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
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
CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY | JAMESTOWN ARTS CENTER 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... Posted on 3/5/13 at 4:36 PM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! 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... Posted on 1/13/13 at 7:20 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic site will display a black doll used in a series of famous race studies to mark the 59th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that ended legal segregation in public schools.
Dr. Larry Woiwode and his daughter Laurel Woiwode signed their latest books at Jamestown College in the Unruh-Sheldon Lobby in April and at Alfred Dickey Library a couple of weeks ago. Both events were well-attended. It was Woiwode’s 16th book and Laurel’s first. These two events were among the first weeks of their book signings and speaking appearances in North Dakota.
Nam Sabir will speak on “The Kurdish People in Post War Iraq” at 7 p.m. today at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum in Valley City.
The Kurdish people of northern Iraq are part of the largest ethnic group in the world without a country to call their own.
CHICAGO (AP) — One of the world's most glamorous women had an operation that once was terribly disfiguring — removal of both breasts. But new approaches are dramatically changing breast surgeries, whether to treat cancer or to prevent it as Angelina Jolie just chose to do. As Jolie said, "the results can be beautiful."
Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
, May 14, 2013
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Less than two months after British forces captured Savannah in December 1778, patriot militiamen scored a rare Revolutionary War victory in Georgia after a short but violent gunbattle forced British loyalists to abandon a small fort built on a frontiersman's cattle farm.
Dickinson State University could be home to a new multimillion-dollar Theodore Roosevelt shrine.
The North Dakota Legislature this week passed a Department of Commerce budget bill that allows a possible $6 million for the construction of a building on the DSU campus that would be called the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library.
By Bryan Horwath, Forum News Service
, May 03, 2013
The Smithsonian exhibit “Key Ingredients: America by Food” is coming to the historic Opera House lobby in Ellendale, N.D. The exhibit opens Saturday and runs through June 16. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and by appointment.
BERLIN (AP) — They were feasts of sublime asparagus — laced with fear. And for more than half a century, Margot Woelk kept her secret hidden from the world, even from her husband. Then, a few months after her 95th birthday, she revealed the truth about her wartime role: Adolf Hitler's food taster.
Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press
, April 26, 2013
ZONNEBEKE, Belgium (AP) — The Tyne Cot cemetery sweeps gently down the slope, the nearly 12,000 headstones aligned in solemn rows of gleaming white. Beyond the walls stretch Flanders Fields, dotted by red farmhouse roofs. For the stage of some of World War I's worst carnage, the scene is tranquility itself — but over the whisper of wind floats a whine like a dentist's drill.
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