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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...
3/5/13 at 11:46 AM March is Women's History Month 3/1/13 at 10:03 AM
Black History Month Resource 2/4/13 at 10:10 AM
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 ...
2/6/13 at 3:06 PM UND historian to lead public presenation on Teddy Roosevelt May 9 5/5/11 at 10:39 AM
The Big Read presents oral history workshop Nov. 4 at UNDâ€™s Chester Fritz Library 10/29/10 at 9:08 AM
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...
1/31/13 at 11:38 AM The Possibilites are Endless 9/8/12 at 10:08 AM
It's been great fun talking with all of our guests again this week on WDAZ News @5. Among them, Brad Meltzer, the author of the new thriller The Fifth Assassin as well as the host of the History Chan...
1/18/13 at 12:22 PM Ice Cream Social 7/5/11 at 2:45 PM
Mr. Wheat 11/19/10 at 8:53 AM
January 28, 1952: Al Edwards and the Royal Tones
Service Chevrolet, with 2 Fargo locations, sponsored a quarter hour of music that featured Al Edwards and the Royal Tones. In this program, from January 28, 1952, the new model Chevrolet Sports Cars a...
5/18/12 at 11:04 AM 1947: Swing Shop 5/15/12 at 11:03 AM
3-9-1948: Bullseye News Whist Tourney 5/14/12 at 2:37 PM
Areavoices Digest #69 - Duluth scratches the history itch
Back when I worked for WDAY-TV, they used to send me to the dungeon. But I liked it. Actually it wasn't so much a dungeon, more like a vault - a place where the station's past was kept. Going down the...
3/28/12 at 10:07 AM A childhood passion continues to thrive for "The Bridgehunter" 11/11/11 at 11:47 AM
Areavoices Digest #44 - Share your September 11th stories 8/31/11 at 9:37 PM
The Elders Among Us
Speak to the elders in your life. Last week I wrote about two conversations I had with each of my Granddads. Both men live vivid and classic lives exemplifying American/Minnesotan culture. It was awe...
11/23/11 at 9:50 AM Stomping-Ground Culture 2: Our Grandparents 11/19/11 at 12:31 AM
Stomping Ground Culture, part 1 11/11/11 at 2:09 PM
Book Review: Hamilton by the Slice
Hamilton by the Slice: Falling in Love with Our Most Influential Founding Father by William George Chrystal My rating: 3 of 5 stars Hamilton by the Slice is presented just as the title reads. Bill C...
6/20/11 at 8:40 AM