NEW PLATEAUS Charity and the Little League World Series
A Little League team from Uganda is the first ever from Africa to reach the final tournament at Williamsport, Pennsylvania.For these boys, it's a whole new world: the crowds in the stands, the nationa... Posted on 8/20/12 at 10:57 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Disabled in China
Hello Readers! I hope you enjoyed my time in Hong Kong last week. Any questions about that?
Good. Let's move on.
Okay, so this week, we go back to the mainland; back to Zhuhai.
Living the... Posted on 4/21/12 at 7:54 AM
THE NEW FORTY Harper Valley PTA
I must say that while I recognize that all things are potential fodder for newspaper coverage, I still cringe every now and then at some things. Such is the case with The Forum's call out of Wendy Mar... Posted on 2/8/12 at 10:04 PM
HEALTH BEAT Mountains beyond mountains
True stories can be far more compelling than any fiction, which explains why I quickly became engrossed a few years ago in reading "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, ... Posted on 1/19/10 at 5:01 AM
The prosperity seen in North Dakota is unmatched anywhere else in the country. As of February, the state’s unemployment rate sat at 3.3 percent. For some Americans, North Dakota is like Israel was to the Jews in the book of Exodus — a land flowing with milk and honey.
FARGO — More North Dakota children are living in areas of high poverty, putting them at risk for not getting proper food, housing or health care, and making it more likely that they could have severe behavioral and emotional problems, the Kids Count program announced Thursday.
The number of children living in poverty in southwestern North Dakota spiked last year, a recently released U.S. Census Bureau report states, even though many southwest counties reported a dip in the number of people living in poverty in 2009.
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