MS. SIMPLICITY Get Ready For Summer By Being Prepared
The last days of school are upon us and the trees are almost all leafed out! Finally the calendar and Mother Nature are in alignment! I am shocked as always how fast a school year goes. I ... Posted on 5/24/13 at 9:57 AM
THE NEW FORTY Putting it in context...
Troy Becker at The Forum created a map that illustrated the "swath of the Oklahoma tornado if it had hit the F-M area." The map quickly puts into context the breadth of the devastation in Oklahoma and... Posted on 5/23/13 at 9:43 PM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND Flying Team in national competition: second by inches
The University of North Dakota (UND) Flying Team took second with a score of 355, only four points behind the winner, out of 28 schools at the National Intercollegiate Flying Associations (NIFAs) Safe... Posted on 5/21/13 at 2:01 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Please, be safe out there
May is almost here, and the month will be crazy-busy for area agriculturalists. The late spring has delayed planted, so farmers and others involved in ag will face extra pressure this planting season.... Posted on 4/30/13 at 9:16 AM
A truck hauling a too-tall load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major interstate between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River. All three occupants suffered only minor injuries.
After a tornado unleashed its power on Wadena (Minn.) High School on June 17, 2010, the school was so heavily damaged it had to be torn down and rebuilt. When the new $40 million school reopened in Wadena last fall, it included a tornado-proof gymnasium big enough to shelter 1,200 people. It has walls made of concrete one foot thick.
Night had fallen in the Minnesota arrowhead, and a cross country skier was hopelessly lost on a trail somewhere outside of Silver Bay with no flashlight to cut through the darkness. She had a phone for contacting rescuers but no way to give them a location with any precision. Then the ski trail crossed a snowmobile trail and the woman made out a blue and white placard with odd numerical sequences.
Fire danger is in the “very high” category across northwest Minnesota and most other parts of the state, and the Department of Natural Resources on Monday expanded the list of counties with burning restrictions.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation Monday aimed at strengthening penalties for drunken driving in North Dakota. The Legislature last week endorsed the bill that increases fines and other penalties.
The North Dakota Transportation Department urged drivers Sunday to slow down and use caution because melting snow will push water onto some roads in the northeastern part of the state in the next few days.
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