Oil Patch Dispatch
By Kathleen J. Bryan
Forum News Service
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- On a recent day in Camarilla Hunters sixth-grade class, rainbow-colored candy made math a whole lot sweeter and fun for her students.
When can we eat the Skittles? a boy interjected, as Hunter, 35, explained the goal of their
assignment was to find the fraction, decimal and percent for each color in their small bag of candy.
It was all ...
November 24, 2014 - 9:42am
While You Were In...
This week's A&E section includes mostly stories about people you probably don't personally know.
Phillip Phillips, who plays Sunday at Symphony Hall, talked about his experience on "American Idol" and his new album. And if I'm being honest, the video from his win makes me cry like an episode of "Parenthood."
Watch it. Weep.
David Huntsberger, a podcast famous comedian from "Professor...
November 20, 2014 - 7:53pm
Health Notes Online
People who drink too much are alcoholics, or at least are alcohol-dependent.
Usually not, according to a study that appears today in Preventing Chronic Disease, the journal of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nine out of 10 adults who drink too much alcohol are not alcoholics and aren't alcohol-dependent, the study concluded.
The study found that almost one out of...
November 20, 2014 - 5:31pm
In Rosewater, Maziar (Gael Garcia Bernal) wakes up to some shadowy figures in his bedroom. Theyre Iranian investigators and they sift through his personal items. Soon after, Maziar is hauled away, and director Jon Stewart gives some context.
Its July 2009, Maziar flies to his home country to cover the Iranian election for Newsweek. As he walks the streets, Stewart uses storefronts and building...
November 20, 2014 - 1:40pm
News Tribune Attic
The Edmund Fitzgerald on the St. Marys River near Sault Ste. Marie, May 1975. (Bob Campbell photo / News-Tribune files)
Monday - Nov. 10, 2014 - is the 39th anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald in a massive storm on Lake Superior. The freighter's crew of 29 men, including several from the Northland, died when the ship sank in eastern Lake Superior off Whitefish Point on Nov. 10,...
November 09, 2014 - 8:04am
Forum Communications Company
GRAND FORKS, N.D. Emmy Award winning Terry Dullum is set to retire after working at WDAZ Television for the past 39 years. He is best known for his work covering the Flood of 1997, for launching the 5pm newscast and for his fun and offbeat series, The Dullum File.
Terry Dullum will be greatly missed. Hes had a huge impact on our station and our community. We wish him only the very best. At ...
September 30, 2014 - 9:03am