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The Politics of Pinching Peaches
Generally, the produce department of a grocery store is a quiet place. Pinching peaches, while it is a dreadful practice, doesn't result in sounds from the peaches. I imagine, however, that the peopl...
8/2/12 at 2:32 PM Lost in the Box Store -- Where Are the Socks? 5/31/12 at 2:48 PM
What Does It Take to Be an Expert? 4/5/12 at 1:19 PM
I was raised on a family farm; something that is becoming increasingly rare these days. I believe there are two characteristics that are almost completely unique to family farms and that is what make...
7/16/12 at 9:07 PM
ND needs a MOBILE Ambassador!
Wouldn't that be great?! Think about all the wonderful things she/he could do.... They could go around to the local communities and compile a list of useable buildings, businesses the towns would li...
5/9/12 at 5:54 PM Progress is in North Dakota!! 2/27/12 at 9:04 PM
Meeting of interest to cyclists
Heres a press we just received from the state Transportation Department that may be of interest to some of you. As people interested in an alternate form of transportation, cyclists need to take advan...
2/23/12 at 6:15 PM
More department videos in the works!
Last week, NDSCS shot four more department videos to add to the running list of over 20 videos. The videos in production are: Culinary Arts Occupational Therapy Mental Health Care/Social Work Transfe...
9/28/11 at 9:43 AM
I think I just got archived
I received a phone call Tuesday from the Director of Research and Publications, Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice in Washington DC. Her name is Mary. Im still a little confu...
8/17/11 at 2:15 AM Fun in the Sun 7/19/10 at 10:06 AM
Down at the Avoca fire hall 7/14/10 at 9:39 PM
Bamboo U: Part 2
Well, with a full belly of Chinese eats, it was time to let it settle into the relaxing, calming environs of a lecture hall. Good for digestion I hearand sleep deprivation. But you won't be nodding o...
6/12/11 at 8:32 AM
Renter filing deadline approaches
BISMARCK Low-income senior citizens and disabled personsmay be able to receive a refund for part of their rentmoney, Tax Commissioner Cory Fongsaid in a news release today. The deadline for filing fo...
5/3/11 at 9:25 AM Today's Ask Your Government 1/15/11 at 10:56 PM
Some N.D. lawmakers skeptical of Energy Division 1/7/11 at 5:21 PM
U TXT N DRV. U C LYTS. U GT TKT.
Does the title of my blog post have you confused? To some people it mayread as aforeign language. But for most teens and even some adults youtranslated mymessage just fine. You text and drive. You s...
4/20/11 at 4:40 PM
The Flensburg Point System: 60 years of Ensuring Safety in Germany
A situation where no one should be in but it is unavoidable: a driver travels on the Autobahn 10 encircling the capital of Germany, Berlin, going 20 kilometers per hour over the speed limit (the max...
4/4/11 at 7:47 AM
Hanson takes over as chair
Share BY BRIANNA BRICKWEG email@example.com Dr. CT Hanson will be the interim department chair of mass communications this semester. Dr. Mark Strand, the mass communications department ch...
1/18/11 at 3:15 AM
Measuring medical care
How do your medical clinic and hospital stack up with the quality of care they provide? A new statewide report, issued Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health, lays out the details on perform...
11/19/10 at 7:23 PM
Now you can find DNR conservation officers online
Locating a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer is now just a click away thanks to the DNR's new online Enforcement Conservation Officer Locator. Go to this link. Click on...
10/18/10 at 11:01 AM
Ohio Dept. of Transportation spokesman likens traffic sound-reducing wall to Chia Pet
A Cleveland Plain Dealer journalist/blogger writes: "The Ohio Department of Transportation will test a 12-foot-high wall of stacked, 70-pound bags sprouting plants and grass as an innovative way...
7/19/10 at 4:33 AM
Can The City of Bemidji Afford to be a "City As A Park" Part 2: How Can We Pay to Maintain 18 Parks?
In our last blog we challenged the city’s thought process on what they will use the remaining money they are taking in for parks and trails from the .5% city sales tax. That tax converts over t...
6/17/10 at 4:24 PM