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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...
5/2/13 at 8:55 AM Best Bridge Preservation Example Part 1: Answer to the Pop Quiz 11/19/12 at 10:47 AM
Historic Bridge Conference 2012: Indiana 10/1/12 at 9:41 AM
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...
4/19/13 at 9:02 AM Thank you Patty & George 4/5/13 at 4:23 PM
Ida May Fuller and Social Security 1/31/13 at 11:34 AM
Bunde's Exhibit Has it All - Come and Meet the Artist
Sometimes there are projects that just speak to people. Shelly Julian Bunde's exhibition does just that. She Left For Good One Time, But Came Backis an exhibit of tiny portraits and one-line stories o...
3/5/13 at 4:36 PM Call to Artists-Don't Let a Little Winter Stop You 11/12/12 at 3:52 PM
Does the Landscape Inspire You? Be Part of the Arts Center's Opening Exhibit 4/16/12 at 2:02 PM
Historical Snowstorms and Blizzards
I've written about the Children's Blizzard today, but decided to put it into Reprint because of the focus on history. I'm very glad that the blizzard we had over the weekend did not kill 250-500 peop...
1/13/13 at 7:20 PM Halloween Roundup: Witches, Wizards, Superman and Inexplicably, Kale 10/30/12 at 11:16 AM
Happy Ada Lovelace Day! 10/16/12 at 3:17 PM
Faces of the Boom: Couple saves 102-year-old North Dakota schoolhouse
WILLISTON, N.D. Mark and Mary Pettersen could have built a conventional home near Williston. But the Pettersens are not conventional. The Forest Lake, Minn., couple who moved to Williston about 1 ...
10/29/12 at 12:59 AM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
January 28, 1952: Al Edwards and the Royal Tones
Service Chevrolet, with 2 Fargo locations, sponsored a quarter hour of music that featured Al Edwards and the Royal Tones. In this program, from January 28, 1952, the new model Chevrolet Sports Cars a...
5/18/12 at 11:04 AM 1947: Swing Shop 5/15/12 at 11:03 AM
3-9-1948: Bullseye News Whist Tourney 5/14/12 at 2:37 PM
Areavoices Digest #69 - Duluth scratches the history itch
Back when I worked for WDAY-TV, they used to send me to the dungeon. But I liked it. Actually it wasn't so much a dungeon, more like a vault - a place where the station's past was kept. Going down the...
3/28/12 at 10:07 AM A childhood passion continues to thrive for "The Bridgehunter" 11/11/11 at 11:47 AM
Areavoices Digest #44 - Share your September 11th stories 8/31/11 at 9:37 PM
Progress is in North Dakota!!
Progress is definedby Websters as :"A forward or onward movement, -A betterment ". I think it is more about taking that first step towards your dreams or goals. They say all you have to do is change ...
2/27/12 at 9:04 PM
Conference explores the story of water in North Dakota
BISMARCKFrom devastating droughts to ferocious floods, water has played a critical role in shaping North Dakotas history. A conference this week in Bismarck will explore that history in an effort to ...
10/25/11 at 4:15 PM North Dakota sites recommended for National Register of Historic Places 8/26/11 at 3:33 PM
Historians, political scientists, Dems weigh in on Hoeven 12/5/10 at 9:32 AM
Wistful Wednesday : 1924 or thereabouts
I have this photograph. It got me to thinking about Grandma Tracies brothers..she had four brothers. She didnt talk about them as far as I can remember. This is all the menfolk. I can on...
8/3/11 at 6:26 AM Wistful Wednesday : 1953 6/15/11 at 6:13 AM
Wistful Wednesday :1915 9/29/10 at 11:57 AM
American history according to Grandpa on "The Simpsons"
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7/28/10 at 4:21 AM
Is anyone out there watching the “America, the Story of Us,” series on the History channel? The first installment of the series was on last Sunday and I found it pretty interesting. One sm...
4/28/10 at 5:00 AM St. Patrick revealed 3/16/10 at 11:17 AM
Sweet Potato Pie Has Deep Roots
My friend, Rose McGee, has a passion for life, a passion for people, and a passion for food, especially sweet potato pie. I met Rose several years ago when I first joined Women Who Really Cook, a Twi...
2/25/10 at 4:08 AM
Limping into history
Limpy Jack is returning to Jamestown. Quite a statement given he's been dead for more than a century. Limpy Jack Clayton was a hard drinking pioneer of the James River region. He was also a bit of cro...
6/19/09 at 5:28 AM How's the garden coming 6/12/09 at 3:09 AM
Weights and measures in 1903 North Dakota 6/10/09 at 3:26 AM