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Cattle losses: a sports analogy
I talked with an area cattle official recently. He doesn't work in the western Dakotas, but he's concerned about challenges facing cattle producers there after the devastating October blizzard. What ...
10/31/13 at 10:57 AM Dead cattle and platitudes 10/24/13 at 2:39 PM
Summing up 2013 10/8/13 at 10:00 AM
NAHL Central Division semifinal preview
After seven long, hard-fought months of the North American Hockey League regular season, it's finally here: the playoffs! The North and South divisions have already started their series, but the Ce...
4/11/13 at 10:57 PM
Every Now and Again We Need a Good Blizzard
This is one North Dakotan who does not mind a good blizzard every once in awhile. Through the hustle and bustle of what we call our busy lives, the important things can get lost while we run senseless...
2/19/13 at 2:55 PM
90 Years Ago
It was 90 years ago today that one of the worst blizzards in modern times was moving through the region. It started as a weak Alberta Clipper that moved along the Rocky Mountains, reformed in Colorado...
2/13/13 at 9:30 AM Snirt 1/22/13 at 10:24 AM
15 Years Ago 4/5/12 at 7:16 AM
Thank you Summit, South Dakota!
In the midst of blizzard conditions, it is still mighty warm and cozy in Summit, South Dakota. In true Midwest form, community members in Summit rose to the occasion when student fans of UND's hockey ...
2/10/13 at 5:52 PM Safety and security is everyone's responsibility. 12/30/10 at 1:50 PM
Historical Snowstorms and Blizzards
I've written about the Children's Blizzard today, but decided to put it into Reprint because of the focus on history. I'm very glad that the blizzard we had over the weekend did not kill 250-500 peop...
1/13/13 at 6:20 PM Seriously, Don't Drive! Really, We Mean It! 1/25/10 at 7:35 AM
Driving Conditions Treacherous, Even in Town 1/7/10 at 4:50 AM
This Guy Will be Famous by the End of the Day
I have a lot in common with this guy. For the last three days I've been promoting a "real powerful" snow event that was supposed to hit last night and early this morning. Granted, I didn't do it as ...
2/29/12 at 7:16 AM
A Blizzard; in five acts
Act I The First Storm I remember a book from when I was very young. Its title was the Day After the Bomb and was in reference to the possibility of nuclear war between the USA and the USSR. The book ...
1/7/11 at 4:08 AM
about the weather
It'll be easy to mentally book mark 2009-10 blizzard and deep freeze. Christmas brought two feet of snow and New Years rung in -30 below temperatures across the region. My neighbor Burdell will attest...
1/3/10 at 12:59 AM
two shovels and a snowplow
Typically, our cul-de-sac is not a neighborhood gathering spot until spring, when everyone begins coming out of the woodwork again. "Hey!" we yell to one another from across the way, showin...
12/26/09 at 11:44 AM faith fridays: christmas 2009 -the ups and downs of it 12/25/09 at 4:28 AM