The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

  • There's been a lot of discussion in our country recently about alternative energy, and whether or not solar, wind and other high-tech sources of power are really practical.

  • The 20th Annual Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination has been scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, weather permitting.

Monday, November 10th, 2008

  • When we hear the term "Colonial America," locations west of the Mississippi aren't often the first to come to mind. Long before the Liberty Bell became a symbol of the United States, however, a story involving a European power other than Great Britain was already well underway in another part of our country.

  • Situated in the badlands of North Dakota, and beckoning with the same serenity and peace that attracted our twenty-sixth President, Theodore Roosevelt National Park celebrates the 30th anniversary of its National Park designation today. This is a park that has run through a plenitude of official names in its interesting history.

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