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.It is with much regret that we came to the conclusion that we were going to be unable to turn the bleeding around.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill AMSTERDAM - Diederik Samsom, who was elected leader of the Dutch Labour party (Pvd A) recently, has been arrested ten times by police during his tenure as a Greenpeace activist, he revealed in a recent daily newspaper interview.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Just picture it.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.Why did this elderly Akkerwoude man register the surname Van der Galin as his own?If he had settled on Sjoerdsma the choice would have been obvious, Siebe, the son of Sjoerd.
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.Now retired from a Parks Canada position, John has already devoted countless hours to document his familys history and wants to add a chapter to it about his Sibajak journey.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill ESPELO - A record-high Easter Bonfire (although not an exact translation, in the Dutch language, a paasbult), was reduced to a heap of ashes in the Twente town of Espelo recently but not before Dutch notaries completed the documentation for an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records.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.The fire devoured the grain mill, called Windlust (freely translated as Appetite for wind), in minutes.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill For a small country such as the Netherlands to be the worlds leading supplier of seed potatoes is, pardon the pun, no small potatoes.The Dutch grow a high quality product, thanks to good climate conditions, suitable soil, strict and high quality inspection standards, backed cultivation expertise and university-level research as well as a comprehensive industry and export system.All these factors contribute to a success story which has its roots far back in history. Invited by his friend Gerard de Lugt, who had settled in Hamilton, Ontario, Asma went on his first North American tour in December 1959. He was impressed with the numerous organs he had discovered in North America, where he continued his breathtaking pace by giving several concerts a week, sometimes on nearly a daily schedule.Then they tell you, did you try the United States and Canada yet?So you book passage on an ocean liner to find customers abroad, including some Dutch immigrants.