DL News Staff
A voice screams over the intercom. Entire school lock down. Doors swing shut, lights turn off, and students race across the room as far from the door as possible. Sounds drastic, yet it is a new school drill that has taken shape in schools across America. Columbine wasn't the first school shooting, but was by far the most extensive and is still the most well known. Columbine started a trend full of teen angst. Adolescents that feel as if they are outsiders decided to get even, and schools have been ridden with terror since.
Everyone has done something that they regret. Whether it be a bad decision, a wrong turn or harsh words, most people can find something in his or her past that they would redo. The fact of the matter is that often times our lives are filled with these regrets and there is no way of avoiding it. When I think about my own life, I can make a list as long as my arm of things I regret doing or saying. In fact, I will be the first to say I have definitely made some bad decisions in my 17 and a half years on this earth.
Barbara Coloroso, an internationally known speaker and author on parenting, teaching, school discipline and nonviolent conflict resolution, will be in Fargo to speak April 18. The program for parents will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Fargo Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S. It is free of charge and open to the public. A workshop for professionals will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., also at the Fargo Holiday Inn. Cost is $50 per person. Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. The deadline to register is April 11. Send registration forms and fees to Cass County Extension, P.O.
V for Vendetta (R) H1/2 (out of 5 stars) Starring Natalie Portman as Evey Hugo Weaving as V Stephen Rea as Finch Stephen Fry as Deitrich John Hurt as Adam Sutler Studio: Warner Bros. Directed by: James McTeigue By KEVIN CARR I have to admit that I was pretty excited to see "V for Vendetta." The trailers made it look awesome. I mean really, really awesome. But there were some things that worried me. First, it was an early spring release instead of a summer or winter release. Supposedly this was to distance itself from recent terrorist attacks, but I think there was more to it.
Those who lived through the Great Depression and World War II learned to do without. financial adversity, war rationing and material shortages were part of every day life. But the Americans who overcame those hardships have become known as "The Greatest Generation." Saving their stories and preserving their treasured keepsakes is part of an effort of the Minnesota Historical Society being brought to Detroit Lakes by the Becker County Historical Society on March 28. Minnesota State Community and Technical College.
With a flurry of recent accolades, three Central Market cake decorators have been recognized as creating more than just confections -- they are making works of art. Filling their department with various displays of colorful cakes, ranging from Dora the Explorer birthday cakes to a recent award-winning wedding cake, the Central Market bakery staff has discovered it has a talent for crafting unique cakes of all shapes and sizes. Self-taught in the many techniques associated with cake-decorating, Central Market bakery manager Vonnie Hansen credits a mentor, a former County Market bakery manag
Nathan Fetting of SJE Rhombus will be participating as a speaker at the 2006 Employee Ownership Conference, NCEO/Beyster Institute's Joint Annual Conference taking place April 26-28 in the Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel in St. Paul. Fetting, an expert on ESOPs, will be a panelist in the session "Corporate Governance in an ESOP Company" on Friday, April 28, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. This is one of over 50 sessions offered at this three-day conference, with over 700 attendees.
Rural Minnesota CEP has funds available for the Dislocated Worker Program to help people who have lost their jobs gain new employment. Dislocated workers are individuals who have lost employment, through no fault of their own, due to downsizing or business closings. The goal of this program is to help dislocated workers to become re-employed into positions comparable to those that were lost. There is no cost to individuals or companies receiving these services.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College president Ann Valentine announced the appointment of David Overby as the college chief information officer.