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North Dakota prep hockey notebook
BOYS Fargo Davies senior forward Bryan Pallen leads the East Region in scoring with six points (three goals, three assists). Pallen ranks 11th overall on the state scoring leader board. Leading the ...
12/3/13 at 2:48 PM One Crazy night in store for East Region boys soccer 10/1/13 at 3:24 PM
Fargo Davies puts an end to Shanley’s regular-season EDC boys soccer streak 9/27/13 at 5:58 PM
It's Time to Change the Lake Superior Conference
Why is Superior High School still a part of the Lake Superior Conference? According to the Superior School district website the high school population is 1633. The Lake Superior Conference website lis...
1/9/13 at 4:47 AM
Dear Mason and Millie: Baking tradition continues
For many years, my mother, Dorthy Rickers (aka DotMom), wrote an annual column that was a Christmas letter to her granddaughters, Gretchen and Ingrid. In 2009, I started by own tradition by writing...
12/17/12 at 3:54 PM Gingerbread people 12/6/10 at 11:13 AM
Adventures in Subbing pt 2: A Man in a Women's World
As a substitute teacher you'd expect I get to wear a few different hats and teach students of all ages. Indeed. But at the teaching placement company I work for these hats and age-ranges extend a litt...
12/11/12 at 10:05 AM The Rich pt. 3: Mitt Romney 8/13/12 at 9:09 AM
Learning: It's not just from 8 to 3 anymore
Do you have elementary-age children in the Fargo Public Schools? Do they participate in activities at their building outside of the regular school day? If the answer to either one of these question...
11/5/12 at 9:57 AM District announces new Davies principal 5/8/12 at 7:55 AM
Do you know the Board? (Part 6 of 9) 2/17/12 at 12:30 PM
It's the Little Things That Drive You Nuts
Yesterday was one of those days when nothing went right, and I wouldn't have noticed it if it had. The details don't matter, as I'm sure you have your own version of special days like this: the toi...
7/5/12 at 10:21 AM
The Brogrammer Problem: Keeping Geekery a Boys' Club
"Men invented the internet! Because they were men! And manly! And they were geeks but they were male geeks! Because that's what a geek is! A man!" Okay, that's not actually what the New York Times ar...
6/5/12 at 10:00 AM Defending Sexual Harassment 3/7/12 at 11:00 PM
Booth Babes: Living in a Geek Boys' World, Part 2 1/31/12 at 11:24 AM
Bracing myself for the bumps and bruises of boyhood
My Parenting Perspectives column for April 17 ... The bruise on my 8-month-old sons forehead has worked its way across the owie rainbow, from red to purple to black to blue to yellow. Its a fading so...
4/17/12 at 12:45 AM
It's a boy - thank God!
My daughter Sarah and her longtime partner Dusty are pregnant (well, technically Sarah is pregnant - but you get the point). We found out last week that she is having a boy. Sarah and Dusty long ago s...
3/5/12 at 7:05 AM For the boys... 7/28/11 at 6:05 AM
The notion of endless possibilities... 4/23/10 at 11:10 AM
Saying goodbye to great players at tournament time
Monday is the most heartbreaking day of any region high school basketball tournament in North Dakota. Its win-or-go-home day and almost every year, there are great players and teams who end up hand...
2/21/12 at 3:34 PM Killdeer starter may miss tourney game after father's death, Cougars coach offers support 2/19/11 at 3:49 AM
Region 7 breakdown and predictions 2/15/11 at 2:07 AM
My Mom and the Beach Boys
How is it possible that watching the Grammy Award show can make someone cry? Well, if one of the performances makes you think of someone who is no longer with you by stirring up a good memory, then yo...
2/13/12 at 5:30 AM Numbers Mean Something 11/5/11 at 11:02 AM
Tales of a 4 Year Old
If there is one thing in my life I have always known, it was that I wanted to be a mom. I could give you some long drawn out reason about how I was blessed (and still am)to have the best mom ever crea...
11/13/11 at 9:17 PM
Boys and body image
Is Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino and his fabulous abs really all that? Maybe not, according to the teenage boys who were interviewed extensively for a newly published study on young men and male ...
9/29/11 at 10:53 AM
Potty Training Dooty
Ive learned something very important in the last two days- parents have no shame. Particularly, potty training parents have no shame...noneabsolutely zero. It is impossible to have any qualms when you...
7/8/11 at 5:52 AM
Notes To My Boys: Be Kind
Does it seem like there is a lack of kindness that is going around? I want to turn that trend around and bring civility and manners back in fashion. In a time where the characters from "Jers...
7/6/11 at 7:41 AM Note To My Boys: Laundry Tips 6/26/11 at 9:50 AM