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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
When The Best Blows Into Town
Oh, to be the best at something. What must that feel like? Ill never know, but I console myself with this the best string quartet in the world performs here Nov. 17, and I will hear them. Will the mu...
10/26/11 at 1:26 PM
Author Brenda K. Marshall visiting Jamestown College Sept. 20
The Jamestown College Convocation Committee will host author and North Dakota native Brenda K. Marshall for Dakota, Or Whats a Heaven For: Writing about 19th Century Dakota Territory in the 21st Centu...
9/15/11 at 10:53 AM Jamestown College offering new course on Chinese language, culture 8/31/11 at 3:31 PM
Community Block Party kicks off new school year 8/15/11 at 3:57 PM
China: Bone-Breaking Pressure
In China around 1000 years ago, a unique trend began in the area of fashion, custom, and duty. Parents started to tightly wrap the feet of their young daughters so the feet wouldn't grow large. This b...
8/11/11 at 11:11 AM
Hiking the remote but worldy, ancient but modern, Colca Canyon
It's mid-afternoon, and our small group is catching its breath after slowly scaling the steep, winding trails of Peru's Colca Canyon. We sit in silence as we look over an ancient landscape of sheer cl...
8/4/11 at 9:37 AM
Outdoor art gallery in Fort Yates definitely eye-catching
BISMARCK--As I made repeated loops around the streets of Fort Yates last week to write about their flooding issues, it was hard not to notice the huge pictures staring at me wherever I went. Plastere...
6/5/11 at 10:20 AM
Mystery at Fire Hall Theatre
With all of the popular and exciting criminal shows on television, its easy to forget theres an outside world! I sit glued to the edge of my seat and scream at the television, I know who did it?! or D...
4/8/11 at 4:56 PM The Chester Fritz will be living Happily Ever After 3/11/11 at 2:44 PM
Thoroughly Modern Millie and All That Jazz 3/4/11 at 1:40 PM
Discover Who's Hiring
Are you wondering who's hiring? Check out a list of sectors that are expected to see growth in the next wo years. Find out more from the Globe and Mail. ...
11/18/10 at 8:03 AM
Moorhead celebrates cultures
A commentary Story and photos by Sarah Bauman MSUM mass comm major When thinking of the Fargo-Moorhead area, diversity might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But last Saturday, the many cu...
11/17/10 at 9:00 AM
For health care professionals, there are few worse moments than the horrible, sinking realization of having made a mistake thatharms a patient. It's not just the psychic pain that comes with hurtin...
9/8/10 at 2:45 PM Eating their young 8/17/10 at 10:43 AM
The shock of the new 3/16/10 at 6:17 AM
All my blogging will be here until further notice
So..... we're still working on getting everything at AreaVoices.com back up to speed. For now, I only have access to this one, "Everything Else by Forum Reporter J. Shane Mercer." I don't currently ha...
8/14/10 at 7:43 PM More Rem Lezar 5/10/10 at 12:17 PM
Wannabe Irish: Wishing for Cultural Adoption
My first three CDs were Pachelbel's Canon (which contained the Albinoni Adagio, still my favorite classical piece), the Phantom of the Opera, which I was really into at the time, and "The Long Bl...
3/18/10 at 12:00 AM
Everyone's A Critic
8/28/09 at 1:30 PM