A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Faces of Asia
It might be the single, most powerful image to humans: the face.
In it we see so much; and from it we react so much. Ever examine your feelings when seeing different faces? It's incredible how the su... Posted on 10/13/12 at 8:56 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Education: Minnesota-style
A couple of years ago, I splurged and bought a year-long pass to the great state parks of Minnesota. I had visions of visiting every one of them if not throughout the state, at least those right here... Posted on 2/7/12 at 9:05 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Letting Go; Letting Life
The trek was over.
I got back to Zhuhai, my home in China for the past eleven months. But though I was done trekking, I wasn't through with traveling. See, these were my last 48 hours to prepare for... Posted on 10/6/11 at 9:18 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Agriculture Department plans Vietnam trade mission
The Minnesota Agriculture Department today announced a trade mission to Vietnam for later this year.
The announcement came as Gov. Mark Dayton leaves Minnesota for Japan and South Korea on his first ... Posted on 9/23/11 at 12:14 PM
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — It’s been 45 years since Art De Groot served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Despite the passage of time, the memories of what he experienced and witnessed there are still vivid.
After many years of debating the wisdom of doing so, Art wrote down those memories and recently published a book, “Bu Ku Kilo: One Vietnam Vet’s Reflections.”
BREWSTER — With more than 10 percent annual growth in gross domestic product (GDP), Vietnam is quickly becoming a country that relies on partnerships throughout the world to supplement its economy, and agriculture is vital to its future.
Harris named distinguished member of the 506th Infantry Regiment
WORTHINGTON — He earned two Silver Stars, the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart in service to his country during the war in Vietnam, and now Dr. James Harris of Worthington can add another honor to his military career.
Homeless in his home country, Duc Tran finds peace in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — Abandoned by his Vietnamese mother as a baby and never knowing who his American soldier father was, Duc Tran was treated like an outcast among his peers in Vietnam. They knew he was different, and they treated him horribly because of it.
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