Ryan Johnson has been a Forum reporter since 2012 and previously wrote for the Grand Forks Herald.
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MARSHALL, Minn.—A frozen food company is boosting its frozen pizza business with two recent acquisitions. Schwan's Co., which was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Marshall, announced Monday, July 24, that it acquired Better Baked Foods and Drayton Foods from NE Foods Inc. It's the second acquisition in recent months as the company builds up its stake in the U.S. pizza market, according to a news release. Schwan's reported last month that it acquired MaMa Rosa's Pizza, a company based in Sidney, Ohio.
FARGO—Fashion retailer H&M will open its first store here next year—but it won't be in West Acres Shopping Center. The Swedish-based brand with thousands of stores around the world announced to The Fargo Forum on Tuesday, March 7, that it will open a 25,000-square-foot location at the forthcoming Fargo Outlets at Timber Creek in fall 2018.
FARGO — A Fargo-based women's clothing retailer will soon close about 140 stores across the country — including the Alexandria location — after filing for bankruptcy protection. Vanity Shop of Grand Forks Inc., which is headquartered in Fargo and operates its stores under the name Vanity, is seeking Chapter 11 protection, according to a voluntary petition for relief filed Wednesday, March 1, in the District of North Dakota U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Making a meal for the whole family can be the most stressful part of the holidays. But there are ways to cut down on baking and cooking without anyone noticing – and in some cases, it will result in something better than we could ever hope to make from scratch. Here are five helpful shortcuts to take when getting ready for the big meal this holiday season. CAN THAT PUMPKIN Pumpkin pie can be a pain to make, but it doesn’t have to be. Sure, it might impress the guests if they know you’ve scrubbed, cut, de-seeded, cleaned and