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March 3, 2010
Jamestown Speech Team members place at Feb. 20 event
The Jamestown Speech team traveled to Bismarck St. Mary's High School on Feb. 20. Emily Engels, a senior, qualified for state in Extemporaneous Programmed Reading, and placed third in Dramatic Interpretation. Anna Weisenburger, a senior, also placed fifth in EPR. In Radio Broadcasting,...
March 3, 2010 - 8:50am
February 16, 2010
Jamestown High School team competes in three speech meets
The Jamestown High School speech season has begun. The first meet took the team to Valley City High School on Jan. 16. Emily Engels, senior,...
February 16, 2010 - 8:03am
October 20, 2009
Anti-Islamic Dutch lawmaker speaks at U.S. college
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Amid tight security and a large turnout of protesters, Dutch right-wing lawmaker Geert Wilders told an assembly of Temple University students that Europe and America must fight an ongoing "stealth jihad" that threatens democracy and free speech. "Where Islam...
October 20, 2009 - 10:55pm
October 6, 2009
Zinke wins speech contest
In lieu of its regular meeting, Jamestown Toastmasters members attended the Area 42 Humorous Speech Contest in Valley City, N.D., on Sept. 2...
October 6, 2009 - 8:34am
September 10, 2009
What was all the fuss about?
WASHINGTON -- Just when you thought things couldn't get any stupider, schools across the nation decided to censor President Barack Obama's speech urging kids to work hard because "being successful is hard." And that, ladies and gentlemen, was the terribly scary bit of propaganda...
September 10, 2009 - 7:13am
Carrington woman attends speech
GRAND FORKS -- About 6 p.m. Tuesday, Ellen Linderman got a phone call in the Carrington, N.D., home she shares with husband, Charles Linderman.
September 10, 2009 - 7:03am
September 8, 2009
Hopes, fears of an 'Obama effect'
After decades of criticizing public schools as places where hardly anybody learns anything, suddenly conservatives are upset that a 15- to 20-minute Webcast in schools might teach too much. That's because the Webcast is by President Barack Obama. His critics fear he might teach something...
September 8, 2009 - 7:18am
Colin Powell urges missile defense system
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Former Secretary of State Colin Powell says the U.S. can't let Russia dictate whether it pursues a global missile defense system. Powell spoke to reporters before a speech Wednesday in Minneapolis. He said he was pleased at President Barack Obama's efforts...
July 8, 2009 - 11:11am
June 24, 2009
Sharia continues to strangle speech
COPENHAGEN -- I am being patted down by a female Danish security officer in the basement of the parliament building in Copenhagen and I have a thought. I have just triggered the metal detector -- my heels, I'm sure -- en route upstairs to the Landstingssalen, formerly the parliament's...
June 24, 2009 - 6:47am
May 19, 2009
Winners announced in state speech event
The 59th Annual NDHSAA Sponsored State Class B Speech Tournament was held at Mandan High School on April 25.
May 19, 2009 - 7:45am
April 30, 2009
Obama should bow out of speech
WASHINGTON -- Here on planet "What About Me," principled people are so rare as to be oddities. Thus, it was a head-swiveling moment Monday when former Vatican Ambassador Mary Ann Glendon quietly declined Notre Dame's Laetare Medal. Glendon -- a Harvard University law professor and...
April 30, 2009 - 6:43am
April 22, 2009
Speech team members take honors at state competition
The Jamestown Speech Team traveled to Mandan for the State A Meet on April 18. Jonathan Berntson, a senior, earned a Superior medial in Humorous; John Lynch, a senior, took sixth in Impromptu Speaking, and Emily Engels, a junior, placed fourth in Poetry. Engels and Michaela Willer,...
April 22, 2009 - 7:54am
April 9, 2009
Speech team to compete at state
Students from the Jamestown Speech Team who will be competing at the state meet next week will perform their speeches for the public on Monday. The students will speak at a state showcase at 6 p.m. Monday at the Jamestown Arts Center. The public is invited to attend. Students speaking...
April 9, 2009 - 7:04am
March 24, 2009
The Jamestown High School speech team took first place at a meet in Harvey recently. There were 19 teams. The following are the place winners: Carter Hill placed fourth in Radio and qualified for state when he won the Storytelling competition. Cassie Reidburn placed fifth in Radio....
March 24, 2009 - 8:28am
Jamestown speech teams compete in events
The Jamestown High School and Middle School speech teams traveled to Devils Lake on Feb. 14. The following are the results for the high school divisions: freshman Carter Hill, placed seventh in Radio Broadcasting; senior Michaela Willer, placed sixth in Serious Interpretation. In...
February 24, 2009 - 8:07am