Tuesday, October 19. 2021 - Artist Dawn Kopp is working to make Bismarck known as the mosaic corridor. Ashley stops by to learn about her large-scale mosaic that’s in the works for downtown. ~~~ Some schools are making farm work into classwork. As Harvest Public Media’s Katie Peikes reports, they’ve built chicken coops and sheep pens near their playgrounds in ways that seem to pay off in the classroom. ~~~ Concordia College has received an "A" in the Tucker Report For Women In College Coaching, the only college in the MIAC to get an A, though MIAC itself still gets good marks, too. We visit with Concordia athletic director Rachel Bergeson.
Monday, October 18, 2021 - Ashley dives into an unusual way to interact with cold weather in a visit to a remarkable gathering at the Missouri River. ~~~ Tom Isern shares a Plains Folk essay titled “Deeper Significance in the Neighborhood.” ~~~ The Conversations on Health Care podcast has been an important resource during the pandemic, allowing us to share information from leading experts. Today we hear from Dr. Ofer Levy, a member of the FDA COVID Vaccine Advisory Panel. Among the topics discussed is the review process to authorize vaccines for children.
North Dakota's death toll has risen to 1,652.
Budget writers are crafting bills on spending American Recovery Act Plan dollars.
Hospitalization typically lags a week or two behind community spread.
Today's test positivity rate is 14.72 percent.
LIHEAP demand may go up, as weather cools.
News from NPR
- Dr. Rachel Levine is sworn in as the nation's first transgender four-star officer
- House panel on Jan. 6 votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt for defying subpoena
- The great vaccine ... bake off ... has begun
- Customs and Border Protection nominee pledges to balance security and humanity
- Netflix employees call for accountability
Today's Dakota Datebook
October is American Archives Month, where archives around the country celebrate the records in their holdings and recognize the archivists who assess, collect, organize, preserve, and provide access to information of lasting value.