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Recent rains both help and hurt
Recent mid-May rains were a mixed blessing for farmers on the Northern Plains. Most needed more moisture. But some also were way behind on planting after a late spring, and the rains put them even fur...
5/24/13 at 10:26 AM Anxious to start planting 4/15/13 at 2:07 PM
Wanted: Your memories of past droughts 8/15/12 at 10:12 AM
5/24/13 at 7:54 AM Mark Your Calender for This Fundraiser 12/10/12 at 8:16 AM
Oct. 3rd-6-8 p.m., Acoustic Music 10/2/12 at 7:44 AM
UND to host a new season of Star Parties
Two venues: UND Observatory, just west of town; and Clifford Hall on the UND campus The northern skies at night in summer are a truly inspiring sight if the weather cooperates. The University of N...
5/23/13 at 9:45 AM UND to again host Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium May 14-15 5/8/13 at 8:59 AM
UND Law School’s Joseph Morsette inspires American Indian youth to consider careers in law 4/24/13 at 3:00 PM
Aurora alert tonight May 17-18, 2013
If it were clear here in Duluth, I'm sure we'd be seeing northern lights. The Kp index, an indicator of magnetic activity around the Earth, shot up to "5" or minor storm level around 11 p.m. Central...
5/17/13 at 11:57 PM Heads up - minor auroras out tonight March 28-29 3/28/13 at 11:00 PM
Aurora returns plus a new solar activity forecast 3/2/13 at 11:58 AM
Orthodox Easter and Church History
Sunday was Pascha ("Easter") for Orthodox Christians across the globe. For us, it meant the conclusion to a long Holy Week and a wonderful celebration of the resurrection of Christ in the very earlies...
5/7/13 at 9:56 AM
What to do with a HB: St. Anthony Parkway Bridge in Minneapolis
The St. Anthony Parkway Bridge, also known as the Northtown Bridge, is one of Minnesota's historic bridges that deserves some recognition in itself. Located in the western part of Minneapolis near C...
4/25/13 at 7:09 AM
Boy Scout Leadership Luncheon March 20th
After traveling thousands of miles over my first 100 days as the new Scout Executive of the Northern Lights Council, I can testify that I have seen great excitement about Scouting across our territory...
3/14/13 at 6:01 PM 2012 - A Year in Review 12/31/12 at 4:43 PM
BSA Merit Badge Sparks Interest for Future 11/16/12 at 5:20 PM
Post-Northern Colorado Thoughts
UND went out to Greeley, COfor the last game of the 2012 season and lost a heartbreaker to Northern Colorado on Saturday, 28-27. The loss dropped their record to 5-6 overall on the season and 3-5 in t...
11/19/12 at 3:07 PM Week 12 Preview - Northern Colorado Bears 11/16/12 at 2:54 PM
Northern Arizona Reaction 10/15/12 at 10:25 AM
Bison PostGame Show at Northern Iowa
Impressive showing tonight by the top ranked Bison football team beating Northern Iowa 33-21, racking up over 400 yards in offense and forcing 3 turnovers in the win. NDSU now is 4-0 on the season and...
9/30/12 at 2:57 AM Around The Valley - Week 3 9/13/12 at 11:03 AM
A Different Perspective 2/24/12 at 2:26 AM
55 years ago and today...the Davies legacy
This month marks the 55th Anniversary of the desegregation crisis in Little Rock. Fargo U.S. District Court Judge Ronald N. Davies, for whom our third high school building was named, was a central fig...
9/19/12 at 11:39 AM World champion fancy dancer coming to CBE 3/19/12 at 11:16 AM
Band Inspires Dancing in China
The Concordia Band also plays polka -- but only in China. The band is currently touring Hong Kong and mainland China. They performed their first concert at United International College in Zhuhai to a ...
5/16/12 at 11:21 AM
Sharing the Road
Story and Photos by Ezra Van Den Einde With higher temperatures around the corner and road construction heating up it may be time for locals to warm up to bicyclists. Fueled in part by the growing...
5/1/12 at 7:04 PM Click-clacks on the tracks 11/19/10 at 9:00 AM
Botanic Society plans relaxation for mind, soul 5/31/10 at 3:00 AM
OK Force fans. You know the situation. Win and your boys force a Game 5 and a chance at the Western Conference Finals. Lose and the only season left is the one that involves golf clubs. We've done p...
4/27/12 at 4:06 PM From The D... 4/27/12 at 11:57 AM
Time Is Running Out... 4/24/12 at 2:12 PM
The snow cover this past winter over the United States was very minimal. As a whole, the North American continent recorded the 4th lowest snow cover extent on record this past winter, mainly due to th...
3/18/12 at 7:19 AM Northern Lights? 2/14/11 at 9:35 AM
Stomping-Ground Culture 2: Our Grandparents
While I was still "up north" as we say, visiting my family in Blackduck, I decided to stop out at each of the grandparents' places. Some may consider this dull, but it was enlightening. Heres why: A...
11/19/11 at 12:31 AM Stomping Ground Culture, part 1 11/11/11 at 2:09 PM