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'Inside-out' smiles possible during tonight's benefit for cancer-battling Forks mom
By Mike Brue Loyal. Organized. Outdoorsy. Stubborn? Ohhh, yeah, said brother-in-law Kyle Sullivan, chuckling at the thought. Hardworking. Heartwarming. Helpful, at a moments notice, often without n...
2/9/13 at 3:00 AM Community fundraiser program gets spotlight in new NDAD Insider newsletter 2/8/13 at 2:43 PM
Benefit for Jen Anderson Sullivan, Grand Forks mom battling cancer, set for Feb. 9 1/29/13 at 2:09 PM
End of the Line 1: Lance’s Confession: The Question of Significance in Role Models
END OF THE LINE: This is the first of many to come as the Flensburg Files opens a new category called End of the Line. All Change Please, which focuses on the downfall of celebrities and the end of ...
1/18/13 at 5:53 AM
I sometimes think I have it difficult as I train for a race. I encounter problems at work that distract me and make it hard to focus on my next workout. Im tired from pulling weeds in my garden, and...
10/28/12 at 8:28 PM Cells and Stem Cells 6/15/12 at 9:48 PM
Diseases Inhibited by Pharmaceutical Inhibitors
We live in a society where drugs (pharmaceuticals) dominate the medical world. Are you clinically depressed? Try Lexapro or Cymbalta. Is your cholesterol too high? Maybe Lipitor or Zocor will work for...
10/24/12 at 10:16 AM
Calling all coffee lovers!
October continues to be a busy time here at the YWCA, and we're so grateful for all that our community does to support us. One such recent example (among many) of the generosity of the people in Fargo...
10/11/12 at 3:24 PM
Bras On Broadway Benefit
Bras on Broadway supports those in the Fargo, ND area fighting breast cancer by providing accommodations, gas cards and wigs. Last year, Bras on Broadway donated more than $102,000 to the American Ca...
10/8/12 at 9:18 PM
What 61 for 61 means to me
I was less than a week into rehearsals directing Next Fall, Theatre B's 9th season opener, when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. The positivity and support from the cast and company made the jour...
10/3/12 at 8:02 AM
A day with 4K
I was privileged to spend part of Tuesday with the riders of 4K for Cancers Team Seattle. They stopped for the night in Lake Lillian, a town not far from here. I wrote a story for Wednesdays West Ce...
6/27/12 at 7:23 PM
A Great Cause This Saturday
The good people at the Cope Well Foundation and the University of North Dakota Baseball program are teaming up this Saturday in Grand Forks to honor and support those whose lives have been affected by...
5/2/12 at 11:54 AM
An Unbelievable Breast Cancer Awareness Game
Concordia will host their annual breast cancer awareness and fund raising game on Saturday, Apr 28 when they host Macalester at 1 p.m. This years game will feature many promotions, games and giveaways...
4/25/12 at 5:57 PM Cobbers Dedicate Cancer Awareness Game To Leanne Miller 2/14/12 at 4:21 PM
Legislative notebook: Leaders join cancer study
By Don Davis and Danielle Nordine Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon knows more about cancer than many Minnesotans after twice surviving breast cancer and dealing with her husbands cancer death. We wa...
3/14/12 at 10:46 PM
Appraising life: Contemplating worth of life in a world that forgets
My co-workers mother died last Saturday. She was 87. In the bakery where I work, I probably saw this woman five times at most. I never had a conversation with her. If I spoke to her at all, it was to...
2/9/12 at 3:25 PM Dragons 'Go Pink' for cancer awareness 2/2/12 at 11:05 AM
Bras on Broadway shows community support 11/9/11 at 4:48 PM
Published Piece: a look at the critics of the Susan G. Komen Foundation
I know this has gotten a lot of press, and I had hesitated to put this on my blog due to its controversial nature. But I'm putting myself out there and hope you appreciate the effort: ) If nothing e...
2/5/12 at 12:13 AM
thursday special: newspaper profile
I don't post on Thursdays...unless something extra-special is going on. Today, a profile I wrote for the SheSays section of The Forum newspaper is up! I met Vicky Westra a little over a year ago -- t...
12/15/11 at 1:16 AM faith fridays: prayers for carrie 2/4/11 at 1:00 AM
The Age of Janklow
In the new book "The Plains Political Tradition: Essays onSouth Dakota Political Culture," retired SDSU history professor John E. Miller refers to the seven ages of South Dakota politics. From territ...
11/6/11 at 9:49 AM Harmon Killebrew, 1936-2011 5/17/11 at 12:22 PM
Harmon heads to home plate one last time 5/13/11 at 6:43 PM