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Benson: English vs. French

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Edgar Allan Poe first saw in print his poem “The Raven” on Jan. 29, 1845. You might recall from high school literature that the raven visited the poet on a cold December night and would say only one word, “Nevermore,” a word that rhymed with …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Benson: English vs. French

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Edgar Allan Poe first saw in print his poem “The Raven” on Jan. 29, 1845. You might recall from high school literature that the raven visited the poet on a cold December night and would say only one word, “Nevermore,” a word that rhymed with …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bandases win ‘Why I Love Osakis’ essay contest

June 18, 2013 in The Osakis Review

Give them a wave when they roll by in Sunday’s parade Continue Reading

Share your story in the ‘Why I Love Osakis’ essay contest

May 21, 2013 in The Osakis Review

Deadline is June 13 Continue Reading

Artesian student wins Patriot Pen essay contest

December 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Kayla Olson, Artesian, eighth-grader at Sanborn Central School, Forestburg, has won the 2012 Patriot’s Pen Essay competition.
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Patriotic pride earns top spot in VFW’s essay contest

April 3, 2012 in The Osakis Review

There is so much pride in serving in our military and we must thank each and every one, living or passed, for serving in our military! They have heard the blood-curdling cry and seen death on many faces. They have endured critical training, faced heartache and conquered more than just a life. As we see the respected flag with 13 stripes and 50 stars rippling through the breeze, we see the lives of many people in the hands of our military and it expands to one thought: Is there pride in serving in our military? Continue Reading

‘Why I Love Osakis’ essay contest

June 14, 2011 in The Osakis Review

As part of the Osakis Festival line up of events, the Osakis Review is hosting an essay contest asking people to write about “Why I Love Osakis.” Continue Reading

Share your story in the ‘Why I Love Osakis’ essay contest

June 7, 2011 in The Osakis Review

Review hosting essay contest, adding to Osakis Festival fun Continue Reading

Alexandria PeeWee wins hockey essay contest

March 1, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Zac Nelson, son of Eric and Kirsten Nelson of Alexandria, is the grand prize winner of the 2011 Minnesota Hockey “Hockey Education Program” (HEP) essay contest. Continue Reading

Essay winner inspired by Ghana native making a difference

September 11, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Worthington native to be featured on WCCO next week
ST. PAUL Worthington native Lance DeGroot is in the midst of his final year in the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) program at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul and, while it seems he is destined for a career in business, it turns out he’s a pretty good writer as well. Continue Reading