Bill Crowder played a bugle Thursday as history, military and political leaders gathered in Gov. Mark Dayton's office to urge Minnesotans to commemorate 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War by ringing bells on April 9.
"Bells have long been ringing in our country for many reasons," state Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, said. "They commemorate births, deaths, sadness, alarm and warni...
March 27, 2015 - 8:21am
She didn't want to be weighed in front of her entire gym class, so 13-year-old Ireland Hobart Hoch said no. But instead of respect for her decision, what she got was a visit to the principal's office.
Her response to all the tsk-tsking, as reported in the Des Moines (Iowa) Register: "I really wasn't comfortable with anybody but my mom and doctor knowing my weight. For another person to know - ...
December 10, 2014 - 9:50am
Have you every wondered why black beans have become so popular in the United States in recent years? They've long been a staple in our south-of-the-border neighbor, Mexico, where they're called frijoles negros.
Now, Americans have discovered that black beans not only are uniquely delicious but nutritious as well.
Few foods have as solid a nutritional profile as black beans. They are loaded wi...
February 08, 2013 - 2:31pm