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I had such big plans. Well, ok, not big. But firmly cemented in my mind. I have such a huge list of garden chores to be completed in the next two weeks, that I figured I'd better not wait to start un...
5/16/13 at 3:46 PM
UND Wind Ensemble to present Spring “Bandancing” Concert, Monday, April 22
The University of North Dakota Wind Ensemble, under the direction of James Popejoy, will present a spring concert on Monday, April 22, at 8 p.m. The performance will be held at the Chester Fritz Audi...
4/19/13 at 4:10 PM UND Wind Ensemble first North Dakota band to play prestigious Seattle music clinic 11/28/12 at 12:17 PM
National Science Foundation funds SUNRISE summer Research Experience for Undergraduates at UND 5/9/12 at 4:02 PM
The weather was supposed to warm up Wednesday. It did -- but only technically. As I pedaled away from home shortly after 9 a.m. that day, the National Weather Service Willmar webpage, reported it wa...
4/6/13 at 12:03 AM
When the wind blows
I was sitting near a window, eating lunch on Wednesday, when I noticed a large piece of cardboard skipping through the parking lot, going completely airborne every once in a while thanks to our lovely...
4/3/13 at 5:00 PM
St. Pat's aurora update plus a pleasing lunar lineup tonight
The sun's wind of particles has been pounding Earth's defensive magnetic shield since early this morning. A magnificent display of auroras erupted in response. While hurricane winds can reach over 2...
3/17/13 at 7:10 PM Beacon in the chill light of dawn 12/15/10 at 2:29 PM
There comes a time each year when my patience completely expires. It arrives at different times, but historically I don't make it more than a couple months into the new year before I exclaim to everyo...
2/20/13 at 11:12 PM Counting ourselves lucky... 5/31/11 at 11:38 AM
Went With the Wind... 12/17/09 at 4:52 PM
What is Affecting Your Roof’s Performance?
If you are wondering if your asphalt roof is getting past its peak, it probably is. Asphalt roofs are made to withstand lots of beatings from the weather, but over time the material will succumb to ...
11/26/12 at 1:42 PM
Measuring snow can often more art than science. On occasion the snow falls straight down and most of the reports in a small area are approximately the same. There is always going to be natural variati...
11/15/12 at 7:15 AM Gusty 10/7/11 at 8:46 AM
Perspective 6/8/11 at 1:26 PM
Helpful benefit, encouraging cancer news buoy EGF's Helen Garcia
Even though she felt quite worn out following surgery in Illinois Sept. 6 to remove a cancerous lump from her left breast, Helen Garcia says these are decidedly feel good days for her. A Sept. 8 bene...
9/20/12 at 1:42 PM Today is benefit for little Teagan in Grand Forks 9/16/12 at 9:20 AM
Helping Helen: Fundraiser set for East Grand Forks resident, Grafton native 8/9/12 at 4:55 PM
Obama touts advances in wind power
Wind is a major topic on President Barack Obamas campaign swing through Iowa, and not by chance the White House today released a report showing wind power use is growing. The report shows Minnesota p...
8/14/12 at 12:10 PM Tuesday meeting to start writing disaster-relief bill 8/2/12 at 1:18 PM
Franken seeks tax credits for small wind-power producers 10/23/11 at 4:38 PM
Drawing inspiration from the world around you
I went for a short run after work today and when I reached the lake I decided to just stand for a few minutes and take it all in. The strong wind blowing leaves off of the trees, the waves crashing...
6/12/12 at 8:53 AM
Students experience wind power at DMI
Washington Elementary 5th grade studentsin Rob Arneson's class had an onsite lesson Friday on renewable energy from experts at DMI Industries in West Fargo.They learned about basic electricity and r...
2/20/12 at 12:52 PM
Wind Lessons Make Big Impression
Bottineau County elementary school students havediscovered a simple saltine cracker can teach them aboutwind energy. These youngsters were among about 4,100 North Dakota students who joined millions...
2/15/12 at 9:10 AM
The Wind Has a Message
I generally keep chocolate around in case of an emergency, and today I opened up the foil on a fortune chocolate. That's what I call those little individually-wrapped bite-sized portions of chocolate ...
1/24/12 at 6:22 PM Kuchen and Wind Turbines 10/4/11 at 1:34 PM
Just for the Hail of It 9/15/10 at 5:59 PM
Reverberations far and wide
A recent decision by U.S. District Court judge Daniel Hovland might very well ring much more broadly than injust our little corner of the world. The issue was whether oil companies operating in North ...
1/20/12 at 7:05 AM One of many elephants in the living room 6/11/11 at 6:55 AM
Grouse vs. alternative energy: Hmmm 3/2/11 at 12:19 PM