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Newsflyer: 31 May, 2013
One bridge was altered and restored to traffic. Another bridge's future is in limbo after inspections reveal structural issues, and another bridge will be torn down if no one claims it by July. Thes...
5/31/13 at 6:18 AM Best Bridge Preservation Example Part 1: Answer to the Pop Quiz 11/19/12 at 10:47 AM
Best Bridge Preservation Example 1 11/12/12 at 11:07 AM
Spotlight turns to sand mining
By Danielle Killey Many Minnesotans are not sure whether more silica sand mining could mean dangerous dust and contaminated water, a booming economy or something in between. Cities and counties have...
2/18/13 at 10:40 AM Electronic pulltabs move ahead, with concerns remaining 7/17/12 at 4:23 AM
Vikings backers hope new game tips stadium effort 4/4/12 at 4:43 AM
King Turkey Day Extraordinaire!
When I moved to Worthington 15 years ago, there were several things that I had to adjust to. No, Im not talking about the prairie or the weather or the figures of speech. Not this time. This time Im ...
9/17/12 at 10:06 PM
I can’t wait to get on the road again
I cant tell you how many miles Ive driven in the course of the last two weeks, but with trips to the Minnesota State Fair and Clay County Fair, coupled with jaunts to the farm and a backroads drive th...
9/10/12 at 7:19 PM
Tai Chi: What Goes Around Comes Around
It had only been two days on this mountain in Hubei province. But in a whole new environment----one that encouraged the focus of every moment, no less---this meant a concentrated, super-saturated 48 ...
9/8/12 at 8:20 AM
Back to — almost — normal
Whew! Im almost glad to be back at my Daily Globe desk after a whirlwind 10 days away, filled with King Turkey Day festivities, class reunion, family reunion, two separate batches of houseguests, help...
9/28/11 at 7:41 AM Cheers to King Turkey Day 9/17/11 at 9:31 AM
Ruby Begonia on the barbie? 9/14/11 at 7:48 AM
1940: Teachers Talk Shop
The kind of gatherings that frighten students! Nah, not really. Just teachers and administrators, talking shop, in 1940....
4/29/11 at 12:00 AM 1940: Miss 17 Crowned 4/1/11 at 12:00 AM
1985: Paycheck, Galloping Gobbler Returns 10/25/10 at 6:00 PM
German Christmas Market Pics 4: Bayreuth
After putting up with the overcrowding visitors at one of the most popular Christmas markets in Germany, the next stop on the Christmas market tour is an hour to the north in a small and quiet town ...
12/17/10 at 10:53 PM
Weather... or Not
These are trying times in Minnesota, when stare into our closets in the morning, wondering what exactly the weather is going to do. This is the time of year when we see people wearing shorts and a win...
9/23/10 at 12:00 AM Gandalf, Conan and King Arthur Comment on Recession 8/30/10 at 12:28 PM
Technical Difficulties Are Evil 9/21/09 at 7:47 AM
Food and toys
Like many young children, it didn't take our kids long to gain an appreciation for fast food. Zachary, a prolific eater of chicken nuggets, seems to prefer the McDonald's variety over any other brand ...
4/29/10 at 12:23 PM
Crunchy Corn Tortillas or Soft Corn Pancakes?
When I was in Detroit Lakes a couple of weeks ago to give a cooking demonstration at the hospital there, I took time to browse around downtown. I couldn't pass up the Boys and Girls Club thrift store...
8/1/09 at 7:01 PM