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Newsflyer 24 May 2013
Major Truss Bridge Collapses in Washington, another Ohio River Truss Bridge Doomed, another Iowa Truss Bridge's future in Limbo, Hope for Minnesota Bridge? O...
5/24/13 at 4:29 AM Newsflyer 21 May, 2013 5/21/13 at 5:07 AM
5th Annual Historic Bridge Weekend Coming to Iowa 4/2/13 at 3:59 PM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 1:02 PM Program provides financial option for life-enhancing gifts 11/27/12 at 3:57 PM
Highway deaths have Watford City mayor looking for answers
WATFORD CITY, N.D. Driving on U.S. Highway 85 between here and Williston is like taking your life in your hands, says Watford City Mayor Brent Sanford. McKenzie County has had nine traffic fatalitie...
4/12/13 at 12:29 AM Faces of the Boom: Couple working to build housing so other families can reunite 3/11/13 at 9:12 AM
Shortage of child care a concern in western North Dakota 3/9/13 at 1:44 AM
Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo...
2/14/13 at 1:00 AM Duluth gets $285,000 grant to assist Georgia-Pacific workers; offer for plant site rejected 11/30/12 at 7:38 PM
Sidewalks are for everyone, now and later 9/27/11 at 12:00 AM
I get by with a little help from my friends
For this latest Opinion Corner I had to enlist the help of a good friend of mine, as he simply knows more about the NBA than I do. Take a read and leave comments if you see fit. Its roughly the half...
1/9/13 at 3:26 PM Goodman’s ‘City of New Orleans’ 8/15/12 at 10:12 AM
Devil in the White City 1/11/11 at 11:32 AM
A Tradegy in Kansas City
Recently former Kansas City Chief linebacker, Jovan Belcher, killed his girlfriend and then took his own life at the Chiefs practice facility in front of some coaches. Since the killings reports have...
12/5/12 at 4:22 AM Christmas City of the North Parade 11/17/12 at 9:51 AM
The Final Leg
This three-week journey through central China capped off my 11-month stay in China. After it, I returned to my China home of Zhuhai for two days of preparations, reflection, and final good-byes to all...
9/29/12 at 8:47 AM Beijing: Emperors and Communists 7/7/12 at 10:18 AM
Another New Face!
Last week our newest addition to the Arts Center family was our new raku kiln, this week we introduce you to our newest staff member - Jessica Christy. Jessica takes on the position of Education Coor...
8/21/12 at 11:46 AM
Well Done, Mayor Menino!
I want to be a public official someday so that all of the mistakes I make can be swept under the rug by saying, I make mistakes all the time. Thats a Bender-ism. In fact, why wait until I am a public ...
7/27/12 at 7:30 AM Hidden Treasures 6/20/12 at 7:30 AM
Just a few minutes ago, I was going through some old notes when I noticed something which happened a year ago today. What happened was Jason Herter leaving the Fargo Force for Minnesota-Duluth to bec...
5/30/12 at 11:22 AM Hands On The Wheel... 4/18/12 at 12:51 PM
Right Back At You... 4/17/12 at 4:03 PM
Articulation helps Dakota College grads earn CIS bachelor’s from VCSU
Valley City State University and Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) recently completed an articulation agreement that allows students who have completed an Associate in Applied Science degree in Inform...
3/13/12 at 10:42 AM AASL recognizes VCSU's graduate LIT concentration 2/29/12 at 11:06 AM
VCSU Reports All-Time Record Enrollment 9/22/11 at 6:22 AM
Cities ask state lawmakers for flood protection funding
BISMARCKNorth Dakota cities struggling to pay for flood protection are asking state lawmakers for financial support. In between legislative sessions, lawmakers are meeting to hear about water issues ...
10/10/11 at 5:27 PM North Dakota sites recommended for National Register of Historic Places 8/26/11 at 3:33 PM
VIDEO: Poverty in western North Dakota's oil country 8/14/11 at 9:45 AM
Breakfast at Green City Market -- The Best Ever!
Located along the south end of Lincoln Park along Clark Avenue, Chicago's Green City Market bustled with activity on Saturday morning. Young parents pulling wagons loaded with children eating an appl...
10/10/11 at 9:27 AM Sparkling and Spicy-Sweet Persimmon Cookies 12/2/10 at 7:00 AM
Getting more people to your blog from your website
As I meet with people to sing the praises of areavoices, I've heard, "Oh, we don't need a blog. We have a great website." I usually say something along the lines of "Why not have both?" Experienced bl...
2/14/11 at 2:04 PM Areavoices Digest #9 - November 17, 2010 11/17/10 at 3:31 PM
DEMISE OF HUMANKIND UPDATE: Colorado town considering ban on undressing during meetings
When we need official ordinances about undressing in a public meeting, there's really only one conclusion you can draw: It's the DEMISE OF HUMANKIND!!!!! In this installment of the DOH update series, ...
7/19/10 at 8:53 AM