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5th Annual Historic Bridge Weekend Coming to Iowa
Each year since 2009, the Historic Bridge Weekend Conference has taken place in August or September, and each year, it has drawn in more people who are experts in historic bridges, preservation or h...
4/2/13 at 3:59 PM 3rd Annual Historic Bridge Conference: Greater Missouri 2011 7/29/11 at 2:24 AM
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 Return to reality 2/15/11 at 11:42 AM
Holly Jolly Adventure 2010 12/16/10 at 10:00 AM
Dayton proposes more money, then wants city aid to change
By Don Davis Cities would receive more state money next year if legislators approve Gov. Mark Daytons budget, but after that some could get smaller checks from the Capitol. Dayton proposes adding $8...
2/4/13 at 11:23 AM Greater Minnesota cities demand attention 7/27/12 at 12:53 PM
Local government lobbying costs up a bit 6/25/12 at 11:04 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
Neighborhood Spotlight #1: The Character
The three-story, blue/gray home stands on the corner of 31st and Portland. If you fly by on the one-way heading south, nothing would stick out about this particular property. Walking, though, takes on...
3/9/12 at 5:40 PM
Copenhagenization: The contagion that could change the way we think of bicycles
Heres a pop quiz for you to consider before you read the column further: What is Copenhagenization and who thought of the idea to begin with? When I first heard of the term Copenhagenization, it wa...
10/24/11 at 10:17 AM German Christmas Market Holiday Pics 3: Nuremberg 12/17/10 at 6:31 PM
Rural Life: Better or Worse?
I've lived in towns with populations as low as 1,300, but I've also lived in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and St. Petersburg (Russia). I've liked living just about everywhere I've lived, and I've especiall...
8/17/11 at 6:00 AM
1960: Worthington Has Plenty of Water; Twin Cities Grow Thirsty
Worthington had plenty of water in 1960, and meanwhile, the Twin Cities didn't....
8/16/10 at 2:03 PM
I'll bet you'll love this chocolate Bette
Mmmmmmmmmmm. Chocolate. And more chocolate. Rich, not too sweet and not one bit of flour. That's Bette LeMae. It's a traditional dessert that's been served at northern Minnesota's Ruttger's Bay Lake ...
3/4/10 at 3:00 AM