Mother’s Day and Father’s Day

M. Simpson and M. Bissegger

May 31, 2016

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Mother’s Day is a holiday respecting moms and is celebrated by many all-around the world. Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official holiday in 1914. Anna Jarvis never had children of her own, but...

Why backwards?

K. Druyvestein

May 31, 2016

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Track and field events, auto races, horse races and even running bases at baseball games are run counterclockwise, but why? Runners World online explains that auto races are counterclockwise because the driver is always on the left si...

Stomach Cancer

K. Evertz

May 31, 2016

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“Sixty-nine people are diagnosed with stomach cancer daily,” reports to American Cancer Society. The month of November is Stomach Cancer (also known as gastric cancer) Awareness Month. On average 25,185 people are diagnosed...

How Many Hours Should A Teenager Sleep?

J. Marengo

May 31, 2016

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Like most teenagers, you probably don’t get enough sleep. Studies show that teenagers need between 9 to 9 ½ hours of sleep, even though the typical teen gets 7 to 7 ½ hours of sleep or less. “Sleep patterns shift toward...

Alzheimer’s

K. Spencer

May 31, 2016

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The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America online (AFA) reports that Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain’s nerve cells. AFA also states that “some of the most common warning signs...

Creature Feature

May 11, 2016

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Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches: With a life span of 2-5 years and a length of a whopping three inches, a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach could be the coolest pet in Polson. They are dark maroon or black with no wings. The cockroaches ...

Valentine’s Day

M.Simpson & M.Bissegger

May 11, 2016

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According to World Book, Valentine’s Day began around 270 A.D. in the 5th century. This holiday was named after a man named Saint Valentine who lived in Rome. Apparently, there were three different men named Saint Valentine,...

Comfy and Stylish Outfits

E. Anderson

May 11, 2016

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If you want to be comfy and stylish, here are some ideas for outfits that are under $35. These outfits can be bought online on Amazon, Google Shopping, and Walmart for these low prices. The first includes a black beanie, which...

Signs of the Zodiac

By R. Dupuis

May 11, 2016

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The signs of the zodiac are symbols which apply certain characteristics to people born under these symbols, like Libra is balanced or Cancer likes food. To determine what symbol a person is, you have to look at which constellat...

Rottweilers

K. Druyvestein

May 11, 2016

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Rottweilers are a dog you can’t live without. The dog first originated from Rottweil, Germany by a man who needed a dog to pull carts and herd his cattle. The dog later became a trusty guard dog to protect its master. Today...

Groundhog’s Day

K. Evertz

May 11, 2016

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Groundhog’s Day was established February 2, 1887. It started in the Christian tradition, but they called it Candlemas Day. Instead of using an animal to see a shadow, they used candles. The candles represented how long and cold...

WHAT CAME FIRST? THE CHICKEN OR THE EGG?

K.Druyvestein

May 11, 2016

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What came first: the chicken or the egg? This is a question that has baffled scientists for years, going back to the early Greeks and continues into the 21st century.  So what came first?   First, you have to ask what a chi...

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