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July 12, 2015
John Eggers: When was your last miracle?
Singer Jon Bon Jovi said, “Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you’ll see them all around you.” That...
July 12, 2015 - 12:28am
July 5, 2015
John Eggers: My country ’tis of thee
Which anthem do you like the best, “Star-Spangled Banner” or “My Country ’Tis of Thee”? At one time, “America” or “My Country...
July 5, 2015 - 12:17am
June 28, 2015
John Eggers: Need any address labels?
Ben Franklin said, "Either write about something worth reading or do something worth writing." I try to do both but I'm not sure if I did any...
June 28, 2015 - 12:34am
June 21, 2015
John Eggers: We need a Jurassic Dad's Theme Park
The "Jurassic World" movie recently became the world's greatest box office hit during its first week. What could be even greater? How about your...
June 21, 2015 - 12:47am
June 14, 2015
John Eggers: Nine super summer challenges for children
Have you been asking yourself, “What am I going to do this summer?” Yes, you will go to the lake. Yes, you will go to the fair. Yes, you...
June 14, 2015 - 12:58am
June 7, 2015
John Eggers: Are we becoming too lazy?
Are we becoming less competent or is it just my observation? Everyday it seems I encounter a business or an individual that does something incorrectly...
June 7, 2015 - 12:44am
May 31, 2015
John Eggers: What should I write about?
The week after Memorial Day is a hard week for me. I just finished writing about what I thought was a pretty good Memorial Day message and now...
May 31, 2015 - 12:46am
May 24, 2015
John Eggers: What can we learn from obituaries?
Her name was Barbara. She died in 2013 at the age of 80. She was known for her “love of caramels, Revlon lipstick and every shade and flavor...
May 24, 2015 - 12:30am
May 17, 2015
John Eggers: A final exam for the graduates
Well, you made it. Congratulations! When you graduate from high school, that is a big first step. The question is, "Are you ready for the second...
May 17, 2015 - 12:52am
May 10, 2015
John Eggers: A few chuckles for opener weekend
Fish aren’t biting, time to tell a joke. It’s too windy and you can’t go out, time to tell a story. Are your kids bored? A joke will get...
May 10, 2015 - 12:31am
May 3, 2015
John Eggers column: Make your fishing opener memorable
The fishing opener never excited me when I was young. I mainly fished for crappies, sunfish and bullheads and the season never closed. I didn't realize that the fishing opener could be a memorable experience until I moved to Bemidji. Last year, the weather and water were cold....
May 3, 2015 - 12:10am
April 26, 2015
John Eggers: What is right with the world?
The loons have returned along with their lovely lonely calls. The sun is getting warmer and our days are getting longer. Students, along with...
April 26, 2015 - 12:44am
April 19, 2015
John Eggers: The future will arrive this week
Has the future arrived for you? Since I didn't watch "Star Trek," that didn't signal the future for me. I did catch the early morning broadcast...
April 19, 2015 - 12:12am
April 12, 2015
John Eggers: What is baseball to me?
I made a half-hearted attempt at playing baseball when I was in seventh grade. Batting practice was held in the gym because it was still winter...
April 12, 2015 - 12:30am
April 5, 2015
John Eggers: The Ideal School: What do you think?
In making changes in our schools, we too often overlook asking our students, "What do you think?" Asking students what they believe to be an ideal school was on the agenda in an on-campus summer Native American College Preparatory Program held at BSU in 1993. I recently discovered...
April 5, 2015 - 12:18am