NIE ROCKS! Celebrate Earth Day with these Newspaper Activities
Every day is Earth Day for people who care about the environment.But for one day each year, people all over the world join forces to call attention to the beauty of the Earth and the ways in which w... Posted on 4/10/13 at 8:18 AM
UND NEWS BLOG Learning on a grander 'SCALE'
The University of North Dakota Office of Instructional Development is tipping the "scales" when it comes to creative teaching and learning practices for its students.
The University recently added ... Posted on 11/15/12 at 3:47 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Lottery Scratch-offs Part 2: Stating the Obvious
Part 1 was aboutthe interesting psychology that gambling brings out in people. We also looked at those$30 scratch-offs and the mixed feelings that come with buying those things.
But while people have... Posted on 9/12/12 at 9:52 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREAVOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #35 - Okay, is it casserole or hotdish?
I had to laugh earlier today when I noticed a thread on one of my Facebook friend's pages. She had taken a picture of a Tator Tot Hotdish she had made. What followed was an hours-long discussion about... Posted on 6/8/11 at 1:08 PM
THE WEST WING Quick Hits 10-28-10
From the Center for Business and Public Policy, "Our Collective Cognitive Dissonance" is tangentially related to yesterday's post on "Thinking about how we think." Cognitive diss... Posted on 10/28/10 at 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department is poised to issue an environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline that will likely say the project will not appreciably increase carbon emissions, sources said late Thursday, forcing President Barack Obama closer to a tough decision.
An annual report card from the American Lung Association shows some improvements in air quality in Minnesota's urban areas. But it also gives Ramsey County poor grades for fine particle pollution for the third year in a row.
About 1 million gallons of manure spilled from a southeastern Minnesota dairy operation late Sunday night, fouling two trout streams before making its way into the Root River. It happened when a concrete wall of the farm's manure pit fractured.
Environmental groups and Flint Hills Resources announced an agreement Tuesday to cut greenhouse gas emissions and smog-forming air pollution from the company's planned upgrade at Minnesota's largest oil refinery.
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