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Ghost Bridge to come down but not without a fight.
The news of the massive demolition of the historic bridges has raised several eyebrows and are leading to questions as to how to better protect historic bridges from neglect and pointless demolition...
1/22/13 at 9:30 AM
Legislative notebook: Speed limit increase hits a speed bump
Sen. LeRoy Stumpf offered a confession to the Senate Transportation Committee. The Plummer Democrat said he sometimes speeds while traveling his northwest Minnesota district. I bring this bill to ...
2/14/12 at 10:50 PM
Remembering the dead
By the time the Civil War ended in 1865, the United States had sustained severe casualties, with the total number of dead soldiers estimated at 620,000. It has been our deadliest war, pitting family ...
5/27/11 at 12:00 AM 150 Years After the Civil War 4/12/11 at 4:08 PM
1960: You and the Civil War
Minnesota was just barely a state when the Civil War began, but I remember being told in my history class somewhere along the line that we were the first northern state to send troops. And we took h...
10/23/10 at 11:00 AM Still Working On It... 8/16/10 at 11:41 AM
1934: Ellsworth Civil War Vet Dies 3/26/09 at 7:00 AM