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Daily Republic receives top award in 2013 SDNA newspaper contest
MITCHELL, S.D. - The Daily Republic has been judged the best small daily newspaper in South Dakota for the fourth consecutive year. During a recent ceremony held at Mount Rushmore, the Mitchell newspa...
5/10/13 at 8:35 AM 2012 Forum Forward class graduates during ceremony in Fargo 5/9/13 at 3:17 PM
Daily Republic earns 10 first-place awards in 2013 Great Plains Newspaper Contest 5/9/13 at 9:17 AM
THANK YOU, Mr. Electric Man!
Still no electricity. Furnace is acting up because it doesn't like the generator. The cost of a storm like this is in more than just dollars. It's in sanity. Heres some statistics I heard this mornin...
4/16/13 at 1:06 PM Ice, Snow, Devastation and a Kazoo Band 4/13/13 at 1:07 PM
What's a Little Ice When You've Got Angels on Your Side? 3/4/13 at 10:14 PM
Ask the Dietitian: How do I eat healthy while living in a college dorm room?
Q: I am a college student and dont have the option of cooking and preparing my own meals. What are some healthy eating ideas in my situation? A: I completely understand your situation; in college I l...
1/30/13 at 3:02 PM 10 Foods in This Dietitian’s Kitchen 8/1/12 at 1:10 PM
Massacre of Historic Bridges in the USA Underway?
At the beginning of this year, fellow pontist James Baughn predicted in his website, the Historic and Notable Bridges of the US, that there would be fewer demolitions for 2013, providing hope for ma...
1/22/13 at 6:08 AM Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: An Interview with James Garvin 10/22/12 at 10:55 PM
Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation Part II: New Hampshire's Historic Bridges 10/22/12 at 6:52 AM
Adventures in Subbing pt 2: A Man in a Women's World
As a substitute teacher you'd expect I get to wear a few different hats and teach students of all ages. Indeed. But at the teaching placement company I work for these hats and age-ranges extend a litt...
12/11/12 at 11:05 AM 5 Days To Go 6/4/12 at 9:21 AM
New Plateaus' 1st book! 1/14/12 at 7:10 PM
The Final Leg
This three-week journey through central China capped off my 11-month stay in China. After it, I returned to my China home of Zhuhai for two days of preparations, reflection, and final good-byes to all...
9/29/12 at 8:47 AM Tai Chi: What Goes Around Comes Around 9/8/12 at 8:20 AM
Tai chi: Practicing the Present 8/18/12 at 10:16 AM
It's hot in here
"It's getting hot in here, so hot, so take off all your clothes I am, getting so hot, I wanna take my clothes off" Don't worry, my fair readers, I'm not actually taking my clothes off. Not that I...
4/25/12 at 2:25 PM
Exploding Manure, Insidious Weeds and a Geek in Power
Here are a few things you might find to be of general interest: Microbes may be causing explosions in manure pits in hog farms. Yikes! Apparently, Monsanto was really surprised that Roundup-resistant...
3/27/12 at 5:05 PM Cat in the Hat 7/20/10 at 11:25 AM
A Bit Soggy But the Fun Goes On 6/12/10 at 7:36 AM
Pumpkin Pie? No, thank you.
A custard-like mixture of pureed pumpkin, eggs, seasonal spices, sugar and cream makes its way to the dinner table in many homes in America on Thanksgiving Day. I'll pass on that, thank you. It's not...
11/23/11 at 8:15 AM It's a good B.A.D. sandwich 10/23/11 at 10:32 AM
Cracked Pepper and Chives Bread Two Ways 5/22/11 at 12:01 AM
What's in the bird's rear now?
As I mentioned in my previous blog, Im not a baked bean fan. Its one of my food foibles, much to Hubby Bryans annoyance. He has to gobble up all the beans he can at picnics and other summer get-togeth...
8/27/11 at 8:29 AM Chicken cavity -- not just for beer any more 8/25/11 at 8:15 AM
Holiday housekeeping 12/28/10 at 11:00 AM
First-day smiles will give way to legislative battles
It was smiles and bigger smiles today as Minnesota's 201 legislators took their oaths of office, hiding the overriding fact of the new legislative session featuring the most drastic change in state le...
1/4/11 at 3:19 PM
1960: Eichmann Case Settled
Eichmann was captured in May 1960, an action that was quite controversial. If you're at all interested in this topic, I would recommend reading philosopher Hannah Arendt's "Eichmann in Jerusalem: A ...
8/27/10 at 11:00 AM 2010: Ch-ch-ch-changes 8/11/10 at 1:43 PM
1945: Total Eclipse of the Sun a Total Yawner 7/31/10 at 6:00 AM