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Notebook: More Indian scholarships available
By Don Davis More American Indian college students may receive scholarships under a new Minnesota budget that began this month. Commissioner Larry Pogemiller of the state Office of Higher Education sa...
7/15/13 at 4:10 PM Legislative notebook: Legislature approves freezing college tuitions 5/17/13 at 7:45 PM
Political notebook: GOP race for Minnesota governor off and running 4/29/13 at 8:55 AM
Get Ready For Summer By Being Prepared
The last days of school are upon us and the trees are almost all leafed out! Finally the calendar and Mother Nature are in alignment! I am shocked as always how fast a school year goes. I ...
5/24/13 at 8:57 AM
A Documentary on Bridges
A few days ago, German Public TV Channel ZDF, one of two stations based in Berlin, released a documentary on bridges in general for children. Loewenzahn (which is German for Dandelion), with its sta...
3/13/13 at 6:20 AM
A Perfect World
It seems that the start of each new year begins with a drop-shipment of brand new problems, this year is no different. I think many people will see these problems as humanities' imperfections that mus...
12/30/12 at 6:41 AM Five Acts of Farm Safety 6/23/11 at 10:41 PM
Having a ho-ho-tini or two for the holidays? Then have a plan for a sober ride. Extra DWI patrols are on the roads in December. Click on the image to play the NEW Holiday DWI enforcement video. The ...
12/18/12 at 1:35 PM Give Me a Boost! 2/10/12 at 12:00 AM
Is Your Child in the Correct Restraint? 9/23/11 at 7:49 AM
Top 10 Food Safety Tips for the Holidays
Holidays are coming, that means parties and big family dinners. Don't give your guests a dose of food poisoning to take home with them.... According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention,...
11/15/12 at 7:32 AM
The facts about drowning
Maybe it's the early start to the warm season this year, or the hot summer that's driving everyone to seek relief at lakes and swimming pools. Whatever the reason, Minnesota is seeing a dismaying spik...
7/18/12 at 11:56 AM The case for motorcycle helmets 6/19/12 at 11:04 AM
Saved by the belt 10/21/11 at 2:54 PM
Spam is not always the kind you can eat. It is unwanted junk mail. We spend quit a bit of time getting rid of all the spam that hits our mailbox. Some spam even offers prizes, promotional products and...
6/12/12 at 4:28 PM Five Frightening Facts About Food Safety In Our Country 11/11/11 at 6:30 AM
Tracking You on The Internet or Phone 4/15/11 at 5:48 PM
Computer Crashes This Summer?
I read in today's paper that some people may lose Internet connection this summer. It has something to do with International hackers running an online advertising scam to take control of infected comp...
4/21/12 at 3:47 PM The Internet Highway of Danger 6/1/11 at 3:09 PM
Write Letters about Senate File 958 4/15/11 at 5:39 PM
North American Product Safety Agencies Team Up in the Name of Poison Prevention
CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 North American Product Safety Agencies Team Up in the Name of Poison Prevention WASHINGTON, D.C. - As the United States marks the 50th...
3/20/12 at 9:52 AM Black & Decker Agrees to $960,000 Civil Penalty for Failing to Report Defective Grasshog XP Weed Trimmer/Edgers 8/16/11 at 4:06 PM
Fire It Up Safely: CPSC Recommends Safety Check Before Grilling This Summer 5/26/11 at 8:01 AM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 3:57 PM Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa 11/9/11 at 1:10 PM
Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 8:00 AM
A little fear would be nice.
The summer that Leah was about 18 months old, and probably the next summer too, every time I tried to take her swimming I spent about 3/4 of the time trying to coerce her into actually getting into th...
7/26/11 at 2:21 PM Public Service Announcement for FM area 4/27/11 at 1:28 PM
The Flensburg Point System: 60 years of Ensuring Safety in Germany
A situation where no one should be in but it is unavoidable: a driver travels on the Autobahn 10 encircling the capital of Germany, Berlin, going 20 kilometers per hour over the speed limit (the max...
4/4/11 at 6:47 AM
Baby's Nail Clippers
Do you have a problem child? Scratching her widdle baby face with those widdle iddy bitty fingernails? You try to clip them and she just keeps erratically moving her hands, flailing those baby arms ...
11/18/10 at 1:13 PM Starting Out Safe and Sound: A Guide to Newborn Care and Safety 9/30/10 at 8:35 AM
Adhesive Mount Magnet Lock by KidCo - Starter Set 9/14/10 at 10:32 AM
Jamar goes accident free for 1 million hours
For the second straight year, the local construction company Jamar reached 1 million hours worked without a injury that caused lost work time. “One million man-hours without a lost-time injury i...
8/5/09 at 8:55 AM