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Twins Starters Putting the Pressure On
In 2010, the inaugural season at Target Field, Carl Pavano started 32 games for the AL Central Champion Minnesota Twins. Pavano went 17-11 with a 3.75 ERA, including a league-leading 7 complete games....
5/21/13 at 4:47 PM Living Below the Mendoza Line 5/20/13 at 12:07 PM
Laying in the Weeds 5/14/13 at 12:35 PM
2012 Forum Forward class graduates during ceremony in Fargo
FARGO, N.D. - Eight Forum Communications Co.employees were feted this week as the 2012 Forum Forward class graduated and became alumni of the companys leadership training program started several yea...
5/9/13 at 3:17 PM Forum Communications Co. taking newsgathering to new heights 5/2/13 at 1:26 PM
Matt Cory named next editor of The Pioneer of Bemidji, Minn. 3/27/13 at 10:09 PM
Legislative notebook: Higher ed OK'd
By Danielle Killey Minnesota representatives approved increasing by $150 million spending on state colleges and universities. Higher education, perhaps more than any other area, has been neglected f...
4/25/13 at 7:38 PM Hospital talks off; lawmakers still want Minnesota ownership required 4/10/13 at 7:11 PM
Sanford puts Fairview talks on pause 4/10/13 at 3:51 PM
What to do with a HB: St. Anthony Parkway Bridge in Minneapolis
The St. Anthony Parkway Bridge, also known as the Northtown Bridge, is one of Minnesota's historic bridges that deserves some recognition in itself. Located in the western part of Minneapolis near C...
4/25/13 at 7:09 AM Name that bridge type: The answer to question 1 4/15/13 at 3:35 AM
SIA Conference coming to Minneapolis/St. Paul 4/9/13 at 4:01 AM
Ice Storm Photos
I apologize for not posting these photos sooner...I couldn't look at them without feeling ill. Seriously. I had to avoid the...
4/23/13 at 2:05 PM THANK YOU, Mr. Electric Man! 4/16/13 at 1:06 PM
Ice, Snow, Devastation and a Kazoo Band 4/13/13 at 1:07 PM
And here I am
In case you haven't noticed, I haven't had a chance to blog lately. It's for a combination of reasons. Mostly, I've been busy. And gone. First, being busy. I love it. I hate sitting around with not...
1/29/13 at 4:13 PM Floyd! 10/1/12 at 11:51 AM
The Deep Chill
Sports reporter Jordan Willi and I swapped emails the other day. I sent him the hilarious NFL: Bad Lip Reading YouTube video clipfeaturing Minnesota Vikings own Adrian Peterson, and he sent me a YouTu...
1/21/13 at 9:50 PM Twenty years beyond the twisters 6/16/12 at 12:00 AM
Education: Minnesota-style 2/7/12 at 9:05 PM
Historical Snowstorms and Blizzards
I've written about the Children's Blizzard today, but decided to put it into Reprint because of the focus on history. I'm very glad that the blizzard we had over the weekend did not kill 250-500 peop...
1/13/13 at 7:20 PM Hating on Iowa 1/8/12 at 5:22 PM
Farewell, Worthington 6/29/11 at 12:00 AM
1888: The Children's Blizzard
This month marks the anniversary of one of the most horrific events in Midwest history, though after 125 years quite a few people don't remember it at all: the Children's Blizzard of 1888, which recei...
1/13/13 at 7:17 PM 1961: Horrific Crash on Highway 60 6/22/11 at 12:00 AM
1940: New Teachers for the Junior College 6/21/11 at 12:00 AM
Minnesota to Manarola-Cinque Terra' Trekking -part #1
We catch the tube (subway) to Heathrow and find out that our flight to Genoa has been canceled. We rearrange everything and head to Paris to catch connecting flight to our destination, Genoa and then ...
11/3/12 at 11:41 PM
Round Lake, Minnesota: An example of where the job growth should be
When you hear of creating jobs, what comes to mind? A better living for yourself and your family? Having enough money to travel to the places you want to? Paying down or even paying off your debts? ...
10/12/12 at 6:41 AM Social Networking in the Classroom: An interesting concept but...... 8/9/12 at 8:27 AM
Germanarctica! 2/8/12 at 7:26 AM
Business, Labor Both Support Re-Electing Rep. Schomacker
Business, Labor Support Re-Electing Rep. Schomacker Schomacker's Work Together Approach Earns Him Uncommon Pair of Endorsements Luverne Two, oftentimes competing political interests, business and la...
9/25/12 at 12:46 PM Farm Bureau Endorses Schomacker 9/20/12 at 5:30 AM
The fans and the game
It is about this time every year that NHL teams across the country open up training camp in preparation for the start of the regular season. It is a joyous time for any hockey fan because it means th...
9/24/12 at 5:10 PM Can't wait for hockey to start.... 7/27/12 at 5:57 PM
It's all over.... 6/13/12 at 3:46 PM
I can't remember a time when I didn't have fresh garlic in my kitchen ready to smash, mince, chop or slice to use for culinary enjoyment. I've got cookbooks devoted to garlic and file folders bulging ...
7/29/12 at 6:00 AM Summer salad easy to tote to Independence Day picnics. 7/2/12 at 10:34 AM
Easy appetizer (or meal) for those who love olives 12/13/11 at 5:50 PM
In The Flesh
I had never seen anything like it. It was hands down the greatest concert I ever saw. There Gina and I were, floor tickets at the Xcel Energy Center to see Roger Waters perform Pink Floyd's classic 19...
6/5/12 at 4:26 PM