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Radioactive waste on the N.D. monitor
WILLISTON, N.D. Landfill employees here discovered at least two hot loads this week, illustrating why a group of North Dakota citizens is worried about the proper disposal of radioactive waste that ...
5/18/13 at 12:03 AM FracFocus site criticized in Harvard report 4/25/13 at 5:23 AM
'Hype about Pipe' public meeting scheduled Thursday in Stanley 4/23/13 at 1:55 PM
Freedom Friday: Less Restrictive Environment, Inclusion, and Mainstreaming
There was a time when students with disabilities were segregated in schools from student who did not have a disability. In 1975, Public Law 94-142 was established by Congress. That law required that a...
4/26/13 at 8:37 AM
Service Recap 14 April 2013
A Religious Call for Climate Justice Global climate change is arguably one of the most pressing concerns of our time. The rise of atmospheric CO2 due to the burning of fossil fuels is causing signific...
4/14/13 at 11:32 PM
Celebrate Earth Day with these Newspaper Activities
Every day is Earth Day for people who care about the environment.But for one day each year, people all over the world join forces to call attention to the beauty of the Earth and the ways in which w...
4/10/13 at 9:18 AM
“Air, Water, Land and Energy: Our Voice, Our Future Citizens Forum”
The Minnesota Environmental Congress will be at MSUM to present the Minnesota Environment and Energy Report Card. Minnesota state agency commissioners, community leaders, and community members will di...
12/12/12 at 10:03 AM
Learning on a grander 'SCALE'
The University of North Dakota Office of Instructional Development is tipping the "scales" when it comes to creative teaching and learning practices for its students. The University recently added ...
11/15/12 at 4:47 PM
We have our man for the job! Now let's get to work! Thoughts on the US Elections
What does it take to become the President of the United States? And what does it take to ensure that the man you voted for is elected to office? These are the questions I've been asking myself ever...
11/7/12 at 5:40 AM Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein 6/12/12 at 4:55 AM
Copenhagenization: The contagion that could change the way we think of bicycles 10/24/11 at 10:17 AM
Climate change? That's so five minutes ago
If you watched the last few presidential elections closely and then went into a cave or a coma for the past few years before emerging to witness the last two presidential debates, you'd probably won...
10/17/12 at 10:06 AM VoteVets group goes after Thune 2/9/10 at 4:59 AM
The political perils of tree-cutting on the plains 12/22/09 at 12:29 PM
The Glass Paper Project, Part III
Wikis, Google Docs, and Skype...what do these tools have in common? They allow students to research, communicate, collaborate, and create with or for a variety of audiences. The Glass Paper Project w...
10/8/12 at 9:16 AM The Glass Paper Project, Part II 10/2/12 at 8:27 AM
The Glass Paper Project 9/25/12 at 9:18 AM
What Will You Do to Fight Silver Carp?
We were discussing potential questions to ask people running for the state legislature at a meeting today, and I thought it would be a good idea to ask them what they would do about silver carp. Here...
9/17/12 at 3:58 PM Documenting a History of Weirdness 11/27/11 at 6:14 PM
Happy Arbor Day! 4/30/10 at 12:00 AM
Lottery Scratch-offs Part 2: Stating the Obvious
Part 1 was aboutthe interesting psychology that gambling brings out in people. We also looked at those$30 scratch-offs and the mixed feelings that come with buying those things. But while people have...
9/12/12 at 10:52 AM Problem-solvers vs. Doomsdayers 6/22/12 at 11:11 AM
For sale: North Dakota's way of life.
I can barely stomach news about Western North Dakota these days. Every day it is something - either in the local or national news; unfortunately, it is so rarely good news. The infrastructure cannot s...
6/10/12 at 9:31 PM
DIVERSION DISCUSSION: Dam in Drayton, N.D., will mitigate fish passage limitations
FARGO One feature of the Red River diversion project isnt remotely close to Fargo-Moorhead. About 210 river miles north on the Red, F-M taxpayer dollars will help fund modifications to the dam near ...
5/13/12 at 8:01 AM Minn. environmental study moves forward 2/10/12 at 10:44 AM
Reusing Scrubs to Make New Purses & Aprons
Reusing & Recycling! HERO volunteer, Audrey, has been busy remaking old scrubs into new purses and aprons! She began by creating walker bags, and has since ventured into slouch bags and aprons. H...
5/9/12 at 2:52 PM Getting Ready For Clean Up Week? Donate to HERO! 5/9/12 at 2:50 PM
HERO Celebrates Earth Day Every Day! 4/23/12 at 10:39 AM
What It's Really Like to be a Mom
Before I had kids I remember hearing the phrase, Youll never really understand what its like to be a mom until you are one. I have to admit to thinking that geez, I have a pretty good imagination an...
5/9/12 at 10:38 AM Spring Clean to Help Others Succeed 3/12/12 at 11:04 AM
Tomorrow's Child 3/9/12 at 10:30 AM