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Nolan to honor vets
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will be visiting the Hoyt Lakes VFW Post 8144 on Saturday. To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, Nolan ...
12/3/13 at 11:00 PM Square-off set 11/27/13 at 11:00 PM
Eh? needs you! 11/4/13 at 11:00 PM
Democrats plan pipeline field hearing
STANLEY, N.D. The North Dakota Democratic House and Senate Caucuses will hold a field hearing this month to seek answers to questions about oil pipelines. The recent Tesoro pipeline spill near Tioga ...
11/8/13 at 5:53 PM Chairman of Senate energy committee tours Bakken 9/6/13 at 11:52 PM
Cantor talks farm bill during N.D. oil tour 8/28/13 at 11:42 PM
Mr. Booker goes to Washington!
Many of you may not recognize the name Cory Booker. Cory Booker is the Mayor of Newark and newest Senator-elect out of New Jersey. Cory is the type of politician we could use an awful lot more of in t...
10/20/13 at 9:54 PM The non-passage penalty - starting at $13,375,000 a day. 10/1/13 at 9:16 PM
80 days every other year... 8/15/13 at 8:24 PM
Problems With Democracy
Once again, allow me introduce to you the newest contributor to The Periphery. This writer comes from a long ways away, and because of that, has a unique angle on the controversies and happenings of o...
8/15/13 at 7:19 AM
Weekly Memo 5-17-13
Each Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on the City Council web page. WEEKLY UPDATE: Labor Update There are two labor agreements on next weeks Council agenda. Tha...
5/20/13 at 1:08 PM Weekly Memo 5-10-13 5/10/13 at 11:53 AM
Weekly Memo 4-26-2013 4/26/13 at 12:23 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Bullitt...
5/10/13 at 9:39 AM Bullit 5/5/13 at 5:22 AM
Five shiny new bullets for 2012 2/5/12 at 12:09 PM
Meet Kylie Oversen!
I moved to Grand Forks to attend UND and have been here for six years now. I love the University and the Greater Grand Forks community. Coming from a town of less than 1000, I love that its a bigger c...
4/19/13 at 1:43 PM
Senator Heitkamp on News @5
Senator Heidi Heitkamp joins us this evening on WDAZ News @5....
2/21/13 at 11:24 AM Godfather of Charts 12/29/12 at 8:46 AM
Tonight. 5/22/12 at 4:49 AM
Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo...
2/14/13 at 12:00 AM Death isn't funny, but Twitter and Kim Jong Il changed that 12/20/11 at 12:00 AM
Gadhafi: Pop culture meets reality 8/23/11 at 11:00 PM
Oh No! Civilization Is Totally Coming to an End!
No, civilization's not really coming to an end. But people do get hysterical over all sorts of things, don't they? Sometimes it's better just to sit back and giggle. The future of men's fashion is...
1/14/13 at 9:00 AM Hating the Player, Hating the Game 10/7/12 at 4:30 PM
What Will You Do to Fight Silver Carp? 9/17/12 at 2:58 PM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 2:11 PM Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington 11/15/12 at 12:33 PM
The Big Significance of Small Business 8/23/12 at 3:17 PM
Obama win preserves health care reform's future
By Ryan Schuster President Barack Obamas re-election victory yesterday figures to solidify the future of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). The controversial health law was originally...
11/7/12 at 2:57 PM A look at health reform statements from first debate 10/8/12 at 12:42 PM
House votes to repeal health care reform, Senate repeal unlikely 7/11/12 at 11:29 AM
faith fridays: 'one nation, under God, indivisible...'
I remember saying The Pledge of Allegiance as a kindergartner, my tiny hand placed somewhere in the vicinity of where my heart supposedly was attached and beating, doing my best to get through the str...
11/1/12 at 11:00 PM faith fridays: rotten tomatoes for God? 9/20/12 at 11:01 PM
'Hotdish for Heidi' With Garrison Keillor
As the 2012 campaigns (finally) wind down, there's one more Heidi Heitkamp fundraiser in Grand Forks and the great Garrison Keillor will be there. Now, this is in no way an endorsement of the candida...
10/22/12 at 2:29 PM
Areavoices Digest #88 - Some top performers
I decided for this week's digest to offer up another look at some of our top performing blogs. They're both consistent with their posts, and their posts seem to generate broad interest in everything f...
9/5/12 at 2:46 PM Areavoices Digest #82 - Hot days, hot blogs 7/11/12 at 3:04 PM
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