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Legislative notebook: Care provider union debate sets Senate record
By Don Davis Minnesota senators set a modern-day record for debating a single bill Tuesday night and Wednesday morning before voting to give childcare providers and personal care attendants the right ...
5/15/13 at 7:59 PM Legislative notebook: Senate backs gasoline tax hike 5/11/13 at 11:15 AM
Legislative notebook: Bullying bill OK'd 5/6/13 at 7:10 PM
UND to recognize Bismarck student as North Dakota and University Student Employee of the Year Friday, April 26
Kayla Ekart, a University of North Dakota senior from Bismarck, N.D., has been named North Dakota and her schools Student Employee of the Year. Ekart will be recognized at 3 p.m., Friday, April 26, ...
4/25/13 at 12:00 PM
Graphic communications student earns advertising scholarship
Congratulations to graphic communications student Juan Reyes who received the Larry Gauper Advertising Creativity Scholarship February 22. Reyes earned the $500 scholarship for demonstrating excepti...
2/27/13 at 12:53 PM International students to participate in MSUM Sash Ceremony 5/8/12 at 9:10 AM
'Inside-out' smiles possible during tonight's benefit for cancer-battling Forks mom
By Mike Brue Loyal. Organized. Outdoorsy. Stubborn? Ohhh, yeah, said brother-in-law Kyle Sullivan, chuckling at the thought. Hardworking. Heartwarming. Helpful, at a moments notice, often without n...
2/9/13 at 3:00 AM
Why won't Noem debate at the State Fair?
Offering a politician a microphone, a stage and a large crowd is usually akin to providing steak to a hungry lion. They're all over it in an instant. Which brings us to the unusual matter of Rep. Kri...
8/16/12 at 12:42 PM That olâ€™ bipartisan feeling 1/25/11 at 1:21 PM
Reaction to the State of the Union 1/28/10 at 4:09 AM
Religious Freedoms and Christianity in the West
Well, religious freedom, a topic I've covered elsewhere on the blog, continues to be an item that makes the news. For those who are interested in this larger, ongoing socio-religio discussion, I link ...
7/25/12 at 11:25 PM
The Bridges of Chippewa County, Wisconsin (USA)
The last of the three part Wisconsin bridge tour takes us to Chippewa County. With 62,415 residents according to the latest US Census survey, the county is part of the greater Eau Claire economic me...
6/15/12 at 6:04 PM The Bridges of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (USA) 5/29/12 at 4:25 PM
Ambridge-Woodlawn Bridge to be rehabbed. A step in the right direction for preserving Pennsylvania's (remaining) historic bridges? 3/16/12 at 7:31 PM
The Problem with Soccer in Germany Part 2: Fan Behavior- How the German Soccer Leagues should crack down on fan violence
Going to a soccer game on a Saturday at a German soccer stadium is a ritual for at least 10 million fans. For 90 minutes they enjoy the company of their friends and family, cheering for their favori...
6/7/12 at 4:30 AM Happy Children’s Day 6/1/12 at 4:55 PM
2012: The Year of Reckoning 1/4/12 at 7:12 AM
District announces new Davies principal
The Fargo Public Schools announces today that Troy Cody has been named to the position of principal at Davies High School to begin the 2012-13 school year. Cody, who has been an assistant principal an...
5/8/12 at 8:55 AM
Food, Shelter, Hope, since 1922
The Union Gospel Mission provides food, shelter, hope to people in our community. They have a website: www.duluth-ugm.org/ Their address is: 219 East First Street Duluth, MN 55802 The hours they a...
4/23/12 at 5:34 PM How Can You Help The Mission? 7/26/11 at 5:47 PM
Union Gospel Mission 7/25/11 at 8:51 PM
The questions are about Jimmy Mullin yet his answers lean more towards his team. And in these answers Mullin is proving he's paid attention to everything he's learned his freshman year at Miami (Ohio...
3/22/12 at 12:00 PM
Spring fishing kicks into gear
Wow, talk about a fast transition from ice fishing to open water fishing. Sue Kaiser from Ceasons Bait and Tackle in Crookston called this morning and left a message that Maple Lake, Union Lake and L...
3/20/12 at 2:42 PM Agassiz Audubon Society receives $1,100 grant for Community Nest Watch project 3/9/12 at 11:04 AM
Escape From D.C.
When I referenced the classic movie "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" earlier today, I was merely trying to inject some humor into our travel troubles. Well, it has now become a self-fulfilling prophe...
1/27/11 at 11:34 AM I Can't Believe I Was There 1/26/11 at 8:32 AM
State of the Union Address 1/25/11 at 4:41 PM
North Dakota delegation reacts to Obama’s 2nd SOTU
FARGO - Following President Barack Obama's second State of the Union address tonight, members of North Dakota's congressional delegation were among those to share their impressions of the speech. The...
1/26/11 at 12:50 AM Hoeven joins bipartisan movement for tonight’s SOTU 1/25/11 at 6:05 PM
White House invites citizens’ questions after State of the Union 1/21/11 at 5:35 PM
Looks like another State of the Union
I'm sitting at home with my laptop on my lap and the president of the United States on the TV. It's State of the Union time. Below are my thoughts, with timestamps in central time. Feel free to add y...
1/25/11 at 9:17 PM