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Leopold joins Wild, back in Minnesota with happy family

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jordan Leopold had thought about returning home, if the opportunity arose to play for the Minnesota Wild. He never could have imagined his daughter becoming famous simply for her desire to have him back. Leopold joined the Wild for ...

Fantasy Sports: Talent at this position comes up a little short

The position switch is going the other way for Minnesota’s Danny Santana, who turned a surprising 2014 season into a chance to be the Twins’ starting shortstop this year. Santana played mostly in center field last year and batted .319 with 7 homers ...

Author Alan Powers a true Renaissance man

Others, like Westport’s Alan Powers live to write ...
He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1976. According to Powers, he “studied with Archibald McLeish who recommended me to a year-long National Endowment for the Humanities ...

Westporter among 3 college students killed in Minnesota crash

WESTPORT -- A Westport man was among three college students killed in a collision on Highway 3 in Minnesota that left two other college students injured Friday afternoon. Michael Goodgame, 20, was killed when the 1997 Toyota 4Runner in which he was a ...

Westport college student among 3 killed in Minn. crash

Friends, family and former teammates both in Westport and Minnesota on Saturday mourned the death of 20-year-old Michael Goodgame, one of three young men who died Friday when their sport-utility vehicle crashed on an icy Minnesota highway. A Carleton ...

Michael Goodgame, of Westport, killed in car crash in Minnesota

The Westport community is morning the loss of a local man killed in a car crash in Minnesota. Police in Northfield, Minnesota say 20-year-old Michael Goodgame, a junior at Carleton College, died yesterday after an SUV spun out of control on an icy road and ...

Westport College Student Killed In Minnesota Crash

NORTHFIELD, MINN. — A 20-year-old college student from Westport was killed in a car crash just miles from his school's campus in Minnesota on Friday afternoon, according to a press release from the college. Michael Goodgame, a junior at Carleton College ...

Westport Student, 20, Killed in Minnesota Crash

UPDATE (adds service details) A 20-year-old Westport man was among three college students killed Friday after their SUV spun out of control on an icy road near Northfield, Minn. and crashed into an oncoming tractor-trailer, the Minnesota State Patrol said.

College Student From Westport Killed in Minnesota Crash

A 20-year-old college student from Westport and two other students were killed in a crash in Minnesota on Friday. Michael D. Goodgame, of Westport, along with 20-year-old James P. Adams and 21-year-old Paxton M. Harvieux, both of Minnesota, died after ...

Westport, Minnesota Vacation Rentals

Westport, Minnesota offers great vacation house rental and home rental-by-owner deals for the knowledgeable traveler. No matter what budget or level of comfort you seek in your holiday to Westport, MN, there's surely a great local vacation home rental ...

Westport-born composer dedicates piece to Sandy Hook, Newtown

(WTNH) — A world premiere concert will take place Thursday evening at the Jorgenson Center at UConn. It is a work called “A Child’s Requiem” done by one of the most respected choral composers in Ameri…

The Best Burgers In America

Are these the best place to get a burger in all 50 states? Yahoo! Foods has put together a complete list of “The Best Burgers in All 50 States”. A place in Kansas City called The Westport Flea Marke…

In Your Corner: Notice not what it seems

OKLA. CITY – Our In Your Corner hotline’s been ringing off the hook lately with big questions about a letter popping up in mailboxes across Oklahoma City. Marjorie Irvin received one and immediately …

Andrew Crawford in Westport

The boss of the airline that will replace Air New Zealand’s Westport service fronted local business people at a breakfast meeting in Westport this morning. Andrew Crawford heads Picton-based Sounds Ai…

Birdhouse Stroll, a harbinger of spring in Westport, set March 8

March 8. Westport CT. February 2015. Photo: Tony Riggio, Westport News/Contributed Photo aAuBullseye BillaAu by Weston artist Drew Klotz id mong more than 120 fanciful birdhouses that will be auct…

Birdhouse Stroll, a harbinger of spring in Westport, set March 8

windows during the annual Birdhouse Stroll on Sunday, March 8. Westport CT. February 2015. aAuBullseye BillaAu by Weston artist Drew Klotz id mong more than 120 fanciful birdhouses that will be au…

Expert on Turkey to Speak Thursday in Westport on Turkish-Isreali Relations

Soner Cagaptay of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy; 7:30 p.m. at Conservative Synagogue of Westport, Weston and Wilton. We are honored to be hosting world renowned expert, Soner Cagaptay …

Weston Volunteer FD Assists with House Fire in Westport

The Weston Volunteer Fire Department responded mutual aid for the house fire on Weathervane Hill in Westport on Wednesday night. A total of 9 Weston fire personnel assisted at the scene. via Weston…

Truck driver pinned in Westport TT accident

(Westport Fire Dept.) Westport, Conn. (WTNH) – A truck driver had to be rescued from his tractor trailer after crashing on I-95 in Westport this morning.  The accident happend at 5:08 a.m. and closed …

Driver rescued after being pinned in Westport accident

WESTPORT – The driver of a tractor-trailer was extricated from the cab after an accident Tuesday morning. The Westport Fire Department said the accident happened on I-95 North between Exit 18 and 19 …


Atention: do you saw any of these people in WESTPORT MINNESOTA?

Ten Most Wanted

The FBI is offering rewards for information leading to the apprehension of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. Select the images of suspects to display more information.












    Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - First Degree Murder (3 Counts), Arson of an Occupied Structure

    REWARD: The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Robert William Fisher.

    Robert William Fisher is wanted for allegedly killing his wife and two young children and then blowing up the house in which they all lived in Scottsdale, Arizona in April of 2001.

    Fisher is physically fit and is an avid oupoorsman, hunter, and fisherman. He has a noticeable gold crown on his upper left first bicuspid tooth. He may walk with an exaggerated erect posture and his chest pushed out due to a lower back injury. Fisher is known to chew tobacco heavily. He has ties to New Mexico and Florida. Fisher is believed to be in possession of several weapons, including a high-powered rifle.

    Fisher has surgical scars on his lower back.

    • Robert W. Fisher



    Register now and request your ballots for the year in WESTPORT MINNESOTA

    The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote, and acts as a request for your State absentee ballots for the year. It is important to complete a new FPCA annually, every time you move or at least 90 days prior to the election you want to vote in.

    Completing a new FPCA is easy at FVAP.gov:

    • Select your State from the drop-down on the home page
    • Click the box at the bottom of the page to Register to Vote, Request a Ballot or Update My Voter Info
    • The FVAP online tool will walk you through the form, and provide you with a PDF packet to print, sign and send directly to your local election official (LEO); links are also provided here for States that offer online voter registration
    • You can check the status of your registration and/or ballot request by contacting your LEO at any time

    Remember, the only way your LEO knows how to reach you is with the information you provide! Some States allow a longer time between registrations, but if you submit a new FPCA every year, you wont have to worry about your registration or ballot request status and can participate in all the elections* you´re eligible to.

    * While there are no regularly scheduled elections for Federal offices, there may be some elections for office which are vacated by the end of the term. Being registered ensures you will be able to participate in these elections.


    If you experience any issues or have questions, FVAPs call center is available at 1-800-438-VOTE (8683), DSN 425-1584 or at vote@fvap.gov. Toll-free phone numbers from 67 countries are listed at FVAP.gov. Find us on Facebook at /DoDFVAP and follow @FVAP on Twitter.

    PDF version of FVAP Voter Alert #1


Avoiding cyberbullyng in WESTPORT MINNESOTA

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites.

Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

Why Cyberbullying is Different

Kids who are being cyberbullied are often bullied in person as well. Additionally, kids who are cyberbullied have a harder time getting away from the behavior.

  • Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and reach a kid even when he or she is alone. It can happen any time of the day or night.
  • Cyberbullying messages and images can be posted anonymously and distributed quickly to a very wide audience. It can be difficult and sometimes impossible to trace the source.
  • Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages, texts, and pictures is extremely difficult after they have been posted or sent.

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Effects of Cyberbullying

Cell phones and computers themselves are not to blame for cyberbullying. Social media sites can be used for positive activities, like connecting kids with friends and family, helping students with school, and for entertainment. But these tools can also be used to hurt other people. Whether done in person or through technology, the effects of bullying are similar.

Kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to:

  • Use alcohol and drugs
  • Skip school
  • Experience in-person bullying
  • Be unwilling to attend school
  • Receive poor grades
  • Have lower self-esteem
  • Have more health problems

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Frequency of Cyberbullying

The 2010-2011 School Crime Supplement (National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) indicates that 9% of students in grades 6–12 experienced cyberbullying.

The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey finds that 15% of high school students (grades 9-12) were electronically bullied in the past year.

Research on cyberbullying is growing. However, because kids’ technology use changes rapidly, it is difficult to design surveys that accurately capture trends.

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