February 8, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON Parting from one’s comfortable, familiar life and family for the better part of a year isn’t something every teenager is willing to do.
But Flora Csete, Dario Bartelmess and Emilie Nordbo made that bold choice, opting to let their adventurous sides take over while they temporarily left their native countries of Hungary, Germany and Norway, respectively, to experience a taste of the United States. Continue Reading
July 29, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON One year ago, Kayli Kuhl left the life she knew in Worthington for the chance of a lifetime. Continue Reading
May 25, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
MUNICH, Germany The sight of intricately tiled rooftops. The sound of barking seals drifting up from the zoo. The taste of a freshly baked pretzel smothered with homemade preserves. The smell of beer being brewed in gigantic copper kettles. The touch of being hugged by a sister I haven’t seen in more than 30 years.
Those are the sensory memories that still linger a month after returning from 10 days spent in Germany mostly Munich with brief sojourns to Worthington’s sister city of Crailsheim and across the border to Salzburg, Austria. Continue Reading
March 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
German authorities have scrapped plans to cordon off part of the city of Stuttgart and shut its main station after discovering a suspected World War II bomb was actually an old water pipe. Continue Reading
March 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
John Demjanjuk was convicted of being a low-ranking guard at the Sobibor death camp, but his 35-year fight on three continents to clear his name a legal battle that had not yet ended when he died Saturday at age 91 made him one of the best-known faces of Nazi prosecutions. Continue Reading
February 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The National Park Service announced this week that the German chancellor’s voice has been identified among those found on a dozen recorded wax cylinders, each more than 120 years old, that were once stored near Thomas Edison’s cot in his West Orange, N.J., lab. They include music and dignitaries, including the voice of the only person born in the 18th century believed to be available on a recording. Continue Reading
December 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
German business and consumer confidence rose unexpectedly in December, and the Spanish government pulled off a successful debt auction today. Both helped to ease worries about Europe’s debt crisis. Continue Reading
December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
German and French officials lowered expectations today for a deal to save the euro at this week’s European summit, deflating investors’ hopes for a broad resolution to Europe’s debt crisis. Continue Reading
December 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The move announced today follows S&P’s notice on Monday that it may cut the credit rating of 15 eurozone countries, including Germany’s, because the region’s financial crisis is worsening without any imminent fix.
December 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Stocks are closing modestly higher after a reported threat to Germany’s credit rating deflated a morning market rally.