THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES The Bridges of Booneville, New York
Located in Oneida County in north central New York State, the Town(ship) of Boonville is one of the forgotten relicts of the b... Posted on 12/10/12 at 11:16 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Today's Ask Your Government
Can gays legally be fired in North Dakota just because they are gay? Someone said that a person can be fired just for that reason, and I just find it hard to believe.
Fargo... Posted on 8/25/12 at 6:52 PM
STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER I love my strange children!
In my "Parenting Perspectives" column this week, I talk about my "delightfully strange" 8-year-old, twin daughters, Ariana and Talia. I make reference in that column to the Maybuddy song they sing. ... Posted on 7/23/12 at 6:30 PM
JIMMY JABBER Flood proved worth of electronic media
Duluth was treated to Mother Natures softer side during Grandmas Marathon weekend so much so that the News Tribune pointed it out in the headline of a follow-up story Monday.
What she brought out ... Posted on 6/24/12 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Plagiarism in North Dakota, Minnesota
One of the biggest stories of the day is this sad tale of a 28-year journalism veteran who allegedly plagiarized most of the columns he wrote in North Dakota and Minnesota.
Jon Flatland even won an a... Posted on 3/9/12 at 12:09 PM
There is an old joke about two aged hunters in a duck blind, and the first is telling the second about how good his new hearing aids are working. The second hunter asks, “What kind are they?” The first hunter looks at his watch and replies, “Nine o’clock.”
Each week I close my column with my contact email information. Later, when the inbox dings to signal a new message has arrived, I’m never certain what the pretense for the email is, but I do enjoy the electronic communication.
Doug Leier, North Dakota Outdoors
, April 20, 2012
There is no greater goal among professional athletes than an opportunity to hoist a championship trophy and know you are among the best in the world. To have that small fortune of diamonds on your ring finger that lets the world know you are the best.
Last year Laurie and I drove all the way to Texas to deliver fish, my mother’s china set, a boyhood rocking chair and other things to daughter Katrina and her husband. But I forgot to include one of my five cast iron fry pans that I had planned to give her.
One of the most common curiosities about North Dakota politics during the past few years has been the mystery of a heavily Republican state being represented in Washington by three Democrats when Rep. Earl Pomeroy and Sens. Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad were serving.
Ten years ago, President George Bush saw the entrepreneurial leadership of the U.S. in the world slipping away as China, Japan, India and Brazil becoming leading players in the global economy. He responded by proposing more energetic national leadership in education through what became known as the “No Child Left Behind” act.
With the U.S. Postal Service on the edge of bankruptcy, Postmaster General Patrick Donahue — backed by the General Accountability Office — is proposing drastic across-the-board cuts to stabilize the agency.
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