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The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class? My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi...
11/14/13 at 10:33 AM Which "America" Do You Belong To? 11/11/13 at 8:33 AM
A Native Memorial 5/29/13 at 7:16 AM
UND law school and veteran-support groups collect items for military heroes in need
By Kallie Van De Venter, University & Public Affairs student writer A number of groups with strong ties to the University of North Dakota and common missions to help veterans recently wrapped up ...
11/12/13 at 10:35 AM A fresh chapter 11/8/13 at 3:24 PM
UND’s Harmon Abrahamson inducted into elite chemistry organization 10/28/13 at 1:57 PM
Symphony Orchestra brings the music of our German ancestors to the stage this season
Todays blog is from Michaela Schell, Grand Forks blogger and business woman. Grand Forks is extremely lucky to have a symphony orchestra in our community. Not many communities our size showcase such ...
10/31/13 at 9:20 AM
Employees raise $12,000 for diabetes walk
For the second straight year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota employees captured the Top Corporate Team Award for raising the most funds at the Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes on Saturday, Oct....
10/31/13 at 7:44 AM
It just ain't October
There are certain traditions to which I adhere; colache at Christmas, opening the door for Lisa and a column about the sugar beet harvest each October. I mean, I wouldn't have a good reason to...
10/12/13 at 2:19 AM Rural Reflections Radio 9/13/13 at 5:15 AM
The harvest in four acts 10/20/12 at 5:08 AM
Minnesota shutdown impact spotty
By Don Davis The impact of a federal government shutdown on Minnesotans was spotty Tuesday, but an extended one would cause more widespread problems. State officials are examining the situation, and C...
10/1/13 at 4:45 PM Legislative notebook: Hundreds rally for passage of gay marriage 4/18/13 at 8:38 PM
Legislative notebook: House DFL wants $250 million in property tax relief 4/3/13 at 9:03 AM
Unfortunately, it is very much the American way.
I ran across an old news article from 2012 about the concussion lawsuit that over 300 former football players brought against the NFL, the teams, and the helmet manufacturer Riddell in the Huffington ...
9/8/13 at 9:32 PM Serving as a horrible warning... 8/18/13 at 3:19 PM
What are you doing for dinner tonight? 6/29/13 at 1:37 PM
Today's Double Feature...Too Cute!
Emily Steele of Burlap & Grace definitely has the corner on cute when it comes to hair accessories! Of course her living models are sweet on the eyes too! Emily will be vending at JunkFest 2013, ...
9/4/13 at 7:24 AM
Grafton Relay for Life
A shot of Stacie & me in the WDAZ live van (8-track tapeplayer not visible), as we wait for Typhoon Wheeler to subside at Grand Forks Relay for Life last Friday. The shot was taken by Dullum File...
6/5/13 at 4:55 AM Jordin 11/16/12 at 8:05 AM
Jordin Sparks 11/10/12 at 7:59 AM
Orthodox Easter and Church History
Sunday was Pascha ("Easter") for Orthodox Christians across the globe. For us, it meant the conclusion to a long Holy Week and a wonderful celebration of the resurrection of Christ in the very earlies...
5/7/13 at 8:56 AM From the 17th All American Council 11/13/12 at 7:21 PM
An Update from the Preconciliar Commission 10/29/12 at 6:25 AM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 12:02 PM Oslo, Minn., site of Sandy Puttbrese benefit today 11/18/12 at 10:01 AM
Bayern Munich has doped it way to the top!
From the Sports Arena 4-0 for Bayern Munich! If you add the blow-out against Barcelona during last night's first game of the Champions League semi-finals in European Soccer to the blow-out games of ...
4/24/13 at 9:16 AM The Problem with Soccer in Germany Part 2: Fan Behavior- How the German Soccer Leagues should crack down on fan violence 6/7/12 at 3:30 AM
Kiel finishes perfect season in...... 6/5/12 at 4:26 PM
NAHL Central Division finals preview
Three more wins. That's what it takes for either the Austin Bruins or the Bismarck Bobcats to punch their ticket to the Robertson Cup national tournament in Frisco, Texas, from May 10-13. They will...
4/21/13 at 5:30 PM NAHL Central Division semifinal preview 4/11/13 at 10:57 PM
North Dakota Junior Hockey Update (April 8) 4/8/13 at 9:32 PM
Tips for limiting your child's television, computer and video game time
Since 1999, Children's overall time spent watching tv has more than doubled to SEVEN hours a day! Parent's should be very concerned as your child could develop struggles with school, attention probl...
3/24/13 at 8:19 AM
Sonic Coming to GF?
Grand Forks might soon be home to a Sonic Drive-In and people are freaking out. I've never had the privilege of trying anything there, but I hear rave reviews about their burgers, hot dogs and thei...
2/4/13 at 3:41 PM 'Big Daddy's' Soon to be 'Wild Bill's Sports Saloon' 11/17/12 at 9:24 PM