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Enough with the Snow, Let’s Get Gardening!
There comes a time in every Minnesota year, usually late February or early March, when our collective patience with snow storms and sub-zero temperatures finally reaches its limit. This year...
2/24/14 at 2:05 PM Healing from Groundwater Contamination in Washington County 2/13/14 at 5:06 PM
Ten Things You Might Not Know About Water Resources in Washington County 1/13/14 at 12:59 PM
San Saba Trestle Wins Spectacular Disaster Award
Trestle Fire wins Run-Off; I-5 Skagit River and New Castle Bridges tied for second. Within 25 seconds, it was just gone, and then it just tur...
1/17/14 at 4:38 AM 2013 Ammann Awards: Smith picks his favorites 1/10/14 at 5:44 AM
Introducing: The 2013 Smith Awards for Spectacular Disasters 10/29/13 at 10:50 AM
Towson vs Eastern Washington - LIVE Chat FCS Semis
Who will NDSU play in Frisco? The second FCS Semi is about to kick off, if you dont feel like doing any Christmas shopping, join Big E and me and lets blog and watch the game on the red (maybe pink be...
12/21/13 at 1:47 PM The Real Top Three 12/4/13 at 3:24 AM
A Common Thread 12/13/12 at 11:40 AM
Eastern Washington Review
Total Plays: UND 75 EWU 65 1st Downs: UND 22 EWU 18 Passing Yards: UND 355 EWU 307 Total Yards: UND 406 EWU 408 Time of Possession: UND 29:28 EWU 30:32 One might think that by looking at those stats...
10/14/13 at 11:45 AM Week 6 Preview - Eastern Washington Eagles 10/11/13 at 10:48 AM
June Random Updates 6/18/13 at 9:59 AM
The Malingering American Dream
I'm not sure if you're aware of this, but the American Dream has had the flu lately. At least, that's the latest from the Washington Post, which published an article by Carol Morello, Peyton Craighi...
10/11/13 at 12:39 PM
George Washington's Hurricane
On July 23-24, 1788 a hurricane moved through the Mid-Atlantic States. That storm is often referenced as the George Washington Hurricane as it was mentioned in his diary. As the storm approached Virgi...
8/14/13 at 9:42 PM The Tornado that Saved Washington 8/19/11 at 12:38 PM
East Coast Record? 2/8/10 at 4:21 AM
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
UND Student Amy Warbalow, UND instructor Katrina Kugler make picture-perfect departure for four day transcontinental race
Team takes along a special passenger, a gift from the North Dakota School for the Blind by Juan Miguel Pedraza, University and Public Affairs writer/editor University of North Dakota aviationstude...
6/12/13 at 4:43 PM UND fields its first women-only Air Race Classic team 6/11/13 at 9:26 AM
UND business and public administration students find classroom is all around them in D.C. 3/15/13 at 9:48 AM
City PTA honors three for their service
The City PTA has honored three educators for their service to the Fargo Public Schools. Washington Elementary Principal Dana Carlson was named Outstanding Administrator of the Year. He was cited as a...
5/30/13 at 8:50 AM WATCH D.O.G.S. invade north side elementary 5/10/13 at 8:37 AM
Class Act: seniors sharing wisdom, talents with young learners 4/15/13 at 8:30 AM
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
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
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
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
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