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Great American Think-Off

January 4, 2018
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
January 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
June 17, 2017
Pamela Lewis of Elmhurst, Queens, N.Y., successfully argued her position that the 2016 election has changed our perception of truth during the 25th annual philosophy debate The Great American Think-Off on Saturday, June 10, claiming the title of "America's Greatest Thinker" for 2017. (Submitted photo)
New Yorker named 'America's Greatest Thinker' in New York Mills: Pamela Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off June 10
June 17, 2017 - 10:00am
May 31, 2017
A traveling Finish sauna much like this one will be featured as part of a Friday, June 9 community celebration in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Great American Think-Off, which is set for Saturday, June 10 in New York Mills. (File photo)
Great American Think-Off 25th Anniversary weekend set: NYM Cultural Center to celebrate with two days of events, June 9-10
May 31, 2017 - 12:52pm
May 9, 2017
Great American Think-Off debate finalists selected: Event set for June 10 at New York Mills' Cultural Center
May 9, 2017 - 10:00am
March 12, 2017
Deadline approaches for Think-Off essays
March 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 30, 2016
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
November 30, 2016 - 10:20am
March 17, 2016
NYM Think-Off deadline nears
March 17, 2016 - 5:00am
January 8, 2016
Local Great American Think-Off debate coming up
January 8, 2016 - 5:40am
June 5, 2015
The winner of each year’s Think-Off debate is determined by audience vote. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Think-Off debate set June 13 in NYM
June 5, 2015 - 5:10am
May 2, 2015
2015 Think-Off finalists chosen
May 2, 2015 - 5:40am
March 19, 2015
Last call for Great American Think-Off essays; deadline for entries is April 1
March 19, 2015 - 5:15am
June 21, 2014
The Great American Think-Off was held June 14 in New York Mills. Among those in attendance were (left to right) Cultural Center board member Don Niles; Think-Off Committee Chairperson Alice Martin; Cultural Center Executive Director Jamie Robertson; and Think-Off competitors Jason Steck, Therese Helker, Paul Terry and Jennifer Nelson. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Morris woman wins annual Great American Think-Off
June 21, 2014 - 1:00pm
May 15, 2014
Four finalists have been chosen for the 2014 Great American Think-Off, which is set to take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 14 in the James W. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, located inside the New York Mills School. They include (left to right) Jason Steck; 2013 Think-Offi winner Paul Terry; and ordained Therese Helker. Not pictured: Jennifer Nelson. Though essays were received from throughout the country; all four of this year’s finalists hail from Minnesota. SUBMITTED PHOTOS
Finalists are chosen for 2014 Think-Off
May 15, 2014 - 8:00am
January 9, 2014
Think-Off question set
January 9, 2014 - 2:00pm