THE PERIPHERY The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class?
My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi... Posted on 11/14/13 at 10:33 AM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH DAKOTA Employees raise $12,000 for diabetes walk
For the second straight year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota employees captured the Top Corporate Team Award for raising the most funds at the Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes on Saturday, Oct.... Posted on 10/31/13 at 7:44 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS It just ain't October
There are certain traditions to which I adhere; colache at Christmas, opening the door for Lisa and a column about the sugar beet harvest each October. I mean, I wouldn't have a good reason to... Posted on 10/12/13 at 2:19 AM
Phillip Phillips, a bluesy Georgia guitar man, was crowned the new “American Idol” on Wednesday after defeating teenager Jessica Sanchez in record viewer voting. He was the fifth male “Idol” winner in a row.
The Polish National Alliance sixth annual Polish Food Fest is set for Saturday in the Minto (N.D.) Community Center, with Polish dance performances, an ethnic meal and a dance to Matt Hodek & the Dakota Dutchmen.
Paul LaDue, a former Grand Forks Central star hockey player, won a state title with the Knights as a junior last season. With nothing left to accomplish at the high school level, LaDue and high school teammate, Casey Purpur, both decided to join the North American Hockey League (NAHL) with the Blizzard.
Iran released an American woman on a bail of $500,000 this morning more than a year after she was detained, but authorities said they were not considering the immediate release of two companions arrested with her.
by most accounts, it has been a confusing and murky time in the nation’s largest Lutheran denomination since the ELCA’s decision last August to allow pastors in committed same-sex relationships to serve openly.
Exotic foodstuffs are no novelty on Main Avenue in Fargo, which has attracted a cluster of ethnic markets, run by immigrants for immigrants. Competition is getting spirited, and it can be hard for newer ventures to break in among established stores.
The Taliban released a video today of an American soldier captured in Afghanistan, showing him apparently healthy but spouting criticism about the U.S. military operation. In Idaho, Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl’s family pleaded on Christmas Day for his release and urged him to “stay strong.”
Bridget Thompson, clinical associate professor at the UND College of Nursing, recently was presented the 2009 Faculty-Service-Learning Award at the Stone Soup Luncheon and Civic Engagement Awards Program, hosted by Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown and UND first lady Marcia Kelley.
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