RED RIVER ORTHODOX Orthodox Easter and Church History
Sunday was Pascha ("Easter") for Orthodox Christians across the globe. For us, it meant the conclusion to a long Holy Week and a wonderful celebration of the resurrection of Christ in the very earlies... Posted on 5/7/13 at 9:56 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Loving ode to bridge poets: The Unknown Bridge
The Month of Bridge Poets
The month of dedicating our loving odes to bridge poets continue with another bridge poem that was discovered a few years ago. Unlike the previous post (which featured the... Posted on 5/2/13 at 8:55 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS the Pavek Museum
Sometimes people give gems of information to each other, gems which
are worth more than their mineral counterparts. Paul Maloney is a
friend of mine who gave me such a gem and I want to share it with ... Posted on 4/20/13 at 8:37 AM
SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Remembering Oklahoma City
On April 19, 1995, at 9:02 a.m. CST, our nation experienced a profound tragedy in the terrorist bomb attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Office Building in Oklahoma City.
Sixteen SSA employees and... Posted on 4/19/13 at 9:02 AM
SWEET CONCLUSIONS A Lesson in Family History (Part 3)
continuation of A Lesson in Family History
Lead cups were used to drink ale or whiskey. The combination would sometimes knock the imbibers out for a couple of days. Someone walking along the road wou... Posted on 4/3/13 at 9:32 AM
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.
Considering today’s political climate, I found it interesting that a century ago, the man most responsible in North Dakota for drafting legislation calling for strict government regulations was a Republican who later became a U.S. senator.
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