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Legislative notebook: Higher ed OK'd
By Danielle Killey Minnesota representatives approved increasing by $150 million spending on state colleges and universities. Higher education, perhaps more than any other area, has been neglected f...
4/25/13 at 7:38 PM Hospital talks off; lawmakers still want Minnesota ownership required 4/10/13 at 7:11 PM
Sanford puts Fairview talks on pause 4/10/13 at 3:51 PM
Bayern Munich has doped it way to the top!
From the Sports Arena 4-0 for Bayern Munich! If you add the blow-out against Barcelona during last night's first game of the Champions League semi-finals in European Soccer to the blow-out games of ...
4/24/13 at 10:16 AM Education should be encouraged, not denied 10/25/12 at 8:36 AM
The Light Shines On Forever: A Tribute to Thomas Kinkade 4/16/12 at 3:08 PM
Good Morning, Sports Fans!
I am not a sports fan. I could care less about who wins what, whos playing who, who got traded to whatever team. I do have a few opinions about athletesbut its probably best to just keep those to my...
4/9/13 at 10:39 AM Reality 'aint so Bad 5/29/12 at 3:33 PM
Highlights of the 2013 ISPC Conference in Lansing, Michigan
Have you ever wondered how many historic bridges that were in dire state that they were candidates for demolition but were fully restored to look like it was brand new? Every year since 2009...
4/5/13 at 7:31 AM Interview with James L. Cooper 10/2/12 at 5:33 AM
The Bridges of Ames, Iowa 8/7/12 at 6:09 AM
Minnesota is Being Laughed At
I suppose every state in the U.S. would be guilty of creating laws that ended up biting them. Or perhaps they just don't enforce them the way Minnesota recently did. Regardless, Minnesota was mocked f...
10/25/12 at 8:13 AM New Plateaus Spotlight: Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya 8/29/12 at 10:35 AM
Bamboo U: Part 2 6/12/11 at 8:32 AM
I'm with the band...marching band that is.
One of the things I am going to miss the most about college, besides the sports, is marching band. The Gold Star Marching Band of NDSU (in Fargo, N.D.) will start their band camp later this month. And...
8/8/12 at 11:19 PM
I heard over the years that we Americans are supposed to be threatened by the countless graduates being pumped out of the universities over in China. Well I figured I ought to check things out for m...
5/5/12 at 8:53 AM
Nurturing rural health
What does the University of Minnesota Medical School have in common with rural health care? Readers of the Star Tribune of Minneapolis may have noticed a front-page story this past weekend about a ...
5/6/11 at 2:26 PM
On ginger, piggies, willows and hops
I believe I mentioned in a blog a while back that I am taking part in a 10-month-long leadership program offered through the University of Minnesota called the U-Lead Advisory Academy. I'm writing my...
11/4/10 at 9:40 PM
1935: Blacksmithing and Chickens
A press release-style news brief from 1935 dealt with a book on blacksmithing by "Daddy" Drew. Next post at 11 a.m....
6/12/10 at 12:00 AM 1935: Superstitions and Growing Up 6/10/10 at 12:00 AM
1935: We're the Only Ones Without an Extension Service 2/17/10 at 12:00 AM
A Random Bag of Delights
I believe I've mentioned this before, but Bambi was a marine corps drill sergeant. (Got it from James Lileks, though I can't remember when; thanks, O Great One!) Today I learned (via Mental Floss) tha...
11/16/09 at 7:50 AM
As regular readers of this blog probably already know, I worked in Dickinson, N.D., prior to coming to Worthington and the Daily Globe in April 2001. And, as anyone who regularly watches the news prob...
11/5/09 at 7:00 PM