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Newsflyer 21 May, 2013
Tornado destroys large bridge in Oklahoma, Bridge lost to flooding in Indiana, Future of Kentucky Bridge in question The month of May was supposed to bring ...
5/21/13 at 5:07 AM 5th Annual Historic Bridge Weekend Coming to Iowa 4/2/13 at 3:59 PM
Mystery Bridge Nr. 17: A Bridge with no name; no home 12/4/12 at 6:37 AM
Legislative notebook: Red plus blue equals purple
By Don Davis Two Minnesota senators want to form a purple caucus to bring lawmakers from both parties together. Sens. Roger Reinert, DFL-Duluth, and Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said there is little t...
3/4/13 at 8:10 PM Shutdown notebook: Boy has suggestion, get the budget done 7/1/11 at 12:58 AM
Early-season camping brings quiet 4/17/10 at 10:58 AM
Forum Communications Co. newspapers score big in annual Minnesota Newspaper Association contest
FARGO, N.D. -Forum Communications Co.newspapers received more than 140 awards, ranging in categories from "Best Local Breaking News Story" to "Best Website" during the 2011-2012 Better Newspaper Conte...
2/4/13 at 12:06 PM Park Rapids (Minn.) Enterprise receives 2012 Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign Award 4/18/12 at 10:54 AM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM Beijing: Emperors and Communists 7/7/12 at 10:18 AM
Beijing: On a Day of Worship 6/30/12 at 8:57 AM
Anger of Muslims
The narrative surrounding the protests and violence in the Middle East is that it is occurring because a film called Innocence of Muslims depicts Mohammed. It's against Islamic law to create images of...
9/18/12 at 7:59 AM Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota 11/4/11 at 3:26 PM
Beijing: On a Day of Worship 7/11/11 at 8:49 AM
The Sioux Falls Falls!
Last fall my family and I took a little jaunt over to Falls Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Sioux Falls - on the Big Sioux River - are a many-layered falls, with something to be found for ever...
5/16/12 at 6:45 PM
Down go the Mustangs
It had been a long time since I'd seen a Newell-Fonda sporting event. In fact, I'm not sure I've seen my alma mater since I graduated in 2003. I seem to think I saw them once the year after I gradua...
2/23/12 at 3:10 PM
It's a good B.A.D. sandwich
It hardly seemed like Fall on the day my favorite exploring partner and I strolled the streets of the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago just two weeks ago. From our hotel on West Surf Street, a le...
10/23/11 at 10:32 AM Pecan-Topped Gingersnap Cookies 12/11/10 at 7:00 AM
1940: Band Shell Plan Takes New Form
In the news in 1940: Teachers arrive in town for an MEA meeting, the band shell was being designed for Chautauqua Park, a truck driver perished in a tragic accident, and the Brewster Creamery was ...
4/24/11 at 12:00 AM 1940: Ready for a New Picnic Shelter 4/9/11 at 12:00 AM
1986: First Babies Get Car Seats 1/25/11 at 6:00 PM