July 4 blog posts
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The First Independence Day
Today marks the 237th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia. Through the years I have often read that the weather that da...
7/4/13 at 6:58 AM
MSU Moorhead celebrates 40th annual Fourth of July
This year marks Minnesota State University Moorheads 40th annual Fourth of July celebration beginning at 6:30 p.m. at and around Nemzek Stadium on 17th St. between 6th and 9thAve. S. Kids activities ...
6/25/12 at 9:45 AM
July 4 campaigning
This week, I spoke with a number of politicians getting ready to hit the July 4 parade circuit. John Hoeven, Tracy Potter, Wayne Stenehjem, Corey Mock, Al Jaeger, Rick Berg and Earl Pomeroy are among ...
7/4/10 at 8:40 AM
An explosive topic: Fireworks!
Political discussions here and elsewhere often generate a lot of heat but not much light. The conversation usually degenerates into name-calling. Enough! It's almost the Fourth of July. We're all Amer...
6/29/10 at 3:51 PM
Traditions and Independence Day
Every family has traditions and mine is no exception. Especially when it comes to the Fourth of July. Years ago, a party was hosted regularly at a relatives house. I honestly do not remember those, bu...
7/6/09 at 6:23 AM
The Perversity of the Weather Forecast
I wouldn't trust any extended weather forecast, but currently the prediction is for partly or mostly sunny skies every single day for the next six days except for one day. On that day, that single, so...
6/30/09 at 9:08 AM