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See a Beauty Morning Conjunction / Zodiacal Light Returns
We've hit a run of clear skies, so it feels like a shopping spree up there. Anything a skywatcher might want to see sunsets, meteors, a last look at Saturn, the Milky Way, the latest comets is eas...
10/16/17 at 10:07 AM Geomagnetic Storm Underway, Watch for Aurora Tonight 10/13/17 at 5:23 PM
Occultation Alert: A Dramatic Disappearance and Reappearance of Regulus 10/13/17 at 2:23 PM
Chatter: Franken at Center Is Judicial Nomination Spat
The U.S. Senate's top Republican is determined to fill empty judge seats, even if it means rolling over Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota Democrat is using a Senate tradition to stop the confirmation of...
10/16/17 at 9:56 AM Dayton: FM Flood Protection a Must, but So Are Minnesota Concerns 10/16/17 at 9:53 AM
Is Wind Power Living up to Potential? 10/11/17 at 10:04 AM
Oil and Coal Subsidies/incentives Are Baked Into Pseudo US Energy “Market”
A recent blog featured in the Forum Opinions page erroneously stated the Production Tax Credit for wind energy is (as he states it in the article) a "Completely perverse 23 cents kwh". This is simply ...
10/16/17 at 9:52 AM We New Arrivals in Fargo Honor Indigenous People’s Day 10/9/17 at 10:32 AM
GM Announces the Future Is All Electric, Let’s Ride the Wave! 10/3/17 at 4:26 PM
Maximum Social Security Retirement Benefit
Each year that Social Security beneficiaries receive a COLA, some other important figures increase because of the COLA. One of these is the maximum benefit payable. Do you know how the maximum Social...
10/16/17 at 9:30 AM 2018 Social Security COLA 10/13/17 at 4:40 PM
Medicare Part B Premium Payment 10/6/17 at 9:43 AM
Social Media and Your Future
By School Resource Officer Amy Kingzett Every year, the Discovery Middle School Library Media Specialist and I teach a digital citizenship class on ethical use of social media, a subject called Risky ...
10/16/17 at 8:25 AM It’s Important to BE KIND 10/15/17 at 9:05 AM
2017-18 Fiscal Year Budget Overview 10/14/17 at 9:05 AM
Motivational Monday: The Power of Positivity
Being positive is not just a nice, feel-good way to live but, in fact, is the way to live if you want better health, meaningful relationships and greater individual and team success. Research (Manju P...
10/16/17 at 8:25 AM Freedom Friday: Integration Mandate 10/13/17 at 8:54 AM
What’s Wrong Wednesday: Access Aisle Violations 10/11/17 at 8:28 AM
Blackberry Jelly & Syrup
When we pick berries, Jerri freezes the ones we dont use right away. Frozen berries dont have the texture of fresh fruit, but they work fine for pies, cobblers, crisps and jellies. One big advantag...
10/16/17 at 8:23 AM Pork Chops Marsala 10/11/17 at 7:21 AM
Madge Prewitt’s Apple Cake Revisited 10/5/17 at 7:49 PM
Budgeting Is Just for Nerds
What???!!! Did I read that right?! Is this some fake news site?! No, friends, we were not hacked and you read that correctly. The headline comes from a quote a colleague gave me a while back from a p...
10/16/17 at 6:30 AM Student Loans: What to Do if You Miss a Payment 10/13/17 at 6:28 AM
How to Get a Head Start on Saving for College 10/10/17 at 6:32 AM
WATCH: Youngstown State Coach Bo Pelini on Loss to Bison
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown State coach Bo Pelini makes his postgame comments to the media after his team lost 27-24 in overtime to North Dakota State on Saturday night: ...
10/15/17 at 4:48 PM Truth Is, MAC Would Be Better Fit for Youngstown State Than MVFC 10/14/17 at 9:00 AM
NDSU Football’s Next Need: Practice Facility Like Youngstown (And Others) Have 10/12/17 at 7:19 PM
To Forgive Doesn’t Mean to Forget
"Forgive, and forget," is the saying. Have you ever truly forgave that bully in the 4th grade that stole your lunch money and pushed you into the puddle? You certainly haven't forgotten it. So how cou...
10/15/17 at 2:03 PM Our Final Journey: End of Life 10/12/17 at 3:45 PM
Alone 9/2/17 at 8:51 AM
*New Video* Interviewing Hippie Marijuana Farmers in Oregon
During my July journey to and through the Pacific Northwest, I drove to southern Oregon, where I spoke with Michael, Amber, Cody, and Mae. This hippie farming foursome talked about life on a marijuana...
10/15/17 at 10:38 AM TRIPS ARE the TRAILERS for the MOVIE THAT IS OUR LIFE: MY RETURN HOME 10/8/17 at 9:30 AM
Goodbye to My 103-Year-Old Great-Great-Aunt Olive 10/4/17 at 11:41 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Later today, please listen to Rural Reflection's CLASSIC COUNTRY from 2-5 on Pioneer 90.1 FM or radionorthland.org. For now here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, I'm going to keep it...
10/15/17 at 8:28 AM Letter to Dave 10/14/17 at 8:46 AM
Rural Reflections Radio 10/8/17 at 3:49 PM
Kindness Happens When We Take Time for Others
It's the question that guides most of my parenting decisions: Am I teaching my kids to be kind? I don't want them to be doormats or people who bend to the will of others even when it's dangerous or ...
10/13/17 at 10:15 AM Kindness Can Be Found in Life’s Details 10/6/17 at 11:04 AM
Kindness Has a Way of Circling Back 9/29/17 at 6:56 PM
America Is a Gun by Brian Bilston
As we're still answering (or trying to answer) a lot of questions as to how a 64-year old retiree could lay carnage with automatic weapons shot from a hotel onto a crowd of people, while praying for...
10/13/17 at 12:00 AM After Apple-Picking | Famous Poem by Robert Frost 10/11/17 at 1:25 PM
Genre of the Week: So Close by Daryl Hall and John Oates 10/10/17 at 4:32 PM
October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a great time for both citizens and businesses to take stock of their online security measures. Cyber threats targeting personal and business interes...
10/12/17 at 2:04 PM Cyber Security Summit Returns to Minneapolis October 23 10/4/17 at 4:22 PM
Watch Out for Flood-Damaged Cars 9/28/17 at 2:32 PM