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Traer Bridge to be replaced by loggers.
102-year old truss bridge scheduled for replacement; lumberjacks provide county with head start. Over 80 historic bridges will be the focus of the upcoming Historic Bridge Weekend in Iowa during th...
5/13/13 at 4:09 AM Maple Rapids Road Bridge lost to Mother Nature 4/11/13 at 11:37 AM
Mystery Bridge 20: The bridge that used to house a bike shop 2/20/13 at 6:45 AM
A Short Post About a Serendipitous Tradition
Okay, you might not believe me when I say this, but truly, we TRY to find each and every plastic Easter Egg each year at our outdoor Easter Egg huntsbut somehow, every year, one or two get lost and ...
4/2/13 at 7:53 AM Tiny Doors of Mystery 12/4/12 at 7:50 AM
Girl Scouts: Centennial Day of Service 10/13/12 at 5:34 PM
After a few days away from my desk to belatedly celebrate that aforementioned milestone birthday, I find my thoughts as scattered as the piles of paper currently cluttering its top. So, todays blog is...
2/27/13 at 2:43 PM Super-Duper Snacking 1/23/13 at 8:41 PM
Dear Mason and Millie: Baking tradition continues 12/17/12 at 4:54 PM
Ask the Dietitian: What is the best pre-workout meal?
Q: What is the best pre-workout meal? A: The answer is different from person-to-person and depends on what the workout entails. That being said, here are some general guidelines: What to include in ...
1/29/13 at 10:43 AM Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You'll Actually Keep 12/27/12 at 10:06 AM
Roast Those Pumpkin Seeds! 10/24/12 at 1:38 PM
Beware the Dread Gazebo, Slayer of Multitudes
I bought a teapot shaped like one of the most terrible, frightening monsters in the entire Dungeons & Dragons monster list. Yes, it is a frightening object, far more terrifying than the most evil,...
11/4/12 at 9:26 PM Picking Up the Diversity Gauntlet 6/6/12 at 11:00 AM
Dungeons, Dragons and Charlie Sheen 3/3/11 at 3:50 PM
Education should be encouraged, not denied
8:10 on a Wednesday morning in a lecture hall, waiting for the first class of the day to start. It is one of the introductory classes which provides students studying English with an insight to lite...
10/25/12 at 8:36 AM Round Lake, Minnesota: An example of where the job growth should be 10/12/12 at 6:41 AM
Flensburg Point System Reform: A necessity for travel in Germany? 4/26/12 at 3:55 AM
A great time for a worthy cause
It's not everyday you get to help someone. There aren't too many opportunities to do something good for someone you've never met. But I had that chance last week. I received a call a while ago aski...
9/26/12 at 7:00 AM Proud to be a Knight 3/13/12 at 4:38 PM
New Plateaus Geography Spotlight # 3 - São Tomé and Príncipe
*This article was co-written with the help of the talented and intelligent, Thomas Brandt. If you're ever interested in contributing ideas or material to New Plateaus, please express it. :) Gosh, wit...
7/29/12 at 10:06 AM A Generation Back From the Dead 7/23/12 at 11:07 AM
Summer salad easy to tote to Independence Day picnics.
If you've been to a Twins baseball game at Target Field on a Sunday afternoon, you may have satisfied your hunger pangs with a refreshing healthful salad from the Roots for the Home Team Garden Goodie...
7/2/12 at 10:34 AM Flatbread: All-Purpose, All Delicious 3/18/12 at 3:13 PM
Breakfast Cookies get a vegan makeover 11/13/11 at 2:13 PM
State track is proof I do have a soul
People with red hair and freckles arent the only ones who question their souls. As a journalist, it is incredibly easy to question whether or not theres anything in our heartless cave filled with gos...
6/12/12 at 10:14 PM A new face at the Worthington YMCA 11/1/10 at 1:02 AM
The Hatfield-McCoy feud: What made them do it?
I was glued to the History Channel last night, watching the first two hours in the "Hatfields and McCoys" original miniseries. It's a grim story, based on two actual clans in 1800s Appalachia who col...
5/29/12 at 4:23 PM Words and medicine: the doctor as storyteller 7/15/09 at 5:11 AM
Review: 'Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone'
Hunter S. Thompson broke all the rules of journalism. In fact, many colleges that teach journalism warn students that they should never try to emulate Thompson's style, which is good for both the stud...
12/9/11 at 1:12 AM
MnDOT looks 50 years down the road, sees potholes
Many people have trouble planning next weekend, but the Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking 50 years down the road. Not surprisingly, MnDOT discovered it faces many challenges. A draft...
10/5/11 at 3:50 AM
1940: Graduating for Death
6/15/11 at 1:37 PM 1961: Viveration! 6/12/11 at 2:40 PM
1961: High and Wild at the State 6/10/11 at 2:23 PM
Speaking with Allen Quist
Last month, I spoke with a pair of candidates - Tom Bakk (Democrat) and Pat Anderson (Republican) - who hope to be Minnesota's next governor. Blogs about those interviews can be found in the "Tal...
12/2/09 at 3:57 AM