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Moon, Mars, Saturn and Antares gather at dusk tonight
Don't miss tonight's sweet gathering of crescent moon and evening planets. Just look to the southwest in late twilight to spot the trio. Both Saturn and Mars happen to be exactly the same brightnes...
8/31/14 at 2:08 PM Hole-y auroras possible tonight Aug. 30-31 / Jupiter returns 8/30/14 at 1:46 PM
Farthest planet Neptune closest to Earth tonight - how to see it 8/29/14 at 1:25 PM
The Giver--Movie review
The Giver, directed by Phillip Noyce, is based on the book of the same title, written by Lois Lowry. The book is an early young adult dystopian novel, but it seems much different from the typical dyst...
8/29/14 at 5:55 PM Odd Thomas 8/12/14 at 12:11 PM
Importance of reading 5/22/14 at 6:56 PM
Rich, poor, healthy, sick
Take two people, one with a college degree and earning $100,000 a year and the other with a high school diploma earning $15,000, and guess which one is likely to have better health. Those who study p...
8/28/14 at 12:56 PM 'Looks older than stated age' 8/19/14 at 10:06 AM
When you just can't sleep 8/11/14 at 3:20 PM
South Dakota pheasant index up 76 percent
South Dakotas pheasant-per-mile index is up 76 percent from last year, according to the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department. The survey is not a population estimate, but rather compares the...
8/26/14 at 2:51 PM Small game and duck hunter numbers decline in Minnesota 8/25/14 at 4:06 PM
Wisconsin announces duck season framework, new crossbow season 8/13/14 at 10:04 AM
Boxing Up A Life Part Two
Last week I blogged about how painful it was to pack up my son as he prepares to move 250 miles away to college this week. I not only packed up the stuff he was taking to college, but also t...
8/24/14 at 10:54 AM Boxing Up A Life 8/17/14 at 1:31 PM
Lack Of Time Getting In Your Way? 8/12/14 at 9:57 AM
Twist on fair politics: GOP vs. GOP
Political challengers proposed debating incumbents. Incumbents pared down the challengers' lists. The governor sat motionless as two buckets of ice were dumped on him. It was a typical opening day at...
8/22/14 at 9:10 AM 'Give bees a chance' 8/22/14 at 9:05 AM
Analysis: Sharp contrasts separate Johnson and Dayton 8/18/14 at 9:44 AM
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