The NDSU Division of Performing Arts and Memorial Union Gallery are scheduled to present Art and Improv: NDSU Performing Arts Students Respond to the Permanent Collection, Saturday, Oct. 4, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Memorial Union Gallery. The improv event will be based on selected work from the NDSU Permanent Collection.
The experience, in conjunction with the exhibition Composition: Sel...
October 02, 2014 - 1:39pm
The Bridgehunter's Chronicles
From north to south, all of Michigan has been covered. Although this year's historic bridge weekend may have produced fewer numbers than in the past (due to it taking place in the shoulder season- after summer break), it provided participants with a visit to Michigan's finest bridges, whether it was the Mackinac Bridge (as seen above) or the bridges in Grand Rapids, or even the states concret...
October 02, 2014 - 12:39am
On October 7, 1985, the Fargo Moorhead area just missed out on a major early season snowstorm. Grand Forks got six inches from the storm, Roseau received eight inches, and Langdon got ten inches. The heaviest snow fell in north-central North Dakota where Minot got a foot of snow and Velva received 17 inches. The autumn of 1985 was much colder than average and, although most of that early snowfa...
October 02, 2014 - 12:00am
North Dakota Outdoors and Beyond
The North Dakota Game and Fish Departments annual fall wetland survey indicates good to excellent wetland conditions for duck hunting throughout most of the state.
Mike Szymanski, migratory game bird biologist, said the northwest has a near-record number of wetlands, while the rest of the state has wetland numbers similar to, or above the 2003-13 average.
Most areas have fairly similar condit...
October 01, 2014 - 1:56pm
Outdoors With San Cook
After the first two weeks of Duluths city bow hunt for deer, hunters had registered 107 deer, according to the Arrowhead Bowhunters Alliance. Of those, 103 were antlerless deer. Last year at the same time, hunters had taken a total of 101 deer.
Last falls total harvest of 399 deer was 30 percent below the 2012 harvest, according to the ABA.
Were doing better than I thought wed be doing, said ...
September 30, 2014 - 7:22pm
Social Security: Information & Updates
Did you know that 65% of aged beneficiaries received at least half of their income from Social Security in 2012 or that 55% of adult Social Security beneficiaries in 2013 were women?
Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security, 2014 is available online. This annual chartbook highlights data on the most important aspects of the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programsthe peo...
September 30, 2014 - 11:13am
Addicted To Running
"Look, if you had one shot, one opportunity /To seize everything you ever wanted, one moment /Would you capture it or just let it slip?" - "One Shot" by Eminem
A couple weeks ago, while sorting through some gear for running in the dark, I found my first iPod - loaded with forgotten playlists that carried me through thousands of marathon training miles.
So, late last week, I plugged it in to c...
September 29, 2014 - 7:53pm
It was one of those chance encounters. I was just sitting in a Bad Lands bar on a rainy afternoon having a quiet drink when an old acquaintance happened in and sat down beside me. He was a retired coal company executive, with a friendly face and a firm grip, and we re-introduced ourselves and visited a good long while. Bad Lands bars on rainy afternoons are good for that, especially for two ret...
September 29, 2014 - 7:21pm