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The Thrill to Serve: Know Your Glow
I recently celebrated seven years sober. I recognized this milestone as one typically does in AA. I received a small medallion during a meeting and said a few words about my experiences and obstacles ...
6/1/12 at 8:59 AM Memorial Day Message: Service 5/28/12 at 12:42 PM
Lazarus the Bee
The last weekend in May has always been touted as the celebration of life. In the USA, we honor our fallen war veterans through Memorial Day and reflect on how the soldiers gave their lives for thei...
5/31/12 at 4:28 PM
Memorial Day a Time to Pause and Appreciate
In the busy race of everyday life we sometimes forget why we havea long holiday weekend and its purpose. Of course we all know Memorial Day is to honor fallen servicemen and women, it is they who p...
5/27/12 at 8:02 AM
Thank you to our troops past and present. We hope everyone has a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend. And it's a huge weekend for racing with the Indy 500 and the Coke 600... who are your picks to be ...
5/26/12 at 11:47 AM
Triple Smoke Burger
Memorial Day is just around the corner. The unofficial kickoff to summer is the day when a lot of people break out their grill for the first time. And you can bet that there will be a lot of burgers o...
5/18/12 at 2:38 PM Memorial Day Hot Dogs 5/27/10 at 3:18 AM
Since this seems to be the week for it, I was thinking about where I was on Sept. 11, 2001. I was at home. My neighbor called me and told me to turn on my TV. This was shortly before the first tower f...
9/9/11 at 3:52 AM Why vandalize? 8/3/11 at 12:12 PM
Kudos to the Avoca Legion 6/1/10 at 7:42 AM
(Highlanding, Minnesota is a former townsite near the city of Goodridge-about 17 miles east of Thief River Falls, Minnesota.GN) Recently, a soldiers remains were identified as that of Corporal James ...
7/21/11 at 12:26 PM
5K run the highlight of my weekend in New England
Last Saturday, I ran in my first official 5K race during the New England 125th Anniversary Celebration. It was the highlight of an entertaining weekend in my hometown for many reasons. First of all, ...
7/19/11 at 4:57 PM
A week after the very memorable Memorial Day windstorm, it is time for a little perspective. The highest measured wind gust was 72 mph at the airport. Damage around town suggests local wind gusts perh...
6/8/11 at 1:26 PM Memorial Day Weather 5/26/09 at 3:36 AM
The privilege is mine
Today was a milestone day. I finally got to wear shorts on my morning walk with Hubby Bryan. Thanks to some spurts of sunshine, we also got to go farther than a mile or two with the top off the Jeep ...
5/31/11 at 11:03 AM Stinky burgers 5/27/11 at 8:11 PM
Parliamentary procedure 6/1/10 at 5:00 AM
Help wanted: A blogger to write about military heroes
"Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous" - Albert Einstein. That isone of my all time favorite quotations and something Ithink about today as we approach Memorial Day and I look back on ...
5/27/11 at 11:29 AM
Remembering the dead
By the time the Civil War ended in 1865, the United States had sustained severe casualties, with the total number of dead soldiers estimated at 620,000. It has been our deadliest war, pitting family ...
5/27/11 at 12:00 AM
Take time for You
Memorial Day weekend is coming up which means plenty us will be attending graduations, family outings, or heading for a quick weekend getaway. If your lucky enough to be jet-setting someplace exotic (...
5/25/11 at 3:32 PM
Click it or Ticket Enforcement May 23 Through June 5
In an effort to keep roads safe, area law enforcement will be out in force during the national Click It or Ticket campaign enforcement period, May 23 through Sunday, June 5th, as they focus on ticketi...
5/20/11 at 8:44 AM
Sept. 11 ceremony in Bismarck
BISMARCK Three North Dakotans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan were honored Saturday to ensure they are forever remembered and thanked for their sacrifice. About 200 people gathered here at the Memo...
9/12/10 at 9:54 AM Honor Flight scheduled 9/9/10 at 1:57 PM
Sept. 11 ceremony honors ND soldiers 9/9/10 at 12:30 PM