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10 Things About Electronic Cigarettes
This information comes from the American Lung Association of Minnesota: Minnesota tobacco users who want help in quitting smoking can get free access to QuickPlan Services. This is personalized help ...
3/6/14 at 5:13 PM American Lung, Secondhand Smoke 6/22/13 at 5:00 PM
Susan G. Komen for the Cure 5/12/13 at 4:01 PM
Tobacco can Affect Everyone
In Minnesota, five of the six leading causes of death among American Indians are related to commercial tobacco use: cancer, coronary heart disease, diabetes, stroke and lower respiratory disease. This...
3/5/14 at 5:30 PM American Indian Cancer Org 6/21/13 at 4:13 PM
American Association of Cancer Research 12/9/12 at 7:21 AM
Interview with a Minnesota Man Who Went to North Korea
Recently, I interviewed Jim. Jim is unlike most travelers. He likes to see places that most people wouldn't. In 2010, he thought it would be a thrill to visit mysterious North Korea. Ahead was his exp...
12/20/13 at 8:16 AM The Donner Party 11/14/13 at 10:33 AM
Which "America" Do You Belong To? 11/11/13 at 8:33 AM
Twas the night before, the night before Christmas
(prolouge) One night I awaited a spot to stay during the Off-Sale parking lot ballet. I reminded me much of a sware so merry, on stage, it was the dance of the sugar plum fairies. My mind relaxed in...
12/14/13 at 8:32 AM It just ain't October 10/12/13 at 2:19 AM
Rural Reflections Radio 9/13/13 at 5:15 AM
The Malingering American Dream
I'm not sure if you're aware of this, but the American Dream has had the flu lately. At least, that's the latest from the Washington Post, which published an article by Carol Morello, Peyton Craighi...
10/11/13 at 11:39 AM Oppression and Impoverishment, American Style 9/25/13 at 11:02 AM
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? All of Us 7/26/13 at 12:24 PM
Minnesota shutdown impact spotty
By Don Davis The impact of a federal government shutdown on Minnesotans was spotty Tuesday, but an extended one would cause more widespread problems. State officials are examining the situation, and C...
10/1/13 at 4:45 PM Legislative notebook: Hundreds rally for passage of gay marriage 4/18/13 at 8:38 PM
Legislative notebook: House DFL wants $250 million in property tax relief 4/3/13 at 9:03 AM
ASCE Bridge Photo Viewers' Choice Award 2013
With a number of bridge photographers increasing in vast numbers, surely there would be a bridge photo contest to encourage them to submit the best ones for a grand prize right? In the eyes of the ...
9/26/13 at 3:53 AM Waldo Hancock Suspension Bridge coming down- but how? 5/3/13 at 3:11 AM
Kentucky Bridge to be replaced- truss bridge for sale. Any takers? 5/3/13 at 2:34 AM
"We're Not Going Anywhere," Says Planned Parenthood Rep, Clinic Closes Behind Her
[First published on WIvoices.org] Wisconsin is back in the national spotlight with numerous public policy choices enacted that affect healthcare for women and girls in the Badger State. One of the ...
7/9/13 at 8:54 PM
Confessions of a Missionary on Home Assignment
by Shan Reed I live a lifestyle as a missionary that can be a challenge. I love being a missionary. I love being in ministry. I love Japan, my other home. I do not love home assignment. There is a ...
6/6/13 at 4:59 AM The Most Excellent Flight Attendant EVER! 5/10/12 at 5:00 AM
Parenting: It Just Never Stops 2/23/12 at 5:30 AM
Bayern Munich has doped it way to the top!
From the Sports Arena 4-0 for Bayern Munich! If you add the blow-out against Barcelona during last night's first game of the Champions League semi-finals in European Soccer to the blow-out games of ...
4/24/13 at 9:16 AM The Problem with Soccer in Germany Part 2: Fan Behavior- How the German Soccer Leagues should crack down on fan violence 6/7/12 at 3:30 AM
Kiel finishes perfect season in...... 6/5/12 at 4:26 PM
Health care after doomsday
On December 21, 2012, my wife and I happened to wake up at 4:00am. As we were talking, the power went out. Being familiar with apocalyptic predictions for that date based on the Mayan calendar, we lo...
1/22/13 at 1:09 PM
My "Idol" days might be numbered
I've watched American Idol nearly from the start. As the mom of a newborn that summer of 2002 it was fun to watch while I fed the baby. I was draw in by Kelly vs Justin. (Although, I'm happy to say I...
1/17/13 at 12:09 PM Your Voice Has Been Heard - Now What? 5/31/12 at 1:18 PM
Bras On Broadway Benefit
Bras on Broadway supports those in the Fargo, ND area fighting breast cancer by providing accommodations, gas cards and wigs. Last year, Bras on Broadway donated more than $102,000 to the American Ca...
10/8/12 at 8:18 PM
The Final Leg
This three-week journey through central China capped off my 11-month stay in China. After it, I returned to my China home of Zhuhai for two days of preparations, reflection, and final good-byes to all...
9/29/12 at 7:47 AM Made in China 5/19/12 at 7:54 AM
Mr. White American Man 5/12/12 at 8:15 AM
Thanks Bottles & Jugs, Tri-J liquor stores for sponsoring Alexis Barnick/Kiwanis event!
We, in Kiwanis, have met some AMAZING sponsors who are helping save the lives of NINE children each minute. Bottles & Jugs and Tri-J were among the first two to extend a helping hand. The VERY fi...
3/28/12 at 9:32 AM 'American Idol' Alexis Barnick to perform April 13 in Jamestown 3/28/12 at 7:00 AM