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Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Medora North Dakota hosts 29th Annual
Plans for the 29th annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering to be held Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, at the Medora Community Center are still being finalized. Bill Lowman, is the founder and director of the two day event. Individuals wanting more inf
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South Dakota coaching legend dies - AberdeenNews.com
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South Dakota coaching legend diesAberdeenNews.com
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Preparing For Winter
Winter is not that far off - get ready
Do you remember how bad last winter was? This winter is meant to be worse than that which is why we need to prepare for this one to limit any problems that people will have. By taking simple steps you can turn a problematic winter into a hassle free
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Celebrate Mom the South Dakota Way
South Dakota Magazine
This Mother’s Day, skip the flowers and breakfast buffets. Instead, take your mom exploring South Dakota. Mother’s Day Express Jump aboard the historic 1880 Train from Hill City to Keystone (May 8). They’ll provide the champagne, cupcakes and even
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Kwame Dawes - Award winning Poet to Nebraska
Distinguished professor to UNL's English Department
Kwame Dawes, renowned poet and author has accepted a position at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, according to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln website. Dawes, author of numerous works of fiction and pros
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Reward offered in golden eagle killing - Bismarck Tribune
Bismarck Tribune
Reward offered in golden eagle killingBismarck TribuneInformation can be reported to the South Dakota Game, Fish and Park's Turn In Poachers (TIPs) Hotline at 1-888 OVERBAG. Callers with information may remain anonymous.
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Civil war reenactments - still fighting the Civil War
Midwestweekends.com - Travel the Upper Midwest
After 150 years, the Civil War still inflames imaginations. What was life really like then, at home and on the battlefield?You can find out at the annual encampments hosted by historic sites, where reenactors offer artillery drills, medical dem
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Iowa census: growth almost entirely in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids areas
Iowa City Blog
DES MOINES — The Des Moines and Cedar Rapids metro areas have taken an ever larger share of Iowa’s population over the past 10 years, new Census figures show.
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Introducing the 2012 North Dakota Horizons Calendar
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By Nicolette Borlaug, Staff Assistant, North Dakota Horizons We know what you are thinking; it’s far too early to be thinking about 2012 already! While it is still early in the year, we have already been busy putting
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Accentuating the positives of teaching and living in the country
Nebraska Rural Living
You just can't beat country living. I was born and raised in the country. I love to go fishing, take long walks alongside a field, inhale the scent of newly plowed soil, or the sweet smell of freshly cut hay. I can train my Labs for next pheasant sea
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North Dakota Winter Stories
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By Kylie Blanchard, Staff Writer Although modern conveniences have made winter easier in North Dakota, sometimes all it takes is a bit of snow and a lot of wind to remind us who is really in charge this time of year.  And it is often th
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6 Legendary ways to think spring in North Dakota
ND Tourism - News
North Dakota's legendary activities in March are geared around getting back outside, or getting ready to get back outside. Spring is just around the corner, and our various sport and bike shows, plus a wide array of athletic events, means winter is f
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What's Going On in Rural Nebraska - March
Nebraska Rural Living
White Pelican Homecoming Celebration has full calendar of activities - Residents of Harlan County, Nebraska, know spring is just around the corner when the American White Pelicans return from their winter feeding grounds along the U.S. Gulf Coast to
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Commuting takes its toll in dollars, gasoline, lost time and souls
Nebraska Rural Living
For millions of Americans, commuting is "a twice-a-day slog" of "stop-creep-slow-creep-stop." Worse, says Nebraska Rural Living Editor Phil Soreide, it's costing us plenty: the cost to the country in fuel wasted in traffic jams topped 3.9 billion gal
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Telecommuting combines the best of both worlds for many rural workers
Nebraska Rural Living
Eileen and Rod Golus moved to Phelps County in June after researching areas with Internet connectivity options. Their new home is halfway between Rod's parents in Loup City and Eileen's parents in McCook, so their two young boys get to see a lot more
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News : Laura Ingalls Wilder Reader's Guide Available
South Dakota State Historical Society Press
Download a reader's guide for the double-award-winning Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer's Life.Read article at South Dakota State Historical Society Press
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Enjoy fall festivities in North Dakota
ND Tourism - News
For more information, contact: Sara Otte Coleman, Director, Tourism Division North Dakota Department of Commerce 701-328-2525 E
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Storms wreak havoc on streets, crops
Minot Daily News
The conclusion to the long Labor Day weekend was an exciting one for many Minot residents and others across the state as early morning thunderstorms dumped rain and hail to various degrees and wind gusts exceeded 70 miles per hour.
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Radishes
To a six-year-old with a normal short attention span, radishes supplied the proper attitude toward growing
RADISHES Radishes were the best. Not to eat, but to plant, raise and harvest. To a six-year-old with a normal short attention span, radishes supplied the proper attitude toward growing: they were quick and reliable. Its spring, and the bright, cl
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In Defense of Weeds
Like so many things in the natural world, weeds have positive as well as negative attributes.
They are the unwanted, the uninvited. They are seen as uncivilized and common. The farmer, the gardener, and all who toil in their yards and groom their lawns, see weeds as the enemy. They are parasites; they are a plague. Not only do they steal
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Badlands Artist
South Dakota Magazine
By John Andrews In our January/February issue we featured the photography of Carl Johnson, who captured images of the Badlands in winter. Johnson is a professional photographer in Anchorage, Alaska, but he’s a Rapid City native who has been explor
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This month's restoration project
On the night of July 31, 2008, a severe wind storm removed the top part of the steeple. The Turton community is in the midst of a fund raising effort to secure the $22,000 needed t
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Top 10 Most Literate U.S. Cities
Livescience.com
Bookworms and others in cities in the Midwest and West have beaten out Yankee types to reach the very top of a researcher’s list of the most literate American cities.
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What's Going On in Rural Nebraska - December
by Nebraska Rural Living on 2 Dec 2008
Small town parades and holiday festivities light up the night in December. There is nothing like a Christmas parade in a small town. It's crisp in the gathering dark, but smiles and laughter are everywhere as the crowd assembles along Main Street. Th
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Happy New Year
Newsletter Jan 1, 2009
Seasons Greetings from all of us at mainstreet moments.comAs the year 2008 comes to an end, we express our heartfelt gratitude to all of you for accompan
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Runaway cows Found!
by Agriculture News | KXNet.com North Dakota on 23 Dec 2008
The cows have been found, now we are looking for the owners. Las
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Runaway cows!
by Agriculture News | KXNet.com North Dakota on 24 Dec 2008
It doesn't happen too often, but every once in a while part o
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A recap of the quirky Wisconsin news of 2008
by madison.com rss 2.0 on 27 Dec 2008
MILWAUKEE -- A rattlesnake surprise, attacking turkeys and crime-fighting by YouTube -- Wisconsin had a wealth of quirky news stories in 2008, ranging from the heartwarming to the downright bizarre. Tales of peculiar mix-ups, strange coincidences an
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Dog shot twice is out of hospital
by StarTribune.com rss feed on 24 Dec 2008
Orphan Annie, found wounded near Glenwood, Minn., has recovered enough to go to a foster home. Many hope to adopt her.Read article at StarTribune.com rss feed
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Star Prairie, Wisconsin Flaming Object Streaked Through Sky
by HBCC UFO Research on 27 Dec 2008
Posted: December 8, 2008 Date: December 1, 2008 Time: 11:00 p.m.Location of Sighting: Star Prairie WI. Number of witnesses: 2 Number of objects: 1 Shape of objects: Bright streak of light.Full Description of event/sighting
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1949 UFO Sighting In Grand Island, Nebraska
by HBCC UFO Research on 27 Dec 2008
Posted: November 3, 2008Date: Fall of 1949Time: Evening.Sir: I'm a real old guy (75) but I have a story to tell. In the fall of 1949 while a senior in high school I attended a night football game. I was sitting in the west bleac
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Lincoln, Nebraska 5 Orange Red Glowing Spheres
by HBCC UFO Research on 27 Dec 2008
Posted: December 8, 2008 Date: November 27, 2008 Time: 10:13 p.m. Location of Sighting: Above our home, flying north to south. Number of witnesses: 2 Number of objects: 7 Shape of objects: Round. Full Description of event/sighting: Nove
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Lincoln, Nebraska Orange/Red Glowing Orb
by HBCC UFO Research on 27 Dec 2008
Posted: November 27, 2008Date: November 26, 2008 Time: 8:45 p.m.Location of Sighting: Lincoln, NE. Number of witnesses: 6 Number of objects: 1 Shape of objects: Orange/red glowing orb.Full Description of event/sighting:
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