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Lawmakers seek probe into Mankato football coach process
By Don Davis The Minnesota legislative auditor should put a priority on investigating the firing and last week's reinstatement of the Minnesota State University Mankato football coach, two key legisla...
4/24/14 at 12:32 PM House committee votes to ban Minnesota State Lottery online sales 4/24/14 at 11:24 AM
Tired legislators take their holiday break with much done, much left 4/16/14 at 1:58 PM
Lyrid meteor shower update / Potential meteor storm coming in May
I confess that I didn't go out to look at this year's Lyrid meteor shower because of other commitments. Seeing Yuri Beletsky's photo makes me I wish I had. Beletsky took the picture - a composite im...
4/23/14 at 11:53 PM Sentinel Mission would spy 'city-killing' asteroids in the nick of time 4/23/14 at 1:22 PM
If you can find Mars, you can spot Ceres and Vesta too - try it! 4/22/14 at 10:59 AM
Law suit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to be announced Thursday
A Minneapolis attorney has scheduled a news conference at the State Capitol Building in St. Paul tomorrow to announce a law suit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, according to a n...
4/23/14 at 2:58 PM St. Louis River hustles through Jay Cooke State Park 4/19/14 at 2:20 PM
Spring or not, the turkey mating game goes on 4/16/14 at 12:42 PM
Back To Basics: Packing For A Trip
A question I am often asked is how do I pack. When I went to my first Professional Organizers Conference in San Diego you can imagine how well everyone was packed! Having an organized suitcase is a gr...
4/22/14 at 9:15 AM Back To Basics: Organizing Your Photos In A Digital World 4/15/14 at 9:21 AM
Back To Basics 4/8/14 at 9:38 AM
What price for peace of mind?
The patient is eight years out from treatment for breast cancer and is doing well, but four times a year she insists on a blood test to check her inflammation levels. The test is pointless and has no...
4/18/14 at 10:54 AM Downsizing all the stuff 3/12/14 at 12:02 PM
Learning to give bad news: the patient's perspective 3/5/14 at 3:41 PM
A Man for all Seasons--Movie review
There haven't seemed to be many new interesting movies recently, so I've been watching some classics that have been recommended. One that I watched last week was the 1966 version ofA Man for all Seaso...
3/17/14 at 8:58 PM Rose Under Fire--Book Review 2/20/14 at 7:27 PM
Code Name Verity--Book Review 1/19/14 at 1:35 PM
Teachers, Professors make use of Areavoices in the classroom
One of the trends that I'm loving here on Areavoices is our growth in classroom blogs. Having students publish their schoolwork (as part of their schoolwork) is gaining in momentum. I'm so glad teach...
10/9/13 at 2:21 PM New registration method is here! 10/8/13 at 2:48 PM
New way to start your blog! 9/4/13 at 4:01 PM
Orb, Ruffian and the Triple Crown
I didnt bet on Orb, this years Kentucky Derby winner, but I should have. I should have noticed Orb was wearing the colors of one if not the greatest fillies of all time: Ruffian. Then, there would h...
5/17/13 at 10:46 PM All the pretty ... hats 5/3/13 at 11:05 PM
Get your hat ready: The Kentucky Derby is Saturday 5/2/13 at 8:15 PM
Travels with Poky Little Puppy
Poky Little Puppy Finds a Thin Place In the 1940s, my great aunt, Ella, working for Emmanuel Episcopal Guild, made a layette for Church World Service, which they shipped to war impoverished people o...
3/4/13 at 1:44 PM Traveling to Thin Places 2/23/13 at 5:06 PM
Locating the Nest in Edinburgh 7/19/12 at 2:24 PM
Wadena Deer Creek iPads: the good and the bad
Wadena Deer Creek students, grades 5-12 moved into a brand-new, state-of-the art middle/high school building in September 2012. The previous high school was destroyed by the EF4 tornado of 2010. Each ...
12/18/12 at 9:23 AM An interesting perspective as well as hands-on experience with chicken 10/30/12 at 5:57 PM
Faith and mother-daughter time 10/30/12 at 5:55 PM
Clay tablets or real iPads - which do you prefer?
Scammers recently paid cash for some iPad 2s in Vancouver, replaced the real iPads with carefully-weighed bags of modeling clay, resealed the packaging, and returned them to the store for a full refun...
6/6/12 at 8:57 PM Satellite Internet users: Exede is faster & costs less. 6/4/12 at 8:13 PM
Please turn off all electronic devices while plane is in flight. 5/20/12 at 8:46 PM
Financial Fix-Up participants staying the course
FARGO About six months ago, three local families started The Forums Financial Fix-Up, a very public process to tune up or overhaul their personal money situations. The series of stories, which debut...
6/4/11 at 2:13 AM Some Final Words 2/16/11 at 5:13 PM
Redemption, Reflection & Appreciation 2/11/11 at 10:14 AM