STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER New governor candidate Seifert claims urban, rural experience
By Don Davis
Former state Rep. Marty Seifert got into the governors race Thursday saying that he is the only candidate with deep experience in both the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota.
The Marshall... Posted on 11/21/13 at 5:01 PM
GREATER GRAND FORKS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS What's Up Wednesday!
What's Up This Weekend in the Grand Cities?
This weekend, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the last few weeks of summer. GGFYP hosts its annual picnic, Enbridge Pipelines hosts a BBQ fundr... Posted on 8/14/13 at 10:26 AM
THE PERIPHERY Guest Post: Sports, Tension, and the Power of [n-word]
Readers: allow me introduce to you the newest contributor to The Periphery. This writer comes from a long ways away, and because of that, has a unique angle on the controversies and happenings of our ... Posted on 8/7/13 at 6:50 AM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND women pilots complete challenging air race safely and cleanly
Schools first-time entrants finished 2,400-mile course 18th overall out of nearly 50 teams
By Juan Miguel Pedraza, UNDUniversity and Public Affairs writer
Air racing is a major flying challenge. N... Posted on 7/2/13 at 12:57 PM
THE DULLUM FILE Terry's Book Club Selection
It's been awhile, boys and girls, since our lastTerry's Book Club selection. Not because there aren'tenough good books out there to read as Oprah once hinted, but rather because of extremeslothfulness... Posted on 6/9/13 at 5:53 AM
Lee Hetletved regretted his decision. The costume ceased to be entertaining after the first mile. The 40-year-old from Bismarck was one of just less than 100 riders and more than a dozen teams who biked in the END-TOMBED (Extreme North Dakota Twelve Hour Mountain Bike or Enduring Delirium) race.
As Stacy Kusler watched runners from the Grand Forks Wild Hog Half Marathon begin to cross the finish line, she said this was her favorite part. Kusler was one of hundreds who volunteered at the race Saturday morning, all of whom bundled up to combat the cold, rainy weather to prepare food, maintain aid stations, greet runners and hand out medals.
The Justice Department will begin keeping numbers on hate crimes committed against Sikhs and six other groups, in connection with Monday's one-year anniversary of the killing of six Sikh worshippers in Oak Creek, Wis.
In a rare and public reflection on race, President Barack Obama called on the nation Friday to do some soul searching over the death of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of his shooter, saying the slain black teenager "could have been me 35 years ago."
Rain has been the enemy of River Cities this season as the track has managed only one complete night of racing since mid-April. But that frustration could be tempered somewhat this Friday as the track again will host the World of Outlaws — the country’s top sprint car circuit.
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