April 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
LONDON Love her or loathe her, one thing’s beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain. Continue Reading
September 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Rev. Janel Kolar is preparing her message, the musicians are rehearsing and the women are baking, all in preparation for the 125th anniversary celebrations of two Congregational churches. Continue Reading
June 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A Chinese crested’s short snout, beady eyes and white whiskers earned it the title of World’s Ugliest Dog at the annual contest in Northern California on Friday. Competing for fame, $1,000 and a year’s worth of dog cookies, Mugly won the honor by beating out 28 other ugly dogs from around the world. Continue Reading
May 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Olympic fans who missed out on tickets for the London Games will get another opportunity this week, including a chance for high-demand seats to the opening ceremony or 100-meter final. Olympic organizers said Tuesday they are putting nearly 1 million tickets on sale, with priority given to those people who were unsuccessful in previous rounds.
March 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Like zombies, human beings can’t get enough of brains. A new London exhibition explores that fascination, displaying everything from mummified Egyptian cerebral matter to slices of Albert Einstein’s brain in the story of our quest to understand what’s inside our skulls. Continue Reading
February 19, 2012 in DL-Online
Growing up on the south coast of England, Jane Sykes Wilson learned to live with a mysterious illness that seemed to arrive when temperatures drop, as if she were allergic to cold. Any drop in temperature, even in warm weather, could bring on or worsen the flu-like symptoms, which included swollen joints, rashes, eye redness and occasional fever with chills. That didn’t deter her from venturing to Grand Forks in summer 2002 to pursue a master’s degree in communications at UND. But it was here that her symptoms became unbearable.