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Legislative notebook: No tax cut vote
By Don Davis Minnesota senators will not rush to judgment on a $500 million tax cut the House passed last week. On Monday, Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, wanted senators to immed...
3/10/14 at 5:09 PM Updated: Garofalo apologizes for his joke NBA tweet 3/10/14 at 4:57 PM
Lawmaker apologizes for NBA tweet 3/10/14 at 1:43 PM
Rosetta's frosty comet springs to life
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is back! The target of the European Rosetta Mission was last seen in October but too near the sun to photograph again until Feb. 28 this year. Forget about seeing the...
3/10/14 at 1:45 PM Daylight saving time puts spring stars on ice / 'Cosmos' premieres tonight! 3/9/14 at 1:46 PM
Dramatic photos of Yutu lunar rover and lander from 164,000 feet 3/8/14 at 12:12 PM
DNR, deer hunters group to hold listening sessions about Minnesota deer population
Responding to concerns from many deer hunters that the state's deer population is too low, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will hold a series o...
3/10/14 at 12:22 PM Cycling film about Team Rwanda to premiere in Duluth 3/10/14 at 9:51 AM
Ice on Lake Superior gives winter anglers access to nice lake trout 3/7/14 at 4:01 PM
Learning to give bad news: the patient's perspective
After Suzanne Leigh's daughter, Natasha, died from a brain tumor, her mother wrote an essay about "What I wish I'd said to my child's doctor." One of her pieces of advice was to ban junior doctors fr...
3/5/14 at 3:41 PM Emotions by rote: when empathy is scripted 3/3/14 at 11:22 AM
Learning to give bad news 2/27/14 at 1:55 PM
Going On A Clothing Diet
The best way to keep a goal moving forward is to speak it publicly. So here I am, speaking publicly. I am going on a diet, a clothing diet. Inspired by a friend who is doing this for a year, I am not ...
2/25/14 at 4:59 PM Time To Take Action 1/30/14 at 4:51 PM
The Long Winter 1/24/14 at 9:14 AM
Rose Under Fire--Book Review
Rose Under Fire, by Elizabeth Wein, is a sequel of sorts to Wein'sCode Name Verity, although one does not have to read one to understand the other. The style is similar, since both are told predominat...
2/20/14 at 7:27 PM Code Name Verity--Book Review 1/19/14 at 1:35 PM
Frozen--Movie review 12/11/13 at 7:32 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
Cheers for the New Year
The time has come to close the books on 2011 and celebrate the beginning of a new year! A lot of people will be ringing in the new year with a bottle of bubbly, champagne or sparkling wineall the same...
12/29/11 at 5:17 PM Top 6 Beer Myths Revealed 12/28/11 at 4:15 PM
Hot Toddies for the Holidays 12/15/11 at 5:27 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
Parenting tips from a preschooler
My daughter just finished a temper tantrum. She doesn't do this very often, at least she hadn't until the last few days. I'm diagnosing her with molars coming in. It's really the only thing that can ...
4/6/11 at 6:30 PM It's raining Dip-N-Dots! 3/22/11 at 7:27 PM
Diagnosing tummy aches and headaches 3/15/11 at 12:41 PM