FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY The Bismarck Bobcats' tradition of goalie development
For those who compete in junior hockey, the goal is often to move on to the next level of hockey. For most players in the North American Hockey League, the only Tier II junior league in the United S... Posted on 2/16/13 at 2:00 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, A Perfect World... Posted on 1/4/13 at 7:58 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II faith fridays: snowflakes falling upward (a memorial)
One summer during junior high, I volunteered to help with Vacation Bible School and was assigned to be an aide in the first-grade class. I found the kids to be absolutely precious -- so full of wonder... Posted on 12/21/12 at 1:03 AM
THE NEW FORTY Solidarity...
Ihave beentouched by the gestures of solidarity toward Newtown, Connecticut that have been evident from around theworld. TIME magazine posted photos of some of the vigils and tributes. The television ... Posted on 12/19/12 at 6:15 PM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Are you aware.......
Are you aware of what you are doing? When you talk about somebody behind his/her back, you degrade that person and his/her self-esteem. When you yell insults to someone, you scare them away. When you... Posted on 12/18/12 at 9:21 AM
Erin Brady of South Glastonbury, Conn., won the beauty pageant at the Planet Hollywood hotel-casino after strutting in a white sparkly gown and answering a question about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding widespread DNA tests. Asked if she agreed with the decision, Brady said she did.
The chiming of bells reverberated throughout Newtown on Friday, commemorating one week since the crackle of gunfire in a schoolhouse killed 20 children and six adults in a massacre that has shaken the community — and the nation — to its core.
Investors shunned some of the nation's largest gun makers Tuesday, putting up for sale the manufacturer of the Bushmaster semiautomatic rifle used in the Connecticut school shooting and worrying that the attack could soon bring stricter gun laws.
A grieving Connecticut town braced itself Monday to bury the first two of the 20 littlest victims of the school gunman. Authorities could not say when or whether the school, now a crime scene and forever a place of tragedy, would reopen.
Matt Apuzzo and Pat Eaton-Robb
, December 17, 2012
So often these days, readers who comment on news items online ask great questions and offer useful information. And the readers who’ve commented on the stories about the shootings in Connecticut are no exception.
He spoke for a nation in sorrow, but the slaughter of all those little boys and girls turned the commander in chief into another parent in grief, searching for answers. Alone on a spare stage after the worst day of his tenure, President Barack Obama declared Sunday he will use "whatever power" he has to prevent shootings like the Connecticut school massacre.
Ben Feller and Jim Kuhnhenn
, December 16, 2012
School administrators across the nation have pledged to add police patrols, review security plans and make guidance counselors available in their districts as students return to classes Monday for the first time since the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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