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Legislative notebook: No tax cut vote
By Don Davis Minnesota senators will not rush to judgment on a $500 million tax cut the House passed last week. On Monday, Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, wanted senators to immed...
3/10/14 at 5:09 PM Notebook: Congress close to approving Minnesota Asian carp barrier 10/28/13 at 8:55 AM
Legislative notebook: Hundreds rally for passage of gay marriage 4/18/13 at 9:38 PM
A Special Thank You to Donors: The Opening of Our Tanzania School Computer Lab
I came to Magulilwa Area Secondary School (MASS) with a lot more than my luggage. I brought along twelve laptops to contribute to the schools new computer lab. The summer before, I had teamed up with ...
3/5/14 at 5:21 AM Threshing Grass, Playing Volleyball, and Worshiping God: Part 3/3 of my Tanzanian Village School 3/2/14 at 8:51 AM
My Tanzanian Village School: Lunch and Lectures 2/23/14 at 8:28 AM
In School In Germany: The German School System
As we talked a bit about the American education system briefly in the last entry, this entry will focus on Germanys education system in general, comparing it to the American counterpart, and ...
3/4/14 at 4:12 PM In School in Germany: Overture 2/28/14 at 5:39 AM
Bullying and Cyberbullying: Not a laughing matter. 7/30/13 at 10:44 AM
To forgive and to be forgiven each benefit our health
Thoughts of unforgiveness arent good for us. They affect us like water in our cars gas tank we dont run right. And those we wont forgive can be affected too. The health-giving effects of forgiving...
2/27/14 at 11:42 AM What stops you from being healthy? 2/11/14 at 1:26 PM
Dr. Eben Alexander Says It's Time for Brain Science to Graduate From Kindergarten 10/30/13 at 1:35 PM
WDAY/WDAZ to broadcast HD hockey championship coverage
FARGO, N.D. - Forum Communications Co. television stations WDAY and WDAZ are broadcasting live HD sports coverage of the North Dakota High School Hockey Championship games. The games, which started to...
2/20/14 at 3:14 PM
What "Should" Your Child Be Reading?
I grew up in a household of books, and given that there were five kids and two parents with widely divergent interests -- from molecular biology to Bobby Sherman, the singing heartthrob -- there was...
2/13/14 at 1:00 PM We Never Could Afford Piano Lessons 1/30/14 at 2:40 PM
The Problem with U.S. History 1/23/14 at 2:39 PM
Random Drug Testing - NO WAY
Yesterday the Duluth News Tribune published a story about the steps the Duluth School Board is taking to possibly put a plan into action that would allow for random drug testing for high school studen...
1/16/14 at 3:50 AM Build Your Own School 10/19/13 at 10:33 PM
Let's Keep Moving Forward 8/10/13 at 12:03 AM
meaningful mondays: o holy night and birthday boy (18)
Last night was our high school's annual Christmas concert, with a second performance tonight. When our kids were younger, I dreamed of the day they might, possibly, just maybe, be in choir. Music h...
12/16/13 at 1:01 AM memento mondays: hobbit pondering, altar touring, festivities 12/17/12 at 1:01 AM
mama mondays: first day of school 2012 8/26/12 at 12:06 AM
Circle of Hope float filmage, Jeff Foster Trucking, UMD Pharmacy School
12/5/13 at 3:48 PM University of Minnesota-College of Pharmacy 10/16/13 at 6:25 AM
Echoes of Peace Choir, Tonight, Sacred Heart 4/22/12 at 2:43 PM
Break bread, break down election
The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce and the Duluth News Tribune sponsor a forum for the eight Duluth School Board candidates Thursday. From 8-9:30 a.m. at Valentinis Vicino Lago, 1400 London Road, ca...
9/17/13 at 12:00 AM
Old Stuff at the Museum
I have been buried in old stuff, sneezing. Old stuff sometimes makes me sneeze. That Record Cleaner had most of you stumped the other day. It had me stumped for a long time too, I turned it every whi...
9/5/13 at 8:16 AM Class Reunion Continues 8/8/10 at 4:49 AM
Clipped Wings 3/13/10 at 4:47 AM
Create A Homework Center
Before the tears start of the child being forced to do homework begins, do some planning ahead to make life a little easier for parent and child. Before the school year starts, or right after...
8/30/13 at 9:57 AM HELP: What Do I Do With All Of Those Art Projects? 5/30/12 at 7:02 PM
HELP: What Do I Do With Those School Papers? 5/15/12 at 1:51 PM
Use Back-to-School Shopping to Teach Financial Responsiblity
With school starting up again the wallet is opened up all too frequently. You have the regular supplies such as pencils, papers, books, folders and backpacks. It then goes to registration fees for thi...
8/19/13 at 9:15 AM BACK TO SCHOOL MONEY LESSONS 8/13/12 at 7:52 AM
Back to School Pinterest Board
One of my goals for August is to share a Pinterest board each day of the month. Today's board is on Back to School ideas. I will add pins to the boards as I find them. The other boards I have fea...
8/6/13 at 6:32 AM School Supply Donations needed 7/23/13 at 8:10 PM
Back to School Shopping Tips 7/22/12 at 7:59 AM
Today was our last day of homeschool. FINALLY. I am not the only mom thinking that (Jen Hatmaker speaks for those who send their kids off to school) and I'm not even the only HOMESCHOOL mom thinking, ...
5/30/13 at 7:23 PM This is only a test. 4/17/13 at 2:12 PM
How on earth am I gonna teach Algebra?! 4/1/13 at 10:13 AM