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Butterflies, blooms and bees

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — The bad news just seems to keep coming for bees and butterflies, from long-term global population declines to massive die-offs in local areas.

While monarch butterflies and honeybees are attracting the most attention — monarch numbers…continue reading on dglobe.com

Butterflies, blooms and bees

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — The bad news just seems to keep coming for bees and butterflies, from long-term global population declines to massive die-offs in local areas.

While monarch butterflies and honeybees are attracting the most attention — monarch numbers…continue reading on dglobe.com

Ojibwe author answers questions about culture

June 5, 2012 in DL-Online

Anton Treuer, Minnesota Ojibwe author and professor of Ojibwe studies at Bemidji State University, answered questions about Native Americans Wednesday afternoon to promote his book, “Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask.” Continue Reading

Wilmont native speaks at Memorial Day event

May 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WILMONT Flags snapped in the breeze, childish laughter rang out and the murmur of voices buzzed across Calvary Cemetery in Wilmont Monday morning as a crowd of people wandered the burial ground visiting gravesites and acknowledging the headstones marked with flags and the words that identified the deceased as a veteran. Continue Reading

Dreams coming true for Peru native Marcy Costello

May 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa It was love that kept Marcy Costello in Lakefield.
But it was her dream that landed her in Iowa.
A native of Peru, Costello came to the States to study through an exchange program. Continue Reading

Sanford, Fla. native organizes peaceful rally for Trayvon Martin in Worthington

April 3, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON At a time when more and more people are angrily weighing in with opinions about what happened in Sanford, Fla. on the night of Feb. 26, Patricia Lawrence is trying to bring some peace to the situation, she said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Worthington is home for Syrian native

March 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As a child, Dr. Firas Farra was aware of the expectations his parents had for him being the oldest of three siblings. Continue Reading

Native Eritrean: ‘I love the USA’

March 12, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Berhane’s life in northeast Africa was surrounded by death
WORTHINGTON The tears flowed freely down Alemitu Berhane’s face Sunday afternoon when asked about her homeland of Eritrea, bordering the Red Sea in northeast Africa. Continue Reading

Physics instructor finds himself far from home

February 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Cameroon native teaching at Minnesota West
WORTHINGTON On both sides of his family, Gilbert Ayuk’s grandfathers were chiefs of their villages in his native Cameroon, located in west-central Africa. Continue Reading

From the Ivory Coast to Worthington

November 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Côte d’Ivoire native shares struggles in pursuit of the American dream
WORTHINGTON Twenty-three years ago, Leon Kouame was working in a factory repairing IBM typewriters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (the Ivory Coast), in West Africa. It was at a time when computers were starting to take over, and Kouame realized if he wanted to make more money, he needed to learn to work on them. Continue Reading