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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 9:56 AM Archaeology, History, Tourism, and Ideology 2/18/13 at 12:56 PM
The First Byzantine World History to be Published Online 11/21/12 at 11:55 PM
the Pavek Museum
Sometimes people give gems of information to each other, gems which are worth more than their mineral counterparts. Paul Maloney is a friend of mine who gave me such a gem and I want to share it with ...
4/20/13 at 8:37 AM Rural Reflections Radio 3/22/13 at 6:57 AM
Letter to Dave 3/15/13 at 6:30 AM
Remembering Oklahoma City
On April 19, 1995, at 9:02 a.m. CST, our nation experienced a profound tragedy in the terrorist bomb attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Office Building in Oklahoma City. Sixteen SSA employees and...
4/19/13 at 9:02 AM Thank you Patty & George 4/5/13 at 4:23 PM
Ida May Fuller and Social Security 1/31/13 at 11:34 AM
"Not in the right sport"
I know a lot of hockey players and fans make fun of basketball, but as someone who grew up playing and watching a ton of basketball, I still love everything about March Madness. The first four days o...
3/27/13 at 12:10 AM Battles on Ice: Continuing the outdoor hockey trend 2/9/13 at 6:00 AM
Women's History Month Word Search
In 1981, the First Congressional Resolution proclaimed "Women's History Week" around the calendar week that included March 8, International Womens Day. Six years later, Congress expanded this focus to...
3/5/13 at 11:46 AM March is Women's History Month 3/1/13 at 10:03 AM
Black History Month Resource 2/4/13 at 10:10 AM
Black History Month under way at UND
The University of North Dakota, along with the rest of the nation, is celebrating Black History Month in February. UND's Multicultural Student Services encourages everyone to come and take part in ...
2/6/13 at 3:06 PM UND historian to lead public presenation on Teddy Roosevelt May 9 5/5/11 at 10:39 AM
The Big Read presents oral history workshop Nov. 4 at UNDâ€™s Chester Fritz Library 10/29/10 at 9:08 AM
Cross Quarter Day
Saturday is Groundhogs Day, made famous in recent decades by the celebration in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. But the origins of having a celebration on February 2 goes back to ancient times as today ma...
1/31/13 at 11:38 AM The Possibilites are Endless 9/8/12 at 10:08 AM
It's been great fun talking with all of our guests again this week on WDAZ News @5. Among them, Brad Meltzer, the author of the new thriller The Fifth Assassin as well as the host of the History Chan...
1/18/13 at 12:22 PM Ice Cream Social 7/5/11 at 2:45 PM
Mr. Wheat 11/19/10 at 8:53 AM
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 7:20 PM Halloween Roundup: Witches, Wizards, Superman and Inexplicably, Kale 10/30/12 at 11:16 AM
Happy Ada Lovelace Day! 10/16/12 at 3:17 PM
My Swedish Aunt Astrid
I'm surewe all have a favorite relativethat left an indelible mark on our lives. I too have a special person...an Aunt. No, whe wasn't a movie star or other such celebrity. In fact in a family of soli...
11/20/12 at 3:12 PM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
Free History Center day for Dakota Indian celebration
The Minnesota History Center, near the state Capitol, will host a free-admission day Sept. 29 to honor Dakota Indians. The event will feature Dakota artwork, flute music, a drum and dance expo, a coo...
9/10/12 at 11:11 AM Minnesota history exhibit features dark episode 7/6/12 at 4:50 AM
Civil War's 150th anniversary noted at Minnesota Capitol 5/18/11 at 6:49 PM
Simply grand events - week of August 20
8/20/12 at 1:22 PM
Areavoices Digest #69 - Duluth scratches the history itch
Back when I worked for WDAY-TV, they used to send me to the dungeon. But I liked it. Actually it wasn't so much a dungeon, more like a vault - a place where the station's past was kept. Going down the...
3/28/12 at 10:07 AM A childhood passion continues to thrive for "The Bridgehunter" 11/11/11 at 11:47 AM
Areavoices Digest #44 - Share your September 11th stories 8/31/11 at 9:37 PM
Getting Kids To Eat Healthy
As a former dependent, pet owner, and after-school-snack eater, I have some advice to share with parents on how to raise their children. First, mealtime. You may be shocked to learn that youve been m...
3/25/12 at 9:32 PM