BEST FRIENDS ND Thank you University of Illinois at Chicago
Thank you to a wonderful ASB (Alternative Spring Break) group from the University of Illinois at Chicago who visited Dickinson last week and volunteered throughout the community.
The ten UIC students... Posted on 12/26/12 at 1:02 PM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so.
There is a proverb that I want to start this column on: It is about disaster. When disaster strikes, people chip in to help. When politicians help, disaster strikes again. Therefore, people go first o... Posted on 10/30/12 at 7:23 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA When States Force A Particular Secular Perspective
Recently, in a comment, Andrew raised the choices before Roman Catholic adoption agencies when states have mandated that all adoption agencies must be willing to adopt children to homosexual couples. ... Posted on 6/21/12 at 1:36 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER UPDATE: White House mum on Obama Midwest trip details
President Barack Obama plans a southern Minnesota visit next week to start a three-state rural Midwestern tour.
The White House late Tuesday afternoon issued a statement with no details.
President... Posted on 8/9/11 at 5:30 PM
After years of clashing over the drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," the oil industry and environmentalists have achieved something extraordinary in Illinois: They sat down together to draft regulations both sides could live with.
Two days after a stunning series of errors allowed a convicted murderer to walk out of a Chicago jail where he did not need to be in the first place, police recaptured the man at a northern Illinois home where he was found watching TV.
The stalling of Illinois' gay-marriage push — at least for now — shows the difficulty of approving legislation to legalize it, even with a nudge from the home-state president, steadily rising support in the polls and national momentum from the November elections.
The president of Bemidji Aviation Services Inc. who died after his plane crashed Tuesday, will be remembered as a “superb pilot” who was a fair, generous and conscientious person, his business partner said.
Prosecutors say the mother of a 5-year-old girl stabbed to death this week would have had no hint that something might be wrong when she left her daughter with the babysitter now accused of killing the girl and the woman's own 7-year-old son.
Don Babwin and Sara Burnett
, November 02, 2012
Some cornstalks in fields around the farm where David Kellerman works stand tall, but appearances can be deceiving. When the husks are pulled back, the cobs are empty. No kernels developed as the plants struggled with heat and drought.
A retired southern Illinois couple has claimed the third and final share of last month's record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot. Illinois Lottery officials introduced Merle and Patricia Butler at a ceremony in their hometown of Red Bud, where they bought the winning ticket for the March 30 drawing.
Three lottery tickets sold in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland hit the world record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials said Saturday, leaving millions of players across the country with busted multi-millionaire dreams.
Rep. Bobby Rush donned a hoodie during a speech on the House floor Wednesday deploring the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, receiving a reprimand for violating rules on wearing hats in the House chamber.
A key figure in the development of North Dakota’s oil industry since the 1950s and a leader in its political organization died Thursday. Al Golden was originally from Illinois but came to the state in 1953 at the start of its first oil boom. He started as a landman for Mobil Oil, researching land titles, and later established his own Golden Land and Oil. He lived in Bismarck, where he died at age 84.
Fresh off a decisive victory in Illinois, Mitt Romney today won critical establishment support from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as he looks to unite the Republican Party behind his candidacy. Romney said he's "almost there" after pursuing the GOP nomination for six years, and there are fresh signs that big GOP donors and other party figures will follow Bush's lead after sitting on the sidelines for much of the primary season.
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