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I'm Not Lost, I'm Differently Positioned
If you haven't heard from me for awhile and you wonder where I've been, this is a good time to re-mention that I have changed my name from Middle Aged Plague to This Woman Writes. You can find, and f...
6/12/13 at 8:04 PM If Pumpkins Were Money, I'd Be Rich 1/17/13 at 6:21 PM
Life's -- and Death's -- Lessons 1/10/13 at 3:06 PM
Marja Kaisla & The Soiva International Music Camp
Marja Kaisla & The Soiva International Music Camp Marja will be joining us at this years festival with the help of the Finlandia Foundation and Schmitt Music. She has been awarded the2013Finlandia...
6/12/13 at 10:21 AM The 'Troll Lady' and Dragon Slayer 6/8/13 at 8:41 AM
Decorah Nordic Dancers 6/6/13 at 1:37 PM
UND Communications graduate student earns top thesis honors
Eric Netterlund, a master's degree alum of theCommunication Program at the University of North Dakota, recently won the 2013 UND Distinguished Master's Thesis award. "This honor is afforded to a re...
6/12/13 at 9:15 AM UND conference focuses on arts and culture in the digital age 10/23/12 at 4:12 PM
Melissa Gjellstad to examine ‘When Men Speak: Masculinities and Fathering in Millennial Norwegian Literature’ at the final UND Faculty Lecture April 19 4/13/12 at 3:43 PM
Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy Through Art
Last week, I had the opportunity to get out of the office and into the classroom by attending the Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy Through Art workshop in Bismarck. I wasnt sure what to expect, a...
6/11/13 at 2:03 PM Pondering Public Art 5/15/13 at 2:55 PM
A Family Affair - Woiwode Book Signing 4/16/13 at 11:41 AM
Summer language experience to bloom in August
In early August, the Fargo Public Schools will hold an immersion experience into the Chinese language and culture for the first time. The Chinese Language and Culture Program will take place weekdays...
5/24/13 at 9:03 AM Woodrow, ALC classes combine for food, cultural experience 1/16/13 at 2:43 PM
Meet our newest leaders: Part 3 of 8 9/18/12 at 9:34 AM
50 Shades of Shame
Guest writer, Erin Fahey, shares her insight about the controversial book, 50 Shades of Grey. We don't have to look too far for sex. It's oftena medium to attract attention and push sales. Our curios...
10/12/12 at 11:09 AM New Plateaus Geography Spotlight # 3 - São Tomé and Príncipe 7/29/12 at 10:06 AM
Stomping-Ground Culture 2: Our Grandparents 11/19/11 at 12:31 AM
I promise not to gloat...
I am irritated today. I am irritated because I read the articleon InForum titled -North Dakota drunken-driving laws to be targeted for harsher penalties. I am not irritated by the general message of t...
10/6/12 at 7:23 PM We're in the Sahara, yo! 6/3/11 at 11:00 PM
Lost in Space... 12/17/10 at 10:43 AM
Autumn Equinox road trip
Great first day of fall road trip with our friends Jim andMary Olsgaard Jondahltoday. Beautiful picnic at Maplewood hiking among the leaves, grape harvest and wine tasting at Richwood Winery, dinner a...
9/23/12 at 3:00 AM You can see all this within 60 miles of Fargo! 9/22/12 at 9:04 PM
Put on a Happy Face
Put On a Happy Face: A Fun Activity for Exploring Values July 25th, 2012 | Author:Kris Marshall Personal beliefs and values keep our lives running smoothly by helping us to make positive choices. If...
8/30/12 at 11:00 AM
What Do You Have?
I had been warned about signs like these before I arrived. In fact, I have seen signs like these in the past when I have been on the east coast because there are all kinds of properties on which other...
8/1/12 at 7:00 AM Walking to the Dentist 6/19/12 at 7:30 AM
Fargo’s art scene has plenty to offer
The art scene in Fargo has grown in the last couple of years. Several studios have been in the area for decades and new ones have popped up recently. Whether youre an art snob or youve never been to ...
2/29/12 at 10:51 AM China club shares traditions 2/16/12 at 10:12 AM
Symphony offers touch of class to FM area 1/26/12 at 5:44 AM
The Age of Janklow
In the new book "The Plains Political Tradition: Essays onSouth Dakota Political Culture," retired SDSU history professor John E. Miller refers to the seven ages of South Dakota politics. From territ...
11/6/11 at 9:49 AM
When The Best Blows Into Town
Oh, to be the best at something. What must that feel like? Ill never know, but I console myself with this the best string quartet in the world performs here Nov. 17, and I will hear them. Will the mu...
10/26/11 at 1:26 PM
Author Brenda K. Marshall visiting Jamestown College Sept. 20
The Jamestown College Convocation Committee will host author and North Dakota native Brenda K. Marshall for Dakota, Or Whats a Heaven For: Writing about 19th Century Dakota Territory in the 21st Centu...
9/15/11 at 10:53 AM Jamestown College offering new course on Chinese language, culture 8/31/11 at 3:31 PM
Community Block Party kicks off new school year 8/15/11 at 3:57 PM
Hiking the remote but worldy, ancient but modern, Colca Canyon
It's mid-afternoon, and our small group is catching its breath after slowly scaling the steep, winding trails of Peru's Colca Canyon. We sit in silence as we look over an ancient landscape of sheer cl...
8/4/11 at 9:37 AM