Cloudburst: A blog by students of AtSc 315 Broadcast Meteorology at UND
This week, NASA's Earth Observatory released images of the Aral Sea from 2000 to 2014. In these images you could see the vast decline in water supply of the former 4th largest sea in the world over the past 14 years.
Below is an image that switches from the year 2000 image to the 2014 image. As you can see, the sea completely dries up on the eastern side. The outline of the sea in 1960 is de...
October 02, 2014 - 1:51am
The Bridgehunter's Chronicles
From north to south, all of Michigan has been covered. Although this year's historic bridge weekend may have produced fewer numbers than in the past (due to it taking place in the shoulder season- after summer break), it provided participants with a visit to Michigan's finest bridges, whether it was the Mackinac Bridge (as seen above) or the bridges in Grand Rapids, or even the states concret...
October 02, 2014 - 12:39am
Really Eating: Finding real food in the valley
I broke my habit this week and only made two lunches Sunday night, instead of my usual four. So, tonight I had to make lunch for tomorrow.
I am also kicking it up a notch this month, trying to be even more unprocessed. I've taken the 5th Annual October Unprocessed Challenge. The easiest way to eat "real food" is to make it yourself; you just can't trust restaurants.
So, here's the lunch I mad...
October 01, 2014 - 8:36pm
Aaron and I spent some time last week cleaning out our utility room. In doing so, I moved an exersaucer and a high chair into the hallway, where they joined two strollers that had come in from the garage a week earlier.
Yes, my youngest kids is five years old. No, I don't have a hoarding problem. (Well, maybe just a teensy one...)
Leah (age 10) and Ben (age 8) are the oldest grandkids on my s...
October 01, 2014 - 8:25pm
Lend A Hand
Join your neighbors at a Marco's Pizza Party Benefit for Vicki Meyer this Friday, October 3rd from 5-8 pm at the VFW in West Fargo. All proceeds from the silent auction, 50/50 raffle and pizza party will help Vicki pay for medical and related expenses as she battles cancer. Lend A hand, a program of DMF is providing up to $5,000 in matching funds. For more information or to donate, go towww.dak...
October 01, 2014 - 5:35pm
BBB Buzz from the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) and AARP North Dakota are proud to once again offer free shredding events to the public and business community. The events, which will take place Saturday, October 11, in Bismarck and Fargo, will provide area residents and small businesses the opportunity to shred and properly dispose of up to two boxes of sensitive documents and CDs fr...
October 01, 2014 - 5:32pm
Comstock Union at MSUM
Admittedly, it has been some time since weve shared new information about the CMU Renovation.So, let us give you an update on where we're at with the project.
First, we are in the fine-tuning stage of the project plans. This means that we are closely examining the project, making sure we are in alignment with our budget, the goals of the project, and our vision for the Comstock Memorial Union....
October 01, 2014 - 5:15pm
Don't sit on your couch until the weather warms up again! Stay active throughout the Fall and Winter with the Fargo Park District.
Adult and youth programs take place year round. If you haven't already registered for any programs please consider something like Fencing, Pickleball, Cross Country Ski Lessons or Curling. Or maybe you are more interested in Volleyball, Basketball,Broomball, or cre...
October 01, 2014 - 3:03pm
North Dakota Outdoors and beyond
The North Dakota Game and Fish Departments annual fall wetland survey indicates good to excellent wetland conditions for duck hunting throughout most of the state.
Mike Szymanski, migratory game bird biologist, said the northwest has a near-record number of wetlands, while the rest of the state has wetland numbers similar to, or above the 2003-13 average.
Most areas have fairly similar condit...
October 01, 2014 - 1:56pm