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WATCH D.O.G.S. invade north side elementary
An idea to get fathers more involved in the school their child attends has taken hold in a northside elementary, thanks to an employee at a southside one. Laura Sokolofsky, counselor at Jefferson El...
5/10/13 at 8:37 AM Class Act: seniors sharing wisdom, talents with young learners 4/15/13 at 8:30 AM
Presidents, prognosticators make appearances in FPS buildings 11/7/12 at 12:56 PM
Both the Forest and the Trees
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. ~ Greek Proverb Washington Conservation District (WCD) first began its tree program 35 years ago in 19...
5/9/13 at 1:24 PM Journey on Two Wheels 4/29/13 at 11:06 AM
How to cross a river with a baby 4/1/13 at 3:30 PM
Port Cities Luncheon, Greysolon Ballroom
The Port Cities Luncheon this year will be at the Greysolon Ballroom located at 231 East Superior Street, Wednesday, May 8th. The change in venue is due to the water problems at the Radisson Hotel. T...
4/17/13 at 5:47 PM
UND business and public administration students find classroom is all around them in D.C.
University of North Dakota Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration Dana Harsell recalls chatting a few years ago with a dean from one of those fancy public policy schools sm...
3/15/13 at 9:48 AM
It's all up to Tim
One man is in control of this. Tim Johnson holds the key. Tim Johnson can end the speculation. Tim Johnson has the ability to shape the South Dakota political scene for the next two years. When will...
3/6/13 at 11:09 PM Thune steps out on Fox with CNBC 12/13/12 at 12:55 AM
They hate going to Washington, but ... 9/15/12 at 12:21 AM
One bridge spared, two on the way out?
Sioux Falls' local bridge receives a new life; Wheeling Suspension Bridge failing; Sewell Falls Bridge to be razed and replaced With Sequestration (the process of initializing automatic budget cu...
3/4/13 at 7:29 AM Massacre of Historic Bridges in the USA Underway? 1/22/13 at 6:08 AM
Bear Tavern Bridge and the Washington Victory Trail gone- or is it? 9/20/12 at 2:08 PM
That Postage and Handling "Thing".
We have all seen the deluge of infomercials and gotta have tv commercials. but, have you really paid any attention to the tag lines for these commercials. Inevitably after we have been mezmerised by...
1/28/13 at 3:04 PM My Swedish Aunt Astrid 11/20/12 at 3:12 PM
The View From The Edge of Fargo 9/4/12 at 3:54 PM
Godfather of Charts
Below is one of thewinners ofthis year's Wonky Awards as posted in the Washington Post's Wonkblog. We re-post it here (without permission). Best use of graphs: Chris Coonss remembrance of Kent Conrad...
12/29/12 at 9:46 AM
A Common Thread
On the eve of one of the biggest games in Bison football history, I thought it was interesting to note that NDSUhas history with the other 3 semifinalists in a rather large way, and it happened in a ...
12/13/12 at 11:40 AM TV info for playoff game 12/6/10 at 3:47 PM
One guy had it right in September 12/6/10 at 9:46 AM
I went to see the Denzel Washington movie, "Flight," this weekend. And, if I hadn't just seen "Argo," I would be proclaiming "Flight" as the best movie I've seen in years. But it will have to settle...
11/6/12 at 2:03 PM More DC Stuff 3/28/12 at 12:24 PM
DC Randomness 3/27/12 at 11:31 AM
Post-Eastern Washington Thoughts
UND went out to Cheney, WA on Saturday and got beat 55-17. UND fans are left with more questions than answers after that game, as are we. The #7 ranked Eagles did pretty much whatever they wanted on o...
10/8/12 at 12:13 PM Week 6 Preview - #7 Eastern Washington Eagles 10/5/12 at 1:30 PM
FORUM FACT-CHECK: Democrats' super PAC slams Berg on Social Security
FARGO A Democratic super PAC claims Republican Rep. Rick Berg is a threat to senior citizens retirement programs in a new ad released this week. Majority PAC's attack against Berg is part of a $1.6 ...
8/25/12 at 8:00 AM Senate confirms Clark's FERC nomination 5/24/12 at 7:56 PM
Clark's FERC nomination advances to full Senate for consideration 4/26/12 at 1:08 PM
For now, at least, it appears there could be some familiar names who have a shot at representing Team USA at one of the world's most premier tournaments. Recently former Fargo Force captain Brian Coo...
6/18/12 at 12:00 PM Hollyhood... 3/24/12 at 10:22 AM
Inter-Faith Views on Religious Freedom on C-Span
In my last post, I mentioned that discussions concerning religious freedom were taking place across America right now. There is one event I should have also mentioned, but forgot. So, I wish to highli...
6/1/12 at 11:46 AM
Joachim Gauck is President of Germany. Who is Mr. Gauck?
We all have our political discussions at the dinner table this evening. In the US, many families are talking about the elections of 2012 and the direction the country is going regardless of ...
3/22/12 at 11:31 AM