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In School In Germany: Strange American Accent
  Friday afternoon in an English Fachdidaktik (English subject teaching) Course at the university. Our first meeting of the semester brought forth a lot of impressions of our first two weeks ...
Heat Island No Match
There were many impressive statistics from this past winter. There are two in particular that caught my attention and these were both Chicago and the Twin Cities recording a Top 10 coldest winter on r...
3/18/14 at 7:49 AM
Reversed Months 4/24/12 at 12:50 PM ADDICTED TO RUNNING
Making miles
Over the weekend, my friends over at the Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon capped about 16 months of planning for the inaugural race weekend. By all appearances, it turned out to be a pretty good event with be...
10/14/13 at 6:05 PM
The best is yet to come 10/9/12 at 11:37 PM
Cruise control 6/11/12 at 9:05 AM THE NEW FORTY
Dazed and confused...
Today, while all my windows were open in the house, I heard the wafting sounds of 70s and 80s rock from a neighbor's house. This is a neighbor that I would guess to be a bit older than me (but let me ...
5/15/13 at 11:15 PM FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY
Nine UND alumni compete for the Stanley Cup
The best time of the year for hockey fans begins tonight: the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The question on everyone's mind is quite obviously "Who will raise the Cup?" Will it be the President's Trophy-wi...
4/30/13 at 6:16 PM
Perspectives on the proposed NHL realignment 3/1/13 at 8:31 PM PEACE GARDEN MAMA
memorable mondays: the band chicago and the rising river
This weekend was slated to be a quiet one. With the soccer season delayed, it looked to be a weekend of singing for a funeral and Mass and maybe cleaning out the van (still on the list). Then Friday ...
4/29/13 at 12:02 AM
writing wednesdays: thief river falls + author heidi schlumpf 5/18/10 at 4:48 PM STAFF BLOGREGGIE TALES
What Are The Vikings Doing?
          If someone knows what the Vikings are doing, will you please let me know? For a team with the most pathetic receiving corps in modern-day football, they...
3/12/13 at 12:25 PM
Oprah 2/22/11 at 12:08 PM
Big Day in Minnesota 8/18/10 at 8:15 AM SIOUX FOOTBALL
Speculation Alert: Tim Tibesar to Chicago Bears?
With the recently named hire of Marc Trestman as head coach for the Chicago Bears, the speculation can begin about former UND All-American linebacker and D-coordinator Tim Tibesar being added to the s...
GPA Week 17 Recap
Gregors Packer Analysis Week 17 Recap In this issue Chicago wins, then loses Packers blow the two seed, but they do knock out the Bears The Chicago Bears needed to beat the Detroit Lions on Sund...
1/1/13 at 8:45 AM
GPA Week 17 Preview 12/28/12 at 7:47 AM
GPA Week 16 Preview 12/21/12 at 9:59 AM BEST FRIENDS ND
Thank you University of Illinois at Chicago
Thank you to a wonderful ASB (Alternative Spring Break) group from the University of Illinois at Chicago who visited Dickinson last week and volunteered throughout the community. The ten UIC students...
12/26/12 at 1:02 PM A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM SLOWING THE RACING MIND
Well Done, Mayor Menino!
I want to be a public official someday so that all of the mistakes I make can be swept under the rug by saying, I make mistakes all the time. Thats a Bender-ism. In fact, why wait until I am a public ...
7/27/12 at 7:30 AM SLIGHTLY CHILLED
In John Marks' mind, none of this makes any sense. The Fargo Force head coach said Saturday he was surprised defenseman and now-former team captain Brian Cooper (Nebraska-Omaha) only went in the fift...
6/26/12 at 11:48 AM
That Heat... 5/30/12 at 11:22 AM
Time Is Running Out... 4/24/12 at 2:12 PM ARLENE COCO'S PRAIRIE KITCHEN
My Top 10 Meals to Freeze for Later
Even the most enthusiastic cook can get kitchen fatigue. Stocking your freezer with delicious ready to heat meals can save you when you have one of those "There's no way I'm cooking tonight" days. I t...
4/17/12 at 7:34 AM
Entertaining At Home: Steakhouse Chopped Salad 2/28/11 at 7:15 AM ALL ABOUT FOOD
Breakfast at Green City Market -- The Best Ever!
Located along the south end of Lincoln Park along Clark Avenue, Chicago's Green City Market bustled with activity on Saturday morning. Young parents pulling wagons loaded with children eating an appl...
10/10/11 at 9:27 AM
I'm Smiling Now Risotto 3/13/11 at 1:53 PM
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