NEW PLATEAUS Lebron vs. Michael: Another Example of How We Warp Reality
Once again, sports offers an important look at people's potential to skew the truth. Last time was about the hype of the NFL referee debacle. This time, we see humanity's tendency to idolize.
Recentl... Posted on 10/16/12 at 7:56 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Historic Bridge Conference 2012: Indiana
Author's Note: This is part III of the series on Indiana's historic bridges and the Historic Bridge Conference that took place on 21-23 September.
When you see or hear the word historic bri... Posted on 10/1/12 at 9:41 AM
THE NEW FORTY The singular designation - I am North Dakotan.
I was drawn today to Teri Finneman's last Ask Your Government column. Teri's started a doctoral program and will not be doing this column any longer, butshe leaves it with a powerfulexit.The column ad... Posted on 8/26/12 at 12:05 PM
STAFF BLOG MONKE BUSINESS The Press' all-Central Plains Regional team
Either Press sports reporter Royal McGregor or I watched every game of the Central Plains Regional American Legion baseball tournament the past five days at Southside Municipal Ballpark.
Because th... Posted on 8/8/11 at 10:59 PM
Silence. It’s something you don’t hear much at the Duck Inn in Venturia except after closing time, but Thursday night there was a moment of silence for our friend, Becky, with about 50 of us gathered there.
Of all the things one should not put in a microwave — metal objects, the cat or fresh halibut like my dorkus friend, Bob, did with the stuff I brought him from Alaska — it never dawned on me someone would try to put pork rinds in the microwave. But the scientists at Lowrey’s have done it.
At some level, I have been involved in business since I was old enough to shovel a sidewalk, mow a lawn or deliver newspapers. I have learned a few things along the way, but it’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the basics.
There is still much to come — a lot of snow left to melt, and in this winter of our discontent, maybe even more snow to fall. Roads will be underwater and rivers and streams will swell some more before it’s over. But, so far, North Dakotans have done themselves proud.
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Let me introduce myself. I was a friend of George Weber’s. I bet you’ve heard that sentence an awful lot in the past days. If you knew George, you were his friend.
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