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Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend a debate discussing legalizing same gender marriage. Former Fargo Mayor and retired economics professor Jon Lindgren discussed the topic with Ryan T Anderson,...
2/12/14 at 8:23 AM The Chosen Ones 1/5/14 at 10:57 PM
Quack Quack! 12/22/13 at 1:16 PM
Capitol Letters - Week 16
Governor Bill Guy: 1919 - 2013 As we were putting the final touches on this weeks Capitol Letters, we received the sad news of Governor Bill Guys passing. Much will rightly be said about this giant of...
4/26/13 at 3:04 PM Capitol Letters - Week 12 3/29/13 at 1:48 PM
Capitol Letters - Week 11 3/22/13 at 3:08 PM
Snail Mail: Send A Little Love
The summer before my sophomore year of high school, my family and I moved from northern New Jersey, to Indiana. Even though I grew up moving a lot, this was the first move that was really hard on me....
4/17/13 at 8:09 AM
Letters from the Holy Synod and Bishop Matthias Regarding the Recent Sexual Misconduct Case
The following two letters have been distributed to priests in our diocese and we have been asked to make these available via our usual means. In our case, they will be sent through our emailing list a...
11/4/12 at 9:43 AM
What Does It Take to Be an Expert?
I have no letters after my name. Okay, officially I have a B.A., which in today's climate stands less for Bachelor of Arts as it does for Buy Additional -- credits, tuition, college time -- leading t...
4/5/12 at 1:19 PM
DIY Fabric Animal Decor
Our second bathroom is the kid's bathroom. When I first moved in to our house, the room had been painted a teal and dark pink color to match the fish-designed shower curtain. Personally, the color com...
2/23/12 at 9:46 AM Be Mine: An Applique Valentine's Shirt 1/30/12 at 11:03 AM
Puffy Fabric Decor Letters 1/16/12 at 9:28 AM
The Advent Grinch
Yesterday was Christmas! It was a great day for the family, a great day of travel, and a great Christmas service at church. The sermon was fantastic - it always is in my eyes (my huz is the pastor, bu...
12/26/11 at 7:30 AM BFF: The Huz 9/1/11 at 7:07 AM
faith fridays: messages in the sky
I've got a fixation that I'm having a hard time shaking. When it takes hold -- and it often does while the five kids and I are cruising along in the minivan -- everyone knows what's coming. The teens ...
10/28/11 at 12:00 AM
Put Away That DDT
A recent letter to the editor in the Grand Forks Herald regarding environmental chemicals and their effects on our healthreally piqued my interest. I happen to know several families in the region affe...
9/20/11 at 8:37 AM
The dirty laundry gets closer to home.
Yet another discussion coming from cleaning out the basement: How much of your childhood/college memorabilia do you hold onto? I am trying to consolidate, since I have bits & pieces in multiple p...
2/18/11 at 3:48 PM
Letters from the past
When I realized last Friday it was the 25th anniversary of the day the Challenger blew up, it made me think of a letter I once received. Back when my husband Eric was in the U.S. Navy, he sent me ple...
2/7/11 at 5:32 AM
This letter to the editor is hiding something
Late last month, we got the following letter. Give it a read and see if you notice anything odd. Congratulations America. In talking recently, my Dad said, Our first computer, just 20 years ago, to lo...
9/9/10 at 7:00 AM Another Sun's letter system 8/12/09 at 8:40 AM
Alphabet Safari II - B
Information and activities are from the KRP NIE tab, Alphabet Safari II, distributed by the NIE Institute. This guide uses African animals to teach the alphabet A-Z for grades K-2). Today the letter&n...
6/9/10 at 12:00 AM Alphabet Safari II - A 6/1/10 at 12:00 AM
Vocab Lab for the Young Reader 3/23/10 at 6:50 AM
Strange, Almost Sensical Spam
Some very weird spam is showing up in my inbox lately. One presents itself as being from a bank, but if a bank secretary was really that bad at proofreading, he would surely be taken out and shot fort...
3/30/10 at 8:05 AM Pain, Desertion and the Letters of Famous Persons 10/15/09 at 12:00 AM