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Tigers outscore opponents 30-5, advance in Section 3AA-North
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MELVIN R. ZIMMERMAN
ROBERT L. WESTPHAL
Talking it over: When they grow up
Buddy Poppies help veterans
McNamer's same sex marriage vote
McNamer's vote on same sex marriage is disappointing
Jay McNamer is out of touch
Nora Jane Olson
Zoey Mae Snell
Emily Bedolla Jaramillo
Area Student Accomplishments
Open Houses 5-18-13
Educator helps promote Minnesota soybeans in China
U of M Extension launches websites for forage shortage, late planting issues
Report: Input costs on the rise for crop farmers
Conservation Stewardship Program Applications Due by May 31
Student helps digitize Barnes-Aastad history
American life in poetry
American Life in Poetry: The Cranes, Texas January
Mark Sanders, who lives in Texas, is not only a good poet, but he’s an old friend to the poetry of my home ground, working hard as teacher, editor, and...
Fri, May 03, 2013 - 4:18pm
American Life in Poetry: Cement Backyard
I’ve recently published a children’s book about a man who is so fussy about his yard that he loses his home, so I was immediately taken by this fine poem...
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 - 2:20pm
American Life in Poetry: Sponge Bath
Here's a lovely poem for the caregivers among us, by Terri Kirby Erickson, who lives in North Carolina. Sponge Bath Draped in towels, my grandmother sits in a hard-backed chair,...
Sat, Jan 19, 2013 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: "A Little Shiver"
Another winter is upon us, and Barton Sutter, a poet who lives in Duluth, knows all about cold and snow. Here's a preview to get us thinking about what's in...
Sat, Jan 05, 2013 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: Thanksgiving
Here's a poem for this season by Tim Nolan, of Minnesota.
Sat, Nov 24, 2012 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: Pinhole
Kay Ryan was our nation's Poet Laureate at The Library of Congress for the 2008-2010 terms. Her poetry is celebrated for its compression; she can get a great deal into...
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: From a Bridge
David St. John is a California poet whose meticulous care with every word has always impressed me.
Sat, Sep 15, 2012 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: Telling TIme
I am very fond of poems that don't use more words than they have to. They're easier to carry around in your memory. There are Chinese poems written 1300 years...
Sat, Aug 25, 2012 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: Chiller Pansies
I have irises that have been handed down through my family over the generations, being dug up again and again, moved to another house, another garden. Here's a poem about...
Sat, Aug 04, 2012 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: Snapshot
I'd guess that many of you have looked at old snapshots taken of you by doting relatives and tried to recall what it was like to be that person in...
Sat, Jul 14, 2012 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: Family Stories
An exchange of stories is frequently one of the first steps toward a friendship. Here's the recollection of one of those exchanges, by Dorianne Laux, who lives and teaches in...
Sat, Jun 23, 2012 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: Loving the Hands
Julie Suk is a North Carolinian who, like all good writers, has taught herself to pay attention to what's happening right under her nose.
Sat, Jun 16, 2012 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: Marriage
Though most of us are not formally known as diplomats, many of us learn to be experts at domestic diplomacy, and the sorts of complex negotiations we find ourselves in...
Sat, Jun 09, 2012 - 12:34am
American Life in Poetry: I still can't get it right
The following poem by Kathryn Stripling Byer is the second in a series of related poems called "Southern Fictions." Despite all the protective barriers we put up between us and...
Sat, May 26, 2012 - 5:00am
American Life in Poetry: Taos
The paintings of Georgia O'Keefe taught us a lot about bones in the desert, but there's more to learn, and more to think our way into. Here's a fine poem...
Sat, May 19, 2012 - 5:00am