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I am on a bit of a banana kick this spring, but thisrecipe is a little flashier than others, literally. Bananas Foster. Ripe bananas cooking gently in a bubbling syrup made from brown sugar, butter, c...
5/7/13 at 8:51 AM
Are we prepared?
Yes. Preparedness for a wide variety of emergencies and adverse events within the school districts buildings is at the heart of the emergency planning process. It is year-round, and involves dozens of...
3/25/13 at 8:34 AM Middle, high school students raise funds for fire victims 9/27/12 at 11:12 AM
A tradition is born... 1/25/12 at 10:15 AM
Avoid Kitchen Fires with These Tips
My nose detected an unpleasant scent. My brain recognized the odor and soon my feet were running down the hall. I think I leaped over my then-3-year-old on the way to the kitchen. She was si...
3/15/13 at 1:23 PM
Car on Fire
A car was on fire near our house. The fire department came and put the fire out. The car is trashed because it was a bad fire. I heard this was the second fire in a car today. What causes car fires? I...
3/9/13 at 7:27 PM Who Protects Us From Thick to Thin? 5/17/10 at 9:27 AM
Samsonite Recalls Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits
Samsonite Recalls Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits Due to Fire, Burn Hazards Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a rec...
2/28/13 at 10:12 AM BlueStar Wall Ovens Recalled 2/12/13 at 5:17 PM
Gems Sensors Recalls Pressure Transducers Used in Fire Pump Controllers 1/21/13 at 12:13 AM
Alumni, Students Connect at Leadership Event
LeadNow's Fuel the Fire conference heated things up Jan. 19 as students sparked their leadership potential. Fuel the Fire is an annual conference where students learn some valuable leadership skills,...
1/31/13 at 12:44 PM
No...not again...when will we learn?
In my early days in emergency management I compiled a report about what has come to be known as the "Great White fire". That was the fire that was started when pyrotechnics were used in a Great White ...
1/28/13 at 12:12 PM The ashes... 10/11/12 at 12:02 AM
Pin-up boys? 9/9/12 at 7:45 PM
Red Cross To Participate In National Day Of Service!
The American Red Cross Minn-Kota Region will be participating in the National Day Of Service on Saturday, January 19th. Volunteers from the community will come together and canvass the Fargo-Moorhead ...
1/15/13 at 10:14 AM
THE GREATER GRAND FORKS COMMUNITY THEATRE presents . . . Forever Plaid in Plaid Tidings That whimsical quartet is back on Earth to put a little rhythm in your step this holiday season. The boy band ...
11/23/12 at 4:26 PM Getting Close 10/28/12 at 8:37 AM
The Burning of Bucyrus, North Dakota
Bucyrus did not have an Orthodox church, but it did have a Lutheran church building. It was also very close to land my family owns. As many may now be aware, a wildfire just wiped this little town off...
10/18/12 at 1:59 PM
Tumbleweeds are the least of it
Near-hurricane force winds of 60-plus miles per hour have hit the Dickinson area for the past two days. Yesterday, I woke up to the sound of wind outside my window -- I can't remember that ever happen...
10/18/12 at 11:17 AM
'North Minnie fire' update
The North Minnie Fire in Red Lake Wildlife Management Area within Beltrami Island State Forest southwest of Baudette, Minn., was 45 percent contained as of Thursday night and remains at 24,840 acres. ...
10/12/12 at 9:55 AM DNR ramps up burning restrictions across northern Minnesota 9/20/12 at 11:26 AM
DNR: Use caution when burning or expect to pay the price 8/27/12 at 12:09 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program,http://grantnelson00.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/afterthefire.mp3...
10/12/12 at 8:41 AM After the Fire 10/6/12 at 7:44 AM
Rural Reflections Radio 8/30/12 at 6:49 AM
Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-13
Oct. 8-13 is Fire Prevention Week.Here's a page on fire safety you can print and share with younger students. It is from the KRP NIE tab, "Playing it Safe" distributed by the NIE Institute. For more ...
10/4/12 at 12:00 PM
Prepare Your Home for Winter
As summer has become a distant memory and the beautiful trees of fall are turning, it is a great time to think about winterizing your home to prepare for the colder months ahead. Snow, ice and sub-z...
10/4/12 at 11:33 AM