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Aurora alert tonight May 17-18, 2013
If it were clear here in Duluth, I'm sure we'd be seeing northern lights. The Kp index, an indicator of magnetic activity around the Earth, shot up to "5" or minor storm level around 11 p.m. Central...
5/17/13 at 11:57 PM Heads up - minor auroras out tonight March 28-29 3/28/13 at 11:00 PM
Aurora returns plus a new solar activity forecast 3/2/13 at 11:58 AM
UND to again host Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium May 14-15
The University of North Dakota Department of Atmospheric Sciences will host the Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium on Monday, May 13, in 210 Clifford Hall. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 5...
5/8/13 at 8:59 AM UND Law School’s Joseph Morsette inspires American Indian youth to consider careers in law 4/24/13 at 3:00 PM
10th Annual joint UND-NDSU Northern Plains Biological Symposium to be held on Grand Forks campus 4/11/13 at 11:36 AM
What to do with a HB: St. Anthony Parkway Bridge in Minneapolis
The St. Anthony Parkway Bridge, also known as the Northtown Bridge, is one of Minnesota's historic bridges that deserves some recognition in itself. Located in the western part of Minneapolis near C...
4/25/13 at 7:09 AM
Boy Scout Leadership Luncheon March 20th
After traveling thousands of miles over my first 100 days as the new Scout Executive of the Northern Lights Council, I can testify that I have seen great excitement about Scouting across our territory...
3/14/13 at 6:01 PM 2012 - A Year in Review 12/31/12 at 4:43 PM
BSA Merit Badge Sparks Interest for Future 11/16/12 at 5:20 PM
Post-Northern Colorado Thoughts
UND went out to Greeley, COfor the last game of the 2012 season and lost a heartbreaker to Northern Colorado on Saturday, 28-27. The loss dropped their record to 5-6 overall on the season and 3-5 in t...
11/19/12 at 3:07 PM Week 12 Preview - Northern Colorado Bears 11/16/12 at 2:54 PM
Northern Arizona Reaction 10/15/12 at 10:25 AM
Bison PostGame Show at Northern Iowa
Impressive showing tonight by the top ranked Bison football team beating Northern Iowa 33-21, racking up over 400 yards in offense and forcing 3 turnovers in the win. NDSU now is 4-0 on the season and...
9/30/12 at 2:57 AM Around The Valley - Week 3 9/13/12 at 11:03 AM
A Different Perspective 2/24/12 at 2:26 AM
The snow cover this past winter over the United States was very minimal. As a whole, the North American continent recorded the 4th lowest snow cover extent on record this past winter, mainly due to th...
3/18/12 at 7:19 AM Northern Lights? 2/14/11 at 9:35 AM
Should the Looting of Archaeological Sites be Promoted?
Two new television series, one on Spike TV and the other on the National Geographic Channel, that promote and, not surprisingly, glorify the looting of archaeological sites across the United States wi...
3/5/12 at 1:05 PM What a Summer We Had! 10/24/11 at 2:19 PM
Where are the Teepees? 9/1/11 at 3:42 PM
Stomping-Ground Culture 2: Our Grandparents
While I was still "up north" as we say, visiting my family in Blackduck, I decided to stop out at each of the grandparents' places. Some may consider this dull, but it was enlightening. Heres why: A...
11/19/11 at 12:31 AM Stomping Ground Culture, part 1 11/11/11 at 2:09 PM
Northern State men's basketball to play Northern Iowa, Purdue and Butler -- in 3-day span
The Northern State men's basketball team announced recently that it's season will begin with three exhibition games in three games against top-level Division I opponents. And they're not exactly play...
7/19/11 at 10:09 PM
WCHA to accept NMU next week
The WCHA announced today that the five schools who will be members in 2013-14 support the addition of Northern Michigan and that the league will formally accept the Wildcats next week. Northern Michi...
7/15/11 at 4:40 PM
I'm not sure if there are any "Cutest Owl" contests out there, but if there were, this little guy would win Best In Show. This Northern Saw-whet Owl currently lives in Warren, Mn. The photo was s...
2/25/11 at 12:34 PM
NDSU receives grant for Northern Tier Network
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded NDSU a grant of $751,244 to support of the project titled "Northern Tier Network - North Dakota and South Dakota Access Improvement." The project is u...
8/20/10 at 3:26 PM Biomass Testing Lab established 4/28/10 at 10:08 AM
Invasive insect: Emerald ash borer reaches Minnesota
Members of the Minnesota DNR are trying to find a way to delay the spread of the emerald ash borer insect. The invasive species, which was discovered in Minnesota last summer, lays eggs on the bark of...
6/30/10 at 3:42 AM Walleye Fishing in Northern Minnesota 6/14/10 at 5:05 AM
Northern Michigan Loses 2
Coach Walt Kyle and Northern Michigan, after losing to St. Cloud State in the NCAA West Region playoffs last week, have lost two juniors -- forward Mark Olver and defenseman E...
3/31/10 at 8:03 AM St. Cloud State Breaks Streak 3/27/10 at 3:51 AM
Huskies to Start Lee 3/25/10 at 4:48 PM