STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING A new journey
"That's the thing about running: your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life is." - Kara Goucher
It all h... Posted on 12/8/13 at 10:35 AM
CONFESSIONS OF A (FORMER) FAT GIRL Race reports, doctor appointments, goals and more
So, hey. How ya doing? I guess it's been a little while, huh? If you were to check my blog each year at around this time of year, you would probably find the same thing - few and far between posts.
S... Posted on 12/5/13 at 10:13 PM
FATHER KNOWS LAST My Running Friends
What do you do when you get together with your friends? Do you eat and drink? Do you celebrate life events like birthdays, marriages, and the joy of children? Do you discuss politics and religion? ... Posted on 10/14/13 at 2:21 PM
THE NEW FORTY Fallen
On June 30, 2013, 19 firefighters were lost while battling the Yarnell Hill fire in Arizona. The fallen represent about 20% of Prescott's Fire Department. It is an unbearable loss that is difficult to... Posted on 7/2/13 at 7:16 PM
Acting on a White House directive after last December's Connecticut school massacre, and partnering with a Texas-based training center, the FBI this year has been teaching best practices for responding to mass shootings.
The amount and type of flying experience first officers — also known as co-pilots — must have to qualify to fly for an airline will be significantly increased under new regulations announced Wednesday by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Zeus the pit bull helps his owner slog through interval training and military crawls, Goldie and her master enjoy Tai Chi together and Izzie the three-legged shih tzu can't hike up the mountain but she acts as a hand weight for her owner's bicep curl.
Leaders of Sanford Medical Center and North Dakota State University are being urged to stop using live pigs in a joint trauma training program here. The training involves cutting into live, sedated pigs and inserting needles and tubes into them before they are killed.
They're called "leathernecks" or "Devil Dogs," but some of the Marines killed in a desert training accident this week were just a year or so out of high school, their boyish faces not yet weathered by life's hardships
The department of Employment and Economic Development released a study Thursday showing that in nursing, industrial engineering and manufacturing production in Minnesota, many employers indeed have had difficulty filling positions but often for reasons only partly attributable to lack of skilled workers.
The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military's toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based on mindfulness.
FFA member Preston Gilderhus plans a career in industrial engineering. Jodi Boe, another FFA member, is studying to be an agronomist, even though her father, a farmer, once tried to steer her away from both FFA and agriculture.
Welcome to the modern FFA, an organization that values production agriculture but increasingly stresses preparation for other careers, both in and out of agriculture.
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