Monthly Archives: November 2022

Lorraine Sylvia (Strang) Olson – InForum

Lorraine was born January 25, 1933 in Dawson, ND to Stewart and Lillian (Hanson) Strang. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Steele. She started grade 1 at age 5 in Dawson City and graduated from Dawson High School in 1950. She attended Concordia College for one …

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Apple Cup 2022: Community Thoughts and Looking Ahead

Football, more than any other sport I have come across, requires community. I think it’s one of those “all is all” sort of things. This is the size of the list. This is the importance of fourth string players in practice. It’s the fans who are screaming. It’s the money. …

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Few Close Shaves in Razor’s Edge Races: Ballots and Limits

Bow down, Independent Colorado Congressional Redistricting Commission. After the state won a seat in the House, the commission created a textbook-perfect seesaw seat—the winning margin in the new 8th congressional district was less than one percentage point. This contest north of Denver was the one we highlighted as a “razor’s …

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City of Queen Creek offices closed on Thanksgiving Day

The Town of Queen Creek offices and recreation annex will close on Thursday, November 24 in honor of Thanksgiving Day. The Leisure Annex will also be closed on Friday, November 25. According to a press release, the closure will not affect public safety or emergency services. If you have a …

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Cold weather tests Philly Marathon runners, while runner is surprised by his marriage proposal

Cold weather tests Philadelphia Marathon runners and 1 runner is surprised by his marriage proposal The cold didn’t stop thousands of runners from hitting the pavement for the Philadelphia Marathon, and one runner had a special surprise waiting for him at the finish line. FAIRMONT – The cold didn’t stop …

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Berkshire town is one of the top 15 nationally for best fall foliage

As all of us Berkshire County residents are well aware, our beautiful region is a regular playground for leaf peepers during that wonderful time of year when fall begins and the foliage begins to turn. However, one town in Berkshire County, in particular, was singled out as one of the …

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Maxine I. Sammons – Alexandria Echo Press

Maxine Irene Sammons, 69, of Brandon, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 13, 2022, at Knute Nelson Care Center in Alexandria. A Christian Burial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Brandon with Fr. Peter VanderWeyst …

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Veteran local government administrator to mentor ASU students as a Harrell-Hutchinson Visiting Urban Management Professional

November 17, 2022 Arizona State University students planning a career in city, town or county management can spend a year learning how it’s done from a veteran local government executive starting in January. Robert J. O’Neill Jr., former executive director of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), will share his …

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6 Takeaways From Former Vice President Mike Pence’s CNN Town Hall

CNN — Former Vice President Mike Pence in a CNN town hall Wednesday declined to pledge support Former President Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign and left the door open to seeking the Republican nomination himself. Speaking a day after the publication of his memoir, ‘So help me God,’ Pence was mostly …

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Here’s how Waymo is using hyper-local weather data to improve the capabilities of its self-driving vehicles – FutureCar.com

Author: Eric Walz Rain, fog, and condensation can affect the performance of an autonomous vehicle’s sensor suite. Traveling in bad weather can be difficult for some drivers. Driving in the rain, for example, can reduce visibility, fog up vehicle windows, or cause unwanted reflections on wet road surfaces. But for …

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The U.S. government needs to take a silicon-to-systems approach

The bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 ushers in a new era of leadership for U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and related industries. However, rebuilding America’s advanced electronics industry will take a sustained, long-term effort, and it’s not just about chips. Chips do not float in the air; they must be …

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Mohave Community College hires Cervantes as women’s soccer coach | Kingman Miner Daily

BULLHEAD CITY — Mohave Community College has hired a head coach for Northwest Arizona’s first-ever women’s varsity football team. Cynthia Cervantes most recently served as the head coach of the women’s team at Western Texas College and is currently an assistant coach for the US West Region Olympic Development Program, …

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Gorgeous weekend weather across Arizona

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Temperatures are starting to get chilly across Arizona, with valley neighborhoods in the 40s and high country teens and 20s. Despite this cool start, expect a sunny and beautiful day across the state. For most spots, today will be the hottest day of the week. In …

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AZ Big Media Ducey, Feds Battle Over Border Shipping Containers

Rafael Martinez Orozco, assistant professor of Southwest Borderlands at Arizona State University, said politics and security involving the US-Mexico border are too complex to respond to simplistic solutions. “I think it’s part of a band-aid solution that only thinks about the border wall as a regiment – as such – …

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Arizona faces ‘triple epidemic’ of respiratory illnesses as weather turns cold

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) — It’s been a very bad year, at least so far, for respiratory disease. It’s still very early, but the fall season for respiratory illnesses is already in full swing. Let’s take a look at the numbers so far for what might be called a …

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Latin startup cultivates community and uplifts creatives | Currents function

Click to enlarge (Angie Roberts/Submitted) The Tucson Creative Comadres at their Cafecito and Chill event at Cartel Roasting Co. on September 18. The group of Latino creatives and entrepreneurs meet monthly to network, collaborate and cultivate community. As the founder of the local A networking group for …

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Washington schools in town this weekend

History links ASU__WSU__UW_Rosters.pdf Volleyball ranked wins TEMPE, Ariz. — Sun Devil Volleyball hosts two ranked teams this weekend at Desert Financial Arena in Washington State No. 25 and Washington No. 20 on Friday and Sunday, respectively. Fan Information …

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International music superstars CeCe Peniston and Crystal Waters are heading to Cape Town this month

Dance Music Divas, Cece Peniston and Crystal clear waters come to Cape Town and bring the 90s with them. The US-based duo are heading to Africa for a tour that includes Cape Town on Saturday November 26 at the Grand Arena at GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World. They will then …

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Senior UK government official resigns amid bullying allegations

LONDON (AP) — A senior official in Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s government announced his resignation Tuesday night after mounting allegations that he intimidated his colleagues. Gavin Williamson announced his resignation as Minister of State without Portfolio in a letter posted on Twitter, four days after The Times of London published …

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Top 10 hot destinations to visit in December – Kiwi.com

These are the 10 most popular destinations in Europe, North America and the world for winter sun holidays, travel, city breaks and more in December Fancy a bit of winter sun? Kiwi.com is here to help. We have recommendations for cheap trips to warm destinations in December and throughout the …

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How to “follow the money” in a political campaign | News & Community

This story was originally posted by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Register for ProPublica User’s Guide to Democracya series of personalized emails that help you understand the upcoming election, from who’s on your ballot to how to vote. There’s a phrase that often comes up when investigative …

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Talking about town | Shepparton News

Keith had a story to tell me and he had, very kindly, taken detailed notes. It is likely that his experience with me in the past has taught him that I am not the best note-taker in the world. I tend to get too involved in conversation and forget to …

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Bison notebook: The weather plays a role for the first time this Bison season – InForum

MACOMB, Ill. — Weather was a factor for the first time this season in a North Dakota State game. Sustained winds of 25 miles per hour with gusts of more than 30 affected the Bison and Western Illinois passing, punting and kicking games in the 56- 17 of the NDSU …

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Berkshire Community College has added 10 new staff and promoted another | Company

Sarah Burdick PHOTO PROVIDED BY BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Dana Buxton PHOTO PROVIDED BY BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PITTSFIELD – Berkshire Community College has added 10 new staff and promoted one existing employee. Sarah Burdick has been named the Academic/Success/Career Coach for BCC’s Success Program. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in …

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High Court to hear water dispute between Navajo and government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said it will hear a dispute over water involving the U.S. government and the Navajo Nation. The high court said Friday it would review a lower court ruling in favor of the Navajo Nation, which spans parts of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. The …

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U.S. alcohol-related death rate is on the rise, government reports show

Deaths directly attributable to alcohol grew nearly 30% in the United States in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Two new reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shown which states have the highest numbers and which groups are affected. The agency has previously said such …

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Utah football uses weather to launch game nine uniform

Utah Utes wide receiver Jaylen Dixon (25) heads the ball into the end zone, but the game is called up for a penalty, during the game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, November 23, 2019 (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News) (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News) SALT …

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The Future of Government Jobs: No two fields will be the same

This article is the third in a three-part series on the future of the state and local government workforce. You can find the second article in the series here. Can anyone predict with certainty the exact nature of the public sector workforce in the years to come? No. This would …

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The Tucson Roadrunners are building a strong hockey community in a basketball city

The Roadrunners will never compare to the popularity of University of Arizona basketball in Tucson, but the organization engages the city’s hockey community in its own way. (Picture by Rudy Aguado/Cronkite News) TUCSON – The sound of skates clicking on the ice. The crash of bodies hitting planks around a …

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