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Sand mining debate fractures
By Don Davis Sand mined in southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin opens up cracks between rocks so oil and gas can be removed from the ground in places such as North Dakota. But mining the s...
2/19/13 at 6:17 PM Political notebook: Minnesota budget clash continues to grow 2/4/13 at 11:11 AM
Christmas Market Tour 2012: Halle (Saale)
There are many cities and towns that are guilded and overrated- full of glanz and glamour on the outside but full of corruption and disappointment on the inside. But there are cities and towns that ...
1/14/13 at 6:19 AM
Bear Tavern Bridge and the Washington Victory Trail gone- or is it?
Heres a pop quiz to start off the article: When was the Revolutionary War in the United States? When did George Washington cross the Delaware River and in which New Jersey city did a pivotal battle ...
9/20/12 at 2:08 PM Book of the Month for July 2012: Bridges: The Spans of North America by David Plowden 7/27/12 at 9:56 AM
National Historic Bridges Month 2011 11/10/11 at 8:42 AM
Summertime Schmummertime (Oh, and the Blue Angels, just for fun)
Summertime and the livin is easy NOT. Obviously, George Gershwin did not live in the twenty-first century. Its not that I have the kids signed up for a million things. (Though the few things I do ...
6/18/12 at 9:27 AM
I made it on MPR: )
A couple weeks ago many of you read my take on the Trayvon Martin tragedy. Well, Minnesota Public Radio enjoyed it and featured it on their site today: ) Check it out: http://minnesota.publicradio.or...
4/10/12 at 3:42 PM Trayvon Martin's Death: The Opportunity to Reform Justice 3/29/12 at 2:21 PM
George Lucas "Improves" More Movies!
Geek culture was recently incensed by George Lucas's decision to tweak, alter and add stuff to Star Wars. He's already changed enough things that his track record is, shall we say, not good--the "shot...
9/19/11 at 1:26 PM
1986: Ellsworth Cleans Up After Tornado
Ellsworth cleans up after the tornado in 1986....
5/6/11 at 11:00 AM 1961: Easter Gift for School 4/1/11 at 11:00 AM
1940: Fox Pelts 3/27/11 at 11:00 AM
I neglected to offer a Food Quote of the Week last week, so we’ll start out this week with one. In fact, we’ll start out with two, both with a theme connected to impending Valentine’...
2/8/10 at 5:00 AM