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A 3rd X-class flare rocks the sun
Solar activity's been rising like nobody's business. Two of the year's most powerful flares fired off from the sun's backside late Sunday and at least 8 spot groups speckle the sun's white-hot surfa...
5/14/13 at 12:39 AM Sun cuts loose with the biggest flares of 2013 5/13/13 at 3:28 PM
See today's ring-of-fire eclipse on the Web 5/9/13 at 1:30 PM
I've put in my first vegetable order of the season--I can't believe it took me so long to start! Istill have quite a bit of vegetable-ordering to complete, but there's probably no rush, since I can't ...
3/11/13 at 7:31 AM
UND professor elected to the Education Law Association Board of Directors
University of North Dakota Associate Professor Jeffrey C. Sun has been elected to serve a three-year term on the Education Law Associations Board of Directors. Sun is an associate professor of Educ...
2/5/13 at 3:39 PM World-renowned UND astronomy team to Webcast rare transit of Venus across the sun; event won’t be seen again for a century 6/1/12 at 2:54 PM
UND Observatory to host public viewing of rare celestial event 5/24/12 at 11:57 AM
Stay Safe in the Sun
Here's some information on how to stay safe in the sun. Take Steps to Protect Your Skin By Karalee Miller, McClatchy Newspapers Sunny days are great for kicking back, playing in the pool or hitting ...
7/2/12 at 9:00 AM Summer Solstice 6/20/11 at 8:00 AM
The Summer Solstice
Today marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. At 6:09 PM CDT the Suns direct rays will be located over the Tropic of Cancer which is approximately at 23.5 degrees north latitude. If yo...
6/20/12 at 9:26 AM Funky Sun 6/17/11 at 5:38 AM
January Questions 1/23/11 at 1:07 PM
Mike Edwards Commits to Sioux
We have confirmed via Wissports.net thatlineman Mike Edwards has committed to the Sioux. Edwards, 6'2"-290, isa left guard on the offensive line for Sun Prairie, WIand alsoplays defensive tackle. We p...
10/26/11 at 3:31 PM
Partsman: He'll know what you need by the look on your face
I grew up working in my dad's automotive service station, as did my brothers. He would often send us out on an errand to pick up some parts he needed for a job. When we were younger, we'd go on bicycl...
3/3/11 at 12:52 PM Hear the 'North Dakota National Anthem' and a few other tunes 2/15/11 at 4:33 PM
The 2011 flood strikes early, and stealthly, at The Jamestown Sun 2/13/11 at 8:13 PM
Is NHL to blame for NCAA defections?
This story from the Toronto Sun on Aug. 11 on recent departures by NCAA underclassmen headed to professional hockey. The story is here. Also, did you know the 2010-11 college season has started? Mich...
8/16/10 at 9:20 AM
Minnesota Farmers Eye Record-Setting Harvest
Ideal growing weather coupled with robust grain prices have put Minnesota farmers on the brink of a fall harvest for the ages. When the U.S. Department of Agriculture rated the crops in every state th...
8/9/10 at 3:46 AM
Last night was a ND Game and Fish Advisory Board meeting a the Gladstone Inn in Jamestown. I really look forward to meeting up with other Game and Fish staff and even more the hunters/anglers/citizens...
4/16/10 at 11:44 AM
Kayaking On The Lake
Great day to be kayaking on the lake. Great sun tanning and with a little wind to make waves and keep one cool. Much the same as Hawaii, with the trade winds. No one water ski any more. We use to ski ...
8/13/09 at 6:11 PM
It snowed again, I was just thrilled. Old man Winter is baaaack, and it was no Aprils Fools Joke either. I am reverting back to my cheerful frozen mood..Far Guy is so happy. No fooling..Chance and I ...
4/2/09 at 7:15 AM