North Dakota Outdoors and Beyond
The State Game and Fish Department has decided to not implement its proposal to limit deer hunters to only one license for the 2015 season.
While it is still months before the 2015 season is set, that means deer hunters will again be able to apply for deer gun and muzzleloader lottery licenses, and also purchase an archery license.
Game and Fish Director Terry Steinwand said t...
December 18, 2014 - 10:10pm
Maddie Van Beek, an accomplished NDSU distance runner, was at an Iowa track meet in April when she received a life-changing phone call. Her fianc, Daryl, had been diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer.
The diagnosis and following treatment quickly refocused their priorities.
I honestly let go of a lot of stress, Van Beek said. I find myself not worrying so much about the day-to-day thi...
December 18, 2014 - 9:59pm
By Juan Pedraza, University & Public Affairs writer
This guy took the concept of "study abroad" to a whole new level. Actually, two levels: the Himalayas, for starters, and Antarctica for an encore.
Theodore "Ted" Bibby, a native of Jacksonville, Fla., graduates from the University of North Dakota this week with a Ph.D. ingeology and geological engineering, with proven expertise in the ...
December 18, 2014 - 9:42pm
Social Security: Information & Updates
Employers: You can still register for Social Security Business Services Online (BSO) and transmit your 2014 W-2 information electronically.
Once registered, you can also immediately verify the Social Security number (SSN) of new and existing employees online or overnight, without seeing the paper SSN card, preventing future reporting problems due to having a wrong SSN or name. If an employee n...
December 18, 2014 - 12:03pm
Addicted To Running
"If you want to become the best runner that you can be, start now. Don't spend the rest of your life wondering if you can do it." - Priscilla Welch
Lately, my mind flips to a singular question every time I run.
What's different about the off-season this time?
For the past few weeks, I've pondered the answer as the winter months present both challenges and opportunities. The challenges includ...
December 17, 2014 - 7:26pm
Sioux Football Insider
Name: BRADY OLIVEIRA
School: Oak Park High School Winnipeg, Manitoba (Head Coach Stu Nixon)
Vitals: Running Back (#5) 5'10 220 lbs
On August 14th, UND had received their 6th verbal commitment for the class of 2015 from Winnipeg running back Brady Oliveira. The big, physical, north-south runner attended UND's camp last summer before committing early. Given his size, he shows decent speed for...
December 16, 2014 - 8:07am
Basic Business Cents
Developing Your Marketing Strategy
A fundamental question for any business is, Do you sell what you can make or do you make what you can sell? The answer might surprise you unless you carefully develop a marketing strategy. The first step is to conduct some market research.
Study the demographics of who will use your output, consumers, resellers, age group, industry, etc. ...
December 15, 2014 - 9:21pm
From Pamela, our Development & Volunteer Coordinator:
If youve managed to get older than 30, you may sometimes doubt if your childhood memories of Christmas are entirely genuine. (Possibly distorted by the media or rose-and-green tinted glasses?)
But if you sit in a quiet place, squint your eyes and focus your mind, I guarantee that a few vivid Christmas memoriesor sensa...
December 15, 2014 - 1:43pm
This year (2014), Jews begin celebrating Hanukkah at sunset on Tuesday, Dec. 16, and end the celebration on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 24. The holiday lasts a total of eight days and nights.In Hebrew, the word Hanukkah means dedication. Hanukkah honors a struggle that dates back to 165 B.C., when Jews defeated an invading army and regained the Temple at Jerusalem. According to legend, Jews ...
December 15, 2014 - 10:37am
Kindness is Contagious
A woman I havent seen for 15 years just emailed me out of the blue.
Kris and I met at the wedding of a mutual friend, and although we barely knew each other then, and certainly not at all now, Kris had something on her heart that she just knew Id understand.Kris is lonesome.
Our mutual friend, Heather, died of cancer nine years ago this month. This weekend, in fact. Today. Nine years ag...
December 14, 2014 - 12:17pm
The average annual number of tornadoes reported in the United States is about 1,260. Fairly good records go back to 1953. The average has been on the rise in recent years, mostly due to a much more active storm spotting network. The most number of tornadoes in a year was 1,870 in 2004. Other very active tornado years were 2008 and 2011 with more than 1,600 each of those years. But for the last ...
December 11, 2014 - 2:03pm