Welcome to the first instalment of Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down.
This is a light-hearted feature intended to entertain. Would you like to give a thumb up to someone in the community or would you like to give a thumb down? Names can be mentioned for a thumb up but none for thumbs down please; after all, it Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down is meant to entertain.
Thumbs Up: To the person who found my money pouch outside Extra Foods and turned it in. I will certainly pay it forward.
Thumbs Up: To Stanley “Stash” Halluk and Bob Smith from What About Bob’s for their generous donation of comfy reading chairs for the library.
Thumbs Up: The Grand Forks Border Bruins, for doling out punishment in the form of an 8-3 win over the Chase Heat on Saturday.
Thumbs Up: City works for always having the trees so well groomed on Central Avenue along Perley Elementary.
Thumbs Up: City Works for putting up the Christmas decorations. ‘Tis the season to be jolly!
Thumbs Up: Organizers of gallery 2’s wine tasting for the tasty food, wine, spirits and beer and the beautiful decorations.
Thumbs Down: People that complain about frivolous things.
Thumbs Down: Poorly plowed sections of highway.
Thumbs Down: Drug dealers in Grand Forks and surrounding areas.
Thumbs Down: People that refuse to wear deodorant, especially when they are exercising.
– Would you like to give a thumb up or a thumb down? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your short quips, compliments or complaints. We could publish your anonymous submission. Attacks on specific businesses and people will not be published. Editor’s discretion will always be exercised. Please keep it tasteful.