t used it on the plants, but it was the last straw for Mike…

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Coming-of-age in Whistling Past the Graveyard

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Nine-year-old Starla Claudelle is almost always in trouble or on the verge of being in trouble from her sassy mouth and temper. Starla lives with her grandmother who has just about had it with her. This year Starla is grounded from the Fourth of July celebrations, but she goes anyway. When the nine-year-old is caught she decides to run away…