STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! 150th Anniversary Gettysburg Address
In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, here's a special MCT One Page featuring one of the greatest speeches in American history.
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THE PERIPHERY Mail Order Heroin
I once talked to a former drug addict who was a roadie for a rock-n-roll band. He shared about getting cocaine sent to him from his dealer back in LA when the band was on the road.
"How do you send c... Posted on 9/24/13 at 7:04 AM
THE NEW FORTY More than a two day tour....
I have concluded from our brief Washington, DC trip that a byproduct of a two-day DC adventure is a recognition that you need to come back when you have more time. This is not a place that can be seen... Posted on 8/2/13 at 7:58 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesotans of today to remember those who died in Civil War
By Don Davis
Minnesota soldiers gave their lives on July 2, 1863, in the Civil Wars Battle of Gettysburg to buy fellow Union troops a few minutes, and up to 100 Minnesotans plan to remember the sacri... Posted on 6/25/13 at 4:36 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Assorted Church History News
Today, while taking a break, I came across some very intriguing articles that I share with you all here. I realize that is not why one comes to this site typically, but in this case, I hope you'll exc... Posted on 2/19/13 at 9:34 PM
An elderly U.S. Korean War veteran released from detention in North Korea said on Monday a videotaped "confession" he made was given under duress and that he believed he may have been held in a misunderstanding over his interest in the war.
More than 11,000 children have been killed in Syria since the conflict there began over two and a half years ago, many of them summarily executed or targeted by snipers, a UK-based think tank said in a report published on Sunday.
North Korea denied it was sending military aid to the Syrian government, one of its few close allies, in its battle against rebel forces after media reports said that Pyongyang had sent advisors and helicopter pilots.
The Syrian opposition set terms on Sunday for attending peace talks to end the Syrian civil war, in a move that throws the proposed conference into further confusion after the international envoy said there should be no preconditions.
Yasmine Saleh and Ayman Samir
, November 03, 2013
Nearly two years after pushing out the U.S. military, Iraq is asking for more American weapons, training and manpower to help fight a bloody resurgence of al-Qaida that has unleashed a level of violence comparable to the darkest days of the nation's civil war.
The U.S. and Europe are putting intense pressure on the main Syrian opposition group to attend a long-delayed peace conference aimed at ending Syria's civil war, even though agreeing to join the talks could irreparably split the already-fragmented opposition in exile.
Cpl. Harold Evans is coming home this week, nearly 63 years after the Grygla, Minn., native was listed as missing in action during the Korean War. The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office last month positively identified his remains, which will be escorted from Honolulu to Fargo on Wednesday and then to Thief River Falls.
Moderate Syrian rebels are engaged in their fiercest fighting to date with al Qaeda-affiliated fighters on Syria's northern and eastern borders, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Tuesday.
A resurgence of violence and a renewed threat from al-Qaida have recently revived flagging U.S. interest in Iraq, officials said Friday as Baghdad asked for new help to fight extremists less than two years after it forced American troops to withdraw.
With unmanned aircraft almost certainly the wave of the future, big hulking planes might seem more like UFOs to today’s youth.
That’s what makes an old war bird’s appearance this week at the Fargo Air Museum all the more important, said Dick Walstad, co-chairman of the Fargo AirSho.
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