STAFF BLOG UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA HOCKEY Friday morning reading
KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Good morning from Kalamazoo, a town that UND doesn't need a tour guide to show it around.
That's because it has Brad Berry.
The assistant coach played professionally here for the... Posted on 12/6/13 at 3:36 AM
LITERARY ENGINEER Making life easier
A few weeks ago I talked about cleaning up my Kindle, including getting rid of stuff Id gotten for free, but now know Ill probably never read. And I did some organizing by creating several collections... Posted on 12/1/13 at 12:00 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Olive Logan
Reading the "new" Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 2 is nothing if not a commitment. It is very long.
But barely forty pages in, I was rewarded as Twain returns to one of my favorite characters ... Posted on 11/10/13 at 7:51 AM
MS. SIMPLICITY Be More
How many of us go to a job and work to pay for the things that society thinks we should have...abigger house....a flashy car....a lake home....a boat....a designer purse...the latest tech ga... Posted on 9/27/13 at 9:09 AM
STAFF BLOG REEL TALK MONDAY MIX: Bad lip reading
I've been watching a lot of "The Leauge," I actually finished the series via Netflix in one week, so I am extra pumped to share this week's Monday mix as it's also guys having fun with the NFL.
Hope ... Posted on 9/2/13 at 12:10 PM
Dear Shirley, This is a special week in Grand Forks. Jane Kurtz is back in town. She is a nationally known author who got her start when she lived here in Grand Forks. Her first major book, “Fire on the Mountain,” was published in 1994.
One day many years ago, when I wrote a personal column in the Herald four times a week, friends and I had lunch at the Ness Café in Erskine, Minn. As we sat and talked, a man in overalls kept glancing at us from his seat at the counter. He smiled at me and nodded. “A reader,” I thought proudly, nodding back. “A fan.”
Ensuring your child’s success this school year can be achieved by increasing their reading habits. Examining and learning about virtually anything in the world begins by first learning how to read. It’s a skill that develops with time, but without proper direction, kids may not realize its importance.
When Chilly and Brian Goodman welcomed their second daughter’s birth last Valentine’s Day, they knew little Vivian would be blessed with all the baby clothes and equipment she needed from her big sister, Lily, 3.
I might not remember the book reviews, and I’ve long since forgotten the guest stars, but I recently realized that “Reading Rainbow” has stuck with me well into adulthood for one big reason — its highly infectious theme song.
Minnesota students generally remain above average in math and reading, but several other states are pulling ahead, according to the results of a new national test released today. The scores are from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, called "The Nation's Report Card," which tests the nation's fourth and eighth graders every two years.
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