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Remembering Ray Ganyo
NDAD remembers the late Ray Ganyo this week. Ganyo, 52, a Grafton, N.D.,native and Grand Forks resident, died Saturday at his home. Ganyo was paralyzed from the chest down in 1981 during a Texas c...
7/30/13 at 4:24 PM
A bridge type making a comeback: the Melan arch bridge
Now the answer to the pop quiz: In 1894, an Austrian-Bohemian engineer, Frederick von Emperger, decided to experiment with a bridge design over a small stream northeast of Rock Rapids, Iowa. This d...
7/16/13 at 8:02 AM Highlights of the 2013 ISPC Conference in Lansing, Michigan 4/5/13 at 7:31 AM
'A heavenly little ride'
My daughter, Gabriela, and I rode the 33rd annual Tour of Saints Sunday. Temperatures rose to the 80s and the relative humidity to 67 percent as we rode from St. Joseph to Cold Spring to Collegeville...
7/11/13 at 5:14 PM
Dinosaur Terrorizes Very Small Part of Newsroom
So, I bought a dinosaur today. It's actually a Jimmiesaurus, meaning that its colors are those of Jamestown College. It matches my desktop, so I put him on top of it. Kids are selling them, as wel...
7/11/13 at 12:53 PM
Financial Survival Skills for Your College Bound Kid
Every summer, a new crop of students graduate from high school, and their parents get ready to release them into the wild. Many of these students are planning to continue their schooling, so their par...
7/2/13 at 10:19 AM Facing Student Loans after Graduation 5/2/12 at 7:01 AM
Book Review: Is College Worth It?
I recently received the book Is College Worth It. The authors include William J. Bennett who is a former United States Secretary of Education and David Wilezol who is a Liberal Arte Graduate. One ...
6/29/13 at 6:15 PM Debt Free U 10/14/12 at 7:58 AM
Debt Free College 2/16/12 at 8:01 AM
I can't even tell you the number of times I've had people make a big deal out of the fact that my husband doesn't have a college degree. Almost always I hear, "What if something happens? What if he g...
6/24/13 at 2:42 PM
Marja Kaisla & The Soiva International Music Camp
Marja Kaisla & The Soiva International Music Camp Marja will be joining us at this years festival with the help of the Finlandia Foundation and Schmitt Music. She has been awarded the2013Finlandia...
6/12/13 at 10:21 AM
College Save Zoo Day today
Today isone of Money-Savin' Mama's favorite days of the summer: College Save Zoo Day! That means free admission to the Red River Zoo in Fargo and the chance to win prizes like an iPad, iPod, Kindle a...
5/31/13 at 9:09 AM Money-saving mama: Free money's out there if you search 11/4/11 at 1:03 AM
2012-2013 All-Bobcat Alumni Teams
With the college hockey season over and the Bismarck Bobcats awaiting tomorrow's Central Division playoff game against the Austin Bruins, I feel it's a perfect time to look at how Bobcat alumni perf...
5/2/13 at 7:15 PM A look at next season for UND 4/6/13 at 1:49 PM
The top five moments of UND's season 4/2/13 at 10:17 PM
Students and mentors partner up through AAS
Many of the Fargo Public Schools Development Foundations efforts to benefit the Districts students involves the funding of programs and initiatives. However, one of its flagship programs, Adopt-A-Sc...
4/29/13 at 9:00 AM District welcomes two assistant principals to begin 2013-14 4/22/13 at 12:10 PM
Juvenile drug court - its success measures up 1/22/13 at 9:53 AM
A Family Affair - Woiwode Book Signing
Its increasingly evident that creativity runs in families. I see it in the arts, particularly the visual, musical and literary arts. Its really wonderful to see how the family's art changes from ge...
4/16/13 at 11:41 AM Experience the Exotic Sounds of Morocco 4/9/13 at 9:34 AM
Thank You Jamestown 10/16/12 at 10:15 AM
Undocumented students could get in-state tuition under bill
By Danielle Killey More students could attend college if a plan allowing undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges is approved, a Minnesota lawmaker argues. We want to eli...
4/3/13 at 10:15 AM Electoral College a learning experience 12/18/12 at 9:03 AM
College union workers object to administrators' 'bonuses' 9/20/11 at 5:21 PM
The First College Tour
Yesterday was a huge day in my life as a mom. We went on our first college tour as a family. This week is spring break for my kiddos, and we made the long drive to Waco, TX, to visit family and to t...
3/27/13 at 6:52 AM Travel: Making Friends 11/13/11 at 9:23 AM
Dear Facebook... 9/21/11 at 9:50 PM
New York City-based trio performing March 23 at Jamestown College
The Performing Arts Series at Jamestown College continues with a performance by Sonic Escape at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 in the Reiland Fine Arts Centers DeNault Auditorium. Tickets are $15 ...
3/18/13 at 3:42 PM Jamestown College welcoming musician and journalist Eugenia Zukerman 10/30/12 at 1:32 PM
Jamestown College graduation May 5 5/1/12 at 8:35 AM