THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Loving ode to bridge poets: The Unknown Bridge
The Month of Bridge Poets
The month of dedicating our loving odes to bridge poets continue with another bridge poem that was discovered a few years ago. Unlike the previous post (which featured the... Posted on 5/2/13 at 8:55 AM
SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Remembering Oklahoma City
On April 19, 1995, at 9:02 a.m. CST, our nation experienced a profound tragedy in the terrorist bomb attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Office Building in Oklahoma City.
Sixteen SSA employees and... Posted on 4/19/13 at 9:02 AM
NIE ROCKS Women's History Month Word Search
In 1981, the First Congressional Resolution proclaimed "Women's History Week" around the calendar week that included March 8, International Womens Day. Six years later, Congress expanded this focus to... Posted on 3/5/13 at 11:46 AM
UND NEWS Black History Month under way at UND
The University of North Dakota, along with the rest of the nation, is celebrating Black History Month in February.
UND's Multicultural Student Services encourages everyone to come and take part in ... Posted on 2/6/13 at 3:06 PM
STORM TRACKER Cross Quarter Day
Saturday is Groundhogs Day, made famous in recent decades by the celebration in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. But the origins of having a celebration on February 2 goes back to ancient times as today ma... Posted on 1/31/13 at 11:38 AM
MEDORA — Looking back at the rocky cliffs outlining the northern edge of town after glancing at an 1884 photo taken outside of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Chuck and Laurinda Warczak didn’t notice much difference.
TIOGA — Lorin Bakken recalls it was 2007 when he began seeing his name in the newspaper and on TV frequently as the oil boom started to heat up.
Since then, his family name has become synonymous with oil and opportunity.
“I feel so honored,” Lorin said in a rare interview.
Home to one historic battlefield site already, the Killdeer Mountains are the subject of a new North Dakota fight.
This time, however, the battle is not between the U.S. Army and tribes of Native Americans, but rather between the oil industry and the people who live near and use the mountains, which begin about eight miles northwest of Killdeer.
HOUSTON (AP) — Pups in her womb, a large eye visible behind the rib cage, one baby stuck in the birth canal: all fossilized evidence that this ancient marine beast, the Ichthyosaur, died in childbirth.
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Researchers have pieced together what's believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire 3-by-5-mile Titanic debris field and hope it will provide new clues about what exactly happened the night 100 years ago when the superliner hit an iceberg, plunged to the bottom of the North Atlantic and became a legend.
A bridge near Dickinson that is nearly 100 years old is eligible for a listing on the National Register of Historic Places, but it will take relocating and a bit of maintenance to keep it spanning through time.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Archeologists have uncovered a mass grave with the complete skeletons of 51 horses buried side-by-side, probably the long-forgotten equine victims of a 17th century battle over a strategic Dutch river.
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