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Home from the Peace Corps with more patience, understanding

July 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Unless you talk their language, you don’t get very close to people. And Miranda Mozinski of Grand Forks learned early on that to succeed as an English teacher for the Peace Corps, she would have to read and speak the language of another country. Continue Reading

Into Africa: Q & A with Two Harbors grad working with Peace Corps

June 16, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Steve Turnbull grew up in the Two Harbors area and graduated from high school in 2004. He earned a degree in international business, with a minor in French, at Concordia College in Moorhead and then joined the Peace Corps.
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R. Sargent Shriver remembered for heritage, hugs

January 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

R. Sargent Shriver, who fulfilled his brother-in-law John F. Kennedy’s campaign promise by starting the Peace Corps, developed the aid organization into an international force. He also was George McGovern’s running mate in the 1972 Democratic Party’s bid for the presidency. Philanthropists and politicians who have worked to help others through charities were among hundreds honoring Shriver at a funeral Mass at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, the Shriver family’s church in Potomac, Md. Continue Reading

OBIT:Sargent Shriver, 95, first Peace Corps head, McGovern’s running mate in ’72

January 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

R. Sargent Shriver, the Kennedy in-law whose career included directing the Peace Corps, fighting the War on Poverty and, less successfully, running for office, died today. He was 95. Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor

December 10, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Don’t expect judge to be punished by peers
To the Editor:
Judge Mark Marshall has taken a leave of absence after being arrested.
Charge 1: second offense drunken driving; Charge 2: driving wrong way on interstate.
For millions of employed Americans, this would bring a permanent leave called “firing.” What would happen to a teacher or a bus driver? For one DUI, a bus driver receives a one-year leave; for the second, it is for a lifetime. Continue Reading

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Lind: From Fargo to Thailand

October 16, 2010 in INFORUM

Woman enjoying adventure of helping in poorer region of nationShe came from the wheat- and beet-growing Red River Valley. Now she’s planting rice. Continue Reading