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Driven to help people: UND OT student Ilse Coleman, a McNair Scholar, keeps busy volunteering amid rigorous academic demands
By Juan Miguel Pedraza University of North Dakotastudent Ilse Coleman's career ambition was to become a health care professional. Everything she's done in college underscored that ambition. "When ...
7/3/13 at 1:15 PM
This evening on WDAZ News @5, we'll chat with Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas....
12/5/12 at 7:43 AM Apolo Ohno 2/6/12 at 10:47 AM
Peggy Fleming 10/25/11 at 9:19 AM
"Don't Worry, I Got You."
By Denise Hellekson, The Village Business Institute I enjoyed watching the Summer Olympics more this year than I have in the past. Maybe it was because I had a greater need to see the positivity, pas...
8/21/12 at 2:53 PM
mama mondays: olympics prompts memories of track days
I missed the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics 2012 and was beginning to feel I had too many other obligations to sit tight long enough to get through any of the events. Then came my surprise...
8/19/12 at 11:01 PM
I was walking about the Atlanta Airport yesterday and it hit me that there should be airport Olympic games. There are some seriously gifted athletes performing at Olympic standards in airports around ...
8/13/12 at 8:27 PM Puerto Rico wins gold! 2/10/10 at 2:21 AM
Adorable Cat Journalists, Silly Olympics Links and a Tornado Map
A few totally frivolous links, plus a few more thought-provoking ones for you folks today: These 40 things will make you feel old, apparently. Many kids today have never seen a floppy disk, nor have ...
7/31/12 at 9:00 AM
Summer Games Bingo
Get into the 2012 Summer Games with this bingo game from MCT. This bingo game is designed to be played throughout the TV coverage of the entire Games in London. If you see or hear an occurrence listed...
7/27/12 at 8:22 AM Fun-O-lympics 7/25/12 at 8:46 AM
Welcome to London 7/20/12 at 7:48 AM
Not so Warm
As the eastern two-thirds of the United States continue with this prolong period of above average temperatures, other locations in the northern hemisphere have been experiencing a long stretch of the ...
7/25/12 at 4:54 AM
2012: The Year of Reckoning
If there is a year where judgement day will take place, where our actions of the past will determine our fate in the future and where justice will be served once and for all, this year is it and for ...
1/4/12 at 6:12 AM Flensburg Files News Flyer 29 November, 2011 11/29/11 at 5:55 AM
Frozen Feat 2011
Runners train on all types of surfaces and in all kinds of weather. Races, however, are almost never held in the winter, in North Dakota, due to the extreme conditions and slippery footing. I say alm...
2/12/11 at 10:13 PM
I had great intentions of taking pictures at the Olympic Closing Ceremony at Fabric Works on Sunday. However, I was frantically trying to weave in ends and finish up my sweater. Plus, the...
3/2/10 at 2:47 PM Baby Knits 2/23/10 at 2:25 PM
The US Olympic Hat 2/15/10 at 1:31 PM
Do you believe in miracles?
It may be an earmark that I am growing older, but I can’t believe the last Winter Olympics were in 2006. It just doesn’t seem that long ago. The Olympics snuck up on me recently and presen...
2/25/10 at 5:55 AM
The Olympics are in full swing, and no doubt, many of you have been tuning in to catch some of the action on television. Of course, it would quite exciting to be there in person (there are more than 3...
2/18/10 at 1:31 AM
China on rise in Olympics
Yesterday at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, the Chinese couple Shen Xue (31) and Zhao Hongbo (36) won the gold medal in pairs figure skating. The event has historic significance. It is Chin...
2/16/10 at 5:20 PM
Tomassoni: Honor 1960 Olympic team
Former Olympic hockey player Sen. David Tomassoni wants today's White House to recognize an American gold medal team of 50 years ago. That is when the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team captured the gold ...
2/16/10 at 9:01 AM