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December 3, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Dec. 3, 2008
There's a little something for everyone this week. It's stocking-stuffer time on the prairie and local publishers are stepping up to the presses with a slew of fun books for teenagers of all ages. Remember the movie "Slap Shot," starring Paul Newman?
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Minnesota Farm Bureau tackles food vs. fuel issue
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- Minnesota farmers and ranchers face challenges but also opportunities, says the head of the state's largest farm organization....
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Events calendar: Nov. 22 - Dec. 13
November 22 Turkey Bingo The Farmington/Hampton Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Turkey Bingo party from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 22 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 220th Street and Denmark Avenue. There will be a sloppy joe supper at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to the Farmington...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
Dave Wood's Book Report, Nov. 19, 2008
Here's a trio of new autobiographies that cover lots of time and lots of ground. There aren't many literary figures who have had more stories written about them than the 18th century poet and lexicographer, Dr. Samuel Johnson, himself an accomplished biographer.
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Nov. 12, 2008
Powerful military nation decides its time to teach a lesson to small Moslem nation, certain that its people will welcome the enlightened country's victory over outmoded religious country whose time had come and gone centuries before. Strangely, the little Moslem nation didn't take...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Events: Nov. 6 - 25
November 6 Stroke screening There will be a stroke and osteoporosis screening starting at 9 a.m. Nov. 6 at Farmington Lutheran Church, 20600 Akin Road. For more information or to schedule a screening call 1-877-237-1287. November 7 Family storytime The Dakota County Library in...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Nov. 5, 2008
"Red osier dogwood, the Indians called it kinnickinnic, took inside their lungs smoke from the bark mixed with bear root and tobacco leaves.
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Oct. 29, 2008
There's an old saying that goes "The reason most academic debates are so prevalent and so acrimonious is that there is so little at stake." After spending 20 years in the groves of academe I've always subscribed to that saying, but now I'm not so certain. That's because I just...
October 29, 2008 - 9:00am
Events: Oct. 30-Nov. 15
October 30 Diabetes support group The Farmington Diabetes Support group will meet at Allina Medical Clinic in Farmington, 3500 213th St. W. Meetings are run by the group participants. All are welcome to attend. The topic of the Oct. 30 meeting is the effect of neurology on diabetes. For...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Oct. 22, 2008
I guess I'm showing my age. I got all excited when I received for review "Goodbye, Wisconsin," by Glenway Wescott (Borderland Books, $28). Borderland is an imprint of the University of Wisconsin Press, which for years has published a series of books by gay writers, most of whom...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
FHS drama presents 'Holes' this weekend
When the cast of Farmington High School's drama department goes on stage this weekend, they will be doing more than just performing a play. They will also be teaching subtle lessons. Director Beth Breiland is excited for this weekend's performance of "Holes" and what it means. Written...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Oct. 8, 2008
Every once in awhile, you read a book that makes you hopping mad. When I was in college, my grandfather gave me an old book by Upton Sinclair, entitled "The Jungle." "The Jungle" was a diatribe on the evils of capitalism set in the packing houses of Chicago, circa 1900. It told the...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Oct. 1, 2008
There's something comforting about reading novels set in places where you're fairly well acquainted. I loved Thomas Gifford's "The Windchill Factor" years ago. That was the espionage novel that begins in Taylors Falls, Minn., when the little white frame library blows up. When...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Events: Sept. 26-Nov. 13
September 26 Class of '58 gathering The Farmington High School class of 1958 will hold an informal get-together at 6 p.m. at the Farmington American Legion. September 27 Trinity harvest party Trinity Care Center will hold its second annual harvest party from 2:30 to 7 p.m. at...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Sept. 24, 2008
One of the first novels ever written in English, in 1740, was a humdinger named "Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded," by a London businessman Samuel Richardson. Richardson was in the stationery business, selling fancy paper to rich women, who needed to send out thank you notes.
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am