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UND business and public administration students find classroom is all around them in D.C.
University of North Dakota Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration Dana Harsell recalls chatting a few years ago with a dean from one of those fancy public policy schools sm...
3/15/13 at 9:48 AM
Presidents' Day Word Search
Here is a word search I created with words that relate to President's Day. Print as many copies as you like. Enjoy! Click on the link below to download the puzzle: http://legacy.grandforksherald.com/p...
2/14/13 at 4:00 PM
Forum Communications Co. newspapers score big in annual Minnesota Newspaper Association contest
FARGO, N.D. -Forum Communications Co.newspapers received more than 140 awards, ranging in categories from "Best Local Breaking News Story" to "Best Website" during the 2011-2012 Better Newspaper Conte...
2/4/13 at 12:06 PM
That Postage and Handling "Thing".
We have all seen the deluge of infomercials and gotta have tv commercials. but, have you really paid any attention to the tag lines for these commercials. Inevitably after we have been mezmerised by...
1/28/13 at 3:04 PM My Swedish Aunt Astrid 11/20/12 at 3:12 PM
The View From The Edge of Fargo 9/4/12 at 3:54 PM
Godfather of Charts
Below is one of thewinners ofthis year's Wonky Awards as posted in the Washington Post's Wonkblog. We re-post it here (without permission). Best use of graphs: Chris Coonss remembrance of Kent Conrad...
12/29/12 at 9:46 AM
A Common Thread
On the eve of one of the biggest games in Bison football history, I thought it was interesting to note that NDSUhas history with the other 3 semifinalists in a rather large way, and it happened in a ...
12/13/12 at 11:40 AM TV info for playoff game 12/6/10 at 3:47 PM
One guy had it right in September 12/6/10 at 9:46 AM
Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington
Tired-of-Being-Youngest is attending culinary school, which I assure you is just as delicious as it sounds. I can't wait until spring quarter, when she studies Baking and Pastries, and am sure that I ...
11/15/12 at 1:33 PM
I went to see the Denzel Washington movie, "Flight," this weekend. And, if I hadn't just seen "Argo," I would be proclaiming "Flight" as the best movie I've seen in years. But it will have to settle...
11/6/12 at 2:03 PM More DC Stuff 3/28/12 at 12:24 PM
DC Randomness 3/27/12 at 11:31 AM
Post-Eastern Washington Thoughts
UND went out to Cheney, WA on Saturday and got beat 55-17. UND fans are left with more questions than answers after that game, as are we. The #7 ranked Eagles did pretty much whatever they wanted on o...
10/8/12 at 12:13 PM Week 6 Preview - #7 Eastern Washington Eagles 10/5/12 at 1:30 PM
Inter-Faith Views on Religious Freedom on C-Span
In my last post, I mentioned that discussions concerning religious freedom were taking place across America right now. There is one event I should have also mentioned, but forgot. So, I wish to highli...
6/1/12 at 11:46 AM
Joachim Gauck is President of Germany. Who is Mr. Gauck?
We all have our political discussions at the dinner table this evening. In the US, many families are talking about the elections of 2012 and the direction the country is going regardless of ...
3/22/12 at 11:31 AM
Denzel Washington just might be one of our best living actors. He's not held down by genre or type-casting. He's brilliant. And he shines in Safe House. He plays a rogue CIA agent, Tobin Frost, who is...
2/13/12 at 9:09 PM Unstoppable suspense 11/15/10 at 6:30 PM
Peanut soup night at Mount Vernon Inn
I couldnt imagine peanut soup being something Id enjoy, but I was pleasantly surprised when its flavor met my taste buds. This was some years ago when we visited George and Martha Washingtons Mount Ve...
2/11/12 at 9:44 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio...
1/19/12 at 2:14 PM Hunter Smith, a good character 1/14/12 at 9:50 AM
The Tornado that Saved Washington
It was on August 24, 1814 that British troops occupied Washington,D.C.and set fire to many of the public buildings in the still relatively new national capital, including the presidential mansion. Man...
8/19/11 at 12:38 PM East Coast Record? 2/8/10 at 4:21 AM
The Windiest Place is... 1/26/10 at 3:08 AM