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Guessing Quiz Answers and some other interesting facts
In connection with the previous articles about the Guessing Quiz and Immigration, here are the answers and some interesting facts you need to know about Germans and their travels to America. First...
4/11/14 at 8:07 AM
In School in Germany: Immigration 4/8/14 at 2:30 PM
In School in Germany: The Guessing Quiz 4/1/14 at 9:16 AM THE PERIPHERY
Mail Order Heroin
I once talked to a former drug addict who was a roadie for a rock-n-roll band. He shared about getting cocaine sent to him from his dealer back in LA when the band was on the road. "How do you send c...
9/24/13 at 8:04 AM
On Syria 8/28/13 at 11:34 AM THE NEW FORTY
More than a two day tour....
I have concluded from our brief Washington, DC trip that a byproduct of a two-day DC adventure is a recognition that you need to come back when you have more time. This is not a place that can be seen...
8/2/13 at 8:58 AM
Reflect... 7/30/13 at 9:42 PM
Freedom is not free. 4/29/13 at 8:58 PM STAFF BLOGCAPITOL CHATTER
Minnesotans of today to remember those who died in Civil War
By Don Davis Minnesota soldiers gave their lives on July 2, 1863, in the Civil Wars Battle of Gettysburg to buy fellow Union troops a few minutes, and up to 100 Minnesotans plan to remember the sacri...
6/25/13 at 5:36 PM
Minnesota history exhibit features dark episode 7/6/12 at 4:50 AM
Legislative notebook: Speed limit increase hits a speed bump 2/14/12 at 10:50 PM RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY
Assorted Church History News
Today, while taking a break, I came across some very intriguing articles that I share with you all here. I realize that is not why one comes to this site typically, but in this case, I hope you'll exc...
2/19/13 at 10:34 PM FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY
Battles on Ice: Continuing the outdoor hockey trend
TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska, will host the Mutual of Omaha Battles on Ice, an outdoor hockey doubleheader later today. First on the schedule, the Omaha Lancers take on their USHL rival, th...
Home Modifications for Veterans with Disabilities
Returning home for some military members means adjusting to a disability. For some who have aged with a service related disability, needs change over time. Whichever the case may be, there are progr...
2/4/13 at 10:20 AM SWEET CONCLUSIONS
Onward Christian Soldiers
Today is Remembrance Day - Veterans Day 2012. Gavin wrote a very fitting beautiful post earlier, Respectfully, we are almost there again. Below is part two of his post with a poem written by Gavin fro...
11/11/12 at 10:57 AM COME HOME AMERICA
More information about George McGovern's military service
I received the following email from John Meinhold, whoselate father Chief Master Sgt. RobertMeinhold served with George McGovern in the Fifteenth Air Force Command. John details some interesting and ...
10/29/12 at 10:33 AM
A man of peace, proud of his service 10/26/12 at 2:19 AM REPUBLIC INSIDER
Stan Adelstein gets 'interesting'
State Sen. Stan Adelstein has long been an interesting man. I have enjoyed interviewing him and he always has a good quote to offer. Stan is not your typical South Dakota Republican: He's an 81-year-...
9/26/12 at 5:41 PM
Kristi, meet Mr. Netanyahu 5/24/11 at 4:19 PM
McGovern on war and peace 11/17/10 at 4:59 PM CONCORDIA COLLEGE
Student’s Language Skills Essential at Library of Congress
Julia Cater 14, Midland, Texas, loves libraries. She also loves the German language. Her internship at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., allows her to indulge in both. Cater is making info...
Music Monday: “Some Nights” by Fun.
Some songs get your attention at the start of the very first note in the song. Some Nights by Fun. is one of the those songs. Take a listen for yourself by clicking here (warning: there is an F-bomb...
8/13/12 at 8:00 AM MSUM
The award-winning magazine launches 2012 issue
Monday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Minnesota State University Moorheads CMU Underground the 2012 issue of will be launched. The magazine will be projected on a screen, and the public is i...
Forecasting the War
At a recent speaking engagement I had the opportunity to have a brief but fascinating conversation with a World War II veteran that was a meteorologist in the Pacific Theatre during the war. Even wi...
4/6/12 at 8:47 AM FARGO SCHOOL TALK
What exactly is "Title I?"
Every so often in news stories or in school district communication, we hear the term Title I. What does it mean? What is its purpose? Title I originates from the first section of the Elementary and S...
3/20/12 at 11:02 AM
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