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Lies about the Boston Bombing
Conspiracy theories about the Boston bombing continue to be posted today. Please don't be gullible enough to fall for this stuff, folks--anyone who claims to know what happened at this point is not b...
4/17/13 at 3:55 PM Evil, Good, and the Boston Bombing 4/16/13 at 3:14 PM
Some Cheer for a Difficult Day 12/26/12 at 5:07 PM
End of Extinction?
In the future, we might be able to worry about one less thing: extinction. This goes for species whose numbers are currently low, but also for those which no longer walk the earth. Advances made now...
3/25/13 at 9:28 AM Awe Candy 12/4/12 at 8:32 AM
The Rich pt. 3: Mitt Romney 8/13/12 at 10:09 AM
From one scoop to another
Happy National Agriculture Week! I realize the week is half over, but agriculture production, innovation, research and processing happens every day, everywhere around us. We shouldnt be celebrating ag...
3/20/13 at 5:39 PM Peanut producin', cotton-pickin', tobacco-tyin' North Carolina agriculture 11/1/12 at 4:44 PM
Four days in the life of a reporter 5/7/12 at 8:01 PM
One bridge spared, two on the way out?
Sioux Falls' local bridge receives a new life; Wheeling Suspension Bridge failing; Sewell Falls Bridge to be razed and replaced With Sequestration (the process of initializing automatic budget cu...
3/4/13 at 7:29 AM Sabula-Savanna Bridge to be given away- any takers? 2/18/13 at 9:43 AM
What to do with a HB: The Fate of the Sartell Bridge open 1/29/13 at 9:38 AM
Kiel finishes perfect season in......
HANDBALL!!! Each professional sport has its celebrity teams, no matter where you go. In the US, we have the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers in American Football, while in basketball, we have...
6/5/12 at 5:26 PM Christmas Market Tour 2011 Nr. 2: Weimar 12/15/11 at 5:10 PM
In praise of pie
Could I let National Pie Day go by without a mention? (Yes, its today, March 14.) Actually, I could, because Im not much of a pie appreciator. Im more of a cake connoisseur. Does anybody know when Na...
3/14/12 at 9:25 AM Wafflemania 9/7/11 at 8:29 AM
Too hot to write 6/17/11 at 4:25 PM
Proud to be a Knight
Quick, answer this question. Which college is the only one to win not one, but two, national championships on the same day? The answer? Wartburg College From ESPN: Wartburg College Knights (Div. ...
3/13/12 at 4:38 PM
Lack of post-deployment help upsets Iraqi war veteran
Greg Roberts admitted I was having some serious issues upon returning from the Iraq war, but told legislators Monday the National Guard did little to help him to be part of civilian society again. We...
12/19/11 at 5:37 PM Minnesota farming soldiers head to Afghanistan 9/30/11 at 11:07 AM
First flood-fighting soldiers headed to Moorhead area 4/6/11 at 5:26 PM
My favorite cool treat on a hot day -- homemade ice cream
Mother Nature couldn't have planned a better time to blast us with heat and humidity. After all, July is National Ice Cream Month. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan said so. He also claimed the third S...
7/20/11 at 6:00 AM Get your espresso jolt in this cookie 9/29/10 at 2:37 PM
Sweet Potato Pie Has Deep Roots 2/25/10 at 4:08 AM
1940: Going East or West This Summer?
Going east or west for the summer? asked the Worthington National Bank in 1940....
4/16/11 at 12:00 AM 1961: Protection for Your Valuables 3/31/11 at 6:00 PM
1961: Embezzlement for Fun and Profit 2/21/11 at 11:00 AM