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What's Wrong Wednesday: Chili cancels National Autism Association fundraiser
The restaurant chain Chili's said that it canceled a fundraiser with the National Autism Association (NAA) because of customer feedbac...
4/9/14 at 2:31 AM Motivational Monday: The choices we make 3/31/14 at 8:22 AM
Freedom Friday: Me, disabled? 3/28/14 at 8:11 AM
Musings of a middle-of-the-road Indemican...
I am often asked about my political leanings. Do I lean left, do I lean right, or are my feet firmly planted in the middle? And what party do I pledge allegiance to - am I a Democrat, a Republican, an...
1/9/14 at 11:01 PM Here's a thought - let's go dollar for dollar. 10/25/12 at 7:03 AM
The North Dakota Way... 7/31/12 at 5:57 PM
Passion for political process: UND campus becomes capital of Flickertail Girls State
The University of North Dakotaserved as the backdrop for this year'sAmerican Legion Auxiliary Girls State Program. North Dakota high school girls were invited to participate in this mock government...
6/20/13 at 11:44 AM UND Communications graduate student earns top thesis honors 6/12/13 at 9:15 AM
UND poly sci student Karly Moen receives national ‘College Women’s Leadership Award’ for social activism, engagement 5/21/13 at 9:29 AM
MSUM students participate in Arrowhead Model United Nations
Twenty-two MSU Moorhead students participated in the Arrowhead Model United Nations conference April 18-21 at Winona State University in Winona, Minn. At the conference, the teams participated in c...
4/25/13 at 2:27 PM MSUM to celebrate Constitution Day 9/11/12 at 9:51 AM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 3:11 PM Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington 11/15/12 at 1:33 PM
Something Different: A Community of Independent Thinkers 5/3/12 at 2:56 PM
An Early Start in Research
John Stelter 15, Plymouth, Minn., dove into research before he even set foot in his first class. It was Orientation week of Stelters freshman year. The sociology department was holding a gathering fo...
12/14/12 at 11:28 AM
The Influence of Family Political Discussions on Youth
12/11/12 at 10:49 AM
Long-time Bemidji political reporter Brad Swenson dies
From the BemidjiPioneer: Brad Swenson, 57, former political editor of the Bemidji Pioneer, died unexpectedly Sunday evening. Swenson, who started working in the Pioneers editorial department in May ...
7/23/12 at 9:38 AM DFL chief understands GOP problems, but... 5/27/12 at 12:06 PM
Political notebook: Bills go forward, but without Dayton deal 3/20/11 at 8:31 PM
Published Piece: a look at the critics of the Susan G. Komen Foundation
I know this has gotten a lot of press, and I had hesitated to put this on my blog due to its controversial nature. But I'm putting myself out there and hope you appreciate the effort: ) If nothing e...
2/5/12 at 12:13 AM Taxi Train Subway Plane 7/6/11 at 6:32 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 Dakota Midday guest spot today 5/11/11 at 10:49 AM
SHS is history ... at SDSU, that is 4/12/11 at 12:15 PM
Outstate News (12-15-10)
Census data vividly illustrate Minnesota's rural-urban divide. (MinnPost) Emmer campaign stiffs Kandiyohi Co. [and others] out of $1,400 during recount. (Willmar-St. Cloud) Gunther/Senjem: Senjem wo...
12/15/10 at 11:44 AM
Today's Show Monday 11/1
Today on The Christopher Gabriel Program: Brett Favrererela hurt again, is it time for the Vikings to move on?; UND Football Coach Chris Mussman and the Fighting Sioux Rewind; Jeff Kolpack with the W...
11/1/10 at 10:18 AM Today's Show Wednesday 10/20 10/20/10 at 10:11 AM
Today's Show Tuesday 10/19 10/19/10 at 10:25 AM
How much is too much political spending?
I was watching Face the Nation yesterday and amazed at how much money is being spent on this election. Here's part of the show transcript: "BOB SCHIEFFER: Today on FACE THE NATION, its all about the ...
10/25/10 at 9:30 AM
Speaking with Rob Hahn
Rob Hahn is definitely on the fringe as far as political candidates go. He’s neither a Democrat nor Republican, but rather running as an Independence Party gubernatorial hopeful. And, he’s...
7/15/10 at 8:38 AM Speaking with Matt Entenza 7/8/10 at 11:05 AM
Speaking with Dan Severson 6/30/10 at 10:59 AM
GF Sheriff's Continues to Heat Up
Well I was surprised to see Mike Lee and Chris Hutton both now have some signs on highway 2 today. Nothing too impressive, and hard to see as you zip by. Still, of all the contests for this June...
4/8/10 at 3:33 PM