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Democrats leave session with issues they still want to do
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey There is little doubt the 2013 Minnesota Legislature will be remembered for its historic vote to allow gay marriage and a $2 billion tax increase. Democrats say the s...
5/22/13 at 1:01 PM Legislative notebook: Legislature approves freezing college tuitions 5/17/13 at 8:45 PM
Legislative notebook: House, Senate look to the sun for power 5/8/13 at 8:29 AM
Deadline for grad ads
Grad parties are so pass. Make the soon-to-be graduate in your life stand out from the pack with a Congratulations, graduate! ad. Ads are $25 each and will be published in the June 2 Scrapbook sectio...
5/22/13 at 12:00 AM Wednesday is for trees 5/14/13 at 12:00 AM
UMD sorority raising awareness with #KidneyForKelsey 5/7/13 at 11:52 AM
Faces of the Boom: Bus driver says traffic danger makes job more important
WILLISTON, N.D. Tana Turcotte has figured out a way she can make sure her kids get safely to school in the Oil Patch. She volunteered to drive the school bus. The Alexander woman said intense oilfie...
5/20/13 at 12:50 AM Demand for library services increases as Oil Patch population grows 5/14/13 at 12:08 PM
Faces of the Boom: N.D. provides math instructor with a solution 4/29/13 at 11:38 AM
Chickens Don't Do That
FromStart Your Week with Steve, theweekly newsletterof Steve Henderson Fine Art: Steve Says: "From everything our son, the family expert on chickens, has read, certain breeds go broody and hatch c...
5/13/13 at 6:52 PM Chickens, Dishwashing, and Keynesian Economics 5/10/13 at 2:48 PM
Light and Hope versus Darkness and Despair 5/6/13 at 5:53 PM
This is only a test.
This has been an unusual week for us. Instead of staying at home mornings to "do school", I have been driving the kids to the school Leah attended for kindergarten and 1st grade. This has been "testin...
4/17/13 at 2:12 PM How on earth am I gonna teach Algebra?! 4/1/13 at 10:13 AM
In case you were wondering how it's going... 3/22/13 at 1:23 PM
Life in “Standby” Mode?
It is the second half of the school year, and I am traveling quite a bit around the state of Minnesota. As the dean of students for an online school, my primary role is to deal with attendance issues....
3/1/13 at 7:35 AM Online Learning: A Dual Perspective 9/13/12 at 8:13 AM
Just Go to School! 9/5/12 at 7:02 AM
Loopy Stanley 2013 - we want YOU!
Hello and welcome February! It is a blustery one here in North Dakota. As I type I am enjoying an impromptu Snow Day after we got a healthy dumping of snow and wind, enough to close down two major in...
2/11/13 at 3:48 PM The Space Between: CONNECTing Music Therapy & Music Ed 1/12/13 at 1:54 PM
Surviving Power Struggles 11/28/12 at 10:36 AM
Hungry? Help us make 23-cent meals!
The Kiwanis Club of Jamestown looks to hold its third Kids Against Hunger meal-packaging event, thanks to another gift from an anonymous donor. As a Kiwanis member and a parent, I'm so humbled to be ...
12/20/12 at 11:45 AM Grandparents raising your children's children: here's a group for you 10/20/11 at 6:30 AM
Headlines: Spiritwood-area volunteers assist with harvest after death of 3-year-old boy 10/19/11 at 12:40 PM
Education should be encouraged, not denied
8:10 on a Wednesday morning in a lecture hall, waiting for the first class of the day to start. It is one of the introductory classes which provides students studying English with an insight to lite...
10/25/12 at 8:36 AM The Best Leaders Learn From Example 7/9/12 at 9:28 AM
Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein 6/12/12 at 4:55 AM
Letting Go, Letting Life
The trek was over. I got back to Zhuhai, my home in China for the past eleven months. But though I was done trekking, I wasn't through with traveling: I had 48 left in China to ready for a long journ...
10/6/12 at 9:21 AM Tai Chi: What Goes Around Comes Around 9/8/12 at 8:20 AM
Bamboo U 5/5/12 at 8:53 AM
"Real Food" vs Processed Food - Areavoices Digest #89
So as I sat the other day spraying cheese in a can on my snack crackers, I began to think "Can this be real cheese?" Well the answer is "probably not." First clue: any cheese that's spelled with a "z...
9/19/12 at 2:16 PM Getting your school news published the easy way - Areavoices Digest #87 8/22/12 at 1:34 PM
More from the Oil Boom, Junkfest and a Little Something for Teachers - Areavoices Digest #83 7/25/12 at 11:53 AM
Putting a dent in family travel
Besides family time, one of the concerns about starting school before Labor Day is that it would cut into family travel... and ultimately the tourism and hospitality industry. And that's a big deal in...
8/30/12 at 12:40 PM Online colleges edge out UMD 2/9/11 at 1:22 PM
Explosion at Laura MacArthur School, 1982
Story printed September 28, 1982 Apprehension and excitement show on the faces of first-graders outside Laura MacArthur-West Elementary School following a boiler explosion on September 27, 1982. They...
7/13/12 at 4:26 PM Morgan Park High School memories 5/19/12 at 8:35 PM
Old Denfeld sign at old Laura MacArthur school 12/14/11 at 2:17 PM
Free Homebuyer Education Class
The Village Homebuyer Education program is one of several services we provide as part of The Village Family Service Centers Financial Resource Center, or FRC. The Homebuyer Education Seminar includes...
6/13/12 at 4:12 PM
Travel Adventures On All Seven Continents
Explore the world with award-winning author and Duluth native Marty Essen as he presents the multimedia show, Around the World in 90 Minutes, at UMD on Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Weber Music...
4/16/12 at 10:41 AM Jenelle Bartelt Explores the World of Puppets 3/14/12 at 8:49 AM
Choral Event Launches Scholarship 3/2/12 at 2:34 PM