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Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill AMSTERDAM - Many foreigners visiting the Netherlands go home with the impression that the Dutch love their bicycles, perhaps the way Americans are passionate about cars. Are they aware of an ongoing battle by Dutch cities to control the "blight" of abandoned, wrecked and inappropriately parked bicycles, which litter city centres and bicycle parking lots at railway stations everywhere across the country?Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill MADISON/STEENDEREN - The recent World Champion Cheese Contest produced a shock winner in its annual search for the best cheese in the world.He did not, however, and declared before the 1811 clerk Gerrit Jimmes Kloosterman it would be Van der Galin.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill BURUM, the Netherlands - A 225-year-old windmill in the northern Dutch town of Burum, in the province of Friesland, has burned to the ground.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill LANGLEY, BC - Red ink is hastening the demise of Dutch community newspaper The Windmill Herald, news which still reverberates throughout Canada and the United States as readers react with shock and disbelief.
According to the Times Higher Education, the World Reputation Rankings 2012, five Dutch universities won their position among the worlds top education establishments.
They crowned a low-fat Gouda named Vermeer, from dairy conglomerate Friesland Campina, as the 2012 champion, upstaging traditional winners such as Switzerland and France.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill AMSTERDAM Dutch officials like to present The Netherlands abroad as a knowledge-based economy.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill PETERBOROUGH, Ontario He received his masters of aeronautical engineering in Delft but many people will remember Jack van Winssen (1926-May 2012) as Jack the Klompenmaker, in his retirement years entertaining crowds at Ontario regional events, the Canadian Tulip Festival, and beyond in places from New York to Oregon and Washington State.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill BEDFORD HILLS, NY - A Dutch American who escaped the Japanese for Australia as they occupied Java, received further training in Jackson, MS before joining the the 18th Dutch Squadron in Australia to earn several decorations in the battle against the Japanese.