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Dinosaur Terrorizes Very Small Part of Newsroom
So, I bought a dinosaur today. It's actually a Jimmiesaurus, meaning that its colors are those of Jamestown College. It matches my desktop, so I put him on top of it. Kids are selling them, as wel...
7/11/13 at 11:53 AM Halloween: Rapidly Becoming Truly Scary 10/24/12 at 3:23 PM
Property Taxes: Whose Money Is in the Bucket? 4/5/12 at 1:52 PM
Time To Create Your Stop Doing List
I will admit it, most days I have a mental to do list a mile long. On the days that I write my list down it tends to get overwhelming. I have always supported the idea of saying "no" to things and hav...
6/21/13 at 6:51 AM Paper Clutter Be Gone! 1/4/13 at 6:43 AM
I'm Late, I'm Late, For A Very Important Date! 11/23/12 at 9:26 AM
Enactus Team at the U of M Crookston Announces Successful Clean Water for Everyone Projects in Lagos, Nigeria
After a visit to his home country of Nigeria in May, 2013 graduate Abbey Wemimo reports the completion of another Clean Water for Everyone (CWFE) project through the student organization, Enactus at t...
6/12/13 at 11:51 AM New Major in Finance Broadens Offerings in Business Department at the University of Minnesota, Crookston 6/12/13 at 11:43 AM
Visiting Scholar Yingying Chen from Zhejiang Economic and Trade Polytechnic, Hangzhou, China, Says Goodbye to U of M Crookston 5/20/13 at 2:03 PM
Duluth man makes his mark in music world with New Vintage Amplifiers
His work has been seen and heard at music festivals, clubs and arenas around the world, but you wont find posters of him lining teenagers bedroom walls. Nic Patullo started New Vintage Amplifiers i...
5/19/13 at 11:00 PM Duluth Chamber’s Ross wins Solon Leadership Award 2/15/13 at 12:00 AM
Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol 2/14/13 at 12:00 AM
NDAD adds chief operations officer
Don Santer has joined NDAD as chief operations officer, giving him oversight of the North Dakota nonprofit organizations entrepreneurial efforts. Don will supervise the charitable gaming activities...
3/7/13 at 8:41 AM Grand Forks daycare provider is focus of two November fundraisers 10/22/12 at 1:38 PM
NDAD chooses veteran newsman Brue to head communications efforts 8/10/12 at 11:11 AM
Should schools be run more like businesses?
Perhaps you have heard it said that schools should be run more like businesses--that public schools are soft, undisciplined, ineffective and would do well to refocus their attention on the bottom line...
2/24/13 at 8:24 PM
Areavoices blogging, baby...
...downtown, Baby. We've seen the ads on TV. Downtown merchants and residents touting the virtues of downtown Fargo in two simple words..."downtown, baby." Hip, cool, happening. The fact that do...
12/7/12 at 7:45 AM Areavoices "A Team" newsletter: Will your blog traffic go up if you do what this record-breaker did? 11/1/11 at 3:04 PM
Areavoices Digest #51 - Something for WWII buffs and more 10/19/11 at 7:53 AM
Had a great time at the Grafton Chamber of Commerce annual banquet last night. The prime rib was great. The company and conversation were even better. Everyone in the audience seemed to stay awake du...
11/20/12 at 6:47 AM How Anthony Got His Wiggle Back 2/19/12 at 9:08 PM
Melissa Rivers 7/15/11 at 8:56 AM
Black Friday -- Shopping Can Be Fun, Really
Any of you with teenagers know that you're frequently unpopular with them for major issues like, say, breathing, and for awhile, our policy of not buying electronics, CDs, DVDs, or digital detritus re...
11/19/12 at 4:34 PM Writing, Blogging, and Speaking, Intelligently 11/8/12 at 2:26 PM
"Quiet" and "Shy" Are Not the Same Word 9/17/12 at 2:01 PM
Beijing Means Business
Here's a picture book for your eyes and minds highlighting some illegal entrepreneurs, the business district of bustling Beijing and Walmart in China. Enjoy! A common sight in Chinese cities are the...
7/14/12 at 8:03 AM
Energy Conservation Rebates
One of the City's "best kept secrets" is the Water and Light Department's Energy Rebate Program. Residences and businesses alike can qualify for direct credits on their utility bills. Residential pro...
6/25/12 at 7:19 AM
Cetero Research is bankrupt, and the pizza delivery guy is worried
When my friend needs cash more than he needs a weekend, he visits Cetero, which I grew up knowing as PRACS. I gather that the folks at Cetero poke my friend with fun (or needles) and make observations...
3/27/12 at 12:13 AM
Rapala acquires StrikeMaster
Consolidation has been the trend in the fishing industry in recent years, and the latest example occurred today, with the announcement that Rapala has purchased Minnesota-based StrikeMaster Corp., and...
2/10/12 at 11:07 AM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 3:57 PM Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 8:00 AM
Top Vacation Destinations for the End of 2011 9/29/11 at 9:43 AM
Copenhagenization: The contagion that could change the way we think of bicycles
Heres a pop quiz for you to consider before you read the column further: What is Copenhagenization and who thought of the idea to begin with? When I first heard of the term Copenhagenization, it wa...
10/24/11 at 9:17 AM