THE NEW FORTY Freedom is not free.
USA Today's website has a powerful story and video aboutUSMC Cpl. Ronny "Tony" Porta that I think should be mandatory reading and viewing for every American who wants to maintain citizenship in this c... Posted on 4/29/13 at 8:58 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 10:34 PM
FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY Battles on Ice: Continuing the outdoor hockey trend
TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska, will host the Mutual of Omaha Battles on Ice, an outdoor hockey doubleheader later today. First on the schedule, the Omaha Lancers take on their USHL rival, th... Posted on 2/9/13 at 6:00 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesota history exhibit features dark episode
Museums often tell war stories, but an exhibit the Minnesota History Center just opened is more emotional than others.
This is our war, History Center Director Dan Spock said while touring the exhi... Posted on 7/6/12 at 4:50 AM
STORM TRACKER Forecasting the War
At a recent speaking engagement I had the opportunity to have a brief but fascinating conversation with a World War II veteran that was a meteorologist in the Pacific Theatre during the war. Even wi... Posted on 4/6/12 at 8:47 AM
The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, as the international coalition formally handed over control of the country's security to the Afghan army and police.
Syrian President Bashar Assad said in a newspaper interview Saturday he won't step down and will instead "face the storm," raising new doubts about a U.S-Russian effort to get Assad and his opponents to negotiate an end to the country's civil war.
The Japanese military's forced prostitution of Asian women before and during World War II was necessary to "maintain discipline" in the ranks and provide rest for soldiers who risked their lives in battle, an outspoken politician said in comments raising ire with Japan's neighbors.
North Korea on Tuesday urged all foreign companies and tourists in South Korea to evacuate, saying the two countries are on the verge of a nuclear war. The new threat appeared to be an attempt to scare foreigners into pressing their governments to pressure Washington and Seoul to act to avert a conflict.
Syrian regime forces routed rebels in fighting on the edge of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights last week, leaving at least 35 dead, activists said Saturday, as the country's civil war reached the doorstep of the strategic plateau.
It's been more than six years since a bomb ripped away the eyes from Shams Karim, killed her mother and left the little girl, now 7, blind and disfigured for life. Psychiatric drugs help control her outbursts of crying and screaming.
North Korean state media said Monday that Pyongyang had carried through with a threat to cancel the 60-year-old armistice that ended the Korean War, as it and South Korea staged dueling war games amid threatening rhetoric that has risen to the highest level since North Korea rained artillery shells on a South Korean island in 2010.
Forty years ago last week, David R. Wheat was greeted in Duluth by cheering, flag-waving crowds. A State Trooper escorted him to the family home he hadn’t seen in eight years. Mayor Ben Boo proclaimed Feb. 27, 1973, David Wheat Homecoming Day.
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