ASTRO BOB Is Comet ISON a slacker? / Win cash in comet photo contest
Comet ISON takes a beautiful picture as Damian Peach's recent photo attests. Feast your eyes on that Mediterranean-hued coma and long tail. How I wish it looked like that in a telescope.While there'... Posted on 10/28/13 at 11:58 AM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH DAKOTA October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Its that time of the year when you see pink. Pink blenders, pink cookbooks, pink pie dishes as well as fund-raising walks are familiar signs that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
In... Posted on 10/25/13 at 12:44 PM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! NNW Crossword Puzzle
National Newspaper Week (NNW) is October 6-12, 2013.This marks the 73rd year of the Week, which observes the importance of newspapers to communities large and small. This year's theme is Your Communit... Posted on 10/8/13 at 8:45 AM
The Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota won't be reopening any time soon despite the federal government saying it would let states pay to operate some national parks closed by the shutdown.
Lawmakers are asking to study the economic impact around the Theodore Roosevelt National Park to determine the best practice for sustaining and enhancing the areas’ tourism and recreation as well as oil and gas development.
The net worth of the richest Americans grew by 13 percent in the past year to $1.7 trillion, Forbes magazine said on Wednesday, and a familiar cast populated the top of the annual list, including Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Larry Ellison and the Koch brothers.
Today a band of light snow from Pembina to Crookston to Park Rapids will move slowly to the east. Additional accumulation is anticipated to be one inch or less. Patchy dense fog is expected through mid-morning and will decrease visibility down to one quarter of a mile.
Montana officials are holding up shipments of tens of thousands of trout eggs from a federal fish hatchery to other states as Gov. Brian Schweitzer seeks to pressure the Interior Department into changing the way it manages other wildlife — particularly bison.
Red River reaches minor flood stage of 28 feet
The Red River was measured at its minor flood stage of 28 feet at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday. As of 10:30 Thursday morning, the Red at East Grand Forks was at 28.54 feet.
A taxi driver plowed slowly through a crowd on a sidewalk in a popular restaurant and nightclub zone early Friday, severing the leg of one woman and injuring more than two dozen other people, police said.
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