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Letter: Time to rethink time

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mike Bogle, Windom

Mary Henkels’ July 3 letter “Another Take on Creationism” fails to give evidence for evolution, which was my original point.
While a day can mean an indeterminate time period, in Genesis 1 it implies a normal…continue reading on

Baumgarten: I love my cat, the jerk

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

I’m an animal lover. Whenever I get out to the farm I always make a point to go outside and greet my fuzzy friends. It’s just in my nature.
For seven years, I essentially had to live without my very own four-legged friend. My college prohibited …continue reading on

Brock: A visit with four of the many men moving to Dickinson

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

While waiting outside for the oil to get changed in the company car on what was a beautiful summer day last week, I struck up a conversation with four other guys who were also waiting for their vehicles.
They told me their names, but those are less …continue reading on

Benson: 20 years ago, a sobering reality hit our universe

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

In March 1992, three astronomers, Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker and David Levy discovered their ninth comet, hence its name, “Shoemaker-Levy 9.” The team determined that S-L9 was orbiting Jupiter now rather than the sun. Because Jupiter is a heavy…continue reading on

Hull: Bloom where you are planted

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

With every person comes a story and the opportunity for new beginnings. This is definitely one of those times for me, as my life has been turned upside down!
I was born and raised during the ’60s in Phoenix, where it still felt like a small town e…continue reading on

Letter: Writer’s views on Islam require a response

July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mohamed Sharif, Sioux Falls, S.D. 

I am writing in response to a letter from Marvin Kroontje published in the July 10 Daily Globe. As a Muslim American, I truly believe that people are entitled to their opinion. However, bigoted and r…continue reading on

Veeder: Imagining ourselves in warmer times

July 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

When Dad was recovering in the hospital this winter, the wind howling and blowing snow across the glow of the streetlights, we took turns sitting with him in that sterile room, keeping him company throughout the night so we didn’t have to worry abo…continue reading on

Letter: Islam’s true colors are reflected in history

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Marvin Kroontje, Magnolia

The news of mass killings and war crimes by the ISIL offshoot of al Qaida — and lining up Iraq’s captured troops machine-gunned in mass graves — is appalling. But let’s step back in time 1,384 years ago to the …continue reading on

Editorial: Let’s all celebrate International Festival

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Worthington’s Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival has continued to grow over the years, and the community’s recent hosting of the national windsurfing championships — for the third time — show the annual event is well thought o…continue reading on

Other Views: North Dakota making progress on binge drinking

July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakotans should not cheer too loudly about the decline in youth binge drinking, as reported last week by the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The rate fell from 41.5 percent in 2001 to 21.9 percent last year. That’s a significant decline,…continue reading on