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Social Distancing: A Puzzling Development

Or, How I'm Turning Into My Mother

All this social distancing time is giving us time to cultivate new hobbies. It’s also making me realize I’m turning into my parents. We showed you the “puzzle swap” shed a woman in Maine created for her neighborhood to trade puzzles at a safe social distance. I hadn’t put a puzzle together in probably 15 years, but my mom has…

Health Experts Discuss How To Deal With Isolation And Family Tension Amid COVID-19

She encourages people to find a hobby at home, whether that is knitting, painting, or doing puzzles.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Mental health professionals say they’ve been kept busy with patients as the coronavirus creates tension between some families. “Family dynamic questions, how to deal with increased family stress, increase behavior from kids, lots of, lots of different things.,” says Christina Smestad, Mental Health Professional, The Village Family Service Center. They say it’s important for families to find…

Piecing Together a Tradition: Moorhead Public Library Holds Puzzle Exchange

The exchange takes place days before National Puzzle Day

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†Moorhead Public Library is putting the pieces together on a new tradition. People came to the library throughout the afternoon to drop off jigsaw puzzles and pick up some new ones as well. Some of the puzzle collectors say this gives people more chances to take up the hobby. Library workers had no idea their first ever puzzle…

Competition Heats Up in First Ever North Dakota Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament

Twenty teams were vying for first place including "Rest in Pieces," "Puzzle Posse," "What is a Puzzle?" and "Puzzlers on the Edge"

  WEST FARGO, N.D. —¬†The Red River Valley Fair has its traditions, but this year something a little different was added. KVRR’s Danielle Church pieces together for us how much everyone felt about the first ever North Dakota Jigsaw Puzzle Competition. Twenty teams had three hours to complete a 500-piece puzzle. “I love puzzles and I am a very competitive…