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
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.
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
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
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
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