THE PERIPHERY The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class?
My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi... Posted on 11/14/13 at 10:33 AM
SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Is everyone covered by Social Security?
Q: Were all workers coveredby Social Security when it began? Is everyone covered by Social Security protectionnow?
A: Not all workers had coverage under Social Security when it began. Although most d... Posted on 11/8/13 at 9:04 AM
THE ARTS CENTER: CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY A Shout Out to Kuchen Makers
During the upcoming Sundogs and Sunflowers exhibit The Art Center would like to feature the traditional, regional specialty: Kuchen. This much loved and sometimes guarded, sweetblend of pastry/bread t... Posted on 11/6/13 at 3:40 PM
GRAND FORKS - It’s not big in the history books and it doesn’t get talked about at gatherings of World War II veterans. But on a wintry day in the final year of the war, Imperial Japan attacked North Dakota.
Woman served on one of two hospital ships in the harbor the morning of the attack
GRAND FORKS - At 26, Agnes Shurr was a nurse aboard a hospital ship at anchor on a bright, calm morning.
“It was a Sunday, and we could sleep in,” she said. “We were anchored out in the stream, away from the docks. Sunday was our day off, and I was sleeping.”
Chuck Haga, Forum Communications Co.
, December 06, 2011
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County History Lecture Series continues at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave. N., in Moorhead, with Terry Shoptaugh, professor of history and university archivist at Minnesota State University Moorhead.
William Garroway Moorhead, for whom the city of Moorhead is named, was born July 7, 1811, at Moorhead’s Ferry on the Susquehanna River,
22 miles north of Harrisburg, Pa. He was one of four sons and three daughters born to Irish immigrant parents who came to America in 1798.
In her book, “97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement,” author Jane Ziegelman tells the story of families in a single apartment building in New York between 1863 and 1935.
Half of full-time positions open after back-to-back firing, resignation
Four days after the executive director of Bonanzaville was fired, the West Fargo historical village’s facilities manager resigned.
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