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World traditions celebrated at local college

December 9, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON There will be food samples of traditional delicacies from around the world. Continue Reading

Anderson finds U.S. Open to her liking

August 9, 2011 in DL-Online

The drive home was all night and took about 15 hours. The amateur golfer who spent time atop the leaderboard in U.S. Women’s Open slept most of the way. Continue Reading

Mothers International

May 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Mother’s Day is celebrated around the worldMother’s Day is celebrated on different days around the world, but its basic sentiment is widely shared. Continue Reading

Just how did the bunny rabbit become the secular symbol of Easter?

April 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Once again, just as it happens each Easter, here comes Peter Cottontail.
But even as the animated flick “Hop” jumps up the box-office rankings and tykes all over the nation get ready to scramble for the beloved annual tradition of the Easter egg hunt, we take a moment to ask: What exactly does the Easter Bunny have to do with the resurrection of Christ? Continue Reading

THE SHADOW KNOWS? Punx Phil (ground)hog wild about early spring

February 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Including today’s forecast, Phil has seen his shadow 98 times and hasn’t seen it just 16 times since 1887. There are no records for the remaining years, though the group has never failed to issue a forecast. Continue Reading&