Away From Home: March 18, 2011

Stock says this photo was taken on the Las Vegas Strip, “just a few minutes after my son and his fiancé were married. We were walking down the Las Vegas strip to catch our limo ride for our dinner reservation when we ran into these two Elvises, who were more than happy to pose with us!” In the photo, from left, are Elvis, newlyweds Brad and Michelle Barstad, Cathy Stock, and Elvis.

  • Picture taker: Submitted by Cathy Stock, West Fargo
  • What: Elvis Wedding in Las Vegas Strip
  • When: February
  • Distance from Fargo: About 1,565 miles

Away From Home: March 04, 2011


Plessner says she doesn’t have to go far to see some snowboarders. But she says, “I wish I was younger to give it a try – but am not, so I just go to watch and take pictures!”

  • Picture taker: Katherine Plessner, Verona, N.D.
  • What: Snowboarding at Bear’s Den Mountain ski hill in Fort Ransom, N.D.
  • When: February 2011 for the “upright” boarder and February 2010 for the “upside down” boarder
  • Distance from Fargo:  About 75 miles

Plessner says she doesn’t have to go far to see some snowboarders. But she says, “I wish I was younger to give it a try – but am not, so I just go to watch and take pictures!”