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Legislative notebook: Legislature approves freezing college tuitions
By Danielle Killey and Don Davis A bill funding Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and the University of Minnesota systems freezes tuitions. Senators passed the bill 44-22 and the House 76-56 ...
5/17/13 at 8:45 PM Legislative notebook: House, Senate look to the sun for power 5/8/13 at 8:29 AM
Legislative notebook: Bullying bill OK'd 5/6/13 at 7:10 PM
Picture of the Week
During the April David Kraemer weekend, David told an interactive story to the children. The story was about a farmer (Chris Tuders) and a very stubborn turnip (Mike Headrick). Here, Chris the Farmer...
5/17/13 at 8:42 AM
Curfews and summer safety
With the end of the school year fast approaching, it is not too early to start thinking about what our children will be doing with the freedom that comes with summer. While we all want to be able to t...
5/16/13 at 9:46 AM Spring Arts Fling coming to Bluestem 5/14/13 at 2:18 PM
Davies seniors named 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars 5/13/13 at 3:00 PM
Students: tour the mine, eat free food!
Each year, as part of their youth education program, Dakota Valley Electric and Basin Electric Power Cooperative offer assistance to school districts wishing to tour the Antelope Valley coal-based gen...
5/15/13 at 11:42 AM Congratulations to Hallie Anderson, $1,000 scholarship winner! 4/1/13 at 3:57 PM
Demand for library services increases as Oil Patch population grows
WILLISTON, N.D. The oil boom has prompted demand for library services here to quadruple, and the Williston Community Library is changing to meet the needs of its new population. Job-seekers and oil ...
5/14/13 at 12:08 PM Faces of the Boom: N.D. provides math instructor with a solution 4/29/13 at 11:38 AM
Mandaree students get hands-on lessons on oil 3/8/13 at 11:53 AM
Chickens Don't Do That
FromStart Your Week with Steve, theweekly newsletterof Steve Henderson Fine Art: Steve Says: "From everything our son, the family expert on chickens, has read, certain breeds go broody and hatch c...
5/13/13 at 6:52 PM Chickens, Dishwashing, and Keynesian Economics 5/10/13 at 2:48 PM
Light and Hope versus Darkness and Despair 5/6/13 at 5:53 PM
UND’s Kelsey Lindberg will graduate with a master’s degree in kinesiology Saturday and start her dream job June 1
After blazing through an intense four-year program of study including three summers Kelsey Lindberg collected a dual degree: nursing and physical education, exercise science and wellness. Then, whi...
5/10/13 at 1:18 PM UND professor publishes textbook on philosophy and education 5/9/13 at 9:10 AM
UND’s Al Palmer attends major UAS conference in Turkey 4/10/13 at 4:18 PM
Moorhead High Theater Students to be Honored June 3
Moorhead High and its musical theatre students will be honored at the Hennepin Trust's SpotLight Musical Theatre Program. The eighth annual SpotLight Showcase will take place at 7 p.m., Monday, June 3...
5/8/13 at 5:40 PM TWO FINAL SHOWS ON THANKSGIVING WEEKEND OF THE MUSICAL COMEDY "THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE" 11/19/12 at 8:08 PM
ENJOY ZANY COMEDY AT MOORHEAD HIGH THEATER THIS WEEKEND! 11/17/12 at 10:07 AM
It is that time of year again - grading time. I always enter this period with optimism, but about halfway in my optimism starts to degrade and I begin thinking of quicker, less painful ways to grade. ...
5/6/13 at 9:54 PM Wired differently... 4/2/13 at 10:12 PM
Educate abortion away... 3/24/13 at 11:45 AM
Poet Zepper discusses writing with Moorhead High students
Kevin Zepper, associate professor of English at Minnesota State University Moorhead, shared his thoughts on writing poetry and all things creative with Moorhead High School creative writing students d...
5/3/13 at 4:51 PM Two Moorhead Destination Imagination teams advance to Global Finals 4/29/13 at 12:00 PM
Moorhead High speech team earns most medals at state tournament 4/22/13 at 2:43 PM
Paralegal professor authors national textbook
Richard N. Jeffries, an adjunct professor for the Personal Injury class in the Paralegal Department at MSUM, has authored a revolutionary new textbook on torts and personal injury. The textbook, pub...
5/3/13 at 2:58 PM MSUM students participate in Arrowhead Model United Nations 4/25/13 at 2:27 PM
Rinita Dalan to teach course for archaeologists in Verulamium 4/18/13 at 2:05 PM
NBC news on Fargo Flood fight "Mother Nature knows how to throw a party"
Thanks to all the student volunteers and all the others that helped make and now deploy these sandbags to protect for a major flood. THANK YOU! Here's a clip on NBC Nightly news yesterday and on Toda...
4/27/13 at 11:00 AM Bruins show up strong at Sandbag Central with 90,000 bags! 4/23/13 at 6:17 AM
Eagles soar with 112,000 bags! 4/19/13 at 8:33 PM
This is only a test.
This has been an unusual week for us. Instead of staying at home mornings to "do school", I have been driving the kids to the school Leah attended for kindergarten and 1st grade. This has been "testin...
4/17/13 at 2:12 PM How on earth am I gonna teach Algebra?! 4/1/13 at 10:13 AM
In case you were wondering how it's going... 3/22/13 at 1:23 PM
Unique Bismarck arts event Thursday fosters natural inclusion, self-esteem
NDAD has become a contributing sponsor of "Art Without Limits - Zot Artz," a unique event in Bismarck this Thursday (April 11). It's a distinct opportunity to get a taste of inclusive arts, using u...
4/10/13 at 11:36 AM Wallbangers wheelchair basketball practices return to Grand Forks 10/18/12 at 8:59 AM
Construction Trades Academy slated for June 3-14 at MN State Community and Technical College
The Herdina Academy for Construction Trades will be June 3-14, 2013, at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead. The two-week session runs 8 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday...
4/2/13 at 2:24 PM HBA hosts keynote on generational differences in the workplace 3/7/13 at 6:27 PM