THIS WOMAN WRITES Seventy Times Seven
I was an English major in college, which effectively means that I know how to read a long boring book and write pages and pages on symbolic interpretation that may or may not be valid. What a crucial ... Posted on 5/15/13 at 2:01 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Bullitt... Posted on 5/10/13 at 10:39 AM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Pipe organs and pizza
Have you ever wondered how the keys on an organ keyboard make sound come out of the giant pipes? Have you ever wanted to try playing music with your hands and your feet at the same time? Or change the... Posted on 4/24/13 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Williston leaders reject request for concealed weapons in church
WILLISTON, N.D. -- City commissioners here rejected a request from 10 Williston pastors to let churches decide whether to allow concealed weapons.
Pastors brought a petition to the Williston City Comm... Posted on 3/27/13 at 7:00 AM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Berliners and the Faschings Carneval: An unlikely combination
Carneval Monday (Rosenmontag) in a typical German town- in the midst of Carnevale, all is going on during the 5-6 day long celebration that starts on the weekend. People are dressed up in various co... Posted on 2/11/13 at 8:51 AM
Jack Kemp helped start a chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays at Duluth’s Pilgrim Congregational Church more than two decades ago. He was the pastor there and also helped usher in a likely first for the area, a lesbian minister.
The Minnesota House yesterday passed a bill authorizing the city of Duluth to create development districts to improve the area’s general economy. The measure, sponsored by Rep. Michael Jaros, allows the city to promote development programs in each district created.
A letter writer once claimed the Bible’s book of Exodus condemns working on the Sabbath as an offense punishable by death. The book clearly states, “You shall keep the Sabbath, because it is holy to you; everyone who profanes it shall be put to death.” And, “Whosoever does any work on the Sabbath day shall be put to death.”
While the investigation continues, political analysts and U.S. officials portray Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, as “aspiring jihadists.” Vice President Joe Biden described them as “two twisted, perverted, cowardly knock-off jihadists.” The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed with the evocative headline, “Make no mistake, it was jihad.”
Robin Washington column: For four days each May, I wear a yarmulke pretty much continuously. Not because it’s any Jewish holiday (they tend to run one, two or eight days) but because I’m celebrating my identity among others doing the same.
An 83-year-old nun and two fellow protesters — including one from Duluth — were convicted Wednesday of interfering with national security when they broke into a nuclear weapons facility in Tennessee and defaced a uranium processing plant.
Federal prosecutors rested their case Tuesday in the trial of a Duluth man and two follow nuclear protesters accused of painting slogans and splattering human blood on a Tennessee weapons facility known as the "Fort Knox of uranium."
“Peacemakers are heroes,” East High School Principal Laurie Knapp told those gathered at a dinner honoring three “Peacemaker Awards” recipients Tuesday night at Clyde Iron Works. Teacher Greg Morse, student Jeremy Lopez and the organization Loaves & Fishes were honored.
The oldest and most valuable book in the world — the Bible — was inspired by God and says, “Though your city is protected by a garrison of soldiers, it’s not protected unless God protects it.” This holy loving God knows each of us (no two DNAs are alike) and how many hairs are on our heads. He waits patiently for us to talk to Him. Let’s tell Him we want Him in our lives and country.
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