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
Tom Isern, University Distinguished Professor of history at North Dakota State University, and Suzzanne Kelley, managing editor of New Rivers Press at Minnesota State University Moorhead, are scheduled to present "Prairie Earth, Prairie Homes" Tuesday, Dec. 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, located in the Hjemkomst Center at 202 First Ave. N. in Moorhead.
December 17, 2014 - 4:46pm
North Dakota Outdoors and Beyond
Individuals interested in taking the game warden exam scheduled forDec. 29are reminded to register by submitting anonline applicationthrough the North Dakota State Job Openings website.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a bachelors degree. Other requirements are a current North Dakota peace officer license, or eligibility for a license, and a valid drivers license.Ca...
December 17, 2014 - 12:35pm
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