BISON MEDIA BLOG The 24
Today's blog post doesn't refer to the FCS projected playoff field, although we will feature another bracketology show on Saturday night and of course a live blog on Sunday morning before ESPN's sho... Posted on 11/20/13 at 10:55 AM
THE NEW FORTY God Bless Lowell Balk
The Forum gave its Prairie Roses distinction to the late Lowell Balk, the semi-truck driver who was injured and subsequently died after getting out of his truck to help others involved in the December... Posted on 1/11/11 at 8:39 PM
MS. SIMPLICITY Most Popular Blog Posts for 2010
Here is a quick roundup of my most popular blog posts from the past year. The one in first place has been there for a long time. I think my search engine optimisation is working on this one! I thought... Posted on 1/2/11 at 1:27 PM
FATHER KNOWS LAST 2010 Running Review
Exercise, and especially running, has become an important part of my life. I generally do some form of exercise five or six days a week, and although it can be light like it right now, it can also be ... Posted on 12/31/10 at 4:30 PM
The 2010 census forms specifically instructed Latinos that Hispanic origins are not races and to select a recognized category such as white or black. It appears now that the response caused an unexpected growth in the U.S.'s white population.
Celso Garza, the East Grand Forks man whose flight from police on Columbia Road led to the death of two young adults, 21 and 19, and injuries to two others in June, will be serving at least 20 years in the state prison, a judge decided Wednesday.
In every case, communities said the new, more powerful equipment was needed to deal at least indirectly with the spill. In many cases, though, the connection between the spill and the expenditures was remote, and lots of money wound up in cities and towns little touched by the goo that washed up on shore, the AP found in records requested from more than 150 communities and dozens of interviews.
Melinda Deslatte, Michael Kunzelman and Mike Schneider
, April 11, 2011
The North Dakota Legislature didn’t meet in 2010, but there still was plenty that happened during the year on the outdoors front. In North Dakota, perhaps most significant development was the defeat of Measure 2, which would have banned the practice of shooting big game such as elk and deer inside fenced enclosures. Voters defeated Measure 2 during the November election.
The white snow flew and the red ink grew as 2010 drew to a close in Minnesota, but the blizzard that brought down the Metrodome roof and the projection of a daunting $6.2 billion state deficit were just two of the year's most notable stories in Minnesota.
What Betty White did in 2010 doesn't usually happen: an 88-year-old actress with more than six decades in Hollywood suddenly became the object of adulation of the Facebook-connected masses, which campaigned for her to host "Saturday Night Live," boosting the show's ratings and helping her set ratings records for her own show.
If June estimates stick, North Dakota farmers will have planted about 100,000 acres more of flax seed this year over 2009 and state Ag Commissioner Doug Goehring only expects to see an increase next year.
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