UND hockey blog
One step forward, one step back for UND on the injury front.
Nick Schmaltz returned to the ice Wednesday and skated in practice. His status is still up in the air for the weekend, but the fact that he's out there with the team is a good sign. He did not skate at all with the team last week.
Brendan O'Donnell, however, will not play. O'Donnell took a big hit along the boards in St. Cloud, but ...
November 26, 2014 - 5:54pm
Good People, Good Business
By Dawn Kaiser
The Village Business Institute
I confess I am an avid viewer of The Voice, NBC's vocal competition television program. Now you might ask why do I like the show? No its not just because of Blake Shelton and Adam Levin, although they are not too shabby to look at. Rather, I think we can learn a great deal from The Voice on how to hire great employees and build stellar teams.
November 26, 2014 - 2:58pm
Healthy Thinking Minnesota
My Massachusetts colleague, Ingrid Peschke, examines current gratitude fads. She drills down to the profound, healing impact that true thanksgiving can have on our health and happiness.
She observes, "I've found that gratitude can be most beneficial when it feels as though there's nothing to be grateful for. In those dark moments, I've gotten better at detecting a deceptive view of my circum...
November 26, 2014 - 11:11am
Positively Beautiful: Art & Science of Mind/Body/Beauty Balance
November seems to be lacking identity, just a build-up for the ultimate holiday of the year, Christmas. The days get shorter and we started talking about the dreaded windchill, brrrr. Sure, we have Thanksgiving, but now that seems less sacred as Black Friday shopping mania encroaches further every year. Our kids are not immune to the frenzy. Gift catalogs have been arriving daily. My seven ye...
November 26, 2014 - 9:57am
A ruling, a reaction. Weve seen this before. Violence, fires, businesses destroyed. Besides these obvious consequences, the negative effect of the Ferguson riots is that they will further polarize the country.
Watching the riots on television will elicit very different reactions. I can imagine one group seeing the fires and then thinking of the family of victim, Michael Brown. Theyll think abo...
November 25, 2014 - 9:45am
Many people are entering the largest shopping season of the year financially ill-prepared. For some, the ghosts of Christmases past are still haunting them in the form of unmanageable credit card debt. For others, finding $800, the amount the National Retail Federation estimates that consumers will spend during the holidays this year, is seemingly beyond their reach.
For the many Americans who ...
November 24, 2014 - 12:08pm