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Hungry? Help us make 23-cent meals!
The Kiwanis Club of Jamestown looks to hold its third Kids Against Hunger meal-packaging event, thanks to another gift from an anonymous donor. As a Kiwanis member and a parent, I'm so humbled to be ...
12/20/12 at 11:45 AM Grandparents raising your children's children: here's a group for you 10/20/11 at 6:30 AM
Headlines: Spiritwood-area volunteers assist with harvest after death of 3-year-old boy 10/19/11 at 12:40 PM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 3:11 PM Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington 11/15/12 at 1:33 PM
Writing, Blogging, and Speaking, Intelligently 11/8/12 at 3:26 PM
Losing Control of the MAPK during Finals Week!
In the spirit of finals week, I think about a discussion on the MAPK pathway in my neurochemistry course, and the first thing that comes to mind is not a particular enzyme or disorder, but instead I t...
12/18/12 at 12:47 AM Liberal learning at its finest: Concordia College Neurochemistry 12/13/12 at 6:14 PM
All Natural Macaroni and Cheese
Looking for a grate way to introduce healthier family-friendly meals while having fun with the kids? This tasty mac-n-cheese recipe not only lets the kids help with grating, measuring, and mixing, b...
12/13/12 at 2:51 PM
The 30 Habits of Highly Empowered Women
While doing a little dusting in the office, I spotted a well-worn copy of Steven Coveys classic, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. This book first introduced us to concepts like the abundance m...
12/4/12 at 11:30 AM Be Thankful 11/21/12 at 11:48 AM
Lessons from 9/11 9/11/12 at 8:43 AM
Great American Smokeout: Good Reminder of Tobacco Prevention Importance
November 15th marks the 37th Annual Great American Smokeout a day when everyone is encouraged to lead tobacco-free lives to prevent tobacco-related diseases, and improve overall health and quality of...
11/14/12 at 9:23 AM Free Anti-Tobacco Education Resources 9/29/10 at 12:00 PM
Notes on Continuation: the "Jesus' Wife" Saga and Parish Studies
In this post, I'm combining two posts into one, both having "continuation" as a theme. It's simply easier than posting twice. So, if you like one topic but not the other, I ask for your patience. Alt...
10/20/12 at 10:25 AM Christianity and Higher Education 3/13/12 at 12:18 PM
"Real Food" vs Processed Food - Areavoices Digest #89
So as I sat the other day spraying cheese in a can on my snack crackers, I began to think "Can this be real cheese?" Well the answer is "probably not." First clue: any cheese that's spelled with a "z...
9/19/12 at 2:16 PM Getting your school news published the easy way - Areavoices Digest #87 8/22/12 at 1:34 PM
More from the Oil Boom, Junkfest and a Little Something for Teachers - Areavoices Digest #83 7/25/12 at 11:53 AM
Baesler, Potter advance in DPI race
BISMARCK Kirsten Baesler and Tracy Potter have secured the two spots on the November ballot in the superintendent of public instruction race. Baesler of Mandan received 41,256 votes, or 37.3 percent...
6/13/12 at 12:06 PM Deadline nears for school bullying policies 6/9/12 at 1:07 PM
Oil Patch testimony to legislators 1/27/12 at 3:08 PM
minorities in our schools and the bigger picture
I grew up in West Central Minnesota and then lived in the Twin Cities for many years. My family (my husband and three children) and I moved back to this rural west central communityabout two and half ...
6/5/12 at 2:37 PM
See the transit of Venus at Medicine Wheel Park in Valley City
Want to see the transit of Venus on Tuesday, June 5? This will be the last chance in your life to see such an event, because the next transit of Venus is in 2117. In a transit, the Earth, Venus, and t...
6/5/12 at 10:24 AM Articulation helps Dakota College grads earn CIS bachelor’s from VCSU 3/13/12 at 10:42 AM
AASL recognizes VCSU's graduate LIT concentration 2/29/12 at 11:06 AM
What do our children need to know? (part 4-final)
A Lesson in the Jungle isnt the only manuscript that we have to offer. Back in 2002, I wrote a new manuscript called William Gray & the Family Next Door, the tale of a family of brown, field mice,...
5/30/12 at 10:28 PM
FirstLink's 4th Annual Breakfast
Bright and early Wednesday morning we enjoyed our 4th Annual Breakfast at the Holiday Inn here in Fargo. It was so great to see all the people who attended and learned new or more information about Fi...
5/3/12 at 9:24 AM FirstLink: White House Reverses Condolence Letter Policy for Families of Service Members Lost to Suicide 7/14/11 at 9:52 AM
Do you know the answers?
How much does a calf weigh when its born? What is the typical age of a cow who has just had her first calf? Why are baby calves taken away from their mothers? Those questions and many others were pos...
5/1/12 at 6:56 PM 1959: WHS Students Head to the United Nations 6/10/09 at 4:00 AM
Phy. ed. classes canceled
To the dismay of many students, some physical education classes are being canceled for next school year, including Tae Kwon Do, fencing and scuba-diving. Im at a loss on why they would even cut this ...
4/5/12 at 5:44 AM Student collects books at Weld 3/1/12 at 2:11 AM
New vaccinology minor excites Fargo-Moorhead area 10/20/11 at 5:44 AM