Education

FTV: Halloween Carnival

Raisanen, I have run two carnivals so now it is your turn.”  So said my Junior High Student Council co-advisor and field trip taking buddy Bruce Johanson back in October of 1980.  I am not totally sure what makes Finlanders sign up for the long haul on every project that they get involved with, but […]

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From the Vaults: A Tough Business

Now the title of this FTV is pretty generic.  It could apply to just about any endeavour, but with my background as a Geography/Earth Science teacher, it won’t surprise you that I am talking about science.  Perhaps it is just a force of habit, but one of the first books I read after retirement set […]

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FTV: Rabble Rousers

 In September of 2018, RadioWorld magazine featured an article by John Schneider as part of a series they call Roots of Radio.  The full title of Schneider’s article was The Rabble-Rousers of Early Radio Broadcasting,  subtitled Take a look at some of radio’s less-remembered provocateurs. Schneider’s article focused on the formative years of radio (1920s […]

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FTV: Fall approaches!

Scroll down beyond the posts to find the puzzle section courtesy of State Point Media! Station Contact Information: 701 Parker Ave.   Ontonagon, MI  49953 ken@oasd.k12.mi.us woas@oasd.k12.mi.us  Phone: 906 813 0614 Ext 113 Welcome to YOUR SOUND CHOICE!  The fall 2018 broadcast schedule is almost upon us – new things await, some old problems left […]

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FTV: Common Sense

    Foghorn Leghorn, the animated rooster, was given some of the pithiest lines in cartoondom.  Things like, “The boy’s got a mouth like a cannon, always shootin’ it off” regularly flowed from his beak.  His take on common sense was equally blunt: “The boy is about as sharp as a bowling ball” and “That boy is […]

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FTV: Gavin and Fred Part 3

      Parts 1 and 2 of this series covered how former Marquette educator Fred Rydholm came up with his theories as to the likely identity of the ancient copper miners and why I have been a disciple of this train of thought (a ‘Rydholmite’ if you will humor me here) since the early 1980s.  Even […]

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FRV: Gavin and Fred Part 2

      A quick recap is in order.  We began this series by introducing readers to two gentleman who managed to upset those who choose to believe that the history of North America began with the voyage of Christopher Columbus.  Retired Royale Navy navigator Gavin Menzies and former Marquette junior high science teacher Fred Rydholm have […]

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