STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Bad roads, difficult decisions
Like most Agweek readers, I willingly and gladly live in the Upper Midwest. The region brings many satisfactions, and I don't want to live anywhere else.
But my conviction sometimes wavers during the... Posted on 12/3/13 at 1:34 PM
THE PERIPHERY Which "America" Do You Belong To?
The U.S. might be a melting pot but, as we've seen before, pockets of distinct populations exist. This time, it's about the regional differences in America and the culture that's been nurtured and mai... Posted on 11/11/13 at 8:33 AM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Brief Update on Bishop Matthias
For those of you who were unable to attend Liturgy this morning, please read the letters from Bishop Matthias and Metropolitan Tikhon on the diocese's webpage:
Bishop ... Posted on 4/14/13 at 9:29 PM
THE RACING LIFE Twists And Turns
Are you ready for the 2013 racing season? The Racing Life is. But with all the snow STILL on the ground here in North Dakota is seems like spring will never get here. So to get you in the mood... we m... Posted on 4/7/13 at 12:19 PM
Republicans in the Midwest would like you to know something about the government shutdown that closed the national parks and put 800,000 workers on the street: They had nothing to do with it. Please don't blame them.
Blizzards rolled into parts of Wyoming and South Dakota on Friday, bringing the snow-savvy states to an unseasonably early winter standstill and forcing a tourist town to cancel its annual Octoberfest's polka-dancing bar crawl.
The U.S. oil and gas renaissance that has bestowed unexpected prosperity on states from North Dakota to Pennsylvania and boosted distillate production to a record high in the Midwest is also causing pockets of fuel scarcity: just ask Arkansas.
Kristen Hays and Sabina Zawadzki
, May 07, 2013
Her Missouri hamlet soon to celebrate its 200th birthday, Mayor Jo Anne Smiley embraces Clarksville's perilous place along the Mississippi River, never mind that that the waters again threaten to wipe it and its potpourri of specialty shops off the map.
An early spring snowstorm forced the cancellation of more than 100 flights at Denver International Airport and closed several roads Saturday as it moved eastward, dumping more than a foot of snow in some places.
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