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Freedom is not free.
USA Today's website has a powerful story and video aboutUSMC Cpl. Ronny "Tony" Porta that I think should be mandatory reading and viewing for every American who wants to maintain citizenship in this c...
4/29/13 at 8:58 PM Courage defined. 4/8/13 at 5:38 PM
Perfect timing... 11/6/12 at 11:22 PM
Book/Documentary of the Month: A Tour of the Rhine
There are many ways to write a book on bridges, let alone do a documentary for a TV program. One can focus on one bridge and its history, but that is more for locals who are closely attached to the ...
3/20/13 at 8:48 AM Ghost Bridge to come down but not without a fight. 1/22/13 at 9:30 AM
Mystery Bridge nr. 14: A draw bridge with valuable history 10/18/12 at 8:29 AM
Assorted Church History News
Today, while taking a break, I came across some very intriguing articles that I share with you all here. I realize that is not why one comes to this site typically, but in this case, I hope you'll exc...
2/19/13 at 10:34 PM
Battles on Ice: Continuing the outdoor hockey trend
TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska, will host the Mutual of Omaha Battles on Ice, an outdoor hockey doubleheader later today. First on the schedule, the Omaha Lancers take on their USHL rival, th...
2/9/13 at 6:00 AM
Home Modifications for Veterans with Disabilities
Returning home for some military members means adjusting to a disability. For some who have aged with a service related disability, needs change over time. Whichever the case may be, there are progr...
2/4/13 at 10:20 AM
Justice Going to Pot
Our Minnesotan boys in blue have been caught green-handed pulling some peculiar police work. Fox 9 news out of the Twin Cities had the story last night and the video below is definitely worth a look. ...
11/20/12 at 8:42 AM Election Reflection: Why We Voted the Way We Did 11/13/12 at 10:42 AM
Anger of Muslims part 2: Making Sense in 3D 9/21/12 at 8:47 AM
Onward Christian Soldiers
Today is Remembrance Day - Veterans Day 2012. Gavin wrote a very fitting beautiful post earlier, Respectfully, we are almost there again. Below is part two of his post with a poem written by Gavin fro...
11/11/12 at 10:57 AM
Stan Adelstein gets 'interesting'
State Sen. Stan Adelstein has long been an interesting man. I have enjoyed interviewing him and he always has a good quote to offer. Stan is not your typical South Dakota Republican: He's an 81-year-...
9/26/12 at 5:41 PM Kristi, meet Mr. Netanyahu 5/24/11 at 4:19 PM
McGovern on war and peace 11/17/10 at 4:59 PM
Student’s Language Skills Essential at Library of Congress
Julia Cater 14, Midland, Texas, loves libraries. She also loves the German language. Her internship at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., allows her to indulge in both. Cater is making info...
8/23/12 at 2:05 PM
Music Monday: “Some Nights” by Fun.
Some songs get your attention at the start of the very first note in the song. Some Nights by Fun. is one of the those songs. Take a listen for yourself by clicking here (warning: there is an F-bomb...
8/13/12 at 8:00 AM
Minnesota history exhibit features dark episode
Museums often tell war stories, but an exhibit the Minnesota History Center just opened is more emotional than others. This is our war, History Center Director Dan Spock said while touring the exhi...
7/6/12 at 4:50 AM Legislative notebook: Speed limit increase hits a speed bump 2/14/12 at 10:50 PM
The award-winning horizonlines.org magazine launches 2012 issue
Monday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Minnesota State University Moorheads CMU Underground the 2012 issue of horizonlines.org will be launched. The magazine will be projected on a screen, and the public is i...
5/4/12 at 11:10 AM
KONY 2012 fails to go offline
As the viral video Kony 2012 tallied more than 180 million views across the Internet since its early March release, many viewers pledged to transfer their efforts to raise awareness about a fugitive A...
4/25/12 at 9:28 PM Alumnus publishes book on ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ experience 10/6/11 at 5:44 AM
Forecasting the War
At a recent speaking engagement I had the opportunity to have a brief but fascinating conversation with a World War II veteran that was a meteorologist in the Pacific Theatre during the war. Even wi...
4/6/12 at 8:47 AM
What exactly is "Title I?"
Every so often in news stories or in school district communication, we hear the term Title I. What does it mean? What is its purpose? Title I originates from the first section of the Elementary and S...
3/20/12 at 11:02 AM