SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Satisfying My Inner Teen
There is little from my teen years that I want to remember. They are not fond memories. I want to write that I was awkward, but let's face it - we were all awkward. I could argue that I had some extra... Posted on 12/3/11 at 10:00 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND North Dakota Citizen Corps Council honored
From a news release:
The North Dakota Citizen Corps Council is the winner of a 2010 National Citizen Corps Achievement Award.
The council has been recognized for exemplary community preparedness eff... Posted on 9/2/10 at 4:37 PM
STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER Duluth teen hit by lightning during storms
The Associated Press reports that a "teenager jogging along a parkway in Duluth was hit by lightning" Tuesday.
Read more: www.inforum.com/event/article/id/286176/group/homepage/... Posted on 7/28/10 at 6:13 AM
HEALTHBEAT A new wrinkle in the war on teen smoking
Back when I was in high school, one of the hottest issues on many high school campuses was whether to provide students with a smoking lounge.
Then as now, school officials, and society in general, di... Posted on 7/12/10 at 6:49 AM
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Teen’s recent death is harsh reminder that ATVs can be fatal
The recent death of a 19-year-old woman is a reminder to both adult and youth all-terrain vehicle (ATV) operators to apply “safety first” when operating their machines, according to the Mi... Posted on 7/15/09 at 4:13 AM
Five members of a Southern California family were killed in southern Nevada when their van was rear-ended by an 18-year-old driver who was later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, authorities said.
A teenager adopted by an American couple has returned to Russia, claiming that his adoptive family treated him badly and that he lived on the streets of Philadelphia and stole just to survive, Russian state media reported.
Wearing a T-shirt with "killer" scrawled across it, a teenager cursed and gestured obscenely as he was given three life sentences Tuesday for shooting to death three students in an Ohio high school cafeteria.
ATLANTA — Fatal car crashes involving teen drivers fell by about a third over five years, according to a new federal report that partly credits the drop to tougher state limits on younger drivers.
The number of deaths tied to these accidents fell dramatically from about 2,200 in 2004 to 1,400 in 2008, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.
By Mike Stobbe, The Associated Press
, October 22, 2010
Two regional lawmakers say they feel that teen death rates are at an unacceptable level so they introduced a new piece of legislation to help combat the problem on roadways in every state.
Sens. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., introduced the Students Taking Responsibility for Road Safety Act, or STARS Act, earlier this month to increase teen drivers’ safety.
Five eighth-graders were referred to juvenile court after four vehicles were reported stolen over the weekend, according to the Jamestown Police Department.
Police did not release names because of their ages but did say the suspects were three 14-year-old boys, one 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl.
He felt like he was suffocating, struggling to breathe despite the bullet hole in his chest.
Shot in the aorta — near where the body’s biggest artery leaves the heart — somehow 16-year-old Dimitrios Philliou didn’t bleed to death before the ambulance screeched up to the hospital.
So doctors took a gamble: Could they save him, not with huge open surgery that itself can kill, but with a patch snaked inside his torn-up aorta?
By Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press
, April 20, 2010
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children issued an alert Tuesday after a former Red Wing teen ran away with Jonathon “The Impaler” Sharkey, the self-proclaimed vampire who in 2006 ran for Minnesota governor.
The center’s “endangered runaway” alert followed concerns issued by friends and family of the Faribault, Minn., student.
By Mike Longaecker, Forum Communications Co.
, February 17, 2010
A sophomore at Bishop Ryan High School returned to the basketball court this week, just three months after a car with a drunken driver at the wheel crashed into her bedroom, pinning her to her bed while she slept.
Lexi Klein suffered lower back and pelvis injuries in the Nov. 8 crash. She said she feels almost back to normal but remains frustrated by the crash.
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