DESIGNED FOR THE TIMES Pet Safety
I really respect our veterinarian and how much they care for the well-being of our dog as well as educating us to better take care of him. We have a dog named Dudley and he is a cavachon.
He can be... Posted on 12/10/13 at 7:25 PM
COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN Sharptails provide winter photo opps
The cold weather that has descended with a vengeance the past few days has wildlife scrambling to consume enough calories to keep warm.
That can present some great opportunities for wildlife watchers... Posted on 12/10/13 at 3:07 PM
NIE ROCKS! Holiday Season Newspaper Activities
Looking for some activities to do in the classroom? Here are some ideas from the NIE Institute. The actvities cover a variety of subjects from art to social studies.
ART: During the holiday season, m... Posted on 12/10/13 at 12:53 PM
RED RIVER KART CLUB Save Some Time
Save some time at the sign-in table at the races in Crookston by printing and signing the waiver paperwork below. The Red River Valley Shows facility requires this paperwork for EVERY DRIVER participa... Posted on 12/9/13 at 6:44 PM
THE NEW FORTY Winter weather in North Dakota is very unforgiving...
Is it too soon to be over winter? I really only need one day of driving on ice and walking out in sub-zero temperatures to feel that I have put in my time with winter. But wait, winter hasn't even off... Posted on 12/6/13 at 9:09 PM
DULUTH — Minnesota researchers are trying an experimental way to fix potholes that uses powerful microwaves to heat the patch mix at the very site where the craters develop. As an added dividend, the technology provides a use for taconite waste and recycled asphalt and shingles.
Takes into account cold with little wind
The National Weather Service may be issuing a new type of weather warning in the next weeks. The NWS offices of North and South Dakota and Minnesota will experiment with issuing “extreme cold warnings,” according to John Paul Martin, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Bismarck.
Keith Norman, Forum Communications Co.
, January 10, 2011
Winters in Red River Valley harshest
An entire winter’s worth of snow fell last month, the sun still can’t manage to work a full 8-to-5 shift, the year’s most bone-chilling days loom ahead, the roads are perpetually slick as a car salesman, and when all this finally lifts, pretty much every area river is ripe to bust its banks.
Forecasts call for ‘coldest arctic outbreak’ in 2 years
GRAND FORKS – This is potentially bad news.
We have to report it. It’s our job.
We’re talking about winter … likely the coldest stretch of this already hard winter …
Chuck Haga, Forum Communications Co.
, January 07, 2011
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