THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Book/Documentary of the Month: A Tour of the Rhine
There are many ways to write a book on bridges, let alone do a documentary for a TV program. One can focus on one bridge and its history, but that is more for locals who are closely attached to the ... Posted on 3/20/13 at 8:48 AM
THE NEW FORTY An E Ticket Semester...
Today was my first day of teaching in the Spring 2013 semester. In the spring I teach two of my favorite classes - Disaster Response and Business Continuity & Crisis Management (BCCM). These class... Posted on 1/8/13 at 10:34 PM
STAFF BLOG UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA HOCKEY Trouba leads post-gold song this year
Michigan defenseman Jacob Trouba led what has become the traditional post-gold U.S. World Junior song. If you remember, UND's Danny Kristo led the song when the Americans won gold three years ago in S... Posted on 1/7/13 at 4:20 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Christmas Time is a New Plateau
For as long as I can remember, the Christmas season has always resonated something deep within me.
As a boy in northern Minnesota, it was Christmas programs at school and church, the music on the rad... Posted on 12/22/12 at 10:31 AM
MINOT — Air Force officials and U.S. Sen. John Hoeven say the intercontinental ballistic missile for a planned test launch that was scrapped last month because of mounting tensions with North Korea was to have come from the Minot Air Force Base missile field.
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel demanded more information Wednesday after the Air Force disciplined 17 launch officers at a nuclear missile base in North Dakota over what a commander called “rot” in the force. The Air Force struggled to explain, acknowledging concern about an “attitude problem” but telling Congress the weapons were secure.
BOSTON — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged by federal prosecutors in his hospital room Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill — a crime that carries a possible death sentence.
MAKHACHKALA, Russia — The father of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing described his fugitive son as a smart and accomplished “angel” in an anguished interview in which he claimed they were set up.
TEHRAN, Iran — A major earthquake described as the strongest to hit Iran in more than half a century flattened homes and offices Tuesday on both sides of the Iran-Pakistan border, killing at least 46 people in the sparsely populated region and swaying skyscrapers and buildings as far away as New Delhi.
LONDON — With more than 30 marathons being held this weekend alone and big events on the horizon, officials around the world are boosting security efforts in the wake of the fatal bomb blasts that shook Boston's race.
BOSTON — Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 140 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that terrorists might have struck again in the U.S.
PYONGYANG, North Korea — The prospect of a North Korean missile test is “considerably high,” South Korea's foreign minister told lawmakers Wednesday as Pyongyang calmly prepared to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world's attention with dramatic displays of military power.
GRAND FORKS — Standing in front of a computer screen, fifth-grader Hannah SnoBeck of Ben Franklin Elementary held up a page of her homework. Above her, the blurred image of students in Kongsvinger, Norway, filled a projection screen.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Tuesday it will restart its long-shuttered plutonium reactor and increase production of nuclear weapons material, in what outsiders see as its latest attempt to extract U.S. concessions by raising fears of war.
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