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Candidate out to convince state for more help for western N.D.
WILLISTON, N.D. A Williston city commissioner announced Monday he will run for the state Legislature to better convey the message in Bismarck about the need for state help in western North Dakota. Br...
1/27/14 at 5:23 PM UPDATED: Democrats say oil regulation, promotion duties should be split 1/15/14 at 1:06 AM
Democrats plan pipeline field hearing 11/8/13 at 6:53 PM
The Problem with U.S. History
In 20 years of homeschooling, we never did find the ultimate resource for teaching U.S. History. We knew we didn't want textbooks similar to what we had endured in our own public school childhoods:...
1/23/14 at 2:39 PM Are We Truly Free? 1/22/14 at 2:58 PM
Wives and Husbands, Homosexual Style 10/30/13 at 2:32 PM
A political journalist is set to speak about The Hazards of Global Ambition at the College of St. Scholastica on Jan. 30. Robert Merry, editor of The National Interest, will give the talk as part of ...
1/18/14 at 12:00 AM Nolan to honor vets 12/4/13 at 12:00 AM
Square-off set 11/28/13 at 12:00 AM
Dodd Ford to receive a makeover
Truss bridge to be placed onto concrete stringer with the decking encased. Work scheduled to begin in Summer 2014 It is a beautiful piece of artwork when crossing the Blue Earth River, as seen in t...
1/13/14 at 10:18 PM
In Wisconsin, "we are the underclass of the underclass," Says Same-Sex Couple
first published on WIvoices.org HEARINGShave begunin WI Supreme Court challenging the Domestic Partnership law. Wanda Brown and Phyllis Goldin live in River Falls, WI. The couple discuss the strugg...
10/30/13 at 12:37 PM WI Teacher Resigns Citing Stress, Health Care, Uncertainty 5/31/12 at 9:52 AM
Voices from the Rally Crowd (pt 2) 1/4/12 at 10:17 AM
Problems With Democracy
Once again, allow me introduce to you the newest contributor to The Periphery. This writer comes from a long ways away, and because of that, has a unique angle on the controversies and happenings of o...
8/15/13 at 8:19 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Bullitt...
5/10/13 at 10:39 AM Bullit 5/5/13 at 6:22 AM
Five shiny new bullets for 2012 2/5/12 at 1:09 PM
Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo...
2/14/13 at 1:00 AM Death isn't funny, but Twitter and Kim Jong Il changed that 12/20/11 at 1:00 AM
Gadhafi: Pop culture meets reality 8/24/11 at 12:00 AM
faith fridays: 'one nation, under God, indivisible...'
I remember saying The Pledge of Allegiance as a kindergartner, my tiny hand placed somewhere in the vicinity of where my heart supposedly was attached and beating, doing my best to get through the str...
11/2/12 at 12:00 AM faith fridays: rotten tomatoes for God? 9/21/12 at 12:01 AM
Bill Clinton visits Duluth, 1994
There's news today that former President Bill Clinton is planning a visit to Duluth on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, to campaign on behalf of Democratic candidates in the upcoming election. That will be al...
10/29/12 at 12:54 PM Photos of Paul Wellstone in the Northland 10/24/12 at 5:01 AM
George McGovern in the Twin Ports 10/21/12 at 11:05 PM
Areavoices Digest #88 - Some top performers
I decided for this week's digest to offer up another look at some of our top performing blogs. They're both consistent with their posts, and their posts seem to generate broad interest in everything f...
9/5/12 at 3:46 PM Areavoices Digest #82 - Hot days, hot blogs 7/11/12 at 4:04 PM
Areavoices Digest #72 - Spinach Bacon Mac and Cheese and Black Russian Cake 4/18/12 at 11:06 AM
Judges tweak Minnesota congressional districts
Minnesotas best-known U.S. House member will seek re-election in a district where she does not live and its top-ranking federal representative will run in slightly less friendly territory after a five...
2/21/12 at 11:29 PM Republicans hope to get noticed in precinct caucuses 2/6/12 at 5:18 AM
Timeline of Minnesota legislative-related events this year 1/20/12 at 1:35 PM
#OccupyWallSt Has Arrived. So Where's #OccupyLima?
A lot has changed since I've left the States. The nation flirted with economic catastrophe during the debt ceiling debacle. The Detroit Lions became a force in the NFL (with a passionate-bordering-on-...
10/17/11 at 12:30 PM Your Smog Is Our Smog 9/5/11 at 5:14 PM
Congrats to Goldie, and thanks for the abortion talk
Goldieis the winner of two DEM-NPL tickets I gave away yesterday as part of a discussion centered around government's role in abortion. Congrats to him. Unlike my promised random.org means of selecti...
10/14/11 at 7:55 AM GIVEAWAY! Two pork-roast dinner tickets 10/13/11 at 2:58 PM
Thanks for nothing shutdown...
Thanks to the Minnesota shutdown, there were no races at Canterbury Park over the Fourth of July. Lucky for us, training hours and the backside is still open. No races meant no spectacular fireworks ...
7/6/11 at 10:48 PM