STAFF BLOG UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA HOCKEY USA makes two cuts
Team USA has cut two players -- forward Kate Buesser and defenseman Jincy Dunne -- from the Women's National Team in preparation for the Olympic Games.
Buesser was a strange selection from the start.... Posted on 12/10/13 at 2:32 AM
MODERN-DAY JANE Something tells me a sugar pill wouldn't help.
I'm not sure how it first entered our happy home. Maybe Aaron brought it home from work, or maybe visiting family brought it with them. I'd seen on Facebook that lots of other people - friends, even -... Posted on 7/20/13 at 9:08 AM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Dungeons and Dragons Lovers Need to Visit Jamestown
One of the best stories in all of Dungeons & Dragons is the tale of the Dread Gazebo, in which a storyteller's group meets a gazebo and, not knowing what it is, assumes it's a monster of some ki... Posted on 6/18/13 at 1:37 PM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Weekend Ideas
Weekends are for families: ) Here are some ideas to make the most out of your two day weekends with the kids.
1. Take a hike or go on a bike ride as a family.
2. Join a church and get active in it. ... Posted on 6/2/13 at 8:41 PM
On a sweltering afternoon last week, Derek Olson and his friend Casey Young set up a lawn game in the shaded front yard of their Moorhead house. Instead, the two men were getting ready to play kubb, a Swedish throwing game.
In the era that I grew up, one without multiple television channels, iPods or Facebook, my family and I played board games when we were stormed in. Though my children have a variety of electronic devices and social media at their fingertips, they still enjoy carrying on the tradition.
Who wants to host “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”? Cedric the Entertainer does: He was named to the job Wednesday. The comedian and actor will join the show for its 12th season in national syndication this fall.
Dave Hakstol had a few days to let everything – from the poor ice conditions to the delay of the game to the fired-up fan contingent to the unique outdoor setup at T.D. Ameritrade Park – soak in. Would the UND coach ever schedule an outdoor game again for the men’s hockey program? Hakstol says yes.
In the last year, several self-proclaimed experts have opined that football will eventually disappear. Reasons cited include the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State and the game’s violence that leads to concussions, brain damage and even suicide. Speculation was that those cases will prompt parents to keep their children on the sidelines.
Tuesday nights at Grand Cities Games are filled with the sounds of rolling dice, sighs of defeat and exclamations of triumph as area Warhammer players gather to do battle. The war game involving humans and alien races is just one of several games that bring dozens of people into the Grand Forks store each week.
Treks, the dice game, helps teach directions to the sightless who need to know north, east, south and west. The game has been accepted by the American Printing House for the Blind. It is advertised in its catalog for the current year.
Many of this holiday season’s new video games are great for younger players, but some aren’t — and not all youngsters put only age-appropriate fare on their holiday wish lists. If you’re not familiar with video games yourself, how can you be confident you’ll pick a game that’s appropriate? It helps to pay close attention to a game’s age rating. That’s where this guide comes in.
Pius Heinz won with an ace high, just nine hands after using the same hand to boost himself from a nearly insurmountable disadvantage against 35-year-old Martin Staszko, who still won $5.43 million for second place.
Brad Nelson of Bismarck is a world-renowned player of “Magic: The Gathering” and was recently named the 2010 Pro Player of the Year, a title reserved for the player who has earned the most pro points over the course of a season.
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