Veterans History Project

Today is Veterans Day. Thank you to all Veterans for your service! The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. The …

Weather calculators

We’re having a really hot summer here in east central Minnesota. But I’ll bet that those of us living here already knew that. It’s been a year of extremes – just a couple months ago, we thought that summer had been canceled. Six months ago each snowfall broke a new record. Mostly, living in Minnesota, …

Legislative Women’s Legislative Timeline Published

The following is a press release about the new Minnesota Women’s Legislative Timeline from the Legislative Reference Library LEGISLATIVE HISTORY TIMELINE IS PUBLISHEDTimeline shows key laws passed for women since suffrage in 1920. On June 15, 2011, the Legislative Reference Library of the State of Minnesota and the Office on the Economic Status of Women …

Searching and privacy

Do you ever get a little spooked when you type a search term in Google, and the results are just a little too similar to your recent searches or interests or are near you geographically? I have! It kind of makes me look over my shoulder to see who is reading my screen. Or maybe …