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Be forewarned: YUCCIES exist
School is back in session. In the weeks leading up to the first days of class, it’s normal for faculty to wonder about the freshman entering that fall, from where they come, their aspirations, and dreams. But after reading a “Thrillist” (Media Group) article last month, posted...
August 27, 2015 - 8:23am
August 20, 2015
Danish broadcast visits Bakken for oil story
Camille Bojsen Stampe from Denmark, was in the Bakken this past winter doing some first-hand reporting on the effects of the oil boom on North Dakotans. It aired May 17 and a copy of it was sent to Steven Reidburn, one of the people she interviewed. I asked to see it. Despite not...
August 20, 2015 - 7:07am
August 13, 2015
F.L. Wright’s ‘little houses’ making return in the age of ‘bigger’
In this age of “bigger everything is better,” America’s most noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright would have been the first in line to congratulate the new trend of downsizing homeowners. He was obsessed with designing tiny spaces, making them seem larger inside and making them...
August 13, 2015 - 7:54am
August 6, 2015
Cowboy Poetry Day set at the confluence
Summer’s heat is still with us and so too is the need to “chill out” and enjoy some time with family and friends before cooler months limit some activities. Making summer memories is usually near the top of our list of favorite things to do before school resumes and we have...
August 6, 2015 - 7:44am
July 30, 2015
Matcha tea transforms to art form
Hearing the word matcha on a CBS morning news program last month made me stop and actually watch the report. It is, after all, a very foreign and exclusive product that is not made in the U.S. Matcha is a fine, green, fresh-tasting powder from Camellia sinensis that is grown and...
July 30, 2015 - 7:08am
July 16, 2015
VC’s ‘Garden Pleasures’ flower show open to Jamestown exhibitors
The Prairie Rose Garden Club in Jamestown works in tandem with the state of North Dakota’s garden clubs to spread information and encourage growing for anyone interested in gardening. Members tour gardens and growers’ nurseries as well as hear from local and state experts in plant...
July 16, 2015 - 8:35am
July 2, 2015
Freedom rings in many forms in Jamestown
Independence Day arrives Saturday. Fireworks and happy celebrations have already started. The “bombs bursting in air” will be heard all across the U.S. Jamestown has unique events of its own, and one very special symbol is a beautiful and significant albino bison named White Cloud. Although...
July 2, 2015 - 7:02am
June 25, 2015
Brother’s art becomes a teaching moment
He was president of Michigan Christian College, was vice president of central Florida’s university system and preached the gospel for 30 years. He and his wife were married just shy of 60 years and reared three children. As a lifelong artist, he loved the camera, acting and singing...
June 25, 2015 - 8:19am
June 11, 2015
Sheyenne Valley Garden Club sponsors July show
There’s time yet to get horticultural specimens and flower arrangements together for a great flower show next month in Valley City. The Sheyenne Valley Garden Club of Valley City is sponsoring “Garden Pleasures,” its 31st annual standard flower show from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. July...
June 11, 2015 - 7:24am
June 4, 2015
Arts Center offers creative summer classes
As the school year comes to a summer recess in Jamestown, take time to schedule and implement a plan to keep the youngsters minds as active as their bodies. If they are not involved in an organized sport, take them to the Arts Center downtown and enroll them in an art class. It will...
June 4, 2015 - 8:18am
May 21, 2015
Mary Faith Young grabs history by the reins
Few Jamestown residents can claim to have known and met people who ran with Civil War soldiers, but Mary Faith Young can. She turns 95 a week from today — May 28. She arrived in Jamestown by train as an 11-month-old infant, brought here by her grandmother, Eva Plunkett, from the...
May 21, 2015 - 8:29am
May 14, 2015
Jamestown’s growing season wildly colorful
Way back when, when a garden for me was in Georgia, Mother’s Day was harvest time for potatoes, English peas and sweet onions. Not so here. In Jamestown, this year we had snow. North Dakota’s weather is changeable. We plant May potatoes as soon as ground can be opened, and put...
May 14, 2015 - 8:32am
February 26, 2015
Spring-breakers packing blue jeans
The most popular upcoming spring-break clothing getting packed for warm climates is the same garment presently worn in snow- country: blue jeans. Spring break 2015 starts early next month and store shelves across America are being stocked with basic blue as well as the fashion varietals...
February 26, 2015 - 7:13am
February 19, 2015
Chinese new year offers chance to begin anew
Resolutions start in January for many in America, but more people are embracing the novelty and fun traditions of a 4,000-year-old Chinese tradition: the lunar calendar’s new year. It starts today. Feb. 19 kicks off the year of the goat or sheep. It lasts until Feb. 8, 2016, which...
February 19, 2015 - 7:23am
February 12, 2015
Fort embraced its Buffalo Soldiers
When teaching advertising and journalism at the second-oldest historically-Black University in the United States, I learned more than I taught. Never before Jackson State University had I been better-treated and more accepted at a college or university campus. It taught me (albeit...
February 12, 2015 - 7:24am